The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees during its regular monthly meeting Monday night, honored students, schools and staff during the September board meeting for a variety of outstanding achievements.
Eleven campuses were honored for receiving distinctions in 2016 STAAR exams. These campuses are Robert E. Lee High School, Moore MST Magnet School, Three Lakes Middle School, Bell Elementary Global Communications Academy, Birdwell Elementary School, Caldwell Fine Arts Academy, Dixie Elementary School, Douglas Elementary School, Dr. Bryan C. Jack Elementary School, Peete Elementary School and Andy Woods Elementary School. Campuses that meet standard under the accountability system qualify for distinction designation levels and earn distinction designations by being in the top quartile of its comparison group for the following:
Academic Achievement in English Language Arts/Reading (campus only)
Academic Achievement in Mathematics (campus only)
Academic Achievement in Science (campus only)
Academic Achievement in Social Studies (campus only)
Top 25 Percent: Student Progress (campus only)
Top 25 Percent: Closing Performance Gaps (campus only)
Postsecondary Readiness (district and campus)
Moore MST Magnet School is one of only 400 campuses in the state of Texas to earn all possible distinctions.
Congratulations to Peggy Leonard for being named Teacher of the Month for September. Ms. Leonard is the homemaking teacher at Hubbard Middle School where she has served for more than 40 years.
Nine Tyler ISD students were selected to participate in Education in Action’s 2016 Lone Star Leadership Academy this past spring and summer. These students were among 1,141 students across Texas who were selected based on demonstrated academic success and leadership ability, educator recommendation and involvement in school/community activities. Tyler ISD participants were: Alan Cox and Preston Rathbun, Moore MST Magnet School; Chris Everitt and Ronelle Samson, Iesu Agapito, Aiden Ebert, Sam Eckert, Zane Griffith and Peyton Martinez, Three Lakes Middle School.