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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Little Elm ISD Unveils Vision for Lobo Lane

a picture of the Zellars sign with the administration building in the back drop.

Little Elm ISD student enrollment is projected to grow by more than one thousand students over the next five years  and more than double that in 10 years.

Daniel Gallagher, Little Elm ISD superintendent, has unveiled the District's plan for the th...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Little Elm ISD Seeking Community Input for New Middle School Attendance Zones

Middle School Locations

This is an exciting time to be at Little Elm ISD as we plan for the construction of the two new middle schools. We are asking for public input, through a selected committee, as the District analyzes growth and middle school student populations. 

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

LEISD School Board Approves Contract for Curriculum Audit

Fifth Graders experience Kindergarten

The Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees approved the contract with Texas Association of School Administrators and Curriculum Management Solutions, Inc. during Monday's board meeting. "I would like to bring in TASA to do an external audit of our curricul...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Little Elm ISD Administration Recommends Curriculum Audit

kids working in science lab with googles on their faces

As one of the strategies under the District’s Strategic Plan, teaching and learning are at the core. It is also vital to the success of its students and teachers. In order to achieve the goal of engaging each student in rigorous and relevant learning expe...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

7th Grade Volleyball

Little Elm High School DECA hosted their annual college fair for students on Wednesday. "55 colleges attended and seniors I talked to found the fair very beneficial and informative" said LEHS DECA representative, Aimen Shah.

Prestwick STEM Academ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

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Prestwick Concert Band students collaborate to problem solve peer comprehension of musical concepts. Follow @PrestwickBand on Twitter.

Lakeside Middle School sixth grade teachers put together a 'Book Tasting' for their students so they could identify the d...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

TWU Offered $52,000 in Scholarships During LEHS Instant Decision Day

Instant Decision Day process

Some Little Elm High School seniors are leaving school Tuesday with a sigh of relief and a smile on their faces. Texas Woman’s University G-Force team and members of the admissions office worked jointly to help students with college needs, such ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

College Ready. Career Ready. Life Ready.

Arrow Logo Colorful

Little Elm ISD's mission is to Engage, Equip, and Empower each student to realize their full potential. District leaders are always looking for new ways to help students and parents have a deeper understanding as to what that means with the new College, C...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

Meet the Lobos Community Pep Rally

Hackberry Elementary students had a great time during their APEX Obstacle Fun Run! See more pictures on Hackberry's Facebook page.

Oak Point Mayor, Keith Palmer, attended the Meet the Lobos Community Pep Rally on Wednesday night. Thank you for supporting o...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

Carter Blood Care Grant for HOSA

Oak Point Elementary's new SRO, Officer Wyatt, discussed bicycle and walker safety with students.

Little Elm High School Student Council kicked off the new school year by inviting all seniors to a special Senior Sunrise party.

The LEHS Lobo football team st...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Accelerate Students are Making Their Mark

Accelerate students establishing norms

More than a dozen Little Elm High School students are taking part in a new program that will advance a student’s voice to the next level. The Accelerate student leadership program is designed to work in collaboration with District professionals ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Town of Little Elm and Little Elm ISD hold first Active Shooter Drill

police officers listen to the debrief notes

Little Elm ISD hosted a safety training in a joint-effort with the Little Elm Police Department and the Little Elm Fire Department Wednesday. It was the first of its kind to include the different emergency response departments and the District to simulate...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Volleyball Team

Teachers and staff celebrate Oak Point Elementary's 10th year! Follow Oak Point Elementary on Facebook.

The LEHS Volleyball team kicked off their 2018 season with a victory over West Mesquite!

The District celebrated our auxiliary staff at the annual FamiLE...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

Community Volunteer stuff backpacks for bash

Thanks to our friends at Kroger Little Elm for a huge donation of school supplies made possible by the generosity of our incredible community! Superintendent Daniel Gallagher accepts the donation from Rich.

Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers that ca...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

LEaders Move Campuses

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Felipe Vargas, Assistant Principal at Prestwick, will be moving to Lakeside Middle School as an Assistant Principal. Mr. Vargas has been AP at Prestwick for three years and during his time, he has continued to develop his leadership capacity as a systems ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Little Elm ISD and Grand Canyon University Announce Partnership to Benefit Community

GCU partnership

Little Elm ISD superintendent Daniel Gallagher signed a participant agreement with the Grand Canyon University that opens up a door of opportunities for Little Elm ISD teachers, staff, their spouses, students and parents. Through the Participants in Learn...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Summer Learning Summit in its Fourth Year at LEISD

professional learning and teachers listening

The Summer Learning Summit is a professional learning conference designed to specifically serve the needs of teachers at Little Elm ISD as well as partner schools. In previous years, the Summit has been exclusive to Little Elm ISD staff. This year, teache...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Chavez DI Team Places 21st at Global Finals Competition

students participated in the Top of the Food Chain Challenge and won!

It was a great start for the first Little Elm ISD team to compete at Destination Imagination Global Finals. Power of 7 finished in the top half, tying for 21st place out of 55 teams from around the world. "The place ahead of us was less than one poin...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

District Announces Elementary & Secondary Teachers of the Year, Lobo Leaders of the Year

District Lobo Leaders of the Year

The District is pleased to announce the Elementary & Secondary Teachers of the year and the Lobo Leaders of the Year!(From Left to Right)

Christi Beerley - Lobo Leader of the Year from Hackberry ElementaryTina Scott - Elementary Teacher of the Year fro...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Global Finals - Seven Chavez Elementary Students are Packing their Bags

Destination Imagination team from Chavez Elementary advance to Globals

For the first time in Little Elm ISD, seven Chavez Elementary students, called the “Power of 7,” have advanced to Global Finals after competing at the state Destination Imagination, or DI, tournament held in Mansfield ISD over the week...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

ExcelLEnce Express

Excellence Express

Every year, a team of District administration sets out on a mission to make a teacher, a paraprofessional, and a Lobo leaders' day. This is the time we celebrate excellence among our staff and recognize the hard work each of these very important FamiLE me...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

The District Names the Two New Middle Schools, Transportation Facility

picture of Jerry Walker and Dr. Lowell H. Strike

The Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees called a special public meeting Monday evening to review a list of potential names for the two new middle schools and the transportation facility.

After careful consideration,  the Board voted and approved the ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Thank a School Board Member

School Board members pose in a selfie.

January is School Board Recognition Month and Little Elm ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools.

“School board members serve countless hours...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

LIINK - 3 kids playing outside

LiiNK, which stands for Let's Inspire Innovation 'N Kids, is a project designed by Dr. Debbie Rhea of Texas Christian University. It models the Finnish school system, one of the most successful school systems in the world, where students receive four rece...

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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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