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LISD Super Kid: Nov. 14, 2019
11/14/2019
Isabel "Izzy" Jimenez, a fifth-grade student at Reed Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. Her "superpower" is #9 - Pursuit of Excellence.
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Volunteer of the Week: Nov. 13, 2019
11/13/2019
Rosanne Robertson is a jack-of-all-trades. She volunteers at Vista Ridge High School in all the school's offices and multiple capacities.
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CTE Student of the Week: Faith Murphy
CTE Student of the Week: Nov. 12, 2019
11/12/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Glenn High School’s Faith Murphy for being named the LISD Career and Technical (CTE) Student of the Week
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Student Athlete of the Week: Jack Woods
Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 11, 2019
11/11/2019
Leander ISD Athletics is proud to announce Cedar Park High School’s Jack Woods as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: LISD HS Bands
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Nov. 8, 2019 Generate Name
11/08/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce our six high school bands as the LISD Fine Arts Students of the Week
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LISD Super Kid: Nov. 7, 2019
11/07/2019
Rocco Rainone, a third-grade student at River Ridge Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. His "superpower" is #7 - Respect for Others.
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Volunteer of the Week: Gloria Lee
Volunteer of the Week: Nov. 6, 2019
11/06/2019
Gloria Lee has remained a dedicated volunteer at Winkley Elementary, even after her grandson moved on to middle school. She is an essential part of the Winkley library and a bright spot on campus.
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CTE Student of the Week: Javier Pena
CTE Student of the Week: Nov. 5, 2019
11/05/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Glenn High School’s Javier Pena for being named the LISD Career and Technical (CTE) Education Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Emmie Gardner
Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 4, 2019
11/04/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Four Points Middle School’s Emmie Gardner as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Madison O'Neil
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Nov. 1, 2019
11/01/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Four Points Middle School's Madison Howard as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Super Kid: Oct. 31, 2019
10/31/2019
Miranda Paredes, a fifth-grade student at Pleasant Hill Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. Her "superpower" is #9 - Pursuit of Excellence.
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Volunteer of the Week: Oct. 30, 2019
10/30/2019
Casey Zenkovich goes above and beyond to show love and support towards the entire second-grade team at Jim Plain Elementary.
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CTE Student of the Week: Isha Maknojia
CTE Student of the Week: Oct. 29, 2019
10/29/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Leander High School’s Isha Maknojia for being named the LISD Career and Technical (CTE) Education Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Brett Baker
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 28, 2019
10/28/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Brett Baker, from Leander Middle School, as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Madison O'Neil
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 25, 2019
10/25/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vandegrift High School's Madison O'Neil as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Aspen Hill LISD Super Kid
LISD Super Kid: Oct. 24, 2019
10/24/2019
Aspen Hill, a fifth-grade student at Akin Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. Her "superpower" is #7 - Respect for Others.
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Volunteer of the Week: Peggy Hudson
Volunteer of the Week: Oct. 23, 2019
10/23/2019
When Peggy Hudson retired as an administrative assistant to the Principal at Cypress Elementary, she began to volunteer at Cedar Park High School.
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CTE Student of the Week: Abbi Gordon
CTE Student of the Week: Oct. 22, 2019
10/22/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Leander High School’s Abbi Gordon for being named the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Emma Stuaber
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 21, 2019
10/21/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School’s Emma Stauber as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week. Emma is a senior on the Lady Lion Varsity Volleyball team.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sydney Gillen
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 18, 2019
10/18/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander Middle School theatre standout Sydney Gillen as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Super Kid of the Week: Amelia Cipriano
LISD Super Kid: Oct. 17, 2019
10/17/2019
Amelia Cipriano, a first-grade student at Pleasant Hill Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. Her "superpower" is #5 - Concern for Others.
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Volunteer of the Week: Garrett Stacey
Volunteer of the Week: Oct. 16, 2019
10/16/2019
Garrett Stacey is investing in the next generation in a powerful way. For two years now, Garrett has mentored fourth and fifth-grade boys at Knowles Elementary.
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CTE Student of the Week: Madeleine Rawlings
CTE Student of the Week: Oct. 15, 2019
10/15/2019
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Vandegrift High School FFA standout Madeleine Rawlings as the LISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Week!
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Student Athlete of the Week: Canon Kromis
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 14,2019
10/14/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School’s Canon Kromis as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week. Canon is a senior member of the Ranger varsity football, baseball, and track & field teams.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Madison Cook
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 11, 2019
10/11/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School choir standout Madison Cook as the Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Super Kid: Olivia Miller
LISD Super Kid: Oct. 10, 2019
10/10/2019
Olivia Miller, a fifth-grade student at Laura Welch Bush Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. Her "superpower" is #5 - Concern for Others.
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Volunteer of the Week: Katy Leal
Volunteer of the Week: Oct. 9, 2019
10/09/2019
Katy Leal is a jack of all trades. She is a PTA Board Parliamentarian and volunteers as a Teacher Workroom Committee Lead at Larkspur Elementary.
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CTE Student of the Week: Daniel Guerrero
CTE Student of the Week: Oct. 8, 2019
10/08/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School’s Daniel Guerrero as the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Week. Daniel is a senior in the Air Force Junior ROTC program.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Evan Ragsdale
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 7, 2019
10/07/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Canyon Ridge Middle School’s Evan Ragsdale as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week. Evan is an eighth-grade standout on the Eagle football, basketball, and track & field teams.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Faith Elliot
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 4, 2019
10/04/2019
Leander ISD congratulates Cedar Park High School senior Faith Elliot for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Super Kid: Lauren Blanton
LISD Super Kid: Oct. 3, 2019
10/03/2019
Lauren Blanton, a fifth-grade student at Cox Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. She is a positive role model for all students and always goes out of her way to support her peers.
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Volunteer of the Week: Anna Smith
Volunteer of the Week: Oct. 2, 2019
10/02/2019
Some say Anna Smith, PTA Board Member, lives at Wiley Middle School. Although she doesn't have a student at Wiley this year, she continues to volunteer and offer a lending hand for all activities.
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CTE Student of the Week: Amelia Nickerson
CTE Student of the Week: Oct. 1, 2019
10/01/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Vandegrift High School senior Amelia "Mimi" Nickerson for being named the LISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Month.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Chloe Coffee
Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 30, 2019
09/30/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Glenn High School's Chloe Coffee as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the week. Chloe is a junior on the Glenn Grizzly varsity volleyball and varsity track and field teams.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Kyleigh Simpson
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 27, 2019
09/27/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Rouse High School's Kyleigh Simpson for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week
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LISD Super Kid: Joey Losurdo
LISD Super Kid: Sept. 26, 2019
09/26/2019
Joey Losurdo, a fourth-grade student at Naumann Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. His "superpower" is #5 - Concern for Others. Joey goes above and beyond in his academics but also when it comes to putting others before himself.
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Volunteer of the Week: Parisa Kennedy
Volunteer of the Week: Sept. 25, 2019
09/25/2019
Larkspur PTA President Parisa Kennedy has led the charge in establishing the school's PTA program. She recruited a devoted group of individuals for the PTA Board and Committee Volunteers who have got Larkspur off to a fantastic start.
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CTE Student of the Week: Kiidiyah Martin-Maner
CTE Student of the Week: Sept. 24, 2019
09/24/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Glenn High School’s Jaden Gutierrez for being named the LISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Derek Landry
Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 23, 2019
09/23/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Derek Landry, from Running Brushy Middle School, as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Kali Bassanti
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 20, 2019
09/20/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Cedar Park High School’s Kali Bassanti for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Super Kid: Jonah Shin
LISD Super Kid: Sept. 19, 2019
09/19/2019
Jonah Shin, a kindergarten student at Winkley Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. His "superpower" is #9 - Pursuit of Excellence. Jonah pursues excellence by taking pride in his work every single day.
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Volunteer of the Week: Katie Corlin
Volunteer of the Week: Sept. 18, 2019
09/18/2019
Katie Corlin always has a smile on her face while working very hard to make sure teachers and staff feel appreciated. She volunteers as a PTA Hospitality Chair at Canyon Ridge Middle School.
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CTE Student of the Week: Jaden Gutierrez
CTE Student of the Week: Sept. 17, 2019
09/17/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Glenn High School’s Jaden Gutierrez for being named the LISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Week.
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Student-Athlete of the Week: Kate Baker
Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 16, 2019
09/16/2019
Leander ISD is honored to announce Stiles Middle School’s Kate Baker as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Ethan Grinstead
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 13, 2019
09/13/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School Choir standout Ethan Grinstead as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Super Kid: Hannah Fogel
LISD Super Kid: Sept. 12, 2019
09/12/2019
Hannah Fogel, a second-grade student at River Place Elementary, is this week's LISD Super Kid. Her "superpower" is #7 - Respect for Others. She spreads kindness by helping others at her table if they struggle with directions or need an extra pencil. She offers to play with those who are new and need a friend to play with at recess.
