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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Girls Basketball Team

The Lakeside Middle School GOAL Soccer Clubs played this weekend. See more pictures on Lakeside's Facebook page.

Prestwick students are #loboproud of their contribution to the One Hand Can Food Drive!! Follow @PrestwickSTEM on Facebook.

Basketball season is...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

CTE Students at PepsiCo

Little Elm High School Fire Academy students learned proper hose rolling techniques in class on Thursday. Follow @LittleElmHS on Twitter.

Congratulations to the Middle School Volleyball teams on a great season! 2019 Volleyball finishes: 8A-2nd place (7-3),...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Instant Decision Day at LEHS Leaves One Student Surprised

SFA congratulates students as they receive acceptance

Six Little Elm High School students were instantly accepted into Stephen F. Austin State University this week. SFA is the latest major university to join in the rankings of universities to partner with Little Elm High School to host Instant Decision Day f...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

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Congratulations to the LEHS 'Early Bird 30' Winners! The first 30 seniors to turn in college acceptance letters were treated to lunch at Hula Hut by Superintendent Gallagher! Follow @lecollegeready on Twitter.

Prestwick STEM Academy students wore orange on...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

LMS Students at Walker

Freshman College Tours: Members of the Class of 2023 visited The University of North Texas on Wednesday. Follow @lecollegeready on Twitter.

Seventh grade students from Lakeside Middle School signed a beam on Thursday that will be placed inside Walker Middl...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Eight LEHS Seniors Receive College Acceptances in an Instant

UNT admissions representative shakes the hands of a LEHS senior to congratulate him for being accept

written by: Karmen Brown, senior

Many seniors the college admissions process is a very significant part of the final year in their high school journey. It can cause overwhelming feelings of excitement, nervousness, and anxiousness when waiting to hear back...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Tennis

Congratulations to LEHS Team Tennis! They defeated Lake Dallas 13-6 and will play in the Bi-District Playoff round on Tuesday, Good Luck Lobos!! Follow@LEHS_Tennis on Twitter.

Thank you to State Representative, Jared Patterson for taking time to visit with...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Homecoming Parade Baseball

Congratulations to our Athletic Training Program at Little Elm High School. "The Team Behind the Team Award" $500 check was presented in part by Dave Campbell's Texas Football and the Andrews Institute Children's Health. "We are always supe...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Lobo Collegiate Academy Kicks off With Parent Meetings this Month

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writer: Karmen Brown, LEHS senior

For today’s high school graduating seniors, planning for college starts in high school. In fact, high schools across the country are implementing programs to help cut down on rising tuition costs and help students enter th...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

WGU Texas, Little Elm ISD Sign Agreement to Make Higher Education More Accessible

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WGU Texas and Little Elm ISD launched a new partner agreement Thursday, September 5 to create seamless transfer pathways for Little Elm ISD employees who want to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degree with WGU Texas.  

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LEISD News
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.

“Althoug...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Little Elm ISD Employees Will Receive Pay Increases

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The Little Elm school board approved salary increases and teacher pay as part of the $76.5 million general fund budget for the 2019-2020 school year. These increases are made partly because of a comprehensive compensation plan under House Bill 3 signed by...

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LEISD News
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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LEISD News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

On the Road to Continuous Improvement

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In the fall, Daniel Gallagher, superintendent, recommended to the Board of Trustees to approve a comprehensive curriculum audit through the Texas Association of School Administrators, TASA.

Gallagher said to ensure the District is providing high-quality c...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

HOLT CAT to Provide Paid Internships to Little Elm HS Students

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College is not the only path to success for the students at Little Elm High School. Sitting at a table inside the HOLT CAT Little Elm dealership, you quickly learn a big company like this is seeking out employees before they graduate high school. &ldq...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Little Elm ISD Announces Head Boys Basketball Coach

Coach Parker on the sidelines at South Garland

Little Elm High School and Little Elm ISD are pleased to announce Dominique Parker as the new Head Boys Basketball coach. Parker has spent the past five years as the Head Boys Basketball coach at South Garland High School where he led the Colonels to an i...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Soldering Futures at LEHS

Student explains equipment to industry professionals

From pencil to chipping hammer, ten Little Elm High School seniors will walk across the stage at graduation knowing their future is secured.

Students were afforded the opportunity meet with industry professionals in the classroom at LEHS during the first W...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

LEHS CTE Will Expand Healthcare Certifications for Students for 2019-2020 School Year

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Little Elm High School students interested in a career in healthcare will have even more opportunities to receive professional certifications while attending LEHS.

The Career and Technical Education program will receive an additional $30,000 in Perkins Res...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Destination 2025: A Renewed Focus

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Little Elm ISD administrators, campus leaders, teachers, and staff members have used The Destination 2020 Strategic Plan set forth by the strategic planning committee in 2015 to guide their work at the District. The committee, which was made up of parents...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

National Signing Day 2019

National Signing Day at LEHS

WATCH a recap of the signing day event!

Congratulations to LEHS football player Jorian Dodd signing with Howard Payne University!

Congratulations to LEHS football player Elias DeLeon signing with Cisco College!

Congratulations to LEHS football player Gerson ...

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LEISD News
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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LEISD News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

myON Winter Reading Challenge Winners Announced for Grades 4-8

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4th Grade Competition: Jayden Jackson, from Chavez, read 2703 minutes to win 1st place. Jalen Jackson, from Chavez, read 2649 minutes to win 2nd place.

5th Grade Competition: Manha Asif, from Lakeview, read 1799 minutes to win 1st place.

5th Grade Competiti...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

A Look Back In Time...

Little ELm Rural School Class Photo

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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LEISD News
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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