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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Updated January 29, 2015 4:41 PM
The Llano High School Band and Llano Junior High School Band recently entered students to compete in the Region Band Auditions. The high school auditions were held on December 6th in Tolar with 14 students selected to perform with the All-Region Band. These students rehearsed and performed with the ATSSB Region 7 Honor Band at Tarleton State University on January 16th and 17th.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
The Llano Meats Team recently competed at the Western National 4-H Roundup in Denver, Colorado bringing home the title of Champion Team. The contest was held at the JBS and Pilgrim’s Pride Headquarters in Greeley, Colorado. Team members include Julianna Ball, Kathryn Cunningham, David Forrister, and David Meier. Individually, Kathryn was 1st high individual, Julianna was 3rd high individual, David F.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
When you think of school cafeterias you think “feed the kids.” That is how naïve I was when I walked in the cafeteria many years ago. The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program that provides lunches to more than 3 million Texas children in school and residential child care institutions. The NSLP serves nutritious, low-cost or free lunches to students in public and non-profit private schools in Texas.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
I started a blog recently. I know that your next question is going to be, “Why did you start one?” Well, I definitely didn’t start it because I have an overwhelming urge to share. Actually, communication of my thoughts to the world is not something that I am ever going to be completely comfortable doing.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
January is School Board Recognition Month and Llano ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. Even though we are making a special effort in January to show appreciation to our board members, we realize their many contributions reflect a year-round commitment.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 19, 2014
As Christmas approaches, many of us are busy bustling about buying presents, decorating trees, and planning our holiday meals. We may even be planning to go “over the river and thru the woods” to grandmother’s house for a visit! Have you ever planned for a trip and then the destination changed?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
Students at Llano Elementary School are striving hard to master reading by practicing daily! Accelerated Reader quizzes are taken over the books they read making sure comprehension is achieved. Classroom teachers in 1st - 5th grades are rewarding their students with a small “prize” at the end of each six weeks.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
The LHS Counselors Terrie Smarr and Nita Fields have felt truly blessed to work with the students at Llano High School this fall. We have shared some unique experiences with them and provided them with ongoing support to reach their full academic potential here and beyond. The counselors have been busy with the activities listed below. House Bill 5 has redefined the meaning of college to include ANY postsecondary training, with less emphasis placed on the traditional four-year college route an ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted December 3, 2014
On Monday, Nov. 17, Coach Aidan Callahan, Cross Country coach for Llano ISD recognized this year’s regional qualifiers. Girls Heather Shafer and Elainia Keeney as well as the Boy’s Team, consisting of Jason Gann, Dane Black, Grayson Freeman, Cole Polley, Andy Wright, Jack Maner, and Danny Hansen. Project Manager Dean Sharp updated the board on the status of the 2013 and 2013 Bond Programs.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014 • Photos
Last weekend, Llano HS FCCLA went Trick or Treating in town but instead of collecting candy, they asked for canned food items for our local food pantry.  The students were able to collect and donate 510 items to the Llano Food Pantry in preparation for the holidays. Last week during Red Ribbon Week, these students collected coins in a “Drug Free Makes Cents” campaign.  The students are donating the money they collected to HOPE Haus, a sober living women’s transitional home here in tow ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Fall is upon us, weather is changing, and it is hard for me to believe that we are already in the month of November and quickly approaching the holiday season. The fall semester is soon coming to an end. It has been a busy few months and November brings us the opportunity to take time to reflect on what we are thankful for.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
The Llano Special Olympians competed in a 3 day Area 13 Bowling Competition with over 1300 athletes in Austin, Texas on November 7-9, 2014. Llano was well represented with 10 students participating in every age group. The athletes trained for 2 months beginning in September. This year the Yellow Jacket team took home 1 Gold medal from Jima Johanson.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
The new school year has just begun for the students at Llano ISD, but in the business office, one of our big focuses is the 2013-2014 fiscal year which just ended August 31. For the next month, the business office will be reviewing the past year’s accounting records in anticipation of our outside auditors arriving.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Local businesses and anonymous community members have graciously donated funds to spotlight students on the A Honor Roll at Llano Junior High. Each six weeks Llano National Bank and an anonymous community sponsor award two boys and two girls from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade A Honor Roll list with a crisp $50 bill.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
We are off to a terrific start at Llano Elementary! Our campus has around 380 students who have settled in and are doing a great job! Recently, an open house was held allowing parents to visit their students’ classrooms and learn more about what their school day would be like.