Hello LHS Families!

My name is Anijhai Austin and I am the Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) Liaison at Lanphier High School. I am here for you and your family to listen and help communicate your needs and concerns. Please feel free to contact me at anytime at or call 217-525-3080 ext. 174.

Lanphier needs your voice, energy and time! The F.A.C.E. team meets monthly to work together and provides volunteers, decision-making and more!

Our mission as the Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) Team at Lanphier High School is to promote and encourage communication between parents, teachers, administrators, and the community.

F.A.C.E. Mission Statement:

Building Relationships and partnerships to support student achievement

F.A.C.E. Defined:

"Springfield Public School District defines Family and Community Engagement as school, family & community partnerships built on trust and meaningful communication that creates strong academic support systems for all students."

F.A.C.E. Principles

  • Deepen FACE Teams 

  • Enhance Communications 

  • Build a Welcoming Environment 

  • Empower Power Parents in Decision

Title I Compact & Policy

Each Title I school shall develop, with parents, a school-parent compact that outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement while building partnerships to help children achieve high standards.

FACE Liaison

Questions? Contact our Parent Educator, Anijhai Austin

217-525-3080 x174

Community Resources

District 186 Community Resource page.  Here you will find Dental, Medical, Housing, Utilities, and other resources. (This link takes you away from the Lanphier F.A.C.E. page.)

2-1-1 is a one-stop connection to the local services 24/7, accessible to everyone, toll-free, with multilingual capabilities.  Simply dial 2-1-1 or call 1-888-865-9903