Excellence In All We Do.
May 17, 2019
What's Been Happening?
Runner-Up State Champions
The Lady Vikings competed in the Class 3A Girls State Golf Tournament and placed SECOND in STATE. Team members were: Lyla Vaughn (Jr.), Hannah Long (Sr.), Cailey Nuckolls (Fr.), Mikayla Adams (Sr.), and Elizabeth Talley (Sr.). Congratulations to all of these talented and beautiful young ladies for representing Lago Vista!
A great banquet for a great band! Band members were presented end-of-year awards and celebrated a truly amazing year. We can't wait to watch the program continue to thrive!
Making Big Plans
Plans are in progress for repurposing our MAC! Mr. Pruitt's AP Seminar class brainstormed ways to make this space a multi-functional one for both students needing academic support and for those wanting a place to lounge with friends.
Runner-Up State Champions
Women's Club $$$
Several of our hard-working students were presented with scholarships from the Lago Vista Women's Club on Tuesday. The club donates thousands of dollars each year in support of our graduating female students going to college.
Sydney Smith presented her GT project on an indoor, family-friendly aquaponics system. Sydney worked with LVISD nurse, Gina Chiappone to create this system that can be used in homes and only costs about $200 to make.
Top 8 in the Great State
Congrats Esther and Sarah on a great tennis season. These ladies are only a sophomore and freshman and we know we will see them back at the state level in years to come!
Women's Club $$$
Our GT students went on a Field Trip to the Escape Room on Wednesday as their last school-sponsored trip of the year!
The band concert last night was amazing! Students have been working hard preparing for this night and it was evident. Students were presented medals for their Sweepstakes Performance scores this year!
Students in dance class pose for a fun picture as a keepsake of the successful pilot year for the program! Next year, students will be able to take Dance 2 as well as Dance 1!
Students in our FAC classes and their peer assistants visited nearby Candlelight Ranch for team building and ropes course experiences.
Congrats to these Floral Design students for earning their official certification to professionally arrange flowers in the state of Texas.
Students interested in our EMT program were interviewed today to ensure they could meet the requirements of our program. Next year will be the first year of this cool program, which is not offered by many schools in our area.
Floral design students put their skills to use designing wedding arrangements.
Thank you LVHS Parents for providing our staff with a delicious Italian-inspired lunch today! We appreciate so much all the hard work that went into making today a success!
Ms. Shelby Simms from FSG group visited construction classes and talked about the great paying apprenticeship opportunities at their company.
Our senior and junior boys are in the middle of a heated "Powder Puff" volleyball game, followed by a football game of the girls immediately following. This fun tradition is always a highlight at the end of the school year.
Can I Have Your Autograph
Students who purchased a yearbook got out of class 5th period today to get their friends' signatures in their brand new yearbooks. The yearbook staff worked so hard on this edition and we are proud!
LAST CALL FOR SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION!
Schedule for next week
- 12th graders - 1, 2, 3, 4 exams
- 9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 4th and 5th periods
- 12th graders - 6, 7, 8, 5 exams
- 9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 1st and 7th periods
- 12th graders - Walkabout at LVES, 8:20, then Senior Trip
- 9th, 10th, and 11th graders - 2nd and 3rd period exams
- 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 7th period.
NO FINAL EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN EARLY.
There is no early release on the last day of school.
Need a handicapped space reserved for the graduation ceremony?
ipads are being picked up next week. students will not receive report cards, diplomas or their schedules next year until the have paid for missing or broken items:
Med Micro Making a Comeback!
Great News! We are looking at adding Medical Microbiology back to our courses! Please have your parents email us if you are interested in adding it to your course selections for next year - include the class you would like it to replace. Remember if you take Anatomy and Medical Microbiology you can complete the Health Science STEM endorsement.
Here are the class details...
- Medical Microbiology
- Course Number: 2309
- Credit: 1, Full Year
- Prerequisite: Biology and Chemistry; Anatomy and
- This course satisfies a high school science graduation requirement
- The Medical Microbiology course is designed to explore the microbial world, studying topics such as pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms, laboratory procedures, identifying microorganisms, drug resistant organisms, and emerging diseases.
- This course will count for the fourth year of Science Credit and counts for Career and Technical Education credit.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 NEXT WEEK!
Senior headed to college?
To all seniors heading to college next year. DO NOT WAIT to get the REQUIRED second Meningitis vaccine. You can download your child's immunization records on the Parent Portal where you normally check grades.
If you do not have insurance coverage, you can call the Williamson County Annex in Cedar Park to schedule an appointment at 512-260-4240.
Make your appointment today!
Summer Credit recovery for upperclassmen
StayAlert System Reminder!
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
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.
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!
To Whom Should I talk to about...
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