UIL http://ketr.org en Jefferies: 'We'll live with it and move on' http://ketr.org/post/jefferies-well-live-it-and-move <p>Greenville Independent School District has been placed in a new district after the recent "reclassification and realignment" conducted by the University Interscholastic League (UIL).</p><p>This recent change will make Greenville ISD have to travel significantly further than in their past, and Superintendent Don Jefferies talks with Daniel Starks about what that means for the district on <em>The Morning Bell.</em></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Daniel Starks 49143 at http://ketr.org Jefferies: 'We'll live with it and move on' UIL 2014-16 alignment and classification announced http://ketr.org/post/uil-2014-16-alignment-and-classification-announced <p>Go west, Commerce Tigers fans.</p><p>The Commerce football and basketball teams, along with their neighbors from Caddo Mills, will be heading west to face new district opponents Dallas Life Oak Cliff, Red Oak Life, Scurry-Rosser and Sunnyvale.</p><p>Greenville, meanwhile, will enjoy a more East Texas theme, with the Lions joining&nbsp;Hallsville, Longview, Longview Pine Tree, Marshall, Mount Pleasant, Sulphur&nbsp;Springs and Texarkana Texas High.</p><p>Here are the districts including schools in the KETR service area. Complete list <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/uil/">here</a>.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:05:54 +0000 Mark Haslett 48953 at http://ketr.org UIL 2014-16 alignment and classification announced Cooper on UIL enrollment limits, Freeport Exemption http://ketr.org/post/cooper-uil-enrollment-limits-freeport-exemption <p>Commerce ISD superintendent Blake Cooper says the new UIL enrollment limits for the various classifications will have little effect on Commerce High School.&nbsp; It will be in the 3A, Division 1 division, but that is essentially the same as 2A, Division 1 currently, because the UIL is redesignating&nbsp;its divisions from the largest (5A to 6A)&nbsp;to the smallest (six-man to 1A).&nbsp; Also, Cooper says the school board hopes that its&nbsp;approval of the Freeport Exemption for manufacturing companies will help attract industry to the city.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 46668 at http://ketr.org Cooper on UIL enrollment limits, Freeport Exemption Commerce ISD sends 25 to UIL Academic Regionals http://ketr.org/post/commerce-isd-sends-25-uil-academic-regionals <p>COMMERCE - With over 400 points tallied, Commerce High School competed well against other district competitors at the UIL academic competition held April 5 at the school. Sun, 15 Apr 2012 04:11:34 +0000 Scott Harvey 19601 at http://ketr.org Commerce ISD sends 25 to UIL Academic Regionals Cooper: 2A classification does not affect funding, academics http://ketr.org/post/cooper-2a-classification-does-not-affect-funding-academics <p>COMMERCE - Reclassification to 2A does not affect academic offerings or funding for Commerce ISD, according to CISD Superintendent Blake Cooper. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:21:02 +0000 Scott Harvey 15988 at http://ketr.org Cooper: 2A classification does not affect funding, academics Commerce reclassified to 2A by UIL http://ketr.org/post/commerce-reclassified-2a-uil <p>Commerce ISD was reclassified as a 2A&nbsp;school Thursday morning by the&nbsp;UIL in Texas. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:57:30 +0000 Kevin Jefferies 15949 at http://ketr.org Commerce reclassified to 2A by UIL