Robert E. Lee High School

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The Florida Times-Union
Cheers: JSO officers serving as mentors(a recent Providence School graduate who will study biology at Baylor Universit
Cheers: JSO officers serving as mentors
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 hours ago
(a recent Providence School graduate who will study biology at Baylor University). ■ JaRon Weatherspoon (a recent Robert E. Lee High School graduate who will study mechanical engineering at Florida A&M). Cheers to the students for their... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
HISD budget cut leaves out quality education Robert E. Lee High School will build a brand new school and get a new name-Ma
HISD budget cut leaves out quality education
The Daily Cougar / Posted yesterday
Robert E. Lee High School will build a brand new school and get a new name-Margaret Long Wisdom High School. | Ajani Stewart/The Cougar The consideration of HISD’s location in a “property-wealthy... Read more
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My EastText
City of Tyler offering free youth tennis lessonsrotate at five locations in Tyler, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m until noon.
City of Tyler offering free youth tennis lessons
My EastText / Posted 3 days ago
rotate at five locations in Tyler, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m until noon. Head tennis coach Ronnie Blake of Robert E. Lee High School is the instructor for the lessons. Children will be placed in a beginner, intermediate, or advance... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
Commissioners react to judge's indictment, suspensionJoel P. Baker by trial, based on the sexting cause cited in our filed case.” B
Commissioners react to judge's indictment, suspension
Bullard Banner News / Posted 3 days ago
Joel P. Baker by trial, based on the sexting cause cited in our filed case.” Baker, a native of Tyler, is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, Tyler Junior College, Texas A&M University, and South Texas College of Law. He has practiced law... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Tyler ISD to propose approval of $762K stream disruptionTyler ISD is proposing an item to their school board which will allow the distr
Tyler ISD to propose approval of $762K stream disruption
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
Tyler ISD is proposing an item to their school board which will allow the district to make changes to the property behind Robert E. Lee High School. Any type of disruption to the stream flowing behind the high school is going to cost the school... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
Judge Baker indicted on charges violating Open Meetings Actto Austin for judicial conduct hearings. According to the Smith County website
Judge Baker indicted on charges violating Open Meetings Act
Bullard Banner News / Posted 10 days ago
to Austin for judicial conduct hearings. According to the Smith County website, Baker, a native of Tyler, is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, Tyler Junior College, Texas A&M University, and South Texas College of Law. Baker has practiced... Read more
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The Advocate
As a matter of pride, Baton Rouge’s Lee High still to be known, unofficially, as Lee Magnet Highprograms. “Magnet is a brand,” Porter said. “We use the word because parents a
As a matter of pride, Baton Rouge’s Lee High still to be known, unofficially, as Lee Magnet High
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
programs. “Magnet is a brand,” Porter said. “We use the word because parents are familiar with the concept.” Although Robert E. Lee High School has been the school’s official name since the school opened in September 1959, the “Robert E.” long... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High SchoolSplitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thurs
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Splitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday changed the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge to just Lee High School, falling short of the demands of black leaders who pressed for a name with no... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High SchoolSplitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thurs
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Splitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday changed the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge to just Lee High School, falling short of the demands of black leaders who pressed for a name with no... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts 'Robert E.' from Lee High SchoolSplitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts 'Robert E.' from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Splitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to shorten the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge was to just Lee High School, falling short of the demands of black leaders who pressed for a name with no... Read more
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The Advocate
Will it stay Lee High? School Board to settle debate Thursday on name of Robert E. Lee HighTwo weeks of heated debate about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School in
Will it stay Lee High? School Board to settle debate Thursday on name of Robert E. Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Two weeks of heated debate about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge or keep the name as it is will likely come to an end Thursday night when the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board plans to decide how to settle the... Read more
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The Advocate
More than a name? Debate over Lee High never seriously considered beforeConfederate, the board over the past decade has barely discussed, much less tak
More than a name? Debate over Lee High never seriously considered before
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Confederate, the board over the past decade has barely discussed, much less taken decisive action to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Members kept their silence despite multiple opportunities to address the elephant in the... Read more
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The Advocate
Southdowns? Lee Magnet? Strong opinions differ on whether to rename Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee HighSupporters of changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge got
Southdowns? Lee Magnet? Strong opinions differ on whether to rename Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Supporters of changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge got a chance Thursday to speak their piece, but they were joined by a strong contingent of alumni who pressed to retain the school’s connection to the Confederate... Read more
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The Advocate
Proposed names for Robert E. Lee High in Baton Rouge range from Southdowns High to Harry Lee Highminutes, an hour short of what had been set aside, a total of 36 people spoke o
Proposed names for Robert E. Lee High in Baton Rouge range from Southdowns High to Harry Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
minutes, an hour short of what had been set aside, a total of 36 people spoke out Thursday about whether or not to rename Robert E. Lee High School. Several alternatives were suggested, ranging from Southdowns High School to Harry Lee High... Read more
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The Advocate
Amid school, statue controversies, Robert E. Lee critics should consider his full recordThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating
Amid school, statue controversies, Robert E. Lee critics should consider his full record
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating a name change for Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee High School. Let’s face it, many of the students whose educations are under the board’s charge would be hard-pressed to... Read more
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The Advocate
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district saysA community forum planned for Thursday night to solicit new names for the possi
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district says
