Welcome to North Lake ECHS!
Class of 2025
A Message from Mr. Lysowski
We are excited to welcome each of you to the North Lake ECHS Family! You will have the distinct honor to potentially earn your high school diploma and 60 hours of college credit with your Associate Degree. Your admission is evidence of the Admission Committee’s confidence in your potential, as well as outstanding personal qualities identified during the student interview. Your experiences over the next four years are going to set you up for a life of success after high school, and we look forward to supporting you on your journey!
This newsletter will provide relevant information that will help and assist with your transition to North Lake this summer. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school at (972) 925-7900.
Mark Your Calendar
June 18--DISD Transportation E-Form and Extracurricular Survey Due
August 5--Parent/Student Workshop (DISD and Dallas College Technology Applications), 6:30pm
August 9--Parent/Student Workshop (DISD and Dallas College Technology Applications), 9:30am and 6:30pm
August 10--Summer Bridge, 9am-1pm
August 11--Summer Bridge, 9am-3pm
August 12--Summer Bridge, 9am-3pm
August 12--Open House, 4:00-8:00pm
August 16--First Day of School
The meningitis vaccine is required for all North Lake ECHS students. Provided below are resources and vaccination locations:
Here is a website listing out the YFC locations that were on the flyer:
Parents Home; For Parents; Dallas ISD Mobile App; Level Up Dallas ISD Summer Learning 2020; Parent Survey for 2020-2021 Return to School; Dallas ISD: Friday Five
Dallas College is also offering free meningitis vaccines Wednesday June 9th, 2021 and you can register for that here:
In-Person Visits f or Currently Enrolled Students – use options below to schedule on-campus visits for Testing for a Class, Tutoring, Libraries & Computer Labs, Student Success areas, and Financial Aid Verification Sessions, and Meningitis Vaccinations
If your family has any questions about the Texas minimum state vaccine requirements for college entry, they can refer to this:
Virtual Signing Day Presentation
We thank you for joining us to celebrate your student's acceptance in to North Lake ECHS. Provided below is the presentation that was delivered that evening. Please reach out if you have any follow-up questions or concerns!
Summer Bridge--August 10-12, 9am-1pm
Transportation to North Lake ECHS--ACTION REQUIRED
Below is the 2021-2022 School Year Choice Transportation e-Form. All students who require Dallas ISD transportation are required to complete this form no later than June 18, 2021.
In addition, school and/or parent transportation concerns can be submitted via a Let’s Talk ticket using the following link: https://www.dallasisd.org/Page/61626. Ms. Maria Morgan from Dallas ISD Transportation Services will be responding to submitted questions/concerns in a timely manner. Thank you!
TSIA2 Testing and Preparation
We are encouraging all of our incoming freshmen students to begin preparing for the assessment as soon as possible.
English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) Standard:
- ELAR Score of 945+ AND Essay Score of 5 – 8
- ELAR Score under 945 AND ELAR Diagnostic Level of 4 – 6 AND Essay Score of 5 - 8
TSIA2 Math Standard:
- Math Score Under 950 AND Math Diagnostic Level of 6
TSIA2 Resources, Links, and Tutorials
Accuplacer Test Prep--The ACCUPLACER website features practice questions and other study tools to help you prepare for the TSI assessment. You can also login to take the Texas version of a web-based practice test to familiarize yourself with the tests three different content areas.
EdReady--TSIA2 test prep website. All freshmen will be required to sign-up and create an account. Current DISD students should be able to create an account today using the information provided below:
- Navigate to disd.edready.org and click Get Started.
- After creating their accounts, they will receive an email confirmation with an activation link.
- After logging in they will be prompted to enter a goal key. The goal key for all North Lake students is northlake (all lowercase). They will be able to access both the math and reading study paths with that one code. And they only need to enter the goal key one time to add it to their dashboard.
- There is a walkthrough video and a student quick start guide at the bottom of the disd.edready.org main page if they need assistance
Extracurriculars at North Lake ECHS
Students will model our campus vision, mission, values, and moto on campus and extracurriculars
100% student participation in 1 or 2 campus activities
Have a positive attitude and explore different activities
Be committed to your extracurricular for the full semester
Extracurriculars gives you another opportunity to practice, learn, and embody our campus vision, mission, values, and moto
A way to belong, explore, and create and build friendships
Scholarships possibilities to 4 year universities
Resume building for 4 year university applications and future careers
• All current DISD students will take their device home over the summer, except graduating seniors
• Rising 9th graders will exchange their Chromebook for a new Windows laptop in the Fall of 2021 during the High School Laptop Exchange event
Summer tech support available Dallas ISO will continue offering technical support to parents & students throughout the summer. Please contact the IT Service Desk at 972-925-5630 Monday through Friday from 7 AM to5 PM, or email ITServiceDesk@Oallasisd.org.
2021-2022 Bell Schedule
Please Join the North Lake ECHS PTSA!
- Raising money to support needs that align to the Campus Improvement Plan and other specific needs.
- Tracking local, state, and national policies to advocate what's best for our North Lake families.
- Hosting fun, educational clubs, events, and programs for our families!
If you are interested in joining the North Lake PTSA, please visit www.JoinPTA.org to sign-up!
North Lake ECHS Spirit Shirts--Now on Sale!
Limited Number of Seats Still Available!
Choose Dallas ISD--SchoolMint Online Application
North Lake ECHS On the Move!
Photos of the North Lake Main Campus
Virtual Coffee with the Principal--Tuesday, June 8 @ 8:30am
High School and Dual-Credit Schedules
The function of the SBDM Committee is to support and advise the principal in establishing the campus goals and plan for improvement. The SBDM committee serves as an advisory body. The SBDM, then, does not make policy, but advises the principal, who then ultimately decides on policy.
Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month. Meetings will be held virtually until further notice.
How do I join SBDM?
Just show up. The meeting schedule can be found by accessing the calendar on our campus website.
Are there dues or fees to join?
There are no fees or dues involved to join. SBDM is not a fundraising committee. The purpose is to advise the principal.
What is the composition of SBMD?
SBDM is comprised of all staff, parents, community members representing a business or organization in the area, and students.