Lubbock ISD was notified Wednesday morning that Lubbock High School has been chosen by the Washington Post as one of the most challenging high schools in the United States.
Lori Stephens, assistant principal at Evans Middle School, was honored as the Texas Assistant Principal of the Year last week.
Six teachers are selected annually to receive the Newton Award, and this year, three of the six are from Lubbock ISD.
Charles H. Swift taught pre-advanced placement biology and science at J.T. Hutchinson Junior High for more than 20 years and 35 years overall as a teacher, retiring in 2002.
Together, LISD secondary students earned a total of 1,220 First Division medals.
The LHS team will compete in the Bowl in Washington D.C. from April 24th through the 28th.
Officials evacuated the school, and after a sweep of the school by law enforcement, students were allowed to return to class.
United Supermarkets is partnering with the Junior League of Lubbock to host the Junior League’s sixth annual Food 2 Kids Pop-Tarts Drive.
As the staff members attempted to coax the student out of the water, he fell and was completely wet.
Brad Blalock said “I’ve decided it’s in the best interest of my team and my family for me to resign as the head coach of Lubbock High women’s basketball. I want them to continue to grow and compete at the highest levels.”