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This Summer, Kids Eat Free with LISD

In an effort to meet the needs of hungry children during the summer months, the federal government offers the Summer Food Service Program. This federal program ensures that all children have access … more

LISD Supports Students After Graduation

It was a joy to watch the Class of 2018 walk the stage at last week’s graduation ceremonies. An overwhelming feeling of accomplishment and hope for the future filled every seat at the HEB Center as … more

Good Luck, 2018 Graduates!

Graduation time is always cause for celebration. It is the product of countless reports, exams, field days, art projects, school dances, science fairs, tournaments and performances. We, as a … more

New Leander ACC campus adds opportunities for LISD students

Leander ISD is fortunate to have dedicated partners in the education of our children.Businesses, community non-profits and faith-based organizations all work with us to ensure bright futures for … more

Leander ISD takes important step to safeguard student health

Following a public hearing last week, the LISD Board of Trustees approved of the use of unassigned epinephrine on district campuses in accordance with Texas Education Code (TEC).Our intention is to … more

Hiring season is in full swing for Leander ISD

This time of year is always busy for our human resources department. Much like the real estate market and the weather in Central Texas, things heat up in the late spring and early summer as families … more

Leander ISD partners with local law enforcement to keep students safe

Leander ISD is in something of a unique position: because of its size (more than 200 square miles), the district falls under the jurisdictions of multiple law enforcement agencies. Travis County, … more

Leander ISD focused on growing leaders from within

Leander ISD focused on growing leaders from withinBy DAN TROXELL, Leander ISD SuperintendentAs the 10th-fastest growing district in Texas, Leander ISD is slated to add approximately 1,000 new … more

Survey shows Leander ISD schools excel in supporting families

Survey shows Leander ISD schools excel in supporting families By Dan Troxell, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools more

Share the cheer this holiday with our world class Leander ISD team

I want to encourage our most significant supporters to take time this holiday season to recharge, and I also want to ask our community to share some holiday cheer with our educators. more

Academic success continues to be at the forefront for Leander ISD

We take tremendous pride in our students’ successes in Leander ISD. This fall, LISD students claimed remarkable accomplishments in arts and athletics programs, but I would like to take a moment to also recognize our academic programs and high-achieving students for their successes in the classroom. Our Advanced Placement program earned a place on the annual AP District Honor Roll for the third consecutive year. more

Students, community exemplify service to others

Public schools thrive in caring communities like Leander ISD. More than 12,000 parents and community members commit thousands of service hours to our schools each year. more

Leander ISD moves forward after voters approve $454.4 million bond

Leander ISD celebrated Veterans Day last week by welcoming America’s heroes to events, performances and learning engagements. more

Serving the whole child

Our Leander ISD team welcomes around 1,000 new students every year. While we are committed to managing this growth – most notably with our 2017 bond proposal that’s on the ballot this month – … more

Readying students for the future through career and technical education

“Leading to a Bright Future” is more than a tagline for us in Leander ISD; it is the underpinning of everything we are working toward. Our goal is to prepare students to graduate equipped with all the skills, tools and knowledge to succeed on whatever path they choose.

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Celebrating award-winning band program with Festival of Bands

Last Monday, I joined hundreds of parents, district staff and community members from across Leander ISD who gathered once again at Bible Stadium in Leander to enjoy the Festival of Bands. more

Saving taxpayer money with energy-efficient schools

As we work to operate efficiently and maximize resources for instruction, Leander ISD proactively monitors and invests in its facilities to provide functional learning environments and responsibly manage taxpayer dollars. more

Giving Seniors an inside look with LISD Gold Tour

We are fortunate, in Leander ISD, to live in a community where residents love where they live. Many locals have enjoyed raising children who attended LISD schools and now enjoy retired life in the … more

New Laws Impacting LISD, Texas Public Education

Tracking the hustle and bustle of state legislation can be difficult for even the most involved spectators. Now that the 85th Legislative and subsequent special session concluded late last month, I would like to highlight a few of the bills passed this year that impact Leander ISD. more

Fantastic First Day of School in LISD

What an exciting day for us in Leander ISD! The first day of school is one of my favorite days of the year as our schools once again fill with bright, shining faces and the hum of excitement spreads … more
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