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To-Do List: Your guide to activities in Cedar Park and Leander May-June 2019  Community Impact Newspaper

Here is your guide to activities in Cedar Park and Leander at the end of May and beginning of June. Live music and library events can be found at the end of the ...



Leander High School Senior Earns Pilot License  Patch.com

Leander HS Senior Earns Pilot License - Cedar Park-Leander, TX - Rebekah Hui was one of just 120 Air Force ROTC cadets worldwide chosen for the flight ...



Leander ISD Students, Educators Meet With Legislators  Patch.com

Leander ISD Students, Educators Met With Lawmakers - Cedar Park-Leander, TX - Much was accomplished during 'PTA Rally Day' at Texas Capitol, including ...



LISD will accept transfer requests to 25 schools for 2019-20  Hillcountrynews

Parents of Leander ISD students wishing to transfer their child to a different campus will be able to apply for transfers for a limited number of campuses ...



LISD considering another attendance zone option  Hillcountrynews

Another attendance rezoning option cleared a milestone at the April 4 Leander ISD board meeting, with Scenario D being approved for presentation at a pair of ...



District 15-6A Softball Playoffs: South County Round 1 Roundup - UPDATE  Woodlands Online

Updates on The Woodlands and Oak Ridge softball first round playoff games.



Leander football coach Tim Smith resigns - Sports  Austin American-Statesman

After four seasons, Tim Smith has resigned as the head football coach and athletic coordinator at Leander High School according to a Leander school district ...



5 things to do in Leander and Cedar Park the weekend of Nov. 16-18  Community Impact Newspaper

Nov 15, 2018: Friday-Saturday 1. Bands perform at Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co. The Reen will perform on Friday, and J Wagner will perform on ...



Leander, Round Rock HS students among CTE award recipients  Hillcountrynews

Erin Arias of Leander High School and Mary Iliukevich of Round Rock High School were among the 10 students selected to receive a Career and Technical ...



Kris Price named Leander football coach  Hillcountrynews

Kris Price walked into Leander High School the same day he was to be introduced as the next head football coach and was encouraged by what he saw.



LISD bands win big  Hillcountrynews

Leander ISD's bands continue to excel, with Vista Ridge winning first place in the UIL 6A Marching Band contest Several of Leander ISD's high school marching ...



New football coaches named at Leander, Johnson high schools  Austin American-Statesman

Kristopher Price, who has been the defensive coordinator at Keller for the past five years, has been hired as head football coach and athletics coordinator at ...



Red-hot Leander softball team races past McNeil  Austin American-Statesman

Addy Potter drove in four runs on a pair of hits, including a home run, as Leander moved into playoff contention with a 12-1 win over McNeil in District 13-6A ...



Leander’s ‘Millie’ taps to the top of Austin high school musical awards  austin360

It was an evening of fabulous production numbers, crisp, (mostly) short speeches, and ecstatic responses during the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre ...



9 things to do in Leander and Cedar Park this weekend, April 5-7  Community Impact Newspaper

Congregation Shir Ami hosts 'Joy of Aging Shabbat' in Cedar Park During the congregation's regular Shabbat Eve *service* before the Sabbath, elders are ...



Where To Vote For Nov. 6, 2018, Election In Cedar Park, Leander  Patch.com

Where To Vote In Cedar Park, Leander - Cedar Park-Leander, TX - The upcoming elections will be among the most consequential in recent memory, and ...



Meet the Simpsons: Husband and wife principals of Leander, Rouse high schools share their stories  Community Impact Newspaper

Sep 20, 2017: Husband and wife Chris and Christine Simpson both serve as high school principals in Leander ISD. Chris is the new principal of Leander High ...



Things to do in Leander and Cedar Park through the rest of March and early April  Community Impact Newspaper

Whitestone Brewery is hosting its Craft and Draft Pop Up Market, where patrons can shop local vendors, listen to live music and enjoy a happy hour. 1-6 p.m. ...



Six seeking seats on Leander City Council include one incumbent  Austin American-Statesman

Six people are competing for three places on the Leander City Council, including five who have never before run for public office.Laura Lantrip, a 65-year-old ...



