LVIS Family Newsletter

August 3, 2022

Dear Families,

An all star year awaits you! Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! This year’s theme is “All Stars!” We are very excited about this school year and have wonderful things planned! It is sure to be a year filled with fun, adventure, learning, and excitement!


As families begin thinking about school, here are a few details I want to share with you.


Annual Registration - If you have not completed your annual registration, please be sure to get this information updated this week. You can update the documents and contact information here .


Car Riders - Arrival and Dismissal - Our arrival and dismissal procedures have not changed from last year. If you are driving your child to school in the morning, the drop off location is at Viking Hall. To access Viking Hall from 1431, you will turn on Bar K Ranch Road. Turn left in front of the lower baseball field. Please only release students in front of Viking Hall. Do not let your child out in the circle. We will not have staff on duty until 7:15. Please do not drop your child off before 7:15. Buses will drop students off in the front of the building.


After 7:40am, please take your child to the front of the building. We will not have anyone supervising in the back of the building after 7:40am.


Mark Your Calendar


  • At 4:00pm on Friday, August 12th, your child's homeroom teacher will email you to welcome your child to his or her classroom. Please watch for an email.
  • Monday, August 15th is Meet the Teacher from 3:30 - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 17th is the First Day of School



Breakfast and Lunch are NOT provided for free this year. The federal government is no longer funding the free lunch program. Breakfast will be $2.00 and Lunch is $3.30. Here is the link to add funds to your child's account.


Families are encouraged to fill out the Free and Reduced-Price Meals applications. You can access the links here (English or Spanish). You may not qualify for it, but you could be eligible for other assistance.


Visitors and Volunteers - We will be welcoming lunchtime visitors on campus starting in September. More details to follow in the upcoming weeks.

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LVIS School Supply List

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LVIS Safety and Security

Our number one priority will always be student safety! I want to make you aware of some of our current safety practices and what we are doing this year to ensure a safe learning environment.


  • Classroom and exterior doors will be locked during the school day
  • Extensive staff safety training
  • All adults that enter the building are screened through our Raptor system.
  • Multiple safety drills throughout the year
  • Weekly exterior door safety audits

Who Do I Contact

Attendance/ Registrar - To report an absence or send a doctor's note. To enroll a child or a question about registration, contact Gabby Mercado at gmercado@lagovistaisd.net


Nurse - Gina Carmichael at gcarmichael@lagovistaisd.net


Counselor - Cynthia Gumbert at cgumbert@lagovistaisd.net


Principal - Bonnie Sullivan at bsullivan@lagovistaisd.net

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Staffing News

We have new staff members joining the LVIS Family this year. We are excited that they are here! Welcome:

Daniel Clements - 4th grade math and science teacher

Adriana Waddle - 4th grade language arts teacher

Kim Becker - 5th grade math and science teacher

Callie Befeld - Resource paraprofessional

Pernilla Cortez - Paraprofessional

Lisa Whitted - Performing Arts Teacher

Lindesey O'Brien - Social Emotional Specials Teacher

Opportunities in the Community

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Mark your Calendar!

We are excited to share some dates and times with you regarding the start of school.

Meet the Teacher

Monday, Aug. 15th, 3:30-6pm

8039 Bar K Ranch Road

Lago Vista, TX

1st Day of School

Wednesday, Aug. 17th, 7:15am

8039 Bar K Ranch Road

Lago Vista, TX