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Cindy Gabehart

CIndy Gabehart
Pine Tree High School Principal
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P.O. Box 5878
Longview, Texas 75608

 

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900 Northwest Drive
Longview, Texas 75604
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1005 W. Fairmont Street
Longview, Texas 75604

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  • Congratulations to the Pine Tree Mock Trial Team. The team took third place in district competition Saturday at the Smith County Courthouse, missing out on the finals and a trip to regionals by four points. 


    Team members include Ashly James, Brie Cope, Rose LaBay, Caleb Terry, Robert Ray, Grace Roberts, Ainsley Daugbjerg, Leah Counts and Luke Oxsheer. This was the first year for the group to compete, and they were aided in their efforts by Gregg County Assistant District Attorney Dave Hagan, who began working with the group in December. 


    Sponsors for the Mock Trial Team are Collin Robertson and Greg Collins. Congratulations to this group for performing so well.

  • Pine Tree swept the Texas Alliance of Minorities in Engineering (TAME) competition at the regional meet on January 18.  Pine Tree has the largest membership of schools in Region 7.  Students who placed first in Engineering Design Challenge and were winners in the Haliburton Ace competition will advance to state in April. 

    Congratulations to our PT students!

    9th Grade Math
    1st Place:  Bryce Willadson
    2nd Place:  Jonah Harwood
    3rd Place:  Ethan Tovar
    4th Place:  Joseph Cordova
    5th Place:  Jeremiah Blinks

    10th Grade Math
    2nd Place: Kameron Benefield
    3rd Place:  Imilce Sanchez
    4th Place:  Laney Cutrer

    11th Grade Math
    1st Place:  Itzel Lara
    4th Place: Callista Holland
    5th Place:  Jessica Hosmer
    6th Place:  Mercedes Estrada

    12th Grade Math
    1st Place:  Caleb Terry
    3rd Place:  Hayden Shelton
    4th Place:  J’vin Howard
    9th Grade Science
    1st Place:  Bryce Willadson
    3rd Place:  Kylan Liedtke
    4th Place:  Ethan Tovar
    5th Place:  Joseph Cordova

    10th Grade Science
    2nd Place:  Kameron Benefield
    3rd Place:  Imilce Sanches
    4th Place:  Laney Cutrer

    11th Grade Science
    1st Place:  Jessica Hosmer
    2nd Place:  Ena Cutrer
    3rd Place:  Mercedes Estrada
    4th Place:  Callista Harrold
    5th Place:  Caleb Thompson
    6th Place:  Samantha Hosmer

    12th Grade Science
    1st Place:  Caleb Terry
    2nd Place:  Julian Fierros
    5th Place:  Hayden Shelton
    9th Grade ACE Award
    Student Name:  Bryce Willadson

    10th Grade ACE Award
    Student Name:  Margaret Zimmer
    11th Grade ACE Award
    Student Name:  Jessica Hosmer

    12th Grade ACE Award
    Student Name:  Caleb Terry
  • David Alvarez, Pedro Palomares and Elisa Gonzalez, DECA students at Pine Tree High School, were winners at the DECA district competition which was held January 16 in Pittsburg, Texas. 


    David Alvarez and Pedro Palomares won district with their International Business Plan entry. Elisa Gonzalez won her award in the Financial Consulting category.  The students will compete at the DECA 2018-19 State Career Development Conference on February 21-23, 2019, in Dallas, TX.  Congratulations!

  • Ashly James, a junior at Pine Tree High School, has qualified for the UIL State Debate meet.  James placed 3rd at the Region VII UIL Congress Region Tournament on November 13.  The state meet will be held January 7-9 in Austin.  Congratulations, Ashly!  Pine Tree is pirate proud of you!  
    Ashly James
  •  Twenty-one students at Pine Tree High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.
    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.
    The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.

    Pine Tree High School:

              One student qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.  This student is Shawn Naseiro.
                           One student qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.  This student is Akshay Peddireddy.

                         Nineteen students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher.  The AP Scholars are Jack Cheng, Natalie Collins, Korbin Davis, Jack Eaton, Samuel Gonzalez, Ashly James, Josue Jovel, Jackson Lair, Dariann Munguia, Madison Pike, Evelyne Ramirez, Kalie Rhodes, David Ritch, Wade Seidel, Shelby Smith, Riley Stanley, Caleb Terry, Logan Valenza, and Madison White.  These students have at least one more year in which to complete college-level work and possibly earn a higher-level AP Scholar Award. 

