LISA West High Newsletter

October 07 - 11, 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 8 - High School PTO Meeting

October 10 - PreACT Test (Grades 9,10 and 11)

October 11- End of the First Quarter

October 14- Beginning of the Second Quarter

October 22-ACT Aspire Interim1-Math and Science(Grades 3-10)

October 24-ACT Aspire Interim 1-English and Reading(Grades 3-10)

October 30 - PSAT / NMSQT (Grades 10 and 11)

October 31 - Staff Development Day/ Student Holiday

November 1 - Staff Development Online/ Student Holiday

GRAND OPENING CEREMONY

LISA Academy is proudly announcing the expansion of additional locations. We are celebrating the exciting opening of the new LISA Academy North Middle School and High School.


U.S. Representative French Hill,

Board fo Education Chair Diana Zook,

Commissioner of Education Johnny Key

Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas Tim Griffin

Executive Director Scott Smith


Thank you for sharing with us the precious moments of this day.

Representative Rick Beck’s Visit

We were honored by a visit to our LISA West campus from Representative Rick Beck! he visited physics and biology classes and had a conversation with students.

END of first quarter

Parents and Students,

Wow, time is going by so fast! Friday, October 11 is the last day of the quarter and all grades will be finalized by Thursday, October 10.

High School PTO Meeting

We will be hosting our first High School PTO meeting to have nominations and board member elections. We want to hear our families voice and get their input for establishing a better school culture. Please join the meeting and support your child`s success.


**Free jeans pass will be given for students whose parents attend the meeting.


Meeting date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019,

Time and Location: 5:15 PM in the Cafeteria

LISA West High Spirit Shirt Order

Students

If you purchase the 2019-2020 spirit shirt, you can wear them on Fridays with your jeans and you will not need to pay jean money.

Order Now!

Due date is Monday, October 10, 2019.

FAFSA Information Night

We had a great turnout at the FAFSA information night was on Tuesday, October 1st. Parents, seniors, and experts shared knowledge about scholarships and financial aids.

Thanks to all the parents involved in this event!


Seniors Families,

Please don`t forget to complete your FAFSA application.

College Representative Visits

Top Colleges from all over the nation visited our campus and informed our students about the opportunities they have. We are having at least one college visit every week.

Attention returning LISA students

If you have already submitted a 2019-2020 free and reduced meal application there is no need to resubmit unless there is an income or household change.


If you have not re-applied for free or reduced meal benefits for the 2019-2020 school year, please complete an online application at ezmealapp.com.


All students who attended LISA Academy last year that were approved for free or reduced meal benefits based on the 2018-2019 meal application expired on September 24, 2019, unless a new 2019-2020 meal application has been received and approved.


Students that are new to LISA this school year are highly encouraged to complete a free and reduced meal application every year.
The paid price for breakfast is $2.50 and lunch is $3.50.

After School Care

Aftercare is a service we offer to our students to protect them and keep them out of the elements after dismissal at 3:20 pm. Aftercare is a paid expense of $60.00 a month and allows your students to stay on campus, and be supervised until 5:30 pm daily. Any student who remains on campus past dismissal will be directed to aftercare to wait on their rides. Any student who accumulates an aftercare stay of more than twice a week, or more than six times in a month, will be charged $60.00 for the month. Any students staying after school for clubs, tutoring, or any other extracurricular activity must be picked up immediately upon club dismissal. Students left on campus once activities are dismissed will be sent to aftercare and charged. To sign your student(s) up for aftercare, please see the front office.



  • Students need to be in clubs, aftercare or picked up by 3:30 PM.
  • All students need to leave the campus area after 3:30 PM.
  • Any students who are not picked up by 3:30 PM after dismissal or after their clubs end time will be asked to go to aftercare. Students go to aftercare 2 or more times in a week or 6 or more times in a month will be charged a monthly fee.
  • After 5:30 PM, there will be no supervision by LISA Academy staff, and students will not be allowed to stay in the building. LISA Academy is not responsible for students that are not picked up after the students are dismissed from After Care.
  • The set monthly fee is $60 for the first child. Any additional children will be $20 less than the original amount (example child 1-$60, child 2-$40, child 3-$40). The first payment is due upon registration.

