Lynn Torres
Lufkin ISD Superintendent

Superintendent’s Corner

Recent columns by the Lufkin ISD Superintendent:


  • Start on Track and Stay on Track with preschool education
    To quote the organization Friends of Texas Public Schools, “public schools have never been more successful than they are today. The highly skilled, professionally trained educators love kids and are more prepared than any other modern options to properly educate your children, whether live on campus or online from home.”
  • LETS GEAR UP Grant preparing students for success after high school
    As superintendent of schools for Lufkin ISD, it is important to me that students are prepared for success when they leave the halls of Lufkin High School. With that in mind, I am proud that Lufkin ISD is implementing the Linking Education to Success (LETS) Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant that was received in 2018.
  • Torres: The start of school has always been my favorite time of year
    Mrs Torres: "As the superintendent of schools, I cannot let the current situation dampen my enthusiasm for a new school year and a new start."
  • Certainties in uncertain times
    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."
  • Update from Supt. Lynn Torres to our Lufkin ISD parents and guardians
    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 is what it’s all about — teachers influencing the world, one student at a time.
    The Education Foundation provides teachers with grants for innovative ideas that benefit students in the classroom. The Education Foundation is just one of the many reasons why so many in our community Choose Lufkin.
  • Start spreading the news...GT Class heads to New York!
    When I think of the Lufkin ISD mission to provide exceptional learning experiences for our students, the 10th-grade Gifted and Talented Integrated Studies Program trip to New York City immediately comes to mind.
  • Choose Lufkin ISD
    With the beginning of 2020, Lufkin ISD and our parents are already thinking about the beginning of the new school year in the fall.