              Pine Tree High School offers 19 AP courses in which students are provided the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced placement and stand out in the college admission process.  In three of these 19 courses, Pine Tree students performed above the state average, national, and global averages in Calculus, Studio Art Drawing and Studio Art 2D Design. 
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  • The Pine Tree High School VEX robotics teams competed at New Diana in the VEX Turning Point Competition on February 9. Three of the four teams made it to the quarterfinals, and two students placed in the top fifteen of the skills competition. Congratulations, PT Pirates!  
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  • The Pine Tree High School Band participated in the UIL Region IV Solo & Ensemble Contest Friday, February 8, held at Pine Tree High School.  Pine Tree entered 116 entries into the contest and finished with 106 1st Division medals.  
     
    In addition, Pine Tree Band has certified 65 students to the State contest to be held June 1-2 in Austin, TX.  
     
    Both of these statistics - the medal count and the number certified to state, top all other schools in the entire region.  #1 #waytogopirates
  • Pine Tree High School students Tyler Martinez, Ashly James, Kennedy Lewis and Jesse Sample brought home first place awards at the Texas Association of Pupil Transportation (TAPT) contest on February 6 at Region 7 in Kilgore.

     

    Each of these students will compete at the state competition in Waco on April 29th.  

     

    Congratulations to our PT competitors!

  • The Pine Tree VEX Robotics Teams brought home 2nd place, 3rd place, 4th place, 5th place and 8th place at the Boles ISD Competition on February 9.  There were a total of 24 teams who competed.  

     

    Congratulations to our PT students! 

  • The Visual Arts Scholastic Event was held at Whitehouse High School last Saturday, Feb 9th. 889 Artworks were judged for Region 7. Pine Tree has a total of 10 students (out of 64 total for Region 7) going to State VASE and many regional gold medals. 


    Please congratulate our art and photography students on their incredible work! We are very proud of them all. Teachers are Mary Graham, Carmen Gadt, Wayne Gaddis and Elizabeth White. 

    The following students received area gold medals and will be going to STATE VASE in San Marcos on April 26-28th:

    • Jasmine Buffington 
    • Brandy Gonzalez 
    • Alissa May
    • Jasmine Martindale
    • Shania Mina
    • I'yonia Mumphrey
    • Tara Story
    • Titus Rucker
    • Reysiane Salazar
    • Amarah Sweaks

    The following students received regional gold medals:

    ·Amanda Aguilera
    ·Raisins Alam 
    ·Makayla Allison
    ·Cassie Barron
    ·Neftali Barrios -double medal
    ·Dezaray Brown-double medal
    ·Jasmine Buffington  - state bound  
    · Connor Carrell
    · Sage Counts
    ·Rory Curtis
    ·Nicolas Diaz
    ·Seth Felker-double medal
    ·Meredith Fisher
    ·Aleena Galvan -double medal
    ·Carly Garcia
    ·Eduardo Garcia
    ·Vanessa Garcia

    ·Gregory Kalulu
    ·Krystal Lopez
    ·Jasmine Martindale    - state bound  
    ·Alissa May  - state bound  
    ··Azura Mayhall
    ··Fouziya Mbeh -double medal
    ·Shania Mina
    ·Pedro Montano
    ·Elizabeth Olvera
    ·Lorena Ortega - double medal
    ·Amber Parker- double medal
    ·Mario Perez
    ·Audrey Petitjean
    ·Westley Phillips-double medal
    ·Vanessa Ramirez
    ·Sophia Reyes
    ·Savannah Riley-double medal
    ·Marla Rodriguez

