Lovejoy High School
 
A Message from the Principal
 
Lovejoy HS News 02 27 17

Parents and Guardians,
 
Last week, our counselors worked with 9th-11th graders to begin making selections for next year's classes. Students did a great job of asking questions and being thoughtful about the courses they were considering. As the LHS Principal, I am incredibly proud of the many different opportunities that we provide for our students.
 
As we quickly approach the end of the grading period on March 10th, please let your student's teachers know of any questions or concerns you may have. Each Tuesday, teachers should have their grade books current for any grades taken through the previous Friday to help communicate how students are doing academically. Please reach out to your student's teacher or to me if PowerSchool is not being updated.
 
Below you will find information about upcoming events and student success. Please take a few minutes to read through them.

Sincerely ,

Chris Mayfield
Principal
Lovejoy High School
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Lovejoy High School News and Information 02 27 17

Softball Spirit Night - TONIGHT
Lovejoy Softball will have a "Chipotle Night" on Monday, February 27th from 5:30 - 8:30 pm. The Chipotle in Allen at 75 & McDermott will give 50% of all proceeds that evening to the Grand Slam Booster Club! All you have to do is show this  flyer     & write "Lovejoy Softball" on your receipt!
 
Mock ACT Exam
Lovejoy High School has 2 upcoming opportunities for students to take a Mock ACT Exam:
  • LHS Band is sponsoring a Mock ACT as a fundraiser on March 4th.
    • Click HERE for more details.
  • Rev Prep is offering a Mock ACT Exam on April 8th.
    • Click HERE for more details.
LGA Speaker Event
Topic: Thoughts on the Gifted - Talent Development and Real World Achievement
Wednesday, March 1st
7:00 pm
LHS Lecture Hall
 
Tanya Donaghey will present an overview of recent scholarship on the subject that some very gifted students flounder during and after college without forging a meaningful application for their talent. As parents, we can provide opportunities for talent development, but the individual with talent must be guided to accept responsibility for their own development. Mrs. Donaghey will also share some tips and scenarios from families that she has encountered in her professional capacity.

Tanya Donaghey has 30 years experience in education as a teacher and private tutoring business administrator and consultant. She has a B.S. of Education from Baylor University, a Master's from SMU, and a Principal certification from UNT (2015).

LHS Percussion Concert
The Annual LISD Percussion Concert will be on Wednesday, March 8th in the LHS Auditorium at 7 PM.  Admission is free and open to the public.  We will be playing classical and contemporary music ranging from Joplin style ragtime music to heavy metal music.  This is the highlight of the year for these students and they would love to see you there!
 
Give Glasses and Give the Gift of Sight
LHS Junior Eleise Brooks will be assisting her father, Dr. Dain Brooks, MD, on medical missions to Mexico (March), India (July), and Africa (2018) to help cure the world's blind. Their main focus will be performing cataract surgeries; however, they will also be providing glasses to those in need. You may help by donating new or used glasses.  There will be marked boxes available at each campus. To learn more please click here .
 
Summer Enrichment Opportunities
With summer quickly approaching, students are anxiously awaiting its arrival and parents are searching for a safe environment for their children to learn and have fun during the summer break.  Lovejoy ISD is pleased to continue to offer summer enrichment opportunities for students through summer camps. 
 
Are you interested in serving as a camp instructor?  All camp ideas are welcome...from dodgeball to robotics.... rainbow loom design to astronomy. This is your opportunity to develop a camp which will enrich the lives of students.  Please submit your proposal by February 27, 2017.   You will be contacted after the approval process is completed on March 3, 2017.
 
To recommend an idea for a summer camp, please click here .
 
If you have any questions, please contact Taylor Denison at 469.742.8196.
 
Spring Star Party:  March 6
Puster Elementary, along with the Texas Astronomical Society, will host a star party on Monday, March 6. Viewing will begin at 6:30 PM and end at approximately 8:30 PM. The Lovejoy community is invited to attend. Parking will be available in the front parking lot. You may enter through the front doors where signs will direct you to the courtyard and into the back parking lot where viewing will take place. Access to the back parking lot will not be available via the driveway.
 
