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A Summer to Remember: Lancaster ISD Students Take a Historic Civil Rights Tour

A Summer to Remember: Lancaster ISD Students Take a Historic Civil Rights Tour This summer, students and staff boarded a bus and traveled throughout the South for a 3D history lesson. Students traced the paths of blacks in America from the infamous middle passage to present times.
Lancaster ISD BI60 STEM Camp Students Take a Round Trip Inside Look at Southwest Airlines

Lancaster ISD BI60 STEM Camp Students Take a Round Trip Inside Look at Southwest Airlines Lancaster ISD students in the BI60 STEM Camp visited Southwest Airlines HDQ and Southwest Airlines Dispatch Center which served as a real-time connection to the concepts they are currently learning in the classroom this summer.
Lancaster ISD Announces Its Fourth Annual POWER-UP Back to School Fair on Saturday Aug.16.

Lancaster ISD Announces Its Fourth Annual POWER-UP Back to School Fair on Saturday Aug.16. Mayor Marcus E. Knight of the City of Lancaster and Superintendent Michael D. McFarland of the Lancaster Independent School District are partnering with the Lancaster Outreach Center and the Lancaster Education Foundation to host this day of celebration on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Lancaster High School Coliseum at 200 East Wintergreen Road, Lancaster, Texas 75134. This public event is scheduled to be a one-stop shop, beginning of the school year resource fair and family fun day that provides our community access to uniforms, immunizations, haircuts, vision/dental screenings, and school supplies and jam session with Radio Disney.
Lancaster ISD Back to School Supply Vendor Registration Extended Until August 8!

Lancaster ISD Back to School Supply Vendor Registration Extended Until August 8! Lancaster ISD is proud to welcome vendors to its Back to School Fair and festival for the 2014-15 school year! Please click to sign up today!
Lancaster ISD parents to participate in a Sunday at the Symphony courtesy of Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments will host Lancaster ISD students and their families for a private “Sunday at the Symphony” concert on June 22 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
Region 10 Selects Dr. Michael D. McFarland as Superintendent of the Year

Region 10 Selects Dr. Michael D. McFarland as Superintendent of the Year The Lancaster Independent School District transformation has not gone unnoticed and on Thursday, June 17, the Region 10 Education Service Center confirmed Dr. McFarland as its Regional Superintendent of the Year.
Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Waiver Request

Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Waiver Request Lancaster ISD is requesting a waiver of Absolute Priority 2 for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) cohort 4 program (initial awards made in September 2012), that by the beginning of year 3 of the grant’s project period (SY 2014-15), each participating local educational agency (LEA) must implement the official LEA-wide educator evaluation systems described in the application for all educators within the LEA.
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District Events

RPM - Back to School Festival
Date: 8/23/2014, 10 AM 1 PM
First Day of School for All Students
Date: 8/25/2014, 7:30 AM 4 PM
Location: All LISD Campuses
WME - Open House/Meet the Teacher
Date: 9/8/2014, 6 PM 7 PM
WME - College Go Get It Week
Date: 9/15/2014
WME - College Go Get It Week
Date: 9/16/2014

District Initiatives

Lancaster ISD Supports Lancaster's National Night Out 2013

Lancaster ISD Supports Lancaster's National Night Out 2013 On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, the Lancaster ISD Administration along with its Board of Trustees will join the Lancaster City Council and officials and the Lancaster Police Department in the attendance of all the local National Night Out events from 6-9pm.
Texas Education Agency Selects Lancaster ISD to Participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

Texas Education Agency Selects Lancaster ISD to Participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams invited Lancaster ISD (one of 23 school districts) to participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium, which will help develop innovative, next-generation learning standards, assessments and accountability systems.
Lancaster ISD Selected as Pilot District for Texas College Access Network

Lancaster ISD Selected as Pilot District for Texas College Access Network We are honored to announce that the Lancaster Independent School District has been selected as a participant of the Texas College Access Network (TxCAN) North Texas pilot region by the Texas High School Project (THSP).
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