Lufkin ISD Superintendent Dr. LaTonya Goffney

Superintendent’s Corner

Recent columns by Lufkin ISD Superintendent Dr. LaTonya Goffney:

 

  • We Are Lufkin!
    Since my superintendency at Lufkin ISD began, we always have a theme for the year. A mantra, per se, that keeps us focused and sets the tone for the district. My first year, the theme was “One Voice. One Vision.” The focus was solidarity. Our vision…
  • Developing a love for reading
    When I was a little girl, I loved to go to garage sales with my grandmother and get books for pocket change. These books would open up my world from a single-wide trailer house in…
  • Changing your family tree isn't easy
    This May, I spent a lot of time celebrating graduations. Of course, I am proud of the 485 Lufkin High School graduates. I am proud they are graduating with more than a diploma, but with…
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
    There will be 485 Lufkin Panthers who will graduate at 8 p.m. Friday at the Abe, and it will be the last time I’ll have the honor to address them as a whole. They were freshmen when I started my position at Lufkin ISD and I’ve…
  • 'Lufkin Loves' a fitting motto for our teachers
    Teachers are at the heart of everything we do at Lufkin ISD, and we are blessed to have the very best. I recently hosted a New Teacher reception for our 2016-17 new teachers to get feedback on their first year at Lufkin ISD. It was…
  • Reasons to fall in love with Lufkin ISD
    Nineteen years ago on Valentine’s Day I married the love of my life. February is the season of love, and I can certainly see why so many love Lufkin ISD. The last couple of weeks have shown me time and time again what I love…
  • Thank you! to our board of trustees
    We are a strong, proud Panther Nation because of the work of the members of the board of trustees who set the tone for excellence in our school district. Andro Branch, Allyson Langston, Kristi…