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LEE High School  senior Gia Ruiz practices with the  Royal Rubies dance team before  the first home football game of the season Sept 8, 2018. Her team used to be called the Rebel Rousers.
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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 School students prepared for their first home football game of the season, and the first home game ever under its new name.

 


Parents pick up students outside North East ISD's LEE High School.
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Updated Feb. 16

After decades of growth, enrollment is declining at San Antonio’s second largest school district. This school year, the North East Independent School District saw its biggest drop yet: almost 1,500 students.

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Academic, military and medical institutions announced their plans to re-open on Wednesday following Tuesday's ice storm, pending further weather developments.

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U.S. News & World Report collected data from 22,000 public high schools across the country for their annual "Best High Schools" rankings. Thirteen San Antonio schools made the 2017 list.

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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 its size since NESA opened in 1997), then head underground and down a long hallway. A nondescript door opens onto a semi-darkened room where a dozen or so students are studying the latest “Alien” movie trailer on one wall of the classroom.

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