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Notice of Public Hearing on State Financial Accountability Rating
Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss LISD's State Financial Accountability Rating
11/22/2019
Leander ISD will hold a public meeting at 6:15 PM, December 12, 2019 in the Support Services Complex, 1900 Cougar Country Dr., Cedar Park. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Leander ISD’s rating on the state’s financial accountability system.
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LISD communications: Make sure you are receiving important notifications
11/15/2019
LISD sent out district-wide messaging about a two-hour delay as a result of inclement weather on Tuesday, Nov. 12. In an effort to ensure that everyone is receiving these important communications, we have outlined the following steps.
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Survey of Special Education Services
Survey of Special Education Services in Leander ISD
11/11/2019
Learn more about the survey of special education services in Leander ISD in preparation for a future Parent Symposium.
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Board Briefs
LISD Board Briefs: Nov. 7, 2019
11/08/2019
The Board of Trustees discussed its goals, approved a new evaluation tool for bus service to students living within two miles of school, and took action on construction projects tied to the 2017 bond referendum.
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Demographer predicts continued growth for LISD
11/08/2019
Signs of regeneration and growth in elementary schools came were among the highlights in the annual demographic report for Leander ISD, which expects to add 1,200 students every year until 2029.
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Announcing Mark Koller as new Danielson Middle School Principal
Announcing Mark Koller as new Danielson Middle School Principal
11/07/2019
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Mark Koller as the new principal of Danielson Middle School on Thursday at the Nov. 7 Board meeting.
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Announcing Keith Morgan as new CPMS principal
Announcing Keith Morgan as new Cedar Park MS principal
11/07/2019
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Keith Morgan, Ed.D., as the new principal of Cedar Park Middle School on Thursday at the Nov. 7 Board meeting.
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A message from Leander ISD: District Goals
10/22/2019
Leander ISD is fortunate to have such an engaged community writing in to share thoughts on measurements and the student experience.
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National School Lunch Week group photo
Leander ISD celebrates National School Lunch Week with the launch of mobile ordering
10/18/2019
It is National School Lunch Week, and Leander ISD is celebrating the occasion with the launch of mobile ordering at all of the district's six high schools.
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Online Surplus Auction
Online Auction for Surplus Items Open Oct. 24
10/18/2019
Leander ISD will be auctioning off surplus equipment items beginning Oct. 24.
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Trustees consider a change to board goals, options for community accountability
10/18/2019
The district administration and a community committee of teachers and parents recommended the removal of Goal 1 from the district improvement plan, removing STAAR scores from the required report.
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Hazardous Routes timeline
Trustees review hazardous bus routes rating tool, transportation scenarios
10/18/2019
The transportation team will begin its annual review of bus routes for households within 2 miles of their assigned school using a new evaluation tool, approved by the Board.
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Board Briefs
LISD Board Briefs: October 17, 2019
10/17/2019
The Board of Trustees discussed its goals, approved a new evaluation tool for bus service to students living within two miles of school, and took action on construction projects tied to the 2017 bond referendum.
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ALG Human Sexuality Curriculum Presentations
Information about Austin LifeGuard (ALG) Human Sexuality Curriculum Parent Workshops and Student Presentations
10/16/2019
As part of the 7th and 8th grade Science Middle School and 9th grade High School Health curricula, students will learn about the human reproductive system, abstinence, and human sexuality. This material will be taught for 3 day windows at every LISD MS and HS campus by Austin LifeGuard from Oct. 21-May 26.
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National Merit / College Board Commended Scholars
College Board Names National Merit Commended Students, Hispanic Scholars
10/09/2019
Leander ISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Ed.D., announced that 27 LISD students are distinguished as Semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program based on their outstanding performances on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
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Board Briefs
LISD Board Briefs: October 3, 2019
10/04/2019
The Board of Trustees reviewed a report on ideal school sizes, considered the district’s efforts in supporting students with dyslexia and in 504 programs, and new Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Ed.D. discussed a tiered vision for district planning during his initial year at its Oct. 3 meeting.
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Notice of Destruction of Records
LISD Notice of Destruction of Records
10/03/2019
The Special Education Department of the Leander Independent School District is preparing to destroy personally identifiable information which was maintained to provide educational services for qualifying students.
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Announcing Marianne Norman as Principal of Reagan Elementary School
Announcing Marianne Norman as new Reagan Elementary Principal
10/03/2019
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Marianne Norman as the new principal of Reagan Elementary School at the Thursday, Oct. 3, Board meeting.
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Announcing Elaine Cogburn as Chief Financial Officer
Leander ISD taps experienced school finance leader as new CFO
10/03/2019
Leander ISD picked an experienced school finance expert Elaine Cogburn for its top business role, leading the budget, finance, payroll, and purchasing teams. Trustees approved the hiring of Cogburn as the new chief financial officer during the Oct. 3 Board of Trustees meeting. She will be joining Leander ISD starting Nov. 4, replacing former CFO Lucas Janda, who joined a privately owned financial firm in July 2019.
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LISD hosts Parenting the Love & Logic Way
Leander ISD presents Parenting the Love & Logic Way
09/27/2019
Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course designed to help parents nurture responsible, respectful children who will learn to make their own choices and think critically and logically for themselves, while parents let empathy and consequences do the teaching.
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national merit semifinalists
27 LISD students recognized in National Merit Scholarship Program
09/12/2019
Leander ISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Ed.D., announced that 27 LISD students are distinguished as Semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program based on their outstanding performances on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
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Leander ISD College Fair. Wednesday, Sept. 25.
Leander ISD College Fair 2019
09/12/2019
Leander ISD students and parents are encouraged to attend the district’s College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, from 6-8 p.m. at Vista Ridge High School.
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Parent Notification of the Student Success Initiative
Parent Notification of the Student Success Initiative
09/10/2019
The Student Success Initiative (SSI) was created by the Texas Legislature to ensure that all students receive the instruction and support they need to be academically successful in mathematics and reading.
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board briefs
LISD Board Briefs: Sept. 5, 2019
09/05/2019
The Board of Trustees added special education staffing positions, reviewed a legislative update and considered potential changes to the district bell schedule at its Sept. 5 meeting.
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