Tag Archive: science

Jun 04 2013

Money still can’t buy happiness: And we finally have a nation that’s taking that reality to heart.

What makes us happy? In America, we’ve been asking this question ever since 1776, the year we declared for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Back then, Americans seeking more happiness had little more than guesswork to go by. Now we have help: a new science of happiness with years of research findings behind …

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May 30 2013

PTHS CHAMPS: Academic UIL team returns home with state awards

UIL State

Students in the Pine Tree High School UIL Academic Team returned to Longview this week from the Austin State competition with accolades and awards. The Calculator team won the First Place 4A award for state. Members of the team are Amanda Wallin, Beth Jones, Davin Siu, and Lindsey Sutton. Amanda Wallin placed 1st as an …

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May 29 2012

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 07 2012

LETU to launch new math concentration

LeTourneau University plans to expand its mathematics department beginning Fall 2012 with several new concentrations. One of the new concentrations is Financial Mathematics. This new concentration blends a solid mathematics degree with business courses to equip students for jobs in state and federal government, brokerage firms, banking, pharmaceutical firms, and international finance. Another new concentration …

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May 07 2012

Taking time out to revitalize STEM

By Keith J. Peden   For years, the United States has been losing ground to other countries in the race for qualified workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the so-called STEM fields. It’s not that American kids start out any less curious about the world than kids abroad. But they are clearly not …

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May 01 2012

Science Investigation camp slated

Kilgore College will host a science investigation summer day camp (KCSI) from June 11-14, offered to students entering the eighth and ninth grades who are good at science. To be considered for the camp, students must get a written referral from his/her science teacher.   Registration fee is $60 which includes snacks, a camp T-shirt …

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Feb 24 2011

Tyler ISD student to study with NASA engineers

Robert E. Lee High School junior, Cole Paxson, has been nominated to participate in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) program. Paxson will begin the first phase of the program with interactive web-based activities and distance learning in the spring. The next phase will be a residential experience and …

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