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Jul 28

Future CEOs shout YEA

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has begun taking applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) autumn 2014 semester. This year-long program walks middle and high school students through the processes of establishing and then running their own businesses or social movements. All students grades 6-12 are invited to enroll in YEA! While at the academy …

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Jun 04

Foundation award colleges

  Representatives from Kilgore College, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Texarkana College recently met on the NTCC campus in Mount Pleasant to receive a $200,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. The three colleges were awarded the money to support the creation of a consortium to promote student success and college efficiency by upgrading to a new student information computer system. These colleges share the challenge of upgrading …

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May 26

Championship:Lobos grab spot

Behind a strong performance by its journalism students, the Longview High School UIL Academic Team has earned Texas’ 5A runner-up spot for 2014. The Lobos competed against more than 40 top UIL academic teams from across the state and bettered most of them by more than 30 points. Southlake Carroll came closest to Longview with …

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May 09

Hudson Pep, firefighters flame cancer

Ambulance sirens were blaring as beautifully decorated trucks approached Hudson Pep Elementary School winding drive way.  Several Longview fire trucks blasting their horns intermittently were following closely behind as in a triumphant parade. Suddenly, pink fire trucks made their entrance from behind the trees. The event was a surprise, show-stopper for two teachers, Leslie Konvalin, …

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Mar 10

Scholarship offered to Texas students

Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Don’t mess with Texas program are encouraging high school students across the state to share their litter prevention accomplishments. In an effort to promote positive litter habits among young Texans, the organizations partnered to announce the 11th annual Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest. The …

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Feb 19

UT Tyler offers intensive English institute to assist international students, Tyler community

The University of Texas at Tyler has created an institute to help its international student population excel in university-level study, Dr. Alisa White, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, announced. Housed within the UT Tyler Office of International Programs, the Intensive English Language Institute provides instructional programs critical to UT Tyler’s mission, offering …

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Jan 29

Heritage scholarship competition to break record Saturday

   LeTourneau University expects a record number of top high school students to compete for full-tuition scholarships in its annual Heritage Scholarship Competition Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, on the university’s Longview campus.    Approximately 126 of the best and brightest high school students spanning the globe will compete in the invitation-only event.  Ten full-tuition …

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Jan 28

Teacher salaries recovering

   More than 90 percent of Texas teachers received a base salary increase for  2013-14, according to the Salaries and Wages in Texas Public Schools Report recently released by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA).    In districts that gave raises (including step increases), the average pay …

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