    ·Brandy Garcia -double medal and  state
    bound  
    ·Maya Green -double medal
    ·Genesis Hernandez
    ·Bailey Hodges
    ·Destinee Houston
    ·I'yonia Mumphrey -double medal
    ·Janiya Jackson
    ·Khyla Johnson -double medal
    ·Denaja Jones -double medal
    ·Bainca Juraez -double medal
    ·Natalia Rodriguez-double medal
    · Titus Rucker- state bound
    · Reysiane Salazar- state bound
    ·Ariel Sanchez
    · Aidan Smith
    ·Sierra Stephens
    · Tara Story-double medal and state
    bound
    ·Cresslyn Sustaire
    ·Amarah Sweaks- state bound
    · Kaylea Timmons
    ·Saydee Wallace
  • Pine Tree High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members competed in the Region 3 STAR events February 8 in Waco.  Ira Roberts won third place in Life Event Planning and Allyssa Morse won fourth place in Early Childhood Education and earned the right to compete at the state competition in April.  Tianna Bond and Allyssa Morse earned Bronze medals.  Six other students competed in Family and Consumer Science Assessments (FACS) Testing.


    Additional FACS competitors were Grayson Shaw, Andrea Ledezma, Dyamundnquic Perry and Ira Roberts.

    We are very proud of all of our PT FCCLA competitors!

  • Pine Tree ISD is proud to announce its power lifting teams currently have sixteen athletes ranked in the top 10 in Regions 5A and 6A.  Congratulations to our PT power lifters!

    Boys
    Jacob Gray-1st-114's
    Daniel Irvin-3rd-123's
    Orran Simmons-3rd-148's
    Julian Fierros-4th-148's
    Keandre Nesbitt-8th-148's
    Jayden Smith-4th-181's
    Deaundre Heath-7th-198's
    Keith Burkes-3rd-275's

    Girls
    Emma Teter-4th-97's
    Nyia Williams-2nd-105's
    Tionna Lewis-3rd-114's
    Hannah Barry-2nd-123's
    Natalia Rodriguez-8th-132's
    Taitum Barry-2nd-148's
    Jia Lewis-1st-198's
    Makayla Allison-10th-259's
  • Congratulations to juniors Abby Walker and Virginia Mendoza for placing 3rd in the District 16 5A UIL Cross Ex Debate Tournament.  This win makes them the alternate team to the state competition in August in March.  Way to go PT Pirates!  
  • The Pine Tree High School Special Olympics team were big winners at the Special Olympics competition on January 31. 

     

    Congratulations to the following students earning gold, silver and bronze medals!

     

    Gold:  Angelina Bynum, Alondra Palacios, Karen Rainer, Justice Williams

    Silver:  Shiona Lewis, Preston Kampfer, Kevin Barnes

    Bronze:  Kiki Deckard, Christian Chaney

  • The following members of PTHS Choir, under the direction of Danielle Warren, competed at UIL Solo and Ensemble on Friday, February 1st and received a 1st division:

    Soloists:
    Anita Aycock *
    Tianna Bond *
    Grayson Cary *
    Rebekah Donnell *
    Laura Ford *
    Brooke Leath *
    Andrea Ledezma *
    Jasmine Martinez *
    Brandy Paz *
    Angelina Pruitt *
    Ty Robinson *
    Taiya Ward *
    Natalie Wright *
    Tim Wright *
    Deacon Jones
    Priscila SanMiguel
    Noah Foreman
    Keegan Klepper
    Amelia Wingfield

    Ensembles:
    Tiaya Ward
    Brandy Paz
    Ena Cutrer
    Deja Colburn
    Sobieda Garcia-Cardona
    Jerusalem Briseno

    Rebekah Donnell
    Andrea Ledezma
    Cat Latus
    Priscila SanMiguel
    Samantha Hosmer

    Jasmine Martinez *
    Amelia Wingfield *
    Brooke Leath *
    Laura Ford *
    Grayson Cary *
    Elijah Hall *

    Tianna Bond *
    Angelina Pruitt *
    Natalie Wright *
    Alexis Hayner *
    Cheyne Washington *
    Juan Ruiz *

    Emma Carter *
    Anita Aycock *
    LeeAnne Gannon *
    Michael Donnell *
    Ty Robinson *
    Kloie Schultz *
    Stephanie Davis *
    Tim Wright *
    Sedrick Evans *

    *indicates students who qualified for State and will compete in May at The University of Texas in Austin.

    Congratulations, PT Students! #pirateproud  
  • Thirteen Pine Tree High School Commercial Photography students have won medals at the National Scholastic Art And Writing Awards. Two of those students, Brandy Gonzalez and Jasmine (Bunny) Buffington, will continue on to the final round. 

