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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Empower Teachers to Empower Students

E3 CONFERENCE AT UNT

For the second year in a row, the District hosted it's second annual E3 conference at the University of North Texas. Nationally renowned speakers who are experts in the world of education and invited to share their expertise. 

But the District wan...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures

Oak Point Pink Out

Brent Elementary students collecting canned goods for the LEISD Food Drive.

Chavez Cash Doctor Fundraiser qualifiers take a field trip to Main Event!

 Powell Sixth Grade top sellers from their campus fundraiser took a limo ride to Urban Air Trampol...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

ACADEMICS

Little Elm High School students will be competing for the third year in Academic Decathlon. The first year the AcDec team competed, they surpased repeat competitors and finished 6th in State in mid-sized category. Academic Pentathlon is also at Lakeside M...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Senior Days of Service Gives Back

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The Little Elm High School Senior Days of Service were designed to provide Seniors with easy opportunities to give back to their community. "We have always struggled with what to plan for Seniors on testings days, such as PSAT testing day, where the ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

CBS11 PepRally Visits Little Elm for Live Morning Weather Cast

CBS 11 PEP RALLY

The CBS 11 morning weather crew paid Little Elm High School a visit Friday morning during a segment called CBS11 PepRally. They chose LEHS, among a handful of other metroplex high schools to be featured each Friday for two hours during their live weather ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 19, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

UNT - COLLEGE TOUR

The Freshman College Tours began last fall when Keisha Brown, coordinator for K-12 College Readiness had an idea that seemed far fetched: transporting more than 400 freshman to different college campuses for one day. The idea worked. 

This year, 4...

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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: October 17, 2017

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CTE - CULINARY ARTS

Culinary arts and hospitality careers are a growing sector of the north Texas economy. As more citizens move to the metroplex, these jobs will continue to be in high demand. Our brand new state-of-the-art culinary lab rivals anything found in north Texas ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

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Dual Language - Students work collaboratively together

The two-way Dual Language Program at Little Elm ISD is in its ninth year. Balancing native English and Spanish speaking students together in the same class is part of the program's success. They learn side-by-side and collaboratively learn each other's la...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures

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CBS11 filmed live at LEHS on Friday morning for their CBS 11 Pep Rally show! 

Little Elm High School Student Athletic Trainers wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness!

Artists of the Month at Brent Elementary!!

Prestwick students make pink r...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 9, 2017

School Board Approves Letter of Intent for location of 2nd New Middle School

Lakeside Middle School and Second Middle School Locations Announced

As part of the $239,500,000 Bond package, the Long Range Facilities Planning Committee made the recommendation to build two new Middle Schools to accommodate student growth. The Bond package also addresses extracurricular and Career Technical Education ex...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Freshman Tour Expands to More Colleges

college tour

The trip started early in the morning. One by one, parents began dropping off their Little Elm High School freshman to load on to ten different buses. Each bus was planned to head in a different direction, but they all had the same destination in mind; a ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Lobo Band Nabs First Place at US Bands Competition in Denton

Band in the stands

It sounds like it was taken straight out of a movie script. The underdogs, fighting their way to finish on top, and the competition is tight with heavy hitters also clawing their way through. But this story has a happy ending for the Little Elm High Schoo...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Instant Decision Day for Three Little Elm High School Students

Texas Tech Instant Decision Day at LEHS

Cookie celebrations are the best. But a cookie etched out in icing with the name of the university you've just been accepted to makes the celebration that much sweeter. Three Little Elm High School students, Chelsea Chang, Dylan McAden, and Cassidy Davis ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Little Elm ISD District College Readiness Coordinator wins money to give to a LEHS Student

Brown wins Scholarship award

One lucky student will be the recipient of a $500 scholarship to Stephen F. Austin University for the fall of 2018. District College Coordinator Keisha Brown was awarded the scholarship this week when she attended a counselor workshop hosted by Sam Housto...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Little Elm ISD Presents Red Cross with District Donation Money

Brent students present check to American Red Cross

Nearly a month ago, South Texas was bracing for what would be known as the worst hurricane to hit Texas since 1970. Texas Governor Gregg Abbott said it will cost as much as $180 billion, $125 billion coming from federal aid, to rebuild the state, which wo...

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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: 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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