Under the plan, parents, not school administrators, will give out diplomas and turn tassels.
For graduates, the plan salvages the end of a senior year sidetracked by the pandemic.
Several local fireworks shows are still being scheduled, but to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 many daytime events are being scaled back or canceled.
According to police, at approximately 7:30 a.m. on May 10, a male subject assaulted an HEB cashier by throwing individually packaged steaks and a bag of lettuce at a cashier.
The viral outbreak closed campuses, but school nurses are still on the job.
Teachers and staff from Leander High School lined up to pass out caps and gowns to seniors.
A suspect has already been taken into custody.
After being deployed in Afghanistan for half a year, Aaron Williamson’s neighborhood wanted to show their appreciation in a unique way, as the threat of COVID-19 has canceled usual welcome home ceremonies.
All across Central Texas are similar stories, parks closed in an effort to promote social distancing during this pandemic. Not every park is closed though.
The owner of a small business is giving back to his community during the viral outbreak.
Leander ISD will start providing breakfast and lunch meals starting Tuesday, March 24.
Leander Independent School District says it will be suspending normal school operations for the two weeks following spring break with the intention to reopen on April 6.
The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Conlan Turner, 18, of Leander for first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault in connection with an assault that happened on Oct. 19.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call Leander police.
The service, beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 17, allows riders to request a ride from their front door to anywhere in the service zone directly from their phone via app or by calling the Pickup Service Center.
A purple heart recipient and his family were able to visit their under-construction home in Leander Saturday morning.
Leander and Austin police are investigating car burglaries from over the weekend and reminding people to lock their vehicles and remove all personal belongings.
Leander police say the burglaries happened in the Highlands at Crystal Falls neighborhood in South Leander.
The former Leander High School football star was convicted of two counts of super aggravated sexual assault of a child back in 2014.
The claimant elected to remain anonymous.