News Flash

Posted on: October 14, 2019

All the Fall Things

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Our top four picks on the pumpkin sightings you must put on your list of things to do in the Metroplex this fall!

Our top four picks on the pumpkin sightings you must put on your list of things to do in the Metroplex this fall!

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Spend some time in the Lakefront this fall by attending Little Elm’s seaso...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: July 15, 2019

The Lakefront Mural

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Steve DeFoe has always been surrounded by art. Growing up in a family of artists, his creativity sparked at a young age. As he grew older, he began creating murals for nightclubs and bars.

Steve DeFoe has always been surrounded by art. Growing up in a family of artists, his creativity sparked at a young age. As he grew older, he began creating murals for nightclubs and bars.

Word of mouth spread quickly, and projects soon began popping up.

Mo...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Santa's Elves Program

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Registration opens in October for the annual Santa's Elves program that is sponsored by the Town.

LITTLE ELM (September 25, 2017) What began as a way to ensure that no child in Little Elm would wake up on Christmas morning without a present to unwrap has grown into an annual community-wide program. 

Registration for this year’s Santa’s Elves p...

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Arts & Entertainment

News Flash

Posted on: October 30, 2017

When Customer Service Sets the Tone

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Many of you may not know this about me, but in my prime, I could make, wrap, and bag a dozen tacos in less than two minutes.You may wonder how I developed this super power. The answer is simple. I spent hours and hours honing this skill while I worked for...

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Business

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

Prestwick At Home Learner

A Prestwick Elementary fifth grader has fun with a hands-on activity as part of her At-Home Learning! See more pictures of our At-Home Learners.

Brent Elementary first grade students made cards for Grandparents Day (coming up on September 13). See more pic...

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LEISD Feature Stories

News Flash

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

Prestwick At Home Learner

A Prestwick Elementary fifth grader has fun with a hands-on activity as part of her At-Home Learning! See more pictures of our At-Home Learners.

Brent Elementary first grade students made cards for Grandparents Day (coming up on September 13). See more pic...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

Chavez Club Students

Members of the Chavez Elementary Car Club have some friendly reminders for students and parents at drop off and pickup! #StrongerTogether

At-Home Learners kicked off their day bright and early on Tuesday too! Follow @oakpointelem on Facebook for more first...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

Hackberry STEM Certification

Hackberry Elementary celebrated their teachers who are NISE STEM Certified! Seven Hackberry teachers earned the certification needed to make Hackberry a National Certified STEM Campus. See more pictures on Hackberry’s Facebook page.

The Chavez El...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Around the District...in Pictures

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Back to School Bash volunteers gave up their Saturday morning to help pass out supplies and backpacks to Lobo students and families!

Little Elm ISD Art Teachers attended an online summer conference, "It was an excellent opportunity to learn from other...

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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: February 4, 2020

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

633 Run Save the Date Updated

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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

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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: October 11, 2018

A Look Back In Time...

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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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LEISD News

News Flash

Posted on: December 18, 2019

Increasing Cultural Understanding

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Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison was joined by LEPD Captains Brad Wilcox and Larry Dennison for a visit to the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple in Frisco. They met with Sunitha Cheruvu, a founding member of the temple.

Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison was joined by LEPD Captains Brad Wilcox and Larry Dennison for a visit to the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple in Frisco. They met with Sunitha Cheruvu, a founding member of the temple.Cheruvu regularly gives police depa...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Porch Light Protocol

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Are you in the habit of putting your porch light on at night or when you are heading out on vacation? If this is a regular part of your nighttime routine, you may want to adjust your porch light procedure after reading this blog.

Are you in the habit of putting your porch light on at night or when you are heading out on vacation? If this is a regular part of your nighttime routine, you may want to adjust your porch light procedure after reading this blog. 

When to Turn You...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 24, 2019

The LEPD Is Collecting Back to School Supplies

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The Little Elm Police Department is partnering with the Little Elm Rotary Club to collect back to school supplies for students attending LEISD in the fall.

The Little Elm Police Department is partnering with the Little Elm Rotary Club to collect back to school supplies for students attending LEISD in the fall. You can drop off items at Zip it Postal Center (2701 Little Elm Parkway, Ste. 100), Point Bank (210...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lending a Helping Hand

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If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue.

If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue. While our police officers were out in force working the event, another valuable team from t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 10, 2018

National Drug Take-Back Day is October 27

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The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Da...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Police Officers Ride for Kids Benefits Scottish Rite Hospital

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For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Scottish Rite Hospital is a world-...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Nov. 4

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Help keep your community clean by volunteering!

LITTLE ELM (Oct. 23, 2017) In addition to very pleasant temperatures, and a touch of color in nature, autumn in Little Elm can be characterized as a time when residents actively express their community pride by cleaning and sprucing up.

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Public Safety

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 22, 2020

Hostage Negotiation Team Ranks High at Competition

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The Little Elm Police Department Hostage Negotiation Team competed last week in San Marcos and did an outstanding job - coming in fourth place out of 40 teams. 

This year was the 30th year for the Texas State University sponsored Crisis Negotiatio...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Making the List

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Coming in at No. 13, the LE EDC earned their spot on this prestigious list once again, with $75.83 million from 12 deals in 2019. 

This is the sixth consecutive year the EDC has been listed and was also ranked No. 13 in 2018, with totaling $63.15M...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Are You Prepared?

