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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, ...

Tyler ISD's Robert E. Lee High School name to remain  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After almost a year of public discussion and debate, the name of Robert E. Lee High School will remain, as trustees declined to vote on the matter Monday.

Crane falls at Robert E. Lee High School construction site, no injuries reported  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Calls flooded emergency dispatchers in Tyler on Wednesday morning as motorists reported a falling 260-foot tall crane.

Student hit by vehicle near Robert E. Lee High School  KLTV

A student was hit by a vehicle near Robert E. Lee High School Tuesday morning.

Tyler ISD board tables decision on Robert E. Lee name change, promises more discussion  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After almost two hours of public comment and lengthy board comments about the issue, the Tyler ISD school board voted to table the contentious issue of ...

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 ...

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.

Thousands gather to watch the Robert E. Lee High School class of 2018 graduate  Tyler Morning Telegraph

More than 530 Robert E. Lee High School students made their way across the stage as the sun set over their graduation ceremony and their high school ...

In Tyler, Robert E. Lee High School keeps its name  Chron

An effort to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler failed Monday, after drawn-out debate in the community around the issue, according to the ...

John Tyler vs. Robert E. Lee Soccer  Tyler Morning Telegraph

As a multimedia journalist, nothing makes me happier than capturing the moments that define our community in East Texas. I'm a born-and-raised Texan and ...

Tyler Lee offensive lineman Beaux Limmer signs with Arkansas  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Whenever football coaches at the University of Arkansas are on the recruiting trail, they say they are going “hog huntin'.”

Robert E. Lee High School shines spotlight on inclusiveness  KLTV

Robert E. Lee high school's newest program focuses on inclusiveness for all students.

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.

Community reacts to school board tabling Robert E. Lee High School name  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The discussion of the potential name change of Robert E. Lee High School to Lee High School was tabled at Monday night's school board ...

Great-nephew of Robert E. Lee sends letter to Tyler group regarding school name change  KLTV

"I was hesitant to make a statement based on the locality of these issues but it is clear to me that the community of Tyler, Texas is a community to be imitated by ...

UPDATE: Robert E. Lee student taken to hospital after being struck by car near the school  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A Robert E. Lee High School student was taken to a Tyler hospital after being struck by a vehicle near the school on Tuesday.

Renaming Tyler ISD's Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools could cost hundreds of thousands more if not done during renovation  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The costs associated with renaming Tyler ISD's two high schools would be significantly lower if done during the ongoing renovations at both campuses, school ...

Tyler Lee Lady Raiders stay hot, rout Mesquite 58-21  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A new year, same Lady Raider domination. The Tyler Lee Lady Raiders started 2019 much like they ended 2018 — with a convincing victory — as they routed ...

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 Lee sending two athletes to Division I level — Haftu Knight to run at Texas, Carly Wyatt to Alabama for soccer  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert E. Lee High School's gym was packed on the home side on Wednesday morning.

Robert E. Lee High School launches 'Best Buddies' program KYTX

Robert E. Lee High School launched the "Best Buddies" program to help promote positive friendships throughout the entire student body. Through the national ...

Tyler Lee, John Tyler face off for 63rd time on Saturday looking for first win of 2018 season  Tyler Morning Telegraph

High school football teams enter the season with a goal of winning a district title and a state title.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tyler students push for name change of Robert E. Lee High School  Star-Telegram

Some students, parents in Tyler want the school board to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. The high school is one of 100 public schools named ...

John Tyler Lions hold off late rally to defeat Tyler Lee Red Raiders, 64-57  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler held off a furious rally by the Tyler Lee Red Raiders to secure a 64-57 victory Tuesday night at Wagstaff Gymnasium on the campus of Tyler Junior ...

Tyler Lee opens fall practice with three candidates vying for quarterback job  Tyler Morning Telegraph

All eyes were on the quarterback position Monday morning as the Tyler Lee Red Raiders hit the practice field for the first time.

East Texan photographs some of music’s biggest stars  KLTV

When it comes to celebrities, photographer, Blair Caldwell, has worked with Normani from Fifth Harmony, Quincy Brown from Star, and Diggy Simmons.

Tyler Lee sweeps Pine Tree in volleyball home opener  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Winning the first two games of a volleyball match is a good start.

Tyler ISD Board members speak on the name change debate of Robert E. Lee high school KYTX

Most of the board members have suffered threats, had their characters called into question. They say this whole topic has turned ugly. They tabled the item on ...

Tyler ISD trustees ask Robert E. Lee name change agenda item be pulled from upcoming TISD board agenda  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD trustee Orenthia Mason announces during a news conference Thursday that she no longer supports changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School ...

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.

Tyler Lee volleyball defeats Lufkin, John Tyler to close non-district  Tyler Morning Telegraph

With District 11-6A play on the horizon, Tyler Lee head volleyball coach Kristee Porter wanted to see her team close non-district action on a strong note.

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.

Tyler Lee's Aaliyah Morgan commits to TCU  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Recruiting for Robert E. Lee High School junior Aaliyah Morgan really heated up during the summer.

