Posted on: June 27, 2017

Citizens Government Academy class gets start date

CGA

Graduates will form second alumni group

Giving citizens an inside look at the workings of municipal government and, in turn, asking them to use this knowledge to improve their community is the principle behind Little Elm’s Citizens Government Academy.

The next CGA class starts on Wedne...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

July Jubilee Parking

July Jubilee Parking

Be prepared this July Jubilee and buy a parking pass in advance for only $30, or $25 for Little Elm residents.

Parking

Reserve a parking spot at the park for July 4! The reservation is yours all day- making it easy to come and go! $30 for Non-Residents $25 for Residents of Little Elm, however, you MUST come by the Parks Admin Office at 101 Hardwicke Lane to purchas...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Texas Steak Championship Cookoff

Premier Grilling

A fun event in Little Elm Park by Premier Grilling!

Come out for this awesome family fun day on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The Premier Grilling Texas Steak Championship Cookoff will take place at Little Elm Park. Come compete, or just watch the action, and enjoy live music from Texas Flood and Aspen Creek all...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Little Elm EDC seeks to fill upcoming board vacancies

EDC

A thirty-day period of accepting applications from eligible individuals to fill two openings on the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors starts today.  

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

About Economic Development

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When I tell people that I work for Little Elm Economic Development Corporation, their response is typically, “what is that?”  Economic development can be defined as efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a co...

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Lakefront Grill

LE Grill_bug

The Lakefront Grill is the restaurant right above the beach that is managed by Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas.  Please contact Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas directly for any catering requests.

Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., daily

To see their full menu, please click her...

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Business
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Rustic Growler

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With microbreweries popping up in North Texas, more and more beer-lovers are expanding their taste buds to include craft beer. The thirst for unique local beer will soon be quenched with the arrival of The Rustic Growler, an upscale bar hangout for craft ...

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Business
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Flix Brewhouse (TM)

Flix Brewhouse

Flix BrewhouseTM is the world’s only combination first-run cinema and dine-in microbrewery, and will be approximately 38,500 square feet and feature eight auditoriums equipped with all the comforts viewers could possibly want. 

Viewers w...

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Business
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Palladium Phase 2

The Palladium Little Elm development highlights a commercial/retail building consisting of 6,000 square feet at the corner of Main Street and Eldorado Parkway. The two-story building is designed to host retail and a restaurant to join Hula Hut, Towers Tap...

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

About Economic Development

Jennette Headshot

When I tell people that I work for Little Elm Economic Development Corporation, their response is typically, “what is that?”  Economic development can be defined as efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a co...

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is making its way to Little Elm! Located on Eldorado in the same shopping center as La Azteca, this restaurant is planned as their largest yet. With nearly 5,000 square feet, which includes a patio, this Fuzzy’s will have everything you ...

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Business

Posted on: September 15, 2017

TWU GoCenter to Help LEHS Students with College

TWU Marketing Materials

In 2001, the 77th Legislature adopted Closing the Gaps, a proactive plan designed in part to increase Texans’ participation and success in higher education. As a result, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launched College for all Texans, a mark...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

TWU GoCenter to Help LEHS Students with College

TWU Marketing Materials

In 2001, the 77th Legislature adopted Closing the Gaps, a proactive plan designed in part to increase Texans’ participation and success in higher education. As a result, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launched College for all Texa...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Little Elm ISD Counselor Picked for Texas OnCourse Leader Fellowship

Elizabeth Reed LR, Counselor at Zellars Alternative Campus

Texas OnCourse, an initiative empowering Texas students to succeed in high school, college and career, announced the selection of 29 counselors and advisers from across the state to a two-year Leader Fellowship. Elizabeth Reed, counselor at the Zellars Al...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS College Fair

Little Elm High School DECA hosted their annual College Fair for LEHS students.

Little Elm ISD GOALS students volunteer their time to read to the District Childcare students.

Hackberry Elementary Assistant Principal, Jill Whitehead, judges the campus Salsa ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Little Elm ISD Celebrates Record number of Academic Advancement Achievement

AP Awards

More than 200 students were celebrated Monday evening for their Advanced Placement (AP) achievement.

The AP program offers several AP Scholar Awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated courses and exams. This year, 227 LEHS students wer...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures

Brent Laptops

The LEHS Cross Country teams competed at the Marcus Invitational in Denton.

Little Elm ISD College Readiness hosted a kickoff luncheon for the TWU GO Center at Little Elm High School.

Brent Elementary students get their chomebooks!!

