It has been such a joy to see students and staff dressed up to promote kindness all week. Seeing everyone in their team’s jerseys yesterday made one thing clear - I am so glad to be a part of Team LISD!
At Monday night's board meeting, the LISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution regarding the lack of increase in per student funding since 2019 by the state of Texas. Read more about that resolution in the Board Bulletin below.
I’ve loved hearing from so many of you that you’ve downloaded the LISD App to stay informed about your student’s assignments, attendance information and more. If you haven’t already, visit your App Store and search for “Lewisville ISD” to download it.
I cover many updates in my video below, including details about the Bond and VATRE election on November 7, the updates to the Texas Education Agency’s school rating system and more, so please watch to stay informed.
There are many more updates throughout my newsletter, so please keep reading. Have a great weekend!
In this video I cover our upcoming Bond & VATRE election, recent legislative updates, information on our Guardian Program and more. Need this in a different language? Read instructions for how to translate.
Sept. 19 | National IT Professional Day
Sept. 26 | HR Professional Appreciation Day
Oct. | National Principal Month
Oct. 2 | School Custodian Appreciation Day
Oct. 6 | Student Early Release
Oct. 6 | Coach Appreciation Day
Oct. 9 | Holiday
Oct. 16 | Board Meeting
Bond + VATRE 2023
The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees recently voted unanimously to include a Bond Election and a Voter Approval Tax Rate Ratification Election (VATRE) on the November 7 ballot. Visit LISDBond.com to learn more about the seven propositions included on the ballot. To find out what projects for your campus are included in the bond proposal, visit LISDbond.com/projects.
If you are part of a group (large or small) or local organization and would like to have an LISD representative host an information session about the upcoming LISD election, contact us at email@example.com to schedule a session.
The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 10, early voting runs from Oct. 23 through Nov. 3, and Election Day is Nov. 7.
Find out more about a bond election by watching the new episode of our UnRapped series below.
Board Meeting Recap
The Board of Trustees met for the regularly scheduled Board Meeting on Monday, Sept. 11.
School resource officers and other first responders in attendance were recognized in honor of Patriot Day, multiple campuses were recognized for being named National PTA Schools of Excellence, and students from Bridlewood Elementary School led the Pledge of Allegiance. Click HERE for the full recap.
Board Resolution | School Funding
At Monday night's board meeting, the LISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution regarding the lack of increase in per student funding since 2019 by the state of Texas. A resolution is a formal approval or disapproval of a specific topic that the Board cannot vote on because it is handled by another jurisdiction. READ MORE.
Board Member Spotlight | Sheila P. Taylor
“I did not know what I did not know,” is a good way to sum up my first year as an LISD Board Trustee. Whew – it was a whirlwind that I am not sure anything could have prepared me for.
Read the latest Board Blog, featuring Sheila P. Taylor, as she reflects on her first year of service in LISD. READ MORE
Lewisville ISD Board Finalizes Single-Member Districts, At-Large Seats
The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees at its August 28 meeting finalized the district’s plan to transition to five single-member districts and two at-large seats beginning in the May 2024 Board election. READ MORE
Get Connected | LISD App
As a reminder, LISD families now have access to our new Lewisville ISD app. The app gives you access to grades, attendance, lunch menus, bus routes, emergency notifications…and more!
2023-24 Fan Behavior Guidelines
Our student athletes are off to a great start this year. Review our Fan Behavior Guidelines before attending athletic events to help us maintain a safe and positive atmosphere!
Tech Tidbit | Available Knowledge Base
The Knowledge Hub (KHub) was developed with the intention of connecting the LISD community to accurate and relevant information to help staff, students and their families succeed in their district roles. Click here to learn more about this resource.
Denton County Appraisal Review Board | Accepting Member Applications
The Taxpayer Liaison Officer at Denton Central Appraisal District (DCAD) is now accepting applications for the Denton County Appraisal Review Board (ARB). The ARB is a board of citizens that determines taxpayer protests of property appraisals made by the Denton CAD.
To read more about role requirements, time commitments and more click HERE.
Recognize SomeONE is live for the 2023-24 school year! This program gives our staff and community members the opportunity to highlight the exceptional work of our staff here at LISD.
Visit LISD.net/Recognize to highlight a staff member today!
We are committed to building positive partnerships between staff and communities with clear communication. As the school year starts, we want to remind families of our LISD Communication Commitments.
This month's commitment is: Engage in ongoing communication with teachers and utilize your campus' tools and resources to stay informed. To view the Communication Flow, click HERE.
Dr. Isela Russell Named Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year Finalist
LEF Awards $103K to Lewisville ISD Teachers
From the beginning, Lewisville Independent School District has committed to ensuring all students are confident, equipped with the knowledge and skills to thrive and adapt for their future. Visit Best Schools in Texas for more information about joining the LISD family. Need this update in a different language? Visit LISD.net/translate.