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  • The Fine Arts mission is to provide resources, continuing education, and support for all the fine arts teachers in every organization in order to provide modern, equitable, and excellent educational experiences to every child in Lubbock ISD, every day.

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  • NAMM

    Lubbock ISD has been honored for the third year in a row with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  

    The Best Communities Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Lubbock ISD answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program, and community music-making programs.


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    The Texas Art Education Association named Lubbock ISD a District of Distinction! 

    The award is given for providing well rounded education that advocates and integrates visual arts curriculum to inspire creativity and reach all different learners.

    Only 20 districts met the high standard and will receive the outstanding honor indicating they are in the top 2 percent of districts in the state. The twenty districts, including Lubbock ISD will be honored at the TAEA Awards ceremony as part of the TAEA Conference on Friday, November 15, 2019. The event will take place at Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, TX.

    Congratulations to the awesome art teachers of Lubbock ISD for their commitment to the visual arts!


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  • The Lubbock ISD Combined Marching Band performed in the 29th Annual 4th on Broadway parade on July 4th, 2019. This year’s band had representatives from Coronado High School, Monterey High School, Lubbock High School and Estacado High School. 

    Parade Photo #2


    Parade Photo


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  • Welcome Photo

    New Teacher Induction for Fine Arts teachers is Monday, August 5th & Tuesday, August 6th at Monterey High School.

    New Teacher Induction Photo



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Staff Spotlight
  • New Fine Arts Art teacher at Evans Middle School, Tyler Humphrey will compete in the American Ninja Warrior finals that will air Monday at 7 p.m. from Oklahoma City. GOOD LUCK TYLER!!!

    Tyler's photo

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  • Congratulations to David Liles, Theatre Director, Hutchinson Middle School! David was the Grand Prize winner of the Teachers on the Rise Award Banquet. $1,000 gift card $200 United Supermarket gift card. You are awesome David! Well deserved!

    David Liles Photo

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  • Congratulations to Kurt Cereske, our new Elementary Music/Choral Coordinator for Lubbock ISD. Kurt is currently a music education PhD candidate at Texas Tech and holds a Masters degree in the same discipline from Michigan State University. Kurt is currently the Kodaly Musicianship Director for the National Children's Chorus as well as the associate conductor and musicianship instructor for the West Texas Children's Chorus. He has numerous Kodaly credentials. He is the outgoing president of the Kodaly Educators of West Texas (KEWT). And while he has spent the majority of his 25+ year career working with K-5 students, Kurt taught two years at Lubbock High Choir as assistant director and continues to be a strong resource for secondary educators. Kurt will work with expert practitioners to help with curriculum rigor and relevancy, collaborate with practitioners in the classroom, and increase the presence and visibility of all music and choral programs. Welcome Kurt!

    Kurt photo

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  • Congratulations to the 2019 Lubbock ISD Fine Arts Teachers of the Year! So excited for Josh Shaw from Coronado High School, Jennie Hsu from Maedgen Elementary, and Liz Brumley from Honey Elementary! These fabulous educators were recognized at a reception this afternoon. 
    Congratulations to finalist Josh Shaw! 

    Fine Arts Teachers of the Year

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  • Congratulations to Nealy Holley, our new Visual Arts Coordinator for Lubbock ISD. Nealy has been an art instructor in Lubbock ISD since 2003. She has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with Distinction. With a major in Visual Communications and Minor in Serigraphy from University of Oklahoma and a Masters of Art Education from Texas Tech University. 
    Nealy will work with expert practitioners to help with curriculum rigor and relevancy, collaborate with practitioners in the classroom, and increase the presence and visibility of the visual arts in the community. Welcome aboard Nealy!

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