Tag Archive: school

May 02

Lighting the way

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The recent 2013 Lamplighter Awards Banquet gave students an opportunity to express their genuine appreciation to educators whom they respect and admire. Read on for some of their moving essays and a complete winner’s list. A “Pretty Slick” Teacher “I try to make it fun for you guys. It’s boring to just sit down and …

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Jul 21

District adjusts school day start, end times for 2012-13

Longview ISD school days will start and end at different times in 2012-13 in an effort to reduce school bus wait times. Elementary classes will start 15 minutes earlier, but will also end in time for buses to deliver elementary students to their homes – and be ready and waiting for middle and high school …

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Jun 05

Forest Park principal moving to LHS

After two years at the helm of Forest Park Middle School, Brian Bowman has been named executive director of campus accountability at Longview High School. District officials will begin a search for his replacement immediately. Superintendent Dr. James E. Wilcox announced the move this week. “Brian has done a fabulous job at Forest Park,” Wilcox said. …

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May 29

LONGIEW ISD IS HIRING

Longview ISD will be hiring at least 32 full-time certified teachers for the 2012-13 school year in Math, Science, Spanish, Career and Technology. The district has scheduled a 2012 Teacher Recruitment Expo on May 31, 4-6 p.m. at the Longview ISD Education Support Center, 1301 East Young Street. Longview ISD is seeing a lot of …

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May 15

Tatum ISD approves bond

By Jimmy Isaac Tatum Independent School District voters on Saturday approved a $29.9 million bond package. The final tally was 299 votes, or 79.9 percent, in favor of the proposal, and 75 votes against the bond. It was the school’s sixth successful bond election in a dozen years. The 2012 bond will increase the TISD …

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May 07

UT Tyler to offer Master of Accountancy

The University of Texas at Tyler will offer a new master of accountancy program this fall, Dr. Donna Dickerson, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced. The 30-credit hour program will provide students with the requisite accounting skills and knowledge for a professional career in accounting. It is designed to be flexible enough …

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Dec 15

LISD to join school finance lawsuit

The Lindale Independent School District board of trustees voted Monday night to join more than 300 school districts in the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition-Equity Center lawsuit filed against the state. The lawsuit, filed in October, is in response to the Texas legislature’s more than $4 billion cuts to school funding.  The goal of …

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Nov 28

Catering to the frozen pizza lobby

Doting on the financial interests Coca Cola, ConAgra, and Del Monte instead of America’s school kids isn’t going to get the approval rating for Congress recover from an all-time low. By Jim Hightower How small-minded is Congress? How tangled-up in a right-wing ideological knot is it? How subservient to corporate lobbyists is it? The answers …

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