Student Nutrition News
Please click here for the February newsletter.
 
Drivers' Ed Classes
The next drivers ed session begins TODAY - Monday, February 27th. Classes take place at 4:15 pm in room B104. Please click HARMONY for more details.
 
Student Recognition
 
LHS JWAC
Our Junior World Affairs Council had 8 students travel to UT Arlington to compete in the Dallas World Affairs Council's Academic WorldQuest Competition.  In our second year of attendance, we expanded to two teams and improved our ranking.  Team 1 (Noah Corbitt, Zach Brown, Meredith Ehlmann, Jerad King) finished 17th of 77 teams, and Team 2 (Ben Armistead, Ben Carder, Taite Borozny, Austin Spruell) finished 37th of 77 teams.  These students collaboratively worked through 100 multiple-choice questions over the following topics: current events, peace and conflict in today's world, combating infectious disease, European Union, countering violent extremism, Turkey, global megacities, China, and women in technology.  All eight student represented themselves and LHS very well, even during the mile walk back to the bus.  Lastly, we have to profess thanks to LHS graduates Ian Raybon and Kerry Joiner for their warm welcome upon our arrival to the UTA campus.
 
 
LHS Swimming
One more result from the State Swimming Meet: Emma also placed 19th in 100 fly (1:00.12)
 
 
LHS State Swimmers:
Front row from left to right: Sloan Carevic, Natalie Womack, Brady Duke
Back row from left to right: Sarah Wallaert, Juliette Pages, James Vaughn, Genevieve Pages, Emma Ream
 
1st Team All-District Honors :
Girls 200 Medley Relay (Juliette Pages, Sloan Carevic, Natalie Womack, Emma Ream)*
Girls 200 Freestyle Relay (Genevieve Pages, Sarah Wallaert, Sydney Myers, Monica Malik)
Girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Natalie Womack, Juliette Pages, Sloan Carevic, Emma Ream)*
 
Sydney Myers (200 Free*, 100 Free)
Sloan Carevic (200 IM*, 100 Breast*)
Genevieve Pages (200 IM, 100 Breast)
Emma Ream (50 Free*, 100 Fly)
Ashlynn Sullivan (1m Diving)
Natalie Womack (100 Fly, 100 Back*)
Juliette Pages (100 Back)
Zoe Dickerson (100 Breast)
 
Boys 200 Medley Relay (Lucas Scroggins, Samuel Ma, Brady Duke, Efe Sahin)
Boys 200 Freestyle Relay (Sam Veitch, Jakob Feldman, Grant Stout, James Vaughn)
Boys 400 Freestyle Relay (Jakob Feldman, Sam Veitch, Grant Stout, James Vaughn)
 
James Vaughn (200 IM*, 100 Fly)
Efe Sahin (50 Free)
Grant Stout (100 Free)
Jakob Feldman (500 Free)
Lucas Scroggins (100 Back)
 
The * denotes district champion
 
All-Region Honors
Girls 200 Medley Relay (Juliette Pages, Sloan Carevic, Natalie Womack, Emma Ream)
Girls 200 Freestyle Relay (Genevieve Pages, Juliette Pages, Sydney Myers, Sarah Wallaert)
Girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Natalie Womack, Juliette Pages, Sloan Carevic, Emma Ream)
 
Emma Ream (50 Freestlye, 100 Fly)
Natalie Womack (100 Fly, 100 Back)
 
James Vaughn (200 IM, 100 Fly)
 
LHS Wrestling - State Meet
We had two men and two women wrestle in this year's state tournament. Dylan South was our lone senior of the four Lovejoy wrestlers to compete at the state tournament, along with sophomores Lilly Musselman and Morgan Elvin, and freshman Hunter Duncan.
 
