In the aftermath of Hurricane Beryl across our area, Lamar CISD is canceling all summer school classes, programs, extracurricular activities, and practices scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11. All locations will remain closed to students and staff on Wednesday, July 10, and Thursday, July 11. This closure will allow our maintenance teams to work efficiently and without interruptions, ensuring our schools are safe. We will welcome all staff and students on Monday, July 15.

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In a growing school system, the district’s attendance zones will inevitably change to accommodate the growth. As a hypergrowth district, we are experiencing significant enrollment increases in some areas. As a result, some schools are over capacity while others have available capacity. The Board may consider leveling plans to balance student enrollment across campuses and alleviate overcrowding.   The district’s process is to collect feedback from community stakeholders regarding attendance boundary options. We specifically look to include parents from the potentially impacted campuses/areas. 

We appreciate everyone who provided input during the attendance boundary committee meetings and the leveling process.

The Lamar CISD Board of Trustees has approved new attendance zones that will impact Austin, Frost, Jackson, Long, Pink, Smith, and Travis Elementary Schools, which will go into effect for the 2024-2025 school year.

⤓ Board Approved Attendance Zones

En un sistema escolar en crecimiento, las zonas de asistencia del distrito cambiarán inevitablemente para adaptarse a este aumento. Como distrito de hipercrecimiento, estamos experimentando aumentos significativos de inscripciones en algunas zonas. Como resultado, algunas escuelas se encuentran por encima de su capacidad mientras que otras tienen capacidad disponible. La Mesa Directiva podría contemplar planes de nivelación para equilibrar las inscripciones de estudiantes en todos los campus y reducir la superpoblación.   El proceso del distrito consiste en recabar opiniones de las partes interesadas en la comunidad en relación a las opciones respecto a los límites de asistencia. Específicamente buscamos incluir a los padres de los campus/áreas que potencialmente se vean afectados. 

Agradecemos a todos los que dieron su opinión durante las reuniones del comité de límites de asistencia y el proceso de nivelación.

La Mesa Directiva de Lamar CISD ha aprobado nuevas zonas de asistencia que afectarán a las escuelas primarias Austin, Frost, Jackson, Long, Pink, Smith y Travis, que entrarán en vigor para el ciclo escolar 2024-2025.

⤓ Board Approved Attendance Zones

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Welcome to Austin Elementary School!

Office Hours

The front office will be closed from June 4 - July 8. 
It will reopen July 9.


Registration

Registering your future Astronaut is as simple as 1-2-3-4!
1. Visit LCISD.org > Students and Parents > Registration and scroll down to Students New to LCISD
2. Follow directions to locate your campus and complete the New Student Online Enrollment Application
3. Gather the required documents: Proof of Residency (closing documents, leasing agreement, fixed utility bill - electric, gas, water), copy of parent/guardian driver's license, student birth certificate, student immunization records
4.Visit during one of the below windows:
- June 1- July 18: All grades can visit the Registration Center at Wertheimer Middle School, 4240 FM 723, Rosenberg, TX 77471


Attendance

Attendance notes may be sent by email but must come from a parent's verified email account. The email must be sent to the campus attendance clerk when your student returns to school. Please include your student's first name, last name, teacher name, grade and the date(s) which your student was absent.

Parent Information

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School Hours

School Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. 
Students who arrive after 7:15 a.m. are tardy. 

Breakfast 6:45 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
1st Bell 7:05 a.m.
Tardy Bell 7:15 a.m.
Dismissal Bell 2:40 p.m.

 

Upcoming Events at Austin

Aug. 12 - First Day of School

Austin PTO

To learn more about the Austin PTO, please visit their website and Facebook page:
Austin PTO Website
Austin PTO Facebook Page

Follow Austin Elementary

Please join us on Facebook to see pictures of school events and activities! 
 




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Lunch Times

2024-2025 Times TBA

Cafeteria

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Breakfast and lunch are FREE to all students at Austin, but students may purchase a la carte items. Your child's student ID number will also be their lunch number. You can also use this number to add money to their account online. Students will use their SMART Tag in the lunch line.

To make a payment on your child's account, please login to www.schoolcafe.com. 

For parent online help, please call 855-729-2328 or email [email protected].

To put restrictions on your child's account, please call 832-223-0180 or through your student's account on www.schoolcafe.com


SMART Tags

Lamar CISD implemented the SMART Tag system, which is designed to improve the safety and security of students who utilize school bus transportation. For more information, please click here.

