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Classes to resume as normal Wednesday at John Tyler High School  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER, Texas — Tyler Independent School District Superintendent Marty Crawford tells CBS19 after having to cancel classes at John Tyler High School on ...



Tyler ISD cancels classes at John Tyler High School for Tuesday due to ‘sanitary sewer malfunction’  CBS19.tv 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  EastTexasMatters.com

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 ...



John Tyler High School theater students perform celebrated monologues during Black History program  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER, Texas — Happy, sad, anger, love are all emotions you would typically find in a high school class. For a group of theater students at John Tyler High ...



’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.



Recruit of the Week: Roderick Hawkins, John Tyler High School  USA TODAY High School Sports

"He has a tremendously high IQ on the football field and in the classroom," coach Holmes said of high school running back Roderick Hawkins.



JT Baseball: Lone Oak stops John Tyler 11-5  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It was time to play ball on Monday as the John Tyler Lions opened their baseball season against the Lone Oak Buffaloes at Mike Carter Field.



Tyler ISD's new high schools are starting to reach for the sky  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The sounds of work crews greet Tyler ISD high school students each morning as construction on the renovation of John Tyler and Robert E. Lee campuses is ...



John Tyler High School band receives high praise  CBS19.tv KYTX

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



John Tyler football coach, trauma counselor winners of first Monarch Awards  KLTV

John Tyler High School football Coach Ricklan Holmes and Smith County trauma counselor Brenda McBride, LCSW have been named the first-ever recipients ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



UPDATE: Construction at Tyler ISD high schools  CBS19.tv 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 ...



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

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



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.



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.



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 HS theater students excel to state  CBS19.tv KYTX

A group of theater students at John Tyler High School are shining bright. The students are coming off a state competition of performing August Wilson ...



Eight JT athletes sign with colleges  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The product of hard work on the football field and soccer pitch, along with taking care of business in the classroom was on full display at John Tyler's National ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



TSWA Class 5A All-State Football: John Tyler OL Chance Billington earns first-team honors  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler High School senior Chance Billington, who was instrumental in helping power the Lions offensive attack, earned first-team honors on the 2018 Class ...



A look at the top salaries in the Tyler Independent School District  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler Independent School District is planning to raise pay for employees in the upcoming year, and the Tyler Morning Telegraph took a look at the district's ...



McClure looks to challenge Hager for Tyler ISD school board District 6 seat  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Lisa McClure has announced she will be seeking the District 6 seat on the Tyler Independent School District board of trustees this May.



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.



JT Football Banquet: Devlen Woods, Frankie Sanchez, Cameron Grant share Team MVP honors  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The John Tyler High School football program celebrated a successful season on the gridiron as well as in the classroom while receiving an inspirational speech ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Tyler ISD board receives midyear update, approves purchase of new buses  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees received midyear arts, athletics and academic updates during its January meeting.



Tyler ISD investigating after video surfaces of John Tyler HS teacher shoving student  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER — Administrators from Tyler ISD are investigating after a video surfaced of a John Tyler High School teacher shoving a student in class. The video was ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Black History Month event at Roseland Plantation celebrates with messages of unity, opportunity  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Red, white and blue banners fluttered in the wind and the sun shined through the clouds on the front yard of Roseland Plantation. The front porch of the large ...



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 ISD names Campus Teachers of the Year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD has named its Campus Teachers of the Year.



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 ...



John Tyler High School partners with Shattered Dreams to show dangers of drinking and driving  CBS19.tv 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Tyler schools improve security, will hire 4 new tactical police officers  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler schools are investing in something other than textbooks this year, something parents believe is even more important: the safety of its ...



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.



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 committee member pushing for high school name change  CBS19.tv 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.



Immigration advocate Dalila Reynoso seeks seat on Tyler City Council  Tyler Morning Telegraph

An immigration advocate is running for a seat on the Tyler City Council.



What's in a name? | What you need to know about the REL name change discussion  CBS19.tv 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 ...



ALL-EAST TEXAS FOOTBALL: Longview's Haynes King, John King earn top offensive, coach honors; Lee freshman Jamarion Miller named top newcomer; Van's Jayden Jacobs chosen as Defensive Player of the Year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Longview won its first state football championship in 81 years.



Motion to change name of Tyler ISD's Robert E. Lee High School fails, no vote held  12newsnow.com 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 ...



John Tyler High School students celebrate Black History Month with program, performances  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The contributions of African-Americans to theater, music, culture and the freedoms that all Americans can now enjoy were celebrated at Caldwell Auditorium on ...



EARLY NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line  CBS19.tv 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 ...



Hager, Washmon, Loredo submit candidacy paperwork for Tyler ISD board of trustees  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Filing for the May 4 election opened on Wednesday and local candidates were ready.



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 ...



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...



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 ...



Former educator makes her mark on ETX  CBS19.tv KYTX

Ollie Mae Crawford has lived for nine decades on this earth, and by now, it's clear she's leaving her mark with a new exhibit in her honor.



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.



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

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



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Parents protesting principal being removed from Peete Elementary  CBS19.tv KYTX

The principal of Peete Elementary school was moved to John Tyler High School for the last two weeks of school. On Tuesday morning, parents and students ...



TJC Ambassador: Apache football coach Danny Palmer resigns  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After 13 years as head football coach and a lifetime love affair with Tyler Junior College, Danny Palmer decided it was time to "step back."



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 ...



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.



Photo shows teacher, student from viral confrontation embracing  KLTV

A teacher and a student shared a touching moment that was shared on social media following a video that surfaced Friday that allegedly showed a confrontation ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Area athletes set to sign collegiate letters  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A number of athletes around East Texas will be inking with colleges as the second National Signing Day unfolds on Wednesday.



Suspect arrested in Thursday night shooting, victim in critical condition  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler Police Department has identified the men involved in a Thursday night shooting.



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line  CBS19.tv KYTX

Student-athletes from all over the Piney Woods are taking their athletic and academic talents to the next level.



Texas African American Museum opens doors in Tyler  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tucked behind aisles of antiques and artisan goods in the back right corner of Unique Shopping Mall on 2822 W. Erwin St. is the temporary home of the Texas ...



Body found in dumpster behind Family Dollar, police investigating  KLTV

Police have confirmed a body has been found in Tyler. The Tyler Police Department was called just after 5:30 p.m. to the 19-hundred block of north north-west ...



Tyler ISD takes a first look at comprehensive plans for total renovations of Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools  Tyler Morning Telegraph

CORY MCCOY, comccoy@tylerpaper.com. A collegiate environment and improved parking are in store for the students and faculty at Tyler's two high schools ...



Texas African American Museum open in Tyler  CBS19.tv KYTX

The museum showcases successes and milestones within the African American community in Texas and East Texas specifically.



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.



Multiple fire trucks respond to call at John Tyler High School  KLTV

A possible sighting of smoke at a Tyler school prompted multiple fire trucks to respond on Wednesday evening.



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