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2014 Viewette Revue

Date: 5/1/2014, 7 PM
Location: Mickey Melton Performing Arts Center
2014 Viewette Revue

Date: 5/2/2014, 7 PM
Location: Mickey Melton Performing Arts Center
2014 Viewette Revue

Date: 5/3/2014, 7 PM
Location: Mickey Melton Performing Arts Center
Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting

Date: 5/12/2014, 7 PM
Location: 1301 E. Young St.

Superintendent's Welcome

Welcome to the Longview Independent School District!

Longview ISD is a diverse district with about 8,600 students and some 1,400 staff members. Our richly diverse student population reflects our wonderful city and the east Texas area in general. We are proud to be among the few U.S. districts to offer the esteemed International Baccalaureate Programme. LISD also offers the Montessori program for some of our younger students, and dual college credit courses for our high school students. We are an academically acceptable school district, with one campus, Hudson PEP, receiving Exemplary status for more than 10 consecutive years. In addition to this, Texas Monthly magazine named Hudson PEP as one of the best elementary schools in Texas.

Offering the most extensive course selection opportunities in East Texas, Longview High School is the leader in advanced courses. LHS offers more Pre-AP and Advanced Placement courses than other school in the area. The large number of students earning college credit attests to the courses' rigor. An increasing number of National Merit scholars, GLOBE scholars, and Advanced Placement Scholars, and a long-term winning tradition in University Interscholastic League competition offer further evidence of quality curriculum and instruction at LHS. In addition, the successful Academic Decathlon Team confirms the school's emphasis on academics.

Longview ISD believes in excellence for all, one child at a time. We have a high focus on academic achievement, as well as building partnerships with our community. We are truly working to provide a quality education which serves all students in the Longview area. The Longview ISD web site seeks to provide you with the most up to date information for our district. Whether if you are a parent, current staff member, student, prospective employee, community member, or considering a move to Longview, we hope you find the information helpful. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please contact us at aholland@lisd.org

Sincerely,

Dr. James Wilcox, Superintendent

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News & Announcements

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Lobo technology students bring home state awards 19 TSA members to compete at national championship
District set to honor 2014 Distinguished Alumni class

District set to honor 2014 Distinguished Alumni class Former Lobo, Longhorn great James Street among the honorees
State Comptroller honors district for financial transparency

State Comptroller honors district for financial transparency Longview ISD, for the second consecutive year, has received the Texas Comptroller’s highest honor for financial transparency.
Duke University honors 13 Longview ISD scholars

Duke University honors 13 Longview ISD scholars Twelve Foster Middle School students and a Judson Middle School student earned State Recognition from Duke University for their scores on the SAT college entrance exam.
Foster Band wins coveted Sweepstakes

Foster Band wins coveted Sweepstakes The Foster Middle School Band this past weekend earned a rare distinction among Texas middle school bands – the coveted Concert & Sight-Reading Sweepstakes award.
Three-peat! Lobos are 12-5A UIL Academic Champs. Again.

Three-peat! Lobos are 12-5A UIL Academic Champs. Again. With several individual and team first place honors, Longview High School’s UIL Academic team has won its third consecutive District Championship
Lobo artists honored at museum show

Lobo artists honored at museum show Longview Museum of Fine Arts to display pieces through April 26
Ned E. Williams principal named as Texas’ best

Ned E. Williams principal named as Texas’ best The Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members is set to honor Ned E. Williams Principal Dr. Cynthia Wise as the Administrator of the Year at its annual education summit in Dallas.
Longview High School artists rack up medals at All-Region

Longview High School artists rack up medals at All-Region Longview High School art students had a little less room on the ride home from the January 8 Visual Arts Scholastic Event in Whitehouse. That extra space was taken up by awards.
Longview ISD sets 2014-15 calendar

Longview ISD sets 2014-15 calendar Longview ISD students will return from summer break on August 25, under the official district calendar approved February 10 by the board of trustees. (Texas public schools are not allowed to begin the school year until the fourth Monday of August.)
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