Tag Archive: UIL

Apr 17

Foster Band wins coveted sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Band this past weekend earned a rare distinction among Texas middle school bands – the coveted Concert & Sight-Reading Sweepstakes award. And the judges were unanimous in their decision, which is even rarer. Bands that compete at concert and sight-reading contests must first perform pieces that they’ve rehearsed for several weeks.  …

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Mar 06

PTHS Band taking record numbers to State UIL contest

  Mark Melton, Director of Fine Arts, is pleased to announce that a record number of band students to competition this year; 81 band students have qualified for Texas UIL State Solo & Ensemble contest, to be held May 24th in Austin, TX. Most of those students will be competing in more than one event, …

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Feb 27

Singing it up

Director Melody McMullen announced the results of the Pine Tree HS Choir UIL Region 4 Solo and Ensemble contest, which took place on February 22, 2014. “I am proud to announce that we brought home a total of 38 1st division solos,” said McMullen. “6 Soloist will be advancing to the State Auditions in May, …

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Oct 24

LHS musicians shine

The Longview High School (LHS) Lobo band has won a first division rating from the entire judging panel to secure its 64th consecutive “superior” score in University Interscholastic League contest rating competition. This extends the “Big Green Marching Machine’s” record for consecutive superior ratings in regional competition. For more than 80 years the LHS band has …

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May 30

PTHS CHAMPS: Academic UIL team returns home with state awards

UIL State

Students in the Pine Tree High School UIL Academic Team returned to Longview this week from the Austin State competition with accolades and awards. The Calculator team won the First Place 4A award for state. Members of the team are Amanda Wallin, Beth Jones, Davin Siu, and Lindsey Sutton. Amanda Wallin placed 1st as an …

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May 16

Theatre icon recognized: Student to receive a $1,000 scholarship named for Pam Mercer-McWilliams

Statewide theatre association creates scholarship honoring long-time Longview High School teacher. A Kilgore College student will receive a $1,000 scholarship named for Pam Mercer-McWilliams, Longview High School’s theatre director. Mercer-McWilliams, a past vice president of the Texas Educational Theatre Association, was chosen by the group to be the scholarship’s namesake. As part of the honor, …

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Apr 10

Judson wins Longview ISD One-Act Play contest

Judson Middle School on Wednesday took top one-act play honors among the district’s three middle schools for performing a 1960s version of Macbeth.  Four Blue Devil thespians were also named to the district’s 2012 All-Star Cast, including Best Actress. Forest Park and Foster each had three actors named to the All-Star Cast, including a (Foster) …

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Jan 31

Kids compete at UIL meet

Johnston McQueen students at recent UIL competition.

It was a bright, early and chilly Saturday morning when most people are in bed under warm blankets enjoying not having to go to school or work. Early risers may have been up watching cartoons. However, students, and their teachers assembled on this fateful morning at HUDSON PEP for the UIL meet. Seven LISD elementary …

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