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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'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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Leander ISD Choral Showcase
Choral Showcase 2017
09/25/2017
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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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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Financial Leadership Application Now Open
Financial Leadership Application Now Open
09/19/2017
Leander ISD is now accepting applications for participation on the district’s Financial Leadership LISD committee. Financial Leadership LISD is an opportunity for community members to get an inside look at the financial aspects of the district.
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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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Akin Aviator School Logo
Save the Date: Monta Jane Akin Elementary School Dedication
08/31/2017
Leander ISD's newest school, Monta Jane Akin Elementary, will have a dedication ceremony Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place in the Akin Elementary multipurpose room.
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Growing number of students participate in AP Program
Growing Number of Students Participate in AP Program
08/29/2017
Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., reported a 13-percent increase in the number of AP exams taken by LISD students and a 9-percent increase in students tested, outpacing the district’s 5-percent growth in high school student enrollment.
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Grass Field Temporarily Closed
Leander ISD Grass Fields Temporarily Closed
08/28/2017
Due to recent rains, all Leander ISD grass athletic fields are closed until further notice.
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Weather Update
Update: Leander ISD adjusts athletic event times
08/28/2017
Due to the weather, Leander ISD has adjusted the following athletic events:
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A photo of three students looking in the window of their school on the first day of school.
Share Your 1st-day Photos!
08/28/2017
On Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, Leander ISD will welcome students back for the 2017-18 school year! Students and staff are excited to begin another great year of learning.
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Dress Code Updates
2017-18 Dress Code Updates
08/24/2017
During their August 17 regular meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the following updates to the 2017-18 Student Code of Conduct dress code:
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Correction to “Assigned Bus Routes” Insider
Correction to “Assigned Bus Routes” Insider
08/23/2017
We have been made aware that information in the "Assigned Bus Routes" Insider sent earlier this evening contained previous years’ data in some instances. This was a result of an error with Leander ISD's third-party vendor.
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1st-Day Packets
1st-Day Packets Available Online 8/22
08/21/2017
Beginning Tuesday, August 22, parents can complete their child’s first-day packet forms through txConnect.
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Board Briefs - Trustees adopt budget, tax rate, and call for Nov. 7 bond election
08/21/2017
The Board of Trustees implemented strategies to fund the District's 42 schools in the immediate and future during their August 17 regular meeting. Read about the 2017-18 budget, Nov. 7 Bond election, and the changes in the Student Code of Conduct.
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Graphic: Campus Closed Monday, 8/21
LISD Campuses to Be Closed Monday, 8/21
08/19/2017
All Leander ISD campuses and facilities will be closed to the public Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, while staff attend the district's Convocation.
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Board calls for November 7 Bond election
Leander ISD Board calls for November 7 bond election
08/18/2017
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees unanimously called for a bond election during their regular meeting to fund four new schools, expand Vandegrift High School, improve school facilities across the district, build additional Career and Technical facilities at high schools and refresh outdated technology.
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Photo of the Leander ISD Board of Trustees: Board Approves 2017-18 Budget
Leander ISD Board adopts budget, tax rate
08/18/2017
With 1,200 new students expected to fill Leander ISD classrooms this school year, the Board of Trustees approved a 2017-18 budget that adds positions and increases salaries for all employees. Trustees approved a $326.3 million operating budget during their regular meeting Thursday night, funding for 39,154 students, growing 4 percent from the previous year. To pay for the new budget, Trustees voted to maintain the tax rate of $1.51 per $100 valuation.
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A photo of Reed Elementary School principal Paige Collier.
Collier to lead Reed Elementary School
08/18/2017
Paige Collier will serve as the new principal at Reed Elementary School, Leander ISD Superintendent Dan Troxell, Ph.D., announced today.
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Photo of the Leander ISD Board of Trustees
Board Meeting - 8/17/17
08/17/2017
Click "Read More" for links to the Live Stream page and the Board Agenda packet.
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After-School Enrichment
After-School Enrichment: Fall Registration Open
08/16/2017
After-School Enrichment fall registration is now open! To view the Fall 2017 course catalog, vendor flyers and more, visit the After-School Enrichment page here.
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LISD Earns HIghest Accountability Marks
Leander ISD schools earn highest accountability marks, 39 state distinctions
08/15/2017
Leander ISD schools continued to shine, earning 39 state distinctions with all eligible schools earning the state’s highest accountability standard, according to a release from the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
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Elementary Registration Event
Elementary Registration Event to be Held 8/14
08/14/2017
Leander ISD will be having an evening elementary school registration event Monday, Aug. 14 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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PSAT for Home School Students
PSAT for Home School Students
08/11/2017
Leander ISD offers the opportunity for homeschooled students in LISD attendance zone in 9th, 10th and 11th grades to take the College Board’s PSAT test Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Vandegrift High School or Leander High School.
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"LISD Earns Superior Financial Rating"
LISD Rated "Superior" in Preliminary 2016-2017 Financial Accountability Ratings
08/10/2017
Leander ISD continued to shine for its financial management, earning another superior rating by the state of Texas.
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Free and Reduced-Price Meal Information
Free and Reduced-Price Meal Information
08/08/2017
Leander ISD announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines (listed inside).
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Class of 2018 Graduation Dates
High School Graduation Dates for 2018
08/07/2017
Graduations for the Class of 2018 will be held once again at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.
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