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Volunteer of the Week: Becky Brumley
Volunteer of the Week: Sept. 11, 2019
09/11/2019
As Fine Arts Booster Club Secretary, Becky Brumley helps provide support to directors and students in the Fine Arts programs at Glenn High School by fundraising and coordinating volunteers for events.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Riley Grady
Athlete of the Week: Sept. 9, 2019
09/09/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School’s Riley Grady as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week. Riley is a senior four-sport athlete for the Raiders, excelling on the varsity football, track & field, soccer and cheer programs.
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LISD Super Kid: Karter Wilde
LISD Super Kid: Sept.5, 2019
09/05/2019
We are kicking off "LISD Super Kids" to celebrate elementary students that exemplify the 10 Ethical Principals. This week, we recognize Karter Wilde, a fifth-grade student at Rutledge Elementary.
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Volunteer of the Week: Ethan Smith
Volunteer of the Week: Sept. 4, 2019
09/04/2019
Ethan Smith has gained a great appreciation for active listening and its importance in engaging and motivating students.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Maggie McElmurry
Athlete of the Week: Sept. 2, 2019
09/02/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vandegrift High School’s Maggie McElmurry as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week. Maggie is a senior captain on the Vandegrift Viper cross country team and also runs track.
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CTE Student of the Week: Iriyana Lipkin
CTE Student of the Week: Sept. 3, 2019
09/02/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School's Iriyana Lipkin as the LISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Week. Iriyana is a senior standout in the CPHS Broadcast Journalism program.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Will Ingram
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 6, 2019
09/02/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School Theatre standout Will Ingram as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Volunteer of the Week: Bevin Taylor
Volunteer of the Week: May 29, 2019
05/29/2019
Volunteers offer a vast resource and support base for the school community, and they are a real treasure to teachers who are on the front lines of education.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Jared Southard
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 27, 2019
05/27/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School’s Jared Southard as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Volunteer of the Week: Janine Gillot
Volunteer of the Week: May 22, 2019
05/22/2019
Janine Gillot has touched the lives of many at Reagan Elementary. This year will be her last as a Reagan mom. During her time there, she has performed almost every volunteer role at the campus.
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Stiles librarian recognized for making a difference in the lives of students
05/21/2019
In September of last year, Bobbie Johnson, librarian at Stiles Middle School, was nominated for a Sterling Shining Star for her ability to ignite passion and enthusiasm in our students for reading and so much more.
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Westside Elementary Lighthouse Certification
Westside earns Lighthouse School Certification
05/20/2019
Westside Elementary students led the cheering as the school celebrated a national distinction, earning the prestigious Lighthouse School Certification from the Leader in Me program.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Oliver Yndo
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 20, 2019
05/20/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Four Points Middle School’s Oliver Yndo as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Tennis: Good Luck at State
LISD athletes advance to state Tennis tournaments
05/16/2019
Congratulations to the athletes from Rouse High School and Vandegrift High School who qualified for the UIL State Tennis Tournament May 16 at the A&M Tennis Center in College Station.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oliva Yoo
Fine Arts Student of the Week: May 17, 2019
05/16/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Stiles Middle School student Oliva Yoo as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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New Hope HS graduation
New Hope HS graduates largest class to date
05/15/2019
Graduation season is underway, and last night Leander ISD celebrated its largest graduating class to date at New Hope High School.
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Volunteer of the Week: Cora Richardson
Volunteer of the Week: May 15, 2019
05/15/2019
Cora Richardson is happiest when she is productively busy. She has volunteered for 20 years at Leander ISD (Naumann Elementary, Cedar Park Middle School and Cedar Park High School Band) since her grandchildren were very young.
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Golf: Good Luck at State
LISD golfers advance to state Golf tournaments
05/13/2019
Congratulations to the golfers from Cedar Park High School and Vandegrift High School who qualified for the UIL State Golf Tournament.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Emily Berryhill
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 13, 2019
05/13/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Glenn High School’s Emily Berryhill as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Emily Wokoek
Fine Arts Student of the Week: May 10, 2019
05/10/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Emily Wokoek as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Track and Field: Good luck at State!
LISD athletes advance to state Track & Field meet
05/10/2019
Congratulations to the athletes from Cedar Park High School, Glenn High School, Rouse High School and Vandegrift High School who qualified for the UIL State Track and Field Meet Friday and Saturday, May 10–11, at the UT Myers Stadium in Austin.
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Volunteer of the Week: Kaleigh Gigliotti
Volunteer of the Week: May 8, 2019
05/08/2019
Kaleigh Gigliotti is a "dynamo" at helping make school a magical experience for students a Pleasant Hill Elementary.
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UIL Academic teams earn medals at state contest, Rouse wins two state championships
05/07/2019
Leander ISD students competed at the UIL Academic State Meet held at the University of Texas at Austin May 2-4.
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Teacher Appreciation Week
Leander ISD celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week
05/06/2019
Leander ISD is proud to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week! Please join us in making a special effort to say “thank you” to the men and women who inspire, guide, enlighten and motivate the more than 40,000 students in LISD every day.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Preston Welton
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 6, 2019
05/06/2019
Leander ISD Athletics is proud to announce Preston Welton, of Wiley Middle School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week. Preston is a 7th-grade member of the Wiley football and track and field teams.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Stephen Tepfer
Fine Arts Student of the Week: May 3
05/03/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Henry Middle School student Stephen Tepfer as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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VRHS junior to represent USA at World Floorball Championships
05/02/2019
Case Connor, a junior from Vista Ridge High School, will be competing as part of the United States team at the upcoming Men's Under-19 World Floorball Championships (WFC) to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from May 8-12.
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Volunteer of the Week: Kate Porcher
Volunteer of the Week: May 1, 2019
05/01/2019
A good system shortens the road to the goal. Kate Porcher, a volunteer at Rutledge Elementary, has created a system so that teachers can quickly and easily access just the right books that will help students on their journey toward reading fluency.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Mollie Mitchell
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 29, 2019
04/29/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park Middle School’s Mollie Mitchell as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Madeline Smyser
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 26, 2019
04/26/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vandegrift High School’s Madeline Smyser as the Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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2019 LIVE Celebration
Students, employers recognized at 2019 LIVE Celebration
04/25/2019
Students, employers, and educators came together for the 17th Annual LIVE (Leander Independent Vocational Education) celebration at the Twin Lakes YMCA in Cedar Park Wednesday, April 24.
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Volunteer of the Week: Jennifer Hunter
Volunteer of the Week: April 24, 2019
04/24/2019
Jennifer Hunter has worked diligently to support the needs of Glenn High School's athletic teams since before the school opened in 2016. She got the ball rolling to create an Athletic Booster Club and make a difference in students’ athletic opportunities.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Kaira Tran
Student Athlete of the Week: April 22, 2019
04/22/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School’s Kaira Tran as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Ben McDanald
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 19, 2019
04/19/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park Middle School’s Ben McDanald as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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UIL Concert 2019
Leander ISD ensembles earn accolades at UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest
04/18/2019
Leander ISD high-school choirs and bands hit the right notes at the 2019 University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert and Sight-reading Contest.
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Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards
Rouse and Leander honored at musical theatre awards
04/18/2019
It was a spectacular night for the performing arts at the 6th Annual Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards. Rouse High School's rendition of Bring it On The Musical was nominated for nine awards, and Leander High School's production of Thoroughly Modern Millie received eight nominations.
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Volunteer of the Week: Jen Solomon
Volunteer of the Week: April 17, 2019
04/17/2019
Jen Solomon has been there from the start. Since Reed Elementary opened in 2014, she has championed for students as a dedicated volunteer.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Reece Heffelfinger
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 15, 2019
04/15/2019
Leander ISD s proud to Henry Middle School’s Reece Heffelfinger as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Mathew James
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 12, 2019
04/12/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Cedar Park High School’s Mathew James for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Volunteer of the Week: Teri Sturdivant
Volunteer of the Week: April 10, 2019
04/10/2019
Volunteers offer a vast resource and support base for the school community, and they are especially invaluable to teachers who are on the front lines of education.
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UIL Robotics State-winning Alliance
Vandegrift, Vista Ridge high schools part of UIL state-winning robotics team
04/09/2019
For the third consecutive year, Leander ISD robotics teams dominated at the UIL Robotics State Championships. Vandegrift High School's 7161 ViperBots Hydra and Vista Ridge High School’s 7797 Victorian Voltage (in alliance with Westlake High School's 9048 Philobots) emerged victorious, winning the state championship in the FIRST Tech Challenge 5A-6A Division.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Michael Lopez
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 8, 2019
04/08/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander Middle School's Michael Lopez as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Linnea Kennedy
LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 5, 2019
04/05/2019
Leander ISD is honored to recognize VHS senior Linnea Kennedy as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Volunteer of the Week: Jey and Gregory Stolt
Volunteer of the Week: April 3, 2019
04/03/2019
It’s no secret that grandparents are special and have an important role to play in loving and nurturing a new generation. Jey and Gregory Stolt take it a step further by being actively involved in their grandson’s school, Reagan Elementary.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Brit Collins
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 1, 2019
04/01/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Canyon Ridge Middle School’s Brit Collins as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Maura Connors
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 29, 2019
03/29/2019
Leander ISD is proud to honor Four Points Middle School standout Maura Connors as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Camryn Detten & Nina Weigle
Student-Athletes of the Week: March 25, 2019
03/29/2019
In honor of March being National Athletic Trainer month, LISD is saluting our student athletic trainers who work non-stop throughout the school year making sure our athletes have everything necessary to be their best. As such, the LISD Student-Athletes of the Week are Camryn Detten, from Leander High School and Nina Weigle, from Vista Ridge High School.
