Leander ISD's Vision is that "Students will exit our system with the same passion for learning they had when they entered, without economics determining success. Every Option Open."
TRANSPORTATION APPRECIATION WEEK
10-17 TO 10-24
Thank You for all you do to transport the children safely!
- There are 64 propane buses in LISD!
- There are 175 buses and routes in LISD!
- LISD buses go on 5306 extracurricular trips in a school year!
- LISD buses travel 13,318 miles per day across our 200 sq mile district!
Office Hours - 7:20 a.m.-3:30p.m.
Student Transfer Request
Voluntary student transfers will be permitted to transfer to other elementary campuses within the district on a space and staff available basis. Children who currently attend the campus as a 4th-grader, either as a zoned student or as a transfer student, will be permitted to attend the current campus as a 5th-grade transfer in the next school year, and siblings will be permitted to transfer in on a space and staff available basis.
All requests to transfer/remain as a transfer must be submitted by the priority deadline date (March 20, 2016) each year in order to be considered, INCLUDING this year's 4th-graders.
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Red Ribbon Week 2016
Monday, October 24th
* Wear your favorite college attire, slippers, and Red Ribbon.
*You may also choose to tape the ribbon to your locker.
Tuesday, October 25th
* Wear red!
Wednesday, October 26th
*Do a crazy hairdo and wear crazy socks!
Thursday, October 27th
* Wear your favorite team jersey/attire.
Friday, October 28th
* Wear your Giddens’ school spirit shirt and help cheer, “We are the Jaguars!
*We pledge to stay drug free for life!”
Saturday, October 29th & Sunday, October 30th - Habit 7 - Days!
* Focus this weekend on Habit 7. Individuals that Sharpen the Saw
have a balanced life.
* Then take time to make social and meaningful connections with others,
make healthy choices with eating and exercising, spend time in nature, and rest.
Always stay away from drugs!
* Plan and eat a healthy menu with your family this weekend.
* Do a physical activity with your family like running, biking, golfing,
tennis, basketball, swimming, hiking, etc.
* Take a nap and get plenty of rest!
Pre-K Family Night!!!
Friday, October 28th 5:00-6:00
Meet us in the courtyard for some family, fun, and food!
The kids may wear their Halloween costumes!
Field Day Information
Turkey Trot - Nov. 18, 2016
annual Giddens Turkey Trot will be held on Friday, November 18,
2016. Come join your child(ren) as they try to complete a mile or more
in 15 minutes. We will have a special track laid out behind the school. The track will be one-half mile long, divided
into 1/6th mile segments. Be sure to wear your
Specials class times are as follows:
grade 8:35 - 9:25
grade 9:30 - 10:20
5th grade 10:55 - 11:45
grade 11:55 - 12:45
Kinder 12:55 - 1:45
grade 1:50 - 2:40
If you have questions or need more information, please call
Mrs. Edwards or Ms. Polly at 570-5632.
In case of bad
weather, we will cancel and try again some other time.
LISD Bus Route Information
Leander ISD parents can enter their home address into Infofinder i
, an online tool available on the LISD website, to look up their child’s bus number and pick-up/drop-off times and locations for the coming school year. In an effort to reduce expenses and ensure real-time accuracy, the district does not print and distribute bus route schedules prior to the start of school. Bus routes are subject to change, and so LISD parents are strongly encouraged to confirm their child’s bus information. For transportation questions, please call 512-570-0700.
Parents of Fifth and Eighth Grade Students:
The following link will direct you to the explanation of test results, provided by TEA. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your child’s teacher, a campus administrator, or the Assessment office for Leander ISD. http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/explainresults/
Enrollment Forms Available Online
for New LISD Students
Including Kinder and Pre - K
Parents who are registering new students to Leander ISD (including incoming Pre-K and Kindergarten students) are encouraged to use our new online student registration. Online registration is available on the txConnect website, and will allow parents to complete the enrollment form at home and print it along with the remaining forms necessary for student registration. Once you have completed the online process and printed out the required forms, you will proceed to your campus where the registrar will verify your information and complete the registration process.
Please bring the registration forms and copies of the following documents to the campus:
- a copy of the student's birth certificate
- proof of residency (lease/contract, current utility bill)
- the student's Social Security card
- immunization record or affidavit of conscience exemption
- most recent report card and standardized test results
- withdrawal papers from your child's previous school
- a photo identification of parent/guardian
- legal paperwork (divorce decrees, etc.)
If you have any questions, please contact the campus registrar for assistance.
Parent contact information
To ensure the safety of our students, Leander ISD must be able to contact parents in case of an emergency. Please update your child's information in txConnect, including your phone number, home address, email address and emergency contacts. It is important that your child's campus have your most current contact information. If you are not able to log into txConnect, please contact your campus registrar to assist you. Access txConnect.
|VOLUNTEER APPLICATION RENEWAL FOR
2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR
At the end of the current school year the LISD volunteer system resets. volunteers may activate their applications for the 2016-2017 school year. All volunteers need to renew their application every year, even if they just completed the one for the current school year.
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The Texas Department of Agriculture has some guidelines regarding food at school. Please remember...birthday treats ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE CAFETERIA. If you would like to bring a birthday treat for your students birthday, you must first contact their teacher and arrange a time.
Guidelines at a glance
For more information click on the link below.
Who are WATCH D.O.G.S.
(Dads Of Great Students)?
WATCH D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and other father-figures who volunteer for at least one day each year at an official WATCH D.O.G.S. school. During the day, WATCH D.O.G.S. may read and work on flash cards with kids, play at recess, eat lunch with their child, watch the school entrances and hallways, assist with traffic flow, mentor students, and any other assigned activities where they actively engage with not only their child(ren), but other students as well. Their mere presence offers additional security at the school during the day! On the day of their participation, the participants are given a brief review of their involvement and they wear an official WATCH D.O.G.S. Across America® t-shirt or vest identifying them as WATCH D.O.G.S.
For more information please contact our Top DOG Stephen Schaefer at email@example.com
Also, WATCH D.O.G.S., don't forget to fill out the online volunteer application as soon as possible:
2016-2017 School Supply List
|Friday, October 21, 2016|
|Watch Dog Christopher Congos - 7:45a - 2:45p|
|Monday, October 24, 2016|
|Watch Dog Jason Cagle - 7:45a - 2:45p|
|Tuesday, October 25, 2016|
|Choir Rehearsal - 2:45p - 4:00p|
|Wednesday, October 26, 2016|
|Early Release Day - 12:00p|
|Thursday, October 27, 2016|
|Watch Dog Stephen Schaefer - 7:45a - 2:45p|
|Run Club - 2:45p - 3:30p|
|Friday, October 28, 2016|
|School Mart & Fabulous Friday Announcements - 7:45a - 8:00a|
|Watch Dog Alan Johns - 7:45a - 2:45p|
|Pre-K Family Night - 5:00p - 6:00p|
|PTA Costume Ball - 6:00p - 8:00p|
|Monday, October 31, 2016|
|Watch Dog Javier Loera - 7:45a - 2:45p|
|Field Day - 8:30a - 2:45p|
|Tuesday, November 01, 2016|
|Choir Rehearsal - 2:45p - 4:00p|
|Thursday, November 03, 2016|
|Run Club - 2:45p - 3:30p|
|Bush's Chicken PTA Fundraiser Night - 3:00p - 9:00p|
To view more information about these and other upcoming events, click on the items listed above in the Calendar of Events.