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Backpacks just like these will be handed out to more than 2,000 students of Marble Falls and Llano Independent School Districts during the annual Back to School Blasts. Llano’s event is Saturday, July 27, at Packsaddle Elementary School, 150 Pioneer Lane in Kingsland, while Marble Falls will host an event Saturday, August 3, at Marble Falls Middle School, 1511 Pony Circle Drive in Marble Falls. File photo

Donations, volunteers needed for upcoming Back to School Blasts

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Back to School Blast may be over two weeks away, but board members are hard at work preparing for the more than 2,000 backpacks that will be handed out to students at Marble Falls and Llano Independent School Districts. (more…)

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Drivers in the Highland Lakes should be prepared for increased traffic and children near roadways and bus stops as students head back to school Aug. 26 and 27. Stock photo

Drivers keep an eye out as Highland Lakes students start school Aug. 26 and 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — After a couple months of summer vacation, area students get back to class Aug. 26 and 27, so drivers should be aware of and prepared for more traffic. Students in Marble Falls and Llano independent school districts start school Aug. 26, while Burnet Consolidated Independent School District students return […]

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Llano ISD teachers still can use CSCOPE lesson plans after court ruling

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Llano Independent School District teachers are free to use CSCOPE lesson plans following a court ruling Aug. 16 after several residents filed a lawsuit trying to stop the practice. But the use might be short-lived if opponents to the CSCOPE lesson plans have their way. (more…)

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Judge blocks Llano ISD teachers from using CSCOPE lessons; hearing set

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano Independent School District has stepped into the middle of a battle brewing over CSCOPE lesson materials, criticized by conservatives as “anti-American” and “hidden away from public scrutiny.” On Aug. 9, a state district judge granted Llano attorney Tim Cowart a temporary injunction against use of materials […]

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New Llano Independent School District superintendent Casey Callahan joined the district last year as assistant superintendent. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

New Llano ISD superintendent to emphasize technology, top students

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Superintendent Casey Callahan places students and technology at the top of his list of priorities for the Llano Independent School District. (more…)

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Llano residents pick new mayor; LISD voters give OK to $5.8 million bond

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Llano voters picked a new mayor May 11 with Mickel Virdell edging out incumbent Mike Reagor, 395-221. (more…)

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Longtime Llano ISD superintendent stepping down

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — When Llano Independent School District Superintendent Dennis Hill first joined the district in 1977 as a coach and teacher at the junior high, nobody had ever heard of the Internet or high-stakes testing. (more…)

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