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Tyler ISD cancels classes at John Tyler High School for Tuesday due to ‘sanitary sewer malfunction’ KYTX

TYLER, Texas — Tyler Independent School District Superintendent Marty Crawford tells CBS19, classes at John Tyler High School are canceled for Tuesday, ...

Classes will resume Wednesday at John Tyler after sewage spill

TYLER, TX (KETK) - UDPATE (11 A.M.). Classes will resume Wednesday at John Tyler High School, according Dawn Parnell of Tyler ISD. Crews are continuing ...

Tyler ISD Foundation presents ‘Grants for Great Ideas’ to innovative teachers  KLTV

Excitement echoed in the hallways of 18 Tyler ISD campuses and departments Tuesday as the Tyler ISD Grant Patrol visited classrooms and offices to award ...

Tyler Schools and Parents Come Together to Understand and Put an End to Vaping

The amount of high school students addicted to e-cigarettes is alarming. It's now being called an epidemic by the FDA. With the use of these devices on the rise, ...

Signing Day in East Texas: Who’s heading where?  KLTV

East Texas athletes are signing letters of intent Wednesday during National Signing Day.

John Tyler dominates All-District 7-5A Division I  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler running back Roderick Hawkins Jr. and Lions head coach Ricklan Holmes earned superlative honors to lead a JT-dominated All-District ...

John Tyler, Lancaster tangle in area playoff Saturday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions (8-2, champions of District 7-5A Division I) and the Lancaster Tigers (7-3, runners-up in District 6-5A Division I) meet in an area football ...

Tyler ISD finalizes price for John Tyler renovation, finds efficiencies to add indoor athletics facility to both high schools  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD has saved enough money during its bond project construction process to build indoor athletic facilities at both high school campuses.

John Tyler High School celebrates the season with ARTSmas showcase  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It's beginning to feel a lot like ARTSmas at John Tyler High School. Students shared the holiday spirit with family and friends recently during the school's annual ...

’Big milestone’ reached in construction of John Tyler HS, project on track at REL  KLTV

Tyler ISD says the steel structure of Robert E. Lee High School's future three story academic building is 99 percent complete.

Big Chill: John Tyler breezes to 45-13 win over Sherman  Tyler Morning Telegraph

On a chilly night at Earl Campbell Field, the Lions came out blazing.

Spring Hill downs John Tyler in basketball opener  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler produced a strong start, but an onslaught of second-quarter dunks by Longview Spring Hill's Tyler Caron sparked the visitors and the Lions didn't ...

John Tyler gets started early for football workouts  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sunrise in Tyler, Texas on Monday is scheduled for 6:44 a.m..

John Tyler, Hallsville split basketball DH | High School  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler and Hallsville split a District 16-5A basketball doubleheader on Friday at a packed Boulter Milddle School gym.

John Tyler High School band receives high praise KYTX

After 34 years the John Tyler Big Blue Band received a Division 1 rating at Region 21 UIL marching contest.

Behind the scenes of Robert E. Lee, John Tyler High School construction projects  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Construction on John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high schools is well underway. Tyler ISD voters approved a $198 million bond proposal in ...

Commentary: Heartbreaking end to a stellar season for John Tyler  Tyler Morning Telegraph

As sports writers, our job is to report what happens on the football field or the basketball court or the diamond and not be a "homer" as fraternity would call.

Hawkins rushes for 200 yards, John Tyler hangs on for 28-25 win over McKinney North to clinch playoff berth  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Roderick Hawkins rushed for 200 yards and the John Tyler defense forced a McKinney North fumble — after it appeared the Bulldogs were driving for the ...

VIDEO: Texas HS football team wins on long Hail Mary as time expires  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Texas high school football game ended on a wild Hail Mary as time expired.

Sixth class of Tyler ISD Athletics Hall of Fame set for induction Saturday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Four all-state football standouts, two championship coaches, a tennis star and a state title team are the latest additions to the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame, ...

