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LISD Celebrates School Board Appreciation Month
01/16/2019
We applaud our Board members for using their vision and voices to plant the seeds of success for our students.
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Two-Way Dual Language Application Available Now
Two-way Dual Language Application Available Now
01/16/2019
Applications for 2019-20 kindergarten two-way Dual Language Services are now available.
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LISD issues warning on fraudulent solicitations to area businesses
01/14/2019
Leander ISD has received three reports in the past month regarding businesses and a fraudulent advertising company selling unauthorized sponsorship banners for high school athletic facilities.
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Board Briefs: Trustees explore academic calendar options, middle school attendance rezoning
01/11/2019
The Board of Trustees explored academic calendar options for upcoming school years and considered middle school attendance rezoning parameters at its Jan. 10 meeting.
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Academic calendars for upcoming school years continue to take shape
01/11/2019
Following an extensive effort to collect community feedback – resulting in nearly 5,000 survey responses – the drafts of the LISD academic calendar for 2019–20 and 2020–21 are coming into focus.
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Board considers attendance rezoning options for LISD middle schools
01/11/2019
With the opening of Danielson Middle School set for 2020, Leander ISD is beginning the attendance zone – also known as boundary adjustment – process.
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Leander ISD Wins the Meritorious Budget Award
01/10/2019
he MBA promotes and recognizes excellence in school budgets that have met or exceeded the program’s stringent criteria.
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LISD Transportation Department Receives 2018 Air Central Texas Outstanding Organization Award
01/10/2019
Transportation was recognized for the adoption and advocacy of propane-fueled school buses, reducing the Nitrogen Oxide emission by 1,488 pounds annually.
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Online Surplus Auction
Online Auction for Surplus Items Open Jan. 11
01/08/2019
Leander ISD will be auctioning off surplus equipment items beginning Jan. 11.
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Winter Break
LISD Schools and Offices to Close for Winter Break
12/18/2018
All LISD schools and offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, through Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Staff will return to work Monday, Jan. 7, for a staff development day, and students will return to school Tuesday, Jan. 8.
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Board Briefs: Trustees name LISD's next schools, adopt new student information system
12/14/2018
The Board of Trustees officially named LISD’s newest elementary school, adopted a new student information system and received an update on ongoing construction at its Dec. 13 meeting.
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LISD Board names district's next schools
12/14/2018
Following a lengthy public comment window and the consideration of nearly 500 naming submissions, the Board of Trustees officially named the district’s newest schools at its Dec. 13 meeting.
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Board approves adoption, implementation of a new student information system
12/14/2018
Trustees approved eSchoolPlus, a product of PowerSchool Group, LLC, as the district’s new system for student grades, attendance, and other data management starting in the 2019-20 school year.
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Construction continues on LISD’s major maintenance, Bond 2017 projects
12/14/2018
Construction at Larkspur Elementary School continues on schedule, while several more Bond 2017 projects have broken ground.
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Amanda Lillard announced as Westside Elementary School principal
12/13/2018
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced Amanda Lillard as the principal of the Westside Elementary School Thursday, Dec. 13.
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CollegeBoard 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll Leander ISD Leading to a Bright Future
LISD Placed on 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll
12/06/2018
Leander ISD is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP ® District Honor Roll.
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Leander ISD celebrates School Resource Officer Appreciation Week
12/03/2018
During School Resource Officer Appreciation Week, Dec. 3-7, Leander ISD would like to say “thank you” to the School Resources Officers (SROs) who help with the district’s top priority: the safety and security of our students and staff.
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Board Briefs: Trustees welcome new members, consider academic calendar development
11/30/2018
The Board of Trustees welcomed new members, considered the process for the development of the upcoming academic calendar and reviewed submissions for the naming of its newest schools at its Nov. 29 meeting.
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Grimes, Gonzales-Dholakia sworn in as new LISD trustees
11/30/2018
Recently elected trustees Elexis Grimes and Gloria Gonzales-Dholakia took office as the newest LISD board members. Gonzales-Dholakia and Grimes replace two longtime trustees who did not seek re-election, Don Hisle and Will Streit.
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Trustees consider naming suggestions for new LISD schools
11/30/2018
The Board of Trustees discussed naming for Elementary School 27 and Middle School 9 at its Nov.20 meeting, reviewing options in three categories: geographical, historical or national figure, or a local contributor to Leander ISD.
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Development of LISD 2019–2020 academic calendar underway
11/30/2018
The development of next year’s academic calendar is underway, with a proposal to the Board due January 2019. LISD staff will also consider creating a working draft of the 2020-2021 academic calendar for community planning purposes.
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txConnect Parent Portal experiencing technical difficulties
11/28/2018
The txConnect Parent Portal is currently experiencing technical difficulties. The district is aware of the issue and is working quickly to get the system back online.
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A rendering of the front of LISD's future ninth middle school.
School Naming Submissions Open for ES 27 and MS 9
11/14/2018
Submissions are now being accepted for school name nominations for Leander ISD’s 27th elementary school, opening in the fall of 2019, and the district’s 9th middle school, opening in the fall of 2020. The nomination process is open to everyone.
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