Tag Archive: Tyler ISD

Feb 07

Parents learn about new tests

Information about an unfamiliar test raised a lot of questions for Tyler ISD parents who were introduced to the STAAR End of Course (EOC) Exams, the new statewide testing program for Texas high school students, which begins with this year’s 9th graders. Parents of John Tyler High School freshmen listened carefully as Tyler ISD administrators …

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Jan 24

Early Childhood students help “Keep Tyler Beautiful”

Preschoolers rolled up their sleeves and helped plant daffodil bulbs at the St. Louis Early Childhood Center Thursday morning. The school started its gardening project last year when it partnered with Keep Tyler Beautiful. “Today students got the opportunity to learn outside the classroom,” Head Start Director Gloria Bell said. “The children worked on their …

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Jan 19

Tyler ISD students selected

Three students from Robert E. Lee High School were selected from a pool of thousands of students to perform in one of the All-State ensembles during the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention. The students earned their spots in the All-State ensembles after performing in region and area auditions. All-State is the highest honor a …

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Dec 21

Official wins statewide recognition

Michael Timms is John Tyler High School’s (JT) associate principal for curriculum and instruction, and very good at his job. The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) has named him its Texas Assistant Principal of the Year.  Only those who display the absolute best performance in their positions and show the greatest leadership skills …

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Dec 15

LISD to join school finance lawsuit

The Lindale Independent School District board of trustees voted Monday night to join more than 300 school districts in the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition-Equity Center lawsuit filed against the state. The lawsuit, filed in October, is in response to the Texas legislature’s more than $4 billion cuts to school funding.  The goal of …

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Dec 08

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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Nov 03

The calendar is booked

This year, the award-winning Tyler Independent School District Foundation will hit the ground running  for its annual community campaign. “Our first part of our campaign has been a quiet campaign of contacting our loyal donors and employees of Tyler ISD,” said Tom Slack, chairman of the Foundation Board and President and Owner of Lone Star …

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Oct 19

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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