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JoLisa Hoover HEB Lifetime Achievement
Reed Elementary teacher named finalist in H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards
03/27/2019
Reed Elementary teacher JoLisa Hoover received a surprise visit from the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards team announcing her status as a Lifetime Achievement Elementary finalist.
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Volunteer of the Week: Ashley Winton
Volunteer of the Week: March 27, 2019
03/27/2019
For students to be successful, they must start each day with their best foot forward, and for some, a nutritious meal can make all the difference. Ashley Winton, a volunteer at Leander Middle School, donates her time to the Backpack Food Program...
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Charlotte Newman
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 15, 2019
03/15/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park Middle School's Charlotte Newman as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Volunteer of the Week: Pat Corlett
Volunteer of the Week: March 20, 2019
03/14/2019
Tutor, teacher helper, mentor - Pat Corlett has made it her mission to help young learners in any way she can. As a former teacher and administrator, she uses her past experiences to enhance learning for students at River Ridge Elementary.
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Volunteer of the Week: CJ Jackson
Volunteer of the Week: March 13, 2019
03/13/2019
CJ Jackson brightens the lives of students and staff with her kind and cheerful presence at Cedar Park Middle School. She has dedicated four hours of her time every Friday afternoon for the past five years to offering support in the school's library.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Ava Chiarelli & Kaily Jaramillo
Student-Athlete of the Week: March 11, 2019
03/11/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vandegrift High School’s Ava Chiarelli and Kaily Jaramillo, from Glenn High School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athletes of the Week.
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SkillsUSA
LISD Students excel at District 10 SkillsUSA competition, head to State.
03/11/2019
Leander ISD students excelled at the District 10 SkillsUSA competition in February, notching several state-qualifying finishes.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Kaitlin Marks
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 8, 2019
03/08/2019
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Henry Middle School’s Kaitlin Marks as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Volunteer of the Week: Kimber Gilbert
Volunteer of the Week: March 6, 2019
03/06/2019
Parents can have a positive impact on their students' education and schools. Kimber Gilbert, a parent at Bagdad Elementary, stays connected through volunteerism and can often be found on campus before, during and after school, lending her expertise in any area it is needed
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Student Athlete of the Week: Andrew Hooper & Janet Jonga
Student-Athletes of the Week: March 4, 2019
03/04/2019
In honor of March being National Athletic Trainer month, LISD is saluting our student athletic trainers who work non-stop throughout the school year making sure our athletes have everything necessary to be their best.
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2019 Battle of the Bluebonnets
Students put literary skills to the test at 2019 Battle of the Bluebonnets
02/27/2019
Excitement was in the air as third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students from 23 elementary schools gathered at Reagan Elementary School to put their literary knowledge to the test at the annual Battle of the Bluebonnets.
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Volunteer of the Week: Francine Erickson
Volunteer of the Week: Feb. 27, 2019
02/27/2019
They say teaching is a work of heart. That phrase couldn't be truer for former Pleasant Hill Elementary teacher Francine Erickson who continues to impart knowledge to young students.
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Rutledge 4th grade fundraiser
Rutledge fourth-graders raise over $1,200 for humane society
02/26/2019
Fourth graders at Rutledge Elementary are setting the bar on what it means to lead by example. During the month of February, they raised $1,292.68 to benefit the animals at the Austin Humane Society.
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CPHS champ Jacob Munoz stands atop the podium
13 LISD wrestlers place at state
02/25/2019
Thirteen of the 32 LISD wresters who qualified for state placed in the Top 6 at the UIL State Wrestling Tournament Feb. 22-23.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Jacob Munoz
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 25, 2019
02/25/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School’s Jacob Munoz as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Good luck at State!
Wrestlers advance to state meet
02/22/2019
Congratulations to the wrestlers from all six Leander ISD high schools – Cedar Park HS, Glenn HS, Leander HS, Rouse HS, Vandegrift HS and Vista Ridge HS – for qualifying for the UIL State Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23, at the Berry Center in Cypress.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Selah Sparks
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 22, 2019
02/22/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Running Brushy Middle School's Selah Sparks as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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2019 COOL Week
Over 700 seniors gain real-world experience during COOL Week
02/22/2019
More than 700 Leander ISD students gained real-world experience in professional settings as a part of the district’s annual internship program, Career Opportunities on Location (COOL).
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LISD School & Community Relations earns recognition at state conference
02/22/2019
The Leander ISD School and Community Relations Department (SCR) earned four honors at the 2019 Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) state conference.
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Roxanne Adams
Volunteer of the Week: Feb. 20, 2018
02/20/2019
One of the greatest gifts a person can give is time. Roxanne Adams lives and breathes these words as she has volunteered, over the course of a decade, at her children's schools - Vista Ridge High School, Reagan Elementary, Henry Middle School.
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School Buses
Out-of-circulation buses soon to be dismantled as part of grant requirement
02/19/2019
For over a decade LISD has been working to revamp its bus fleet by phasing out aging diesel buses and replacing them with cleaner propane-fueled buses. In committing to this effort, the district has obtained multiple grants over the years.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Cole Smith
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 18, 2019
02/18/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School's Cole Smith as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Julia Hernandez
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 15, 2019
02/15/2019
Leander ISD is proud to name Rouse High School's Julia Hernandez as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Good luck at state!
Swimmers advance to state meet
02/15/2019
Congratulations to the swimmers from Cedar Park High School, Glenn High School, Rouse High School, Vandegrift High School and Vista Ridge High School for qualifying for the UIL Swimming and Diving meet Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16, at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin.
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Spanish Volunteer Program gives students opportunity to engage in second language
02/15/2019
The Spanish Volunteer Program at Leander ISD gives students the opportunity to engage in a second language during their elementary school years.
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Harvey Sanders
Volunteer of the Week: Feb. 13, 2019
02/13/2019
For Harvey Sanders, a volunteer at Rutledge Elementary School, no task is too small.
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Volunteer Appreciation Week, Feb. 11-15: Thank You
Leander ISD celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week
02/11/2019
Leander ISD is proud to salute and thank the more than 14,000 volunteers that make a difference in the lives of our students.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Daleena Aguilar
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 11, 2019
02/11/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Wiley Middle School's Daleena Aguilar as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Kaylee Todd
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 8, 2019
02/08/2019
Leander ISD is proud to honor Glenn High School junior Kaylee Todd as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Leander ISD FFA students excel at district livestock show
02/05/2019
Future Farmers of America (FFA) students from all six Leander ISD high schools participated in the Greater Leander FFA Project and Livestock Show at Leander High School.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Anna Armstrong
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 4, 2019
02/04/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Anna Armstrong, from Rouse High School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Elizabeth Widener
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 1, 2019
02/01/2019
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Vandegrift High School's Elizabeth Widener as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Caleb Thomsen
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 1, 2019
02/01/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School’s Caleb Thomsen as the LIDS Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Bryce Flynn
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 28, 2019
01/28/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Bryce Flynn, from Vista Ridge High School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Chris Gogue
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Jan. 25, 2019
01/25/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce that Rouse High School standout Chris Gogue is the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Allieson Mendoza
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 22, 2019
01/22/2019
Leander ISD is honored to announce Stiles Middle School standout Allieson Mendoza as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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UIL state champs
Cedar Park Cheer claims second straight state title
01/21/2019
The Cedar Park Timberwolves roared into the state finals and secured their second straight 5A crown.
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Cedar Park High School Coach Earns NFHS 2017–2018 Texas Coach of the Year
Cedar Park HS Cheer coach receives national accolade
01/19/2019
Leander ISD is proud to salute Cedar Park High School’s Nadira King for being named the 2017-2018 Texas Coach of the Year for Girls Spirit by the National Federation of High School Coaches.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Abigail Garner
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Jan. 18
01/18/2019
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Cedar Park High School junior Abigail Garner as LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Students Named to All-State Band and Choir
Twenty-two LISD Musicians Receive All-State Honors
01/15/2019
Twenty-two Leander ISD band and choir students have been selected as Texas All-State musicians. All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can attain.
