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Board Briefs: May 17, 2019
05/17/2019
The Board of Trustees reviewed special education services, staffing options at the new transportation facility and attendance zoning scenarios for the 2020–21 school year at its May 16 meeting. In addition, Trustees approved the resignation timeline of Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D.
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Superintendent Search
Superintendent Search, May 17 Update
05/17/2019
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., will stay on with the district through July 31 before leaving to become deputy executive director of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).
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Superintendent Search
Superintendent Search, May 10 Update
05/10/2019
Trustees established a timeline for its Superintendent search to replace Dan Troxell, Ph.D., with the direction to have a new Leander ISD leader before the start of the 2019-2020 school year.
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Attendance Zoning 2020–21
Attendance Zoning 2020–21, May 8 Update
05/08/2019
As Leander ISD continues to work toward a districtwide attendance zoning plan for the opening of Danielson Middle School in 2020–21, the Board of Trustees asked administration to review Scenario B with a few modifications resulting in Scenario E, which is now posted.
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Trustees start superintendent selection process, name search firm
05/03/2019
In its meeting Thursday night, the Board approved Thompson and Horton as the search firm, which will start a community engagement process for collecting feedback to guide its vetting of qualified candidates.
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Attendance Zoning 2020–21
Trustees hone in on zoning priorities, review Scenario B with modifications
05/03/2019
As they continue to work toward a districtwide attendance zoning plan for the opening of Danielson Middle School in 2020–21, Trustees asked administration to review Scenario B with one modification, sending Neighborhood 3100 to Cedar Park Middle School.
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Board Briefs: May 3, 2019
05/03/2019
The Board of Trustees selected a search firm to find the next LISD superintendent, approved a change of the LISD fiscal year, and reviewed attendance zoning scenarios for the 2020–21 school year at its May 2 meeting.
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Math/Reading STAAR test results released
04/30/2019
Results for the April 2019 Grades 5 and 8 Math/Reading STAAR tests have been released. You may access your child’s online STAAR Report Card (results), by visiting the Texas Assessment website.
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District’s Air Force JROTC Program Continues to Shine
04/30/2019
Leander ISD is proud to support the next generation of armed services standouts. The district’s NJROTC program is full of exceptional students willing to lead.
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Dr. Dan Troxell
Announcement from the Superintendent
04/26/2019
Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D. announced his acceptance of a position as Deputy Executive Director for the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).
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LISD Welcomes Myron Wilson as Director of Transportation
04/25/2019
Leander ISD Chief Facilities and Operations Officer Jimmy Disler announced Myron T. Wilson will serve as the new Director of Transportation effective June 2019.
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Board Briefs: April 19, 2019
04/19/2019
The Board of Trustees considered public feedback on a 2020–21 attendance zoning scenario, discussed employee compensation and benefits options and reviewed an overview of the district’s special education and special programs at its April 18 meeting.
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Trustees consider public feedback regarding 2020–21 zoning Scenario D
04/19/2019
As they continue to consider a final plan, Trustees asked for details on financial impact for school enrollments exceeding and below the building capacity. The administration presented feedback from over 400 community members through online forms and two community meetings on the most recent plan for the zoning change, scenario D.
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District working to build a more robust special education program
04/19/2019
The district's special education populations continue to grow, increasing by 2 percent in the last five years.
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Board reviews LISD compensation study that recommends across-the-board raise
04/19/2019
Teachers and staff could see more money in their paychecks and employer contributions towards their health care benefits next school year.
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Davina Stringer announced as Winkley Elementary Principal
04/18/2019
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced Dr. Davina Stringer as the new principal of Winkley Elementary School on Thursday, April 18.
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New programs, possible budget priorities on the horizon
04/05/2019
Trustees discussed a list of community priorities for new programs and possible magnet schools, including the addition of an orchestra program.
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Board approves plan to unify LEEF, Viper Nation
04/05/2019
Trustees approved a community-led plan to name the Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation (LEEF) the district’s sole foundation with a move to create academic booster clubs across the district.
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Attendance Zoning 2020–21
Trustees submit 2020–21 zoning scenario for discussion at public hearings
04/05/2019
The process for adjusting attendance zones for schools in the 2020-21 school year hit another milestone with the Board selecting Scenario D to be presented at two community meetings on April 8 and April 10.
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Board Briefs: April 5, 2019
04/05/2019
The Board of Trustees submitted a 2020–21 attendance zoning scenario for discussion at upcoming public hearings, approved the LISD Education Foundation Plan of Action and considered updates regarding budget and new program development at its April 4 meeting.
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LISD Scientists Take Home the Au at Regional Science Fair
04/02/2019
LISD middle and high school students nabbed multiple honors at the Regional Science Fair in College Station.
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Elementary students
Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Set for 4/24, 4/25
03/13/2019
We are excited to welcome our newest students in preparation for the 2019-20 school year!
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Middle School Students Learn on the Road
03/12/2019
Stiles Spartans engage with digital truck as part of online library
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