    National Finalists will be announced March 13th, and will be celebrated at Carnegie Hall in NYC in June. The National Scholastic Awards are the oldest and longest running awards for art in the country, Last year, 350,000 artworks were entered regionally, 750 continued to the final round in NYC and 100 were chosen as national winners.

    It's very exciting to see Pine Tree's name along some of the best schools in the entire country, like Stuyvesant High, Chicago High School for the Arts, Brooklyn Tech, Boston Latin and more. Pine Tree has almost doubled its winners every year in the contest for the last three years. Elizabeth White is the teacher.

     
    Gold Key Recipients- finalists for Nationals
    • Brandy Gonzalez
    • Jasmine (Bunny) Buffington
    Silver Key- Regional Award Winners:
    • Neftali Barrios
    • Dezaray Brown 
    • Shania Mina
    • Yazmin Rodriguez
    Honorable Mention- Regional Award Winners:
    • Demarkus Fluellen
    • Vanessa Garcia
    • Leorah Haesecke
    • Janiya Jackson
    • I'yonia Mumphrey
    • Amarah Sweaks
    • Erika Vaughn
     
    Since their founding, the awards have established an amazing track record for identifying the early promise of our nation’s most accomplished and prolific creative leaders. Alumniinclude artists Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Alan Arkin, John Lithgow,  Zac Posen, Ken Burns, and Richard Linklater to name a few.

    More information can be found at: https://www.artandwriting.org
  • Six Pine Tree ISD students won district awards in the Texas PTA Reflections Competition.  Congratulations to the following students whose entries will be entered in the state competition.


    Angelina Bynum

    Overal Award of Excellence

    Special Artist 

    Photography

     

    Genesis Olvera

    Overall Award of Excellence

    Pine Tree Middle School 

    Visual Arts


    Kishna Lara Garcia

    Overall Award of Excellence

    Pine Tree High School

    Photography


    Hannah Bruce

    Award of Excellence 

    Pine Tree Middle School

    Visual Arts


    Makayla Allison

    Award of Excellence

    Pine Tree High School

    Photography


    Ericka Bonilla

    Award of Merit

    Pine Tree High School

    Photography 

  • Pine Tree High School brought home the Large School Sweepstakes award at the 2019 Whitehouse Winter Classic.   District competition will be held on March 29.  Congratulations to our Pine Tree Pirates!  #pirateproud 

     

    School Award:
    LARGE SCHOOL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER

    Accounting:
    Ainsley Daugbjerg- 6th

    Current Issues & Events: 
    Rose LaBay- 3rd

    Feature Writing: 
    Rose LaBay- 3rd

    Literary Criticism:
    Brie Cope – 5th

    Ready Writing:
    Robert “BJ” Ray – 2nd 
    Brie Cope – 3rd

    Spelling:
    Sierra Reese – 4th

    Number Sense: 
    1st place Team:  Marilyn Shen, Caleb Terry, Jorge Juarez, Will Davis, Bryce Willadson
    Marilyn Shen – 2nd + Top Sophomore 
    Caleb Terry - 4th
    Jorge Juarez - 5th
    Will Davis and Bryce Willadson tied - 6th

    Calculator: 
    1st place Team:  Jorge Juarez, Caleb Terry, Isabella Nix, Will Davis
    Jorge Juarez - 1st
    Caleb Terry – 2nd 
    Isabella Nix – 3rd  
    Will Davis – 4th 
    Akshay Peddireddy – 5th

    Mathematics: 
    1st place Team: Caleb Terry, Akshay Peddireddy, Marilyn Shen, Jorge Juarez
    Caleb Terry – 1st 
    Akshay Peddireddy – 2nd 
    Marilyn Shen - 3rd + Top Sophomore
    Jorge Juarez – 5th  
    Riley Stanley – 6th

    Science:
    1st place Team:  Jann Cabudoy, Jessica Hosmer, Connor Naseiro, Emmanuel Viramontes
    Jann Cabudoy – 2nd + Top Sophomore + Top Biology

  • The following students received a 1 rating for solo performance:

