Lufkin ISD News
The Downtown Lufkin Christmas Parade is Saturday and lots of LISD students will be participating!
“I want to help others so the world will be a better place,” Emerson said. “People will feel more happy during their day because they know people gave them socks.”
The Stone Fort Chorale will be our special guests for the evening. Come hear the sounds of Christmas from our talented students.
Don’t miss this heartwarming experience that captures the true essence of the season. Bring the whole family to see A Christmas Carol.
Come hear the sounds of Christmas from the award-winning Lufkin Panther band.
Enjoy a holiday concert tonight featuring the Angelina Choir and Orchestra and the LHS Kantori Choir.
“This safety grant marks a significant stride forward for our district in fostering an environment where every student and staff member feels safe,” Andre Emmons, Executive Director of Operations and Safety, said.
The Leadership Tomorrow students and Drug-Free All Stars were recognized at the November board meeting for doing an outstanding job representing Lufkin ISD and our community.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!
Paras were appreciated across the District today for Paraprofessional Appreciation Day.
The 21st Century Texas ACE Lufkin ISD afterschool program is partnering with East Texas Cancer Alliance Of Hope. The students at each of the afterschool programs have been creating get well cards for cancer patients.
Special needs students from Herty Primary, Anderson Elementary, Coston Elementary, Brookhollow Elementary, Brandon Elementary, Slack Elementary, Trout Primary, Lufkin Middle School and Lufkin High School enjoyed a day of fun at Lufkin High School where they were paired with LHS athletes to run, play games and do an obstacle course at John Outlaw Field.
The Teacher Incentive Allotment provides funding for compensation to pay highly effective teachers whose students show measurable improvement in academic growth.
“This club teaches self worth and how to carry yourself every day,” Tracey Mitchell, eighth grade science teacher, said.
“This grant will provide funding for Brandon Elementary, Lufkin Middle School and Lufkin High School to support the academic and nonacademic needs of students,” Cindy Tierney, Executive Director of Student Services & Federal Programs, said. “By providing safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environments, this grant will help in academic achievement as well as mental, behavioral, emotional and physical health and well-being of students.”
“Her hard work throughout high school is paying off, and I am excited to see where this journey takes her,” Autumn McDaniel, senior high school counselor, said.
“Claudia is a rock star student and musician,” Nicole Stewart, LHS choir teacher, said. “Having this opportunity will help her prepare and gain skills to be competitive in college auditions for scholarships to study music after high school.”
Lufkin ISD is monitoring the situation with the chemical plant fire in Shepherd. At this time, our local emergency management team advised that we are safe. If things change, we will be prepared to immediately contact parents and will post on social media. Otherwise, we will continue with our regularly scheduled school day.
If you have any changes, especially if your cell phone has changed numbers, here’s how to use your cell phone or computer to update your information in Skyward.
“Our Questbridge finalists are talented, motivated and excel academically,” said Julie McManus, LHS principal. “We anxiously await the final match decisions that will be delivered on Dec. 1.”
Click this post to find out the date and time of Veteran’s Day programs across the District.
Monday, Nov. 6 is a student holiday and staff development day.
“Melissa is an outstanding student,” Guadalupe Lila, LHS Spanish teacher said. “I have always found Melissa to be self-motivated, hardworking and intelligent. When we were contacted about the position, I knew we needed someone with good communication skills someone that could take the initiative and could stay calm under pressure.”
Hayden Futch was notified by his high school principal Julie McManus that he received Commended National Merit status on his PSAT. About 34,000 students nationally are being recognized with this honor.