Little Elm ISD celebrated...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Community Meetings about Little Elm ISD Bond 2017

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Community Presentations:

  • Wednesday, September 20: Prestwick STEM Academy at 6:30pm
  • Monday, September 25: Little Elm High School at 6:30pm
  • Thursday, September 28: Oak Point Elementary at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, October 17: Lakeside Middle School at 6:30pm

The District'...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures

Football

The LEHS varsity football team opened up their season with a 57-13 victory over Bryan Adams!

Pajama Day at Hackberry Elementary!

LEHS students use their new collaborative areas for student tutoring!

Oak Point Elementary had a great turnout for their Back to ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 21, 2017

CTE Teacher Hero Profiles

Rodger Hutley - CTE Business and Marketing teacher

This is the first post in a series called CTE Teacher Hero Profiles. We will introduce you to members of our CTE Teaching Teams from LEHS, Prestwick, and LMS/Powell.

CTE Teacher Hero - Rodger Hutley - LEHS CTE Department Chair, Marketing Teacher, DECA Spon...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017 TEA Ratings: All Campuses Receive Highest Possible Rating of Met Standard

TEA Image

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the 2017 state accountability ratings for school districts and campuses statewide.  Little Elm ISD and all campuses received a rating of Met Standard.  Additionally, four LEISD campuses ear...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Little Elm High School: Student-Ready for the First Day

Reception Area

Students will notice the change immediately as they enter their newly refreshed campus next Wednesday, August 16. The look is familiar, but there is something exciting about fresh paint and bright clean colors. So much has changed: the main entrance and h...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Credit Union of TX and LEISD: A Win/Win for Students

CUTX pose with token of appreciation from LEISD

It won’t be long before you see a food trailer rolling around serving the community with Little Elm ISD’s name on it. Dr. Tony Tipton, director for Career & Technical Education and Cortney Clover, director for Special Populations announced the news Mo...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Dr. Strike Announces Retirement

Dr. Lowell Strike, Superintendent

The Board of Trustees for the Little Elm Independent School District accepted the notice of retirement from Dr. Lowell H. Strike’s, superintendent of schools, at their Monday, June 19th board meeting. Strike’s retirement will be effective December 31, 201...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 11, 2017

The Process of Prioritization

LRFPC

Committee members considered four important factors as they worked through a prioritization process during Monday night’s Long Range Facilities Planning Committee meeting. This was the fourth meeting the LRFPC had in a series of five meetings.

Ba...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 9, 2017

The Road to State

softball

Lady Lobos Start the Series with a Win

By Thomas Galland & Mckayla Mateer, LEHS student journalists

The softball team played its first game of the playoffs Thursday night and came out on top, beating Frisco High School 1-0.

Freshman Lauren Lucas pitched ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Rusty Segler Awarded the Triple E

Coach Segler awarded Triple E by Dr. Strike

Little Elm High School Head Basketball Coach, Rusty Segler, has had quite a year with his Varsity basketball team. He told the Board of Trustees at Monday’s meeting about how the team accomplished many firsts in the history of the high school basketball p...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Girls Operating as Leaders at Lakeside Middle School

GOAL at Lakeside Middle

On Thursday, the Girls Operating As Leaders (GOAL) club members met a few of their new mentors: Ana Lopez, Ericka Osorio, and Melissa Miranda. The young women are members of the Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc. and students of Texas Woman's Unive...

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LEISD News

Posted on: September 12, 2017

Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair

Child Bike

Get this on your calendar! The Bike rodeo is all fun and all about bike safety.

Bike Safety is Serious Business! 

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Little Elm Park for our Fall 2017 Family Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair sponsored by the Little Elm Police Department and the Local Organization of Community Asso...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 24, 2017

National Night Out Registration Open

National Night Out

Register your neighborhood or organization to host a block party during National Night Out on Oct. 3!

LITTLE ELM (August 23, 2017) Little Elm Police are now accepting registrations for neighborhoods to add their annual get-to-know-your-first-responders block parties to the annual National Night Out schedule.

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Police Chief urges caution in school zones

school sign

Distracted drivers are the biggest risk to safety.

LITTLE ELM (August 16, 2017) Classes have officially started in most Little Elm schools and officers of the Little Elm Police Department will be paying particular attention to school zones during the first weeks of the semester, seeking to heighten awaren...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 2, 2017

New Traffic Laws Begin Sept. 1

School Bus Stop Sign

The fine for not stopping for a school bus has gone up from $200 to $500, and
can even have a maximum penalty of $1,250.

There are new traffic laws in Texas that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2017, and failure to follow them could result in some hefty fines.

Back to school safety is important for every member of the community to be aware of, so to coincide with school starting ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 25, 2017

West Nile fever Case Triggers Fogging

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Confirmed case of West Nile fever triggers fogging in Hart's Branch.

