Q& A at the Panther Community Forum
How are parents notified about students that are held back in Summer school? The counselor will have a discussion with the parents after summer school.
Is it possible to have more lighting at LMS gym area? It will require tearing up the parking lot to run more poles. The request is noted and maintenance will survey the area for alternative lighting.
Is handicapped parking available at the stadium? Yes, and is required by law.
Is it possible to have letterman jackets for LHS Choir students funded? The choir chooses what fundraisers and items to pay for like jackets. Please let the choir director know your concerns.
What percentage of LHS graduation class of 2014 moved to a higher level of education after graduation?98%
Is it possible to have Spanish taught at all grade levels, specifically elementary? Not currently, but Spanish clubs are available at most campuses. Our dual language program is available beginning in Kindergarten at Burley Elementary.
What is the designated amount of time students have for lunch at Hackney Primary? The same as other campuses, 25 minutes.
Is there a way to assist with traffic flow at Hackney Primary? The transportation department will look at rerouting the traffic with the assistance of the city.
Is it possible to have more marketing and communication regarding the Lufkin ISD Dual language program? Yes, the teachers and directors will have a more concerted effort to market internally about the dual language program.
Is it possible to provide more field trips for Dual Language students, specifically 5th grade? Those are required to be funded by parents or fundraisers.
Is it possible to provide more organized traffic flow supervision during drop-off and pick-up at LHS?
Mark Smith, Principal of Lufkin High School, made it known that there are plans in the works to help with this issue.
Do you foresee covering tuition costs for Dual credit courses at LHS? Not at this time. There are many students in the dual credit and to pay all would be impossible at this time.