There are several ways Lister chooses to communicate important information to parents.

  • Friday Folders: Every Friday your student will come home with important papers and information.
  • Skylert: Phone messages and emails from Lister Elementary.
  • Monthly Student Calendars: Events that are important for students and parents will be on this monthly calendar.
  • Twitter: Follow Lister Elementary on twitter for news and important information. 
  • Sign-up for Remind 101-Principal Communication:

     -Text this number: 81010

     -Text this Message: @h49cd6

     - Remind 101 Email:

Parental involvement

Parent reading with studentWe know that everybody can not volunteer their time at their child's school, however, there are many ways to be involved in your child's education outside of the four walls of the school building.

Here are several ways to play a more active role in your child's education.


Remember you don't always have to know all the answers, but taking these few steps towards your child's education can make all the difference.

GISD Parent Resources

Here are ways for you to participate in your student's education to ensure success.


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Follow @Lister_Lions to 40404. (Standard messaging rates will apply.)


Skyward Key

Have you received your Skyward Family Access yet? Students and parents can log in to see attendance, grades, and calendar.


Parents please take a moment to fill out our Family and Community Engagement survey.


Anonymous Alerts®

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Report bullying and other urgent student concerns quickly and anonymously to school officials with Anonymous Alerts®.

Find out more about Anonymous Alerts® and other ways to get in touch on the district share & report page.

Free and reduced-price meal program

Parents can apply online for free and reduced price meals for students that are eligible.

Be a senior citizen VIP 

With a special VIP pass, senior citizens over the age of 65 can get free general admission to many athletic and Fine Arts events.

Visit the Senior citizen VIP pass page for more details.

District policies

To support our mission of providing an exceptional education to all students, we have created policies designed to help your student have the best possible education experience.

Visit the Policies page on the district website for additional polices and related information.