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School Picture Day – Sept 5 & 6 in English classes

September 3, 2013


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ALL students will take their school pictures on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6 during their English classes.   Seniors - this photo is for your ID ONLY - it is NOT for the yearbook.   Attention SENIORS: You MUST take your senior portrait with Photo Texas to appear in the yearbook. You ca...

Schedule Changes End this Friday

Schedule Changes End this Friday

September 3, 2013


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See your counselor if you need a schedule change. Remember to have more than one option if you wish to change electives; many classes are full. Make sure you fill out a yellow schedule change request form and turn it in to Ms. Eggleston in the Guidance Office. Counselors are: Ms. Cooper -  Lead...

Retiring Teachers: Words of Wisdom

by Avery and Kaylee

June 3, 2013


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 We would like to thank our very special teachers for all they've done for us! Also, we must say farewell to Coach Fregia and Coach Shapley. Thank you all! Mrs. Pierce   Words of Wisdom: "Evaluate your research sources." Favorite Memory: Mum doctors at homecoming. Mrs. Brashier   Wor...

Get Ahead or Catch Up – Summer School Offers Opportunities for Both

Get Ahead or Catch Up – Summer School Offers Opportunities for Both

May 29, 2013


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School's almost out for summer, but many LISD students will be in class during the vacation to regain credit or to get ahead on credits. Leander ISD will hold two summer school sessions at Vista Ridge High School. Summer Session I will be held from June 17 - July 3 and Summer Session II runs from J...

Ready to walk across the stage? Get your graduation information here!

Ready to walk across the stage? Get your graduation information here!

May 21, 2013


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Done with school and ready to graduate? Here's all the important information you need for graduation. When: Saturday, June 8, 4 pm Where: The Cedar Park Center (2100 Avenue of the Stars, at the intersection of 183A and New Hope Road) There are no tickets, no reserved seating, and no limit to how...

Final Exam Schedule/Exemptions

Final Exam Schedule/Exemptions

by Staff

May 21, 2013


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Thursday, May 30 - Exemption rosters are given to teachers by the end of the day (students cannot sign until the day and time of their final) Friday, May 31 - Seniors begin Finals in 3rd & 4th period, attend 1st & 2nd period Monday, June 3 - Senior Finals continue in 5th & 6th period,...

Project Grad Tug of War Pep Rally set for May 17th

Project Grad Tug of War Pep Rally set for May 17th

May 8, 2013


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Friday May 17th is the Annual Project Grad Tug of War!   You can sign up any day during lunch. Teams of 8 are $20.  The winning team will take on Team Mansfield!!    Sign up!  This will be during a pep rally schedule and tickets to watch are $1.  Don’t want to put a team together but st...

STAAR Testing Schedule May 6 – May 15

STAAR Testing Schedule May 6 – May 15

May 2, 2013


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Room assignments for all STAAR tests are posted in the hallway across from the attendance office. There are tests every day so make sure you know where to report! Remember, you cannot have a cell phone or electronic device on your person at any time during testing! Calculators are provided for you...

Get Schooled Pep Rally – Friday, February 22

Get Schooled Pep Rally – Friday, February 22

February 21, 2013


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Kelly Jordan, host of 93.3 KGSR, will be at the pep rally on Friday, February 22. The reason this celebrity will be gracing us with his presence is because of the Get Schooled Challenge: to promote attendance. LHS did not win the overall challenge, but placed high enough to get a celebrity visit. There...

Cheerleaders offer Second Chance Date Night for Parents

February 13, 2013


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Can't go out on Valentine's day? The Leander Cheerleaders are here to help. The cheer program is hosting a "pajama party" on Friday, Febuary 15th from 6-10 p.m. to give parents a chance to have a romantic evening. There will be games, food, movies, and many other activities your children will love. Cost...

Winter Guard Places First out of Seven

by Siandhara Bonnet, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013


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Winter Guard had their first performance at Hendrickson on Saturday, January 26. The guard placed first out of seven teams. "We have such a high standard because we were state champions last year," Shilo Criswell, sophomore, said. "You just want to live up to all the expectations the directors are...

Exam Schedule and Exemptions – Get the Info Here!

Exam Schedule and Exemptions – Get the Info Here!

by Staff

December 10, 2012


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It's that time of year - semester exam time! That means trying to cram everything into the last week of classes, exam reviews, turning in late work, finishing senior projects, and copious amounts of coffee and energy drinks to make it through all the work yet to be done. The exemption list is currently...

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