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Last-second victory perfect ending to REL 90th celebration  The Baytown Sun

Gander pride was on full display during the Baytown Lee win over Vidor Friday night. As Gander fans enjoyed the back-and-forth game, alumni marched onto ...



REL teachers rally around instructor with cancer | Local  The Baytown Sun

When someone at Robert E. Lee High School runs into trouble, everyone at the school rallies around them.



REL Theatre Dept. presents 'Annie' tonight | Lifestyle  The Baytown Sun

Leapin' lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine Annie takes center stage at Robert E. Lee High School as the last performance of one of the world's ...



30 years ago: Fire at REL | Local  The Baytown Sun

On Monday May 4, 1987, sitting in an unfamiliar classroom at Ross S. Sterling High School in my second period senior English class, I was given a letter by my ...



Big Day: Three schools, more than 1,400 grads | News  The Baytown Sun

More than 1400 students graduated Saturday from the three main Goose Creek CISD high schools.



Remembering Chanda 20 years after her death | News  The Baytown Sun

It is truly hard for many of us to believe that on Monday, October 8, 2018 (Columbus Day), it will be twenty years since our almighty God reached down into.



REL classes join to celebrate 90 years | News  The Baytown Sun

Ninety years ago, Baytown's flagship high school opened it's doors, establishing some of the great Gander traditions that are still applied today.



Search for Lee basketball coaches winding down | Sports  The Baytown Sun

Robert E. Lee High School's search for head boys and girls basketball coaches is coming to an end.



North East ISD Votes to Change Name of Robert E. Lee High School  News/Talk 790 KFYO

Following in the footsteps of Houston ISD in 2016, North East ISD (San Antonio) has voted to change the name of its Robert E. Lee High School after the current ...



Suspect in REL students slaying pleads guilty | News  The Baytown Sun

The man accused in a crime that rocked the Baytown and Chambers County area in 2015 pleaded guilty to the slayings on Monday.



GC approves high school boundary changes | News  The Baytown Sun

The Goose Creek CISD board has approved a rezoning option based on votes cast by the public in an online poll.



Goose Creek CISD Education Foundation recognizes Students Choice winners  The Baytown Sun

Almost everyone remembers special teachers who made a difference in their lives. For the ninth year, the Goose Creek CISD Education Foundation gave 15 ...



RSS coach recalls Sterling's first win | News  The Baytown Sun

Al Dennis had always been a Gander. A 1960 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, he had played football and basketball and was even crowned Mr. Robert ...



Gander Tip-Off Classic starts Thursday | Sports  The Baytown Sun

Basketball action will heat up this week as girls basketball teams from throughout the area and state converge on Baytown for the 2018 Gander Tip-Off Classic.



An Apple for 'Mr. Gander' | Local  The Baytown Sun

It was an extraordinary day for Brian Walenta — not one he's likely to ever forget! The U.S. History teacher at Robert E. Lee High School started out the day.



IMPACT Anchor Club chartered | Lifestyle  The Baytown Sun

The Pilot Club of Baytown checked off an item on its Wish List as the IMPACT ECHS Anchor Club was chartered in a ceremony at IMPACT Early College High ...



Texas school boards vote to change names of Robert E. Lee high schools  ABC15 Arizona

Separate school boards in Texas are moving to change the names of high schools named after Confederate General Robert E. Lee.



Capetillo cruises to win | News  The Baytown Sun

A new mayor with a familiar face will lead the City of Baytown as former City Councilman Brandon Capetillo won in a landslide.



GC bond election on Saturday | Local  The Baytown Sun

Early voting is over and Election Day for the Goose Creek CISD's $437.5 million bond Saturday.



All-Star Gala hits grand slam for GC Education Foundation  The Baytown Sun

While the Houston Astros may not have repeated a World Championship, the Goose Creek CISD Education Foundation does plan to repeat its amazing ...



