Lancaster ISD announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.
This is the third year for this grandiose welcome and the first year that the Texas Education Agency Commissioner, Michael Williams joined the team of county, city, and state volunteers who lined the red carpets at all of the campuses entrances to personally welcome students and their parents to the start of the new school year.
For three years in a row, Lancaster ISD has invited state, city and community leaders and partners to join district and campus staff in greeting children on the first day of school as the students walk the red carpet prior to entering the school. This year, the Texas commissioner of Education Michael Williams has confirmed his participation.
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In honor of National School Attendance Month, Lancaster ISD wants to share these tips with parents to minimize the chances of your children missing attendance points.
On August 15 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the Honorable Mayor Marcus E. Knight of the City of Lancaster and Superintendent Dr. Michael D. McFarland of the Lancaster Independent School District will partner with the Lancaster Education Foundation and the Chamber of Commerce to host a family-fun day full of information, contests, games and activities for everyone.
The Class of 2015 received more than $6.8 million dollars in scholarships and grants and is the largest class to graduate in the history of the school.