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Walk for MS

January 25, 2015 by John Ziegler (Register to contact)

John ZIegler class 1970
Two years ago I was diagnosed with MS. On March 7,2015 my daughter is getting a team together to march for MS for me John's journey go to the web site for MS and join my team. Thanks Mad Rebels rule

My new line of Christian T-shirts

October 15, 2013 by Edward Eiland (Register to contact)

Please enjoy my new (initial) line of Christian t-shierts on Craig's list, and soon on Amazon, under Ed's Contemporary Christian T-Shirts. Also, please enjoy my book, SOUTH TEXAS SHAMAN, at Amazon (now out of print), which shares a few of the initial supernatural occurrences that began during my grad work at Our Lady Of The Lake U. (Social Work), the continuied in an intense way for 3 (initial) years inthe wilderness. I am working on a much larger book, MEMOIRS OF A CHRISTIAN SHAMAN/THE PHYSICS OF PRAYER.
Jesus is invisible (for now): you can either talk DIRECTLY to Him. Or CHOOSE not to. Ed

Castle Hills class pix, '57-'61

January 13, 2013 by Edward Eiland (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Ed Eiland here, class of '67. I have some PRICELESS, offical class pictures of us at Castle Hills, '57-'61, but my computer is in storage. Please contact me at (210) 771-XXXX to help get them online.

Robert E Lee High School News From Around The Web

San Antonio's LEE High School Adjusting To New Name  Texas Public Radio

The sound of drum taps and cheers echoed beneath the stands of North East Independent School District's Heroes Stadium earlier this month as LEE High.



NEISD to auction off Robert E. Lee High School memorabilia  mySA

Less than two months before the former Robert E. Lee High School greets students with a new name, North East ISD is getting ready to auction off more than ...



Gary R. Bankston, age 74, of Temple died December 11, 2018,  Temple Daily Telegram

Gary R. Bankston, 74, died December 11, 2018, at his home in Temple, Texas. His memorial *service* is scheduled for 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at ...



NEISD nets $10K from Lee memorabilia auction  mySA

North East Independent School District raised thousands of dollars after auctioning off memorabilia and other items from Lee High School, ahead of the school's ...



Robert E. Lee High School items go up for auction  Spectrum News

SAN ANTONIO — Robert E. Lee High School's recent name change means North East ISD is auctioning off items with the old name. It's part of the campus' ...



NEISD To Auction Off Robert E. Lee High School Mementos  Texas Public Radio

North East Independent School District's decision to remove the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from one of its high schools is again stirring.



Pieces of Lee H.S. history up for auction for a few 'Benjamins'  KENS5.com

The North East Independent School District posted to Facebook Monday numerous items of Robert E. Lee High School memorabilia that will go to the highest ...



Lee High School changes name to LEE High School to avoid link with Confederate leader  mySA

Legacy of Educational Excellence High School. Effective next school year, that's the new name North East Independent School District trustees, by a 5-2 vote ...



Texas high school gets new name L.E.E. — or does it?  USA TODAY

Texas high school honoring Robert E. Lee now named Legacy of Educational Excellence High School ... or L.E.E. High School.



Lee High School gets new military service dog mascot  KSAT 12

A new mascot has been selected to represent Lee High School at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.



Texas high school will auction Confederate memorabilia after dumping Robert E. Lee's name  CNN

A Texas school district is holding an auction to get rid of a warehouse full of Confederate-themed memorabilia left over after the renaming of a high school ...



San Antonio school selling off named school memorabilia at auction  CW39 Houston

SAN ANTONIO - What's in a name? Well money, at least that's the case for items from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio which are set to be auctioned ...



Vintage photos show Robert E. Lee High School through the years  mySanAntonio.com

The North East Independent School District board voted Tuesday to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School, ending a years-long battle between ...



Lee High School to keep school colors, mascot  mySA

After months of consternation among students and alumni about the decision to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School, administrators at North East ...



After Confederate name change, San Antonio school to auction Robert E. Lee items online  Austin American-Statesman

San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School has changed its name and changed its mascot, effective this upcoming school year.But after the switch to Legacy of ...



Here's What San Antonians Want to Rename Robert E. Lee High  San Antonio Current

Less than a month after San Antonio's North East Independent School District board unanimously voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School, the district set...



NEISD Releases Submitted Entries For Robert E. Lee High School Name Change  Texas Public Radio

More than 2443 entries have been submitted to rename Robert E. Lee High School. Only one fifth of those will be considered by the North East ISD school.



20 suggestions NEISD actually received to rename Robert E. Lee High School  mySA

If certain San Antonians had their way, Robert E. Lee High School would be renamed "booty," Gregg Popovich High School, or Schooly McSchoolFace.



