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OSHA report: Crane ‘fell’ during construction at Tyler high school due to malfunction  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - An OSHA investigation into what caused a crane to crash into the construction site of a Tyler high school has suggested the crane did not ...



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.



PRINCIPAL: 'No information about credible, visible threat on campus' after social media rumor concerning Robert E. Lee High School  CBS19.tv KYTX

Concerned parents reached out to CBS19 in regards to reports of a threat against the school making its way around Snapchat.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Bryan Winegeart named new volleyball coach at Robert E. Lee  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert E. Lee High School didn't have to look far to find its new volleyball coach.



Robert E. Lee High School shines spotlight on inclusiveness  KLTV

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Robert E. Lee High School launches 'Best Buddies' program  CBS19.tv KYTX

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



GIRLS BASKETBALL: Tyler Lee Lady Raiders draw Harker Heights in bi-district round of playoffs  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee opens the Class 6A girls basketball playoffs Tuesday night against what head coach Ross Barber feels is the best team in District 12-6A.



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'.”



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Tyler ISD board sets Robert E. Lee name change vote for Monday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler ISD Board of Trustees, in a special called meeting, is scheduled to vote Monday on whether or not to keep the name of Robert E. Lee High School.



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 ...



Tyler Lee Lady Raiders take down Longview in pivotal 11-6A contest  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee and Longview knew Tuesday night's tilt could play a pivotal role in the District 11-6A standings.



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.



Longview outlasts Tyler Lee in double-overtime thriller, 73-68  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee and Longview needed 40 minutes to decide Friday night's District 11-6A basketball tilt at REL Varsity Gymnasium.



Tyler ISD Board members speak on the name change debate of Robert E. Lee high school  CBS19.tv 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 Lee sweeps Pine Tree in volleyball home opener  Tyler Morning Telegraph

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



District 11-6A Basketball: Tyler Lee's Jaiden Pinson named Newcomer of the Year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Jaiden Pinson made the most of his first season playing varsity basketball for the Tyler Lee Red Raiders.



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.



’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.



Scene cleared of crash on Loop 323, Donnybrook Ave  KLTV

The westbound traffic on Loop 323 is shut down as crews respond to a wreck near Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler.



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.



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 Soccer: Lady Raiders top Mesquite Horn  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee got a goal and two assists from Irasel Pacheco and a goal and an assist from Carly Wyatt to lead the Lady Raiders past Mesquite Horn 3-1 ...



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.



Lee Theatre performs tribute to New London School explosion, 'The Girl in the White Pinafore'  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Two dozen ghosts stand on a platform, their voices ringing out more and more urgently, cascading over one another until there is only silence.



Tyler Lee's Carey Clark ready for state swim meet  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Carey Clark qualified for the TAPPS Swimming and Diving State Championships as a freshman at Bishop Gorman Catholic School.



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.



To Be Black at Robert E. Lee High School  The New Yorker

Tasneem Raja writes about the fight over renaming Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas.



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 ...



Lee students build cardboard canoe to compete in UT Tyler competition  Tyler Morning Telegraph

While most teenagers are off enjoying spring break, Robert E. Lee students Christopher Whitmore, Ethan Elliott and Seth Justice were on campus in Dhiraj ...



Where it all Began: Lee Hancock Discusses History of REL Name Change Debate in Tyler  CBS19.tv 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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.



UPDATE: REL student taken to hospital after being struck by car  CBS19.tv 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 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 ...



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, ...



Lone student walks out of REL High School on anniversary of Columbine  CBS19.tv 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Lee netters win third straight district championship  Tyler Morning Telegraph

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



Guest speaker Robb Holladay to speak about vaping at Robert E. Lee  KLTV

A guest speaker will be in attendance at a presentation on vaping at Robert E. Lee High School.



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.



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.



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 ...



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

Robert E. Lee High School's newest club is working to bring students closer together.



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.



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

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 ...



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.



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

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Longview highlights 6A all-state, Tyler Lee's Beaux Limmer earns HM  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Five Longview Lobos, who helped lead their team to its first state football championship in 81 years, earned first-team honors on the 2018 Texas Sports Writers ...



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 responds to alleged threat to Robert E. Lee High School  cbs19.tv

After several concerned parents contacted CBS 19 about a student threatening to bring a firearm to school and shoot at students, Tyler ISD has responded, ...



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.



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.



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, ...



Signing day at Robert E. Lee: Claire Fisher headed to Abilene Christian for tennis, Lexi Hill to Gallaudet for basketball; Angel Rodriguez (baseball), Mark Costanza (soccer) also sign  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Four athletes in four different sports signed to compete at the college level Wednesday morning at Robert E. Lee High School.



Tyler ISD names Campus Teachers of the Year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler ISD has named its Campus Teachers of the Year.



Increased security at Robert E. Lee High School following rumored threat  KLTV

The increased patrols follow a rumored threat on campus by a fellow student, but the district deemed it a "verbal false alarm."



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 ...



ETX high school learns about "Vaping: What's in the Mist"  CBS19.tv KYTX

Robert E. Lee High School students and parents learned about the chemicals and marketing behind vaping.



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.



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.



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

After being added and removed from the TISD school board agenda multiple times, the discussion of the potential name change of Robert E. Lee High School ...



Texas School District Keeps Confederate General Lee's Name  Breitbart News

An East Texas school district will keep the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on one of its high schools after trustees refused to second a motion on a ...



RUNNING WILD: Trio of Jordan, Jamar and Jamarion have Tyler Lee leading 11-6A in rushing  Tyler Morning Telegraph

For the Tyler Lee Red Raiders this season, when all of the chips are on the table, Js have been wild.



UIL Swimming Results: Tyler Lee's Carey Clark earns fifth in consolation finals; Henderson's Mark Eberhard places fourth in breaststroke  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler Lee's Carey Clark and Henderson's Mark Eberhard and other East Texans made some waves at the UIL State Swimming & Diving Meet over the weekend ...



Residents again urge Tyler ISD board to change name of REL High School  cbs19.tv

TYLER — Although the board has not addressed the issue since September, the fight to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School is not over. Several ...



Robert E. Lee HS student commits suicide after bullying  cbs19.tv

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.



Robert E. Lee High School in TX asked to change name  WTXL ABC 27

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A group of parents and citizens is calling for the renaming of one East Texas high school.



Students taken back to school after bus wreck in Tyler  KLTV

A Tyler school bus was involved in a wreck, Wednesday.



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.



OSHA investigation complete on Tyler Lee crane collapse; no citations issued  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A federal agency has closed the investigation on a crane collapse at a construction site at Robert E. Lee High School in December.



Lee grad to begin residency with U.S. Navy after attending McGovern Medical School  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A Robert E. Lee High School graduate is about to begin a residency with the U.S. Navy after attending one of the top medical schools in the country.



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 ...



Retired Peete Elementary principal to run for school board  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A former Tyler Independent School District principal has thrown his hat in the ring for a seat on the school board.



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.



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