Parent Newsletter, LVES 2022-2023, Edition14, Nov. 4, 2022
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS MONDAY AND TUESDAY!
Lunch Visitor Protocols
1) Click on the Signup Genius posted later in the newsletter and sign up for a time using the name of the person who will be eating with your child.
2) Make sure that this person is listed on your Parent Portal as having the Right to Transport. This helps us ensure that you are ok with this person spending time with your child outside of your presence. To do this: Login to your Parent Portal, Click on the Registration button under your child's picture, Click on #2 Contact Information for Parents/Guardians, if the person you would like to eat with your child is already listed, ensure that Right to Transport is clicked. If not, click Add Contact and be sure to click Right to Transport.
Barn Hill Animal Preserve Program on Friday, Nov. 11
UIL IS BACK!!!
Lago Vista Elementary is excited about UIL! Sign-up sheets will be posted at the Elementary campus on November 9, and students can begin signing up for events in which they would like to compete.
Sign-ups will remain open for a week, and practices will begin after Thanksgiving Break. The coach of each event will notify students and parents of their practice/try-out schedule. Practice times for some events will be integrated into the school day, and others will require after school practices.
This year, our UIL meet will look different than in past years. We will not be traveling to another school district for our competition. Instead, we will hold our own Lago Vista Elementary UIL Meet during the school day on Thursday, February 9, 2023 for Grades 2-3 at the Elementary campus. More details will be provided at a later date.
Please discuss UIL with your children and encourage them to try-out for the event (or events) that interest them. You can also visit the UIL website for details regarding each event.
2nd Grade Creative Writing
Coach: Leslee Arredondo
2nd Grade Storytelling
Coach: Jenifer Brown
3rd Grade Spelling
Coach: Alicia Mendoza-Guajardo
3rd Grade Storytelling
Coach: Jenifer Brown
3rd Grade Music Memory
Coach: Kathie Voisinet
3rd Grade Ready Writing
Coach: Kerri Walker
Party Season is Upon Us!
Completed applications can be emailed to email@example.com or printed and dropped off at the Lago Vista ISD Administration Building.
From the Nurse:
Lunch with Parents Clarification
**Due to parent concerns, and the fact that a background check is not required to visit for lunch, parents will only be able to eat with their own personal children at lunch in the designated parent lunch area. Also, please do not take pictures of any children that are not your own. Thank you for helping us keep this awesome tradition going!**
Lunch Delivery for Students
Veterans Day Tribute at Lago Vista High School to feature 3rd grade Lago Vista Elementary Students
This year the 3rd graders will be performing for our Veterans and our community on November 11th at 10:00am at the Lago Vista High School Gym.
In Performing Arts class they have developed and practiced a unique percussion routine, a marching cadence, and rehearsed a beloved American song.
Please join us as we honor the Veterans on this special day!
"Have you heard of the Lago Vista ISD Education Foundation?
We have been around for many years and are a foundation that fundraises to give grants to educators in our district. Those grants fund equipment and supplies for students. Lago Vista ISD students are the direct beneficiaries of all of our efforts.
We are currently looking for community volunteers to help with our Giving Tuesday Campaign. You can learn more about how to help and who we are at our website, https://www.lvisdeftx.com , or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
When LVISD students thrive, our community does too!"
From the Nurse...
If your student is needing any medication while at school, the nurse MUST have the medication permission form with the requested medication. All Over The Counter medications must be in a new, unopened container and not expired. Any RX medications need to be discussed with the nurse prior to use at school.
If you have any questions, you can reach her at:
google voice text: 512-222-7144
office phone: 512-267-8300 xt: 4505
Free and Reduced- Price Meal News
As a reminder, LVISD transitioned back to Free and Reduced-Price Meals for the 22-23 school year. The federal government is no longer funding the free lunch program, which was part of the COVID-19 pandemic aid package. All families are encouraged to fill out the Free and Reduced-Price Meals applications. If your child previously received free or reduced-priced meals, a new application must be received to determine if your child still qualifies. Previous free and reduced-meal eligibility has now expired. You can fill out the Free & Reduced Meal application online at MySchoolApps by clicking on the following links:
Our Week In Pictures
We held an election and the students marked their votes on a ballot. We tallied the votes and My Teacher won by a landslide!!
GT Robotics Partnership
Check out this great collaboration between first grade GT students and high school Robotics students. They were presented with a problem (A boy wanted to say good morning to his friends, but he was too small, and just got lost in the crowd everyday.) The challenge was to build a waving machine so Leo could say good morning to his friends before they went to class. They followed steps in the Lego Education app to build the waving machine, then created a program to make it wave.
