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Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017 TEA Ratings: All Campuses Receive Highest Possible Rating of Met Standard

TEA Image

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the 2017 state accountability ratings for school districts and campuses statewide.  Little Elm ISD and all campuses received a rating of Met Standard.  Additionally, four LEISD campuses ear...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Around the District...in Pictures

Convocation

In order to make the biggest positive impact possible on all of our kids, campus administrators, teacher leaders, and district support staff spent three days collaborating to refine their goals and narrow their focus for the 2017-2018 school year. These e...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Board of Trustees Calls for Bond Election on Nov. 7

Bond 2

Dear Lobo Community, 

If your household is like mine, you’ve been busy getting your kids ready to go back to school. Whether your child has been finishing a summer reading assignment, organizing school supplies in their backpack, or aski...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Little Elm High School: Student-Ready for the First Day

Reception Area

Students will notice the change immediately as they enter their newly refreshed campus next Wednesday, August 16. The look is familiar, but there is something exciting about fresh paint and bright clean colors. So much has changed: the main entrance and h...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Photo Essay: Superintendent Gallagher's First Full Day

GALLAGHER TALKING TO TEACHER

Daniel Gallagher, new superintendent, walks inside Lakeview Elementary early Wednesday morning for FamiLE day. Gallagher spent his morning at this campus greeting teachers and staff.

Janet Hight, second grade teacher, stops Gallagher in the hallway to cong...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Photo Essay: Dr. Strike's Last Official Day as Superintendent

STRIKE 2

Superintendent Dr. Strike enjoys his morning coffee while checking his daily emails inside his packed office. Dr. Strike usually spends his mornings in meetings, but prefers to visit campuses. Today, he has plans to visit a campus to see staff excitement ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Sandra Howell Receives Distinguished Service Award

Howell

Congratulations to Little Elm ISD Athletic Director Sandra Howell! She is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award through the Texas High School Athletic Directors Association. This award is presented annually to an individual who has given their ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 27, 2017

LEHS Names New Assistant Principal

Kyle Heller

Little Elm ISD welcomes Kyle Heller as Assistant Principal for Little Elm High School. Heller has been in education for 23 years. He began his career as a math teacher, in addition to coaching baseball and football, at Abilene Wylie High School. After eig...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Credit Union of TX and LEISD: A Win/Win for Students

CUTX pose with token of appreciation from LEISD

It won’t be long before you see a food trailer rolling around serving the community with Little Elm ISD’s name on it. Dr. Tony Tipton, director for Career & Technical Education and Cortney Clover, director for Special Populations announced the news Mo...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Lone Finalist Announced for Superintendent

Daniel Gallagher named Lone Finalist

Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees named Daniel Gallagher the lone finalist for the District’s superintendent during the Board meeting Monday evening.

Mr. Gallagher, current assistant superintendent for Educational Services at Little Elm ISD, is expected to ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Sandra Howell Receives Distinguished Service Award

Howell

Congratulations to Little Elm ISD Athletic Director Sandra Howell! She is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award through the Texas High School Athletic Directors Association. This award is presented annually to an individual who has given their ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Little Elm ISD Names New Assistant Principal at LEHS

Kyle Heller, new assistant principal at Little Elm High School

Little Elm ISD welcomes Kyle Heller as Assistant Principal for Little Elm High School. Heller has been in education for 23 years. He began his career as a math teacher, in addition to coaching baseball and football, at Abilene Wylie High School. After eig...

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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: June 22, 2017

New Associate Principal Named at Little Elm High School

Chris Reza, New Associate Principal at LEHS

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Christopher Reza in his new role as Associate Principal for Little Elm High School. Mr. Reza originally came to LEISD as an Assistant Principal for Little Elm High School in 2014.  Prior to joining LEISD, Mr....

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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: May 9, 2017

The Road to State

softball

Lady Lobos Start the Series with a Win

By Thomas Galland & Mckayla Mateer, LEHS student journalists

The softball team played its first game of the playoffs Thursday night and came out on top, beating Frisco High School 1-0.

Freshman Lauren Lucas pitched ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Rusty Segler Awarded the Triple E

Coach Segler awarded Triple E by Dr. Strike

Little Elm High School Head Basketball Coach, Rusty Segler, has had quite a year with his Varsity basketball team. He told the Board of Trustees at Monday’s meeting about how the team accomplished many firsts in the history of the high school basketball p...

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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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