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
A community forum planned for Thursday night to solicit new names for the possible renaming of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge will operate under tight rules, said a spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. Adonica Duggan,... Read more
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The Advocate
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district saysA community forum planned for Thursday night to solicit new names for the possi
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district says
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
A community forum planned for Thursday night to solicit new names for the possible renaming of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge will operate under tight rules, said a spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. Adonica Duggan,... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
ETX Brewing project gets positive response from P&Zline, but that’s not how the ordinance is written. He cited the example of Torc
ETX Brewing project gets positive response from P&Z
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 23 days ago
line, but that’s not how the ordinance is written. He cited the example of Torchy’s Tacos, which is across the street from Robert E. Lee High School. Because that street is Loop 323, there’s a significant barrier between the school and the... Read more
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Al.com
University of Alabama student to compete on 'America Ninja Warrior' tonighthooked. I knew it was something I wanted to do." Suchocki's first run at the c
University of Alabama student to compete on 'America Ninja Warrior' tonight
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
hooked. I knew it was something I wanted to do." Suchocki's first run at the course came in 2015, when the former Robert E. Lee High School athlete took on stage 1 in Orlando, Fla. While Suchocki fell at the fourth obstacle, the failure... Read more
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The Advocate
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents debate changing name of Lee HighConfederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The board voted 5-3 to consider again on June
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents debate changing name of Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The board voted 5-3 to consider again on June 16 changing the school’s official name from Robert E. Lee High School to Lee Magnet High School. The debate comes after a $54.7 million reconstruction of the school,... Read more
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The Advocate
Keep Lee name, but tell his full storyThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating
Keep Lee name, but tell his full story
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating a name change for Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee High School. Let’s face it, many of the students whose educations are under the board’s charge would be hard-pressed to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Community forum set to discuss new names for Lee High SchoolBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Those interested in coming up with a new name for Rober
Community forum set to discuss new names for Lee High School
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Those interested in coming up with a new name for Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge - or keeping it just the way it is - will get their chance to brainstorm Thursday night. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1TXnFji )... Read more
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The Advocate
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High SchoolFolks interested in coming up with a new name for Robert E. Lee High School in
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Folks interested in coming up with a new name for Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge — or keeping it just the way it is — will get their chance to brainstorm this Thursday night. The community forum, announced Monday afternoon, is in response... Read more
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The Advocate
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High SchoolFolks interested in coming up with a new name for Robert E. Lee High School in
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Folks interested in coming up with a new name for Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge — or keeping it just the way it is — will get their chance to brainstorm this Thursday night. The community forum, announced Monday afternoon, is in response... Read more
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The Advocate
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High SchoolThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has set a community forum for Thursday
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has set a community forum for Thursday to come up with suggestions to rename Robert E. Lee High School. The move is a response to criticism lodged at a heated School Board meeting Thursday night from... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
One dead in overnight Upshur County wreckTyler ISD high school graduation schedule2016 Tyler ISD high school graduation
One dead in overnight Upshur County wreck
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 27 days ago
Tyler ISD high school graduation schedule2016 Tyler ISD high school graduation schedule The John Tyler High School and Robert E. Lee High School graduation ceremonies will take place at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, but contingency plans... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns HighA furor has erupted over whether Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge shoul
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns High
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
A furor has erupted over whether Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge should preserve its historic name, change it to simply Lee High or Lee Magnet High, or come up with something brand new. However, it wasn’t always named after the Confederate... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns HighA furor has erupted over whether Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge shoul
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns High
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
A furor has erupted over whether Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge should preserve its historic name, change it to simply Lee High or Lee Magnet High or come up with something brand new. However, it wasn’t always named after the Confederate... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns HighA furor has erupted over whether Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge shoul
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns High
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
A furor has erupted over whether Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge should preserve its historic name, change it to Lee High or Lee Magnet High, or come up with something brand new. However, it wasn’t always named after the Confederate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Family of San Antonio teen who died of cancer will receive her posthumous high school diplomalast year of leukemia. With her family's persistence, Adriana Rodriguez will s
Family of San Antonio teen who died of cancer will receive her posthumous high school diploma
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
last year of leukemia. With her family's persistence, Adriana Rodriguez will still be able to receive her diploma from Robert E. Lee High School. Rodriguez, 17, passed away last September, while her classmates settled into their senior year of... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student honored at graduationwas diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student honored at graduation
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student honored at graduationwas diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student honored at graduation
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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ajc.com
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...
