Yearly Archives: 2020


Roadrunner Rundown – It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!


Roadrunner Families,Teacher Appreciation Week is underway! I want to start by wishing all of our exceptional educators a very happy Teacher Appreciation Week! In a year unlike any other, I am so proud of their innovation and tireless work on behalf of our students, during our current time away from school and throughout this year. As a […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Kinder Round Up and Teacher Appreciation Week!


Roadrunner Families,Calling all Roadrunners! On Tuesday, May 5th we will hold an online Kinder Round Up to welcome the families of next year’s kindergarteners to Russell Lee Elementary School. This Round Up will feature presentations from our Leadership Team, our Office Team and our Kindergarten Team followed by a live question and answer session for […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Lee Olympics!


Roadrunner Families,It was great to see so many of you and your kiddos at our first Roadrunner Dance Party. If you weren’t able to make it, no need to worry, we will be having more of them between now and the end of the year, including one to celebrate students graduating from our 6th Grade […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Happy Easter!


Roadrunner Families,I hope you all had a wonderful Passover and Easter weekend with your families. As we enter this new week, I am very encouraged by the data I am seeing about the beneficial effects of the social distancing measures that we have taken here in Austin. The cancellation of classes has been difficult for […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Librarian Appreciation Week


Roadrunner Families,I am writing to you today as a principal and more importantly, as a parent. On Friday, we learned that Russell Lee Elementary School, along with all other AISD campuses will be closed indefinitely as we work together as a city to slow the spread of COVID 19. While this news was somewhat expected, […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Community Strength and Resources


Roadrunner Families,This week we embarked upon a new chapter in the way that we educate our Roadrunners. In response to the cancelation of classes through April 13th, we have shifted our focus to online learning opportunities for our students and families. While I know this situation can be overwhelming and something that most of us […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Online Learning Update


Roadrunner Families,Thank you to everyone for your outpouring of support over the last week. We are continuing to work with AISD on a daily basis to address the myriad of needs associated with the coronavirus outbreak. As a campus community we are working to develop an online learning catalog that will meet the needs of […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Break Extension Update


Roadrunner Families,As we learned Monday from AISD, school will be closed at least through April 3rd. We have a talented team of district educators who are working on distance learning for our students and we will be sharing more information about the options available to us as a school community in the coming weeks. In the meantime, […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Spring Break


Roadrunner Families, As we were preparing for a timely spring break, we received late notice of the cancellation of school on Friday. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we moved quickly to ensure the safety of our students. Since that time, things have progressed quickly, so I want to update you all on […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Lee Live!!


Roadrunner Families, Lee Live is just over 24 hours away and we hope you will be joining us on Saturday for the event that puts the FUN in fundraising! This year’s theme is The Roaring 20’s and we will have a spectacular evening of awesome live music and fantastic food. Lee Live is our yearly event attended […]

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