September 2017

A photo of Stephen Bentley
LISD Announces New Executive Director of Facilities and Operations
09/29/2017
Leander ISD Chief Facilities and Operations Officer Jimmy Disler announced his appointment of Stephen Bentley as the district’s Executive Director of Facilities and Operations to oversee key areas of the school district including child nutrition services, construction, custodial services, facilities and transportation.
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A photo of Ann Hatton.
LISD Announces New Director of Transportation
09/28/2017
Leander ISD Chief Facilities and Operations Officer Jimmy Disler announced his appointment of Ann Hatton as the district’s Director of Transportation to oversee the district’s Transportation Services department.
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Off-Campus Physical Education Program
Off-Campus Physical Education Program Information
09/27/2017
Leander ISD will begin offering Off-Campus Physical Education to 6th-graders starting in the spring semester of the 2017-18 school year.
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College Fair Wednesday, Sept. 27
Register to Attend LISD's Annual College Fair
09/26/2017
Leander ISD students and parents are encouraged to attend the district’s College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Vista Ridge High School (200 S. Vista Ridge Blvd. in Cedar Park) to learn more about admissions, financial aid and scholarships to prepare for students' collegiate endeavors.
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Leander ISD Choral Showcase
Choral Showcase 2017
09/26/2017
Leander ISD's annual Choral Showcase will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at LISD South Pac at Cedar Park High School.
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Leander ISD's Annual Festival of Bands
Make Plans to Attend LISD's Annual Festival of Bands
09/25/2017
Leander ISD's annual Festival of Bands will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Bible Stadium in Leander.
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No Place For Hate - Anti-Defamation League
No Place For Hate Recognitions
09/22/2017
No Place For Hate Banners, from the Anti-Defamation League, were distributed to each of Leander ISD's campuses and the district's central office.
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Board Briefs
Board Briefs - Schools celebrate success, district to review Superintendent evaluation
09/22/2017
Students, principals, teachers and parents packed the LEO Conference room to celebrate all Leander ISD schools receipt of the No Place for Hate distinction. Trustees discussed the superintendent’s evaluation instruction and approved class-size waivers in their meeting.
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Fall Booster Club Training
Fall Booster Club Training
09/15/2017
Fall booster club training is provided by LISD athletics, fine arts, finance and school and community relations to help prepare boosters for a successful 2017-2018 school year.
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VHS Road Project Update
LISD continues permit pursuit for Vandegrift road project
09/15/2017
Leander ISD continued to work through the permitting process for an access road at Vandegrift High School, meeting earlier this week with representatives of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.
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2017 National Merit Semifinalists
LISD Reports 13-Percent Increase in National Merit Semifinalists
09/13/2017
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced that 26 students were distinguished as Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program based on their outstanding performances on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
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2017 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) Continued Success
Increased Number of LISD Students Earned IB Diploma, Passing Scores
09/12/2017
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced that 88 percent of Leander High School’s Class of 2017 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidates received their IB Diploma, a record high for the school.
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Leander ISD Board Members and Akin Elementary students cut the ribbon during the dedciation ceremony of Akin Elementary School.
Dedication of Akin Elementary School
09/10/2017
Leander ISD’s newest elementary school, located at 3261 Barley Road, in Leander, is named Monta Jane Akin Elementary. Monta Jane Akin was born in Houston on June 19, 1948. Upon her retirement in December 2015, she had served more than 40 years as an educator in LISD.
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Counseling Services Parent Program: Mood Disorders in Adolescents
Counseling Services Parent Program: Mood Disorders in Adolescents
09/09/2017
Leander ISD Counseling Services is partnering with Round Rock ISD to raise awareness about adolescent mood disorders through a parent program presented by the Johns Hopkins’ Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP).
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Board Briefs
Board Briefs – Trustees discuss program evaluation, adjust October meeting date
09/08/2017
The Board of Trustees discussed opportunities for community input in evaluating new programs and changed the date for its October regular meeting during their Sept. 7 Board Workshop.
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LISD Class of 2017 ACT Scores
2017 LISD Graduates Continue to Score above State and National Averages on ACT
09/08/2017
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced that amid a 28-percent increase in the number of ACT exams given, the district’s composite scores on the ACT continue to be higher than state and national averages.
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Information about Site-Based Planning Committees
Information about Site-Based Planning Committees
09/08/2017
Each campus within Leander ISD has a Site-Based Planning Committee (SBPC). These committees are composed of district employees, community members, business representatives and parents.
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Custodian Appreciation Week 2017
LISD Celebrates Custodian Appreciation Week
09/05/2017
LISD is celebrating Custodian Appreciation Week, Sept. 4-8. Show your appreciation this week by printing out this Custodian Appreciation Week Thank You Card and giving it to a custodian on your campus.
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Information about "David's Law"
Information about Senate Bill 179 or "David's Law"
09/01/2017
To ensure all of our parents and community are informed, Leander ISD is sharing the following information about Senate Bill 179 or “David’s Law.”
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