LVHS Newsletter

Excellence In All We Do.

January 26, 2018

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And, now we are active on TWITTER! You can follow us @hs_lagovista.

What's Been HAppening?

Next Week at LVHS:

Monday, January 29 - GT Referrals due (see below for more information)

Tuesday, January 30 - Basketball teams at home vs Florence, 5:00 (Favorite teacher night)

Wednesday, January 31 - Herff Jones visit - Senior Cap and Gown and Announcements Information Meeting, 10:45, PAC

Thursday, February 1 - CX Debate District Tournament at Lago Vista; JV Tennis at Georgetown; Scholarship Information Lunch Meetings with Seniors - 10:45, Counselor's Office

Friday, February 2 - Varsity Tennis at Pflugerville; Basketball teams at Blanco, 5:00
End of 3 weeks grading period

PROGRESS REPORT GRADES WILL BE FINALIZED AND POSTED BY

8:00 AM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6.

Yearbooks and Senior Ads:

Pick up a yearbook for $60 at yearbookordercenter.com, order number 6814, until February 16. ! If you'd like your student's yearbook to have a personalized nameplate, you must purchase before January 20!


Senior ads are going fast! Ads are $50 for 1/4 page, $80 for half page, and $150 for a full-page ad. You can purchase and build your ad at yearbookordercenter.com (order number 6814), or purchase it at that site and send your pictures and message to cody_pruitt@lagovista.txed.net. Ad sales end on January 29.

No School! No School! No School! student holiday on monday, feb 19.

More Slots for Junior Class Meetings

If you weren't able to sign up for the first round of junior meetings, please sign up for one of the recently added openings at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B4BA9A82EAAF94-sign1.

AP Corner

1. Your son/daughter can't show up to school on time? Send me your address and I will have one of our amazing bus drivers bring them to school! Our busses always arrive on time.

2. Students: if you earn too many tardies, I will invite your parents up to the school to walk your schedule and show them that you can get anywhere within a minute. You have 5; get to class on time.

3. LVHS scrubs are very fashionable. Show up to school out of dress code and you can try them out.

Parent Chat in February is on February 7. Sergeant Elmer will present to parents on how the ASVAB can help students plan for their college and career. It will be at 6:30 in the MAC.

GT Referrals Due January 29

G/T referrals for this semester are due January 29! If you believe a student might be in the top percentage of performers, consider nominating them to be a part of our Gifted/Talented program! Please contact Cody_Pruitt@lagovista.txed.net to nominate a student or if you have any questions.

Viking Pride Awards for Citizenship, Work Ethic, and Character:

