Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 March 2011 13:13 )
March 3, 2011 - A Leonard Junior High Beta Club member reads to the children attending a Storytelling Time on Feb. 22 sponsored by LJH and the Leonard Public Library, and made possible by the Rural Technology Grant awarded to Leonard ISD recently. - Photo courtesy of Heather Sumrow
March 3, 2011 - All campuses in Leonard ISD will be celebrating Texas Public Schools Week by inviting parents, students and the community to visit the campuses on Tuesday evening, March 8. In addition, a Title I and AEIS Meeting will be held at each campus during this time. The junior high campus will also host a Stew Supper from 5-7 p.m. in the high school cafetorium. Below are the times each campus will have their Open House along with the time of the meetings.
Feb. 24, 2011 - With the highest enrollment for Leonard ISD standing at 912 students, the school board convened on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in a short but very beneficial meeting. After executive session a motion was made to extend the contracts of Brad Maxwell as Leonard elementary principal, Brandi Savage as intermediate principal, Heather Sumrow as junior high principal, Brad Connelly as high school principal and Shane Fletcher as athletic director for the school district until June 2013.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:59 )
Feb. 24, 2011 - As expected, the Lady Tiger powerlifting team will have a strong representation this weekend at the girl's regional powerlifting meet, scheduled for Saturday at Leonard High School. Seniors Cadi Grantland and Latiesha Buckley, junior April Jones and freshman Rebekah Feagan will compete in their respective weight classes in the upcoming meet for a chance to move on to the state competition March 18-19 in Corpus Christi.
Feb. 24, 2011 - Leonard ISD has been informed by the Texas Education Agency that the district is to ensure every effort is made to make-up the bad weather days that have been missed. Because of this ruling, April 22, May 6, and May 30 (which is Memorial Day) will now be regular school days. The Tier I schedule is now extended through Monday, May 23, with Tier II beginning on Tuesday, May 24, and ending on Friday, June 3.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:46 )
Feb. 24, 2011 - In an edge-of-your-seat, nail-biter of a game Saturday, the Leonard Tigers played their hearts out in a third place district tie-breakeragainst a team they had already defeated in regular season twice - Rivercrest. If the schools had decided at their district meeting to go by head-to-head competition during regular play to determine tie-breakers, Leonard would've been in the play-offs automatically.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:29 )
Freshman Justin Bennett carded a 95 in his first ever varsity tournament Monday to lead the Leonard Tigers in their 2011 golf debut among several larger schools at Tanglewood Country Club in Pottsboro.
Sophomore Brad Dills added an even 100 in his first varsity event, followed by junior Cory Martin at 107. Sophomores Mitchell Vines and Storm Taylor wrapped up the Tiger effort with scores of 118 and 121, respectively.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:25 )
Feb. 24, 2011 - On Saturday, Feb. 19, ten students from the Leonard High School Band competed in the UIL Region 25 Solo & Ensemble Competition at Prosper High School. The students have been working on preparing their music since early December and the hard work has definitely paid off.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:23 )
Feb. 24, 2011 - Leonard Elementary Star Students for the week of Feb. 14 - 18 were (from left) Shelby Mendez, Justin Patterson, Brooke Perry, Michael Connelly and Tanner Grady. Not pictured - Maison Jackson. - Photo courtesy of Tracy Howell
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:15 )
Feb. 24, 2011 - Leonard High School classes recently voted for their class favorite nominatees, and the results are below, listed by division and in order of class (seniors to freshman).
Mr. and Mrs. LHS
Christian Lyday and Kasey Chennault; Cody Atchley and Taylor Conti; Max Scoggins and Kacie McCarley; Austin Lewis and Alexandra Schiegg
Most Handsome and Beautiful
Jacob Allen and Cheyenne Smith; Matthew Weaver and Alex Brooks; Blake Hicks and Taylor Wismer; Ty McKinney and Mariah Lang