ajc.com / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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The Advocate
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents, debate changing name of Robert E. Lee HighConfederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The board voted 5-3 to consider again on June
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents, debate changing name of Robert E. Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The board voted 5-3 to consider again on June 16 changing the school’s official name from Robert E. Lee High School to Lee Magnet High School. The debate comes after a $54.7 million reconstruction of the school,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in sc
Sister struggles with school district to have dead student...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 29 days ago
was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2015. Although Rodriguez was active in school and a member of the cheer squad at Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, her sister, Elizabeth Leos, told KSAT Wednesday she had to work hard to get her... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Family fights high school to include deceased student in graduation ceremonySAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio woman has fulfilled a promise she made to her dying
Family fights high school to include deceased student in graduation ceremony
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio woman has fulfilled a promise she made to her dying sister. Robert E. Lee High School student Adriana Rodriguez passed away last September, weeks after her classmates started their senior year without her. Rodriguez's... Read more
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11 News Houston
School district grants teen posthumous diploma after cancer battlefamily of a high school cheerleader who lost her life to cancer can celebrate o
School district grants teen posthumous diploma after cancer battle
11 News Houston / Posted 29 days ago
family of a high school cheerleader who lost her life to cancer can celebrate one victory. A decision by administrators at Robert E. Lee High School to deny the teen a posthumous diploma has been reversed. Adriana Rodriguez's family said the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Special graduation ceremony being held for Lee Rebel baseball seniorsSeveral seniors with the Robert E. Lee High School baseball team will receive t
Special graduation ceremony being held for Lee Rebel baseball seniors
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 30 days ago
Several seniors with the Robert E. Lee High School baseball team will receive their diploma in a special ceremony. The ceremony will be held in the Bowie Fine Arts Auditorium on Thursday, June 2. Midland ISD Administrators, including Superintendent... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduationsheld at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: Jo
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduations
KXXV Waco / Posted 30 days ago
held at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: John Tyler High School will be at 2 p.m. and Robert E. Lee High School will be at 6 p.m. Officials with the district say they will send out more information on the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduationsheld at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: Jo
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduations
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 30 days ago
held at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: John Tyler High School will be at 2 p.m. and Robert E. Lee High School will be at 6 p.m. Officials with the district say they will send out more information on the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduationsheld at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: Jo
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduations
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 30 days ago
held at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: John Tyler High School will be at 2 p.m. and Robert E. Lee High School will be at 6 p.m. Officials with the district say they will send out more information on the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduationsheld at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: Jo
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduations
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 30 days ago
held at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: John Tyler High School will be at 2 p.m. and Robert E. Lee High School will be at 6 p.m. Officials with the district say they will send out more information on the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduationsheld at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: Jo
Inclement weather plans for East Texas graduations
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 30 days ago
held at 2 p.m. If both graduation ceremonies are required on Sunday, June 5: John Tyler High School will be at 2 p.m. and Robert E. Lee High School will be at 6 p.m. Officials with the district say they will send out more information on the... Read more
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