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Reed Elementary teacher Jose Rodriguez
Reed Elementary School teacher appointed to State Board for Educator Certification
01/15/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce that Governor Greg Abbott appointed Reed Elementary teacher Jose M. Rodriguez to the State Board for Educator Certification.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Brayden Griffin
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 14, 2019
01/14/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Running Brushy Middle School's Brayden Griffin as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Logan Bowman
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Jan. 11, 2018
01/11/2019
Leander ISD is proud to honor Vista Ridge High School's Logan Bowman as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Emma Vorndran
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 8, 2019
01/07/2019
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School's Emma Vorndran as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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LISD Gives Back Part 4
12/27/2018
LISD Teachers and Students Give Back to Their Community
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LISD Gives Back Part 3
12/26/2018
Leander ISD Teachers and Students Give Back to Their Community
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GHS blanket drive
LISD Gives Back Part 2
12/25/2018
LISD Teachers and Students Give Back to Their Community.
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Food Drive
LISD Gives Back
12/24/2018
Leander ISD Teachers and Students Give Back to Their Community
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Student Athlete of the Week: Cindy Tchoumtchoua
Student-Athlete of the Week: Dec.17, 2018
12/17/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander Middle School's Cindy Tchoumtchoua as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Jania Matthews
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Dec. 21, 2018
12/17/2018
Leander ISD is proud to honor Leander High School’s Jania Matthews as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Grayson Gower
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Dec. 14,2018
12/14/2018
Leander ISD is proud to honor Rouse High School's Grayson Gower as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Month.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Reagan Harris
Student-Athlete of the Week: Dec. 10, 2018
12/10/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Reagan Harris, from Four Points Middle School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Caroline Holmes
Fine Arts Student of the Month: Dec. 7, 2018
12/07/2018
Leander ISD is proud to honor Leander High School's Caroline Holmes as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Sam Martin
Student-Athlete of the Week: Dec. 3, 2018
12/03/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Glenn High School's Sam Martin as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Kathryn Frazier
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Nov. 30, 2018
11/30/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Canyon Ridge Middle School’s Kathryn Frazier as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Riley Cotton
Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 26, 2018
11/26/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School's Riley Cotton as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Will Ingram
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Nov. 16, 2018
11/16/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Rouse High School's Will Ingram as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Drew Mestemaker
Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 12, 2018
11/12/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Canyon Ridge Middle School's Drew Mestemaker as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: James Clapp
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Nov. 9, 2018
11/09/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Glenn High School's James Clapp as its Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Cross Country teams shine at State meet, CPHS girls take bronze
11/07/2018
Several LISD teams and individual runners posted impressive showings at the UIL State Cross Country Meet on Nov. 2 in Round Rock.
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VRHS Band
LISD bands rock State competition, VRHS claims championship
11/07/2018
A trio of Leander ISD marching bands were among the top five teams at the UIL State Marching Band Finals at the Alamodome on Nov. 6, with Vista Ridge High School claiming the state championship.
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LISD bands thrive at BOA Super Regional; ready for UIL State
11/05/2018
Leander ISD high schools continued to set the bar high during marching band season with three Top 10 overall finishes — Vista Ridge High School, 4th; Leander High School, 6th; and Vandegrift High School, 7th — at the Bands of America Super Regional Championship.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Leaya Archie
Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 5, 2018
11/05/2018
Leander ISD Athletics is proud to announce Running Brushy Middle School's Leaya Archie as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Amanda Golka
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Nov. 2, 2018
11/02/2018
Leander ISD is proud to honor Leander High School standout Amanda Golka as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Leander ISD FFA teams excel at Nationals
10/31/2018
Leander ISD is proud to salute the FFA teams from Vandegrift and Vista Ridge high schools after a standout performance at Nationals in Indianapolis this month.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Quinton Koenig
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 29, 2018
10/29/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Quinton Koenig from Glenn High School as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Parker Rogers
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 26, 2018
10/26/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Vandegrift High School standout Parker Rogers as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week!
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Vandegrift HS Students Take da Vinci Surgical Robot for a Test Drive
10/23/2018
Vandegrift High School's Engineering, Biomedical and Computer Science classes students got a hands-on look at the da Vinci Surgical robot Monday, Oct. 22.
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Cross Country: Good luck at state
Runners advance to state Cross Country meet
10/23/2018
Congratulations to the cross country teams and runners from Cedar Park High School, Rouse High School, Vandegrift High School and Vista Ridge High School for qualifying for the UIL Cross Country State Championships.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Jaelyn Grimm
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 22, 2018
10/22/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Jaelyn Grimm from Cedar Park High School as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Alli Bellows
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 19, 2018
10/19/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Vista Ridge High School's Alli Bellows as the Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 15, 2018
10/15/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vandegrift High School's Matthew Sanders as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Claire Sarman
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 12, 2018
10/12/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Vandegrift High School's Claire Sarman as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Month.
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Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 8, 2018
10/08/2018
Leander ISD Athletics is honored to announce Cassidy Janda from Henry Middle School as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Julyen Sklavo
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Oct. 5, 2018
10/05/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Julyen Sklavo of Leander High School as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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All of Leander ISD's band programs - from its eight middle schools and six high schools - share their field for a combined finale performance.
LISD Students Perform at 2018 Festival of Bands
10/02/2018
Leander ISD's annual Festival of Bands took place on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Gupton Stadium in Leander. The event featured all LISD high school marching bands and auxiliaries in exhibition marching performances as well as combined finale performance featuring all of Leander ISD's band programs - its eight middle schools and six high schools.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Grant Anderson
Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 1, 2018
10/01/2018
Leander ISD Athletics is honored to name Grant Anderson from Stiles Middle School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Charles Otte
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 28, 2018
09/28/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Vista Ridge High School senior Charles Otte as the LISD Fine Arts student of the week.
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LISD bands, choirs awarded "Mark of Excellence"
09/26/2018
The Foundation for Music Education recently announced its selections as National and Commended Winners in the 2018 Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors and National Choral Honors Project, and LISD bands and choirs have received national recognition.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Emily Forster
Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 24, 2018
09/24/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Rouse High School's Emily Forster as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Congratulations, Ava Callaway. Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 21, 2018
09/21/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Cedar Park Middle School’s Ava Callaway as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD drum lines dominate in Dripping Springs
09/18/2018
Students in four LISD Drum Lines earned kudos for their performances in the Thunder in the Hills Drum Line Competition in Dripping Springs on Sept. 15.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Alex Underwood
Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 17, 2018
09/17/2018
Leander ISD would like to recognize Alex Underwood from Cedar Park Middle School as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Rachel De Marco
LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 14, 2018
09/14/2018
Leander ISD is proud to congratulate Rouse High School’s Rachel De Marco for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 10, 2018
09/10/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School senior Greer Geracci as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Allie Melanson
LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week: Sept. 7, 2018
09/07/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander High School's Allie Melanson as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Gupton Stadium scoreboard
LISD’s sponsor-supported scoreboards debut under the Friday Night Lights
09/04/2018
Leander ISD’s new sponsor-supported scoreboards at Bible and Gupton stadiums made their debuts Friday, Aug. 31, as four of the district’s football teams squared off to start football season. The new scoreboard at Vandegrift High School’s Monroe Stadium will make its debut Friday, Sept. 7.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Delaney Dilfer
LISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Sept. 3, 2018
09/03/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vandegrift High School's Delaney Dilfer as the first Student-Athlete of the Week for the 2018–19 school year. Delaney is a junior captain of the Lady Viper varsity volleyball team.
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Model student: Cedar Park HS senior walks the runway in Milan, New York
Model Student: Cedar Park Junior Walks the Runway in Milan
08/28/2018
It takes talent to pull off the latest fashion trends, but Cedar Park High School’s Robert Sears knows how to work it. Sears traveled to Milan, Italy over the summer to walk the runway for Prada’s fall mens collection.
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Flying High: Leander HS Senior Earns Pilot License
08/20/2018
Leander High School senior Rebekah Hui is one of 120 Air Force ROTC cadets to receive a pilot license.
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COOL WEEK for Teachers
COOL Week for Teachers: Summer Learning for Classroom Enhancement
08/10/2018
Teachers from all six high schools participated in COOL Week for Teachers, embarking on professional externships to broaden their knowledge of modern industries and how it pertains to their classrooms.
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Student volunteers distribute backpacks at Backpack Attack event.
Backpack Attack Event Equips Students for New Year
08/08/2018
Leander ISD’s annual Backpack Attack event provided nearly 1,900 students with backpacks and other school supplies in preparation for the 2018–19 school year.
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Navy JROTC Honored As It Enters 10th Year
LISD Navy JROTC Program Celebrates Success as 10th Year Beckons
08/06/2018
Set to embark on its 10th year, Leander ISD’s Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Course is celebrating its recent success, including completing nearly 6,000 community service hours.
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LISD Middle School Dance Teams Wrap Up Successful Year
07/19/2018
The Leander ISD Middle School Dance Team wrapped up an extremely successful year with the fourth annual district middle school dance showcase, IN Motion. The dance teams packed the LISD South PAC and sold out both performances of IN Motion for the second year in a row.