Jan 24 | Broadway Musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" | Cedar Park-Leander, TX  Patch.com

Thursday January 24 2019: Leander High School's Fine Arts Department will be presenting the Broadway comedy musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie,...



Things to do in Leander and Cedar Park from December to January  Community Impact Newspaper

Updated Jan. 6 at 2:30 p.m. to reflect the updated cost of the Jan. 12 chili cook-off event. Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and ...



Harken: The Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards are on the way  austin360

The awards show that changed the fortunes of the Long Center for the Performing Arts returns to April 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Greater Austin High School Musical ...



5 things to do in Leander and Cedar Park this weekend, Nov. 8-11  Community Impact Newspaper

1. Annual Mistletoe Market sets up shop. The 33rd annual Christmas boutique located in the historic Walker House features handcrafted gifts and holiday ...



LISD offering free summer breakfast and lunch programs  Hillcountrynews

Children ages 18 and younger can eat breakfast and lunch for free at five locations this summer. Leander ISD, in partnership with the Texas Department of ...



Calendar of Cedar Park and Leander events in late October and early November  Community Impact Newspaper

Updated Oct. 17 at 5:42 p.m. to remove Jon Ric Austin's “Pretty in Pink” event scheduled for Oct. 20, which was cancelled due to the weather. Updated Oct. 19 at ...



Alternate suspect in Greg Kelley case sentenced in unrelated charges  Austin American-Statesman

A man who authorities deemed an "alternative suspect" in a case that led to the child sexual assault conviction of former Leander high school football player ...



Make it Grande: Former LHS student makes music for Ariana Grande  Hillcountrynews

Brian Malik Baptiste, known just as “Malik,” is a 2014 graduate of Leander High School and a budding musician known for his proficient sound layering ability.



Pair of prom queens crowned at Leander High School  Hillcountrynews

Abby Cano, a Leander High School senior and Downs Syndrome student, says she will always remember when Keilany Solano gave her a hug at the 2017 ...



Here is Leander ISD's calendar for the 2017-18 school year  Community Impact Newspaper

Sep 21, 2017: September 25 Festival of the bands 26 Choral Showcase 27 Leander ISD College Fair October 7 SAT Testing Day 9 Staff development/student ...



He choked on a chicken bone. Doctors missed it twice. 2 weeks later, he died.  KVUE.com

The family of Williamson County Chief Deputy Roy Fikac says doctors failed to help him until it was too late.



Teachers at new Leander high school won't have assigned classrooms  KXAN.com

Staff, architects, parents and members of the community helped plan the "neighborhood concept" also know as flexible space at Glenn High School.



AC Bible leaves behind Leander legacy  Hillcountrynews

Arthur Calvin Bible, the namesake of Bible Stadium at Leander High School, passed away last week at the age of 99, leaving behind a legacy of influence and ...



Sweeping upgrades proposed for LISD Schools  Hillcountrynews

A $453.8 million bond package was proposed at the LISD board meeting in June. The funds are mostly allocated for growth …



Leander agricultural trends shift as city evolves and percent of farmland falls  Community Impact Newspaper

The percentage of agricultural land in Leander and Williamson County is declining, and the way farming is practiced may be changing too.



Pearl Harbor survivor to be honored in Leander  Austin American-Statesman

Right after Horace Hamilton finished breakfast on the USS Phoenix cruiser ship, he noticed planes flying overhead. At first, he said, he thought it was U.S. planes ...



LaRue, Leander sprint past Weiss in season opener  Hillcountrynews

It's no surprise to any member of the Leander football team just how electrifying Addison LaRue can be.



Ex-Leander High School Football Fighting Sexual Assault Charges Freed On Bail  Patch.com

Greg Kelley Freed On Bail - Cedar Park-Leander, TX - It's the first time in three years Greg Kelley has seen freedom following new evidence pointing to another ...



Curtain call: three LISD high schools to begin musical productions this weekend  Hillcountrynews

It's opening night for three Leander ISD high schools, with each drama program ready to put on their own musical production.