The year’s first case of the effects related to the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in Denton County has been confirmed as a case of West Nile fever in a Little Elm resident.  The Denton County Health Department has issued the confirmation, but ha...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Online list ranks Little Elm fourth safest in state

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Online list declares Little Elm among state’s safest
Annual list uses FBI Crime Report stats and specialized criteria

LITTLE ELM (July 18, 2017) Based on a combination of statistics reflecting the criminal activity in various categories during 2015 and their own evaluating criteria, Safewise, the online website devoted to providing advice on safety and security, has name...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Fire Chief reminds residents of fireworks ban

fireworks

Little Elm Fire Chief reminds residents of fireworks ban. Town ordinance covers all fireworks, including sparklers.

LITTLE ELM (June 15, 2017) Fire officials around the country are bracing for the Independence Day Holiday, the time of year that has become among the highest for property damage by fire and personal injury.

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Little Elm Park Rules

Beach Rules

With summer comes some friendly reminders about the few beach and park rules Little Elm has.

As the summer draws near and the beach sees increasing activities, the Town is making a big public information push to make sure rules at the beach and Little Elm Park are well known. 

We have installed new signage in English and Spanish, and have...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 12, 2017

West Nile Virus Test

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Testing has begun for Little Elm. This week's test did not have any positive samples.

West Nile Virus Testing in Little Elm has started its weekly testing of mosquitoes for the West Nile Virus. We are pleased to report that this week’s test did not bring back any positive samples. 

However, it is that time of year when we...

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Public Safety

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Listen Live: Little Elm VS Irving

LE game 3 AGAINST IRVING - LISTEN LIVE LINK

Can't make the game? That's OK! Listen live on Championship Radio Sports.

Click the image below for the live link of all the football action tonight!

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Sports & Rec
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Yoga on the Beach

Yoga on the Beach

Get zen with Sharika every Saturday at Little Elm Park and beach.

Grab a beach towel and join us every Saturday at 9 a.m. for Yoga On The Beach! A beginners session and time for questions is at 8:30 a.m. 

The class is free for Rec Center members, or $5 per class. If you pay per class, please bring exact cash and...

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Sports & Rec

Posted on: September 12, 2017

Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair

Child Bike

Bike Safety is Serious Business! 

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Little Elm Park for our Fall 2017 Family Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair sponsored by the Little Elm Police Department and the Local Organization of Community Asso...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story

Posted on: August 24, 2017

National Night Out Registration Open

National Night Out

LITTLE ELM (August 23, 2017) Little Elm Police are now accepting registrations for neighborhoods to add their annual get-to-know-your-first-responders block parties to the annual National Night Out schedule.

        &...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Little Elm EDC seeks to fill upcoming board vacancies

EDC

A thirty-day period of accepting applications from eligible individuals to fill two openings on the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors starts today.  

            &a...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Radical Candor Review

Radical Candor

One of the executive book briefings that we hosted last month for our monthly staff training and development day was a book called "Radical Candor" by Kim Scott. Kim Scott has significant experience working for Google and Apple as well as other ...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Citizens Government Academy class gets start date

CGA

Giving citizens an inside look at the workings of municipal government and, in turn, asking them to use this knowledge to improve their community is the principle behind Little Elm’s Citizens Government Academy.

The next CGA class starts on Wednesday, Sept...

Read on...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Little Elm Public Library Hosts Author Talks and Book Signings

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Summer Reading isn’t just for kids – the Little Elm Public Library has three upcoming “meet the author” and book signing events highlighting local authors, which will appeal to adult readers:

  • Monday, July 3 - 6-8 p.m...
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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

July Jubilee Parking

July Jubilee Parking

Parking

Reserve a parking spot at the park for July 4! The reservation is yours all day- making it easy to come and go! $30 for Non-Residents $25 for Residents of Little Elm, however, you MUST come by the Parks Admin Office at 101 Hardwicke Lane to purchas...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Little Elm Park Rules

Beach Rules

As the summer draws near and the beach sees increasing activities, the Town is making a big public information push to make sure rules at the beach and Little Elm Park are well known. 

We have installed new signage in English and Spanish, and have...

Read on...

Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Yoga on the Beach

Yoga on the Beach

Grab a beach towel and join us every Saturday at 9 a.m. for Yoga On The Beach! A beginners session and time for questions is at 8:30 a.m. 

The class is free for Rec Center members, or $5 per class. If you pay per class, please bring exact cash and...

Read on...

Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Lakefront Grill

LE Grill_bug

The Lakefront Grill is the restaurant right above the beach that is managed by Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas.  Please contact Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas directly for any catering requests.

Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., daily

To see their full menu, please click her...

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Town of Little Elm News