Lilly and Morgan both wrestled well in their second consecutive trip to the state tournament. They both lost to eventual state placers in their matches and were unable to come away with a victory. Both will be back for their junior campaign, and we are very excited about their potential next year!
Hunter Duncan became the first freshmen in Lovejoy history to wrestle in the men's state tournament. He finished with a 1-2 record, recording a clutch come from behind win in his second match.
 
Senior Dylan South also finished the tournament with a 1-2 record, notching an exciting :22 pin in his second match for his lone victory. Dylan finishes his Lovejoy wrestling career as a two-time state qualifier, only the second male to wrestle in two state tournaments to date.
 
For complete match results, please go to the following two links: Women and Men
 
LHS Robotics
The Lovejoy High School Robotics Team competed against the top 42 robots in the State this past weekend. Robots 1082A and 1082B were paired together and made it to the quarterfinals, finishing in the top 24 in the State. Congratulations to the following Robotics team members:  Chase Barnes, Johanna Belk, Matthew Franks, Max Hooper, Madison Hubbard, Ryan Luther, Brock Mordecai, Connor Redding, Jonathan Tiner, Hunter Tombaugh, and Ross Walenciak.
 

 
LHS Journalism
Congratulations to the staff of the The Red Ledger for 30 winning entries in this year's Texas Association of Journalism Educators Clips Contest. The TAJE contest rates entries from across the state in a number of writing, photo and graphics categories. Awards are given for superior, excellent and honorable mention. Seven of our entries earned superior ratings: Anna Stockton for  News Feature ; Caleb Kwon, Nick Smith and Matthew Fisher for In-Depth Package ; Hannah Ortega for Feature ; Matthew Fisher for News Feature ; Nick Smith for In-Depth News Story ; Parker Nolan for Sports Feature Photo ; and Sydney Wong for Portrait A complete list of winners can be found here .

LHS Golf
The boys had a very successful tournament at Squaw Valley. Finishing 5th out of 15 was quite an accomplishment! Friday's team total was 332. This was an accomplishment with the cool weather and wind howling at 20+ mph.
 
Individual scores
 
Golfer
Friday's Round
Saturday's Round
Brian Wolfe
81
77
Jonah Barton
85
79
Ben Marples
83
83
Grayson Wehking
83
86
Bumper Pool
89
83
Team Total
332
322
 
We believe Saturday's team total of 322 is a new school record, as well as the 2-day total of 654.
 
LHS Tennis
Last week was another great week for the Leopard Tennis team! Congrats to Carson Zimmermann and Caiden Tays for winning the Boys Doubles Championship at Corsicana and becoming 3X Champions this spring. Lovejoy also brought home medals in girls doubles and girls singles.
 
Top Results from Corsicana
3X Tournament Champions - Carson Zimmermann/Caiden Tays - Boys B Doubles
2nd Place - Sydney Wong/Polly Roth - Girls' B Doubles
3rd Place - Caroline Burkhart/Abby Sibson - Girls' A Doubles
Consolation Champ - Daniela Benigno - Girls' A Singles
4th Place - Chris Sun/Brandon Su - Boys' A Doubles
 
LHS Winter Guard
2017 Lovejoy Winter Guard delivers excellence!
Lovejoy Winter Guard competed for the first time in NTCA Winter Guard competitions and brought home two 1st Place trophies for Lovejoy! Hard work, discipline and perseverance are paying off.
 
Then last weekend, they competed at the North Texas Color Guard Association show at Wakeland High School. They had an amazing show and earned 1st place in their classification. They were also recognized by the judges and promoted to the next highest classification of competition.
 

 
LHS Baseball
Congratulations to the JV Black team for winning the Denton JV Tournament over the weekend. The Leopards went 5-0 and defeated Lake Dallas in the Championship game!
 
The JV Red team went 0-2 on the week losing to Rockwall and Richardson. They look to get back on track this weekend in the Lewisville 9th grade tournament.
 