Jeans Day & Spirit Day

Every Friday, students will be allowed to wear LISA Spirit Shirts and jeans (no frayed or torn jeans with holes are allowed) for $3. Spirit Shirt Friday’s will take place for the entire 2019-2020 school year. Any student whose parent filled out all check-in forms will receive a free jeans day pass. The application can be found on the LISA website.

After school clubs

After school clubs and activities started! They will be held from 3:20 PM to 4:00 PM. Payments for clubs should go to Mrs. Propps in the front office.


**Only credit cards, checks, or money orders are accepted.

Club days

Monday

Basketball, Varsity Cheer, Art Club, NAHS, H.S. Quiz Bowl, Volunteer Club, Dungeons and Dragons Club, Turkish Folk Dance


TUESDAY

Chess Club, Esports, Golf, Magic Club, Science Quiz Bowl, Swim and Dive, VEX Robotic Club, Writing Club, Choir


WEDNESDAY

FTC Robotics, DI Club, Language Festival & Dance, Magic Club, NHS, Art Club


THURSDAY

Basketball, Varsity Cheer, Spanish Quiz Bowl, Choir, Dungeons, and Dragons Club , NAHS, Photography Club B119

No cell phone usage on campus

All cellular phones, cell phone accessories, and electronic devices must be turned off and kept in the locker during the school day and while in a school building. The school will not be responsible for damage to, loss or theft of any cellular phone or electronic device a student brings to school. The use of camera phones for recording is strictly forbidden on the school premises at any time. If something needs to be addressed, email the teacher, or, if it is urgent, call the front office.


Repeat offenders will be sanctioned in line with our existing behaviour policy

Uniforms

Uniform Top

All students must wear the LISA Academy uniform shirt. This shirt must be purchased from the school, and may not be substituted with a plain polo shirt. Pants Properly fitting navy blue or khaki uniform style pants or shorts are required.

**Black uniform pants are NOT permitted.

• Joggers are allowed (elastic at the ankle).

• Shorts must be to the knee cap or longer. No skirts or skorts are allowed.

• Flat pocket cargo-style pants may be worn. No expandable pocket cargo

pants are allowed.

NO denim, no form-fitting (skinny), no yoga style (stretch), and no

sweat pants may be worn.

Footwear

All students must wear closed-toe and closed-heel shoes with solid soles.

Outerwear

• The only school (LISA) authorized uniform outerwear may be worn in the

building. LISA Academy fleece, sweaters, and/or sweatshirts ONLY.

Scarves around the neck, gloves, or hats may not be worn inside the

building. “Hoodies” may not be worn inside the school building.

Outerwear can be ordered online at: http://toggerykids.com/

ALL STUDENTS MUST FOLLOW OUR SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY

EZ School Pay

Please use EZ School Pay to make aftercare and lunch payments.


Make payments here.

Meal Applications

LISA Academy is proud to offer the National School Breakfast and Lunch program!


Begin here

Clever

Students have a school email login that they use on campus and at home. This login will give them access to all of their online learning platforms that the school is using. Students are learning these logins now and use them to access our Chromebooks. They can use the same login from home. Please ask your child and classroom teachers about it.
Big picture

Administration Contact Info


Mr. Altun – Principal

aaltun@lisaacademy.org

Ms. Blair -- Assistant Principal/Dean of Students

blair@lisaacademy.org

Mr. Dilber -- Assistant Principal/Dean of Academics

idilber@lisaacademy.org


Front Office Staff Contact Info

Mrs. Propps -- Secretary/Nutrition Coordinator

mpropps@lisaacademy.org

Ms. Stearman – Registrar

pstearman@lisaacademy.org


College Counselors Contact Info

Dr. Bakisli

fbakisli@lisaacademy.org

Mr. Cengiz

mcengiz@lisaacademy.org

Mr. Konac

mkonac@lisaacademy.org