School Picture Make-up Day TOMORROW
Students needing a retake or who missed the August picture day should go to the Main Gym Lobby during lunch tomorrow, Tuesday, September 27th. School pictures can be viewed at
the student ID number as the access code. Orders can be placed now at the same prices, no late fees. Since pictures will not be processed as a batch order, the mailing fee will apply.
School pictures and ID's were distributed today for all underclassmen in their English classes. Senior ID's will be available for pickup during all lunches tomorrow.
Mock ACT and SAT Exam Opportunity
Revolution Prep is offering a practice ACT exam on October 1st and a practice SAT exam on October 15th. Students can expect to be on campus from 9 am - 1 pm.
Please click on the following links to register.
For the ACT:
For the SAT:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Academic Advisor with Revolution Prep, Wendy Ward at 512-994-6550. She will be happy to assist.
Community Band Performance TONIGHT
After getting rained out over the weekend, the LHS band will be giving a community performance tonight under the lights at 7:45 PM. They will be going through the whole process as if it is a contest, complete with some guest judges. If you are free and want to see and hear the show in a quiet environment (except for the applause of course!) please come out this evening. The show is 8 minutes long so it will be short and sweet.
Parent Google Boot Camp
Join us on Wednesday, September 28th from 7-8 pm in the LHS Library to learn the basics of Google Classroom, Drive, and Docs. We will start with Classroom so those who are familiar with the other features of Google can sneak out early. Please register by clicking on the link below:
Join us for our 1st High School Book Fair!
September 26 - 30
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
In the Library
Some required reads for the year will be available. New releases, hot YA books, Cookbooks & Adult selections, Origami & Adult Coloring Books, Lego sets and more will all be available for purchase. Get a head start on holiday or birthday gifts and support the library!
Parent Volunteers are needed. If you can help volunteer, please click on the link below:
Please be aware that progress reports were distributed on Tuesday, September 20th during 2nd period homeroom classes.
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.
Lovejoy Leopards, Inc. (LLI) Golf Tournament: October 7
The 8th Annual LLI Golf Tournament will be held on October 7th, 2016, at Heritage Ranch with an 8:30 AM shotgun start. Lunch will be served. Raffle items and other fun prizes will be available. The tournament was sold out last year so register early. Please
for additional information. To register, visit:
The deadline to register is October 3.
LHS Jazz Band
Congratulations to Jazz Band members at All-Region Jazz auditions. Lovejoy HS band members will be making up one fourth of the All Region Band with us landing 5 of the sought-after 20 positions available in the group! We had more students chosen than all other 5A schools in the region, and all but one large 6A school!
Congrats to the following students:
Jack Supan: Guitar (1st Chair!)
Ethan Etchieson: Vibes (1st Chair!)
Garrett Martin: Trombone
Sam Oates: Trumpet
Joel Reeves: Trumpet
A special recognition to Leo Dobson, Kainoa Keolakainoa, Megan Taylor, and Patrick O'Brien for all being alternates and having at least one first place vote from a judge. They were all among the best in the room, which is all we can ever ask for!
LHS Drumline Contest Results
The LHS Drumline placed 9th recently at the HEB Drumline Contest. One of the judges, 16 time DCI Gold Medalist Scott Johnson, had the Lovejoy Drumline in 4th place for General Effect. Click here to enjoy the video:
LHS Cross Country Fall Festival
finished 15th in a 21-team race with a top-5 average time of 21:21.04 Sophomore Carson Hockersmith (20:09.86, 31st in scoring) led the group followed by senior Shaelyn Ballard (21:15.12, 70th), sophomore Avery Silliman (21:40.10, 87th), freshman Lacey Pelkowski (21:49.13, 93rd), junior Emily Gueller (21:50.00, 94th), senior Noelle Franz (21:50.67, 96th), freshman Sophia Estes (21:52.59, 98th), and freshman Andrea Richardson (21:57.86, 114th overall). This gave Lovejoy 8 runners under 22 minutes, with a 3-8 split time of only 17.86 seconds. Well done.
race, a true black-and-blue event - extremely challenging competition. Plano West (a 6A powerhouse) eked out the victory over 2nd and 3rd place finishers Lovejoy and El Paso Americas (6A) by a slim 96-99-103 score. The squad was again led by senior Grant Tiff (16:12.51,12th place in scoring) who bettered his best Myers Park time from last fall of 16:28.00, followed by freshman Brady Laboret (16:17.23, 13th place), sophomore Brett Pedersen (16:21.31, 16th place), junior Ryan Brands (16:40.90, 24th place) and junior Bradley Davis (16:43.41, 34th place) concluded Lovejoy's scoring. The remaining 5 Lovejoy runners ... junior Ryan Spruell (16:37.40, 42nd overall), senior Nate Hartter (
went under 17:00 for his first time
16:47.43, 43rd overall), freshman Will Muirhead (
is on the threshold
17:06.17, 63rd overall), junior William Godfrey (17:07.15, 66th overall), and junior Christian Sutter (18:05.10, 135th overall). So 9 of Lovejoy's runners were at 17:07 or better, which is incredible on the Myers Park course.