UPDATE: Construction at Tyler ISD high schools KYTX

Tyler, TX — Monday the Tyler ISD school board members heard an update on construction at both Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High School. Community ...

Highland Park rallies by JT, 42-35, in Class 5A Division I quarterfinals  Tyler Morning Telegraph

FRISCO — Highland Park scored four touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead score with 11 seconds on the clock, as the Scots rallied to top ...

District title on the line: John Tyler meets Mesquite Poteet Friday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions (5-2, 4-0) and the Mesquite Poteet Pirates (7-1, 4-0) meet in a District 7-5A Division I football game on Friday in Mesquite. Kickoff is ...

Tyler Lee Lady Raiders take 53-25 win over John Tyler Lady Lions  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee's pressure was too much for the John Tyler Lady Lions to overcome Tuesday night at Wagstaff Gymnasium.

John Tyler teacher and student involved in altercation reconcile at church  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler High School teacher who was seen shoving a student in a video that surfaced Friday said he was a mentor to the boy, who showed up at.

Former John Tyler basketball coach Carl Love passes away  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Longtime John Tyler High School basketball coach Carl Love, who was as quick with a quip as he was at winning games, passed away on Thursday, current JT ...

John Tyler High School class of 2018 celebrates graduation  Tyler Morning Telegraph

For more than 475 John Tyler High School students, everything they have done since the age of 4 led to one moment they would remember for the rest of their.

John Tyler student graduates with honors just a few years after moving to the U.S.  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A John Tyler High School student will graduate with top honors, despite moving to the country just three years ago. Her robe is adorned with colorful strings and ...

Back in the Show: JT Lions meet Tomball Cougars in bi-district  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions (7-2, champions of District 7-5A Division I) and the Tomball Cougars (6-4, fourth-place team from District 8-5A Division I) meet in a Class ...

Ready to Go: John Tyler's Devlen Woods, Ke'Andre Street anxious for first game  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions open the 2018 football season against the Cedar Hill Longhorns on Friday. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Longhorn Stadium, No.

Ke’Tavion Humber, John Tyler High School tracksters set for state meet  Tyler Morning Telegraph

When Ke'Tavion Humber competes on Saturday in Austin, he will not only be running for his school, John Tyler Lions teammates, family, coaches and ...

JT's Street, Billington, Yarber sign college scholarships  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Three players who were instrumental in helping John Tyler win the district championship and getting into the fourth round of the football playoffs — wide receiver ...

Year In Review: Tyler ISD attempts to leave the past behind, build a bright future  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The state of education in East Texas this year was marked by attempts to move forward, while struggling to break free from the past.

John Tyler High School teacher placed on leave after altercation with a student  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A John Tyler High School teacher was placed on administrative leave Friday after a video surfaced showing an altercation between him and a student.

John Tyler WR/DE Ke'Andre Street named American State Bank Player of the Week  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler's Ke'Andre Street, whose spectacular Hail Mary catch from quarterback Devlen Woods lifted the Lions to the district championship, has been named ...

John Tyler set to meet Dallas Jesuit in football scrimmage  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After almost two weeks of drills, John Tyler will get a chance to play an opponent when the Lions meet Dallas Jesuit in a football scrimmage on Friday at North.

With district title clinched, JT wants unbeaten league mark  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions (6-2, 5-0) and the Sherman Bearcats (4-5, 3-2) meet in a District 7-5A Division I football game on Friday in Tyler. Kickoff is scheduled for 7.

John Tyler High school teacher involved in altercation with student will remain employed KYTX

After video circulated showing a John Tyler High School teacher, Jermain Montgomery, pushing a student he was placed on leave until the investigation was ...

John Tyler teacher involved in altercation with student will remain employed with Tyler ISD  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler High School teacher involved in an altercation with a student last month will remain employed with the district.

