Mackenzie Middle School kicked off their morning with a sweet treat - donuts with grown ups!
Hey, Lubbock ISD families! 👋
Progress reports are ready to go, so be on the lookout for those being sent home today! You can also view them online at www.LubbockISD.org
We have two new roles in Lubbock ISD filled with two familiar faces!
Congratulations to Christopher Lopez, who will take on a new role as the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning for Elementary, and to Robin Fulbright who was named the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning for Secondary.
Please help us welcome Dr. Dewayne Wilkins to the Lubbock ISD family!
Dr. Wilkins was named our new Chief Financial Officer at this morning's board meeting. We are excited to see the great work he'll do in our district!
Your voice matters - our 2024 Lubbock ISD Family Engagement Survey is now open! For just 10 minutes of your time, you’re providing valuable, confidential feedback to direct dialogue and strategies for the future of the district.
and use your child’s student ID number to access the survey.
The Lubbock ISD School Support and Special Services Department is hosting a transition fair in the Coronado HS cafeteria on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. for all students and families receiving special education services. In addition to connecting with community members to learn more about services and community resources for their students, families can enjoy food, door prizes, and student artwork!
Dinner will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Student artwork will be displayed, and attendees can vote on their favorite pieces. Door prizes will also be given out.
Hi, Lubbock ISD families! 👋
Here's a friendly reminder that there is no school on Monday (2/19) and Tuesday (2/20). We'll see everyone back in class on Wednesday, Feb. 21!
We are grateful for the dedication that our resource officers provide to our students and staff each day. Thank you!
This week, students from Lubbock High School’s Family Consumer Science program had the opportunity to test their soft skills by participating in mock interviews. The mock hiring panels were comprised of community members and Lubbock ISD staff, who represented various professions such as psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, assistant designer at Coco Chanel, and a leadership role at a Montessori school.
Cookie bouquets in progress...
Lubbock ISD classes are on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Monday, February 12, due to the increased possibility of icy conditions impacting travel to school and work. School start times will be adjusted as follows: elementary schools will begin at 9:45 a.m., middle schools will begin at 10:20 a.m., and high schools will begin at 10:15 a.m. Buses will run on a two-hour delay schedule. There will be no classes tomorrow at the Byron Martin ATC or the Agri-STEM Complex.
Weather conditions will continue to be monitored, and we will provide additional communication tomorrow morning no later than 7 a.m. if there are any changes.
Please stay safe and warm!
We hope our Lubbock ISD family is staying safe and warm on this snowy Sunday! This is a friendly reminder about how we communicate weather delays or cancellations. We share information by using:
1. Our social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and X).
2. Our website (www.LubbockISD.org
3. Our district notification system (phone call, text message, email, and app push notification).
4. Our district television station (Lubbock ISD-TV).
5. Our local media outlets
You can find more information about how we make these decisions and when we communicate about them at our weather information page at www.LubbockISD.org/weather
Thank you, TXU Energy, for your incredibly generous contribution to STEM programs throughout the district. This donation is a testament to your commitment to fostering innovation and providing opportunities for future generations. We are grateful for your support and the positive impact it will have on our community.
Help us congratulate our 2️⃣5️⃣ student-athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent this week to further their academic and athletic careers! 👏👏👏
🐲 Happy Lunar New Year from Lubbock ISD! 🐲
Last week, students around the district were excited to learn about the cultural significance of Lunar New Year by coming together to learn how to make handmade dumplings, the history behind the holiday, and prepare special events to celebrate together.
Congratulations to our Lubbock ISD spelling bee winner Cierra Villarreal from Honey Elementary School and runner up Deep Shrestha from Hardwick Elementary School! Cierra advances to represent Lubbock ISD at the regional spelling bee this spring. We're proud of ALL of our spellers who got up early this morning to compete!
🏈 New beginnings for Coronado football 🏈
Help us welcome new head coach Andrew Roy to the helm! He's a familiar face from 34th Street and is ready to do some big things for the Mustangs!
The 8th Community Partnership Forum was an outstanding way to recognize the efforts of our incredible Partners in Education! We extend our heartfelt thanks to the amazing partners who share our vision and work towards improving the lives of our students every day!
It was a great start to the morning at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center for our attendees to hear Dr. Kathy Rollo's State of the District presentation, interact with our student ambassadors, enjoy the delightful music of Coronado High School's Jazz Band, and be cheered on by the cheerleaders from all five of our high schools.
We are grateful to the Lubbock Professional Fire Fighters Association, Kingdom Come Ministries, and Chris Carpenter for being awarded the Business Partner of the Year, Community Organization Partner of the Year, and Individual Partner, respectively.
We also want to give a special shout-out to our sponsors - Teinert Construction, Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc., and the Lubbock ISD Foundation for Excellence, and express our gratitude to Scott Milder for delivering a speech that resonated with everyone.
This week is National School Counseling Week! 🎉
Please join us as we thank and recognize the impact that our school counselors have in helping our students!
We celebrated three teachers who won the Mrs. Baird’s Teacher on the Rise awards this week. Congratulations to Talkington School for Young Women Leaders teacher Corey Butler, Ramirez Elementary School teacher Veronica Vasquez, and Irons Middle School teacher Leslie Hulsey. They are all passionate educators whose students recognize and appreciate their hard work every day.
If you want to recognize your student’s teacher, please visit mrsbteacher.com.