Broken utility pole looks dangerous, but Oncor ensures residents of its safety  KLTV

Residents in an east Texas neighborhood say they're concerned for their safety every time they drive to and from home.

Parents, community members gather at Tyler ISD administration building to show board Robert E. Lee renaming discussion is not over  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Thursday would have been the day many Tyler residents hoped they would make their last impassioned pleas to either keep or change the name of Robert E.

Tyler Lee runs past Rockwall-Heath in 11-6A opener, 42-31  Tyler Morning Telegraph

District 11-6A's top rushing team in non-district play continued to pile up yards on the ground in the district opener.

Boys soccer: Tyler Lee, John Tyler play to 1-1 draw  Tyler Morning Telegraph

John Tyler and Tyler Lee shared the spoils Tuesday in a 1-1 draw at Red Raider Field as the Lions opened the scoring in the first half off a goal.

Robert E. Lee replacing costly uniforms regardless of the re-branding decision KYTX

Robert E. Lee High School is moving forward with the revamping of their school uniforms regardless of the school's renaming state.

JJ Green accounts for six touchdowns as Marshall outlasts Tyler Lee, 42-29  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Offensive fireworks were expected in Friday night's season opener between Tyler Lee and Marshall at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

Lee netters win third straight district championship  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Robert E. Lee Red Raiders are district tennis champions once again.

Group petitions to keep name of Robert E. Lee in Tyler KYTX

TYLER — A group in favor of keeping Robert E Lee High School turned in a petition Monday at the Tyler ISD administration building, urging board members to ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Tyler Lee's Haftu Knight places fourth, other East Texas results  Tyler Morning Telegraph

ROUND ROCK — Tyler Lee's Haftu Knight closed his high school cross country career with a fourth-place finish in Class 6A at the state meet Saturday at Old ...

Tyler Lee to scrimmage Pine Tree Friday in Longview  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee will have its lone football scrimmage when it travels to Longview on Friday to take on Pine Tree at 7 p.m. at Pirate Stadium.

Winning state of mind: Tyler Lee's Haftu Knight is headed to state for the fourth time with his eyes on the gold  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Haftu Knight arrived in the United States four years ago.

Quarterback Roland Poster transferring from Tyler Lee to All Saints  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Quarterback Roland Poster is transferring from Tyler Lee to All Saints Episcopal School, Lee head coach Kurt Traylor confirmed on Wednesday.

Tyler ISD to address process of moving forward with Lee name change discussion at Monday meeting  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees will address how it will move forward with the Robert E. Lee High School name change discussion during its Monday meeting.

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.

Group fighting to keep Robert E. Lee High School name releases statement on upcoming board meeting

Members of a group fighting to keep the name of Tyler Independent School District's Robert E. Lee High School have released a statement in response to the ...

Tyler ISD board signals support for renaming Robert E. Lee High School  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A majority of members of the Tyler ISD board of trustees said they're open to changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School, but the matter shouldn't distract ...

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, ...

Moms of Robert E. Lee students speak out against schools possible name change  KLTV

As the community continues the discussion centered around the name of Robert E. Lee High School, the school board is getting ready for a meeting on Monday.

ET Girls Basketball: Longview falls to Tyler Lee on road, more  Longview News-Journal

DISTRICT 11-6A. □ TYLER LEE 57, LONGVIEW 38: TYLER — The Longview Lady Lobos found a 19-6 first quarter deficit too much to overcome in their 57-38 ...

Robert E. Lee's 'Best Buddies' connects special needs students

Tyler, TX - Robert E. Lee High School's newest club is working to bring students closer together. The Best Buddies program kicked off last week. They provided ...

REL School Name Change Vote Scheduled for Monday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert E. Lee High School board is voting on the name change this coming Monday.

Robert E. Lee name change discussion added to Monday's TISD board agenda  KLTV

After much controversy, Tyler ISD board vice-president Wade Washmon submitted a request to consider amending the name of Robert E. Lee High School to ...

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.

OSHA investigating crane collapse at Tyler high school  KLTV

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a crane collapsed at a Tyler High School.It happened on December 19 at the ...

Where it all Began: Lee Hancock Discusses History of REL Name Change Debate in Tyler KYTX

Lee Hancock, a freelance journalist who has produced in-depth articles for the Tyler Loop joins Tashara Parker in studio to discuss the history behind the Robert ...

Robert E. Lee theatre to host encore performance of UIL bi-district winning One Act Play  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Students scurry across the stage as a countdown warns them they have only seven minutes to set up their one-act play. With just under five minutes to spare, the ...

Residents will push for name change at Robert E. Lee High School at Monday Tyler ISD board meeting  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A group of Tyler residents believes now is the time for Tyler Independent School District to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School.

'Big milestone' reached in construction of John Tyler HS  KLTV

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

UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old girl from Tyler found safe

UPDATE: Rhiannon Young is back home with her family now.

