Texarkana, TX 85° Mon H 85° L 71° Tue H 81° L 70° Wed H 87° L 73° Weather Sponsored By:

L-EISD board approves 2019-20 district calendar

L-EISD board approves 2019-20 district calendar

February 15th, 2019 by Jennifer Middleton in Texarkana News

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved the 2019-20 district calendar during their regular meeting Thursday.

Superintendent Ronnie Thompson said it was similar to that of other area districts.

"It has been through the process of being vetted through the district leadership team," he said. "First it went out to staff and they had a couple of different options and they voted on it. We are looking at a calendar that is very similar to this year and I think everybody's happy with that calendar. Most of the districts around say they are adopting the L-E calendar."

Thompson also gave the January enrollment report and said they ended the month of January with 2.473 students, which is down 25 students from the previous year.

District Business Manager Susie Byrd gave January's enrollment report and said the district ended the month with $10 million in cash and investment and that they have have collected $14.1 million in revenue and $5.3 million of that is tax payments.

In other business, L-E High School Principal Kendrick Smith spoke to the board about three students who wish to graduate early to pursue their college careers. He said if the measure was approved, the students would graduate with the class of 2020.

"We're really happy to know we have students who are taking that to the next level," Board President James Keeton said after the resolution was unanimously approved. "We call them pacesetters."

The next regular meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., March 14 in the Board Room 2901 Leopard Drive, Texarkana, Texas.

Getting Started/Comments Policy

Getting started

  1. 1. If you frequently comment on news websites then you may already have a Disqus account. If so, click the "Login" button at the top right of the comment widget and choose whether you'd rather log in with Facebook, Twitter, Google, or a Disqus account.
  2. 2. If you've forgotten your password, Disqus will email you a link that will allow you to create a new one. Easy!
  3. 3. If you're not a member yet, Disqus will go ahead and register you. It's seamless and takes about 10 seconds.
  4. 4. To register, either go through the login process or just click in the box that says "join the discussion," type your comment, and either choose a social media platform to log you in or create a Disqus account with your email address.
  5. 5. If you use Twitter, Facebook or Google to log in, you will need to stay logged into that platform in order to comment. If you create a Disqus account instead, you'll need to remember your Disqus password. Either way, you can change your display name if you'd rather not show off your real name.
  6. 6. Don't be a huge jerk or do anything illegal, and you'll be fine.

Texarkana Gazette Comments Policy

The Texarkana Gazette web sites include interactive areas in which users can express opinions and share ideas and information. We cannot and do not monitor all of the material submitted to the website. Additionally, we do not control, and are not responsible for, content submitted by users. By using the web sites, you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of the Gazette web sites and any content on the Gazette web sites, including, but not limited to, whether you should rely on such content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that we shall have the right (but not the obligation) to review any content that you have submitted to the Gazette, and to reject, delete, disable, or remove any content that we determine, in our sole discretion, (a) does not comply with the terms and conditions of this agreement; (b) might violate any law, infringe upon the rights of third parties, or subject us to liability for any reason; or (c) might adversely affect our public image, reputation or goodwill. Moreover, we reserve the right to reject, delete, disable, or remove any content at any time, for the reasons set forth above, for any other reason, or for no reason. If you believe that any content on any of the Gazette web sites infringes upon any copyrights that you own, please contact us pursuant to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Title 17 U.S.C. § 512) at the following address:

Copyright Agent
The Texarkana Gazette
15 Pine Street
Texarkana, TX 75501
Phone: 903-794-3311
Email: webeditor@texarkanagazette.com