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Has your family made a plan in the event of emergency or disaster? How about your neighborhood? 

You can bet that your local emergency response departments, including ours, will activate. But, what if we are unable to get to you in a timely manner...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Porch Light Protocol

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Are you in the habit of putting your porch light on at night or when you are heading out on vacation? If this is a regular part of your nighttime routine, you may want to adjust your porch light procedure after reading this blog. 

When to Turn You...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Little Elm EDC Seeks Volunteers for Two Positions

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APPLICATION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019, AT 5 P.M.

The Little Elm Economic Development Corporation is seeking eligible individuals to fill the two positions that will be coming open this September.

The Economic Development Corporation is a non-pro...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 24, 2019

The LEPD Is Collecting Back to School Supplies

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The Little Elm Police Department is partnering with the Little Elm Rotary Club to collect back to school supplies for students attending LEISD in the fall. You can drop off items at Zip it Postal Center (2701 Little Elm Parkway, Ste. 100), Point Bank (210...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 15, 2019

The Lakefront Mural

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Steve DeFoe has always been surrounded by art. Growing up in a family of artists, his creativity sparked at a young age. As he grew older, he began creating murals for nightclubs and bars.

Word of mouth spread quickly, and projects soon began popping up.

Mo...

Read on...

Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lending a Helping Hand

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If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue. While our police officers were out in force working the event, another valuable team from t...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Battle of the Badges 2019

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On Saturday, June 29, the Little Elm Police Department and the Little Elm Fire Department squared off in an epic battle - the Battle of the Badges blood drive. 

The event, held at the Little Elm Recreation Center by the departments in conjunction ...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: October 31, 2018

What Will You Create Today?

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Last night, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, the Little Elm Public Library celebrated its 20th anniversary with a proclamation, a celebration, and a ribbon cutting announcing the new Makerspace! If you missed the party, that's okay, we've recapped it for you in...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story

News Flash

Posted on: December 18, 2019

Christmas Holiday Hours

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In observance of the Christmas holiday, the Town of Little Elm administrative offices at Town Hall and the Municipal Court will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25.

Regular hours for these offices will resume Thursday, Dec. 26.&...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Excellence in Financing Reporting

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The Town of Little Elm is pleased to announce that it was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for the eighth consecutive year.

The award is given to local governments...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Breaking Ground

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The groundbreaking ceremony for what's currently known as the Little Elm Aquatic Park will be held on Wednesday, August 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the Little Elm Recreation Center Gym.

The 42,000 square-foot facility will be adjacent to the Recreation Center and wi...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lending a Helping Hand

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If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue. While our police officers were out in force working the event, another valuable team from t...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

EDC Secures Spot in DBJ for the Fifth Consecutive Year

The LE EDC moved up this year from the No. 16 position in 2017 with three deals valued at $5.5M to the No. 13 spot with seven contracts totaling  $63.15M.

These deals included:

  • Flix Brewhouse and the Main Marketplace development
  • Knotting Hill Place ...
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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Drinking Water Supply Safe After Unexpected NTMWD Release

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Jan 2, 2019) On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, the North Texas Municipal Water District experienced a release of not fully-treated domestic wastewater from their Wilson Creek Regional Wastewater Plant in Allen, Texas, as a result of a light...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Woodlake Parkway to Close for Crosswalk Construction

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The next phase of the Hart's Branch Trail construction will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 26. This phase will include the installation of a crosswalk at Woodlake Parkway and will require the closure of Woodlake between Spruce Ct. and Willow Dr. During the proj...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Appreciating the Animal Shelter

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When you think about Town services, the first things that probably come to mind are police and fire department services, street repair, and water billing. But, do you think about the Animal Shelter? Likely not, but here's why you should; the Animal Shelte...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Do You Know About NaNoWriMo?

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Are you ready to celebrate NaNoWriMo with us this November? If you didn't already know, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo, which began online in 1999 with 21 participants and is now an annual event with hundreds of thousands o...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Beyond Books: Learn About the Library

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When you first think of the Little Elm Public Library, your first thought is most likely going to be about books. But, did you know that the Little Elm Public Library offers more than just books? In this blog, we take you beyond books to tell you about so...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Ready, Set, Recycle!

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Annual Clean and Green Protects Environment and Encourages Recycling

The Town of Little Elm is once again hosting its bi-annual Clean and Green event, and giving you a chance to clean out the garage and cross it off of your to-do list and help the environm...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Police Officers Ride for Kids Benefits Scottish Rite Hospital

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For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Scottish Rite Hospital is a world-...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

National Drug Take-Back Day is October 27

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The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Da...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Organic Christmas trees accepted at Courtesy Drop Site

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Once the holidays end, the Christmas gifts are opened, and the wrapping paper has been gathered and placed in the recycling bin, it will be time to bid farewell to the Christmas tree.Little Elm’s Public Works Department makes this an easy proposition by a...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Sprinkler system watering enters seasonal schedule

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LITTLE ELM (November 2, 2017) For many, the annual holiday season officially begins on Halloween night and ends on New Year’s Day, a reminder brought on by cooler temperatures and falling leaves.

That chilly reminder should also send a signal that changes ...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Winter averaging starts next month

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LITTLE ELM (October 25, 2017) Conserving water, one of our most precious resources, is always a good idea and a habit that should become second nature, a fact that’s especially true over the 90-day period known as winter averaging. 

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Town of Little Elm News