If your student lost or breaks their SMART Tag, parents will need to purchase a new SMART Tag for $5.00.  Click here to purchase a new SMART Tag.

Please do not bend or punch a hole into the SMART Tag. 

  

Transportation Changes

Transportation changes must be submitted to the front office before 2:10 p.m. Transportation changes must be submitted by phone call or by a written note. 

On early release days, transportation changes must be submitted to the front office before 11 a.m. 

Permanent transportation changes must be made in writing.

  

Campus Forms & Documents   

After School Care   

For on-site after school care, please call the YMCA at 281-341-0791. Their program is for students K-5 and offered Monday - Friday (on regular school days) until 6:30 p.m. 

Below are the after school care facilities that provide transportation to and from Austin. 
Funshine Academy - 281-342-9624
Kids R Kids - 832-451-1111
Tree House Academy - 832-595-8500

Car Riders   

Please get a White Austin Visor Tag from your student's teacher. 

Place the White Austin Visor Tag in your front window.

If someone else picks up your child, please make sure they have the White Austin Visor Tag.

Please follow the car rider line route on the side of the building. 

All car riders must be picked up in the car ride line. 

Walkers/Bikers

Please meet your student(s) at the flag pole in the front of the bike rack.

Walker/Bikers will be released first. Please be at the flag pole at 2:40 p.m.

Kinder and 1st grade students must have an adult or older sibling present to receive their child. Individuals receiving Kinder or 1st grade students at the flag pole will need to be in possession of a picture ID, so the staff member can verify release authorization on the first day of school. We will then give a White Austin Walker/Biker Tag to use the following days. You could also get a White Austin Walker/Biker Tag from your child's teacher.

For Kinder and 1st grade, please email your child's teacher if you give permission for your child to be released by an older sibling. We must have this parent permission documentation on file. 

We will not release students to parents parked in the parking lot. You must meet your child at the flag pole. 

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Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Foster High School's Class of 2023

May 31, 2023 | Community Relations
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Andrew Kunz Mazen Hassouna
Valedictorian Salutatorian


Valedictorian Andrew Kunz
is the son of Cheryl Kunz and Troy Kunz. He has been accepted into Texas A&M University, where he will double major in Business and Finance. Andrew's passion for business and finance has inspired him to pursue a career in this field.

During his time at Foster, Andrew served as the president of DECA, a varsity baseball and football player, Executive Committee of AP Ambassadors, and a tutor. Andrew volunteered with Lunches of Love, Lamar Little League, and the Richmond Train Museum.

Andrew has received several honors and scholarships, including the Brown Foundation Scholarship, President’s Endowed Scholarship, Mays Business Scholarship, Apache Corporation Scholarship, and Touchdown Club of Houston Athlete Scholarship. He has also been recognized as a National Merit Scholar, Football Academic Elite team for Texas, 2nd Place Scholar Athlete of the Year by Touchdown Club of Houston, DECA state winner, and an AP Scholar with Honors.

Andrew's favorite quote is a scripture verse from Isaiah 41:10, “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Andrew would like to recognize the individuals who have supported him throughout his academic journey. He would like to thank God for every opportunity and blessing, his mom for being there for anything he needs, his dad for showing him everything he knows, Coach Jackson for being his biggest critic and supporter all in one, Leighann Dawson for giving him the opportunity to lead while

guiding him, and Alison Leslie for being one of the most caring people he knows.

Andrew’s goals are to leave a positive legacy, to provide a good life for his family, and to leave the world a little nicer than when he arrived. During his free time, he enjoys basketball, cornhole, board/card games, sports video games (occasionally), and hanging out with friends.


Salutatorian Mazen Hassouna is the son of Linda Hassouna and Rasmy Hassouna. He will attend the University of Texas, where he will major in Mechanical Engineering and eventually pursue a career in this field. He would prefer a creative job and would like his work to be something he genuinely enjoys.

During his time at Foster, Mazen participated in tennis, Dungeons and Dragons, the National Honor Society, DECA, and Student Council. He is also an AP Scholar with distinction and a National Merit Scholar contestant.

Mazen's favorite quote by Malcom X speaks to his awareness of the power dynamics at play in our society, “The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”

Mazen would like to recognize his friend Akimbiko, who showed him that any setback should be met with resilience and not defeat.

It’s Mazen’s goal to be rich enough to give back to family and the needy, and help others even after he is gone. In his free time, he enjoys working out, playing tennis and video games.

We congratulate both scholars on their impressive achievements and wish them the best in all future endeavors.

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