The Varsity Baseball team went 1-5 in the Prosper/McKinney Boyd Tournament over the weekend. Despite, the win-loss record, the boys were very competitive against very strong teams including Coppell, Houston Clear Springs, and Abilene Cooper. The Leopards had strong pitching performances from Brandon Merrill, Jacob Terwilliger, Matt Almy, and Michael Difiore. The Leopards will try to get their bats going this week as they head to the very tough Jesuit Varsity Tournament this week.
 
LHS Softball
The Leopard Softball team traveled to the Lone Star Dodge, Lindale ISD Tournament this past weekend. They finished in 2nd Place out of 16 teams. They were able to beat Paris North Lamar 8-3 in the First Round, but ended up losing the Championship to the 2016 State Runners Up by a score of 2-1. The Leopards are set to play in the McKinney ISD Tournament this Thursday, Friday, & Saturday.
 
LHS Boys Soccer
The boys' junior varsity team went 2-0 this past week with wins over West Mesquite and Forney to remain in first place.
 
The varsity boys' team also went 2-0 this past week with wins over West Mesquite and Forney and remain in first place.  The varsity team was voted in this week as the #10 team in the Top 10 in Region 2.
 
LHS Girls Soccer
The girls soccer team went 1-1 on both JV and Varsity this past week as we faced West Mesquite and Forney.  This week the girls host Little Leopards night on Tuesday as they face Wylie East and are away to North Forney on Friday.
 
LHS Bowling
Congratulations to the girls Varsity team for finishing 3rd in district play and advancing to the regional playoffs.  They will be bowling on Sunday, March 5th at Rowlett Bowl-A-Rama from 9am - noon.  Please congratulate the following ladies on a job well done!
Katie Williams
Kat Kelly
Alex Wingard
Katherine Carter
Kaitlyn Cinek
Kiersten Esposito
Sarah Nash
Sydney Sleeper
 

 
The boys Varsity team finished 4th in district play, just missing a regional playoff spot.  Please congratulate the following gentlemen on setting a school record for a high team game, known as a Baker Game, with a 254.
Jeremy Young
Michael Stephens
John Reaves
Noah Cooper
Mason Melendez
 
LHS Track and Field
The Lovejoy Boys Track team scored 76.5 points finishing 2nd overall at the McKinney Boyd Relays at Ron Poe Stadium. Here are some varsity highlights:
  • Chase Van Wagoner competed in five events, winning the Long Jump, setting a new school record with a jump of 22'2.5".
  • Ryan Gordon, Jake Chamberlin, Van Wagoner, and Landon McDermott finished 4th in the 4x100m Relay, setting a new school record with a time of 43.11.
  • James Rainey finished 2nd in the Shot Put, setting a new school record mark of 48'3.5" and 6th in the discus (137'6").
  • Colin Engbrock finished 2nd in Pole Vault with a vault of 14'.
  • Jeremy Young finished 4th with a vault of 13'.
  • All three runners placed in the 3200m Run: Bradley Davis, 9:46.97 (3rd), Brady Laboret, 10:01.16 (5th), and Brett Pedersen, 10:02.55 (6th).
  • The Distance Medley Relay team (Davis, Chamberlin, Ryan Brands, and Ryan Spruell) finished 5th with a time of 10:57.35.
  • The 4x800m Relay team (Christian Sutter, Will Muirhead, Laboret, and Spruell) finished 4th with a time of 8:37.58.
  • In the 100m Dash, Van Wagoner finished in 11.09 (2nd) and McDermott in 11.34 (tied for 6th)
  • Brands finished the scoring for the Leopards finishing 2nd in the 1600m Run with a time of 4:33.80.
In the Boys JV division:
  • William Muirhead finished 1st in the 1600m Run with a time of 4:48.09
  • Jack Victor won the High Jump, clearing 6'.
The Lovejoy Varsity Girls scored 49 points and finished 5th overall out of 18 teams.
  • Grace Ridgeway won the girls pole vault division clearing 12' 6".
  • Grace Ridgeway also placed 3rd in the 100M dash with a time of 12.41 seconds and 3rd in the 300M Hurdles with a time of 46.62.
  • Carson Hockersmith placed 3rd in the Girls 1600M with a time of 5:36.
  • Juliet Franz placed 6th in the 300M Hurdles with a time of 47.90.
  • The 4X800M relay consisting of Lacey Pelkowski, Olivia Bullock, Noelle Franz, and Avery Silliman placed 4th with a time of 10:31.
  • The Sprint Medley Relay consisting of Grace Ridgeway, Carsen McFadden, Lacey Pelkowski, and Carson Hockersmith placed 3rd with a new school record! Their time is currently ranked 7th in the nation.
In the Girls JV Division:
  • Noelle Franz placed 3rd in JV High Jump with a jump of 4'10".
  • Carsen McFadden placed 3rd in JV Girls Pole Vault clearing 8'.
  • Cameron Stapleton placed 5th in JV Girls Shot Put with a personal best throw of 28'.
LHS Powerlifting
At the recent Power Lifting Tournament at Highland Park, Ryan Collins competed for the first time and won 1st place in his weight class!
 
