Spring Break is just a few days away! Leander ISD’s 13th issue of the 2020-2021 Compass newsletter includes important information:
- Super School Visits take us to Four Points MS & Plain ES
- Equity and Diversity Listening Sessions
- Mask Protocols
- Job Fair for Teachers
- Free Meals During Spring Break
- Virtual Learning Options for 2021-22 Secondary Students
- Dual Language Kindergarten Application
- Board Briefs
- Jurrasic Quest
- Exchange Student Application Available
- School Quality Survey
- Bad Weather Make-up Day, April 12
Super School Visit
Four Points Middle School
Voice. Choice. Engagement: it soars through the Falcon’s Nest into the hallways and lands in the classrooms! What a flight for LISD Board of Trustees President Trish Bode who sees for herself learning is happening at Four Points Middle School. Connections are happening.
Put your dancing shoes on! Teachers are movin’ and groovin’ at Plain Elementary, plugging away at filling spots during quarantines. Students aren’t missing a beat! Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Ed.D. witnesses how that can-do spirit is thriving among the Pride.
Equity and Diversity Listening Sessions Continue through March
Hundreds of parents, teachers, staff, and community members have joined the conversation about equity, diversity, and inclusion in LISD. Register for our next listening session on Friday and stay tuned for more dates (and new times to accommodate our hard-working families) as we continue this important discussion. You can also Join the LISD Equity and Diversity discussion group on Remind!
District Continues to Enforce Mask Protocols
LISD will continue to enforce mask protocols and social distancing requirements that have been in place this school year and we will continue to provide a mask for any student who enters a campus without one. For more information, click here.
Elementary and Secondary Virtual Job Fairs
Leander ISD Virtual Job Fairs for elementary and secondary teaching positions will be held on April 21 and April 28. For more information about the job fairs and registration process, click here.
Free Meals During Spring Break
Child Nutrition Services will be preparing delicious, ready to heat and eat meals for this spring break. For more information on free meals during spring break.
Expanded Virtual Learning Options for 2021-2022 Secondary Students
LISD will be moving forward in the expansion of a permanent online school offering at the secondary level, including the creation of a Virtual Learning Academy.
Dual Language Kindergarten Registration
The Dual Language application for 2021-22 incoming Kindergarten students is available now. To learn more about this program and how to register, click here.
The LISD Board of Trustees has a pair of special meetings this week, March 9 and March 11. The Board will conduct its next regular meeting March 25.
Jurassic Quest is invading the HEB Center March 12-28
More than 70 photorealistic dinosaurs are ready to return from extinction and invade Austin, as the Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru will migrate to the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park from March 12-28. Click here to buy tickets and use the code “LEEF10” to receive a 10% discount plus give back to LEEF! $5 from each ticket sold will benefit Leander ISD students and teachers!
Foreign Exchange Student Applications
Leander ISD is now accepting applications for the Foreign Exchange Student (FES) Program for the 2021-22 school year.
School Quality Survey Deadline Extended
The 2021 School Quality Survey has been extended to March 28. Help us make our schools work for you and your family! Take the survey to share feedback about student and academic support, school leadership, safety, family involvement, and more. All responses are strictly confidential.
Bad Weather Make-Up Day
April 12 will be a regular school day to make up for the snow day on Jan. 11. Students need the minutes and staff contracts require employees to make up the time, therefore, we will use the bad weather makeup day allocated in our calendar. For our secondary students, this will be an A day.
Would you or someone you know make an amazing substitute? Please click here for more information.
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