• John Tyler Hall of Honor
    Dr. Brooks: Inaugural Member

    The JT NJHS has begun the John Tyler Hall of Honor.  Congratulations to Dr. Brooks, the first member of the hall.  Pictured above are Dr. Brooks father and sister along with JT Principal Dr. Gay and other NJHS members. 

    Thanks to all who Contributed!

    John Tyler won the East Texas Pantry Raid for the fourth consecutive year. Thanks to all who contributed to help feed our East Texas Community 


    JT's April Caldwell the first ever
    Gary Mooring Award Winner for TISD

    Congratulations Mrs. Sharmecia Jackson
    Tyler ISD's Secondary Teacher of the Year!

    2014-2015 John Tyler Teacher of the Year


    Texas Bank and Trust Representatives

    These John Tyler Students will work with Texas Bank and Trust during the 2015-2016 school year: Melissa Galvan, Viola Amphy, and Braylon Jones

    John Tyler Tennis

    Recently JT Tennis won their first match with Mt. Pleasant by a 10-9 score.  This was a first in over a decade for the the program.


    ​Congrats to the 48 new members of the 
    John Tyler National Honor Society

    2015 Spring Program

    2015 Beta Club Inductees
    Academic Achievement, Character, Service, and Leadership

    Mrs. Dorsey, Azucena Trujillo Cardenes, Mary Cornelio, Blanca Patlan, Dr. Kenneth Gay,  Terria Crowder, Marion Walker, Henry Sanchez,
    Ms. Foreman

    John Tyler Color Guard
    Wins National Championship

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    Go Lions


    • Carneisha Daniels has been awarded a​ Gates Millennium Scholarship and was named a​Region 7 "Outstanding Senior".​ click here for the story
    • Lizeth Zavala has been named a 2015 American Association of Teachers of French Outstanding Senior
    • Ubaldo Martinez is the recipient of a 2015 American Association of Teachers of French Excellence in ​French Award
    • Amie Valdez's essay for the Smith County Essay Contest on texting and driving has been chosen to attend the Smith County Commissioner's Court.  
    • Breanna Mobley advanced to the National Oratory Contest
    • June Tryon was the Peltier Scholarship Teacher Award for her daughter​ 


    JT's April Caldwell was honored as an A+ Team Member by the TISD Foundation 

    Thank You Rose City Civitan for your support
    to John Tyler High School

    Eight John Tyler Students Selected into
    Leadership Academy

    Juniors Sandra Ahuchaogu, Oralia Arzaluz, Keyla Barrera, Sharnae Givens, Ericka Martinez, Kayla McKenzie and Karla Patino are among a select group of students across Texas chosen to attend Subiendo​
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    Dr. Kenneth Gay named 
    National Speech and Debate Association
    Principal of the Year


    John Tyler Finishes Third in 
    Tyler Corporate Challenge

    FAFSA Grand Prize Winner

    John Tyler Senior, Madai Gregorio was the Grand Prize winner of the drawing held by the Smith County FAFSA Submission Taskforce committee. Students from Smith County were able to submit their FAFSA. John Tyler, Robert E. Lee, the Hispanic Service Center and the Tyler Public Library were the venues open for the FAFSA Super Saturday Event.  Pictured above is Dr. Kenneth Gay, Ms. Pam Rodriguez, Mr. Fred Petes, Madai Gregorio and her mother.  

    JT Tennis Students
    Receive Scholarship to TJC

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    McGowan Goes to Nationals

    John Tyler's Sheldon McGowan has qualified to go to the 2015 National Speech and Debate contest during the month of June.  McGowan is the first John Tyler Lion to qualify for this event.  

