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Welcome to the Lovejoy ISD Community News Page.
 
We are happy to share news from our schools, programs, booster clubs, student organizations, Foundation for Lovejoy Schools, community and more.
 
Check back often for up-to-date news on events and activities.
 
 
 
 
Volleyball State Tournament Semi-Finals
Friday, November 22 - 1:00 PM
Curtis Culwell Center, Garland
 
Congratulations to our Lovejoy Leopard Volleyball team for qualifying for the State of Texas 5A UIL Championship!
 
 
 
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Inclement Weather
School closures will be determined based on safety. In the event of a school closure, notifications will be announced on the district’s website, Facebook, and Twitter pages. We will also announce any closure through the media and through a special edition of Message from Mike.
 
 

 

Senior Judges Needed!

 

The Senior Project is a culminating high school initiative that demonstrates a student’s ability to write, speak, acquire and apply knowledge, solve problems, and apply a variety of skills, including time management and task analysis. It is intended to demonstrate what students know and can do as they prepare to graduate.

 

Senior Project Presentations will take place during the 2019-2020 school year at Lovejoy High School on the following dates:

 

December 2

January 14

February 12

March 5


If you are interested in supporting/judging senior project this year, please use the Google Form to sign up for any date(s) that you are available:
https://forms.gle/qWUjK4jKh61vvUSu5

 

If you have any additional questions, please email Mary Shaw Cabrera  mary_cabrera@lovejoyisd.net

 

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Foundation for Lovejoy Schools

 

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Now - November 18 - LHS Visual Arts Campus Exhibition
 

Join us as we celebrate the fourth annual LHS Campus Exhibition.  We are excited to celebrate 55 thoughtfully selected works that exemplify the variety of vision, voice, and process our students take on in our LJVA studios.  The work juried for this show was chosen from all levels of study in the LHS Visual Art program as examples of excellence and innovation by our LJVA Gallery Managers; Kiley Boots, McKenna Christiansen, Grace Flinchbaugh, and Hunter Ruiz. We invite you to come and see this wonderful selection of works during school hours until November 18th.  

 
 
 
 
 
November 19 - Softball Booster Club Fundraiser
 
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November 19 and 21 - Safety and Security Training
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November 20 - Surviving to Thriving
 
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November 23 - Blackland Prairie Raptor Center Fundraiser
 
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Lovejoy High School Cheer Holiday Fundraiser
 
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December 2 - Kindergarten Gifted and Talented Referrals Open
 
PowerSchool Referral form opens December 2, 2019
Referrals due January 10, 2020
Testing: Saturdays January 25 & February 1, 2020
 
Testing will be at Lovejoy Elementary School by appointment
Parents must complete the referral form in PowerSchool 
 
 
 
 
December 4 - 7 - Light the World Community Event
 
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December 5 - Band Booster Club Fundraiser
 
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December 6 - 7 - Fine Arts Festival
 
The Lovejoy ISD K - 12 Fine Arts Festival will be held December 6th and December 7th at Lovejoy High School! Our performing arts programs have created winter concerts and performances with a mix of your holiday favorites, while our Visual Arts teams are designing pieces that will awe you with their talents! Please support the arts in Lovejoy ISD by stopping by and enjoying the sights and sounds of the holidays while celebrating the work our students and staff engage in for this amazing Festival. The LHS Fine Arts Booster clubs will sponsor a delicious chili luncheon, a bake sale full of yummy treats, as well as hot and cold beverages. In addition, the children's craft area and a visit from Santa Claus will round out a merry and bright weekend at Lovejoy High School.

The Festival is requesting your assistance with volunteering (parents from any campus are welcome to volunteer) and donations of both chili and baked goods. Please visit the Lovejoy ISD Fine Arts Website for additional information to include schedules, volunteer sign-ups, and more. For additional information, please contact Fela Mathy at fela_mathy@lovejoyisd.net.
 
 
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December 7 - Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run
 

Join us on December 7th to kick off the holiday season at Granite Park in Plano for the 2nd Annual Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run event. This fun and festive event will include holiday food samples from area restaurants, games for the entire family, and entertainment on the new stage on the lake. The highlight of the morning will be the holiday themed costumes and the sounds of jingle bells running or walking through the streets of Plano to help us conquer the nation’s leading cause of disability.

Register online at www.JBR.org/Plano.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please reach out to Aashik Khakoo at akhakoo2@gmail.com or 469-354-8343.

 
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December 17 - Kendra Scott Gives Back
 
The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools is a non-profit organization organized specifically to support the Lovejoy Independent School District. The directors of the board are dedicated to "champion" Lovejoy by volunteering time, giving financially, and encouraging the community to support the district for the benefit of all students.
 
Kris Cormier Ammon launched her moniker brand in late 2017 and she has been in non-stop high demand ever since. Offering calligraphy, illustrations and hand painting services, KCA Design has certainly had everyone buzzing with excitement since day one. Her brand attracts top-tier clientele ranging from fellow designers, celebs, glossy boutiques and other notable names.
 
Join Kendra Scott, the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools and Kris Cormier Ammon for a wonderful evening of friends, shopping, and giving back!
 
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April 18 - Save the Date for the Lovejoy Country Run!
 
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Turn Lucas Green
 

Did you know that it is estimated to take 500+ years for one styrofoam item to decompose in our landfills?  In an effort to keep styrofoam out of our landfills, the Turn Lucas Green group would like to bring awareness to the Lucas community about our Styrofoam Recycling Program!


The First Saturday of every month, Turn Lucas Green has a Styrofoam Drop Off Event in the Lucas Starbucks parking lot (next to the Lucas Walmart) from 1:00-3:00pm!  Please rinse, clean, and collect your Styrofoam throughout the month and bring it to the drop off.


Acceptable Styrofoam items are all marked #6 and include:

-egg cartons

-meat trays

- fast food clam shell containers

-cups

-packing materials

We CANNOT accept packing peanuts


Please join Turn Lucas Green Facebook and Twitter groups for

up-to-date reminders and Recycle Events going on in and around Lucas!!

Make a difference & Recycle
♻️

 
 
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