LVHS Newsletter

Excellence In All We Do.

April 18, 2019

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What's Been HAppening?

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News from the Counselor

ACC Advisor will be on campus to meet with sophomores & juniors

Wednesday, April 24!


If your sophomore or junior student is interested in taking any dual credit courses this summer or Fall 2019, please remind them that an ACC Advisor will be here Wednesday to help with the application process and answer any questions.


***This is a required process for those students requesting Dual Credit US History next year!


Special Reminder for Juniors interested

in our Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program!


Applications for the LVISD EMT Program are due Friday, April 26, to Mrs. Slaughter. Students must meet all requirements prior to registering for courses in the fall. See the flyer below for more information. You can get a copy of the application from Mrs. Slaughter!

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GenTX Ceremony

Our annual GenTX ceremony is Friday, May 3, at 11:00 am in the LVHS gym. GenTX day is our opportunity to recognize and celebrate students for their postsecondary plans in front of the entire student body. Think of GenTX Decision Day as a school spirit day, during which we all work together to build excitement and awareness surrounding the college selection and enrollment process.


Seniors will be recognized individually as their plans for post-high school are shared with the entire student body.


We also use this day to show around and welcome our incoming 9th grade class, LVHS Graduating Class of 2023 (how can that be right?)!


Feel free to join us for this special recognition of our senior class!

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Blue and Gold Ceremony

Make sure you have marked your calendar for our annual Blue and Gold ceremony for the Class of 2019. Students will be awarded scholarships and recognized for outstanding work and academic achievements. It is always a night to remember.

Blue and Gold Ceremony

May 15, 2019
6:30 pm
LVHS Performing Arts Center

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Congrats, New national honor society members


Alcantar, Andrew

Alwell, Trevor

Barclay, Kendall

Berentsen, John

Burke, Schuyler

Cagle, Kylie

Cagle, Taylor

Caperton, Dylan

Coldicott, Grace

Coldicott, Katelyn

Coldicott, Leah

Eleuterius, Anson

Fountain, Paige

Ganer, Caleb

Hernandez, Noah

Hristov, Thomas

Hurley, Sam

Jackson, Madison

Keeney, Caitlin

Keeney, Courtney

Lawless, Lucas

Long, Esther

Lopez, Presleigh

Martinez, Maribel

McKinney, Cassandra

Navaro, Cali

Nichols, Avery

Phariss, Garett

Pieklik, Emily

Rohne, Grace

Smith, Andrew

Thu, Tran

Topo, Landry

Vogel, Benjamin

Wallace, Aryanna

Whitelaw, Cartie

Wolff, Savanna

Womack, Adeline

Final Exam Schedule

Monday, 5/20 - Final Exams - 12th graders - 1, 2, 3, 4 exams
9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 4th and 5th periods

Tuesday, 5/21 - Final Exams - 12th graders - 6, 7, 8, 5 exams
9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 1st and 7th periods

Wednesday, 5/22 - 9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 2nd and 3rd period exams
12th graders - Walkabout at LVES, 8:20, then Senior Trip

Thursday, 5/23 -12th graders - Graduation practice at 9:30 am, LVHS gym
9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 6th and 8th period exams

iPads will be collected during advisory.


There is no early release on the last day of school.

STAAR EXAMS THIS SEMESTER:

2 down and 3 to go. Here are the STAAR testing dates this spring:

Tuesday, May 7: Algebra STAAR
Wednesday, May 8: Biology STAAR
Thursday, May 9: US History STAAR
Friday, May 10: STAAR Make-Up tests

Graduation Details

The Lago Vista High School Class of 2019 will graduate at 6:00 pm on Friday, May 24, in the LVHS Main Gym.


Doors will open to the public at 5:00 pm.


If you have a family member that requires special seating due to a disability, please contact Meghin_Huerta@lagovista.txed.net and she will reserve seating for that family member and one other.


There will be live streaming of the event on the internet and that link will be shared closer to graduation.

caps and gowns will be delivered to our graduating seniors during advisory on monday, may 6!

Spring Administration of the ASVAB - April 30, 2019

Is your Viking still wondering what his/her plans are for the future? The ASVAB program will help! The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is a comprehensive career planning program that includes a multiple aptitude test battery (including science, math, word knowledge, reading comprehension, electronics, auto/shop knowledge and mechanical comprehension), an interest inventory, and various career planning tools designed to help students explore the opportunities awaiting them. We are administering the ASVAB at LVHS on April 30th. Please contact Mrs. Slaughter or Mrs. Janson in the front office if you want your student to take this FREE assessment on April 30th.

mark your calendar - second annual walk for water event:

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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

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 10:30 am every day. Higher attendance rate = more money for resources for your student.


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 and phone call from the principal.

7 or more unexcused absences in a 6-month 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 to 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 and Student Schedules: Our counselor, Meghin_Huerta@lagovista.txed.net, 512-267-8300, extension 5504


College and Career Readiness: Our CTE Counselor, Cindy_Slaughter@lagovista.txed.net, 512-267-8300, extension 5500


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

LVISD health fair is tonight!

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