Education Matters by Brad Lancaster, Ed.D.
It is difficult to fathom that we are just about finished with the first half of the 2018-2019 school year. Cooler temperatures are upon us and the holidays are just around the corner. Already, it has been a busy year and we have much to celebrate. However, the second half of the school year is fast approaching, and there is much to do that will impact our staff, students and families. (Click title to read entire article.)
On August 15, more than 10,600 students pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade arrived at ‘The Destination District’ for the 2018-2019 school year. Setting aside the challenges that are typical of any new school year, we have had a wonderful start. Already, great things are happening across our district in academics, fine arts and athletics. However, unlike at other time during my tenure as Superintendent of Schools of the Lake Travis Independent School District, student wellness and safety have become top priorities for our school board and the administration. (Click title to read entire article.)
On Wednesday, August 15, nearly 11,000 students age pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade are expected to arrive at our front doors, marking the start of the 2018-2019 school year. The beginning of a new school year is an exciting time because of the energy our students, staff, parents and community members bring to it—and all the possibilities that working together in the best interest of students provides. (Click title to read entire article.)