SCIS Principal Newsletter
April 20, 2023
Hello Sloan Creek Families!
Woohoo! We finished our first round of STAAR testing and we are beyond proud of all of the students. Testing days are long and they showed incredible character by having positive attitudes and remaining respectful of their peers during testing.
Also, I have to say a HUGE thank you to all of our All-Star volunteers at Sloan Creek. We appreciate your support more than you know and are so thankful for the incredible partnership. We do not take the time you commit to our school lightly. We are so grateful!
Lastly, I wanted to clarify our cell phone policy. The cell phone policy does also prohibit the use of smart watches as they have internet capability. While we know many of our students have smart watches, we cannot allow them because the watches have a text feature. We feel it is important to remain consistent and so we are not allowing either phones or watches on campus. If you child needs the watch for safety purposes after school, please have them put it in their backpack during the day and they are welcome to put it on at dismissal. We will always allow students to call home using our school phone if needed and welcome parents to call us with important messages we may need to relay to their child. Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we work to ensure the best learning environment for our students.
I hope everyone has a fantastic end to their week.
Click on the "Button" below for more information about what your student is currently learning.
If you haven't already, please complete our Intent to Return to Lovejoy ISD form, this information will help plan for a successful school year and prepare for adequate staffing. The form can be found here.
We are looking for responses from all Lovejoy ISD families.
Thank you for your help and support. It’s great to be a Leopard!
School Supply Packs
16-22- Earth Week
17-21- National Volunteer Appreciation Week
19- 5th Grade RLA STAAR Test- Campus closed to all visitors-including lunch deliveries.
20- 6th Grade RLA STAAR Test- Campus closed to all visitors-including lunch deliveries.
21- Cox, Massay, Topchik Service Team
22- GT Testing
26- 5th Grade STAAR Test- Campus closed to all visitors-including lunch deliveries.
26- See You At The Creek-PTO Sponsored Spring Event -5:30 PM-7:00 PM
28- Spears and Lavinsky Service Team
1-5- Teacher Appreciation Week
3- 5th Grade Math STAAR Test-Campus closed to all visitors-including lunch deliveries.
4- 6th Grade Math STAAR Test- Campus closed to all visitors-including lunch deliveries.
5- 5th Grade Science STAAR Make up Test Day
5- McTee and Wilkins Service Team
6- Lunch Hero Appreciation Day
8- 6th Grade Math and SS Homeroom Field Trip to Perot
9- Creek Crossing-incoming 5th Grade parent meeting, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm in the Gym
10- 6th Grade RLA and Science Field Trip to Perot
11- School Nurse Appreciation Day
11- 5th Grade End of Year Awards-8:00 AM-9:00 AM in Cafeteria- Parents will be notified if their student will be receiving an award.
12- 5th/6th Grade STAAR Test Make-Up Day
12- 6th Grade Art Club students field trip
15- 6th Grade End of Year Awards-8:00 AM-9:00 AM in Cafeteria- Parents will be notified if their student will be receiving an award.
15- Student Birthday Donuts- Celebrating May, June, and July birthdays
18- Speech Pathologist Appreciation Day
19- Klotz and Kuethe Service Team
26- Last Day of School-Early release 11:45 AM!!!!!
27- LHS Graduation
29- Memorial Day
Attendance continues to be a top priority for Lovejoy ISD. It should come as no surprise that attendance has a direct relationship with student learning. Additionally, public school funding is provided by the State of Texas based on each district's average daily attendance (ADA).
Lovejoy has developed an Attendance Task Force consisting of staff, parents, and students to formulate ideas about how to positively impact ADA in our district. One suggestion is to update the community via weekly principal communication on the number of absences each campus has accrued YTD along with the budgetary impact of those absences.
SCIS PTO Information
We need your help at our See you at the Creek event on April 26 from 5:30 - 7:00. We are looking for volunteers to be stationed at various activities around the school. We have made the shifts in 45 minute increments, so you can spend half volunteering and the other half with your family. Click on the sign up genius below to help us.
Our next Membership meeting will be on May 8th at 10:00 in the SCIS Cafeteria
SCIS PTO President 2022-23
Gift Card Drive for Teacher Appreciation Week
Help us celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with gift cards! Our goal is to get every teacher/staff member covered, so we’re starting early! Gift cards can be dropped off anytime before Tuesday, April 24th. You can porch drop off at either of these addresses: Heather Bloem : 970 Patrician Ct., Fairview Alysia Bobo: 600 Pool Lane, Lucas. Click HERE to sign up. THANK YOU!
Cake Walk Donations
We are looking for donations of baked goods (cakes, cookies, pies, bundtlets, cupcakes, etc.) for prizes for the cake walk at Spring Fling! They can be big or small, homemade or store bought. Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Please have all donations at the school by 4pm on Wednesday, April 26th! We are also asking for SMALL water bottles. Thank you!
Lovejoy ISD District and Community News
LHS Green Team Event
Lovejoy Volleyball Spiritwear
Lovejoy Band and Guitar Raffle
Volleyball Spring Clinic
Join Lovejoy Volleyball on April 30th for a spring clinic to raise funds for the prestigious Ann Kang Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii. This clinic will be run by National Gatorade Player of the Year, Averi Carlson and our 2023 Varsity Team. K-6th grade will go from 1:00-3:00 and 7th and 8th grade will for from 3:30-5:30, both at LHS. Spots will be $125 each with a t-shirt included. Be sure to sign up quickly as there are limited spots for each session.