9th Grade:
Alwell, Trevor, R

Burke, Schuyler, A

Caperton, Dylan, L

Coldicott, Grace, A

Coldicott, Katelyn, L

Coldicott, Leah, I

Fountain, Paige, M

Greenlees, Aubree, G

Keeney, Caitlin, F

Keeney, Courtney, J

Lawless, Lucas, C

Long, Esther, A

Marszal, Payton, A

Martinez, Maribel, R

Nichols, Avery, M

Pieklik, Emily, T

Press, Jade, E

Rohne, Grace, K

Shepard, Madysen, N

Topo, Landry, C

Voita, Miya, J

Wallace, Aryana, J

Warren, Lilian, J

Whitelaw, Cartie, R

Wolff, Savanna, R

Womack, Adeline, Q

Wright, Hannah, E


10th Grade:
Barclay, Kendall, E

Cantera-Guerrero, Itza, Y

Carlton, James, B

Castillo-Hernandez, Aurora, E

Chan, Marie, A

Dannelley, Iris, S

Jennings, Reese, P

Kelley, Jonah, A

Kent, Sophia, A

Lopez, Presleigh, K

Martinez-Osoria, Monserratt

Nieto Pena, Karina

Outlaw, Steven, G

Pasak, Ashlyn, E

Pham, Haily, H

Ramirez Garcia, Marilyn, E

Sheffer, Lindsay-Rose

Sussman, Nathan, E

Webb, Mallory, P


11th Grade:
Cagle, Hailey, A

Chau, Laura, A

Collinsworth, Alyssa, B

Covington, Connor, J

D'Lorm, Raoult, B

Dyke, Shannon, M

Eberling, Emily, J

Hagan, Kristen, N

Hardway, Brynne, L

Leggett, Clayton, C

Long, Hannah, E

Newhouse, Smith, E

Nieto Becerril, Saul, A

Rohne, Isaac, M

Simons, Evan, C

Standiford, Grace, E

Suniura, Deborah, B

Suniura, Gabriel, B

Talley, Elizabeth, A

Walker, Morgan, M

Ward, Delaney, A


12th Grade:
Beall, Erin, A

Blankenship, Taylor, R

Chiappone, Michael, A

Dannelley, Ila, R

Day, Maryl, D

Emery, Jacquelyn, M

Hammar, Benjamin, E

Heggem, Sofia, I

Heggem, Thira, G

Mckenzie, Cordarious, G

Nichols, Abigail, L

Roach, Anna, S

Sanchez, Shelby, L

Velayos, Mia, G

Vincent, Brianna, C

Warren, Hazel, K

First Semester Honor Roll

All-A's 9th grade
Trevor Alwell
Skyler Burke
Grace Coldicott
Katelyn Coldicott
Leah Coldicott
Seth Collinsworth
Keely Figi
Aubree Greenlees
Rhett Kahlden
Caitlin Keeney
Courtney Keeney
Lucan Lawless
Esther Long
Cali Navarro
Avery Nichols
Jade Press
Grace Rohne
John Vermillion
Aryana Wallace
Reece Whitelaw
Savanna Wolff
Adeline Womack

All-A's 10th grade
Natalie Adams
Iris Dannelley
Jonah Kelley
Monsie Martinez-Osoria
Dillon McKee
Haley Nichols
Hailey Pham
Nathan Sussman
Madeleine Van Tassell
Mallory Webb

All-A's 11th grade
Laura Chau
Alyssa Collinsworth
Shannon Dyke
Megan Kelly
Hannah Long
Smith Newhouse
Sonya Pieklik
Isaac Rohne
Deborah Suniera
Madelyn Thomas

All-A's 12th grade
Alex Bunnell

Michael Chiappone
Lindsay Coleman

Tyler Emanuel
Sofia Heggem
Thira Heggem
Cord McKenzie

Cameron Tuggle
Mia Velayos
Brianna Vincent


AB Honor Roll (All A's and only 2 B's):
AB - 9th grade
John Berentsen
Kylie Cagle
Taylor Cagle
Dylan Caperton
Ryan Davis
Anson Eleuterius
Caleb Ganer
Adrian Hernandez
Noah Hernandez
Haylee Horn
Payton Marszal
Emily Pieklik
Emily Takeda
Landry Topo
Alberto Velazquez
Myia Voita
Aiden Weiss

AB - 10th grade
Andrew Alcantar
Seth Babin
Kendall Barclay
Itza Cantera-Guerrero
Ben Carlton
Aurora Castillo-Hernandez
Maria Chan
Lily Dreibrodt
Selina Harding
Yasamine Hedayatifar-Ancira
Josh Hernandez
Mason Hines
Sam Hurley
Reese Jennings
Rachel Krenek
Presleigh Lopez
Mark Marlowe
Tabytha Morgado
Karina Nieto Pena
Ashlyn Pasak
Jagger Shapshak
Nathan Spiers
Sarah Stark
Josh Wehner

AB - 11th grade
Matthew Beavers
Hailey Cagle
Connor Covington
Raoult D'Lorm
Phiala Drake
Kylie Gray
Brynne Hardway
Cody Jackson
Cade Johnson
Clayton Leggett
Evan Simons
Sydney Smith
Grade Standiford
Morgan Walker

AB - 12th grade
Erin Beall
Ila Dannelley
Darin DiDonato
Jacob Frazier
Ben Hammar
Jake Hurley
Devin Jiles
Emma Long
Hermelando Lopez Ulloa
Karli Mayer
Cheyenne Nash
Abby Nichols
Daniel Smith
Brandon Webb

Old news we keep in here for your reference:

Please consider joining PTSA!

