Come, Watch, Celebrate and Participate! The Lancaster MLK Foundation will mark the life and service of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade and program on January 14 at 11 a.m. The parade will begin at the Lancaster Elsie Robertson STEM Middle School located at 822 Pleasant Run Road. The parade will travel East on Pleasant Run Rd for one mile. Then, move north onto Dallas Avenue and proceed into the Lancaster High School parking lot. Immediately following the parade, there will be a short program in the Lancaster High School Auditorium.
In this issue, we share recent district accomplishments, learning tools, bond progress, upcoming activities and educational programming and much more! As we prepare to enter the second half of the school year, we are excited about the accomplishments of our district and are truly happy about where we are headed. This is our fourth month providing you this informational resource that highlights what's happening in Lancaster ISD and hope that you enjoy what you are reading. We have alot to be proud of and one of our points of pride is to have you engaged as Lancaster ISD parent.
If you've been following our journey, you have had a front row seat to our transformation and progress.
During the last three years, we have received more than 60 Academic Distinctions from the Texas Education Agency and we also received a Superior Achievement Rating on our most recent Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) metric.
Our hard work led to our Board of Trustees being recently named the 2016 Most Outstanding School Board in Texas by the Texas Association of School Administrators and the National School Board of the Year by the National Alliance of Black School Educators.
Overall, 2016 has been an exceptional year for us, our schools continue to perform at high levels, and the district remains as the BEST of the Southwest Dallas County school districts.