Excellence In All We Do - Week IX
It was GREAT to see kids excited for UIL Academics again! We did sign ups this week and practices will start shortly. The competition will be in January...if you have any questions about UIL Academics, just ask!
Halloween, costumes and middle school do not mix well, so as much as I love Halloween, there are no costumes again this year. Thank you!!
UIL and Auditions for OAP
All 8th grade students will take PSAT on Friday, October 22nd. The test will be given digitally. Please ensure students have a charged IPad and charger on campus that day. Testing will start at 8am. Please ensure students are on time on Friday, October 22nd.
If you do not want your student to participate, opt out forms were sent home with students. These forms are due Tuesday, October 19th.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Bentley at firstname.lastname@example.org
First Nine Weeks - Done!
Teachers will finalize their grades on Tuesday and report cards will go out later this week.
It's hard to believe that we are 1/4 of the way done already...thank you for your continued support.
Also - we are having our first Student Support Night on Tuesday, October 12, 6:00 PM at the Elementary School. The flyer is below for more details.
Transportation News and Notes
The district is experiencing a record number in ridership this year and extra students not assigned to that specific route may displace a student who has already registered for transportation in Ascender Parent Portal and been approved to ride.
Also, Due to an increase in Stop Arm Violations(cars going around buses when the yellow Stop Arm is out), Lago Vista Police Department has assigned officers to follow the buses on their routes.
This was implemented yesterday, will continue through next week and will occur periodically throughout the school year.
Our thanks to Lago Vista Police Department for supporting our bus drivers and for helping ensure the safety of all Lago Vista ISD students.
Picture Day - You Can Still Order!
Retake Day will be November 2nd.
News and Notes From The Office
Attendance & Nurse - Please email or contact the nurse if your child is home ill. Also, please make sure if your child calls you not feeling well, they must check in with the nurse before leaving due to COVID protocol.
Boys Athletics - If your son is in last period athletics and you need to pick them up, we ask that you pick them up BEFORE 3PM.
School Time - Please remember that we teach from "bell to bell" each day and when you pull your student(s) out early or they arrive late to school, they miss valuable class time. Thank you for understanding!
Here is the bell schedule...first bell starts at 8:00 AM!
District Cross Country Results
Our cross country team competed in their final race of the season on Monday, October 11th in Llano. Below are the results for the district meet for each team. Congratulations to these athletes who raced hard on their day off.
Our 8th grade boys are DISTRICT CHAMPIONS. Placing in the top 10 were River Burch in 2nd place, Miguel Rocha in 3rd place, and Mason Taylor in 7th place. Completing our 8th grade boys team were Mikey Woodburn, Max Sheen, Kasey Noack, and Tre Haywood.
Our 8th grade girls completed their season in 3rd place in the district race. Placing in the top 10 were Scotia Horton DISTRICT CHAMP, Maddy Salazar in 6th place, and Lilah Smith in 7th place. Also racing with the 8th grade girls team were Carli Parker, Lillian Coale, Amberlynn Bealle, and Isabella Luna.
Our 7th grade boys team are DISTRICT CHAMPIONS. Competing for the 7th grade boys was Sebastian Vazquez DISTRICT CHAMP, Jackson Cook in 2nd place, Merek Michetich in 9th place, Lucas Wendl in 10th place and Fletcher Matheson.
Our 7th grade girls completed their season in 3rd place in the district race. Placing in the top 10 was Molly Roberts in 7th place. Also racing for the 7th grade girls team were Melissa Soto, Piper Olsen, Emily Virutte, Laila Burlew, Laney Bentley, Ania Alanis, Marilyn Kamenzind, and Maya Nieves.
Volleyball and Football Results
A: If your student is determined to be a close contact of a student who has tested positive for COVID, you will be personally notified. If your child is in the same grade level as a student who has tested positive, you will receive an email.
Q: Are masks required?
A: LVISD does not require students, parents, teachers, staff members or visitors to wear masks or face coverings while on district premises. However, the wearing of face masks is allowed and is highly encouraged.
Q: Can I choose for my child to do at-home/remote learning this year?
A: The state has not provided for a funded remote instruction option this school year. Students not at school will be under normal attendance requirements. Exceptions to this are students who are isolated because of a positive COVID result or who are quarantined due to being a COVID close contact.
Who Do I Contact?
If you have questions about registrations, contact:
Monica Kaiser @ email@example.com
Schedules? Counselor April Woodburn @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Bus? Transportation Director Lisa Gordon @ email@example.com
Logistical Questions? Secretary Sue Kunze @ firstname.lastname@example.org