Bi-district JT vs. Tomball: Lions hoping for long journey in playoffs  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions (7-2, champions of District 7-5A Division I) and the Tomball Cougars (6-4, fourth place in District 8-5A Division I) meet in a bi-district football ...

Free Aaron Ross Football Camp scheduled for Saturday at John Tyler High School  Tyler Morning Telegraph

There are still a few spots open for the annual Aaron Ross Football Camp, part of the Christus Summer Sports Camp Series.

Tyler Lee goes 3-0, John Tyler 2-1 on opening day of Tyler ISD Invitational Volleyball Tournament  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It was a perfect day for the Tyler Lee Lady Raiders to open the Tyler ISD Invitational Volleyball Tournament.

John Tyler High School partners with Shattered Dreams to show dangers of drinking and driving KYTX

TYLER — In the midst of prom after party rumors, John Tyler High School partnered with Shattered Dreams to create a simulated drunk driving crash. "We saw ...

Class 5A All-State Football: John Tyler's Ke'Andre Street, Chance Billington, Frankie Sanchez earn honorable mention  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Three John Tyler standouts were named honorable mention on the 2018 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 5A all-state high school football team that ...

Former John Tyler Lions, current NFL players work with young football players at the first Tyus Bowser Youth Football Camp  Tyler Morning Telegraph

If you're a young football player in Tyler, there's no better person to learn how to avoid blockers from than Tyus Bowser of the Baltimore Ravens.

Tyler ISD takes advantage of summer break to move high school rebuilds forward  Tyler Morning Telegraph

To the casual observer, the construction sites at Tyler ISD's high schools may look like little more than expansive fields of red dirt, but construction for the new ...

John Tyler QB Devlen Woods named the American State Bank Player of the Week  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler standout quarterback Devlen Woods has been consistent all season, but in the regular-season finale the senior stood above the rest.

Tyler ISD looks at progress of programming redesigns  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD took a look at its programming redesigns as the schools approach the end of the first semester under the Pathfinder Program.

JT coach Ricklan Holmes pleased with first week of workouts  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After a week of workouts and with school starting Monday, the John Tyler football program held its media day on Friday.

Tyler ISD Athletics announces 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Four all-state football standouts, two championship coaches, a tennis star and a state title team are the latest additions to the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame, ...

Former John Tyler coach Allen Wilson inducted into THSCA Hall of Honor  Tyler Morning Telegraph

SAN ANTONIO — Allen Wilson, who led John Tyler to a state football championship and made Cujo famous around the nation, was inducted into the Texas High ...

Former John Tyler Lion Tyus Bowser of the Baltimore Ravens works with campers at his youth football camp  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Former John Tyler Lion Tyus Bowser of the Baltimore Ravens demonstrates a drill during the Tyus Bowser Youth Football Camp Saturday at John Tyler High ...

Robert E. Lee High School name change pulled from Tyler ISD board agenda  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The discussion about changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School is over, according to Tyler ISD's school board. That's a departure from where things ...

JT Lions, Poteet Pirates meet for district title  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler Lions (5-2, 4-0) and the Mesquite Poteet Pirates (7-1, 4-0) meet in a District 7-5A Division I football game on Friday in Mesquite. Kickoff is ...

WEBXTRA: Tyler ISD construction update  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler ISD has several major construction projects underway. Work is progressing on the new academic building for the Robert E. Lee High ...

John Tyler graduates receive Butler College Community Service Organization scholarships  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Butler College Community *Service* Organization recently presented two scholarships to John Tyler High School graduates Skyler Humphrey and Darius ...

Tyler ISD State of the District celebrates long-term turnaround  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD celebrated the culmination of many of its long-term goals during its annual State of the District luncheon on Wednesday.

Frequently asked questions about Lee name change controversy  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler residents who want to see the name of Robert E. Lee High School changed have renewed their efforts to get the item on a future Tyler ISD board agenda.