NEISD school board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee HS  KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - The North East Independent School District board of trustees voted to change the name change of Robert E. Lee High School on Tuesday night ...



San Antonians suggest new names for Robert E. Lee High School  mySA

If you could name a San Antonio high school, what would you name it? The North East Independent School District is taking suggestions from the public to ...



Fight to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School resumes  mySanAntonio.com

The first thing students see when they walk into Robert E. Lee High School is an imposing, bronze statue of the Confederate general himself. His back is straight, ...



Service dog mascot to replace Confederate soldier at San Antonio high school  Austin American-Statesman

In October of 2017, San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School announced that it would become the Legacy of Educational Excellence High School, effective for ...



NEISD: Lee H.S. student attempted suicide during school day as other teens watched  mySanAntonio.com

Letters to parents of Lee High School students were sent home Wednesday after a 15-year-old attempted suicide during the school day, surrounded by other ...



Robert E. Lee High School renaming vote scrapped in Tyler, Texas, after no one seconds motion  Washington Times

An East Texas school board was about to take a vote on whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School. But it couldn't get anyone to second the motion.



‘Where’d You Go to High School?’: Why It Matters in San Antonio  San Antonio Current

A few weeks ago, I was getting my haircut, and my stylist mentioned that he'd grown up in San Antonio. “Oh, really?” I said. “Me,...



A Texas high school won’t get rid of its Robert E. Lee namesake  VICE

A school board in Texas decided it wouldn't even entertain a vote on changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School on Monday evening — a decision that ...



Don't Whitewash Confederate History: Rename Robert E. Lee High School  San Antonio Current

Kevin Sanchez is a lifelong socialist and Robert E. Lee High School alum who writes political columns for the Current. The planned removal of a...



Robert E. Lee apartments want to remove Confederate general’s last name from building  San Antonio Express-News

Since the Great Depression, two neon signs with the name of the Confederacy's top commander have shone over San Antonio's downtown, serving as a ...



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 ...



Robert E. Lee replacing costly uniforms regardless of the re-branding decision  CBS19.tv KYTX

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



Secretary Julián Castro Wants NEISD To Rename Robert E. Lee High School  San Antonio Current

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro called on the North East Independent School District to change the name of Robert E. Lee High...



The problem with renaming Lee High School  San Antonio Express-News

Julián Castro's call for the renaming of Robert E. Lee High School opens the door to all kinds of questions about San Antonio's veneration of slave owners.



NEISD board kills attempt to change Lee High School name  mySanAntonio.com

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



Firefighters remove teenager trapped for hours 350 feet inside Alamo Heights cave  mySA

By Kelsey Bradshaw, mySanAntonio.com and Jacob Beltran. Updated 2:15 pm CST, Friday, March 9, 2018. Photos provided by the San Antonio Fire ...



Family fights SA high school to include deceased student in...  KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio woman has fulfilled a promise she made to her dying sister. Robert E. Lee High School student Adriana Rodriguez passed away ...



Austin Group Wants To Rename Streets, Landmarks Tied to the Confederacy, Slave Owners  San Antonio Current

The Austin Equity Office sent a memo Thursday to Austin City Council suggesting which streets and popular public areas should be renamed after persons of...



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 ...



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, ...



Parents and students react to lunch, dress code changes at Robert E. Lee High School  KYTX

From hair color to lunch length, quite a few changes are happening at Robert E. Lee High School. The overwhelming issue seems to be whether or not parents ...



North East ISD Enrollment Declining; Officials Blame 'Influx Of Charter Schools'  Texas Public Radio

Updated Feb. 16 After decades of growth, enrollment is declining at San Antonio's second largest school district. This school year, the North East.



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 ...



Fight over Texas' Confederate symbols continues across the state  The Texas Tribune

The history of the Confederacy is embedded in Texas' roots — but since the violent Charlottesville rallies last August, Texas cities continue to grapple with what ...



San Antonio removes Confederate statue in Travis Park  mySanAntonio.com

The Confederate statue that has overlooked Travis Park for more than 100 years is gone. Shortly before 2 a.m., workers were overheard saying: “We are floating.



Student fighting school tradition  San Antonio Express-News

Kayla Wilson is trying to fight more than 55 years of tradition. The Robert E. Lee High School student wants the North East Independent School District to change ...



Joseph Amos Wurz | Obituaries  Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

Joseph Amos Wurz, 64, of Kingsbury, Texas, passed away on March 9. 2018. Joe was born in San Antonio to J.R. and Mary Ann Wurz on September 21, 1953.



An ordinary couple who drove ‘raggedy cars’ are accused fentanyl kingpins  San Antonio Express-News

The federal government claims San Antonio residents, Matthew Roberts and Holly Roberts, operated the largest vendor network of illegal drugs on the dark web ...



Confederate names, icons raise questions at some Texas schools  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Richland High's Rebel mascot name is under fire. In San Antonio, two petitions are being circulated about Robert E. Lee High School. In Midland, school district ...



San Antonio 'Tricentennial Minute' For May  Texas Public Radio

From the opening of the San Antonio Botanical Garden to the battle of Adams Hill to the student walkout at Edgewood and Lanier high schools, San Antonio's.



Attending a School Named After a Confederate General  The Atlantic

Students of color are speaking out about the hardship of being enrolled at institutions with titles that honor histories of racial discrimination.



Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested After Leading Police on 'Slow-speed Chase' Near Lackland AFB  San Antonio Current

A man and woman are in police custody after leading officers on a "slow-speed chase" early Wednesday morning. Police were called to Barton's Boozery on...



At Least 9 San Antonio High Schools Will Join National Walk-Out to Protest Gun Violence  San Antonio Current

On February 14, the same day a gunman killed 17 children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students at Ronald...



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 ...



Math teacher arrested in child sex abuse case  San Antonio Express

A San Antonio high school teacher has been arrested and accused of sexual assault of a child. According to an arrest warrant affidavit, Eannarino sexually ...



SAISD Will Allow Students to Join in Gun Violence Protests — Just Not Off Campus  San Antonio Current

On Monday, we reported that San Antonio's North East Independent School District would be punishing students who cut class to participate in any of the...



Petitions Push Texas Schools to Re-brand Confederate-named Campuses  Breitbart News

A slew of petitions surfaced this week, fueling the narrative to re-brand Texas schools named for figures linked to the Confederacy.



How to watch the debate between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke at home  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A debate is happening tonight, Oct. 16, in one of the most-watched races in Texas.



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.



Texan Cole Hammer advances to US Amateur quarterfinals  Tyler Morning Telegraph

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Texas teen Cole Hammer won two matches Thursday at Pebble Beach to advance to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals.



Damon Reid Hollingsworth  Burnet Bulletin

Damon Reid Hollingsworth August 9, 1922 ~ February 20, 2016 Spicewood resident Damon Reid Hollingsworth, died peacefully February 20, 2016. Son of ...



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, ...



S.A. firefighters who participated in cave rescue share experience  mySA

For many of the firefighters who worked for hours to free a teenager from Robber Baron Cave earlier this month, it was the first time they were required to do so ...



Trenton L. Davis, 29  Midland Reporter-Telegram

What do you actually do? In my job: I am the Head Director of the 217-member LHS Choral Program. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch. Your Browser ...



Corpus school removes 'rebels' mascot, logo  KHOU

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Hamlin Middle School students used to call themselves the "rebels" but on Thursday The Corpus Christi Independent School ...



Joe Clements honored by peers as he's inducted to THSCA Hall of Honor  Huntsville Item

Huntsville football legend Joe Clements finally has his place in the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.



'Hi Mom, I'm Gay': A Coming Out Story, and Why LGBTQ Pride is So Important  San Antonio Current

I was 13 when I came out to my mother over the phone. It took what felt like an hour for the words to shape...



Hallsville’s Lake Juban makes cut at 92nd Texas Junior Amateur  Tyler Morning Telegraph

HORSESHOE BAY — Lake Jackson's Jacob Borow continues to lead the 92nd Texas Junior Amateur at Horseshoe Bay Resort's Summit Rock Golf Club after a ...



Gentle Ben: Golfing legend Crenshaw won three Texas State Opens  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Editor's Note: This is the third of a four-part series featuring former winners of the Tanos Exploration II/Patterson-UTI Drilling Texas State Open to be played at ...



Sen. Ted Cruz talks about Texans and heroes in Tyler campaign stop  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, praised one of Tyler's most famous food companies as an example of heroism and Texas identity during a campaign stop here on ...



Here Are the 100 Best Public High Schools in San Antonio  San Antonio Current

Correction: Health Careers High School is part of the Northside Independent School District (NISD), not the Northeast Independent School District. The rankings ...



Julián Castro Denied Entrance at South Texas Detention Facility While Delivering Toys for Immigrant Children  San Antonio Current

Former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro earlier this week was denied entrance to an immigration detention facility while trying to give toys and cards to...



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 ...



Lufkin vs. Longview broadcast to highlight Texas Football Days  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Old rivals Lufkin and Longview will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest during Week 1 of the high school football season to conclude Texas Football Days, ...



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 ...



San Antonio: A Tale of Two Cities  San Antonio Current

Jordan Maney is a San Antonio event planner focused on representation of people of color and the queer community in the wedding industry. She spent...



SAISD Increases Minimum Wage and Starting Teacher Pay  San Antonio Current

San Antonio Independent School District announced Wednesday that it is increasing its minimum wage to $13 an hour for employees, and $52350 starting ...



SA Actor Richard Jones on 'Boyhood,' Richard Linklater and Tommy Lee Jones  San Antonio Current

Born in San Antonio in 1946, actor Richard Jones knew exactly what he wanted to do as soon as he graduated from Robert E. Lee...



Newsmonger: Deputies Walk in Flores Case, No Name Change for Lee H.S. and "Serial" Has an SA Spin  San Antonio Current

No Charges in Gilbert Flores Case Last week, a Bexar County grand jury elected not to indict the two Bexar County Sheriff's deputies who shot...



San Antonio's Pro-Confederacy Militia Says it's "Proud," Not Racist  San Antonio Current

San Antonio's defenders of Confederate monuments aren't like the other guys. At least that's what their leader, Robert Beverly wants you to believe. This Is...



Coca-Cola Buys Topo Chico: Your Texas Roundup  Texas Monthly

Plus: Texas reacts to the Las Vegas shooting, Houston homeowners sue the state over Harvey flooding, and the renaming of San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High ...



Rep. Straus Wants the Misleading Confederate Memorial in State Capitol Gone  San Antonio Current

In the month since white supremacist protesters clogged Charlottesville streets, leaving one woman dead and dozens injured, cities across Texas have retired ...



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...



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.



How the Hays Street Bridge Property Has Become a Symbol of Resilience in San Antonio's Eastside  San Antonio Current

A lawsuit tangled in the court system. An effort to hide street-level parking with shrubbery. An unenthusiastic attempt to blend retail into a residential space....



Relocating The Travis Park Confederate Monument - Should It Be Done?  Texas Public Radio

In the heart of one of San Antonio's oldest parks is a towering Confederate Monument erected thirty years after the civil war. Most visitors to Travis Park.



Car thief caught on camera arrested, accused of dozens of burglaries  FOX 29

SAN ANTONIO - A car thief caught on camera while pointing a gun at a home, is now in the Bexar County Jail.According to police, Jonathan Ray Cook is ...



High School Student's Experimental Short Lands Spot At SXSW  Texas Public Radio

To get to San Antonio's Northeast School of the Arts Cinema Lab, you first walk into the imposingly-sized Lee High School (which feels like it's tripled.



UTSA Top Scholar program recruits 10 outstanding students in third year  UTSA Today

By Mark Langford Associate Director of University Communications. (Aug. 13, 2015) – The UTSA Top Scholar program enters its third year in 2015 with a record ...



Historic Or Horrific: 178 Confederate Monuments Are Found In Texas  Patch.com

Erasing History, Or Removing Injustice? - Houston, TX - Metropolitan cities move toward removing monuments that many believe glorified the practice of slavery.



VIDEO: TISD Athletic Hall of Fame: 8 athletes, 3 teams named  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The second class of the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame includes a standout group of individuals and teams who have represented the Rose City's school district ...



Inside the Texas Quarterback Factory  Texas Monthly

Texas used to be a quarterback wasteland. Now the state turns out more ace QBs than any other state. Here's how.



UPDATE: judge denies retrial for man convicted of intoxicated manslaughter  cbs19.tv

A judge denied giving James Fulton a new trial, after being sentenced to 10 years for killing a Tyler woman.



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 ...



Federal judge from Athens was Texas giant | News  Athens Daily Review

William Wayne Justice, appointed U. S. district judge in 1968, was part heir to the estate commonly known around these parts as the Hanson Place.



Bon voyage to a legend: Sarah Lucero to anchor final show at KENS 5  KENS 5 TV

Sarah Lucero, an award-winning journalist who has been a mainstay of the KENS 5 anchor desk for nearly two decades, will anchor her final show tonight at 10.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Watch Out for Street Closures Around San Antonio Due to Flooding  San Antonio Current

Updating a list of street closures by the minute, the city has announced 15 closed roads in San Antonio. To keep folks off the roads...



Here's A Handy Map Of San Antonio's Local Coffee Shops  San Antonio Current

Don't know where to go when you're jonesing for a latte on the West Side? According to our handy map, that would be Barrio Barista...



Texan Live to broadcast 2017 Region 3-6A Texas High School Women's Basketball Tournament at Katy ISD's Merrell Center  Texan Live

HOUSTON – Texan Live is proud to present the 2017 Texas High School Women's basketball Region 3-6A Tournament LIVE on TexanLive.com beginning on ...



Texas Doesn't Want Its Youth To Know About Slavery  San Antonio Current

Slavery had little to nothing to do with the Civil War. Amazingly, history textbooks scheduled to land in classrooms and on desks around the Lone...



Malibu Castle Is Closing In September | ArtSlut  San Antonio Current

Malibu Castle, San Antonio's iconic putt-putt playland, is closing for business next month after 37 years in operation. You have until Monday, September 7, to get ...



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