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Construction at TJC to hinder some parking through November

Construction at TJC to hinder some parking through November

The Tyler Junior College Main campus is growing, with one major construction project under way and a second about to begin.
Severe winter weather causes delays, closures for Monday

Severe winter weather causes delays, closures for Monday

East Texas schools are delaying or cancelling classes due to winter weather hitting the area. Reported school delays and cancellations are as follows:
Longview ISD principal named 'Administrator of the Year'

Longview ISD principal named 'Administrator of the Year'

Ned E. Williams principal named as Texas’ best
Tyler ISD students lead ‘Friends of Lauren’ campaign

Tyler ISD students lead ‘Friends of Lauren’ campaign

Six fifth-grade students at Bell Elementary Global Communications Academy are working together to help a classmate in need.
LETU to host aviation art exhibit Feb. 25-28

LETU to host aviation art exhibit Feb. 25-28

LeTourneau University’s School of Aeronautical Science is hosting its second annual aircraft-themed art show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, through Friday, Feb.
LETU to host Theologoy week Feb. 24-28

LETU to host Theologoy week Feb. 24-28

LeTourneau University will host invited speakers and panel discussions during its annual “Theology Week” Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 24-26, and Friday, Feb. 28. Chapel services will be held in the S.E. Belcher Jr.
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.