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2014-2015 Headlines

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - June 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Paul Norton Named Region VIII Superintendent of the Year

Texas High School Boys Summer Basketball Camp Slated for July 13 - 15

Texas High School Softball Camp Scheduled for June 15 - 17

TISD Honors Business Partners and Volunteers during Annual Recognition Dinner

Dr. Sandra Austin, Library Coordinator for TISD, Named Distinguished Educator

Summer Volleyball Camps Offered by TISD Tiger Athletics

Awards for Yearbook and Online Newspaper Presented during National Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Convention

Texas High School Student Council Earns National and State Awards for Outstanding Leadership and Service

TISD Board of Trustees Address School Year Budgets, Property Exchange, Summer Maintenance Projects and New Elementary Design

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - April 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Texarkana Independent School District to Host Teacher Job Fair on April 25

Texas High School Symphonic Band and Henderson State University Wind Ensemble Present Dual Concert on April 13

Seventeen Medals Earned by Texas Middle School Art Students

Texas High School Newspaper Only School in Texas Awarded Gold Crown in High School Hybrid Category by Columbia Scholastic Press Association

TISD To Host Groundbreaking Ceremonies on Wednesday for New Sixth Grade Center at Texas Middle School

Top Placement Earned by THS UIL Academic Students during District 15-5A Competition

National Scholastic Press Association Names Tiger Times Online as 2014 Pacemaker Finalist

Texas High School Theatre Students Earn Top Awards during OAP Competition. Gabe Lohse named Best Actor

Texas High School Band Receives UIL Sweepstakes Award. Symphonic Band Earns First Division Rating & Concert Band Scores Straight 2s

Texarkana Independent School District Names Martha W. Morriss and Josh R. Morriss, Jr. as 2015 Distinguished Alumni

Texas High School Art Students Score 19 Superior Ratings during Regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event; Two Advancing to State Competition

Texas High School AP Environmental Science Students Offer Expo Event on Sustainable Living

Curriculum, Construction, Elections, Snow Days and Land Purchase Approved during TISD March Regular Session

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - March 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Texas Middle School Student Scientists Take Top Honors in East Texas Regional Science Fair; Two Advance to Exxon Mobile Science & Engineering Fair

Twenty-Two First Division Medals Scored by Texas High School Choir Students during UIL Solo & Ensemble

Partners In Education March 2015 Newsletter

John Watson Former TISD Tennis Coach to be Inducted into TISD Hall of Fame

TISD Announces Activities for Texas Public Schools Week March 3-5

Texas HighSteppers Take Top Honors in State Event including "Best of the Best" Cup

Top Awards presented to Texas High School Commercial Photography Students during ATPI Winter Conference

Kayce Welch, THS Junior, Selected as Distinguished Finalist for Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Fifty-Four Texas High Band Students Earn 65 Gold First Division Rating Medals during UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest

TISD Board of Trustess Approve Property Purchase, New Software for Child Nutrition and Authorize the Issuance and Refinancing of Bonds

Brainy Bots Robotics Team from Morriss Elementary Receives Judges Award at FLL North Texas Regional Championship

Texas High School UIL Social Studies Team Takes Division Win; Student Members Bring Home Thirteen Medals

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - February 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

People Who See Funny Girl Are the Luckiest People in the World

Informational Meeting on Texas High School Ross Perot STEM Academy to be held on February 9

Texas Middle School Robotics Team Enjoys Success as Only Middle School Team to Compete at FIRST Tech Challenge

Texas High School UIL Academic Program Brings Home 13 Awards for Individual and Team Events during Academic Invitational Practice

Texas High School to Sign Eleven on National Signing Day

Six Texas High School Student Journalists Named National Winners in Quill Scroll International Honorary Society Competition

Texarkana Public Schools Foundation Awards Texarkana ISD Teachers with $20995 in Innovative Program Grants

Full Agenda for TISD Board of Trustees during January Regular Session

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - January 20, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Texas High School UIL Academic Members Earn Individual & Team Awards during Invitational Meet

Doctor Faustus coming to Texas High Performing Arts Center courtesy of American Shakespeare Center

TISD Board of Trustees - Called Meeting - January 16, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Four States Bandmasters Association Convention & Clinic Slated for January 15-17

Texas Middle School Robotics Team Qualifies for State Competition

TISD Board of Trustees Name Amy Bowers to District 4 Seat, Approve Bond Reimbursement for Capital Expenses and Report 100% on Highly Qualified Teachers

