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Posted on: December 14, 2017

DECA in November

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Article written by Bella Argentine, Little Elm High School senior and DECA social media VP

Editor Cecelia Jones, Director for Communications

November was the start of competition at Little Elm High School. Although, district competition is in January, our c...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Making the Connection from the Classroom to the Home

Looking over students learning about science

Hundreds of parents and students made a showing at Oak Point Elementary last weekend to experience hands-on science experiments and math games during the annual Math and Science night event. Every grade level teacher, from kindergarten to fifth grade, pla...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures!

Hackberry Writers

Student at Oak Point Elementary learned about coding with Colby the Code Mouse.

Fourth grade disguised their turkeys and then wrote expository essays explaining why their turkey should not be eaten for Thanksgiving dinner.

Basketball season is in full swing...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 11, 2017

5 LEHS Students Complete Semester Long Internship at FC Dallas

Five DECA and Business students present to a room of professionals

Creating a place where teachers love to teach and students love to learn is something Little Elm ISD values. As students advance through different programs, a way to enrich their experience is to provide meaningful and relatable opportunities. Little Elm ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Lobo Football Players Earn District Honors

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District 14-5A Superlative Award

Defensive Utility Player of the Year

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First Team All District Honors:

Offense 

JR- Logan Kohler QB

SR-Corey Moses-RB

SR-Glenn Young- RB

JR-Jacob Kimball-OL

SR- Dalton Wilcox-OL

JR-Elias DeLeon-OL

SR-Kev...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Little Elm ISD Announces New Roles

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Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Cecelia Jones in her new role as Director for Communications. Jones has served in the Communications Department at Little Elm ISD since 2014 as Specialist, Coordinator, and Assistant Director.

 

Before her prof...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

LEHS Blue Angels Make a Double Showing in Parades

Blue Angels pose at the Dallas Holiday Parade

Marching in two parades is just part of the gig for this award-winning competitive dance team. The Little Elm High School Blue Angels, a team of 22 girls who try out every year, participate in other events that are not just school related, but are benefic...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 10, 2017

Hackberry Elementary Opens Doors to New STEM Makerspace

makerspace at hackberry

It's taken three months of planning and creating, but it's finally here. Hackberry Elementary revealed its new makerspace in front of a room of parents Wednesday during Coffee with the Principals.

"We decided we wanted this room three weeks before sch...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 17, 2017

College Road Trippin'

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Gassed up and ready to go, a large 55 passenger bus was full of Little Elm High School students and parents eager to make a day trip to Nacogdoches, Texas on Saturday. It's home to the Stephen F. Austin University Lumberjacks, and for a day they became Lu...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Emerging Leaders and Entrepreneurs: DECA's Busiest Month

LEHS MS Challenge

One of the biggest projects is the Little Elm ISD Annual food drive, benefiting the Little Elm Area Food Bank. In addition to managing the food drive and collecting cans at Little Elm High Schools, students were in charge of creating all the promotional m...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

First Ever Food Trailer is Unveiled

Little Elm ISD tabLE to Go food trailer

It won’t be long before you see the first of its kind food trailer rolling around Little Elm serving the community with Little Elm ISD’s name on it. Dr. Tony Tipton, executive director for Community Relations and Marketing and Cortney ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Karrington is On A Roll

VOLLEYBALL TECH COMMITTMENT

Contributions for story provided by LEHS Journalism class.

Little Elm High School senior, Karrington Jones, recently received a full ride scholarship to Texas Tech University to play volleyball. Jones earned this reward based on her intense involvement wit...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 24, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

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Why do we love Little Elm ISD?

It's a place where we can add our uniqueness to a culture based on excellence, integrity, respect, and compassion.

It's a place where we are a one high school town.

It's a place where we are all Lobos.

It's a place where you can...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 23, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

ATHLETICS

At Little Elm High School alone, there are nearly 30 student clubs and organizations for students to choose from and become involved in at school. The different clubs tap into a student's creativity, musical talents, leadership, professional careers, and ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

ACADEMICS

Little Elm High School students will be competing for the third year in Academic Decathlon. The first year the AcDec team competed, they surpased repeat competitors and finished 6th in State in mid-sized category. Academic Pentathlon is also at Lakeside M...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 19, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

UNT - COLLEGE TOUR

The Freshman College Tours began last fall when Keisha Brown, coordinator for K-12 College Readiness had an idea that seemed far fetched: transporting more than 400 freshman to different college campuses for one day. The idea worked. 

This year, 4...

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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: October 16, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

Dual Language - Students work collaboratively together

The two-way Dual Language Program at Little Elm ISD is in its ninth year. Balancing native English and Spanish speaking students together in the same class is part of the program's success. They learn side-by-side and collaboratively learn each other's la...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

LEISD STEM Rollout Plan for K-5

Middle School students working on a robot in engineering class

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 equal STEM opportunities to ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Dr. Strike Announces Retirement

Dr. Lowell Strike, Superintendent

The Board of Trustees for the Little Elm Independent School District accepted the notice of retirement from Dr. Lowell H. Strike’s, superintendent of schools, at their Monday, June 19th board meeting. Strike’s retirement will be effective December 31, 201...

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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.

Ba...

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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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