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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Why Choose LEISD?

Why Choose LEISD

Little Elm ISD is a place where you can add your uniqueness to a culture based on excellence, integrity, respect, and compassion. We are a one high school District. We are ALL Lobos. We are a small community with big opportunities. We are FamiLE. We are O...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Summer College Search Series Makes its Way to Little Elm High School

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Each summer, the Dallas Area Recruiters Network, or DARN, travel to several high schools in the Dallas Fort Worth area to give parents and students a chance to get a jump start on the college search and admission processes. This year, DARN kicked off its ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Lakeview Elementary Principal Named

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Little Elm ISD welcomes John Wofford as the new Lakeview Elementary Principal.  Mr. Wofford has served the past 22 years in Arlington ISD, 12 of which were in the role of elementary principal.  Wofford is a Nationally Certified Principal...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

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

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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: 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

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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: May 22, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

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Presenting the Little Elm High School Class of 2018!!

Lobo Legacy Walk at Lakeview Elementary. Watch a video of the Legacy Walk at Lakeview Elementary.

Lobo Legacy Walk at Oak Point Elementary. See more pictures on Oak Point's Facebook page.

Lobo Legacy Walk...

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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 17, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

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Celebrating the retirements of our famiLE members: Sergio Armentero, Margaret Duram, Howard Gee, Kathleen O'Bannon, Mark Parr, Aydee Perez, and Terrell Tate. Thank you for serving our students and community!

Congratulations to Oak Point Elementary for bein...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

LEISD to Roll Out New Student Leadership Program

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In the fall, Little Elm ISD will advance student voice to the next level with the roll out of the student leadership program, AcceLErate. Little Elm High School juniors and seniors who are enrolled in CTE practicum courses will be part of the leadership t...

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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: March 2, 2018

Little Elm ISD Celebrates first Destination Imagination Team to go to State

Power of 7 Team advances to State Destination Imagination

Beyond the Imagination, a Destination has emerged for seven young Destination Imagination Competitors from Chavez Elementary. “Power of 7” is a team made up of six fifth graders and one fourth grader. They are the first team to advance to the DI state com...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Student Achievement on the Rise

students working together in class.

The District received state results of the first administration of the STAAR tests for 5th- and 8th-grade reading and math. Comparative data from 2017 to 2018 shows improvement in passing rates and in each content area. The measurement is broken into thre...

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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 27, 2018

New Middle School Principals Announced, Chavez Principal Announced

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Little Elm ISD is pleased the announce the names of the Principals for the two new middle schools. 

Kelley Carr has been named the Principal for Jerry R. Walker Middle School. This campus will be located off of Eldorado Parkway between French Sett...

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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: April 12, 2018

LMS Cheer Squad Brings Home First Award

LMS Cheerleaders Win Cheer Star Nationals

Between games and other school events that require the support of the Lakeside Middle School Cheerleaders, the girls finally found something where someone else can do the cheering for them. 

Last weekend, the 16-member cheer squad traveled up the ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Recent S&P Report Says Little Elm ISD has “Very Strong Finances”

Grant Anderson, Associate Superintendent and CFO for the District

The District issued its first bond sale of $150 million on April 3 and was able to maximize the amount based on recent credit rating reports. Little Elm ISD’s financial advisor, Derek Honea of RBC Capital Markets, presented credit rating informa...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

LEISD STEM Rollout for the 2018-2019 School Year

STEM Roll Out Begins 2018-2019 school year

In the spring of 2017, Little Elm ISD surveyed the community through Thoughtexchange and asked how the community would feel about expanding STEM to all elementary campuses. The response was overwhelmingly in favor of providing STEM education to every chil...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Hackberry Students Say Thank You to CoServ

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Lining the hallways at Hackberry Elementary were students of every grade level wielding hand-made signs with a word of thanks and chanting, "CoServ!" The recipients of those thank you notes were the six CoServ representatives who came to the cam...

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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

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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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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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