Ex-JT coach Allen Wilson to be honored in San Antonio  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Allen Wilson, who returned John Tyler High School football to prominence, will be honored on Saturday in San Antonio.

Wagstaff Holiday Basketball Classic, Macy Chenevert/Patriot Holiday Basketball Classic highlight weekend tournaments  Tyler Morning Telegraph

High school basketball teams will have their final tournaments of the season this weekend.

FAQ: Your questions about a potential name change for Robert E. Lee High School answered  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler residents for and against changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School have renewed their efforts to persuade the Tyler ISD board.

Running back Jamarion Miller making an early impact for Tyler Lee as a freshman  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Jamarion Miller had witnessed the Tyler Lee and John Tyler rivalry before while watching his older brother play.

Tyler ISD accepts final construction costs for Robert E. Lee renovation, foundation work for academic wing to begin soon  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The renovation at Robert E. Lee High School has cleared the final hurdle before construction will begin in earnest.

What's in a name? | What you need to know about the REL name change discussion KYTX

Before Monday night's school board meeting to discuss changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School to Lee High School, catch up on what you missed from ...

Allen Wilson, Johanna Denson set for induction into halls of fame  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Later this month, San Antonio could easily be dubbed the Rose City for a weekend.

Former John Tyler Lion, current NFL player Teddy Williams treats local athletes to shopping spree at Academy  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Teddy Williams is in town this weekend for his annual “Fast Like Teddy” Speed & Agility Camp.

Tyler ISD committee member pushing for high school name change KYTX

A Tyler ISD committee member is pushing for the high schools' name change and doesn't believe the projected cost to do so is accurate.

John Tyler Lions ink athletic, academic scholarships as part of National Signing Day  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Before family, friends, teammates and coaches, eight John Tyler High School students signed scholarships on Wednesday the JT Varsity Gymnasium.

Tyler ISD Foundation Director Marc Loredo to run for board seat  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Marc Loredo, director of the Tyler ISD Foundation and a local banker, has announced he will run for the Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees ...

Boulter Middle School band puts an instrument in the hands of more than half the students at the school  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Karen Norman has close to 500 young musicians under her tutelage, but she never hesitates to make more time for them.

Police respond to wreck involving motorcycle in front of John Tyler High School  KLTV

Tyler police are responding to a wreck involving a motorcycle in front of John Tyler High School.

Tyler Morning Telegraph photographers capture high school football season prep  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler High School's (21) Anthony Miner makes a catch during football team practice at 5 a.m. at the school on Monday Aug. 13, 2018. (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler ...

As Tyler ISD vote looms on Robert E. Lee name, learn more about the board members who will decide the issue  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After nearly a year of public urging, the Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees is expected to vote next month on whether to change the name of ...

Volleyball Roundup: Tyler Lee, JT, Whitehouse, Lindale, Brownsboro, Bullard, Chapel Hill, Rains, Quitman, Alba-Golden, Troup, Carlisle score wins  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee 3, North Mesquite 0. MESQUITE — Tyler Lee picked up a sweep of North Mesquite (25-18, 25-19, 25-11) on Friday in a District 11-6A volleyball match.

Motion to change name of Tyler ISD's Robert E. Lee High School fails, no vote held KBMT-KJAC

TYLER — A proposal to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School failed Monday evening following an executive session of the Tyler Independent School ...

Texas high school won’t let lesbian couple attend prom together  LGBTQ Nation

The school said it would start a gang fight if the two went to prom together. No, seriously.

Online petition calls for Tyler high school to keep name

A group of East Texans has started a petition to keep the Robert E. Lee High School name.

Volleyball Roundup: Bishop Gorman beats Grace for first time in 10 years  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Bishop Gorman Lady Crusaders scored a 3-1 win over Grace Community in a volleyball match at Cougar Gym.

John Tyler High School JROTC teaches students to be better citizens  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Lieutenant Colonel Janie Eddins never imagined she would become a teacher, but since coming to John Tyler High School she has fully embraced her calling ...

