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First-ever Viper homecoming dance set for Oct. 19

Homecoming proposal by Tucker George to Laura Parrish .

For the first time in Vandegrift’s history, the school will have a homecoming dance hosted by the Legacies dance team.  

“Kids and parents have asked for a Vandegrift Homecoming Dance since the school opened 11 years ago, but there were obstacles that discouraged support,” said Jill Wingrove, homecoming dance chair and mom of twin senior girls. 

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LISD considers changing the bell schedule district-wide

Gathering more input 

By APRIL S. KELLEY, Hill Country News

The Leander Independent School District is considering changing the bell schedule across the district to be more efficient with its transportation needs. 

LISD is weighing the possibility of these potential changes to the bell schedule:

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First-of-year Vandegrift schedule glitches are fixed

All Vandegrift staffers helped with the scheduling issues that happened at the beginning of the school year. Members of the counseling team include the Dean of Instruction, Testing Coordinator, Sped Lead, counseling admin and the Transition Coordinator, who all function like a team, said Charlie Little, VHS principal. (Back) Kristin Gunter, Charity Escott, Melissa Wells, Stephanie Stich, Jane Manchester, Sarah Spradling, Jennifer Fisher (Mid) Maureen Sanders, Jeana Badger, Sheri Georgoulis, Maureen Wheeler (Front) Christa Martin, Kandice Detlefsen, Peggy Morisset, Carla Kind PHOTO TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Viper community pitches in to help 

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News

When nearly 2,800 Vandegrift High School students started the 2019-2020 school year a month ago, the district-wide technology overhaul and ensuing problems left days of confusion for many Vipers. VHS counselors and other key staffers were in overdrive mode for nearly a week resolving the technology blip that caused errors in student schedules. 

The Viper community responded and about a dozen volunteers supported VHS through the problem. Most of the volunteers would stay longer than their two to three hour shifts because they just saw the need to be there, said Carla George, the parent of a senior student, who coordinated the assistance. 

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