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Lovejoy High School - Newsletter - December 15, 2022

LEOPARD SPOTLIGHT AWARD

The winner of the 12.15.22 Leopard Spotlight Award is Cynthia Anderson. She does a fantastic job and is a wonderful English teacher. She has experience at multiple levels and brings an abundance of energy, knowledge, and engagement to all of her students. We appreciate her dedication to all of our stakeholders at LHS and we are lucky to have her.

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Happy Holidays!

Thank you to the students and parents of Lovejoy High School for a wonderful semester! We hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to seeing you on January 4, 2023.

Our offices will be closed December 16, 2022 through January 1, 2023.

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Congratulations to our Lovejoy Coaches!

Carly Littlefield was recently named the Texas Girls Coaches Association Coach of the Year for 5A-6A Girls Cross Country. She was also named 5A Regional Girls Cross Country Coach of the year for Texas High School Coaches Association. Logan Kelly was named 5A Regional Boys Cross Country Coach of the year for Texas High School Coaches Association. Both Coach Littlefield and Coach Kelly will have the opportunity to win the THSCA Coach of the Year for the state of Texas in their respective sport in January of 2023.
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Majestics 2023-2024 Dance Team

On Thursday, December 8th the Majestics Dance Team held auditions for the 2023-2024 team. We are so proud of everyone who auditioned. Please help us in congratulating our new Majestics Rookies!!! Kate Acker, Ava Colmenero, Brynn Countryman, Grace Anne Dinard, Isabelle Kaufman, Maddie Maxwell, Addy McCaffity, Tiernan Miller, Audrey Morgan, Emma Pierce, and Alisa Semenova
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Moving over the break?

Parents, if your student will be moving over the winter break, please complete this form. Once I receive notice, I will email you a withdrawal form to sign.
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Special Education Parent Connect Newsletter

Check out the Special Education Parent Connect Newletter by clicking the link below!

https://www.smore.com/jm4kv

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December Nutrition Newsletter

If you would like to see the December Nutrition Newsletter, please click on the link below:

https://4.files.edl.io/dde1/12/06/22/195320-c8969f7d-339d-4716-9c17-c1c3b9edffac.pdf

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VOE (Verification of Enrollment)

If your student needs a VOE for driver's permit or license, please send requests to Marisa_Davis@lovejoyisd.net and pick up at the front desk.

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Student Sign-Out (Driver and Parent Pick-Up)

If your student needs to leave campus for any reason, please send sign-out requests to LHSSignout@lovejoyisd.net. Your student will get a slip and be dismissed at the specified time. Please include the student's name, time they need to be dismissed, and any details we may need. We kindly ask that the requests are submitted as far in advance as possible.

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Junior boys interested in applying for Texas Boys State, please complete the application using the link https://www.texasboysstate.com/ The application is due no later than January 13.

Transcripts

Please click on the link below for some important news on deadlines for transcripts.

TRANSCRIPTS

Positive Behavior Traits: CARING (2nd 9 weeks)

This year, the counseling department will be focusing on the four principal Positive Behavior Traits from the Texas Education Agency TEKS. Please use the slides linked below to review what caring looks like in a variety of ways during high school for Lovejoy Leopards . We encourage you to connect this with your family's expectations as well!

Caring Presentation

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Girls Soccer Open JV Spots

LHS girls soccer have started their season and we still have one or two spots open on our JV team. If you are interested in playing soccer or if you have any questions you can find Coach Keeble in room B230 or you can email him at ian_keeble@lovejoyisd.net.
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Swim Meet at Frisco TISCA

The Lovejoy Swim and Dive Team competed at Frisco TISCA this past weekend. This was a meet athletes had to qualify for by having a certain time or score. Notable achievements at this meet were


3rd place overall Girls Team

1st place Maria Faoro - Diving


Personal Best times were achieved by

Beau Rice -100 free, 200 free, 500 free

Austin Stone - 50 back and 100 back

Chris Wang - 50 Free and 100 breast

Sean Easley - 200 free and 500 free

Violet Almazan - 50 free and 100 free

Camryn Sperling - 50 free and 100 back

Heidi Porter - 100 breast and 200 IM

Sarah Gable - 100 breast

Grace Hu - 100 fly and 50 free


Grant Hu represented Lovejoy Swim and Dive as well as Metroplex Aquatics by swimming at Junior Nationals this past weekend. This is a meet that one must also qualify for and to qualify at the national level means Grant is fast! Grant finished in the top 15 in the 400 IM. Way to go Grant!

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Lovejoy Robotics - C J X Tournament

On Saturday, Dec. 10th 3 Lovejoy teams (1082C, 1082J and 1082X) competed at Wylie High School in the VEX Robotics Competition - Spin Up. Many of the best North Texas teams battled throughout 7 qualifying rounds and a difficult elimination bracket. For the first time in Lovejoy history, we had a sweep of ALL the top awards at a competition! It was an incredible accomplishment that showcases the true ability, perseverance and professionalism of our amazing students. 1082J went undefeated and won the Tournament Championship with their alliance partner 1082C. 1082J also won the Excellence Award- the highest award at a competition! 1082C not only won the Championship with 1082J, but they also scored their highest skills run of the season earning them the award of Skills Champion, and they're now ranked 3rd in our region and 68th in the World! 1082X also had a strong finish to the day and won the next highest judged award.. the Design Award! A single high school organization winning Skills Champ, Tournament Champ, Excellence and Design is unheard of and a historically-amazing accomplishment! We are so proud and thrilled for our students and we are excited to see what they continue to accomplish!
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The Hour of Code

Our entire school will be joining in on the largest learning event in history. The Hour of Code! Please click on the link below for more information.

Parent Communication

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SAVE THE DATE! Lovejoy High School Performing Arts is delighted to announce their upcoming musical of the year, Addams Family! \

The show will premiere on January 19 and continue through until January 21, 2023 at 7 PM.


Tickets go on sale beginning January 9, 2023. For tickets and info visit us at www.lovejoyfinearts.org

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LISD needs your input!

As part of the Lovejoy 2030 Future Ready Strategic Target, Lovejoy ISD is seeking your input regarding College, Career, and other vocational/professional opportunities. Data collected is anonymous, and will be used for the specific purpose of analyzing interest/need for College, Career, and other vocational/professional opportunities. Completing the feedback form is completely voluntary.


Student College and Career Feedback


Parent College and Career Feedback

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Volunteer Opportunties

If you like to hang out with some amazing students, this is the volunteer opportunity for you! Please see description and openings in the sign up link below.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0445ACAF2EA75-lovejoy3

Lovejoy High School PTSO

Consider joining LHS PTSO this year. Our goal is to ENRICH, CONNECT and SERVE the staff, parents and students of Lovejoy high school. As a PTSO, we try to show the staff of LHS our appreciation and gratitude for their hard work everyday. Your membership dues and leopard donations go directly to to helping our teachers know they are appreciated. It's an easy way to show the staff THANK YOU. Scan the QR code on the graphic or click on this link: http://www.ptolhs.membershiptoolkit.com

PTSO Social Media

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LHS SPRING TIMELINE OF EVENTS

Click HERE to view the 2022-2023 Spring Semester Events