Tag Archive: teacher

Aug 31

Teachers worth their hire

This is a good time to be going to work for the Pine Tree Independent School District (PTISD.)  Staff there will soon be receiving a substantial salary increase.  Unlike many school districts statewide, Pine Tree employees have not been victimized by the current economic downturn and have been able not only to keep their jobs, …

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Jul 19

Marching to save our schools

By Mary Tedrow I was born and raised in Washington, DC before the miracle of air-conditioning. I know well that July is a beast in that city. Yet I will return to Washington, DC on July 30 to participate in the Save Our Schools march and rally. Why? Because I don’t want to lose something …

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Jun 29

Teacher of the year named

LeTourneau University graduate Matthew C. Bradley has been recognized as a 2011 Texas Student Teacher of the Year in Texas.  Bradley graduated in May. He did his student teaching in the spring of 2011 semester at Pine Tree ISD teaching fifth grade language arts and 7th grade Texas history. Bradley has been hired to teach …

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May 12

Pine Tree teachers honored

The Pine Tree Independent School District (PTISD) recognized its top educators on May 5 at the annual Beacon Award banquet. The best teachers not only achieve success in classrooms, but make positive lifelong impacts on their students.  This event makes sure their special instructors are honored.  During the ceremony one student from each campus, and …

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Apr 14

Panther posing

Teacher Denise Lattier, and winners Renee Pitre, Sarah Moore,  Abisay Salvadore and Cole Crawford

Spring Hill students won the Kids Press essay contest on why  you should steer clear of illegal drugs. Spring Hill State Bank and Gorman McCracken Volkswagen Mazda Dealership gave cash prizes to the teachers. Burger King rewarded all 80 students who participated in the contest. Thank you to the sponsors and congratulations to the winners.

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Jan 20

Texas teachers’ salaries surveyed

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has released its Texas Public Schools Teacher Report, revealing the state’s teachers are making 1.4% more for 2011-2011 than they were a year earlier. This is the second such survey taken by the TASB’s HR Services Division, and is the most definitive report on Texas educators’ compensation and …

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Jan 20

Students devise novel retirement gift

What is a good parting gift for someone who has spent 40 years teaching school?  Many might say a watch to mark the retiree’s remaining time, or a book to read to pass this time.  Douglas Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tom Rhodes knew exactly what he wanted.  He wanted his pupils to read–to read words by …

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