Caught Being Good
Check out these two amazing Vikings I caught helping clean up a spill in the hallway. Way to go!
Bean Bag Music
2nd grade students used their bean bags to repeat the rhythm of different songs in performing arts class.
Taking Pride in Our Work
This Viking in Mrs. Boyles' class was so proud of the work he did sorting pumpkins by shape!
Caught Being Good
Bean Bag Music
Kindergarten students played germ tag in PE where they either got to be a doctor or a germ and tried to make people sick or healthy.
PK is Under Construction
Building towers and then telling all about them is fun! This building has an upstairs, a downstairs, and a chimney!
Having Fun Dressing Up!
Picking your child up early?
Be sure to have your driver's license with you at all times. Even if you are in the raptor system just in case. Please plan on arriving before 2:45pm to pick up your student. You may email your student's teacher to let them know if you're picking up early so that they can be sure to have their things packed up before that time. You may not email teachers to send students to the front office at a certain time. For safety, parents must sign out their student on Raptor and have your ID scanned. Mrs. Kuske (Marcy) will then verify that you are authorized and call for your student. If you need assistance please pickup the phone in the foyer.
Thank You Thursdays!
1. All visitors in the building must have a background check when we have students in the building. Please print and complete this background check ahead of time and deliver to the Administrative Building at 9039 Bar-K Ranch Road. Once cleared:
2. Reach out to the Teacher/s via e-mail for any help they might need.
3. Coordinate a time to come in on Thursday.
Thank you for supporting our Teachers!
Social Emotional Learning
All grade levels will learn about Growth Mindset.
K- the elastic brain, how our brain grows and learns
1st- understand the difference between growth and fixed mindset
2nd- how to embrace and grow through mistakes, challenges, and failures
3rd- effort and perseverance
Please see a staff member in the cafeteria if you are surprising your child so that we can help you locate him/her.
PK/K Lunch Sign Up
1st Grade Lunch Sign Up
2nd Grade Lunch Sign Up
3rd Grade Lunch Sign Up
Thank You to All of Our PTO Business and Individual Sponsors! Please Support these Businesses that Support Us!
Elite Business Sponsorship
Austin Pergolas http://www.austinpergolaco.com/
Infrastructure Recruitment Group http://www.irgtalent.com
Northlake Church https://mynorthlake.com/
1431 Real Estate http://www.1431RealEstate.com
The Adamo Law Firm https://adamolawfirm.com/
1st Fire Safety https://www.1stfiresafety.com/
FSG Construction Group https://foamsalesgroup.com/
Hatch Agency Real Estate https://www.hatchagencyre.com/
Kuske Agency- Farmers Insurance https://agents.farmers.com/tx/lago-vista/arlene-kuske
Waterloo Auto Spa
New Heights Garage Training
Northlake Heating and Cooling https://www.northlakeheatingandcooling.com/
Lakeside Subs https://www.lakesidesubs.com/
Younger Homes https://www.younger-homes.com/
Ranch Road Jewelry https://ranchroadjewelry.com/
Respiro Properties https://respiroproperties.com/
Leander Eye Care https://leandereyecare.com/
Hillside Nature School https://www.hillsidenatureschool.com/
Teifka Real Estate https://joshparker.teifkerealestate.com/
Addicted to Glamour https://www.facebook.com/AddictedToGlamour
The Beanstalk Consignment Shop https://www.thebeanstalk.net/
Chirofit Wellness Center http://chirofitwellnesscenter.com/
Halls Roofing & Sheet Metal, INC www.hallsroofing.net
Northshore Outdoor https://www.facebook.com/NorthshoreOutdoorLago
F45 Cedar Park https://f45training.com/cedarpark/home
The Center for Recovery and Reconnection, LLC https://www.recoveryandreconnection.com/
PTO Member Donors
Sam and Jessica Adamo
Jason and Nancy Casias
Craig and Olivia Devine
Jonathan and Jennifer Joshua
Sonia Lopez Martinez
Christian and Jessica Ross
Chad & Nikki Kallina
Bernadette & Burl McAlvain
Jenna & Aaron Parkinson
The Parra Family
Jeff & Shauna Olson
JV Dougherty Construction
Jonathan and Lisa Whitted
Josh and Stephanie Sattler
Kyle & Lindsey O’Brien
Stay Alert System
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. Reportable information will be forwarded in a timely manner to a pre-designated school official for review.