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February 24, 2017


When Robert E. Lee High School student, Bailee, loaded the bus to go home for the day, she shared a seat with classmate Austin who was sitting across the aisle from another classmate, Chloe. Bailee soon began to feel pains in her chest and shortness of breath and knew she was suffering from a severe asthma attack. It was then that Austin, Ch...

February 22, 2017

John Tyler High School speech and debate students Tacorian Tilley and Triston Ferguson have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) National Tournament to be held in Montgomery, Alabama June 18-23. Tacorian will compete in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking and Triston in Congressional Debate. Classmate Jose Romero earned an Al...

February 22, 2017

Robert E. Lee Red Raider Orchestra members competed recently in the UIL solo and ensemble contest in Longview returning with 39 first division medals for their efforts. In addition, eight students qualified to perform their memorized solo or ensemble at the state solo contest in Austin in May. 

“Many hours of preparation went into this event and the...

February 22, 2017

The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees recognized the achievements of students and staff during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, February 21, 2017. The primary focus of the Board Recognition Program is to acknowledge accomplishments of District students, staff, departments and campuses.

The Board first recognized the efforts of the two District stud...

February 21, 2017

Robert E. Lee High School senior, Royland Black, loves everything about football; everything except getting his toes stepped on by other players wearing cleats. What began merely as an advanced level engineering and development class assignment has now gained significant yardage in becoming a real product Royland feels could positively impact the s...

February 21, 2017

Tyler ISD will honor Campus Teachers of the Year and announce its 2017 District Teachers of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet at Harvey Convention Center May 2. Cooperative Teachers Credit Union will be the title sponsor for the event.  

“Cooperative Teachers Credit Union is honored to be the title sponsor of the 2017 Teacher of the...

February 16, 2017

Calling all filmmakers! The entry period for the 2nd annual TISD-TV Rising Star Student Film Festival, sponsored by Suddenlink, is now open. The festival is an opportunity for students to develop their visual literacy and expand their educational experience in Tyler ISD by fostering the creative, artistic, communication and technical skills require...

February 15, 2017

What’s your favorite book? This was the theme of a student essay contest recently sponsored by Tyler ISD, the Literacy Council of Tyler and the Tyler Morning Telegraph that tasked seventh grade students across the district to describe their favorite book in 250 words or less.

Jesie Espinoza and Troynekia Thomas, both students at Hogg Middle School,...

February 14, 2017

Studies continue to show that early education helps set students on a course for success. The tuition-based Pre-K program in Tyler ISD, housed at Andy Woods Elementary School, is doing just that, and will continue, as enrollment is now open for the 2017-2018 school year.

“My son loves going to school,” Pre-K parent, Jennifer Roach, said. “I wasn’t s...

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Jennifer Hines

Executive Director of Communications and Public Relations

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