Hart Elementary School
450 Country Club Road
Lucas, TX 75002
May 25, 2018
Our final Hart Beat is Thursday, May 31st. We are dedicating it to our AWESOME parents and volunteers! 
Please join us for the fun at 8:15 a.m. in the Gym. 
Message from the Principal
Lacey Moser

Dear Hart Families,

It is hard to believe that we have arrived at the last week. Although this year has flown by, it has been filled with so many special events, moments, and memories. Thank you for your incredible partnership this year and I am already planning and looking forward to our work together next year! Don't forget that Monday is a holiday! We will see everyone on Tuesday for Field Day and a fun filled last week of school!

May 29 - Field Day
8:30-9:15 - PreK
9:30-11:45 - Kinder - 2nd Grade
12:30-2:30 - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade

May 31 - Final Hart Beat
Join us for a Special Hart Beat dedicated to our parents and volunteers!

June 1 - Last Day of School Schedule
8:15    Kinder Awards
8:45 First Awards
9:15 Second Awards
9:45 Third Awards
10:15 Fourth Awards
10:45 Class Parties
11:45 Fourth Grade Walk
12:00 Early Release

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With a Full HeART,
Lacey Moser
Our Coaches are planning a FUN Field Day event for Tuesday, May 29th
Please have your child dress appropriately to get wet, wear closed toe shoes, wear sunscreen, and bring a towel and possible change of clothes. 

8:30 - 9:15 Pre-K
9:30 -  11:45 Kinder - 2nd Grade
12:30 - 2:30  3rd Grade  and 4th Grade

Please let the front office know if you would like to volunteer for the event. We would love to have you participate in it too!
4th Grade Parents ~
We need your help with the end of the year 4 th grade party. In order to make this event a success, we are asking for parent help with donations and volunteering of your time. 

Please click here to see the signup genius for all of the details on the 4 th grade party and celebration on May 31 st .  If you have any questions, please  to contact Jennifer Rowe @ j_rowe@verizon.net. 

Volunteers needed for lunch bunch and recess help ~
We are still needing help with lunch bunch and recess. It's a fun and easy way to help! Click here  to help!
Please check out our lost and found while you are here for our upcoming events, or just stop in when it's convenient. 

All items left in lost and found are typically donated over the summer. 
Parent Survey  (open until June 1st)

Lovejoy ISD is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational research organization, to learn more about our students' school and home technology use and the impact it has on instruction.
We are reaching out to ask you to take part in the Technology & Learning  questionnaire. This is a semi-annual initiative, and your participation is essential in helping us form a more complete picture of the role technology plays in your students' learning.
Please know that all of your responses will remain anonymous to protect your privacy .

Monday, May 28th, is a HOLIDAY. School is closed. See you back on Tuesday, May 29th, for 
Field Day!
Message from the Nurse:

Medication Pick Up
Please take a minute to pick up your student's medication from
Nurse Alli. Medication that has not been picked up will be discarded June 1, 2018 @ noon. Medication must be picked up by a parent or guardian for everyone's safety.
We are currently seeing strep throat and allergy symptoms. The stomach virus seems to have tapered off. We have not seen any diagnoses of flu recently.
This is the time of year that brings upsetting incidences involving head lice. Head lice can happen to anyone, so it is important to learn how to recognize, treat and prevent it from happening again! Here's what to look for:
-Persistent itching of the head
-Small white particles attached to hair that are difficult to remove
-Small brown bugs that move very fast
*We no longer conduct "line-up" classroom lice checks but if a child is having any sign/symptoms listed above, they are sent to the clinic for assessment. We do not give specific information on particular children or classrooms that have had incidences of lice. However, if your child is in class with another child who has a known diagnosis of head lice, you will receive a packet of information stating there has been a diagnosis in the classroom and policy/resources in regards to lice. For more information please refer to the link on our website under Hart Elementary/Clinic drop down tab. On the left side there is a link that is always available for your education.

If your child is absent from school, written documentation is needed. Please email Alis_Brantl@lovejoyisd.net and Heather_Bouska@lovejoyisd.net with the date and reason for the absence. Thanks for all you do at home to keep your children healthy and in school.

Please refer to the Lovejoy ISD web site under Hart Campuses / Departments / Clinic for more info. about the flu. 

