SCIS Principal Newsletter

November 18, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving

Good morning! I cannot believe we have made it to the Thanksgiving break. This will always be an incredibly special time for me as it was around this time last year that I became a part of Lovejoy ISD. I am so thankful to be at Sloan Creek and even more thankful for the staff, students and families that make Lovejoy so special.

As we wrap up November, please take a look at the pictures below to see the awesome things that have been happening at Sloan Creek. What is so wonderful about these events, is that students are leading and initiating a lot of these projects. Even small projects like our student council going through lost and found items was such a simple yet powerful example of being leaders and taking ownership over campus needs.

I want to send a special thank you to PTO for organizing the Lovejoy Thankful Letter Campaign and also the amazing bundt cakes. Thank you for always being so thoughtful and thank you to every single parent and student that took time to write letters.

Also, thank you to the Reinhard family for providing amazing lunches for the staff yesterday. It was such a nice treat and the thoughtful gesture meant so much to all of us.

I hope you all have an amazing Thanksgiving with friends and family. Thankful does not begin to capture how much I appreciate each of you for partnering with us at Sloan Creek. Your kids bring us so much joy and we are so thankful we get to spend our weekdays with them.

Lovejoy Proud,

Mrs. Halpin

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Wall of Heroes

Our wall of heroes will stay displayed through December 15th. It is full of heroes and is a great reminder of those that have sacrificed so much for our country.
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Thank you for the sweet letters and bundt cakes!

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Thank you, Reinhard family for the awesome lunches!

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Please Click Here if you need PowerSchool Support

This training was facilitated by our awesome, Mrs. McClintick at Coffee with Principals. If you need PowerSchool support, you will definitely want to spend time watching.

Important Dates


18- Chaney, Kuneman, Darnell, Alotaibi Homeroom Service Team

21-25- No School, Thanksgiving Break

29-30- 5th Grade Math Benchmark Testing

30- Community Coffee Talk- 12:30 PM -1:30 PM, SCIS Library


2-3- Fine Arts Festival at Lovejoy High School

6-8- 6th Grade RLA Benchmark Testing

6-8 - 5th Grade Science Benchmark Testing

6- Fall picture retake day

9- SCIS Choir Tour-Perform at HES, PES, and Stonebriar Mall

9- Cox, Massay, Topchik Service Team

14- Spelling Bee0 SCIS Cafeteria

15- Early Release-11:45 AM

16- January 3- Winter Break

Behind the Badge with Marshal Jacquez

November Safety Tips

1. Learn the school's emergency procedures. Emergency plans and phone numbers are usually included in school handbooks, posted in classrooms or schools’ website. Taking a few extra minutes to familiarize yourself and your child with emergency information can give them the confidence they need to act quickly in emergency situations.

2. Know travel routes to and from the school. Make sure you and your child know both primary and alternate routes. In an emergency, roads can be blocked and it's important to have a backup plan.

3. Know and follow school security and safety measures. These might include signing in when visiting the school, having driver license ready, or wearing a visitor pass. Following these procedures also sets a great example for your kids.

4. Talk with your child about safety. Be specific. Talk about instinct and paying attention to funny feelings of fear. Explain what to do if she doesn't feel safe (find a teacher, School Marshal, etc.). Make sure you child knows how to contact you or a family member who is likely to be at home.

5. Inform school staff about health and emotional concerns. Whether your child has a food allergy, a physical disability, or has been subject to bullying, make sure to keep your child's teachers and principal in the loop.

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Lovejoy Children's Choir

We are pleased to announce the 8th season of the Lovejoy ISD Children’s Choir. "LCC" is designed to serve the needs of our district’s 4th, 5th and 6th grade students who are committed to a musically exceptional experience. Please read all of the details on this incredible experience here. If your student is interested in participating in the Lovejoy Children’s Choir, please complete this google form and email me, to receive your student’s audition time slot. Please reach out to Mrs. Orozco ( if you have any questions.
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NEW! SCIS PTO Information

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Spirit Wear - New Spirit Wear

Today is the last day to shop before we close our Spiritwear Pre-Orders! We would love for you to sport our gear! Every purchase helps put funds toward our student programs and enrichment. We appreciate ALL of you and your support!

Click Here to go shopping!

Winter Social

Please click the image to order!

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SCIS PTO wants to be a part of changing the world, so in partnership with SCIS Administration & Staff, we are providing an opportunity to engage in serving the hungry. Working with your students and the SCIS Staff, you’ll package simple, nutritious meals. Everyone contributes: measuring, packaging, and preparing meals for distribution.

The shift is from 6:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Volunteers that are choosing to participate will be required to work the FULL amount of time. Numana will provide training and a "Green Shirt" to all volunteers. Click here to signup.

AFTER signing up, please CLICK HERE to tell us your Name & Shirt Size.

** It is important to note that the students will be divided up into multiple stations. There is NO guarantee that you will work directly with your student. **

We appreciate your understanding and willingness to serve!


If you are still interested in Volunteering at SCIS. Please fill out the interest form below and you will be contacted as needs arrive.

Volunteer Interest Form

Next Membership Meeting will be at 10:00 in the SCIS Cafeteria on February 13.

Thank you

Kim Rollins

SCIS PTO President 2022-23

Green Team News!

Lovejoy ISD Community News

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