Lufkin ISD News
A night at the MET: Celebrating our students!
Young Scholars, Advanced Placement high school art students and STEM students took over the entire Museum of East Texas with their outstanding art creations.
Challenge accepted! Six Slack Stallion students soar at Destination Imagination competition
Destination Imagination (DI) is a global competition where students work together in teams to solve open-ended STEAM challenges designed to teach the creative process. Six students from Slack Elementary took their creative juices to the next level when they went to...
Marines present LHS senior Leonardo Osorio with $230K scholarship
Staff Sergeant (SSGT) Joel Blackmon and Captain (Capt) Tyler Vaughan, Executive Officer presented Lufkin High School senior Leonardo Osorio with the Frederick C. Branch Marine Corps Leadership Scholarship valued at $230,000.
Fourteen LHS Choir students named Texas Music Scholars
This award is given to students who have exhibited outstanding qualities in scholastic merit, musicianship and citizenship in their school and community during the 2022-23 school year.
SFASU STEM Academy Induction Ceremony (photos)
Congratulations to the 10th cohort of the Stephen F. Austin State University STEM Academy inductees!
And the winners are…Three LMS students win a 50″ TV for good conduct
Three Lufkin Middle School students took home 50″ TV’s for good conduct.
Kindergarten G/T students become animal experts
The kindergarten Gifted and Talented classes hosted an animal expert showcase on Friday at the Dunbar Primary cafeteria.
Celebration of Students art showcase reception on Wednesday
Come see the beautiful artwork of Lufkin ISD Young Scholars, AP art students, STEM Academy students and Houston Livestock & Rodeo student art.
The Angelina Arts Alliance and its sponsors made it possible for several theater and choir students from Lufkin High School and other area campuses to work in a masterclass led by actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth.
Lufkin Panther Band Drum majors, head majorette & majorettes announced
Congratulations to the 2023-24 head majorette Abby Kerr and drum majors Nathan Elliott and Callie Lawrence.
Kristi Gay and Joe Ceasar win Lufkin ISD School Board election
The Lufkin ISD Administration announced that the School Board election winners are Kristi Gay and Joe Ceasar.
Dr. Emmons named Executive Director of Operations and Safety
“Dr. Andre Emmons will bring experience to his new position with Lufkin ISD,” Superintendent Lynn Torres said. “He will work closely with the administrative team to ensure success in auxiliary services and safety measures in the district. We look forward to his collaboration on the Lufkin ISD team.”
The new fine arts building at Lufkin Middle School is a beautiful addition to the new facility. Please join us for an Open House!
Donors give $3 million to LHS Class of 2023
Lufkin High School recognized 159 seniors at the Lufkin High School Scholarship Recognition Program at the Tom Jack Lucas Auditorium.
Adam Craft named principal at ACE campus
“Adam Craft has been an excellent addition to the Lufkin ISD family this year in a variety of roles,” Superintendent Lynn Torres said. “He will bring his organizational skills and his talent of working with all students to the ACE campus.”
Parents: Please fill out the Needs Assessment Survey
Please complete the survey form to help prioritize the needs of our students.
Superintendent Honor Roll Breakfast (photos)
More than 1,200 students grades 3rd through 12th celebrated their academic accomplishments at the Superintendent Honor Roll Breakfast this morning at the convention center.
Amanda Gentry named new principal at Herty Primary
“I am pleased that Amanda Gentry will take on a new role at Herty Primary as the new principal,” Lynn Torres, Supt. of Schools, said. “She is very familiar with the needs of that campus having served as assistant principal. I have no doubt that she will do an excellent job as the instructional leader of this campus.”
Lufkin ISD Job Fair Saturday, April 29
Our students need YOU! Come to the Lufkin ISD Job Fair and join our team!
Heather Reid named new principal at Anderson Elementary
“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to be the new principal of Anderson Elementary,” said Heather Reid. “The foundation for character development and love for literacy begins at the elementary level and I am ready to work along side the Anderson team to create the optimal educational experience for our students.”
Early voting for school board election is April 24
Vote for school board at the downtown Lufkin ISD Admin building at 101 Cotton Square.
Going for GOLD! LHS students compete in Special Olympics in Diboll
Congratulations to our Lufkin High School students who participated in the 2nd Annual Diboll Lumberjack Special Olympics Track and Field Meet!
Celebrate Lufkin ISD Staff: Meet Joe Martinez
Joe Martinez is a guy who knows how to make connections. From growing up in Diboll to traveling the world to employment opportunities, his connections seem to have always gotten him far in life.
Cooking to Serve
The Lufkin ISD mentoring program is a group of about 22 young men ranging from fifth to eighth grade who participate in learning leadership skills and giving back.
Parent tips for STAAR Testing
STAAR testing begins this week. Here are some tips on helping your child before and after the tests.