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Posted on: March 22, 2019

The Rocket Project: Chavez Elementary

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Rockets, on a smaller scale, are relatively easy to launch. You place it on a launch pad and watch it take off into the air. But for one Chavez Elementary fifth-grade science teacher, sometimes what you predict will happen, doesn't, but that's what makes ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Girls Soccer District Champions

Congratulations to the LEHS Varsity Girls Soccer team, they won the District Championship for the first time in LEHS history!

Rocket Day at Chavez Elementary - fifth grade students built and launched their own rockets! See more pictures on Chavez's Faceboo...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

TabLE To Go Food Trailer Serving up Lunch during First Public Event

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The tabLE to go Food Trailer will be open for full lunch service on Friday, March 29, from 11:30am-12:30pm at Little Elm High School in the southwest parking lot just off Waterside Drive. This lunch is open to the public. Students will serve loaded baked ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 13, 2019

March is National Athletic Training Month

National Athletic Training Month

March is National Athletic Training Month and Little Elm High School student athletic trainers will be celebrating while covering all the athletic events throughout March. Students will be seen assisting with wound care, taping/bandaging, treatment, and r...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Lakeside Choir

March is National Athletic Training Month! We love our Lobo Trainers!!

Congratulations to LEHS Powerlifter Mykiyah Whitfield! Mykiyah placed 4th in her weight class at the regional competition and is headed to State for the second year in a row!

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Lobo Honors Awards Recipients Announced

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Earlier this year, the Little Elm ISD Education Foundation asked students across the District to submit a letter nominating their favorite teacher, librarian, or instructional coach. The letter had to explain why their nominee is special and how they Enga...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Lobo ColLEgiate Academy Begins in the fall of 2020

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Little Elm ISD has announced the Lobo ColLEgiate Academy (LCA) beginning the fall of 2020. LCA is a cohort of selected Little Elm High School students who will participate in extensive dual credit coursework through North Central Texas College (NCTC), beg...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Little Elm ISD Announces New Principals

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Strike Middle School Principal

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Kelly Hastings as the principal of Lowell H. Strike Middle School.  Ms. Hastings has served as the principal of Young Junior High School in Arlington ISD for the past seven years...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Read Across LE Volunteers at Oak Point

LEHS Powerlifters Izzi Fielder and Melissa Ocasio are State Bound!! Senior, Izzi Fielder won her weight class at the regional competition. She qualified for regionals four years in a row and this is her third year to qualify for state! Junior, Melissa Oca...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

2018-2019 Lobos of the Year

Amanda Miller - Teacher of the Year

Little Elm High School:

Lakeside Middle School:

Prestwick STEM Academy:

Brent Elementary:

Chavez Elementary:

Hackberry Elementary:

Lakeview Elementary:

Oak Point Elementary:

Zellars Alternative & Support Services:

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Girls Powerlifters

Prestwick STEM Academy hosted the VEX Robotics IQ Challenge on Saturday. See more pictures on Prestwick's Twitter page.

The Little Elm ISD Excellence Express visisted each campus Friday to honor (and suprise) the Lobos of the Year for the 2018-2019 school ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

The Road to State: Chavez Elementary Team Advances in DI Competition

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With the flip of a coin, it became a tragic beginning with a happy ending. This year, for the second year in a row, Chavez Elementary will be sending another Destination Imagination team to the state DI tournament in Corpus Christi. The team, “H...

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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 8, 2019

New Fire Science Program at LEISD Expands Career Options for LEHS Students

fire fighters showing off fire truck to high school students

Little Elm ISD has partnered with the Town of Little Elm Fire Department and North Central Texas College to provide a Fire Science Program for students at Little Elm High School beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. These courses will help develop stude...

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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 29, 2019

The 86th Legislative Session and What it means for Little Elm ISD

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The Texas Legislature is 17 days deep in its 140-day 86th legislative session. Public Education state funding is one of many priorities in the House and Senate as they discuss how the state should fund school districts.

Grant Anderson, associate superinten...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Little Elm ISD School Board Approves Funding for New Curriculum

teachers meeting around a table

Little Elm ISD will be purchasing curriculum through the Texas Curriculum Management Program Cooperative known as TEKS Resource Systems. TEKS stands for Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills which are learning standards mandated by the state.

During Monday&...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

myON Winter Reading Challenge Winners Announced for Grades K-3

myON Lakeview Winners

Kindergarten Competition: Oghenekome Evwierekegba, from Lakeview, read 888 minutes to win first place.Second Grade Competition: Ovie Evwierekegba, from Lakeview, read 2,032 minutes to win first place.Third Grade Competition: Runor Evwierekegba, from Lakev...

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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: December 7, 2018

Seeking Input from Community about Possibly Renaming Stadium

Aerial of the Little Elm Athletic Complex

The Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees is seeking community input regarding a potential change in the name of the District's stadium. The current name of the stadium is the Little Elm Athletic Complex. "Earlier in the year, suggestions were brought for...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Where did all the Little Elm ISD Buses Go?

close up of a bus

After 36 years of occupying a site in the central part of the town, Little Elm ISD has moved its bus fleet to a new location 2.5 miles west of that location. Phase one of the Little Elm ISD Transportation and Operations Facility is located on Hill Lane an...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Brent Elementary Students Prepare for Rocket Competition

rocket, provided by Fun 2 Discover, will measure seven feet tall and will weight seven pounds

Fun 2 Discover, the presenting sponsor of Texas Motor Speedway's Speeding To Read, is providing a free rocket building competition among the 14 participating elementary schools and more than 7,500 students in the educational program.

There currently are 29...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

LEISD Education Foundation Surprises Grant Winners

LEISD EF Grant Winner At Oak Point

Last month, more than 80 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. Over a two day period, several LEISDEF Board members and volunteers read...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Blackwood Participates in Leadership Program

Dan Blackwood is standing at a podium delivering a presentation about LEISD

Daniel Blackwood, a trustee from Little Elm ISD, joined 33 other school board members from across Texas November 15-17 in Amarillo for the second session of the Leadership TASB class of 2019. Selected by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Little Elm ISD Earns an "A" for Financial Accountability

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The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released final financial accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters across the state, with 99 percent of all Texas school districts and charters earning a successful final rating for 201...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 18, 2018

LEISD Moves Forward with Plans to Improve LEHS Ball Fields

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The District is moving forward with its plan to improve and renovate athletic facilities at Little Elm High School. What was defined as being a part of Phase I are four different elements to include football, baseball, softball, and tennis facilities. The...

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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 5, 2018

New School Bus Locator App Puts Parents at Ease

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The SafeStop mobile app provides expected bus stop arrival times and bus locator information to parents who want or need to know. "I believe this app will be extremely helpful to parents who might be waiting at home wondering how much longer will the...

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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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