Khalan Griffin enrolls at Brook Hill  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Former Chapel Hill High School quarterback Khalan Griffin has enrolled at The Brook Hill School in Bullard, John Tyler High School football coach Ricklan ...

Mount Pleasant tops John Tyler in baseball season opener  Tyler Morning Telegraph

On a windy but nice day at Mike Carter Field, the high school baseball season got underway.

Two-time Super Bowl champion Aaron Ross holds annual football camp  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Aaron Ross credits his success in life and on the football field in part to surrounding himself with great people.

A few changes are in store for Tyler ISD graduation ceremonies  Tyler Morning Telegraph

With construction underway at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, Tyler ISD has some special instructions to help ensure this week's graduation ...

Tyler ISD addresses questions, concerns over future of Moore and Dogan Middle Schools  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD answered parents' questions about the changes coming to Moore Middle School and how the closure of Dogan will affect the attendance zone.

Tyler ISD breaks ground on renovations for Robert E. Lee, John Tyler High Schools  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Construction has officially started on Tyler Independent School District's $198 million high school renovation project.

The Adventures of John Tyler High School's newest furry friend, Sewer Cat  Tyler Morning Telegraph

No one knows exactly when the Sewer Cat moseyed into town. Some folks say she was dumped at John Tyler High School as a kitten. Others say maybe she's ...

Earl Campbell presents JT valedictorian Emmanuel Daniels with academic scholarship  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It was a gathering of Longhorns and Aggies on Thursday in Tyler with a Texas legend presenting a scholarship to a Texas A&M freshman.

East Texas Events: Tai Chi in the Park, Gardening With Daylilies, John Tyler Class of 1968 Reunion  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tai Chi in the Park. Tai Chi in the Park will be held at Pollard Park at 9 a.m. on Saturdays Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13. The event is free and is hosted by ...

John Tyler High School burned down 35 years ago  Tyler Morning Telegraph

CORY MCCOY. Flames leapt through the air, engulfing John Tyler High School on Valentine's Day 35 years ago. More than 90 ...

Clear Creek ISD honors life, legacy of former John Tyler High School football player who died in Hurricane Harvey-related flooding  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A former John Tyler High School football player who died in Hurricane Harvey-related flooding is being honored with the naming of a building at his longtime ...

Tyler ISD board votes to finalize reshaping of district's attendance zones, with approval of elementary zones  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Independent School District will reshape its elementary school attendance zones for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Tyler ISD proposes attendance zone changes across the district  Tyler Morning Telegraph

For the first time in nearly half a century, Tyler ISD is set to change its high school zoning boundaries.

Suspected Gunman Who Shot Two People Captured in East Tyler  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The man suspected of shooting two people has been arrested.

13 semifinalists announced for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Thirteen players from six conferences are represented among the semifinalists for the Sixth Annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, Cindy Smoak, SPORTyler ...

Tyler ISD announces new policy for bags at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Independent School District announced a new policy for bags being brought into Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

JT standout hurdler Humber signs with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Ke'Tavion Humber, John Tyler High School's standout hurdler, continued his eventful senior year Tuesday morning.

High School Football Honor Roll for Week 9  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Here is a look at some individuals who delivered big performances during Week 9 of the high school football season in East Texas. Please send nominations for ...

POLICE: Woman found dead in dumpster was 'avid collector of items found in trash containers'

The Tyler Police Department says no foul play is suspected after a woman was found dead inside a dumpster Saturday afternoon.

Memories of Paul Hendrix, former Briarwood Golf Club pro  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It was the summer of 1969 when I watched Neil Armstrong become the first man to walk on the moon. Overcome with the moment, I did what I suspect others.

EARLY NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line KYTX

TYLER — For the second straight year, East Texans are getting the chance to take advantage of Early National Signing Day. CBS19 is all over the Piney Woods ...

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