City OKs Brunson documentary project | News  The Baytown Sun

Baytown's most famous movie house is about to be the subject of a movie itself thanks to council's approval of a documentary on the landmark Brunson Theater.



Punishment phase begins for man who killed teen girlfriend  The Baytown Sun

The punishment phase in the trial for a Livingston man that murdered a 16-year-old Robert E. Lee High School student has begun.



Baytown native pays tribute to music legend | News  The Baytown Sun

Brent Brunson is coming back to Baytown. The Robert E. Lee High School graduate, who now calls Alto, New Mexico home, will take the stage for the 2018 ...



Baytown Christmas parade just a day away | News  The Baytown Sun

Santa will make his annual visit down Texas Avenue Thursday night alongside the Baytown community for the City of Baytown's Christmas Parade.



GC Student Workforce Connection partners honored at employer appreciation luncheon  The Baytown Sun

Student Workforce Connection partners were honored at the recent 8th Annual Goose Creek CISD Student Workforce Employer Appreciation Luncheon at the ...



New mayor for Baytown | Opinion  The Baytown Sun

A change in Baytown's leadership was finalized on election night.



Bats reported at Highlands Junior | News  The Baytown Sun

Bats were discovered at Highlands Junior School, prompting action from school officials to ensure student's safety.



Class of 1967 to hold 50th reunion | Local  The Baytown Sun

The 1967 graduating class of Robert E. Lee High School is extending an invitation to classmates to attend the upcoming 50th class reunion Sept. 15-16 at South ...



Baytown teen found safe a week after she disappeared  KTRK-TV

Goose Creek ISD confirms 17-year-old Vanessa Macias has been found safe, a week after she disappeared near Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown.



Mayoral candidates talk up qualifications | News  The Baytown Sun

Baytonians will soon have a new mayor for the first time in 12 years after current Mayor Stephen DonCarlos announced he would not seek another term.



Goose Creek prepping for growth | News  The Baytown Sun

The Goose Creek CISD board has taken another step to make Elementary School No. 18 a reality.



GC chief shines light on famous alums | News  The Baytown Sun

By Matt Hollis. matt.hollis@baytownsun.com. Highlighting some famous Goose Creek CISD alumni, Superintendent Randal O'Brien ran down a list of graduates ...



Crockett Elem., Chevron Phillips Chemical named Baytown chamber's Partners of the Year  The Baytown Sun

The Baytown Chamber of Commerce hosted the 30th Annual Partners in Education and Scholarship Luncheon Tuesday to honor those who shined a light for ...



GC bond panel settles on $335 million bond proposal | News  The Baytown Sun

After holding several meetings to discuss a new bond referendum for Goose Creek CISD, members of the Citizen's Bond Planning Committee have agreed to ...



High schools to start later as Goose Creek board makes changes  The Baytown Sun

The Goose Creek CISD board has voted to start traditional high school days at least one hour later, as part of a change to its policy on start times in.



The Lee name change is intended to spark conversation  San Antonio Express-News

The suggestion to change the name of Robert E. Lee high school to Gregg Popovich High School has been a joke incubator for the last few days. The biggest ...



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.



Punishment trial delayed for man who killed teen  The Baytown Sun

The punishment trial for a Livingston man that has pleaded guilty to murdering a Baytown teenager has been postponed.



Murder victim honored by grandmother at high school graduation ceremony  KPRC Click2Houston

BAYTOWN, Texas - Kirsten Fritch had plans to attend college. Forensic science was an interest of hers, one that those who knew her said she would have ...



Capetillo sworn in as Baytown mayor | News  The Baytown Sun

With much fanfare, Brandon Capetillo was sworn in as Baytown's newest mayor at a celebration with former mayors and a host of city dignitaries.



REL Class of 1967 announces plans for 50th reunion in Sept. 15-16  The Baytown Sun

The 1967 graduating class of Robert E. Lee High School has finalized plans for the upcoming 50th-year class reunion event on Sept. 15-16 at South Shore ...



