News Flash

LEISD News

22 Stories
Posted on: January 24, 2020

New Assistant Principal Named at Lakeside Middle School

Petrasic Head Shot

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Jennie Petrasic as the assistant principal for Lakeside Middle School. She is filling a vacancy left by Alen Palislamovic who took a job with Keller ISD. 

Petrasic currently serves as a first-grade teacher at ...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

Police Lunch at Prestwick

Congratulations to the LEHS Lady Lobo Varsity Soccer team, they beat McKinney North in the final round of the Richardson Tournament to be named Ice Bowl CHAMPIONS! Follow @LE_LadyLobos on Twitter.

Officers from The Colony PD stopped by to have lunch with s...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Former Dallas Cowboy Star "Defender" to Emcee LEISD Foundation Event

George Teague football photo

The Little Elm ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce George Teague, former Dallas Cowboy, will emcee the Boots & Bling Fundraising Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, March 27, at the Tribute Golf Club in The Colony, TX. Teague was a standout...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

29 LEHS DECA Students Advance to State Competition

DECA Winners who will advance to state

More than 1,800 students representing all the High Schools in Collin, Denton, and Tarrant county met to compete at the District 7 DECA career development conference at the Irving Convention Center.  Twenty-nine students from Little Elm High Schoo...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Cheer at State

Congratulations to the LEHS Cheer team on making it to the top 20 5A teams for preliminary finals at the UIL State Cheer Competition! 

Hackberry Elementary was honored to have State Representative Jared Patterson visit their campus on Wednesday. H...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Little Elm ISD Superintendent Gives Triple E Award to Bill Bush

Bush receives Triple E Award from Superintendent

One of the biggest honors a Lobo FamiLE member can receive is the Little Elm ISD Triple E Award from the Superintendent. This employee recognition tradition began in 2016 as a way to recognize amazing individuals who go beyond their job description to hav...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

Lady Lobo Soccer

The annual Home for the Holidays event at LEHS was a success! LEHS graduates shared words of wisdom with current LEHS juniors about their college experiences! Follow @lecollegeready on Twitter.

Students at Lakeview Elementary showed their appreciation for ...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Choir at Zellars

Members of the LEHS Choir performed the National Anthem, under the direction of Hailey Vail, at the Dallas Mavericks Game on Wednesday night!

Early Signing Day at LEHS! Congratulations to Ryan Watts who signed to play football at Ohio State University and ...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Little Elm's Watts, Tipton sign letters of intent

Watts and Tipton pose with Head Football Coach Kendrick Brown

Congratulations to Ryan Watts and Tyler Tipton for signing their National Letters of intent Wednesday. Watts has committed to Ohio State University and Tipton committed to the University of Tulsa. These division I schools have added Lobos to their rosters...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Assistant Principal Named at Lakeview Elementary

Picture of Sara Head

Little Elm ISD is announced Thursday Sara Head as the assistant principal for Lakeview Elementary. Head currently serves as a first-grade teacher at Hackberry Elementary, another Little Elm ISD campus. She previously served as a teacher at Chavez before m...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Little Elm ISD Will Soon Have Certified STEM Schools

STEM at Prestwick

Two campuses at Little Elm ISD are taking the next steps in developing 21st-century STEM education for all students. Hackberry Elementary and Prestwick STEM Academy leaders and teachers are working to become certified STEM campuses through the Na...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Little Elm ISD names LEHS Principal

New LEHS Principal is Elizabeth Priddy

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Dr. Elizabeth Priddy as the Principal for Little Elm High School. Priddy previously served as the Principal for Castleberry High School in Castleberry ISD, a school district northwest of Ft. Worth.

Priddy has 30 years ...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Gallagher Selected for World-Class Superintendent Program

Gallagher

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 ...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

LEISD School Board Approves New Sport for 2020-2021 School Year

Board members vote in favor

Little Elm High School students will now have another choice when it comes to athletics. During the Monday evening Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees meeting, school board members approved the recommendation to add wrestling to the line-up of sports offered...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

LEHS Students Build Hovercrafts, Ride Inside School

STUDENTS MAKING REPAIR TO HOVERCRAFT

Watch the Hovercrafts in action

What happens when you ask 40 Little Elm High School students to build a hovercraft that can carry at least one student 30 meters? You get eight homemade flying machines. Well, technically, the machines did not fly in the air...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Education Foundation Surprises 2019 Innovative Teaching Grant Winners

IMG_4273

Last month, more than 50 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. Several LEISDEF Board members and volunteers read each application and u...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Little Elm ISD Improves Overall State Accountability Rating

kids learning in science

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...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Announcing Cook Children's Telemedicine Program at all LEISD Campuses

nursepractitioner-telemed

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 ...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

HOLT CAT to Provide Paid Internships to Little Elm HS Students

HOLT CAT employees and Little Elm EDC Employees and LEISD Employees posing in front of heavy equipme

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...

Read on...

LEISD News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Construction Officially Underway After Groundbreaking Ceremonies

DykvZq4UUAAhK30

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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

LEISD News