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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.

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 ...

REL Theatre Dept. presents 'Annie' tonight  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 ...

REL theater department presents 'Sunday Cost Five Pesos' this week  The Baytown Sun

The Robert E. Lee High School Theater Department will open its season with a tribute to the Hispanic population of Lee and Baytown with a Fiestas Patrias ...

Baytown Crime Stoppers honor original members and campus sponsors  The Baytown Sun

With a 1980s theme, the recent Baytown Crime Stoppers Sponsor Appreciation Banquet honored the Baytown Crime Stoppers original board members from ...

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.

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 ...

REL Class of 1959 reunion this weekend | News  The Baytown Sun

The 60th reunion of REL Class of 1959 is Friday and Saturday at Hilton Garden Inn, 4910 E Chase St. in Baytown. For room reservations, call 281-838-8208.

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 ...

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 GeneralRobert E. Lee.

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

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.

Big Day: Three schools, more than 1400 grads  The Baytown Sun

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

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.

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.

Ganders old and new film 2015 'lip dub'  The Baytown Sun

Once a Gander, Always a Gander” is a saying that every Robert E. Lee High School graduate knows.

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 ...

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.

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

BAYTOWN, TX (KTRK) -- A Goose Creek ISD spokesperson said its police department is receiving tips concerning missing Baytown teen Vanessa Macias.

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 ...

GC chief shines light on famous alums  The Baytown Sun

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

REL teacher congratulated for membership in Texas Bar College  The Baytown Sun

Kurt Bouillion, *content* specialist, English teacher and debate coach at Robert E. Lee High School for the past 19 years, was congratulated recently by the Texas ...

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 ...

REL Class of 55 celebrating 60th reunion  The Baytown Sun

The 60-year reunion of the Robert E. Lee High School class of 1955 is coming up Saturday — and what an extraordinary class it was.

Search intensifies for two teens missing since last week  KTRK-TV

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

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.

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 ...

Retired businessman says he'll run for GC trustee  The Baytown Sun

With the municipal filing period ongoing, one candidate has already announced they plan to file to run for position on the Goose Creek CISD board.

"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 ...

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.

Capetillo sworn in as Baytown mayor  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.

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.

GC board OKs District of Innovation designation  The Baytown Sun

Goose Creek CISD is now an official District of Innovation.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

BAYTOWN, TX (KTRK) -- Hundreds of students were pulled out of class Thursday after several threats were made against schools in Goose Creek CISD.

Two GC trustees not seeking re-election  The Baytown Sun

Goose Creek CISD has three trustees up for the May 4 election, but two of the three – Pete Pape and Al Richard - have announced they will not seek re-election.

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 ...

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.

Final days for Baytown bridge — Cedar Bayou landmark set to be dismantled  The Baytown Sun

The longstanding and beloved Cedar Bayou Lift Bridge will be dismantled this year, making way for a nearly 9-mile segment of the Grand Parkway.

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.

EquuSearch: Search for 17-year-old missing Baytown girl continues  CW39

BAYTOWN, Texas – The search for 17-year-old Vanessa Macias of Baytown has resumed after a short suspension. The search began in the front of Robert E.

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.

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 ...

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.

Double murder suspect pleads not guilty  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.

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 ...

Christmas is coming early to Texas Avenue  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 ...

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, ...

Special night for former mayor — Dignitaries, friends honor DonCarlos at reception  The Baytown Sun

Several city dignitaries and friends of Stephen DonCarlos came out to honor the former mayor at a special reception put on by the city.

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.

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

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.

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.

Music leads from Baytown to Broadway | Local  The Baytown Sun

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

Accused killer extradited from Mexico  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.

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 ...

Couple mark 50th anniversary | Milestones  The Baytown Sun

Tommy Hathaway and Linda Bains were married June 24, 1967 at First Baptist Church in Baytown and are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They both ...

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.

Putting pain on ice | Local  The Baytown Sun

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

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 ...

These Houston-area high schools produced celebrities

Some Houston-area kids are walking down the same halls as some pretty big celebrities. Houston-area high schools have already produced an impressive pool ...

Remembering Carver: Integration ended era 50 years ago  The Baytown Sun

Editor's note: First in a series of three articles pertaining to the Carver School and it being 50 years since its fabulous era ended.

Payne, Shirley Jones  The Eagle

Shirley Payne, 77, of Baytown, TX., was born December 2, 1937 in Waller, TX. She passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Houston Hospice. She was a ...

REL Celebrities Fall Fest Saturday  The Baytown Sun

Robert E. Lee High School will host the 2014 Celebrities Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the commons area of the school, 1809 Market St.

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 ...

New port director ready for responsibility, brings 26 years of experience  The Baytown Sun

If good parenting skills are any indication to how successful a child will become, Roger Guenther should thank his parents.

REL football coach heading to Garland  The Baytown Sun

Sedberry is expected to be announced as the new head coach at 6A Naaman Forest High School in Garland at noon today, according to Garland ISD.

Students honor teachers who made difference  The Baytown Sun

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

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 ...

GC secondary bands earn top honors  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 ...

Baytown Symphony Orchestra's Second “Side By Side” Concert set for April 30, 2016 at Lee College's P.A.C.  Liberty Vindicator

Young area musicians performing on instruments of the band or orchestra will sit “side by side” with the more experienced musicians who regularly play in the ...

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 ...

Lee College Honors Program alumnus John D. Marquez urges students to 'dig deeper' into local history  Liberty Vindicator

BAYTOWN, TX – Lee College Honors Program alumnus and Northwestern University professor John D. Marquez, Ph.D., isn't surprised or disheartened when ...

Drew, A.E.  Waco Tribune-Herald

A.E. Drew. A.E. "Coach" Drew left this world to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 4, 2013. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 6, ...

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.

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 ...

Baytown Pilot Club reports successful Yellow Rose Gala  The Baytown Sun

The Pilot Club of Baytown had a very successful 2017 Yellow Rose Gala in Paris fundraiser at the Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte. More than 200 Pilot ...

Veterans looking to lead the Goose Creek Memorial Girls Soccer team to playoffs  Texan Live

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Couponing for a cause – Baytown woman shares her 'stockpile' with others  The Baytown Sun

It began out of necessity. It continues because she's hooked.

46 GC students advance to Texas History Day competition  The Baytown Sun

At the recent Lee College Regional History Day competition, 84 Creek CISD students placed and 46 advanced to the Texas History Day competition by placing ...

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 ...

Cooling to be promoted to Brigadier General | News  The Baytown Sun

The President of the United States nominated Col. Norman L. “Norm” Cooling for promotion to the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Crosby Cougars High School Sports live and on-demand Texas  Texan Live

Watch the Crosby Cougar High School Sports live and on-demand on the new home for high school sports in Houston, Texas live video games streaming ...

North Shore Mustang Football live and on-demand sports  Texan Live

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Manvel High School sports  Texan Live

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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.

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.

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 ...

Donations support efforts in Anahuac, Winnie areas  The Baytown Sun

Through a variety of initiatives, contributions to United Way are improving lives and advancing the common good in the Anahuac and Winnie areas of Chambers ...

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, ...

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