This past Thursday night, our Boys Powerlifting team competed at the Elk Powerlifting meet in Burleson, Texas. The following young men placed in their weight classes:
 
James Ayers placed 1st place in the 114 lbs weight class.
 
Kade Ashley placed 3rd place in the 220 lbs weight class.
 
Logan Sigmon placed 2nd place in the SWT weight class.
 
Congratulations to all of our powerlifters!!
 
James Ayers, Kade Ashley, and Zac Brooks qualified for regionals this next week at Keller Central High School.


Foundation for Lovejoy Schools


 
Draper James Event:  TONIGHT
Draper James is holding a special event to benefit the Foundation on Tuesday, February 28th, from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. They will give 20% back from the proceeds during the event. They will be providing sweet treats while you shop. Draper James is Reece Witherspoon's new store located in Highland Park Village.
 
  Taste of Fairview
 
The 2nd Annual Taste of Fairview:  March 3rd
Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual Taste of Fairview will be held on March 3rd.  The event is presented by Estate Life Magazine, in partnership with the Allen/Fairview Chamber of Commerce, Heritage Ranch Golf and Country Club, and the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools.  Details are as follows:
 
March 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Heritage Ranch Golf and Country Club
 
Tickets are $35 per person and may be purchased by clicking here .  Ticket sales will be donated to the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools.
 
This event sells out quickly...reserve your tickets today.
 
  FLS 2017 DandD
 
2017 Denim and Diamonds Gala and Auction
Your Support is Appreciated
 
The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools will host the 11th annual Denim and Diamonds Gala and Auction on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at a new location; the Marriott at Legacy Town Center in Plano. The theme is a Southern Soirée - Celebrating 100 Years of Lovejoy ISD. Denim and Diamonds Chair, Andrea Paranteau and Co-Chair, Carrie McClure welcome you to a night featuring dinner, entertainment, and live auctions.
 
Tickets are now on sale, for $90 each. The ticket price will increase to $100 beginning Monday, March 10th. This year, guests will be seated at tables of 12. For additional information, visit www.foundationforlovejoyschools.org , or contact Cindy Booker at 469.742.8043 or email .   You may also click here to purchase tickets to the gala.

Raffle Tickets
The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools will host a raffle entitled "Fab Five", which includes:
  • 7 nights in Sydney, Australia, donated by Cleve Adamson Custom Homes
  • $2500 VISA gift card, donated by Owens Realtors
  • Texas Limo Wine Tour and Getaway
  • Goyard, St. Louis PM Large Tote in Black
  • Large Kamado-Style Grill in Red by Grill Dome, donated by The Firehouse in Allen
Raffle tickets are $100. Only 500 tickets will be sold. A drawing will be held for each item, giving each ticket a chance to win one of these prizes. The winners will be drawn at the Denim and Diamonds Gala. You do not need to be present to win. Click here for additional information.  You may purchase tickets from any Foundation director, via the foundation's website, or at the LISD administration building. See the Foundation website for a list of directors, or click here to purchase tickets online.
 