Residents speak for and against Robert E. Lee name change at Tyler ISD meeting Monday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Residents spoke out about Robert E. Lee High School's name at the Tyler ISD board meeting Monday, passionately making cases why the school should be ...

Tyler ISD: Bond construction on schedule  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - As students and teachers return to both John Tyler and Robert E. Lee High School, construction continues as a part of a $198 million bond ...

’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.

Readers sound off about border wall, name of Tyler high school  Tyler Morning Telegraph

BORDER WALL OR ELSE. Our Constitution spells out the duties and responsibilities of the president. His first and most important duty is the security of our ...

UPDATE: REL student taken to hospital after being struck by car KYTX

A Robert E. Lee High School Student was taken to a local hospital after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning. According to the Tyler Police Department, ...

Tyler ISD board wants prompt vote on Robert E. Lee High School name change  Longview News-Journal

TYLER - Tyler ISD trustees came to a consensus Monday that they need to take a vote, and do it soon, on the issue of whether to rename Robert E. Lee High ...

Lone student walks out of REL High School on anniversary of Columbine KYTX

"They shouldn't be threatening ISS for people exercising free speech." On the anniversary of Columbine, thousands of students across the U.S. walked out of ...

REL High School Name Change on the Agenda for Board Meeting Tonight  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The name change agenda item is up for discussion tonight at the REL board meeting.

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.

Lindale wins Tyler ISD Invitational Volleyball Tournament championship with victory over Beckville  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It was a state-ranked battle in the gold bracket championship of the Tyler ISD Invitational Volleyball Tournament.

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 ...

REL Crane coverage from East Texas News Midday  KLTV

A crane has fallen in the construction of the new high school campus near Robert E. Lee High School. KLTV's Cinnamon Cornell is on scene.

Tyler Lee will hit the road on Friday to take on North Mesquite  Tyler Morning Telegraph

MESQUITE — Tyler Lee has enjoyed the friendly confines of Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium for four of its first five games this season.

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.

Tyler group begins 30 days of prayer for unity surrounding name change of REL  KLTV

For years, the names of Robert E. Lee and John Tyler high schools have been part of a city-wide conversation for Tyler residents. After much back-and-forth ...

Tyler ISD students get hands-on firefighter training  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Students at John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high school who want to protect their community will get to do so sooner than they thought.

Pitchers Rippy, Perez lead Tyler Lee to 2-1 win over Corsicana  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee scored two runs in the first inning and its pitching and defense made that stand up to edge Corsicana 2-1 on Monday in the Red Raiders' baseball ...

Tyler Lee captures boys, girls District 11-6A tennis championships  Tyler Morning Telegraph

ROCKWALL — Tyler Lee won both the boys and girls District 11-6A tennis tournaments on Friday.

Tyler ISD campuses earn 33 distinctions, all comprehensive campuses rated as having met standard  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD earned a record number of distinctions as part of this year's accountability ratings from the state.This year the district took home 33 distinctions, ...

Tyler Lee Lady Raiders win District 11-6A girls golf championship  Tyler Morning Telegraph

MESQUITE — The Tyler Lee Lady Raiders are the District 11-6A golf champions.

Volleyball: Former Tyler Lee, Tyler Junior College coach Ronda Shirley named head coach at Division I USC Upstate  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Former Robert E. Lee High School and Tyler Junior College volleyball coach Ronda Shirley was announced as the new head volleyball coach at the University ...

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, A collegiate environment and improved parking are in store for the students and faculty at Tyler's two high schools ...

Letter sent to Robert E. Lee High School parents about student hazing incidents over Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Robert E. Lee High School principal is warning students and parents about hazing on campus and encouraging them to take measures to prevent it.

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 Bus involved in a crash, no reports of injuries

50 students onboard a Tyler ISD school bus was involved in a crash. It happened around 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon near Loop 323 and Town Park Dr.

76 people spoke about school name change during Monday's TISD school board meeting  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - After being added and removed from the TISD school board agenda multiple times, the discussion of the potential name change of Robert ...

Lee will host its spring football game on Friday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee football fans will get a sneak peak at the 2018 version of the Red Raiders during the spring game at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Lee High School.

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.

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.

Robert E. Lee HS student commits suicide after bullying

by Sasha Wilson. An East Texas family reached past their pain to help others just two days after 16-year-old Dylan Alvarado committed suicide due to bullying.

High School football scrimmages scheduled for this weekend  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It's go time. High school football teams that didn't participate in spring football will play scrimmages this week. The TAPPS schools in the area — All Saints, ...

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 ...

Tyler Lee's Kourtney Hitchcock earns Defensive Player of the Year honors in District 11-6A  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee senior Kourtney Hitchcock was named the District 11-6A Defensive Player of the Year for girls' soccer, the league's coaches announced.

Tyler Lee Lady Raiders roll to win over Mesquite Lady Skeeters in soccer  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Mesquite struck first. Tyler Lee answered, and answered and answered. The Lady Raiders outshot Mesquite 40-1 with six of those finding the mark in a 6-1 ...

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