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May 22

Prepare your kids for summer job expenses

By Jason Alderman High school and college students hoping to find temporary jobs may be in for a tough time this summer – once again – as they compete with older, more experienced workers in a still-struggling economy. But if your kid is fortunate enough to find work, there are a few things he or …

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May 08

It takes one “good” teacher

“Woody” Kuon signs a book for Isabella Olofinlade

Vuthy “Woody” Kuon – author, illustrator, cartoonist, publisher, and speaker visits Johnston McQueen, tells students how one teacher made a difference in his life.   By Diane Perkins   Vuthy “Woody” Kuon recently spoke and autographed books at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School.  Kuon was born in Cambodia in the 70’s during the civil war. His entire …

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May 08

Tiananmen leader’s divine cause

By Rusty Wright   Chinese student Chai Ling helped lead the massive 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square that drew the world’s praise and her government’s wrath.  Twice nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, today this Harvard MBA is a successful businesswoman who still risks persecution to bring reform to China.  Her current activities might surprise …

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May 01

Tyler ISD senior named

John Tyler High School senior Rocquel Pettigrew was recently named a Gates Millennium Scholar, a scholarship awarded to 1,000 talented students nation-wide. This year there were more than 24,000 applicants. Gates Millennium Scholars are students who demonstrate strong leadership, community service and academic achievements. In addition to being one of the top 20 students in …

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May 01

Hard ACT to follow

Front Row (left-to-right) Cody Smith, Gus Williams, Roshni Edalur, Abigail Pauley;  Back Row (left-to-right) Neal Rangu, Lucas Steele, Bradie Davis, Naomi D’Arbell

Eight Foster Middle School students earned State Recognition from Duke University for their scores on college entrance exams. One student also qualified for the university’s Grand Recognition for scoring higher on the ACT than most of her counterparts across the U.S.   State Recognition Naomi D’Arbell Bradie Davis Roshni Edalur Abigail Pauley Neal Rangu Cody …

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May 01

The Class of 2012′s choice

The Class of 2012′s Choice Today’s graduates must change the world if they don’t want to wind up flipping burgers. By David Elliot Millions of college graduates will soon walk across the stage to accept their diplomas. Given the harsh reality of today’s economy, here’s the commencement speech I’d like to deliver to the class …

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Apr 24

Student receives top rating

With nothing more than a pencil in hand, John Tyler ninth grader Marc Zapata created a piece of artwork that earned top ratings at the district, regional, and most recently the 2012 State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE). Zapata’s art received the highest rating of four, on a scale of one to four, for the …

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Apr 04

JT color guard flies high

Contributing Writer Kelly Bell   Tyler’s John Tyler High School Color Guard has earned top honors at the Marching Auxiliaries National Competition in Ft. Worth. Members Nayeli Aguilar, Nicole Allen, Lanisha Bowie, Melanie Johnson, Cortlyn Long, Brianna Nickerson, Ranecia Sanders and Nick Sheffield worked hard and long preparing for the competition. The team performed two routines. …

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