2016-2017 LVES Weekly Parent Newsletter

May 25th, 2017 - Issue #36

Excellence in ALL we do!

Golden Ticket Winners

We did it! We not only met our goal, we exceeded it! Our students earned 6200 Golden Tickets by May 22nd, so they were rewarded with a movie! Way to go Vikings!

Final Grade Level Totals:

  • Kindergarten: 1750 Golden Tickets
  • 1st Grade: 1500 Golden Tickets
  • 2nd Grade: 1350 Golden Tickets
  • 3rd Grade: 1600 Golden Tickets

We will continue Golden Tickets in the 2017-2018 school year to recognize Vikings who display safe, respectful, responsible behavior.


LVES Summer Office Hours

LVES will have summer hours starting June 5th. The front office will be open to the public from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday from June 5th through June 22nd. Our campus will be closed for the month of July for cleaning. The office will reopen on July 31st at 8:00 am.
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LVIS Parent Information Meeting

Mrs. Davis, LVIS Principal, will hold a parent information meeting on August 8th from 6:00-7:00 pm for all incoming 4th and 5th grade parents. The meeting will be held in the LVMS cafeteria. Join Mrs. Davis to hear all about LVIS!

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Click on the following link to access the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar:

August Dates to Remember

Be sure to mark your calendars for the following August events:

  • August 10th: New Family Orientation, 6:00-7:00 pm, LVES Cafeteria (for all new to LVES/LVISD parents)
  • August 11th: Kinder Camp, 9:00-11:00 am, see details below on this exciting morning for incoming Kindergarten students
  • August 17th: Meet the Teacher Night, 5:00-6:30 - please note the change in time to accommodate families that need to attend LVIS Meet the Teacher Night at 6:30.
  • August 22nd: First Day of School, school starts at 7:45 am

Your child will find out his/her teacher for the 2017-2018 school year when teachers mail home postcards the week of Meet The Teacher Night. Class assignments will not be given out prior to 5:00 pm on August 17th.

Kinder Camp

Do you have a student entering Kindergarten in the fall? We invite your student to Kinder Camp on August 11th from 9:00 - 11:00 am. This is a great opportunity for your child to meet new friends, and get to know all of the Kindergarten teachers, as well as tour the school. This is only for students, so parents please drop off your child and enjoy your time!

School Supply Orders

There is still time to purchase school supplies online (due on or before June 26th). Here is the link to order online:

School ID: LAG001

All school supplies ordered will be ready for pick up at Meet The Teacher Night in August. The money raised from school supplies goes directly back into the classrooms to help fulfill teacher wish list items.

Lago Vista Intermediate School Supply Order

If you have a third grader who will be attending Lago Vista Intermediate School in the fall, you can pre-order school supplies by clicking on the following link and using the code:

Click on the following link using code: LAG018 (3 letters and 3 numbers)

All pre-ordered school supplies will be delivered to students at the beginning of the school year in August.

Lost and Found

All items that were left in the Lost and Found at the end of today will be collected and donated.
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Lago Vista ISD Education Foundation

The Lago Vista Education Foundation supports our schools and students by awarding grants to teachers and staff members to purchase items that will enrich their classrooms and instruction. The following teachers/staff members received grant money this year from LVISDEF:

  • Mrs. Simons - STEM materials for 1st grade
  • Kindergarten - hands-on manipulatives for early numeracy
  • LVES - new books for our Guided Reading Library

The LVISDEF need your support to continue funding grants that have a direct impact on the students in LVISD. Here are some ways to support the foundation:

LVISDEF Facebook Page:

The LVISDEF is hosting a June Jamboree, and our very own Janna Oliver will be performing with her band The Sticky Notes. There is still time to purchase tickets to this awesome event. Go the the LVISDEF Facebook page for more information, or click on the second link to purchase tickets. You won't want to miss this event!

The LVISDEF Facebook June Jamboree Post:

To purchase tickets:

Lago Vista Elementary Facebook

Don't forget to "Like" the Lago Vista Elementary Facebook page! My goal is to keep the page routinely updated throughout the school year, and summer, with events and information.

Weekly Attendance Goal

Weekly Attendance percentage for week ending May 24th:

  • 94.49% - We increased our attendance percentage for the last week of school, but still did not reach our goal of 97%. We will continue to report weekly attendance next year in our newsletter.

Grade level attendance percentages for week ending May 24th:

  • Kindergarten: 93.60%
  • 1st Grade: 94.89%
  • 2nd Grade: 96.17%
  • 3rd Grade: 93.48%

Need Assistance

Transportation Changes and Student Sign-out:

Christine Harris, Administrative Assistant

Registration and Attendance:

Veronica Fidencio, Registrar/Attendance Clerk

Student Emotional Support:

Amy Sexton, Counselor


Student Health:

Kimberly Latham-Whitehead, School Nurse

Discipline and School Improvement:

Michelle Jackson, Principal

Eric Holt, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendars...

  • June 2nd: June Jamboree, 5:00-10:00 pm at K-Oaks
  • June 10th: LVISD New Student Registration Day, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at LVMS
  • June 5th-15th: Summer School - Session 1, 8:30-11:30 am
  • July 31st-Aug. 10th - Summer School - Session 2, 8:30-11:30 am
  • August 8th: LVIS Parent Information Meeting, 6:00-7:00 pm, LVMS Cafeteria
  • August 10th: New Family Orientation, 6:00 pm in cafeteria
  • August 11th: Kinder Camp, 9:00-11:00 am
  • August 17th: Meet The Teacher Night, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • August 22nd: First Day of School, 7:45 am