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Posted on: July 8, 2020

LEISD Announces new CTE and Fine Arts Leader

Dr. JJ Ayers is the coordinator for CTE at LEISD

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Dr. JJ Ayers as the District Coordinator for Career and Technical Education and Fine Arts. Ayers previously served as an instructor for various CTE courses at Aubrey High School, where he also served as the C...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Return to School Plans in an Ever-Changing Situation

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If there was ever a time a crystal ball was needed, this would be the time. It is very difficult to plan for something when you don’t know what the future holds. Preparing for the return to school this summer feels something like this. I am prou...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

LEISD School Board Approves Recommended Calendar, School Starts August 25

New Calendar

Little Elm ISD students will be returning to school later than originally planned. The new start date is Tuesday, August 25. The previous start date was Wednesday, August 12.

In a special called Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, the school board unanimou...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Little Elm ISD Announces Second Nationally STEM Certified School

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Prestwick STEM Academy has earned its National Certificate for STEM Education through the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE.) This makes Prestwick the second nationally STEM certified campus at Little Elm ISD. It was announced in late April Hack...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

LMS Parade

The Little Elm High School Class of 2020 had their graduation ceremony at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday. Congratulations, Lobos!

Lakeside Middle School students and staff said goodbye to the campus one last time on Wednesday, #Last4LMS. See more picture...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Little Elm ISD Releases Plan for Fall Return

Kids learning at a computer with teacher

While uncertainty surrounds every aspect of our daily lives due to COVID-19, Little Elm ISD administrators are weighing options as it relates to the 2020-2021 school year. Superintendent Daniel Gallagher and his leadership team are forging plans for the f...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Little Elm ISD Plans to Use Community Chosen 2020-2021 School Calendar for Next School Year

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Recently, the Texas Education Agency released an optional academic calendar suggesting students could return to school two weeks earlier for the 2020-2021 school year. The TEA is letting this be a local decision for each Texas school district. 

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

District Announces Elementary & Secondary Teachers of the Year, Lobo Leaders of the Year

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Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce the District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, District Paraprofessional and District Lobo Team Member of the year!

Little Elm ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year: Amy Guidry from Oak Point Elemen...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Little Elm High School Announced Top Ten Graduated During House Visits

Dr. Priddy is in the front yard of Richard Morales who just learned he's ranked 1 in his class.

Little Elm High School Top Ten students anxiously waited Thursday for the announcement of class rank. Delivered by Elizabeth Priddy, principal, students welcomed the news with a smile with their parents listening nearby. Dr. Priddy and her LEHS crew trave...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Three LEISD Principals to Attend Harvard Leadership Program

 Bill Bush, Christy Gibson, and Stephen Richardson chosen to participate in Harvard Leadership progr

Three Little Elm ISD principals are going to Harvard University!  Not in a traditional sense, but they will be learning from some of the most reputable educators in the country.  Bill Bush, AIMS/Goals principal; Christine Gibson, Prestwi...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

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See more pictures on the District’s Facebook page.

Reading and painting on the front porch.

Practicing for LEHS Band Auditions.

Learning with marbles.

A Master of Addition!

Taking the learning outside.

Painting.

Culinary class.

Learning about division.

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

633 Run to Benefit Jerry R. Walker Scholarship Fund and Little Elm Education Foundation

633 Run Save the Date Updated

picture of Jerry Walker in his tactical gear for the Little Elm Police Department

Little Elm Independent School District in partnership with the Little Elm ISD Education Foundation announced Tuesday of its plan to host a 633 Run in honor of Jerry R. Walker...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Little Elm ISD Announces its First STEM Certified School

Hackberry students building things from scratch

What usually takes a year, took only four months to complete. Hackberry Elementary teachers took an aggressive approach to ensure their campus earned its National Certificate for STEM Education (NCSE). Hackberry second grade teacher Vanessa Del Valle said...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Calling all Pre-K and Kindergartners for the 2020-2021 School Year

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Little Elm ISD announced the pre-registration date for incoming Pre-K and Kindergartners for the 2020-2021 school year. The date is Thursday, April 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at your zoned campus. If you are currently enrolled in Pre-K, there is no ne...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Gallagher Selected for World-Class Superintendent Program

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Daniel Gallagher, superintendent of Little Elm ISD, has been chosen to participate in the AASA National Superintendent Certification Program for the East Cohort 2022. He is one of 25 superintendents from districts across the country who was accepted into ...

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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: 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

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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