    Anna Pinkston
    Hannah Lang
    Aspen Myers
    Izaiya Glenn
    Esai Hernandez
    Damien Kelly
    Devin Washington
    Kolton Harris
    Kyla Scott
    Averi Johnson
    Ezmeriah Gonzalez
    Megan Strandberg
    Gracie Rust
    Brealee Ray
    Olivia Booth
    Josselyn Vega
    Tabitha Juarez 
    Receiving a 1 rating on their ensemble performance on the following PT students: 
    Aspen Myers
    Gabby Hernandez
    Shelby Garrett
    Kristi Surral
    Hannah Lang
    Anna Pinkston
    Lita Rodriguez
    Ezmeriah Gonzalez
    Megan Strandberg
    Brealee Ray 
    Krysten Phillips
    Natalie Buckner
    Tabitha Juarez
    Olivia Booth
    Cheynne Ethridge
    Gracie Rust 
    Adriania Epps
    LaTayia Buchanan 
    Kelsie Carmical 
  • Pine Tree Students brought home the gold at the Special Olympics Competition held today at Gladewater High School.  Congratulations to the following students for a job well done! #pirateproud #atraditionofexcellence 

     

    Matthew Solorzano - Gold Medal

    Jovonty Fierros - Gold Medal

    Javier Sanmiguel - Gold Medal

    Bre Anna McClendon - Bronze Medal

    William West - Bronze Medal

  • The Pine Tree High School Powerlifting teams started off the season with twenty medalists and both teams earning team plaques at the Henderson High School meet.  The Boys team placed 3rd with the Girls team winning the meet.  

    Congratulations to our Pine Tree Pirates!

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  • Pine Tree High School Band students competed at the TMEA Region IV Auditions on Saturday, December 7 in Paris, Texas.  Twenty-four Pine Tree students were selected for the All-Region band, and twelve of those students advanced to the Area-level competition for seats in the All-State band.  The Area competition will be January 12, 2019, at Richardson Berkner High School. 

     

    Congratulations to the following students:


    Piccolo:

    Emma Teter

    Ariel Sanchez

    Oboe:

    Graham Parmelee *AREA

    Clarinet:

    Giselle Valencia

    Bass Clarinet:

    Gabby Pumphrey, 1st chair, *AREA

    Jesse Barron

    Alto Saxophone:

    Christian Osborn, 1st Chair, *AREA

    Baritone Saxophone

    Jordan Lampin, 1st Chair, *AREA

    Horn:

    Leah Counts *AREA

    Xavier Martinez

    Makala Pinkston

    Trumpet:

    Gage Ellis, 1st Chair, *AREA

    Axel Mondragon *AREA

    Oscar Ruiz *AREA

    Amarah Sweaks

    Gael Perez

    Trombone:

    Raphael Najera, 1st Chair, *AREA

    Timothy Wright *AREA

    Adrian Gomez

    Euphonium:

    Evelyne Ramirez *AREA

    Eriberto Velazquez

    Tuba:

    Ethan Sanders, 1st Chair, *AREA

    Travis Meijas

    Tony Mendez

    In addition, eight students were named to the TMEA All-Region Freshman Band and participated in the Clinic/Concert Saturday, December 8 at Paris High School:


    Ariel Sanchez

    Jerusalem Briseno

    Osiris Barrios

    Carlo Echave

    Daniel Brown

    Xavier Martinez

    Nathan Carbajal

    Octavio Jacquez

  • 9-5 D-11 Superlatives

    DJ Freeman - Offensive Newcomer of the Year

     

    9-5A D-11 1st Team All District Selections:

    Gabe Nelson - 1st Team Runningback

    Keshon Williams - 1st Team Fullback

    JJ Sparkman - 1st Team Wide Receiver

    Javae Writt - 1st Team Offensive Line

    Hayden Shelton - 1st Team Offensive Line

     

    9-5A D-11 2nd Team All District Selections:

    Gabe Adams - 2nd Team Wide Receiver

    Davon Coleman - 2nd Team Wide Receiver

    Tim Short - 2nd Team Tight End

    Alex Thornburg - 2nd Team Offensive Line

    Bailey Hughes - 2nd Team Offensive Line

    Jose Vasquez - 2nd Team Kicker

    Colton Munoz - 2nd Team Linebacker

    Jayden Smith - 2nd Team Linebacker

    Tim Short - 2nd Team Outside Linebacker

    Davon Coleman - 2nd Team Cornerback

     