Online Auction:  Opens February 28
The Denim and Diamonds Online Auction will open February 28th and run through March 7th at 10:00 PM. Check out the auction for the opportunity to win great items for your family and students. Various members of the Lovejoy staff have donated unique and special experiences for the online auction.  Class Masterpieces, created by our K-5th grade students are also available.  Click here for additional information.
 
Click here and select "Start Bidding" to create your account.  Remember, the auction opens on February 28th at 8:00 AM.

Lovejoy Events and Activities 
   
DATE
TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
Mon. Feb 27
7 - 9 pm
LHS Winter Orchestra Concert
LHS Auditorium
Tues. Feb 28
6:30 - 8 pm
Theatre Booster Club Meeting
LHS Black Box Theatre
Wed. Mar 1
8:00 am or 4:30 pm
NHS Meeting
LHS Lecture Hall
Wed. Mar 1
6:30 - 8:30 pm
LHS Cheer Banquet
SCIS Cafeteria
Wed. Mar 1
7:00 pm
Upper 90 Booster Club Meeting
LHS Library
Wed. Mar 1
7 - 8:15 pm
LGA Speaker Event
LHS Lecture Hall
Thurs. Mar 2
During lunches
Healthy Relationships Presentation
LHS Auditorium
Fri. Mar 3
9:15 am
Pep Rally - Black Light
LHS Main Gym
Sat. Mar 4
8:30 am - 2 pm
Mock ACT - Band Fundraiser
LHS Lecture Hall
Mar 6 - 10
During lunches
StuCo Blood Drive Registration
LHS Cafeteria
Mon. Mar 6
6:00 pm
Majestics Booster Club Meeting
LHS Library
Mon. Mar 6
7-8 pm
Cheer Booster Club Meeting
LHS Lecture Hall
Tues. Mar 7
TBD
AP Art History Mock Exam
LHS Lecture Hall
Tues. Mar 7
1:50 - 4:15 pm
AP Music Theory Mock Exam
LHS Room F105
Tues. Mar 7
7-8:30 pm
XC/Track Booster Club Meeting
LHS Lecture Hall
Wed. Mar 8
7:00 pm
LHS Percussion Concert
LHS Auditorium
Sat. Mar 11
7:00 am
SAT Test
Lovejoy High School
Mon. Mar 20
7:00 pm
Grand Slam Booster Club Meeting
LHS Lecture Hall
Tues. Mar 21
8:45 am
AP Human Geography Mock Exam
LHS Main Gym
Tues. Mar 21
12:00 pm
AP English Language Mock Exam
LHS Main Gym
Tues. Mar 21
4:15 pm
NHS Induction Rehearsal
LHS Auditorium
Tues. Mar 21
7 - 8 pm
LHS Band Booster Club Meeting
LHS Band Hall
Mar 21, 23, 24
All Day
Sophomore Naviance Training
In Chemistry Classes
Wed. Mar 22
All Day thru ELA
Senior Project Presentations to Juniors
LHS Lecture Hall
Thurs. Mar 23
7-8 pm
Wet Leopards Booster Club Meeting
LHS Room B100
Mar 27, 28, 29
All Day
Senior Booster Club Surveys
LHS Library
Mon. Mar 27
6 - 9 pm
Girls Basketball Banquet
SCIS Cafeteria
Mon. Mar 27
7 - 8:30 pm
NHS Induction Ceremony
LHS Auditorium
Tues. Mar 28
8:45 am
STAAR ELAR I
Lovejoy High School
Tues. Mar 28
6 - 7 pm
Leopard Aces Booster Club Meeting
LHS Room B100
Tues. Mar 28
7:00 pm
Band Pre-UIL Concert
LHS Auditorium
Wed. Mar 29
11:30 am & 7:30 pm
Parent Tech Session
LHS Lecture Hall
Wed. Mar 29
6 - 9 pm
Boys Basketball Banquet
SCIS Cafeteria
Wed. Mar 29
6:00 pm
Letter Jacket Fitting
LHS Commons near School Store
Thurs. Mar 30
8:45 am
STAAR ELAR II
Lovejoy High School
Thurs. Mar 30
6 - 8 pm
Spring College Fair
DARS & ACCESS Presentations
LHS Main Gym
LHS Library
Fri. Mar 31
7 - 10 pm
Swim & Dive Banquet
SCIS Cafeteria



