Wherever You Are, the TTU-K12 newsletter, brings you stories of student adventure and staff excellence. 
Whereever You Are TTU K-12 Newsletter
August 2021

Letter from the Superintendent

Starting the new school year with one very special announcement, Interim Superintendent Justin Louder explains how our nationally ranked program is now even more accessible to more students.

Featured Story

TTU K-12 Tuition-Free for Texas Residents

close up of students studying at home on a laptop with books and notes ona table
With the Texas Legislature’s approval for TTU K-12 to receive state funding, applications for the program are flooding in, giving more access to students around the state.
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News and Events
Get Your Future Started

College & Career Readiness Expert Kaci Scott Talks About Your Future

Mrs. Scott will be contributing a column on topics of interest to our students preparing for their future endeavors (and it’s never too early to start!).

2021 TTU K-12 Graduates throwing mortar boards in the air after the commencement ceremony.

Texas Tech University High School Graduates Over 200

In a highly anticipated return to normal, more than 200 students across the globe celebrated their high school graduation from Texas Tech University High School.

Open House

Did You Miss Our Open House?

During the last couple weeks, TTU K-12 hosted three live open houses. Those that missed an opportunity to hear the important information covered can view the open house recording with passcode: 0%?@PIk#

Jeanye Wester

Electives Teacher Earns eDynamic Learning Career Compass Award

Nominated earlier this year for a national award, Jeanye Wester was recognized in May as the recipient in a virtual ceremony.

TTU K-12 Ending Course Extensions

Students enrolled in a course prior to August 1, 2021 whose course expires prior to completion, may purchase a single 90-day extension for $60. A student may purchase only one extension per course, after which the student will be required to re-enroll in the course. Extensions are non-refundable and non-transferrable. As of January 1, 2022, extensions will no longer be available for purchase. Anyone who enrolled after Aug. 1, 2021, does not have a course extension option. All courses will expire after six months.

Staff Spotlights
Finn Burkholder

Two-Sport Athlete, Finn Burkholder Excels With Flexible Schedule

Finn Burkholder, our nationally ranked junior golfer, takes his education with him, and does his schoolwork at his own pace.

Scholarship Winners

TTU K-12 Scholarships Assist Graduates with College Costs

TTU K-12 offers competitive scholarship opportunities to its graduates. Four were given to students who are attending Texas Tech University.

TTU K-12 Advisory Board. Standing together, from left to right, Interim Superintendent Justin Louder, Stacy Hobbs, Margaret Leifeste, Kayla Morrison and Doyle Vogler. On a monitor on the wall via Skype, Syd Sexton.

New Advisory Board Helps Guide Future of TTU K-12

Earlier in the summer, the TTU K-12 administration welcomed five people for its first advisory board.

Instructor Spotlight

Connor Bryant

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New instructor, Connor Bryant will teach middle school math and help students strive in learning.

Staff Spotlight

Brenda Warwick

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Interpreter and teacher, Brenda Warwick, will assist TTU K-12 with behind-the-scenes work.

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