EquuSearch searching for missing 17-year-old girl in Baytown  KTRK-TV

Texas EquuSearch is looking for 17-year-old Vanessa Macias, who was last seen near Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown earlier this week.



Goose Creek retirees, teachers of the year honored  The Baytown Sun

Nine retirees and 31 Teachers of the Year were honored at Goose Creek CISD's annual Retiree and Teacher of the Year Gala at Ross S. Sterling High School.



Lee High School name change gets no traction with NEISD board  San Antonio Express-News

North East Independent School District's board voted 5-2 Monday against renaming Robert E. Lee High School, in the most visible display of a board consensus ...



'Hamman's Baytown history with a Twist' | Columns  The Baytown Sun

Hello Baytown Sun readers. My name is Russell Hamman. I was born and raised in Baytown. I love our town's colorful history so much, I started a Facebook site ...



EquuSearch continues to search for missing 17-year-old girl in Baytown  KTRK-TV

Texas EquuSearch continues to search for 17-year-old Vanessa Macias, who was last seen near Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown earlier this week.



Speakers decry effort to push out GC superintendent  The Baytown Sun

The Goose Creek CISD Administration Building was overflowing with support for Superintendent Randal O'Brien Monday night.



Baytown assistant fire chief Bernard Olive passed away  KTRK-TV

Members of the Baytown Fire Department are mourning the death of 48-year veteran Assistant Fire Chief Bernard Olive.



Christmas is coming early to Texas Avenue | News  The Baytown Sun

The Christmas spirit will soon flood Texas Avenue, as the Arts, Culture and Entertainment District prepares for Baytown's 21st Annual Christmas on Texas ...



Counselor at Baytown boys home accused of assaulting teen during counseling session  KPRC Click2Houston

BAYTOWN, Texas - A contracted counselor is under investigation after a teen at a boys home accused the man of assaulting him during a counseling session.



Audrey Lee “Dede” Fuller Russell  Bluebonnet News

Audrey Lee “Dede” Fuller Russell, 79, of Coldspring, TX, died December 8, 2018, at her home in Coldspring. She was born November 19, 1939, in Houston, TX, ...



Goose Creek discusses one high school for entire district  The Baytown Sun

The Goose Creek board is looking at either keeping the three traditional high schools in place with some rezoning, or having one mega-school.



Dog steps on gun, kills Baytown teacher  Houston Chronicle

In a freak hunting accident, a Baytown man was killed over the weekend when his dog stepped on his loaded shotgun, triggering a discharge that penetrated his ...



Double murder suspect pleads not guilty | News  The Baytown Sun

A double murder suspect who has been on the run for three years appeared in court to enter a plea of not guilty.



Beloved former Lee College professor dead at 80 | News  The Baytown Sun

John Britt, former professor at Lee College, died Wednesday at the age of 80.



Mont Belvieu council approves restaurant | News  The Baytown Sun

By Matt Hollis. matt.hollis@baytownsun.com. The Mont Belvieu council took its first look at a site plan and proposed elevations for a Cajun seafood restaurant ...



Bayou Bowl history lined with standouts | Sports  The Baytown Sun

Stallworth Stadium will be lit up Saturday night for the 2018 Bayou Bowl.



Search underway for two missing Baytown teens  KTRK-TV

Volunteers and police are working together, looking for any sign of two teens who've been missing since last Wednesday.



Robert E. Lee Class of 1965 celebrates 50th reunion  Montgomery Advertiser

The Class of 1965 met in April to celebrate its 50th reunion.



Crime Stoppers board honors campus sponsors | Community  The Baytown Sun

Campus Crime Stoppers sponsors from junior schools and high schools were honored at the recent Crime Stoppers Sponsor Appreciation Banquet for their ...



Goose Creek honors retirees, top teachers | Local  The Baytown Sun

Goose Creek CISD honored “World Class Retirees and Teachers of the Year” at a recent gala at Ross S. Sterling High School.



