LV Intermediate Parent Newsletter

February 15, 2019

Upcoming events...

February 18 Student Holiday - No Classes

February 19 Grade 4 Writing Benchmark and Grade 5 Math Benchmark

February 20 Fifth Grade Reading Benchmark

March 15 Fourth Grade Field Trip to Bob Bullock Museum

March 18-March 22 Spring Break-No Classes

April 9 Fourth Grade Writing STAAR and Fifth Grade Math STAAR

April 10 Fifth Grade Math STAAR

April 22-24 Fifth Grade Outdoor School Field Trip

Reaching the Stars...Believe It to Achieve It!

Deep Thoughts from Winnie-the-Pooh

Piglet: "How do you spell 'love?"

Pooh: You don't spell feel it."

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UIL Academic Awards

4th Grade Ready Writing--Coached by Ms. Little

1st Place Emily Viruette

4th Place Molly Roberts

5th Place Anya Alanis

4th Grade Oral Reading--Coached by Mrs. Norman

2nd Place Amalie Melendez

4th Grade Number Sense--Coached by Mrs. Phariss

1st Place Luke Walker

4th Grade Art --Coached by Mrs. Shoaf

3rd Place tie Emerson Andrew

3rd Place tie Kandice Richardson

4th Grade Spelling--Coached by Mrs. Tinnian

1st Place Luke Walker

2nd Place Justin Fessler

5th Place Dani Johnston

5th Grade Ready Writing Coached by Ms. Little

2nd Place Chuy Hidalgo

6th Place Isabel Villarreal

Best Alternate Josie Oatman

5th Grade Oral Reading Coached by Mrs. Norman

4th Place Lilah Smith

5th Grade Maps, Graphs, and Charts Coached by Mrs. Coffey

3rd Place Scotia Horton

Best Alternate Jonah Farrington

5th Grade Music Memory Coached by Mrs. Whitton

1st Place Isabel Villarreal--PERFECT SCORE

2nd Place Jonah Farrington

3rd Place Juan Pablo Garcia

Best Alternate Emerson Andrew

5th Grade Listening Coached by Mrs. Baker

5th Place Kasey Noak

6th Grade Tyler Oliver

5th GradeSpelling Coached by Mrs. Graham

3rd Place Isabel Villarreal

6th Place Allisen Shipp

5th Grade Number Sense Coached by Mrs. Phariss

5th Place Tori Lee

5th Grade Dictionary Coached by Mrs. Viruette

5th Place Kingston Cannon

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Counselor's Corner

7 Traits of True Friendship

Finding friends that encourage and strengthen who we are.

Greta Gleissner, LCSW

1. Friends who are empathetic.

2. Friends who are selfless.

3. Friends who are trustworthy.

4. Friends with shared interests.

5. Friends with different perspectives and backgrounds.

6. Friends who are humorous.

7. Friends who are a team player.

“The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention.” – Richard Warren


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:


Call or Text: (206) 406-6485


YEARBOOK ORDERS--Please order a yearbook to support our school

It's that time of year, again! Keep those precious 2018-19 memories alive for your child with our second annual Lago Vista Intermediate School Yearbook. They are only $20 and are available for purchase online:

School Code: 13169319

Paper order forms are available in the front office, and they have gone home in Wednesday Folders.

Yearbook sales is one of the very few fundraisers that we have at the Intermediate campus. Please help by purchasing a yearbook. WE HAVE ONLY SOLD 51 SO FAR. We exceeded our goal of 95 books sold last year, and would love to see that happen again! Our goal this year is 100.