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Leander ISD’s annual COOL Week, or Career Opportunities on Location, has become a rite of passage for career-oriented seniors within the district. Each year, the program provides students an … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have risen 9.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.13/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
Billy Brooks anxiously waits for a pair of Leander ISD students to arrive at COBB Tuning in North Austin on Feb. 18. Brooks is underprepared and doesn’t really know what to expect when the students … more
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question that most high school seniors have faced. But for today’s students, this question takes on a whole new light. No longer allowed to get … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a series of major maintenance projects for 2019, reviewed the district’s performance on an annual Texas scorecard and continued the discussion for a … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation of district staff to leave bus routes unchanged for the upcoming 2019-20 school year, allowing district administration and a citizens … more
On the heels of the departure of Economic Development Manager Eric Zeno, Leander is considering hiring a consulting firm to help spur further retail development within the city. At its Thursday, … more
River Place residents Chuck Reynolds and Kate Holloway moved to their home in the Cortana Ridge neighborhood a couple of years ago. Reynolds said he uses the local, renowned trail at 8820 Big View … more
Leander ISD's board of trustees is considering a change to the district's fiscal calendar. A district release stated that the change would allow for more money on hand to support teachers at the … more
Parents of Leander ISD students wishing to transfer their child to a different campus will be able to apply for transfers for a limited number of campuses beginning Feb. 25. The district … more
The Leander City Council approved a new social media policy on Feb. 7, setting in place a series of rules for council members and city staff to follow when posting on social media or engaging with … more
Williamson County Commissioners Court will begin live streaming its weekly meetings with its regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 12. The Travis County Commissioners Court already live streams its … more
Cedar Park police arrested a man who allegedly opened fire on police outside a home near the intersection of Little Elm Trail and Wren Circle Tuesday night. Police say they arrived on the scene … more
Leander ISD will name its 28th elementary school for the district’s former executive director of elementary curriculum, Nancy Tarvin. The school is tentatively set to open for the 2020-21 school … more
Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization chair Will Conley resigned earlier this week, noting that he plans to begin a "different chapter" in his professional career. "Over the past nine … more
The Central Texas Mobility Authority says a move by the Texas Transportation Commission to release more than $100 million in federal funding clears the way for the agency to bring traffic congestion … more
The first-year criminal justice program at Glenn High School has won accolades at a skills competition and earned the right to compete at a state-level event in April. Bernie Acosta, the … more
For some in the debate over how to fund Texas' schools, "Robin Hood" is decidedly a villain. The program, baked into state education law since 1993, requires the state to take funding from … more
Gasoline prices in Austin dropped 2.5 cents per gallon over the last week, averaging $1.96/g on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the national … more
The Wolfpack, Cedar Park High School’s online student newspaper, last week reached No. 1 in the national rankings by the website Best of Student Newspapers Online. SNO aggregates more than 340 … more
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