Two school open houses in Lubbock ISD will be held this week. Lubbock High School will hold a magnet/specialty open house event from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday evening. Lubbock High School is located at 2004 19th Street.

Another magnet/specialty open house will also be held at J.T. Hutchinson Middle School, located at 3102 Canton Avenue on Thursday, February 2nd. Their open house will run from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

LISD this week will also hold the first of four information meetings regarding the new State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test. The first meeting will take place in the Monterey High School auditorium on Thursday, February 2nd at 6 p.m. These meetings will primarily focus on current 8th and 9th graders, and will include information regarding changes to the STAAR test which have an impact on graduation requirements.

The other meetings will take place at Lubbock High School on Monday, February 6th, Coronado High School on Thursday, February 9th, and Estacado High School on Monday, February 13th. All the meetings begin at 6 p.m.

More on STAAR is available here.