Morriss Elementary School Robotics Teams Qualify for Regional Championships; Earn Top Awards

Texas High School Freshmen Band Students Earn Place in Region IV Freshmen All-Region Band

Thirty-Five THS Band Students Earn Placement in Region IV TMEA All-Region Band; Eleven Move Forward to State Auditions

Texas High School UIL Academic Teams Earn Individual and Team Medals during State Virtual Challenge Meet

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - December 16, 2014 - 6:00 PM

College Financial Aid Workshop for Area Students Parents being offered by Texas High School

TISD Board of Trustees - Called Meeting - December 9, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Parents & Students Can Develop the Plan for High School and Beyond during Upcoming Freshmen Workshop

Texas High School's "Suit Up" for Success Now Collecting Donations

Area Students to Participate in Robotics Practice Meet. Event Open to the Public.

Texarkana Tuba Christmas Slated for December 6

Yulefeste to feature Holiday Harmonies of Area School Choirs

Texas High School Holiday Baseball Camp Open to Ages 6-14 Years

Texas High School Students Earn Recognition during Orchestra Competition

TISD Board of Trustees announce District Vacancy; Have full Agenda for November Meeting

Texas Middle School Band Students Named to All-Region Concert & Symphonic Bands

Texas High School Social Studies Team Earns Second Place in UIL State Virtual Challenge Meet #2

Two Members of Texas High School Student Congress Headed to State Meet

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - November 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Tennis Clinic Location Moved For Saturday

Texas High School Tiger Times Newspaper Named 2014 Pacemaker Award Winner by National Scholastic Press Association

Memorial Service & Visitation Scheduled for Al Hanna, The Voice of the Tigers

McCarver and Stoeckl Named to All-Region Orchestra

Ten Texas Middle School Students Chosen for TMEA All-Region Choir

Texas High School Sports Equipment Drive to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Texarkana

Texas High School Quarterback to Present Free QB Mechanics Clinic

Theron Jones Early Literacy Center and Westlawn Elementary School Awarded Apple and ConnectED Grant

1st Division Rating Earned by Texas High School Marching Band during Region IV UIL Marching Contest

Applications for the 2015-2016 Kindergarten Class at Morriss Elementary School Being Accepted November 3 - December 5

Virtual Challenge Meet a Success for Texas High School UIL Academic Team

Texas High School UIL Academic Team Earns Eight Medals during Fall Academic Tournament

Hoop It Up...Register Your Student Today for the Tiger Intramural Basketball Program

Great American Comedy - You Can't Take It With You - Makes its way to the John Thomas Theatre courtesy of Tiger Theatre Company

Maximum Class Size Exception Waiver Bond Refinance Update and Student Academic Report discussed during Regular Session for TISD Board

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - October 21, 2014 - 6:00 PM

TISD Continues to Show Increased Growth Pattern for 13th Consecutive Year

Monica Washington Selected as Recipient for one of Public Education's Most Prestigious Awards. Heads to Washington in February.

Four Texas High School Seniors Named in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

TISD to Host Series of Community Workshops for Upcoming Bond Election

TISD Superintendent Appointed to Texas Policy Commitee on Public Education Information

Four States Invitational Marching Contest to be held at Tiger Stadium on October 4

TISD Bond Election Web Link, Hotline and Email Now Available

Bowie-Cass Adult Education Cooperative Celebrates National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Schools FIRST Financial Report Student Code of Conduct and Appraisal Calendar discussed during Regular Session for TISD Board of Trust

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - September 16, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Texas High vs Arkansas High Ticket Sales, Game Day Shuttle Service & Pre-Game Festivities Announced

TISD Board of Trustees Approve Tax Rate Give Name to Tennis Facility and order Bond Election for November

Texas Middle School 8th Grade Football Equipment Pick-Up Slated for August 22

Texas High Cheer Squads Bring Home Top Awards from State Cheer Camp

Texarkana... Get Ready to Dash For Cash with the Tigers!

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - August 14, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Texas High Tigers Football Season Tickets on Sale to General Public Beginning August 12

Season Tickets on Sale for Texas High Tigers Football Beginning July 29

National Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Alumni Association's 18th Annual All-School Reunion to be held in Texarkana July 24-27

Texas High School Offers Summer Youth Football Camp for 6th - 9th Grade Students

Property Purchase for Campus Expansion and College Career Readiness Program Plans Discussed during TISD Board of Trustees Meeting

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - July 15, 6:00 PM

Texarkana Educator to Receive National Recognition with the 2015 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence