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Brazil and Business

Brazil and Business

2017-11-20
Former TTU K-12 students from Brazil participate in the Rawls College of Business Red Raider Startup event.

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TRIBE II

Alexander family

2017-10-20
Continue reading about the adventures of the Alexander family and how TTU K-12 keeps them on the move.

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TRIBE

Alexander family

2017-10-09
TTU K-12 allows a family of five to sail the world, meet the Reindeer People and walk the Great Wall.

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Making A Difference Through Music

Madison McWilliams

2017-09-15
TTU K-12 student, Madison McWilliams, is quickly rising through the world of pop music.

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Singapore Student Receives Scholarship

Lynn Chan

2017-09-15
TTU K-12 student makes a big move to come study at Texas Tech University.

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Helping students affected by Hurricane Harvey

Texas Tech University K-12

2017-09-05
TTU K-12 to help students affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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From TTUISD to Tinseltown

Jesse Plemons

2017-08-25
Jesse Plemons sits down with us to catch up on life since TTUISD.

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Taekwondo and TTUISD

 Rianna Decker

2017-08-08
Elementary student, Rianna Decker, places in the U.S. Taekwondo Championships while taking online classes.

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Test Anxiety

Jerry Jerabek

2017-06-27
TTUISD math teacher, Jerry Jerabek, is helping students overcome test anxiety, one tip at a time.

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Atlee Daniel

Atlee Daniel

2017-06-01
TTUISD senior attending the Oberlin Conservatory of music this fall.

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Johnathan Wu

Johnathan Wu

2017-06-01
Johnathan Wu was recognized by the National Young Arts Foundation in the spring of 2017, a rare and distinguished honor.

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Florencia Paez

Florencia Paez

2017-05-19
TTUISD student wins Youth America Grand Prix scholarship to study ballet in Germany.

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Mohana Krishnan

Mohana Krishnan

2017-05-02
Mohana Krishnan is a 15 year-old TTUISD student who has sought out a flexible, self-paced curriculum, in order to focus on a full-time acting career.

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Guilherme Reischl

Guilherme Reischl

2017-04-24
Guilherme Reischl, founder of Liberty Education, shares his vision for the changes that TTUISD can make for students in his  country.

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Tammy Edmonson

Tammy Edmonson

2017-04-17
TTUISD teacher shares how her position in a brick-and-mortar school district has affected her outlook on online education.

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Mark Dotson: Coach, Teacher and Inspiration

Mark Dotson

2017-04-03
TTUISD physical education teacher continues to teach part-time into retirement.

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Self-Discipline and Flexibility: Emma Nicholas' Experience

Emma Nicholas

2017-02-27
Emma Nicholas not only runs her own business, but is also a model and a full time student – and she hasn't even started high school.

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Vice Provost Shares Thoughts on Online Learning

Dr. Melanie Hart

2017-01-30
Vice provost Dr. Melanie Hart explains the unique opportunities of being a part of the online learning community.

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TTUISD Senior Director of Academics Retires

Ethel Russell

2016-12-21
Teacher, educator, mentor and friend:
Ethel Russell leaves a legacy for this district.

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Kelsey Linnartz: Part Two

Kelsey Linnartz

2016-12-06
Student wrestles with and overcomes learning disability.

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Kelsey Linnartz: Part One

Kelsey Linnartz

2016-11-30
TTUISD offers flexibility for the Linnartz family to spend more time experiencing Europe while they are living abroad.

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Student Attributes Much of His Academic Success to TTUISD

Anil Shanker

2016-11-16
Anil Shanker and his parents attribute much of his success to Texas Tech University Independent School District and all it has done to help him develop academically.

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TTUISD Employee Receives Matador Award

Caitlyn English

2016-10-19
Caitlyn English, Texas Tech University Independent School District's coordinator of international partnerships is this year's Matador Award winner.

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Heartlight Ministries

Heartlight Ministries

2016-10-12
Heartlight Ministries is a residential counseling center for teenagers. Not long after starting the ministry in 1988, they implemented an educational component to the program.

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TTUISD Graduate to Work at Olympic Games

Pedro Chediak

2016-08-04
Meet Pedro Chediak, 18-year old TTUISD graduate selected to work at the International Relations and Protocol Center during the Olympic games.

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Talented Musician Pursues Dream in Symphony Orchestra

Natalie Smith

2016-03-25
Meet Natalie Smith. Growing up in a family actively involved in the arts, 16-year-old Natalie Smith knew exactly what she wanted her future to be.

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Meet the Student: Kylie Hutcherson

Kylie Hutcherson

2016-03-17
Meet Kylie Hutcherson, a Lubbock native who began attending TTUISD in the summer of 2015 and recently graduated from the program this past January.

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Student Violinist Performs on NPR Program “From the Top”

Fiona Shea

2016-03-08
Fiona Shea, a 16-year-old TTUISD student, had the opportunity of a lifetime when she was chosen to perform at the recording of National Public Radio's (NPR) syndicated radio program, “From the Top”.

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TTU Student Receives Scholarship from TTUISD and TACS

Jameson Dowell

2016-02-11
Texas Tech University Independent School District (TTUISD) in collaboration with Texas Association of Community Schools (TACS) recently awarded Jameson Dowell a $1,000 scholarship to Texas Tech University.

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Instructor Brings Passion for the Arts to TTUISD

Rachel Wall

2016-02-05
Meet TTUISD Art instructor, Rachel Wall! Rachel is a new addition to the TTUISD program and brings experience and a passion for the arts to her students.

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TTUISD: A Family Affair

Williams Family

2016-01-28
The Williams family has been a part of TTUISD since August of 2011, when they moved abroad due to work relocation, and has been able to enjoy traveling to and experiencing different countries while keeping up with their studies.

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Aspiring Mathematician to Graduate TTUISD at 12 Years Old

Jeremy Shuler

2015-11-30
At just 12 years old, Jeremy Shuler will graduate high school and set out to accomplish his dream of attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or Harvard University to study mathematics.

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