The Toughest Monster Truck Tour
Friday, August 22nd at 7:30pm and Saturday, August 23rd at 1pm and 7:30pm
Cedar Park Center
SAVE $5 ON ALL ADULT TICKETS! KIDS TICKETS ARE JUST $10!
A portion of the proceeds benefits LEEF!
(use offer code LISD)
Take the family out one last time before school starts and earn money for LEEF and LISD at the same time! HISTORY WILL BE MADE on August 22nd and 23rd when the Toughest Monster Truck Tour comes to Cedar Park Center for the first time ever with the fire-breathing, transforming, car-eating dinosaur robot Megasaurus, the jet car, and five monster trucks, including the legendary world-record holder, Bigfoot and 2-time freestyle world champion, Avenger!
SAVE $5 on all adult tickets and kids tickets are just $10! The Leander Educational Excellence Foundation will receive a portion of all ticket proceeds, for both adults and children at www.ticketmaster.com/monstertruck
and by using offer code LISD.
Fans who have an event ticket and a pit pass can see the trucks up close and meet the drivers before the show at the pit party. Free Pit Passes are available at O’Reilly Auto Parts.
Check out the Monster Truck Show video
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Chris Simpson has been named the new principal of Wiley Middle School, Leander ISD Superintendent Bret Champion announced today.
“Mr. Simpson is committed to building upon the strong foundation of student learning at WMS and to strengthening its focus on the whole student. I am confident that his passion for working with students, teachers and parents will lead WMS on a path of continued success,” said Champion.
For the last 14 years, Simpson has been a vital part of the LISD team. He served as assistant principal from 2009 through 2013 at WMS, and most recently, was an assistant principal at Rouse High School.
Simpson earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas in Austin and a master’s degree in educational administration from Lamar University in Beaumont.
Leander ISD Superintendent Bret Champion has announced his selection of John Sloan as principal of Cedar Park High School.
“I am excited to welcome Mr. Sloan as the new principal for Cedar Park High School,” said Champion. “Mr. Sloan is a dedicated leader who brings a vast amount of experience in best instructional practices for secondary classrooms, a strong belief in supporting achievement for all, and a passion for working with students, parents and teachers.”
With 15 years of experience in education, including seven spent in administrative leadership, Sloan has been a member of the LISD family since 2004. Most recently he served as assistant principal at Vandegrift High School.
Sloan earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Local businesses who wish to support LISD are advised to note that companies selling advertising and claiming to represent the district, including campuses and departments, are not authorized to use LISD images, campus logos or school brands (unless they have written proof of permission) and are in violation of the district's contract with SABRE Trademark and Licensing. Additionally, the dollars they are soliciting are kept by the vendor and DO NOT benefit LISD schools. To verify that a vendor is in compliance with the district's licensing program, or to learn more about advertising in LISD, contact the district's school/community relations department at 517-570-0030. Revenue generated through the official LISD marketing and advertising program is applied to the general operating fund and all proceeds are distributed throughout the district.
All current LISD volunteers are required each school year to reactivate their volunteer application
. Enter your current user name and password and select reactivate. Please take a moment to update your child’s grade and campus for next year, any address, phone, or email changes, along with your volunteer years of service. New volunteers can now apply also
. Thank you for your cooperation.
If you or you know someone who would be interested in presenting at the 2014 Connecting U Conference and your session is aligned to academic support, health & wellness, college and career planning, strategic parenting, mental health & behavioral issues or student safety, please submit your application at Connecting U - Call for Presenters
. The deadline for submissions will be THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 at 5 P.M.
All applicants will be notified by email by August 7 as to whether or not their session has been accepted this year. There is no fee associated with presenting; however, if presenters wish to join us to attend the other sessions, breakfast or lunch, they should register to attend the conference via the Connecting U webpage (open in September).
If you have any questions regarding the application or conference, please email Shannon Lombardo
- Director, School/Community Relations.
Want to become a conference sponsor? We have a variety of sponsorship levels available so if you are interested, please email Laura Weiss
- Marketing Specialist.
Connecting U webpage