    9-5A D-11 Honorable Mention

    Jadarlon Key - Offensive Line

    Keith Burkes - Defensive Line

    Dakota Fourman - Defensive Line

    Nick Williams - Outside Linebacker

    Keith Wright - Safety

    Davarian Malone - Safety

    Gabe Adams - Safety 

  • Brandy Gonzalez, 10th grade, at Pine Tree High School received 1st place for  her digital photo titled "Krystal Refractions in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.  Brandy's photo will represent the 1st District of Texas with Congressman Louie Gohmert at the US Capitol in Washington D.C. for a year long art exhibition. The exhibit opening is in June, and Brandy won 3 plane tickets complements of the Congressional Art Competition/Southwest Airlines/Louie Gohmert to attend the art opening with her parents. Judges were faculty members at East Texas Baptist University. High school students from all over East Texas competed. 
    We are so proud of Brandy's hard work, creativity, originality, and that Pine Tree High will be represented at our Nation's Capitol. To create this image, Brandy designed a stencil, cut it out with an x-acto knife, projected the shadow's onto her model's face, took a photo, then manipulated that photo with various software. Her model's name is Krystal, and the colors are vivid like a crystal refraction- hence the title. 

    The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents. Since then, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nationwide competition.  

    https://www.cbs19.tv/video/news/local/art-piece-earns-etx-student-national-award/501-8373181

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  • Teacher of the Year
    • Art Student

      Jasmine Buffington, a Pine Tree High School art student, has passed the initial round for the Longview Museum of Fine Arts "Focus on Photography" exhibit.  This professional show will run January 12-February 16 at the museum.

       

      Buffington's double exposure photo titled, "Moon Child" will be included among the professional photographs.  January 12 will be the art opening and the top three winners will be announced by judge Rufus Lovett. 

    • Auditions were held for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 4 and 21 Music All-Region Orchestra Wednesday, November 14 at Tyler Junior College. A very limited number of seats for wind players is available in this elite group.  

      Congratulations to Junior, Leah Counts on Horn, Senior, Raphael Najera on Trombone, and Senior, Gage Ellis on Trumpet.  Gage also earned the top spot, 1st chair, and is now qualified to go to the next level of competition in the 6A All-State process.  

      Approximately fifty Pine Tree Band students will compete for places in the All-Region Band on Friday, December 6th at North Lamar.
    • Senior SlideShow
    • Stuff A Bus
      A big thank you the PTHS Health Science Practicum Students and their willingness to serve our community. Thank you to ALL at Pine Tree ISD for their participation in our Stuff A Bus Food Drive.  Congratulations to the Middle School for being the Big WINNER in our competition, Parkway 2ND Place, and the High School 3RD Place .   PTISD donated 3039 lbs and over 2600 food items to the Longview Dream Center and their food pantry to help serve those needs in our community.
    • Officer Marrs brought the LPD robot to class and allowed the students to test it out.
      Robotics
    • Gabe Adams has been selected the 903 Music Fest Defensive Player of the Week by the Longview News-Journal.  Adams also won the Baylor Scott and White Spine and Joint Play of the Night for his 103 yard interception returned for a touchdown.
    • The Pine Tree Fishing Club has participated in two tournaments and showed well at the Lake Bob Sandlin Tournament.  

      Current standings are:
      Kevin Jackson - 25th
      Merrick Taylor/Connor Mayeux - 48th
      Collin Estes - 58th
      Hudson Finley - 59th 

      Congratulations to our PT anglers!
    • The Pine Tree marching band, under the direction of Aaron Turner, earned a 1st Division Superior rating at the UIL Marching Contest Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Sulphur Springs. 
       
      The weather brought all kinds of challenges to this year's contest, forcing a last-minute move from the usual contest site in Mt. Pleasant to the Sulphur Springs indoor practice facility.  The contest day was very rainy, forcing the students to get wet getting off the buses, traveling to warm-up, traveling to the performance arena, and then again when loading the buses.  