What?
  • Parent-Teacher-Student-Association
Who?
  • Open to all parents, teachers, and students at LVHS. Students who are members all four years of high school will be eligible to compete for National PTA scholarships their senior year.
Why?
  • To provide our students and parents with training and support that the National PTA provides, free of charge, to members.
  • To provide teachers with support they might need in their classrooms through financial assistance with classroom supplies and monthly teacher appreciation.
  • To provide our students with opportunities for college scholarships through National PTA.

How much?

  • Membership is $10 per person, renewable each school year. $4.50 goes to the National PTA and $5.50 will go towards our local PTSA.

How?

  • Complete the PTSA Membership Form and return with your payment (cash or check made out to LVHS PTSA) to LVHS. Click here to download and complete the registration form.

StayAlert System Reminder!

Lago Vista ISD uses StayALERT to help keep our schools safe. StayALERT is a bilingual, confidential website, e-mail, phone and texting avenue for students, teachers, staff, parents and community members to be able to confidentially report unsafe behaviors, suspicious activities, bullying, acts of violence, harassment, and a host of other potential disruptors to school safety.

Users may anonymously report concerns 24-7-365 via the StayALERT website, an e-mail, a phone call to a recorded and monitored line, or via a text message from a cell phone. Photos and video clips pertaining to the StayALERT report may be included. No special app required! Reportable information will be forwarded in a timely manner to a pre-designated school official for review.

To make a report, use one of the methods below:


Website:
stayalert.info

Call or Text: (206) 406-6485

Email: report@stayalert.info

Morning tutorials- Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:45 in the MAC. Come get help from some of our great junior and senior members of the National Honor Society.

Attendance Matters

The vast majority of our students with excessive absences fail to pass their classes. Students need to be at school everyday.

Our schoolwide attendance goal for this year is 97%. Our state funding is based on the percentage of students at school at 10:15 am every day. Higher attendance rate = more money for resources for your student.

For students who exceed our 96% goal, we are planning some more exciting rewards this year, such as a movie in the PAC, Kona Ice, and exam exemptions!


For students who miss school, here is some very important attendance information:


  • 3 or more unexcused absences in a 4 week period - warning letter sent home, phone conference with at-risk coordinator and attendance improvement plan.
  • 5 or more unexcused absences in a 6-week period - warning letter sent home, phone conference with administrator, attendance behavior plan reviewed.
  • 7 or more unexcused absences in an 8-week period - warning letter sent home and Behavior Intervention Plan meeting called with the parents, student, and assistant principal.
  • 10 or more unexcused absences in a 6 month period - truancy charges are filed. Parent, student and school administrator will be summoned to appear in truancy court.


Our campus goal is to reach 97% attendance each day.


Thanks for your support!
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To whom should I talk about...

Attendance - including absences, doctor's notes, students needing to leave school early : Our attendance clerk, Jennifer_Chiappone@lagovista.txed.net, 512-267-8300, extension 5500


Registration, Transcripts: Our registrar, Tyra_Becker@lagovista.txed.net, 512-267-8300, extension 5503


Student Emotional Support, College Readiness, Student Schedules: Our counselor, Meghin_Huerta@lagovista.txed.net, 512-267-8300, extension 5504


Student Discipline, Ideas for School Improvement: Our assistant principal, Justin_Walker@lagovista.txed.net or principal, Heather_Stoner@lagovista.txed.net, 512-267-8300, extension 5500