Leander ISD parents concerned after recent teen suicides  KVUE

Five Leander ISD students have committed suicide since the school year began according to parents and students in the district.



Vista Ridge High School marching band wins top division competition  KXAN.com

For the first time in 20 years, a local high school took home the trophy for a top-division, marching band competition.



Leander ISD trustees consider building LED displays at regional stadiums  Hillcountrynews

Leander ISD's football stadiums could be getting an eye-popping upgrade soon. The board of trustees is currently reviewing a plan to add LED video screens at ...



Student-created anti-bullying club is now in every Leander school  Austin American-Statesman

It's Friday morning, an hour before classes start, and a group of students is crowded around a teacher's desk, chatting about the weekend, the upcoming winter ...



Leander HS principal appointed to new role  Hillcountrynews

Leander High School Principal Tiffany Spicer will step into her role as the new Executive Director of College and Career Pathways this summer.



School Resource Officers make LISD a safer environment  Hillcountrynews

Aurora Grimes is a familiar sight for anyone visiting Leander High School. She's usually near the front of the building, but students and teachers alike see her ...



Tim Smith  Community Impact Newspaper

Sep 14, 2016: Tim Smith, Leander High School's head football coach and athletic coordinator, came to Texas by way of Illinois and said he has always had a ...



FOOTBALL: Tim Smith looks to restore LHS to prominence  Hillcountrynews

New Leander High School head football coach Tim Smith has spent the last decade in LISD as an assistant coach. Smith will now look to restore confidence at ...



Tiffany Spicer named new Leander High School principal  Austin American-Statesman

Leander school district Superintendent Bret Champion has named Tiffany Spicer as the new principal of Leander High School."On behalf of the district, we ...



Leander stays alive with sweep of Lake Travis  Hillcountrynews

Leander knew the consequences of a loss Tuesday night and showed up with a vengeance. The Lady Lions swept Lake Travis 3-0 (25-23, 28-26, 31-29) to stay ...



LEEF gives $10000 in grants to LISD programs  Hillcountrynews

More than $10000 was distributed to 15 LISD educators and their student organizations last month, providing funding for numerous special educational ...



Leander ISD hires first female athletics director  KVUE

Leander Independent School District is making a little bit of history with the district's first female athletics director.



15-year old girl Meagan Allen kills herself in Leander High School bathroom  Daily Mail

Friends of Meagan Allen failed to take her remarks seriously and were shattered later to discover she had gone ahead with her suicide plan.



Student Laptops Coming to Leander Schools  Patch.com

Cedar Park-Leander, TX - For fee, tech program will give students laptops, tablets to help them learn.



Simpson chosen to helm Rouse High School  Hillcountrynews

Christine Simpson, most recently the Leander Middle School principal, will be serving as Rouse High School's principal this coming school year.“I've always had ...



LHS alum now running IB program  Hillcountrynews

Last year's Leander High School International Baccalaureate (IB) students set new records, and Kate Hauenstein, the new IB coordinator, is prepared to help ...



Leander football team bolstered by two-way players  Hillcountrynews

Leander senior Alex Hensley begins practice like anybody else. He puts on his jersey and starts training with the linebackers. After the coach gives him the all ...



New high school boasts neighborhood concept  Hillcountrynews

In less than two weeks, Glenn High School will welcome 600 freshman and sophomores. The first day of school won't be the first time the doors were open to ...



Pitching lifts Westlake baseball team to wins over Leander  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake's pitching staff entered Friday's matchup at Leander High School with some serious momentum. The Chaps took to the road following a combined ...



Cedar Park High School cheer squad wins Spirit State Championship  Austin American-Statesman

Cheerleading teams from across Texas headed to Fort Worth to stunt their stuff last weekend. Four Leander ISD schools took part in the annual UIL Spirit State ...



Leander football coach Bridges named new LISD athletic director  Hillcountrynews

Leander ISD athletics has a new leader after Lee Bridges was named the new district athletic director last Friday. “I certainly didn't expect it,” Bridges said in a ...



