Tag Archive: UIL

May 26 2014

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 01 2014

Foster Orchestra wins 15th straight Sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Orchestra, under the direction of Joanie Russell, has earned the prestigious UIL Concert & Sightreading Sweepstakes award in its 15th consecutive attempt. A musical ensemble is awarded the Sweepstakes honor for earning top honors from judges for stage and sight reading performances. Six judges were unanimous in awarding superior honors to …

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Apr 17 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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 2013

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 2013

PTHS CHAMPS: Academic UIL team returns home with state awards

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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 2013

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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