A list of all the known Texas Confederate statues, monuments and other symbols  The Texas Tribune

Texas has more than 180 public symbols of the Confederacy, with dozens of monuments dedicated during or after the Civil Rights era.



Banker to get roasted at homeless shelter gala  The Baytown Sun

Longtime Baytown banking executive Ronnie Anderson knows exactly what to expect when he serves as the “roastee” at the Bay Area Homeless Services' ...



"Trusted" friend charged in deaths of Baytown teens  Houston Chronicle

ANAHUAC _ Brandon Flores was a trusted friend of Jarvis Morgan and Alejandro Chavez, two high school boys from Baytown. When the boys, best friends and ...



No jail time for Walker PTO president who took funds  The Baytown Sun

A former president of a parent-teacher organization has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the group's account.



Goose Creek CISD schools targeted in anonymous threat online  KTRK-TV

An anonymous threat was posted on Instagram overnight which targeted a number of campuses.



C&D Grocery burns down | Local  The Baytown Sun

An iconic Baytown eatery is gone. C&D Grocery and Bakery caught fire around 12:40 a.m. Wednesday morning. The building is considered a total loss, said ...



10 Texas School Names Honoring Confederates Have Changed. At Least 24 Haven't.  The Texas Tribune

Tense debates have raged at Texas schools over the proper place of Confederate names in the public landscape. But many other districts have not considered ...



More items to be accepted at Trash-Off  The Baytown Sun

Keep Baytown Beautiful is teaming up with Simple Recycling for Baytown's Trash-Off this weekend, which will drastically increase the sort of items you can clear ...



Accused killer extradited from Mexico | News  The Baytown Sun

It has been nearly three years since the bodies of Alejandro “Alex” Chavez, 18, and Jarvis Morgan, 17, were found under a bridge in Oak Island.



Nov. 7 Baytown ballots are set | Local  The Baytown Sun

The filing deadline for candidates wanting to be on the November ballot has passed. The races for Baytown City Council are set as are others in neighboring ...



Goose Creek bands compete at UIL region championships  The Baytown Sun

The GCCISD high school bands competed at the UIL Region 19 Marching Band Championships at Maddry Stadium in Channelview ISD on Saturday, Oct. 21.



Jail Break Run sees record turnout | Local  The Baytown Sun

More than 1300 people participated in Saturday's Jail Break Run, the largest crowd of runners in the race's eight-year history.



GC seniors take Grad Walk | News  The Baytown Sun

For many years, graduating students from Robert E. Lee High School have made a trip to their elementary alma mater for the Senior Walk.



Samuel Howard Lee, Jr. | Free  Fort Bend Herald

Samuel Howard Lee Jr. of Richmond, Texas passed to his heavenly home on Thursday after a lengthy illness. A memorial *service* will be held on Thursday, Oct.



Ex-girlfriend speaks out on man accused of killing Baytown teen  KPRC Houston

Baytown police investigators said it could take a few days before they file charges against a 21-year-old man they believed killed a mother and her two ...



Former councilman running for mayor | News  The Baytown Sun

Former councilman Brandon Capetillo has announced he will run to succeed current Mayor Stephen DonCarlos, who recently announced he will not seek ...



At 100, Army nurse looks back on D-Day  Houston Chronicle

The birthday party Sunday at Fort Sam Houston's golf club closed a big, big circle for Earlyne Sheets. At 100, she was back where her life in many ways began, ...



Texas EquuSearch suspends the search for a missing Baytown teen tonight  KTRK-TV

Texas EquuSearch suspended the search Saturday night for a missing Baytown teenager until they confirm possible new information. Vanessa Macias, 17, was ...



Honoring the positive impacts of teachers | Lifestyle  The Baytown Sun

Fifteen Goose Creek CISD teachers were honored at the Goose Creek CISD Education Foundation Students Choice Awards Banquet at Royal Purple Raceway ...