LHS AFJROTC recognized as distinguished unit  Hillcountrynews

Leander High School's Air Force JROTC unit has been selected as one of 276 units to receive the 2017-2018 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award.



"Shattered Dreams" 6:00 am Leander High School  kxan



Judge recommends Greg Kelley be found innocent  FOX 7 Austin

A Williamson County judge is recommending that Greg Kelley be found innocent. The former Leander High School football star was convicted of two counts of ...



Sloan lands dream job as new CPHS principal  Hillcountrynews

When John Sloan heard there was a job opening for a new principal at Cedar Park High School, he jumped at the opportunity. After working for five years as ...



Shattered Dreams program delivers shocking message about drinking and driving  Hillcountrynews

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Drinking and driving, however, is not a game. Leander High School's Student Council hosted its biannual ...



Leander ISD volleyball update  Hillcountrynews

Leander Lions Pilar Gonzaba (3) in action during a high school volleyball game between Leander High School and Cedar Ridge High School at Leander High ...



Know where to vote in Cedar Park, Leander  Community Impact Newspaper

Oct 18, 2016: Early voting locations WILLIAMSON COUNTY Oct. 24-Nov. 4 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Oct. 30 from noon-6 p.m. Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., ...



10 CTE students to be honored Saturday  Temple Daily Telegram

U.S. Rep. John Carter will honor 10 Central Texas students for their accomplishments in career and technical education Saturday.



Students honor their teachers at STAR banquet  Hillcountrynews

Leander High School girls basketball coach Jonathan Lamb was one of more than two dozen Leander ISD educators recognized by their students for the special ...



LISD test scores beat state and national averages  Hillcountrynews

Last school year, Leander ISD students beat the state and national averages on the ACT college-entrance exam and students at Cedar Park High School beat ...



Lake Travis school district to welcome nearly 11,000 students  Austin American-Statesman

The Lake Travis school district will welcome almost 11000 students this school year, jumping up 400 more students over last year's enrollment number.District ...



ICYMI: May 5 Is Election Day In Cedar Park, Leander  Patch.com

ICYMI: May 5 Election Day In Cedar Park, Leander - Cedar Park-Leander, TX - Both cities will elect a mayor and three council members, with storm water ...



Cedar Park HS cheer team takes home Spirit State Championship  Hillcountrynews

After winning the UIL Spirit State Championship last weekend, the Cedar Park High School cheer squad's 30 cheerleaders can now say they're bonafide UIL ...



Spencer Bryce Holbrook - Liberty Hill Independent  Liberty Hill Independent

Spencer Bryce Holbrook, 19, of Leander, Texas, was born into Heaven on February 11, 2017. His earthly birthday was December 11, 1997, in Austin, Texas, ...



Greg Kelley's defense says someone else committed the sexual assault  KXAN.com

Williamson County District Attorney Shawn Dick says his office has reopened the investigation Kelley's sexual assault case because of new evidence that was ...



Cedar Park Police Department investigation questioned in Meagan Work case  Hillcountrynews

A judge is expected to rule on March 21 on whether to suppress evidence in the case of a 23-year-old mother charged in connection with the death of her young ...



LISD names new principals, schools  Hillcountrynews

Leander ISD board members voted to name the district's sixth high school, which is set to open in the fall of 2016, Tom Glenn High School, after the long-serving ...



National Signing Day: Who's leaving Austin? Who's incoming? Find out here.  KVUE

We took all our coverage of National Signing Day and centralized it to one place! Enjoy!



City of Leander opens new intramural sports turf field  Hillcountrynews

The City of Leander unveiled nearly five acres of synthetic sports turf field at Robin Bledsoe Park earlier this month, paving the way for young athletes to enjoy ...



State lawyer says Greg Kelley could prove actual innocence in sex assault case  Austin American-Statesman

A lawyer appointed by the highest criminal court in Texas has lodged concerns over an effort to overturn the sexual assault conviction of a former Leander High ...



TIMELINE: Greg Kelley case  KVUE

A look back at the events of the Greg Kelley case from his arrest to the recently discovered evidence that led to the reopening of the sexual assault case.



