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August 2017

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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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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-August-17-2017
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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Grass Field Temporarily Closed
Leander ISD Grass Fields Temporarily Closed
08/01/2017
Due to recent rains, all Leander ISD grass athletic fields are closed until further notice.
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