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VHS DI Team
LISD DI teams thrive at Globals
05/31/2018
Congratulations to the eight LISD Destination Imagination (DI) teams who competed alongside 8,000 students from 15 different countries at the Global Destination Imagination Competition at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, May 23-26.
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Students fill Busy bags for children awaiting treatment at Dell Children's Hospital.
River Ridge Elementary community comes together for service project
05/31/2018
Students, teachers, and parent volunteers at River Ridge Elementary School came together last week to work on a campus-wide community service project.
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LMS students put on a World In Conflict Museum.
LMS students showcase World In Conflict Museum
05/31/2018
Leander Middle School's eighth-grade QUEST students recently put on a World In Conflict Museum, intertwining historical research and various writing styles to showcase real-world learning, writing and empathy.
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Vandegrift HS Student Named Presidential Scholar
VHS Student Named Presidential Scholar
05/30/2018
Vandegrift High School student Sonesh Patel was named a member of the 2018 class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. Sonesh is one of 161 high school seniors in the United States to receive the prestigious accolade and one of only six in Texas.
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Plaque given to the 2017-18 retirees
2017-18 Retirees Honored
05/30/2018
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees and administration saluted LISD retirees for their more than 1,300 years of collective service in education at a dinner Tuesday, May 29, at the LEO Center.
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A photo of the VRHS robotics team.
VRHS Robotics Wins State UIL, VHS Places Second
05/29/2018
For the second year in a row, Leander ISD robotics teams dominated the state UIL robotics competitions. In the 5A/6A FTC category, Vista Ridge High School’s 7797 Victorian Voltage won first place, and Vandegrift High School’s (team name) won second place. Vandegrift also placed third in the FRC category.
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14 Students Earn Duke TIP Grand Recognition
Students Earn Duke TIP Grand Recognition
05/24/2018
More than 300 Leander ISD seventh-grade students had the opportunity to take college entrance SAT or ACT exams alongside graduating seniors as a part of the 2017–18 Duke Talent Identification Program.
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Project SEARCH students at the graduation celebration.
Five Students Graduate from Project SEARCH
05/24/2018
Five students from Leander ISD graduated from SELF Project SEARCH Thursday, May 17. Josh Karp, Berkeley Checketts, Jacob Gwin, Rocket Rodriguez and Stacy Jenkins celebrated their graduation in partnership with Georgetown ISD students during a ceremony at Seton Northwest Hospital. Leander ISD Chief of Staff Matt Smith served as a guest speaker for the celebration.
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Project SEARCH students at the graduation celebration.
Project SEARCH Celebrates More Graduates
05/24/2018
Five students from Leander ISD graduated from SELF Project SEARCH Thursday, May 17. Josh Karp, Berkeley Checketts, Jacob Gwin, Rocket Rodriguez and Stacy Jenkins celebrated their graduation in partnership with Georgetown ISD students during a ceremony at Seton Northwest Hospital. Leander ISD Chief of Staff Matt Smith served as a guest speaker for the celebration.
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Student Athlete of the Week: Julian Tsujii
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 21, 2018
05/23/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Julian Tsujii, from Cedar Park Middle School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Vandegrift Fashion Design Students
Vandegrift HS Fashion Design Students Make Dresses for Special Needs Children
05/23/2018
Vandegrift High School fashion design students are already putting their skills to good use: making "pillow case" dresses for special needs children in Nicaragua.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Synclair Larson, a senior from Vandegrift High School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 14, 2018
05/18/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Synclair Larson, a senior from Vandegrift High School, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Madelynn Moore
Fine Arts Student of the Week: May 11, 2018
05/11/2018
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Rouse High School's Madelynn Moore for being named LISD Fine Arts Students of the Week.
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63 Students Compete in DECA ICDC
05/11/2018
Sixty-three students from four Leander ISD high schools competed in the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC).
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School junior Melayna Lopez as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: May 7, 2018
05/07/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School junior Melayna Lopez as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: May 4, 2018
Fine Arts Student of the Week: May 4, 2018
05/04/2018
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Vandegrift High School senior Evan Welliver for being named LISD's Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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A photo of LHS AJFROTC students.
LHS AFJROTC Recognized as Distinguished Unit
05/04/2018
Leander High School's Air Force JROTC unit has been selected as one of 276 units to receive the 2017-2018 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award.
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UIL State Track: Good Luck!
LISD athletes advance to state UIL Track & Field meet
05/04/2018
Several Leander ISD student-athletes are heading to the state UIL Track & Field meet after qualifying performances at the regional level.
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UIL State Golf: Good Luck!
CPHS, VHS sends golfers to state tournament
05/04/2018
Golfers from Cedar Park High School and Vandegrift High School qualified for the upcoming state UIL Golf tournament after fantastic performances at the regional level.
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UIL State Tennis: Good Luck!
7 Vipers advance to state tennis tournament
05/04/2018
Vandegrift High School is sending a number of student-athletes to the state UIL Tennis tournament after qualifying performances at the regional level.
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A photo of the Vandegrift High School Veterinary Medicine Team at the state competition.
Vandegrift, Vista Ridge FFA Teams Win State
05/01/2018
FFA teams from Vandegrift and Vista Ridge high schools secured three state championships in Career Development Events competitions.
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Evan Vines
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 27, 2018
04/27/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Cedar Park High School’s Evan Vines as our LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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A student celebrates his award at the 2018 LIVE Celebration.
Students, Employers Recognized at LIVE Celebration
04/26/2018
Students, employers and educators joined together at the 2018 LIVE (Leander Independent Vocational Education) celebration at the Twin Lakes YMCA in Cedar Park. This year's theme was, "Stepping Into the Future."
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Henry MS selected as TBA Exemplary Band of the Year
Henry Middle School selected as Texas Bandmasters Association's Exemplary Band of the Year
04/26/2018
Congratulations to the Henry Middle School band, which was selected as the Exemplary Middle School Band Program of the Year by the Texas Bandmasters Association.
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LISD wind ensemble
LISD Bands Excel at UIL Concert and Sight-reading
04/24/2018
Students from all six LISD high schools recently performed at the Region 32 UIL Concert and Sight-reading Evaluations.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School's Hanseung Chang as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 23, 2018
04/23/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School's Hanseung Chang as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD would like to congratulate Glenn High School's Grace Simmons for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Month.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 20, 2018
04/20/2018
Leander ISD would like to congratulate Glenn High School's Grace Simmons for being named the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Month.
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A photo of Vandegrift High School students posing with their FCCLA project.
FCCLA Competitors Qualify for Nationals
04/18/2018
Students from all six Leander ISD high schools competed at the state FCCLA competition in Dallas April 4-7. We are proud to congratulate students from Glenn, Rouse and Vandegrift high schools for qualifying for the national competition!
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander Middle School's Savannah Reinhardt as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 16, 2018
04/16/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Leander Middle School's Savannah Reinhardt as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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CRMS students celebrate advancing to the Destination Imagination Global Competition.
Destination Imagination Teams Advance to Global Competition
04/13/2018
Leander ISD’s Destination Imagination teams participated in the state tournament in Mansfield on April 7. Eight teams advanced to the Global Destination Imagination Competition, which will be held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, May 23-26.
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Leander ISD is proud to recognize Henry Middle School's Kendall Rauschuber as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 13, 2018
04/13/2018
Leander ISD is proud to recognize Henry Middle School's Kendall Rauschuber as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Double Dip?: Canyon Ridge's Nijar Janga nabs State Geography Bee title, eyes second national crown
Double Dip?: Canyon Ridge's Nijar Janga nabs State Geography Bee title, eyes second national crown
04/11/2018
Two years ago, Canyon Ridge Middle School's Nihar Janga became the youngest winner in the history of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The seventh-grade standout will soon get another shot at a national title at the National Geographic Bee.
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A photo of a Vista Ridge High School choir celebrating receiving a First Division rating.
Choirs Attend Concert/Sight-Reading Evaluations
04/11/2018
Leander ISD high school choirs recently performed in the UIL Concert/Sight-reading Evaluations. Nineteen choirs from all six high schools received First Division Ratings in Sight-reading!
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Running Brushy Middle School standout Jace Poole as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 9, 2018
04/09/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Running Brushy Middle School standout Jace Poole as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD is proud to name Rouse High School's Savanna Alder as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Month.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: April 6, 2018
04/06/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Rouse High School's Savanna Alder as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Month.
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Student_Athlete of the Week: April 2, 2018
Student-Athlete of the Week: April 2, 2018
04/02/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce that Vandegrift high School's Lexi Spinetta has been named the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD is proud to name Leander High School senior Misty Valencia as our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 30, 2018
03/30/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Leander High School senior Misty Valencia as our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Leander ISD is proud to name Rouse High School's Keaton Pugh as our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 23, 2018
03/23/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Rouse High School's Keaton Pugh as our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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A photo of LISD YMCA Youth and Government students with the LISD Board of Trustees.
Board Recognitions, March 22, 2018
03/23/2018
At the LISD Board meeting Thursday, March 22, 2018, students and staff members were recognized for a variety of accomplishments in athletics, fine arts, and more.