Kincaid announces retirement from Burnet High School  Burnet Bulletin

BY CHRISTI BERTELSON/BURNET BULLETIN After four years of serving as principal of Burnet High School and with 32 years of *service* in public education, ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



Here are the parks and trails to visit in Cedar Park and Leander  Community Impact Newspaper

Apr 5, 2017: Trails Cedar Park 1. Anderson Mill Trail This 2.5-mile sidewalk follows Anderson Mill Road from Cashell Woods Road to Lime Creek Road. 2.



Leander HS administrator recognized: Melissa King-Knowles named AP of the Year  Hillcountrynews

Assistant principal of Leander High School, Melissa King-Knowles, was named AP of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals ...



Lake Travis dominates all-district baseball selections  Austin American-Statesman

After rolling to the District 25-6A baseball title, Lake Travis earned plenty of honors on the recently released all-district team.Lake Travis junior third baseman and ...



Red Oak hires Boise States Chris Ross as new head football coach  Waxahachie Daily Light

Rest easy Hawk fans — Red Oak has its new football coach. And he comes with quite the resume. The Red Oak ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved ...



Special Olympics Texas Offered Thrill Of Victory Without Agony Of Defeat [UPDATED]  Patch.com

Cedar Park-Leander, TX - 800-plus athletes participated in Leander event where they displayed not only physical feats but a triumph of the human spirit.



Livestock show, book sale: 7 things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this weekend, Jan. 18-21  Community Impact Newspaper

1. Austin Spurs face off against Northern Arizona Suns The basketball team, affiliate of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs, play against the minor-league affiliate of ...



LISD boasts 15 selections for all-state band and choir  Hillcountrynews

Fifteen Leander ISD students were given the highest honor a Texas music student can receive by being selected for the Texas All-State Band and All-State Choir ...



Westlake girls, Lake Travis boys win team titles at district track  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake's girls won the overall team title at the District 25-6A track meet April 3-4 at Leander High School, while Lake Travis won the boys team title.



Texas Ranger testifies Greg Kelley treated unfairly, acknowledges two additional suspects  Hillcountrynews

A Texas Ranger testified at a packed Williamson County court hearing Thursday that he believed Kelley had been treated unfairly.



Job market, cost of tuition influences valedictorians' plans for the future  Hillcountrynews

In Leander ISD, girls ruled this year, as female valedictorians were named at each of the district's five high schools. This year's valedictorians are Amanda Wu ...



Leander Orthopedics doctor looks out for LHS coach  Hillcountrynews

Dr. Robert Judy of Leander Orthopedics presented the Leander High School baseball team with a brand new golf cart at their homecoming parade. Head coach ...



Aggie Recruit Arrested for Aggravated Robbery  KBTX

A high school football star and Aggie recruit is arrested for aggravated robbery. Leander police officers arrested 17-year-old Jonathan Henderson along with ...



Longtime CPHS coach arrested charges of sexual contact with former students  Hillcountrynews

Cedar Park police last week arrested a longtime Leander ISD employee on charges of indecency with a child by sexual contact. Timothy “Timo” Sheard, who has ...



Hearing to present alternative suspect in Greg Kelley case unfolds Wednesday  WFAA

The three-day hearing for Greg Kelley has been months in the making after prosecutors confirmed they are investigating whether someone else may have ...



WRESTLING: Vista Ridge finishes second at regionals; Rouse and Leander send grapplers to state  Hillcountrynews

The Vista Ridge wrestling team closed out the UIL Class 5A, Region IV wrestling tournament in second place overall — the highest team finish of the five ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is getting close to the playoffs with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games ...



Cedar Park and Leander commercial developments to look for in 2017  Community Impact Newspaper

Jan 21, 2017: Here are several commercial developments that are already online or could open in 2017. Cedar Park 1. Arbor Park Near the intersection of ...



Leander bull riding shoot out draws 500  Hillcountrynews

A bull riding festival with live music and vendors drew more than 500 spectators April 2. Many longtime Leander residents said they don't remember Leander ...



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