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ETCA to hold preview night for prospective families

ETCA to hold preview night for prospective families

East Texas Christian Academy will host Preview Night 5:30 p.m.,  to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, for prospective students and parents interested in attending ETCA, announced ETCA President Mr. Wayne Boshears.
Austin area coach, ETX native recommended as new Athletic Director, Head Football Coach at PTISD

Austin area coach, ETX native recommended as new Athletic Director, Head Football Coach at PTISD

Pine Tree Independent School District has officially announced their new choice for Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.
LETU to host panel response on evolution vs. creationism

LETU to host panel response on evolution vs. creationism

LeTourneau University will host a panel discussion response to the debate on evolution vs creationism between Bill Nye, “the Science Guy,” and Ken Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis, on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m.
Birdie Park neighborhood clean up set for Feb. 15 with PTHS

Birdie Park neighborhood clean up set for Feb. 15 with PTHS

Pine Tree High School Leadership and Interact Club, in partnership with the City of Longview and Go West Longview will come together to clean up Birdie Park and the neighborhood surrounding the park on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Number of TX students taking AP courses has more than doubled over last decade

Number of TX students taking AP courses has more than doubled over last decade

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the number of Texas graduates taking at least one Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exam has more than doubled during the past decade.
SB 2 mandatory revocation of ETX school to proceed

SB 2 mandatory revocation of ETX school to proceed

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has notified a Tyler open-enrollment charter school that the revocation process of their charter – established under Senate Bill 2 – will continue.
ETBU president resigning to accept presidency of TN university

ETBU president resigning to accept presidency of TN university

The East Texas Baptist University (ETBU) Board of Trustees has announced today the pending resignation of its 12th President, Dr. Samuel W.
Weather-related delays, closings for February 10-11

Weather-related delays, closings for February 10-11

With wintry weather expected to set in Monday night, schools are delaying classes and cancelling on-campus activities due to the inclement weather threat:
TJC Distance Education program earns national award

TJC Distance Education program earns national award

The Tyler Junior College Distance Education program has been named 2014 Outstanding eLearning Program by the Instructional Technology Council.
ETX school to host 'Texting, Sexting & the Digital Divide' seminar

ETX school to host 'Texting, Sexting & the Digital Divide' seminar

Frankston ISD will hold a panel discussion on Texting, Sexting, and the Digital Divide Wednesday, February 26, at 6:00 p.m., in the Frankston Independent School District Auditorium.
Former longtime Longview basketball coach passes away

Former longtime Longview basketball coach passes away

Former longtime Longview basketball coach, Leroy Romines, passed away at his home, Thursday morning, Longview Head Football Coach John King confirmed.
Longview Global High STEM teacher selected for prestigious academy

Longview Global High STEM teacher selected for prestigious academy

Monica Scott-Hawkins, a biology teacher at Longview Global High STEM Academy, is among 200 people nationwide chosen to attend the 2013-14 New Science Teacher Academy.
Becca Chance named president of the Lufkin ISD Education Foundation

Becca Chance named president of the Lufkin ISD Education Foundation

Lufkin ISD has newly formed the Lufkin ISD Education Foundation which is a non-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer board of directors with Becca Chance at the helm. Mrs.
3 arrested in connection with ETX school threat hoax

3 arrested in connection with ETX school threat hoax

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has made three arrests in connection to the threats made against Woden ISD. Sheriff Jason Bridges said arrest warrants were issued Tuesday for the three suspects. 
LETU to make college affordable for local students

LETU to make college affordable for local students

LeTourneau University will make living on campus more affordable for local students by offering a new “Future of East Texas Grant.” Residential students may qualify for up to $4,500 more per year in tuition assistance.