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LISD spellers lead the way at Austin Spelling Bee
LISD spellers lead the way at Austin Spelling Bee
03/22/2018
Leander ISD is well represented in this year's Austin Regional Spelling Bee and has the highest number of participants among the area's school districts.
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Hui Receives New AFJROTC Flight Academy Scholarship
AFJROTC Cadet Receives Flight Academy Scholarship
03/20/2018
Rebekah Hui, an 11th-grade Air Force Junior ROTC cadet at Leander High School, has received a scholarship to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL to participate in a private pilot license training program during the summer of 2018.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School senior Julia Loza as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: March 19, 2018
03/19/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School senior Julia Loza as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School's Meghan Krish as our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 9, 2018
03/09/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Cedar Park High School's Meghan Krish as our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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A photo of SkillsUSA students displaying their awards.
SkillsUSA Teams Advance to State Competition
03/08/2018
Congratulations to students from Rouse, Leander and Cedar Park High Schools on advancing to the State SkillsUSA competition. These students will showcase their talents in computer programming, robotics, engineering, architecture and more at the state competition in Corpus Christi, April 5-8
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A group photos of high school students at the regional competition.
Students Advance to State FCCLA Competition
03/07/2018
We are proud to congratulate students from all six Leander ISD high schools on advancing to the state competition of their FCCLA competitions!
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Leander ISD is honored to announce Henry Middle School's Sierra Griffith as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: March 5, 2018
03/05/2018
Leander ISD is honored to announce Henry Middle School's Sierra Griffith as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Gabe Montez is our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: March 2, 2018
03/02/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Gabe Montez is our Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Athletic Director Jody Hormann
LISD Athletic Director Recognized as Region 6 AD of the Year by THSADA
03/01/2018
Congratulations to Leander ISD Athletic Director Jody Hormann for being named the Athletic Director of the Year for Region 6 by the Texas High School Athletic Director Association!
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A photo of the Canyon Ridge Middle School DI team.
Destination Imagination Teams Advance to State Competition
03/01/2018
Leander ISD’s Destination Imagination teams participated in the regional tournament in Round Rock on Feb. 17. Sixteen teams advanced to the state tournament, which will be held in Mansfield on April 7.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School freshman wrestler AJ Lofton as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 26, 2018
02/27/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Vista Ridge High School freshman wrestler AJ Lofton as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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LISD wrestlers pose on the medal stand
LISD Wrestlers Thrive at State Tournament
02/27/2018
At the UIL State Wrestling Tournament, held Feb. 23-24, four Leander ISD wrestlers finished in the Top 3, including two state champions.
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UIL State Wrestling: Good Luck!
Wrestlers Qualify for State Competition
02/23/2018
Student-athletes from all six Leander ISD high schools – Cedar Park, Glenn, Leander, Rouse, Vandegrift and Vista Ridge – will represent the district at the state wrestling competition this month following outstanding performances at the regional level.
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Congratulations Hannah Barnard, LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 23, 2018
02/23/2018
Leander ISD is proud to name Hannah Barnard as the LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 19, 2018
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 19, 2018
02/20/2018
Leander ISD Athletics is honored to announce Reece Barucky as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander Middle School students collaborate on student-run podcast.
Students Inspire Others Through "All Girls Considered" Podcast
02/19/2018
Student leaders at Leander Middle School are helping girls share stories from women who inspire them. All Girls Considered is a student-run podcast, founded by LMS teacher Jennifer Dean.
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CPHS Boys 200-yard Freestyle Relay team
Cedar Park HS Boys 200-Yard Freestyle Relay Win State; CPHS Boys 400-Yard Freestyle Relay Finishes 2nd
02/19/2018
At the UIL State Swim & Dive Meet held Feb. 16-17, Cedar Park High School had two relay teams place in the Top 3, including a state championship 200-yard relay team.
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LISD All-State band students, directors at TMEA Convention
LISD All-State band students, directors at TMEA Convention; RHS band director named Bandmaster of the Year
02/16/2018
LISD band students and their directors are in San Antonio for the first day of the TMEA Convention. These students earned a spot in one of the All-State organizations, one of the highest honors an individual student can achieve.
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Leander ISD is proud to honor Henry Middle School’s Aubrey Cardwell as our LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 16, 2018
02/16/2018
Leander ISD is proud to honor Henry Middle School’s Aubrey Cardwell as our LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD students participate in the 2018 Battle of the Bluebonnets
Battle of the Bluebonnets 2018
02/14/2018
Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students from 22 elementary schools met at Cox Elementary School for the annual Battle of the Bluebonnets. Student teams answered 40 questions from the 20 titles of books.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School senior Brittney Martin as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 12,2018
02/12/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Rouse High School senior Brittney Martin as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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An LISD students participates in COOL Week at the Four Paws at Four Points veterinary office.
Students Explore Careers During COOL Week 2018
02/09/2018
Leander ISD offers a one-of-a kind opportunity for 12th-grade students to “try-on” a career before graduating high school. The structured, work-based experience places students inside an industry to understand the day-to-day life in a career path in which they are interested before committing to pursuing that career in their post-secondary life.
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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Bryan Guerrero
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Feb. 9, 2018
02/09/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Wiley Middle School standout Bryan Guerrero as our LISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.
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LISD Students Shine at YMCA Texas Youth and Government Contest
LISD Students Shine at YMCA Texas Youth and Government Contest
02/08/2018
LISD students from Cedar Park, Glenn, Leander and Vista Ridge high schools joined hundreds of peers from across the state at the YMCA Texas Youth and Government Contest in late January.
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UIL State Swim and Dive - Good Luck!
Swimmers Qualify for State Competition
02/06/2018
Student-athletes from Cedar Park, Rouse, Vista Ridge and Vandegrift High Schools will represent the district at the state competition this month after fantastic performances at the regional level.
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Leander ISD Athletics is proud to name Four Points Middle School standout Skye O’Rourke as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: Feb. 5, 2018
02/05/2018
Leander ISD Athletics is proud to name Four Points Middle School standout Skye O’Rourke as the LISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Nate Hatter, a junior from Glenn High School, is the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 29, 2018
01/29/2018
Nate Hatter, a junior from Glenn High School, is the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD is proud to announce Wiley Middle School's Crystal Jones as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 22, 2018
01/22/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Wiley Middle School's Crystal Jones as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Former Blue Belles Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Former LHS Blue Belles Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
01/17/2018
The Texas Dance Educators Association awarded former Leander High School Blue Belles Director Tracey Anderson with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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A photo of the CPHS cheerleading squad.
Cedar Park Cheer Takes Home State Championship
01/16/2018
Leander ISD high school cheerleading squads traveled to Fort Worth for the Texas UIL State Spirit Competition Jan. 11-13. Cedar Park High School took home first place in the 5A Division I competition, and Vista Ridge High School placed third in the co-ed division.
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Hunter Stevens from Leander High School has been named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 15, 2018
01/15/2018
Hunter Stevens from Leander High School has been named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD UIL Spirit State Championship. Good Luck, Cheer!
LISD High Schools to Compete in UIL State Spirit Championship
01/10/2018
The cheerleading squads from Cedar Park, Glenn, Leander, Rouse, Vandegrift and Vista Ridge high schools will travel to Ft. Worth Jan. 11-13 to compete in the UIL State Spirit Competition.
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A photo of the Canyon Ridge Middle School band at the 2017 Festival of Bands
LISD Bands Receive John Philip Sousa Foundation Awards
01/09/2018
The Canyon Ridge Middle School and Vista Ridge High School bands were recently recognized as exemplary band programs by the John Philip Sousa Foundation.
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Leander ISD
Student-Athlete of the Week: Jan. 8, 2017
01/08/2018
Leander ISD is proud to announce Nicole Leff, a sophomore captain of the Cedar Park High School Lady Timberwolves basketball team, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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CRMS staff
Canyon Ridge Middle School Coat Drive Tradition Continues
12/19/2017
Canyon Ridge Middle School faculty continued a 13-year tradition by sewing 130 jackets for needy students in Leander ISD.
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Congratulations, Gavin O'Dell. Student-Athlete of the Week.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Dec. 18, 2017
12/18/2017
Gavin O’Dell, an 8th-grader from Henry Middle School, is the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Names of the of LISD Aspiring Leader Program
LISD, Concordia Kicked Off Aspiring Leader Program
12/15/2017
A kickoff dinner for the LISD Aspiring Leader Program, a partnership with Concordia University Texas, was held earlier this month to honor the more than 40 Leander ISD instructional staff members recommended by their principals for having leadership potential.
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LEEF delivers grants to staff throughout the district
LEEF Delivers Grants to Schools - 12/13/17
12/14/2017
On Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, the Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation delivered grants to a number of schools in the district through the foundation's seasonal grant patrol, distributing more than $10,000.
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Board Recognitions, Dec. 7, 2017
12/12/2017
At the LISD Board meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, students, staff and community members were recognized for a variety of accomplishments from academics, athletics and fine arts, to community service.