    Elizabeth Corona was highlighted in the Tyler Paper in the section "People in the Community Who Make a Difference"

    Barnes and Nobles has selected Kelton McGee's essay on his 7th and 8th grade AVID teacher, Ms. Jenkins to be entered into the Regional Contest

    Thanks to all the JT Family who had
    perfect attendance the Third Six Weeks:

    Barry Anderson, Beverly Anthony, Paul Arrington, Paul Balcorta, Barbara Banks, Nakena Bayless, Jason Brookshire, Lakesha Brown, Cynthia Carmona, Derrick Choice, Kimberly Coburn, Leigh Crump, Joseph Cuillier, Ronald Daniels, Joanette Duncan, Dale Faulks, Alejandro Flores, Floyd Garrett, Jack Ford, Shelley Frederick, Brian Friend, James Garland, Dan Gay, Kenneth Gay, Frankie Granberry, Randy Hawkins, April Herrell, Shamica Hill, Ricklan Holmes, Kerry Hughes, Sharmecia Jackson, Dawn Johnson, Steven Johnson, Leigh Jordan, Terence King, Kalbinur Kurban, Brooke LeBlanc, Emily Manasco, Christopher Marsh, Johnny McFarland, Vanessa McFarland Henderson, Bonnie McGee, LeDana McGee, Paakal Mendoza, Wolfgang Mews, Ina Miller, Angela Moon, ,Ngan Morris, James Mosley, Michael O’Guin, Joyce Palmer, Sharie Perlman, Sh’Quinta Petty, Mark Rangel, Brian Rapp, Shanequa Redd-Dorsey, John Reynolds, Mitch Rhodes, Shayla Robinson, Brandon Ross, Jimmie Sanders, Clay Scarborough, Garry Shubert, Cynthia Sikes, Charles Sizemore, Ingrid Smith, Mike Smith, Roylena Stewart-Sparrow, Rita Taylor, Sherrlin Taylor, Cynthia Turner, Kiera Wade, Larry Wade, Tracy Walker, Michele Watson, Latasha Welch, Christina Whitehead, Granger Williams, Matthew Williams, Allison Winspear, David Worthern


    Congratulations to all the JT Players on National Signing Day

    Congratulations to JT's Darric Ward and Sheldon McGowan who both competed this week at the Texas State Capital Congressional Debate Tournament.

    Ward finished in the Top 50 out of 180 competitors while McGowan finished 9th overall and received a gavel for his accomplishments. 

    Congratulations to the New National Honor Society Members

    John Tyler seniors, Karina Fonseca and Jeremy Wilson were recognized on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by the Tyler Rotary Club.  The students were recognized for their outstanding academic, athletic, and leadership qualities at a luncheon at Hollytree Country Club. The students were presented a memento on behalf of the Rotary Club of Tyler.  Congratulations to Karina and Jeremy on their recognition award. The students were accompanied by Principal, Dr. Kenneth Gay, Coordinator of Records and scheduling, Mrs. Aretha Williams and College & Career Advisor, Mrs. Pamela Rodriguez.

    John Tyler is "All In" in the fight against Breast Cancer

    Thank to all who donated to the East Texas Food Bank.

    John Tyler Teachers at their August Retreat

    ALL IN

    John Tyler Lions Wins!

    The JT Lions defeated the Longview Lobos in the
    Great American Rivalry by completing more chin-ups

    A reception was held on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 to honor the newly selected John Tyler High School Seniors to serve on the Texas Bank and Trust Student Junior Board of Directors.

    Students selected for this prestigious leadership role learn about being entrepreneurs, investment making decisions, the stock market, credit worthiness, & budgeting their monies.

    Serving on the Student Junior Board of Directors this year are:  Karina Fonseca, Elizabeth Corona, Lizeth Zavala, Daniel Gonzalez & Jolene Calleja.  Attending the reception to celebrate this occasion were the students' parents, Dr. Kenneth Gay, Ms. Aretha Williams, Mr. Channing Curry, Ms. Onella Brown, & Ms. Pamela Rodriguez.  Congratulations to our students.

    Principals from John Tyler, Boulter, Dogan, and Orr working together for student success--MAKE IT HAPPEN

    Guest Speaker Darin Roberts with Principal Dr. Gay

    John Tyler Summer 2014 Graduation