Congratulations to Nixon High School senior Jose Quintana for being named the recipient of the KGNS/PEG Energy Scholarship.
The 3rd Annual Plant Facilities and Support Services Recognition Luncheon, hosted by LISD Board President Monica Garcia, was a great success! LISD thanks you for your dedication, hard work, and service to the students, staff, and administrators.
The Gifted and Talented referral window is now open! Students currently enrolled in K-12th may be referred for the GT Program by parents, teachers, counselors, community members, peers, or themselves. *See flyer for more information.*
Laredo ISD and Laredo Police Department held a Parent Informative Session where presenters talked about school safety and security, social media: cyberbullying/online threats, dangers of vaping, accountability, and attendance.
The Laredo Independent School District is releasing students at Kawas, D.D. Hachar, and Daiches Elementary School today, Thursday, September 14, at 2:30 p.m. due to a power outage in the area. AEP expects the power to be repaired within the next several hours. Parents are asked to please pick up their children as soon as possible. LISD Transportation Department has already sent buses for those students who rely on bus transportation. Classes will resume on Friday, September 15, at their regularly scheduled time.
Join Laredo ISD for sips, sweets, and jewels! It's a Kendra Scott Gives Back Party Saturday, September 23, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 7603 San Dario Ave. 20% of proceeds benefit LISD students through the "Coat Them With Love" Project. Shop in store at Kendra Scott and mention LISD or online at kendrascott.com with a special code: GIVEBACK-ETDGP
Reminder: LISD and the City of Laredo Police Department will be hosting a Parent Informative Session today Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the LISD PAC Auditorium (2400 San Bernardo Ave.). Topics of discussion include School Safety and Security, Social Media: Cyberbullying/Online Threats, Dangers of Vaping, Accountability, and Attendance. *See flyer for more information.*
J.C. Martin Elementary hosted Grandparent’s Activity Day last Friday in the school library. Grandparents were invited to spend quality time with their grandchildren. The students and their grandparents enjoyed snack’s while participating in fun activities including coloring and playing lottery.
Let's Show Up Together! Laredo Independent School District and Burger King have partnered for education! Every month at every campus, students with Perfect Attendance will be entered into a raffle for the selection of that month’s Burger King Queen and King for attendance! Each King and Queen will be crowned and will receive a Family Pack which includes two Whopper Meals and two Kid’s Meals.
The Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts held a Patriot Day Commemoration to honor 9-11 responders. VMT student Bella Dancause read a timeline of the events of the 22nd Anniversary of September 11, 2001, Silvia Flores and Maya Lopez read the 9-11 Proclamation by then President George Bush. City of Laredo Police Chief Steve Landin addressed the students, VMT student Mikael Mendez did 10 Chime Rings while Erick Perez and Kamila Lira performed TAPS.
Ryan Elementary School held a Flag Ceremony in memory of the 22nd Anniversary of 9-11 this morning. Students read a timeline of events for the 22nd Anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks. LISD Police Officer Enrique Marks was given the honor of raising the flag to half-staff. Student and staff also waived flags as they sang patriotic songs. First Responders were present with a certificate of appreciation from the school.
Heights Elementary School held a Remembrance Ceremony to honor the 22nd Anniversary of 9-11. Students read a timeline of events for the 22nd Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. A Heights Custodian and cheerleaders was given the honor of raising the flag to half staff. Student and staff also sang patriotic songs and waved us flags.
LISD and the City of Laredo Police Department will be hosting a Parent Informative Session on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the LISD PAC Auditorium (2400 San Bernardo Ave.). Topics of discussion include School Safety and Security, Social Media: Cyberbullying/Online Threats, Dangers of Vaping, Accountability, and Attendance. *See flyer for more information.*
Gallego Elementary School held a Grandparents Day Breakfast this morning. Grandparents spent quality time with their grandchildren during breakfast The students and their grandparents also participated in fun activities including coloring in the schools, cafeteria, and library.
Sanchez-Ochoa Elementary School held an open house for grandparents in celebration on Grandparents Day. Grandparents spend time this morning enjoying snacks and coloring with their grandchildren in the school cafeteria.
In observance of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month LISD would like to honor every LISD student battling Cancer. Alizza Resendez 4th grader at J.C. Martin Elementary School #AlizzaSTRONG
As part of Toro Automotive's school club donation initiative #TorollyEducated, the Martin High School Lady Tigers Basketball Team received a generous donation. The Mighty Tigers thanks you for the support!
Join the Nixon High School Cheer Team at their Half-Time Spirit Extravaganza! *See flyer for more information.*
Laredo Independent School District proclaimed September as Attendance Awareness Month during a ceremony on Monday morning. The proclamation was conducted in the foyer of the LISD Performing Arts Complex Auditorium. Students, campus principals, assistant principals, attendance officers, and administrators filled the foyer in support of daily student attendance. LISD Board of Trustees Vice President Rick Garza and Superintendent Dr. Sylvia G. Rios took turns reading the proclamation.
United States Military Academy at West Point representative Lieutenant Hanson visited Garcia Early College, Cigarroa, Martin, and Nixon High School juniors and seniors. Students listened to an informative presentation by Lt. Hanson on career possibilities after high school.