Ms. Wilson and Maddy Kahl at UIL

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) exists to provide educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests.

Congratulations to these UIL participants

Event Grade Place Student
Creative Writing 2nd 3rd Bement Aregaw
Creative Writing 2nd 4th Logan Beynon
Story Telling 3rd 1st Dalia Elmalwany
Music Memory 3rd 3rd Madilyn Kahl
Spelling 3rd HM Mason Vazquez
Number Sense 4th 1st Daniel Diaz
Oral Reading 4th 1st Jaeda Bradshaw
Oral Reading 4th 4th Clair Wambsgnass


2nd grade garden

Students at Lister have a unique opportunity to participate in growing their own garden.  Each grade level was given a garden bed to choose what they would like to grow.

Some of the vegetables that have already been harvested this year are peppers, eggplant, okra, and green beans.  Students have also been able to taste these delicious vegetables with their class.

outdoor garden

Along with our gardens, classes will also be able to enjoy an outdoor classroom. Thanks to Mr. Floyd, Mrs. Moore and Nurse Wardwell a grant for $2,500 was awarded from the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) Impact Grant Awards to go towards the making of this special project.

Foundation has been poured and there is much more in store for Lister's outdoor learning environment.

House system

Spinning the house wheel
  • Daya - Compassion
  • Valentía - Courage
  • Su Dõi Mói - Innovation
  • Uongozi - Leadership

Lister's House System provides a way to create community within the school. Each student that comes to Lister gets to spin the House Wheel and see whose house they will get to be a part of.


  • encourages positive behavior and academic achievement
  • promotes community among all grade levels
  • teaches students to take pride and ownership in their school
  • promotes healthy competition

Students meet with their Houses once a month. Students also get to have House Thursdays where students get to eat lunch with their House as well as wear their House color.

The House with the most points for the first semester will be announced before winter break and will have a House Party. Valentia was the winner for 2017-2018 school year. 

House fun