Tag Archive: student

Jan 05 2012

Easing student loan repayments

By Jason Alderman College costs are out of control. Total outstanding student loans hover around $1 trillion, second only to home mortgages. Student loan repayment takes a hefty toll on starting salaries even during good economic times. But with so many recent graduates unable to find a decent job – or any job – repayment …

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Dec 21 2011

LHS student-musicians win new seats

Forty-four Longview High School (LHS) band members have earned 2011 All-Region Honors in a musical playoff versus more than 300 of their colleagues from other schools.  The competition was held at Tyler Junior College. Of the 44, there were 16 who earned the right to compete at the area level.  This is the next step …

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Dec 15 2011

Head Start parents get playtime training

Longview Child Development Center, Region 7 Early Head Start recently hosted a parent meeting/training which offered information about how to become more involved in your child’s play time. Region 7 Specialist, Karen Wernli, was the speaker at this training entitled, “Let’s Play”. Parents were given information on items that are age appropriate for their children …

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Dec 08 2011

Students earn awards

Seven Tyler ISD middle school students earned awards in the Tyler/Smith County Fire Prevention Poster Contest. The Tyler Fire Marshal’s Office, along with the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office, hosted the competition, which required students to submit a poster highlighting an important fire prevention theme. “The Tyler/Smith County Fire Prevention Poster Contest provides a great …

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Oct 19 2011

Tyler ISD scholars recognized

Three Tyler ISD high school students were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Taylor Huckaby and Cole Paxson, both seniors at Robert E. Lee High School, received the National Merit Program Commendation recognition. Andrea Huerta, a senior at John Tyler High School, received special recognition as a National Hispanic Achievement Scholar. “We are extremely …

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Aug 17 2011

Back-to-school tax tips

Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind.  “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay Sanford, an IRS …

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Aug 16 2011

Back-to-school budgeting tips

By Jason Alderman Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/4704/

Jul 19 2011

Fire students awarded

Nineteen students will graduate from the Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 80 on Tuesday, July 26. The evening will mark the final class to graduate under the direction of Mike Earley, the originator of the KC Fire Academy in 1989. Earley, who has served 35 years with KC, will retire in August as Dean of …

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