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Tyler ISD wins award for excellence in Texas school health

Tyler ISD wins award for excellence in Texas school health

Tyler ISD was one of three school districts in Texas recently honored with a 2013 Award for Excellence in Texas School Health – Award of Achievement for the District’s implementation of the “5-2-1-0 Goes to School” healt

UIL announces new conference cutoff numbers

The University Interscholastic League has announced the newest cutoff numbers for 2014-2016 district reclassification.  The new numbers for realignment are as follows:
Pine Tree ISD asking community input for new athletic director

Pine Tree ISD asking community input for new athletic director

Pine Tree Independent School District is asking for the communitiy's input as they continue their search for a new Athletic Director.

Principal tries to ban Spanish in class at TX high school

A Texas middle school is under fire after students say they were banned from speaking Spanish in class. The students say their principal announced the rule last month over the intercom, Drew Karedes reports.
TJC theater, sign language students collaborate for play reading

TJC theater, sign language students collaborate for play reading

Tyler Junior College’s theater department and sign language interpreter training program will collaborate on “The Taste of Sunrise,” a play presented in American Sign Language and spoken English.
UIL theatre director to present 2013-2015 One-Act Play changes to Region 7 theatre teachers, directors

UIL theatre director to present 2013-2015 One-Act Play changes to Region 7 theatre teachers, directors

University Interscholastic League (UIL) Theatre Director Luis Munoz will be at Longview High School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 to present the major changes taking place in 2013-2015 in the UIL One-Act Play contest.

TX football teams stranded, dealing with tragedy

The El Paso high school football community is rallying together after two separate accidents claimed the lives of a Grandmother of a Bowie High football player and another multi-car crash takes the life of a Chapin father, who was also a YISD s
PTISD students get milk, cookies for perfect attendance

PTISD students get milk, cookies for perfect attendance

Oak Farms Dairy provided Milk & Cookies to the students at the Elementary School students on Friday, November 22, 2013.
Robert E. Lee student earns seat in All State orchestra

Robert E. Lee student earns seat in All State orchestra

Abigail Jorden, an eleventh grader at Robert E. Lee (REL) High School, was recently selected to join the 2013-2014 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Orchestra, an honor she has now earned for three years in a row.
NHS choir members earn spots on Honor Choir

NHS choir members earn spots on Honor Choir

Five Nacogdoches High School Treble Chorus members made the Honor Choir during a competition Saturday, Nov. 9, at Lufkin High School.
TX Board of Education votes Algebra 2 no longer graduation requirement

TX Board of Education votes Algebra 2 no longer graduation requirement

According to NBC5, the Texas Board of Education gave their preliminary approval, Thursda
Region 7 Curriculum Department in search of presenters for its 2014 Curriculum Conference

Region 7 Curriculum Department in search of presenters for its 2014 Curriculum Conference

Region 7 Education Service Center’s (ESC) Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA) Department is in search of teachers, administrators and other school leaders to present at its third annual curriculum conference being held June 11-12
CSCOPE controversy draws crowd, comments at Spring Hill ISD board meeting

CSCOPE controversy draws crowd, comments at Spring Hill ISD board meeting

Issues involving lesson plans and transparency within Spring Hill ISD drew a large turnout Monday night to the board of trustees meeting.
After uproar, mock immigration sting canceled at UT campus

After uproar, mock immigration sting canceled at UT campus

According to the Texas Tribune, the UT chapter of the Young Conservatives of Texas has canceled a mock immigration sting on
ETX superintendent stepping down by 2015

ETX superintendent stepping down by 2015

Dr. James E. Wilcox announced this week that he intends to wrap up his service as Longview ISD’s superintendent by January 2015.