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Posted on: March 16, 2020

LEISD Board of Trustees Approve Resolution to Pay Staff During Closure

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Little Elm ISD, along with hundreds of other districts, is experiencing an unprecedented decision to extend the closure of schools after Spring Break in an effort to prevent the potential spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. Most districts are figuring ou...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Lakeview Elementary Students Take an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip

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Fourth graders from Little Elm ISD’s Lakeview Elementary traveled to Waco and Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip, Friday, March 6, 2020, to experience what they are learning in social studies and science. Students visited...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Record Number of Division I College Commits to Sign on National Signing Day

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Little Elm ISD Athletics is pleased to announce 11 athletes who will sign their letter of intent to play collegiate sports with a school that is a member of the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA.) Also known as National Signing Day, athlet...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

633 Run to Benefit Jerry R. Walker Scholarship Fund and Little Elm Education Foundation

633 Run Save the Date Updated

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Little Elm Independent School District in partnership with the Little Elm ISD Education Foundation announced Tuesday of its plan to host a 633 Run in honor of Jerry R. Walker...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Calling all Pre-K and Kindergartners for the 2020-2021 School Year

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Little Elm ISD announced the pre-registration date for incoming Pre-K and Kindergartners for the 2020-2021 school year. The date is Thursday, April 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at your zoned campus. If you are currently enrolled in Pre-K, there is no ne...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Little Elm's Watts, Tipton sign letters of intent

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Congratulations to Ryan Watts and Tyler Tipton for signing their National Letters of intent Wednesday. Watts has committed to Ohio State University and Tipton committed to the University of Tulsa. These division I schools have added Lobos to their rosters...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Little Elm ISD Will Soon Have Certified STEM Schools

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Two campuses at Little Elm ISD are taking the next steps in developing 21st-century STEM education for all students. Hackberry Elementary and Prestwick STEM Academy leaders and teachers are working to become certified STEM campuses through the Na...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Gallagher Selected for World-Class Superintendent Program

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Daniel Gallagher, superintendent of Little Elm ISD, has been chosen to participate in the AASA National Superintendent Certification Program for the East Cohort 2022. He is one of 25 superintendents from districts across the country who was accepted into ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

LEISD School Board Approves New Sport for 2020-2021 School Year

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Little Elm High School students will now have another choice when it comes to athletics. During the Monday evening Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees meeting, school board members approved the recommendation to add wrestling to the line-up of sports offered...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

LEHS Students Build Hovercrafts, Ride Inside School

STUDENTS MAKING REPAIR TO HOVERCRAFT

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What happens when you ask 40 Little Elm High School students to build a hovercraft that can carry at least one student 30 meters? You get eight homemade flying machines. Well, technically, the machines did not fly in the air...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Education Foundation Surprises 2019 Innovative Teaching Grant Winners

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Last month, more than 50 grant applications poured into the Little Elm ISD Education Foundation for a chance to receive grant money to enhance learning in a classroom or at a campus. Several LEISDEF Board members and volunteers read each application and u...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Little Elm ISD Improves Overall State Accountability Rating

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The Texas Education Agency has released the 2019 accountability ratings for public schools. Little Elm ISD received a “B” letter grade, based on the state’s year-old A-F Public School Accountability System.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Announcing Cook Children's Telemedicine Program at all LEISD Campuses

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Little Elm ISD is excited to announce the Cook Children’s school-based Telemedicine program which will be available at each campus beginning fall 2019. Through this partnership with Cook Children’s, we can bring the doctor’s ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Construction Officially Underway After Groundbreaking Ceremonies

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Little Elm Independent School District officials broke ground Monday for two new schools at Eldorado Parkway and French Settlement Road in Little Elm and Lebanon Road in The Colony. These sites will be the locations for Jerry R. Walker Middle School and L...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

A Look Back In Time...

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The first effort at a public school building in the 1860s was at a private home in the Little Elm area which gave way to a one-room log cabin schoolhouse built in 1865. In 1877, the Little Elm School Community District No.18 was constituted by Denton Coun...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

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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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