Festivities continue today with parade, concert, fireworks | Local  The Baytown Sun

The annual Baytown 4th of July parade is set for Tuesday, as residents and city officials prepare to celebrate America's 241st birthday.



8 GC students advance to National History Day | Local  The Baytown Sun

Eight students will represent Goose Creek CISD at the National History Day Competition in College Park, Maryland, on the University of Maryland campus June ...



Music leads from Baytown to Broadway | Local  The Baytown Sun

Growing up in Baytown, Alan H. Green didn't dream of being on Broadway.



Dr. Jack Bargainer, who performed Abilene's first heart catheterization, dies  ReporterNews.com

Countless patients in the Big Country owe their good health, possibly their lives to Dr. Jack Bargainer, a pioneering cardiologist in Abilene who died Wednesday.



Lee College alumnus and Baytown native John D. Marquez to discuss book Thursday  Liberty Vindicator

BAYTOWN, TX –Lee College Honors Program alumnus John D. Márquez, Ph.D., will return to campus this week to share insights with students and discuss his ...



Workers in Baytown Plant Send Postcards to Trump Asking for Stop to Steel Tariff  San Antonio Current

Workers at a Southeast Texas steel pipe plant have flooded the White House with 4500 postcards asking President Trump to cool it already with the...



Jack Ogg, longtime Texas lawmaker and father to Harris County DA, dies  Chron

Longtime Texas politician Jack Ogg — the father of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg — died Saturday in Houston, his family said. He was 84. Ogg ...



REL football coach heading to Garland | News  The Baytown Sun

Marvin Sedberry Jr is no longer the head football coach at Robert E. Lee High School.



Lee College professors seek old Baytown photos | News  The Baytown Sun

Lee College's history professors John Britt and Portia Hopkins are working of a pictorial history of Baytown.



Putting pain on ice | Local  The Baytown Sun

A new business in Baytown offers customers a chilling experience that is supposed to help heal.



Christmas on Texas Avenue memorialized on ornament | News  The Baytown Sun

Barbara Herrington says Christmas on Texas Avenue in the 1950s was a festive, joyful and delightful time.



GC secondary bands earn top honors | News  The Baytown Sun

Goose Creek CISD band programs fared well in this year's UIL Concert and Sight Reading competitions, making strides in instrumental performance on the UIL ...



Himsel to run for Baytown District 6 council seat  The Baytown Sun

A local businessman has announced his candidacy for the District 6 seat on Baytown's City Council.



Baytown fire chief calls death of assistant fire chief 'tremendous loss'  KPRC Click2Houston

BAYTOWN, Texas - The Baytown community is mourning the loss of its assistant fire chief, Bernard Olive. His death was announced Friday by the Baytown Fire ...



Students honor teachers who made difference | News  The Baytown Sun

Nearly everyone remembers a teacher who had an impact on his or her life.



Details emerge about Baytown teens' mysterious double slaying  Houston Chronicle

The detail is one of many previously undisclosed to the public about the slaying of Jarvis Lamont Morgan Jr., 17, and Alejandro Castillo Chavez, 18, contained in ...



Baytown entrepreneur launching delivery service | News  The Baytown Sun

In his senior year at McNeese State University, Baytonian Tyson Queen was asked to develop an original business idea and plan for his entrepreneurship class, ...



GCCISD focuses on preparing students for growing workforce  The Baytown Sun

Goose Creek CISD's continued focus on preparing students to fill the workforce requirements of the expanding industry in the region continued with the Career ...



Baytown Symphony Orchestra's 'Side By Side' concert Saturday | Lifestyle  The Baytown Sun

For the Baytown Symphony Orchestra, the combined talents of both experienced musicians and outstanding novices to the orchestral demands of music ...



DISD appoints two new principals  Liberty Vindicator

Dayton ISD today announced the appointments of two new principals for the coming school year — Jessica Ott at Kimmie M. Brown Elementary and Matt Barnett ...



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