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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Hackberry Running Club

Hackberry Elementary's very first running club kicked off this week! 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students logged over 50 miles in the first three days! See more pictures on Hackberry's Facebook page.

Little Elm High School students had the opportunity to visit...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Little Elm ISD Announces Executive Director for Human Resources

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Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Dr. Chad Teague is the Executive Director for Human Resources. Teague previously served as Director of Human Resources for McKinney ISD.

Throughout Dr. Teague’s 25 years in public education, he has served as ...

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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: September 6, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Grandparents Day Lunch

We are pleased to have recognized 225 Little Elm High School students for being highly successful on AP exams (passing score of 3 or greater), 41 AP Scholars, 9 AP Scholars with Honors, 18 AP Scholars with Distinction, 3 National AP Scholars. Way to go Lo...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Little Elm High School Students Achieve Academic Success on AP Exams

AP Exam award recipients

Little Elm ISD students have started the year on the path of success. More than 200 students were recognized and celebrated Thursday evening in front of parents, educators, and their peers for the Advanced Placement achievement. Nearly 40 of them earned A...

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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 30, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

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Congratulations to the LEHS Tennis Team - they beat Denton Ryan on Tuesday! Follow @LEHS_Tennis on Twitter.

Brent Elementary students used their problem solving and creativity skills to make IO Block Creations in the school's makerspace. Follow @BrentEleme...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Cross Country Meet

Hackberry Lobos are excited to be back for a new school year! Follow Hackberry Elementary on Facebook.

Students at Prestwick STEM Academy have partnered with the Volunteers of America Classic to help launch the Feather Project. Follow @PrestwickSTEM on Twi...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Hackberry Welcomes Students

Hackberry Elementary rolled out the red carpet to welcome their students back for the new school year! See more pictures on Hackberry's Facebook page.

Welcome back Prestwick Lobos! Follow @PrestwickSTEM on Twitter for more pictures.

The LEHS Lobo Football t...

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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: August 7, 2019

Outstanding Little Elm ISD Students Participate in 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy Camps

Education in Action

Two Little Elm ISD students spent part of their summer at the Education in Action's summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp. Adam Johnston, 7th grader at Lakeside Middle School, and Tara Conti, 8th grader at LMS, were chosen to participate among 1,0...

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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: 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: 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: 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 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 18, 2019

Little Elm ISD School Board Approves Funding for New Curriculum

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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 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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