Category: The Compass Newsletter

The Compass: May 29, 2024

Summer has arrived! ☀️ Although school is out, there are still things happening around #1LISD, including summer meals, athletic and academic summer camps, and other summer learning opportunities. This final issue of the 2023–24 Compass contains summer information as well as recent student accomplishments.

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The Compass: May 15, 2024

It’s the final countdown! As we get ready to send off the Class of 2024, we’re reflecting on all of this year’s highlights and preparing for an incredible 2024–25 school year. In this issue of The Compass, check out * verifying your student’s enrollment for next year and registering to ride the bus, * graduation preparation for our seniors, * and much more.

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The Compass: May 1, 2024

Last week’s LEEF STAR Banquet and LIVE Celebration have reminded us of the incredible impact our teachers, staff and community partners have on our #1LISD students—and there are more celebrations on the horizon!

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The Compass: April 17, 2024

Our students win competitions, travel to tournaments, make academic breakthroughs and reach new heights every school year – but can you believe that all of #1LISD got to share in the once-in-a-lifetime educational, scientific and historic event that was the 2024 total solar eclipse? We’re still over the moon about it. Check out all of that and more in this edition of The Compass.

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The Compass: April 3, 2024

From the phenomenal display at the district art show to the inspiring classrooms of our aspiring entrepreneurs, creativity is everywhere in #1LISD! In this issue of The Compass, check out * enrollment for new students is now open for 2024–25, * PreK Registration Fair fun for the whole family on April 6, * and much more.

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The Compass: March 20, 2024

Spring break might have arrived before spring (officially) did, but now spring is finally here – and the Bluebonnets on the side of the road prove it! In this issue of The Compass, check out * last chance to fill out the climate survey and win a special prize for your school’s teachers, * enrollment for new students kicks off April 1, * and much more.

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The Compass: Feb. 21, 2024

In the last two weeks, #1LISD wrestlers medaled on the mat, middle school band students took to the TMEA stage and elementary students showcased their schools to educators around the country! In this issue of The Compass, check out * the launch of the annual Student Experience & Climate Survey, * approved Elementary School Attendance Zones for 2024–25, * and much more.

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The Compass – Culture of Voting

🗳️ Voting in the Republican and Democratic primary elections has begun. In Leander ISD, we encourage our community to embrace the power of our voices and the importance of democracy. Every election matters. Every vote matters. If you care about the future of public schools, your assignment this spring is to become a voter in this election and every election after this! 

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The Compass: Feb. 7, 2024

With major construction progress being made on Elementary School 30, a perfect SAT score earned by a Rouse student and a new cohort of #1LISD staff welcomed to the district at Culture Day, February is already off to a great start. In this issue of The Compass, check out * the release of a 4th elementary zoning scenario, * the approved academic calendar for 2024–25, * and much more.

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The Compass: Jan. 24, 2024

This month we’ve welcomed the new year, jumped back into school and winter activities, and celebrated School Board Recognition Month with our #1LISD Trustees – and that’s not all! In this issue of The Compass, check out recent state-level student accomplishments along with feedback and application opportunities for Instructional Materials, the Dual Language program and Early College HS.

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The Compass: Dec. 20, 2023

❄️ Winter break is nearly here, #1LISD! We hope you do something that brings you joy this holiday season. To lead off this issue of The Compass, hear from Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Ed.D., with a heartfelt message of appreciation as we close out the semester.

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The Compass: Dec. 6, 2023

After a refreshing fall break, we’re diving into a full calendar of festive events put on by students and staff taking place all over the district – from a campus to the Texas State Capitol! In this issue of The Compass, check out * LISD receiving national recognition from College Board for its standout performance on Advanced Placement exams; * a 3rd scenario for elementary attendance zoning; and * a feedback opportunity on next year’s academic calendar.

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