Welcome to Phelan Elementary! HERALD PHOTOS BY SCOTT REESE WILLEY Aug 23, 2022 Aug 23, 2022 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Copy article link Save Retired LCISD English teacher Maxine Phelan was on hand on the first day of school on Monday to welcome students to the campus named in her honor. Retired LCISD English teacher Maxine Phelan welcomes a student to the first day of school on Monday at the campus named in her honor. “As I was driving to school this morning, I got misty-eyed thinking how proud my parents are of me,” she told The Herald photographer. Phelan spent the morning welcoming busloads of children at the back of the campus and greeted students and parents at the front door. The campus mascot is the Knights. HERALD PHOTO BY SCOTT REESE WILLEY Maxine Phelan, who retired from teaching after 33 years at LCISD, welcomes kindergartner Mikayla Beck, 5, to Phelan Elementary on the first day of school Monday. Phelan taught Mikayla’s dad, Brandon and her grandmother Helen (Witzkoski) Silhavy. Phelan, whom the school is named after, assured Mikayla that her grandmother was one of her favorite students. HERALD PHOTO BY SCOTT REESE WILLEY Retired LCISD English teacher Maxine Phelan welcomes Vivian to Phelan Elementary on the first day of school Monday. Phelan got misty-eyed when she spotted her name atop the school, saying her parents in heaven are so proud of her. Phelan retired from teaching after 35 years, the last 33 at LCISD. Dozens of former students urged the school district to name a campus after her. Tags Lcisd Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Copy article link Save × Post a comment as anonymous Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. anonymous × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching View (0) comments (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion.