Lufkin ISD News
The Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees met in a Special Called meeting this morning via Zoom to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Region 4 related to Operation Connectivity. The agreement is to provide funds for technology needs for virtual education.
P-EBT is for children 5-18 years old who received SNAP food benefits for the month of March 2020 and children up to 21 years old who are certified for free or reduced-price meals at school in Texas during the 2019-20 school year.
Cheer Coach Russell said: “Even with masks on, it is so inspiring to see our athletes filled with joy, yelling their newly learned cheers and trying to win a Spirit stick!”
Lufkin High School principal Brandon Boyd named Gabriela Murphy Director of Counseling. He said, “Her experience and knowledge of graduation requirements, state accountability and all other facets of counseling is second to none.”
Pre-Kindergarten Round-Up will be at Garrett Primary Gym this year on Tuesday, July 28th.
Board president, Scott Skelton, said, “This is a fluid situation and we will continue to listen daily to medical professions and data.”
Lufkin High School’s football season is now expected to begin on Sept. 28, after the Texas University Interscholastic League released a new set of guidelines today.
In accordance with federal regulations, an entity planning to submit a federal grant application must afford a reasonable opportunity for public comment on the application before it is submitted to the Texas Education Agency for approval.
It’s time to register for Back to School Bonanza on August 8th.
Lynn Torres, Superintendent, said, “These are uncertain times. With all of the uncertainties, I wanted to let our parents, staff and community know what they can be certain of this school year.”
Call (936)634-6516, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning July 22nd.
Please complete the questionnaire to help the district know if your child will need transportation in the fall.
Lufkin High School Principal Brandon Boyd announced that Julie McManus has accepted the position of Associate Principal at the high school.
Mrs. Torres addresses some of the questions parents are having regarding the beginning of school in the fall. As more guidelines are set by the state, be looking for a parent FAQ on our website soon.
This morning, the Board of Trustees approved the Guaranteed Maximum Price for the Lufkin Middle School bond project at a total of $51,915,647.12.
Superintendent Lynn Torres announced this morning that Pamela McClendon will be the new principal at Brandon Elementary. The previous principal, Mark Keith, has accepted a principal position in his hometown of Paris, Texas.
Lufkin ISD Superintendent Lynn Torres announced that Shelly Slaton will take the position of Assistant Superintendent for Education Services and Accountability.
The public is invited to view the items in the Salvage Sale at LMS this Saturday.
Parents and guardians – please complete the short survey to give the administrators your input on how the district starts school back.
Congratulations to the District Teachers of the Year!
Kevin Langston, President and CEO of Langston Construction, said, “The ball fields are coming along nicely. We have poured the foundation for the field house and the foundation for the softball grandstands and press box. We are working on the foundation for the baseball grandstands and press box.”
Items will include gym lockers, panel metal from the exterior of the building, basketball goals, commercial doors, lighting, bathroom fixtures and anything else that can be removed from the building before demolition.
Congratulations to the Lufkin ISD Art Scholarship winners!
Students in 2nd through 5th grade express themselves in all kinds of art mediums arranged in an online webpage. You will be impressed with these Young Scholars!