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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Celebrate Texas Public Schools

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Districts across Texas are joining the campaign to Celebrate Texas Public Schools. Texas public schools bring top quality education to more than 4 million students. Talented teachers and caring staff members and administrators set a strong foundation for ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

PRestwick Staff Collaboration

Brent Elementary's 'Stick with Reading' winners! The Dallas Stars Hockey Foundation awarded a jersey to the student in each class that read the most minutes from November 1-December 12. Congratulations Lobos!

7 Days, 7 Ways #WeAreLittleElm at Prestwick STE...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

LEHS Students featured in event for local realtors

realtor event

By Devyn Kote

February 12, 2018 

    What better way to promote Little Elm than with food and music from our talented Little Elm students. On February 2, after school hours, realtors came to visit the high school as students and s...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Valentine Party

To help Lakeside Middle School eighth graders study for their unit 7 science test, their teachers created an escape room where students had to answer review questions to get clues to move through the stations and eventually escape the room. LMS Principal,...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Community Input on Naming New Facilities

wolfLE white background

Last month, Little Elm ISD leaders streamlined facility naming procedures that would give the entire community a chance to offer their input when the District builds a new facility. "We know the importance of naming our facilities. We feel this allow...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Little Elm ISD Announces Director for Curriculum and Learning

Doug Sevier, Director for Curriculum and Learning

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Doug Sevier in his new role as Director for Curriculum and Learning with the District. He has spent the last two years as Principal at Chavez Elementary.

Prior to Little Elm ISD, Sevier was the Principal at Northbrook ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Little Elm ISD Announces Executive Director for Construction and Operations

RICK MARTIN

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Rick Martin has joined Little Elm ISD as the Executive Director for Construction and Operations.

Martin has spent the last five and a half years with Dallas ISD as a project manager and with bond construction services....

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Save the Date! Dual Language Parent Meetings in March

Dual Language Text Bubbles

In order to be considered for the Dual Language Program at Little Elm ISD, parents need to attend one of the two information meetings held in March. The first one is Wednesday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. and Hackberry Elementary. The second meeting is on Wednes...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

STEM Teachers

National Signing Day! 17 Little Elm High School Lobo athletes signed letters of intent to play at the collegiate level. See more pictures on the LEISD Athletics Twitter page.

Prestwick STEM Academy teachers presented at the TSTEM conference in Galveston. A...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Brent Elementary College-Going Culture

Tarleton State University poster board

The moment you walk into Brent Elementary, it is evident this campus is embracing a college-going culture. Teachers have sprinkled their college swag in and around their classrooms and placed a giant map with college pendants and pens showing on-lookers w...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Little Elm ISD Announces CTE Coordinator

CTE Coordinator Ryan Contreras

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Ryan Contreras as the District Coordinator for Career and Technical Education, Fine Arts, and Electives. Contreras previously served as the Assistant Principal and Director for Career and Technology Education at Sherm...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Senior Powerlifter Statebound

Shelbie Rhodes 2

    Article written by: Reagan Whitehead, LEHS journalism student

    Senior Shelbie Rhodes is powerlifting her way into success. It was during the first meet of the girls powerlifting season at Sunnyvale High School tha...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

Guitar Ensemble at Prestwick

Students at Brent Elementary dressed up to celebrate the 100th day of school! See more pictures on Brent's Facebook page.

Guitar Ensemble at Prestwick STEM Academy.

The Lady Lobo softball teams opened up the 2018 season with victories over Krum, Varsity won...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Prestwick: The Kindness Challenge of 2018

The Kindness challenge at Prestwick

Prestwick STEM Academy students are participating in the Kindness Challenge of 2018. During the week, these students are being creative as they find ways to connect with one another, show tolerance and create a culture of kindness. "We kicked off our...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 1, 2018

UIL Realignments Announced for 2018-2020

UIL realignment

Thursday morning, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) released its tentative Volleyball, Basketball, and Football District Assignments and Reclassification information. For the first time in history, Little Elm football will play in a separate dis...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Say it with Film

AV short film story

     story contributed by Isabel Jones, LEHS journalism student

     Lights, Camera, Action! Joseph Gayton is a filmmaker and editor in the Advanced (AV) class. He works primarily with the cameras and e...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Little Elm High School Theatre Prepares for One-Act Play

theatre one act prep

    story contributed by Ornella Pintos, LEHS journalism student

    Whenever someone says the word “theatre” people tend to relate it to Shakespeare's, “Romeo and Juliet”...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 19, 2018

SAT Day at Little Elm High School

SAT Test logo

Story written by Megan Heller, Testing coordinator for Little Elm High School Newsletter

For the first time in Little Elm High School, every junior will be offered the chance to take the SAT® exam on a school day. Students typically had to sign up ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Lakeview 5th Graders: Leaders in Education

Student-Led Conferences

When students guide the parent-teacher conference, they take ownership of their learning. Lakeview Elementary fifth-grade teacher Kim Crawford experienced it first hand with her own child at a different district. “I thought it was very unique and very int...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Brown Nominated to Serve on Texas A&M Very Important Counselor Advisory Council

Brown receives VIC Award

Two years ago in April, Keisha Brown, K-12 College Readiness Coordinator for Little Elm ISD, was honored with the Very Important Counselor Award at Texas A&M University. As a result for receiving this award, Brown was recently nominated to serve on th...

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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: 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.

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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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