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The Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week is Keegan Nichols, a senior from Cedar Park High School.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Dec. 11,2017
12/11/2017
The Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week is Keegan Nichols, a senior from Cedar Park High School.
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Navy Midshipmen linebacker Micah Thomas (44) rushes the passer during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game between the Houston Cougars and the Navy Midshipmen at TDECU Stadium in Houston, Texas.
VRHS Alumna Forges Path to Naval Academy
12/11/2017
Micah Thomas was a baseball player when he moved from Virginia to Texas and wasn’t sure he wanted to play football when he began high school. “My dad was like, ‘It’s Texas, you need to try it. The coaches are going to make you try it.’” the Vista Ridge alumnus said. “It ended up working out.” No kidding.
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Leander ISD is honored to name Makenzie James as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Dec. 4, 2017
12/04/2017
Leander ISD is honored to name Makenzie James as the Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Ansley Herrin, a junior at Vista Ridge High School, has been named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 20, 2017
11/17/2017
Ansley Herrin, a junior at Vista Ridge High School, has been named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD Athletics is honored to name Vandegrift High School sophomore Anthony Monte as LISD’s Student-Athlete of the Week.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 13, 2017
11/13/2017
Leander ISD Athletics is honored to name Vandegrift High School sophomore Anthony Monte as LISD’s Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Leander ISD Athletics would like to congratulate Kayla Lopez for being named Student-Athlete of the Week.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Nov. 6, 2017
11/06/2017
Leander ISD Athletics would like to congratulate Kayla Lopez for being named Student-Athlete of the Week.
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CPHS and RHS bands celebrate making it to State.
CPHS, RHS Bands advance to UIL State
10/30/2017
The Cedar Park High School and Rouse High School marching bands competed in the UIL Class 5A Area D Marching Band Contest Saturday, Oct. 28, at Gupton Stadium. CPHS finished in second place, RHS finished in fourth place, and both bands qualified for the State Marching Band Contest.
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Rouse High School senior, Dax Dalton, has been named Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week: Oct. 30, 2017
10/30/2017
Rouse High School senior, Dax Dalton, has been named Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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A photo collage of all six LISD high school marching bands.
LISD Bands Compete at Region Contest
10/24/2017
All six Leander ISD high school marching bands received First Division Ratings at the UIL Region 32 Marching Band Contest on Saturday, Oct. 21.
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Taylor Mathis, Student-Athlete of the Week
LISD Student-Athlete of the Week Oct. 23, 2017
10/23/2017
Leander ISD Athletics would like to congratulate Taylor Mathis for being named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Camacho ES students enjoy watermelon in the school garden.
Camacho ES Students Kickoff CATCH Amplified Program
10/17/2017
Camacho Elementary School students were treated to a watermelon tasting party, celebrating the fruitful summer crop from the school’s garden as well as the launch of Camacho’s CATCH Amplified Program.
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Congratulations to Glenn High School junior, Emily Marchell,  who has been named Leander ISD’s Student-Athlete of the Week.
LISD Student-Athlete of the Week, Oct. 16, 2017
10/16/2017
Glenn High School junior, Emily Marchell, has been named Leander ISD’s Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Congratulations Ethan Krause Student-Athlete of the Week
LISD Student-Athlete of the Week, Oct. 9, 2017
10/09/2017
Leander ISD Athletics is proud to announce Leander Middle School seventh-grade student, Ethan Krause, as the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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LISD Student-Athlete of the Week, Oct. 2, 2017
10/02/2017
Vista Ridge High School senior Jamil Pittman has been named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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The Foundation for Music Education Winners
LISD Bands Recognized by The Foundation for Music Education
09/29/2017
Nine Leander ISD bands have recently been named winners by The Foundation for Music Education.
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Festival of the Bands 2017
09/29/2017
Leander ISD's annual Festival of Bands took place on Monday, Sept. 25, at Bible Stadium in Leander.
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A photo of the trombone section of the Cedar Park HS marching band.
LISD Bands Shine at BOA Competition
09/27/2017
Leander ISD performers shined on Saturday during the Austin Regional Bands of America competition at the Kelley Reeves Athletic Complex.
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A+FCU Grant Recipients
09/25/2017
At the Leander ISD Board Meeting Sept. 21, 2017, the seven educators in Leander ISD to be awarded grants from the A+ Education Foundation were recognized by the Board.
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LISD Student-Athlete of the Week, Sept. 15, 2017
09/25/2017
Leander ISD Athletics would like to congratulate Chris’ma Edmondson for being named the Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Photo of Emily Veraa being recognized by the LISD Board of Trustees.
Innovative Teaching Award
09/24/2017
At the Leander ISD Board Meeting Sept. 21, 2017, Emily Veraa, an agriculture science teacher at Leander High School, was recognized by the Board for receiving the Ideas Unlimited – Innovative Teaching Award from the Vocational Agriculture Teacher Association of Texas.
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ACT Perfect Scores
ACT Perfect Scores
09/23/2017
At the Leander ISD Board Meeting Sept. 21, 2017, three students – Vandegrift High School student Sonesh Patel and Vista Ridge High School students Cole Connor and Grant Larson – were recognized by the Board for receiving perfect ACT scores.
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A photo of Student-Athlete of the Week Jonathan Roth.
LISD Student-Athlete of the Week, Sept. 18 2017
09/18/2017
Vandegrift High School senior Jonathan Roth has been named Leander ISD Student-Athlete of the Week.
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Emma Aldred
LISD Student-Athlete of the Week
09/11/2017
Leander High School senior Emma Aldred has been named Leander ISD Student Athlete of the Week.
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A photo of the Vista Ridge High School NJROTC CyberPatriot Digital Warriors and the LISD Board of Trustees.
Vista Ridge High School NJROTC CyberPatriots Win at State
05/05/2017
At the LISD Board Meeting May 4, 2017, the Vista Ridge High School NJROTC CyberPatriot Digital Warriors were recognized for their success in the state competition.
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LISD State Girls Soccer
05/05/2017
At the LISD Board Meeting May 4, 2017, the Rouse High School and Vandegrift High School girls' soccer teams were recognized for their success at the state UIL tournament.
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Choirs Sweep UIL Competition.
High School Choirs Sweep UIL Competition
04/27/2017
Congratulations to the 18 high school choirs who competed in the UIL concert and sight-reading evaluations.
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A photo of Cedar Park Middle School Students Aidan Brown and Will Lambert holding their instruments.
Cedar Park Middle School Band Members to Perform at Carnegie Hall
04/21/2017
Two Cedar Park Middle School 8th-grade students have been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City this summer in the 2017 Middle School Honors Performance Series.
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A photo of the Vista Ridge High School robotics team "Static Void" with their robot.
LISD Robotics Teams Compete at World Championships
04/21/2017
Five LISD robotics team will compete in the World Championship this week.
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A photo of the Rouse High School varsity mixed choir.
Rouse High School Choir Earns Sweepstakes Award
04/21/2017
Congratulations to the Rouse High School Raider Choir for their success at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading contest.
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11 LISD DI Teams Advance to Global Tournament
04/17/2017
Congratulations to the 11 Leander ISD Destination Imagination (DI) teams who are advancing to the Global Tournament!
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Glenn High School One-Act Play Advances to State UIL Competition
04/11/2017
Congratulations to the Glenn High School One-Act Play cast, crew and director on advancing to the state UIL competition!
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RHS and VHS Soccer Teams Advance to State
04/10/2017
Congratulations to the Rouse High School and Vandegrift High School girls' soccer teams for advancing to the UIL State Tournament!
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LISD Wrestling Teams Win at State UIL Meet
04/10/2017
At the LISD Board Meeting April 6, 2017, the Leander High School, Rouse High School and Vandegrift High School wrestling teams were recognized for their success at the state UIL meet.
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LISD Youth and Government Teams Compete at State Conference
04/10/2017
At the LISD Board Meeting April 6, 2017, the Leander High School and Vista Ridge High School Youth and Government Teams were recognized by the Board of Trustees for their success at the 70th Annual YMCA State Conference.
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LISD Takes Part in "Light It Up Blue" Day
04/06/2017
April is World Autism Month, and on April 2, Leander ISD took part in "Light It Up Blue," by wearing blue in support of World Autism Awareness Day.
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LEEF Honors Students and Teachers at 2017 STAR Banquet
04/05/2017
Congratulations to the inspiring students and teachers honored at the Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation's 2017 STAR Banquet!
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LISD Communications Team Wins at State Conference
03/29/2017
The LISD communications team attended the 2017 Texas School Public Relations Association conference, where they received twelve awards Star Awards for outstanding communication in education.
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VHS Swim Team Wins at UIL State Meet
03/29/2017
Congratulations to the Vandegrift High School boys 200 meter freestyle relay team for finishing in second place at the state UIL swim meet!
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Middle School Theatre Teachers Continues Tradition of Excellence
03/29/2017
Wiley Middle School theatre teacher Beth Auble was named the K-8 Teacher of the Year by the Texas Educational Theatre Association at the annual conference in July.
