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For many people, it might take many years to decide their life’s calling – their true, un-abiding passion. In the case of Vincent Walford, he knew what he wanted to do in the future when he was in high school. …
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by Art Young After talk-show host, Drew Barrymore introduced her viewers to the story of the “Good Deed” Grocery Store that opened in the Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, Principal Charde Mockery of DeLay Middle School in the …
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Finish Line Near for the New LISD Outdoor Learning Area Did you know Lewisville ISD has 84 acres of land dedicated to environmental learning? In 1995, the U.S. Department of Education supplied LISD with the land, located off of State …
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Araceli Castillo, 2015 graduate of LHS, was awarded the Doug Killough Honorary Scholarship through the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation’sscholarship program. “Honestly, the scholarship helped me appreciate everything I have. Thanks to the support of LEF and LISD, I was able …
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Earlier this year, when discussing ways to showcase the great student learning experiences Lewisville ISD has to offer families, the district toyed around with the idea of a podcast. Well, that idea will soon become a reality. “Although it may …
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Lewisville ISD is excited to expand our INCubatoredu entrepreneurship program to The Colony High School in the Fall. INCubatoredu has been at Lewisville High School for three years now and we have seen great success with students starting businesses while …
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by April Cunningham When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closures of schools across the state and nation, including Lewisville ISD last March, there were many unknowns. School districts pivoted to remote learning, not knowing if it would be temporary or …
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by April Cunningham Hebron High School, which officially opened its doors in 1999, is thrilled to announce its inaugural Hall of Fame class. This first class celebrates distinguished former Hawks, both students, and staff, who represent the heart and pride …
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If I had a student that was looking to start school, I would choose LISD for two reasons: safety and consistency. I had such a good experience in LISD schools that I brought my children into LISD schools. This district …
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When I think of Lewisville Independent School district, the first thing that comes to mind is the opportunity. The opportunity to excel. The opportunity to face adversity. The opportunity to put yourself out there in ways that you may not …
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From teachers to technology to the curriculum to the wide diversity that you get in LISD you just can’t beat it One of the best attributes that LISD gave me was having a good environment having good teachers that …
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For the most part, Abhijay Kodali is a typical 12-year-old. Like many North Texas preteens, he enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks, his favorite teams, play. Kodali also likes playing video games, hanging with his dog Zeus and reading Harry Potter and Percy Jackson books in his spare time. But, the past two years, Kodali found himself catapulted into the national spotlight for his ability to spell – very, very well.
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In just its second year, the Lewisville Independent School District’s STEM Academy, currently located at Donald Elementary, Polser Elementary and Valley Ridge Elementary, is already changing young lives. When searched on Google, the acronym “STEM” – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – has more than one billion, two hundred million online references.
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Polser Elementary staff and students cut the ribbon for the new STEM Academy. Lewisville ISD STEM Academy at Polser Elementary celebrated its opening as a STEM Academy with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.
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Life comes full circle for former high school football star. It was December 14, 1996 in Waco, Texas at Floyd Casey Stadium. The Lewisville High School Fighting Farmers had just captured their second football state championship in four years, defeating Converse Judson, a San Antonio area powerhouse, 58-34.
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School district’s offerings change student’s career dreams. These days educational expectations tend to follow a certain route: preschool, elementary, middle school, high school and then college.
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One of the biggest decisions a parent will ever make is choosing the right school for their child. A plethora of questions often run through a parent’s mind… Are the academics good? What are the teachers like? How about the administration? What are the students like? Does the school offer the extracurricular program we’re looking for?
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Returning to one’s home is a literary theme that has been used for thousands of years. In the 8th century, Greek poet Homer wrote about the arduous return of Odysseus to his wife Penelope and son Telemachus after being gone for more than 20 years. Because of this story, the English word “odyssey” has come to refer to an epic voyage. While perhaps not on the scale of “The Odyssey,” the trip back “home” by three women to the school district where they once studied has been equally epic.
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Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and all of the other entrepreneurial legends have a sense of what 22 students of Lewisville High School were feeling on “Pitch Night 2019.” Sure, there was excitement, fueled by adrenaline and passion. However, there was also a laser-like focus and calm that can only come from the complete and utter confidence that results from relentless preparation. The five teams had done the work and it was now time to bring home the bacon!
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