Longview ISD news and events
• Ginia Northcutt to step down from Board of Trustees: https://w3.lisd.org/
After more than a decade of working to improve Longview ISD students’ education, Mrs. Virginia “Ginia” Northcutt will step down from the Board of Trustees when her current term expires in May. As the executive director for Refuge International and with two grandchildren due later this year, Ginia believes it is time for her to step down and let someone else have their chance at helping to shape the district.
On behalf of Lobo Nation, thank you Mrs. Ginia Northcutt for the time and energy that you have so generously devoted to Longview ISD over the years.
• Longview High sets 2023 graduation schedule: https://w3.lisd.org/
Longview High School has released the graduation schedule and guidelines for the Class of 2023! Graduating seniors must attend the graduation rehearsal on Wednesday, May 17th, and Thursday, May 18th, at 9:30 a.m. in the Coliseum. The graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, May 19th, at 7:30 p.m. in Lobo Stadium. Gates will open at 6 p.m.
• Lobo Choir performs at prestigious Carnegie Hall: https://w3.lisd.org/
The Longview High School Lobo Choir has returned home from their historic performance at Carnegie Hall, which saw them instructed by world-renowned conductors in front of an international audience. Lobo Choir performed with five other high school choirs from cities throughout the country. Our students rehearsed and performed under world-renowned conductors Anton Armstrong and Andre Thomas.
• Head Start roundup set for April 13-14: https://w3.lisd.org/
Longview ISD and Region VII Education Service Center are now accepting applications for Early/Head Start for the 2023-24 school year. The application event will be held on April 13-14 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the East Texas Montessori Prep Academy Gym located at 400 N. Eastman Rd. in Longview, TX 75601. Applicants may scan the QR code to complete the Head Start online Pre-Application.
• Round 1 ChooseLISD applications now open: https://w3.lisd.org/
Longview Independent School District has opened ChooseLISD.org for Round 1 applications in the 2023-24 school year.
The ChooseLISD application is mandatory for “Out-of-District” transfers and “Choice” applicants. Students who are attending their “zoned campus” are not required to complete an application in ChooseLISD. Skyward Registration opens for all LISD students on July 17, 2023. For more info: 903-381-2268.
• Families invited to participate in Internet program: https://w3.lisd.org/
In today’s digital age, access to high-speed internet is a necessity, especially for students who require it for online learning. Unfortunately, not all families can afford to pay for internet access, placing their children at a disadvantage. That’s why the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law created the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to provide eligible households with discounts on their internet bills and connected devices.
• Registration is open for Summer Academy: https://w3.lisd.org/
Longview ISD’s Summer Academy is back and better than ever! If you’re looking for a fun and engaging program for your student, look no further than Longview ISD’s Summer Academy! With a focus on accelerated reading and math, STEAM and project-based learning, and a variety of enrichment opportunities and field trips, your student will stay engaged and inspired all summer long.
• District ‘Career Fest’ job fair set for April 22nd: https://w3.lisd.org/
Longview ISD is hosting its annual “Career Fest” job fair from 8 a.m. to noon on April 22 at the Foster Middle School campus, 1504 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. To view our available job postings click here: LISD.org/careers for more information please contact the LISD Human Resources Department at 903-381-2200.