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LISD DI Teams Advance to State Competition
03/27/2017
Congratulations to the 93 Leander ISD Destination ImagiNation (DI) teams who participated at the Heart of Texas DI Regional tournament on Feb. 18 in Georgetown.
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LISD Receives Funds for Healthy Initiatives
03/10/2017
Twenty-four Leander ISD elementary schools have been chosen to receive a total of $87,375 to support its Fuel Up to Play 60 initiative.
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VHS Golf Coach Recognized as Coach of the Year by NFHS
03/10/2017
Congratulations to Matt Wernecke, Vandegrift High School golf coach, who was recently honored by the National Federation of State High School Associations as the 2016 Boys Golf Coach of the Year.
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VRHS Dance Team Director Recognized as Director of the Year by TDEA
01/17/2017
Congratulations to Araceli Lopez, director of the Vista Ridge High School Star Steppers, who was recently honored by the Texas Dance Educators Association as the Director of the Year!
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Vista Ridge High School Yearbook Named Crown Finalist
12/14/2016
The 2016 Vista Ridge yearbook, The Lonestar, was named a Crown Award finalist by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
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LISD Bands Thrive at National BOA Competition
11/15/2016
The Cedar Park HS and Leander HS marching bands performed in Indianapolis this past weekend at the Bands of America Grand National Competition.
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CPHS Volleyball Team Advances to State Tournament
11/14/2016
Congratulations to Cedar Park HS for advancing to the UIL State Tournament and to Rouse HS on their deep run in the playoffs!
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LISD High School Football Teams Advance to Area Round
11/14/2016
Congratulations to the football teams of Cedar Park HS and Vandegrift HS for advancing to the Area Round of the UIL playoffs, and to Vista Ridge HS on a hard-fought season.
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Facilities Appreciation Week feature: Joe Sierra, HVAC Technician
11/11/2016
Joe Sierra’s favorite part of the day is greeting faculty members and students on campus.
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LISD High School Volleyball Teams Advance to Regional Quarterfinals
11/09/2016
The girls volleyball teams of Cedar Park HS and Rouse HS won their regional quarterfinal games to advance to the Regional Tournament of the UIL Playoffs. Congratulations!
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LHS & VHS Bands Advance to Finals of UIL State Contest
11/09/2016
Congratulations to the bands of Leander HS and Vandegrift HS, which both advanced out of the preliminary round and on to the finals of the UIL 6A State Marching Band Competition at the Alamodome in San Antonio!
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LISD High School Bands Place at BOA Contest
11/08/2016
Congratulations to the students and directors of the Leander HS, Vandegrift HS, and Cedar Park HS marching bands for placing in the Bands of America competition Saturday, Nov. 5, in San Antonio!
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LISD High School Cross Country Runners at State
11/08/2016
Congratulations to the cross country teams and runners from Cedar Park HS, Rouse HS, Vandegrift HS and Vista Ridge HS, for qualifying for UIL State Saturday at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock!
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LISD High School Football Teams Begin Postseason
11/08/2016
Congratulations to the football teams of Cedar Park HS, Vandegrift HS and Vista Ridge HS, which all start the first round of the UIL playoffs this week!
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LISD High School Volleyball Teams Advance to Area Round
11/02/2016
All three girls volleyball teams — Cedar Park HS, Rouse HS and Vandegrift HS — won their first-round games to advance to the next round of the UIL Playoffs. Congratulations!
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LISD High School Volleyball Teams Begin Postseason
11/01/2016
Congratulations to the girls volleyball teams of Cedar Park HS, Rouse HS and Vandegrift HS, which all start the first round of the UIL playoffs Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m.
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LISD High School 6A Bands Advance to UIL State Contest
10/31/2016
Congratulations to the students and directors of the Leander HS, Vandegrift HS, and Vista Ridge HS marching bands!
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School Spotlight Grandview Hills Elementary School - International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP)
10/28/2016
Grandview Hills Elementary School is Leander ISD’s first elementary campus to house the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, which sets out to prepare students to become active, caring, lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves and others.
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School Spotlight Grandview Hills Elementary School - Global Read Aloud
10/28/2016
Third-grade classes at Grandview Hills Elementary school have the unique opportunity to share perspectives, thoughts and ideas with students and teachers across the world through participation in the Global Read Aloud program.
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School Spotlight Grandview Hills Elementary School - PTA Support
10/28/2016
Since arriving at Grandview Hills Elementary School this summer, Principal Kathy Goecke has been amazed by the supportiveness of the school's Parent Teacher Association.
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High School Bands Excel at UIL Regional Marching Contest
10/24/2016
Leander ISD high school marching bands gave fabulous performances at UIL Region Marching Contest at Gupton Stadium Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.
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School Spotlight Vandegrift High School - Lone Star Cup
10/21/2016
At Vandegrift High School’s homecoming parade Oct. 5, 2016, the school was presented UIL’s Lone Star Cup, an award that recognizes the best overall athletic, fine arts and academic programs in Texas.
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School Spotlight Vandegrift High School - Ag Program
10/21/2016
In their first period veterinary medical applications class, Vandegrift High School agriculture students perform a lab in which they learn to administer intermuscular and subcutaneous injections.
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School Spotlight Vandegrift High School - PALS Program
10/21/2016
In Amy Gallagher’s PALS class at Vandegrift High School in mid-October, the second-year PALS students presented scenarios to the first-year PALS students.
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School Spotlight Cox Elementary School - Fun(d) Run
10/18/2016
Students at Cox Elementary School participated in the school’s annual Fun(d) Run Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, taking to a quarter-mile course filled with different obstacles and raising money in the process with every lap completed.
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School Spotlight Cox Elementary School - DI Team
10/18/2016
The Cox Elementary School Destination Imagination (DI) team topped off the end of the 2015-2016 school year by earning a trip to the Global DI competition in Knoxville, Tennessee, where the students competed against more than 1,400 teams from 45 states, seven Canadian provinces, and 13 countries.
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CNS Appreciation Week feature: Gaby Stockdell, Laura Welch Bush Elementary School
10/13/2016
This cheer rings out each time a student at Laura Welch Bush Elementary School chooses the hot vegetable option while passing through the lunch line. And for the student that picks those hot veggies, they get to ring a bell.
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NJROTC Cadet Earns Legion of Valor Award for Achievement
10/10/2016
Oct. 6, 2016, Leander ISD Navy Junior ROTC Cadet Robin Ellis was recognized with the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement.
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School Spotlight Reed Elementary School - Dual Language Program
10/07/2016
Three years ago, Reed Elementary School pioneered Leander ISD’s first Two-Way Dual Language program.
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School Spotlight Stiles Middle School - Project Lead the Way/Gateway
09/28/2016
With careful precision, Stiles Middle School Project Lead the Way/Gateway students put engineering skills to practice in a class project.
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School Spotlight Stiles Middle School - #5fsmsStrong
09/28/2016
Florence W. Stiles Middle School is Leander ISD’s newest middle school. It opened in August of 2012 and is named after former LISD teacher, Florence Wallace Stiles.
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Canyon Ridge MS Choir to Perform at Texas Music Educators Association Convention
09/14/2016
The CRMS Treble Choir has been invited to perform at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio in 2017!
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Custodian Appreciation Week feature: Gloria Romano, Cypress Elementary
09/06/2016
At 2 p.m. when the day is winding down at Cypress Elementary School, Gloria Romano’s day is just beginning.
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Business Services Staff Recognized at Board Meeting
09/02/2016
At the LISD Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, LISD's Business Services staff was recognized for their work in LISD being awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International
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CRMS Teacher Recognized at Board Meeting
09/02/2016
At the LISD Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, Brenda Edwards, athletic coordinator, health and PE teacher at Canyon Ridge Middle School,
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LISD Fine Arts Director Recognized at Board Meeting
09/02/2016
At the LISD Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, LISD Fine Arts Director Peter Warshaw was recognized for receiving the 2016
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Spelling Bee Co-Champion Recognized at Board Meeting
09/02/2016
At the LISD Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, Nihar Janga, a graduate of River Ridge Elementary
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A+ Education Foundation Grant Recipients Recognized at Board Meeting
09/02/2016
At the LISD Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, recipients of grant awards from the A+ Education Foundation were recognized.
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Child Nutrition Services Staff Recognized at Board Meeting
09/02/2016
At the LISD Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, 2016, LISD's Child Nutrition Services staff was recognized for achieving an Excellent
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LISD Students Participate in 2016 Lone Star Leadership Academy Camps
08/25/2016
Leander ISD students represented the district at Education in Action’s summer 2016 Lone Star Leadership Academy Camps.
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#myLISDsummer
08/19/2016
Over the summer, the Leander ISD community shared their summer goings-on using the hashtag #myLISDsummer.
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Backpack Attack 2016
08/11/2016
Leander ISD’s annual Backpack Attack event served to ensure that more students are equipped with everything they need to be successful for the upcoming school year.
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