2017-18 LHS Cheer Tryouts
 
 
Tutoring 101
Juniors: Spring PSAT/SAT/ ACT Prep: Classes and 1 on 1 tutoring for the upcoming tests is available at Tutoring 101 in Allen. We've helped scores of students get the score they need for scholarships and acceptances to their colleges. Classes meet twice a week or 1 on 1 appointments are available at more flexible times. Our instructors are trained teachers and Collin College instructors. We can help you figure out which test is best and when to prepare. Call for a free consultation with the director Tanya Donaghey at 972-359-0222 . www.tutoring101.com Celebrating 20 years in the business of education. Allen Best Tutoring Business Reader's Choice Award winner for the 4th time.

Relay for Life and Beautiful Lengths
This year, at the annual Relay for Life event, on April 28th from 6-12 p.m. at the Lovejoy High School Stadium, the Relay for Life Committee will be cutting ponytails for Beautiful Lengths, an organization that partnered with the American Cancer Society, takes donated hair to create free wigs for women losing their hair due to cancer treatment. The committee is looking for selfless donors to cut their hair onstage at the event to donate to making wigs for cancer patients.  Donors may donate as little as 8 inches, but more if they please. The hair cannot be chemically treated, have more than 5% grays, or be dyed permanently. Anyone, any age may donate. If you would like to donate, please Click  HERE to sign up.

Gifted and Talented Referrals for 2017-2018
The referral window for gifted and talented services is now open. Click here for referral forms which are located online in the PowerSchool Parent Portal.  The window will close March 31, 2017.
 
Testing will be Saturday April 8, 22, or 29 for students in grades 1-12. Kindergarten students will be tested during the school day.
 
For questions regarding students in Kindergarten through 4th grade, please email Caroline Garcia  or call 469.742.8310 .
 
For questions regarding students in 5th through 12th grades, please email Brie Smith or call 469.742.8032 .
 
Relay for Life Luminaries
The Relay for Life Committee has started selling Luminaria which is a commemorative item that will be on display during the 2017 LHS Relay for Life event and honors all those that have had cancer, those who have survived, and those who have sadly passed away. Luminaria are $10 each and can be ordered by clicking HERE and returning the order form and payment (made payable to the American Cancer Society) to the LHS School Store.

Students Leaving Campus
In the event that students need to leave campus during the school day and they drive themselves to school, we will need you to send an email to student_signout@lovejoyisd.net . Please include the student's name, the time they need to leave, the reason, and a phone number to be used to contact you. Once we have received the email, we will call you for verification, and the email will provide us with the needed documentation for our records.
 
Parking for Daytime Events
This is a reminder that we have changed our parking policy in regards to campus events that are scheduled during school hours. Due to the increase in the number of student-assigned parking spots in the back parking lot, we ask that parents park in the front, and we will have a sign-in table just inside the cafeteria.
 
PowerSchool Parent Authorizations
The Parent Portal is now open for you to complete the online Enrollment & Student Information Forms. Please take a few minutes to update your contact information, emergency contacts, authorized pickup, FERPA, SCOC, Student Handbook, etc.
 
PLEASE NOTE : Regarding the Release of Directory Information for School Use:
In order for your child's picture to appear in the Yearbook, you should answer "YES".
 
Volunteer Application Process Now Open for 2016-2017
The volunteer application process for the 2016-2017 school year is now open. Please  click here  to begin the process. Should you have any questions, please contact  Gina Ellis Volunteer Coordinator,  469-742-8000.