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  • MST teacher Stacy Menifee was surprised in her classroom with news that she had won the Fujitsu Trailblazer Award for innovative use of technology in the classroom.
  • Berkner robotics teams earned top finishes at the TSA state robotics competition, taking two of the three available high school national qualifying spots.
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Lisa Baker, Northlake Elementary
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Jeff Brown, Lake Highlands High School
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Marion Figueroa, Moss Haven Elementary
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Stephanie Miller, Skyview Elementary
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Cari Nasrallah, Terrace Elementary
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Carisa Niemeyer, Forest Meadow Junior High
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Omar Pastrana, West Junior High
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Ashley Scott, White Rock Elementary
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Meg Shull, Bowie Elementary
  • 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Tony Strohmeyer, Richardson High School
  • Congratulations to the West Junior High Robotics team for finishing as state runner up at the Texas VEX State Championship in Greenville, winning the 2015 Texas VEX Robotics Design Award.  The team is now one of just four middle schools in Texas to qualify for the VEX World Championship in April.
MST teacher Stacy Menifee was surprised in her classroom with news that she had won the Fujitsu Trailblazer Award for innovative use of technology in the classroom.1 Berkner robotics teams earned top finishes at the TSA state robotics competition, taking two of the three available high school national qualifying spots.2 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Lisa Baker, Northlake Elementary3 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Jeff Brown, Lake Highlands High School4 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Marion Figueroa, Moss Haven Elementary5 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Stephanie Miller, Skyview Elementary6 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Cari Nasrallah, Terrace Elementary7 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Carisa Niemeyer, Forest Meadow Junior High8 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Omar Pastrana, West Junior High 9 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Ashley Scott, White Rock Elementary10 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Meg Shull, Bowie Elementary11 2014-15 STARS Teacher – Tony Strohmeyer, Richardson High School12 13 Congratulations to the West Junior High Robotics team for finishing as state runner up at the Texas VEX State Championship in Greenville, winning the 2015 Texas VEX Robotics Design Award.  The team is now one of just four middle schools in Texas to qualify for the VEX World Championship in April.14 15
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Freshman Center Will Continue to Serve Ninth Grade, Become Part of LHHS 4/2/15
After months of study and reflection on community input, Richardson ISD has created a plan to combine the Lake Highlands Freshman Center and Lake Highlands High School under the LHHS name. Freshmen will continue to be served at LHFC. The District will seek approval from the Texas Education Agency in fall 2015 to combine the schools.

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Trustee Election Cancelled 
The May Board of Trustees election has been cancelled as none of the three places on the ballot are contested. Board president Kim Caston is running unopposed for re-election in Place 2, while Eron Linn and Jean Bono are running unopposed in Places 5 and 1, respectively.

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Top Rating Earned for Financial Transparency 3/17/15
RISD has again earned the highest possible rating from the Texas Comptroller for financial transparency after receiving Platinum Leadership Circle recognition. The state program seeks to recognize public entities such as local governments and school districts that are committed to financial transparency by making a wide range of information easily available and accessible to the public. 2015 marks the fifth consecutive year that RISD has earned the highest level of recognition available.

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Snow Makeup Days 
Per RISD's 2014-15 Student Academic Calendar, the two snow makeup days will be Friday, April 3 and Friday, June 5. RISD will be submitting a waiver to TEA so students will not have to make up the third instructional day missed this year due to inclement weather.

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