      Despite the challenges, the Pine Tree kids rose to the occasion and gave a superior performance.  This shows our students' tenacity, drive, and flexibility when faced with adverse conditions.  Way to go Pirates!
    • Cross Country
    • eniors Ashley Harkey and Jasmine Martinez received callbacks at Texas Educational Theatre Association College Auditions in Dallas September 26-29, the largest theatre college recruitment audition in Texas.    
       
      Ashley Harkey, Pine Tree Thespian Tech Representative, one of 50 Texas Technical Theatre seniors selected to present at the TETA Convention, has operated lights and sound for Pine Tree Theatre for 3 years and plans to major in Technical Theatre.  She presented a two-minute professional technical portfolio of her work and interviewed with over 50 colleges and universities Friday.  Ashley received eleven callbacks from college recruiters competing for her Sound Design experience and offering scholarships and paid work positions in their theatre programs.  Ashley also attended sessions with technical industry professionals in lighting and sound, including the “Painting with Sound” course.
       
      Jasmine Martinez, Pine Tree Thespian President and Mary Poppins in our fall production of Mary Poppins, was one of 120 Texas High School seniors selected to audition for college, university and professional acting conservatories.  She received audition coaching from Broadway professionals on her monologue and musical theatre number and attended sessions on acting and building her theatre career. Jasmine, who has participated in every Pine Tree show since her freshman year, received 8 callback interviews from college and university theatre recruiters vying for her to sign with their theatre programs and offering scholarship opportunities.  Jasmine plans to major in Musical Theatre.
       
      Pine Tree High School invites you to attend Mary Poppins at the Pine Tree High School theatre November 1-5, 2018.  For more information, please visit pinetreetheatre.com. 
    • PTHS Choir members, under the direction of Danielle Warren, competed for a place in the All Region Choir on Saturday October 6th at North Lamar High School. Continuing a tradition of excellence, Pine Tree choir members will make up a large majority of the Region 4 singers in the All Region Concert. 
       
      Advancing members:
       
      Soprano 1
      Amelia Wingfield- 4th chair
      Jasmine Martinez- 8th chair
       
      Soprano 2
      Angelina Pruitt- 2nd chair
       
      Alto 1
      Brooke Leath- 2nd chair
      Stephanie Davis- 7th chair
      Natalie Wright- 8th chair
       
      Alto 2
      Laura Ford, 2nd chair 
      Cheyne Washington, 6th chair
      Eryne Henderson, 9th chair
      Jerusalem Briseno, 10th chair
      Alexis Hayner, 11th chair
      Jai Coby, 12th chair
       
      Tenor 1
      Ty Robinson, 2nd chair
      Michael Donnell, 5th chair
      Carlos Bradley, 6th chair
       
      Tenor 2
      Grayson Cary, 5th chair 
       
      Bass 1
      Braylon Isaac, 4th chair
       
      Bass 2
      Tim Wright, 1st chair
      Keegan Klepper, 3rd chair
      Elijah Hall, 7th chair
      Caylon Coby 9th chair
       
      Congratulations PTHS Choir!
    • Ashly James, a junior at Pine Tree High School, has been recognized with the Outstanding Direct Examination award presented by Texas A & M and sponsored by Region 7.

       

      James attended the Youth Adventure Program Law School Camp in July receiving the examination award and the prestigious Directors Award.  The Directors Award is given to two students, one boy and one girl, annually for the YAP July session and recognizes individuals who exemplify everything that the program values as well as the Texas Aggie' core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity and selfless service (RELLIS).  Congratulations, Ashly!

    • Texas Bank and Trust is pleased to announce the selection of 10 seniors from Pine Tree High School to serve on its 2018-2019 Student Board of Directors.  The TB&T Student Board is a prestigious program recognizing outstanding high school seniors in the community.  Seniors Caroline Adamson, Dana Chatman, Sydney Harris, Matt McQuaid, Kamryn Miller, Akshay Peddireddy, Kailey Quiett, Hayden Shelton, Timothy Short, and Caleb Terry will join with 55 other seniors from Christian Heritage Classical, Trinity School of Texas, Longview, Spring Hill, and St. Mary’s High Schools to make up the 41st senior class to participate in the TB&T program in Longview.
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The Pine Tree family champions the relentless pursuit of excellence through a compassionate and safe learning environment empowering all students to develop their unique passions and to make a positive impact in a global society.

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