Nurse Alli :0)
Upcoming Dates:

25   4th Grade trip to Austin
28   Memorial Day - No School
29   Field Day 
31   4th Grade Celebration
31   Hart Beat at 8:15 in the Gym 

1    End of the year parties and  Early Release at Noon

8:15     Kinder Awards
8:45 First Awards
9:15 Second Awards
9:45 Third Awards
10:15 Fourth Awards
10:45 Class Parties
11:45 Fourth Grade Walk
12:00 Early Release
Hart PTA Website 
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Elementary School Start and End Times:
7:50 AM - First Bell
8:00 AM - Tardy Bell
3:05 PM - Dismissal
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Lovejoy ISD District News 

Foundation for Lovejoy Schools
Denim and Diamonds 2019
Planning for Denim and Diamonds 2019, which will be Saturday, February 2nd at the Marriott Legacy Town Center in Plano, is now underway. The Foundation is gathering ideas and working on some new, fun and exciting things for next year's event.
The Foundation is requesting your input and help. If you are interested in learning more about the different areas in which you may serve or just want to provide feedback, this is an opportunity for you. Please join us for a lite lunch on May 10th at Rick's Chophouse in McKinney at 11:30 AM. This will be a great time to talk about Denim and Diamonds, answer questions, listen to ideas, and plan for next year.
Please RSVP to Kelli Litchenburg at alnkelli@yahoo.com if you will be attending.
Important News from Student Nutrition
Regarding Change in Student Meal Accounts

In an effort to help minimize negative balances at the end of the school year, beginning Monday, May 14
th, and for the remainder of the school year, students will no longer be able to charge meals which result in the student incurring a negative meal account balance. Students may continue to use their lunch accounts as long as they have a positive meal account balance. Households with students who currently have negative balances will receive reminder emails and phone calls. Federal regulations prohibit us from rolling over negative balances to the next school year. Please arrange to remit payment for any negative lunch accounts your child may have incurred.
All positive balances will be rolled over to next school year. If you have a graduating senior, funds may be transferred to any sibling in the school district. To request a meal account refund, please complete a refund request form, located on the Student Nutrition website . For assistance, please contact us at 469-742-8041 .
The Department of Student Nutrition Services thanks you for your understanding and for allowing us to serve your student(s) this school year.
NEW! Lovejoy Lacrosse - Boys' and Girls' Teams Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the boys' and girls' 2018 Fall season of Lovejoy Lacrosse. Join the most exciting, fastest-growing sport in the country.
Register now for Boys: Grades Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  Register now for Girls:Grades Kindergarten through High School.
Visit www.lovejoylacrosse.com for information regarding the program and the upcoming Fall season.  Hurry, as rosters are filling quickly!
NEW! ASA Cheerleading and Football

Registration for fall cheerleading, flag football, and tackle football through the Allen Sports Association is currently open. You may click here for additional information regarding cheerleading and may click here for additional information regarding football.

Fairview Youth Theater

The Fairview Youth Theater will host numerous summer camps. Please click here for details.

NEW! Swim Camps
Metroplex Aquatics will host summer camps:
June 4th - June 22nd
June 25th - July 13th
July 16th - August 3rd
The camps are open to all levels of swimmers who are able to swim 1 length of the pool without stopping or holding on to the lane rope. For additional information, please click here .
FC Leopard Indoor Summer Soccer
Two Lovejoy parents, Abby Gray and Dan Murphy, are forming a Lovejoy 4th Grade girls indoor soccer team. The idea of the team is for girls with a similar interest in soccer to get to know each other and have fun. The goal is to have a team of girls from Lovejoy, Hart and Puster Elementary Schools. Basic information follows:
  • 1-2 practices at the beginning of the season to understand the rules and get to know other players
  • 8 total games, 45 minutes long, no playoffs, no trophies - just having some fun, getting some exercise, and getting to know other girls
  • It's indoor at PSA Murphy so it will always bright and air-conditioned. Games are from June 2nd through August 12th
  • Fast-paced, non-stop action. The clock never stops and the substitutions are real time
  • Since we will not be having practices, we are looking for girls who have played soccer within the last year
  • Both recreational and competitive players are welcome
For additional information, please contact Dan Murphy at murpdj72@gmail.com or Abby Gray at abbybauer@hotmail.com .
Kids 1st Summer Camp

Kids 1st is now accepting registrations for summer camp. 

Click here for additional information.

Summer Enrichment Camps
Online registration is now open for Summer Enrichment camps. Click here for a complete listing of camp offerings and additional information.
Sewing Camp
Join the fun at Summer Sewing Camps to be held at Willow Springs Middle School. Sewing Basics 101 teaches machine and tool basics while making a pillowcase and PJs. Sewing Skills Builder 201 continues to develop your skills with your choice of an individualized project. Choose 1, 2 or all 3 sessions, which will take place in June and July. To reserve your spot, email Louisekingtx@gmail.com . Hurry, as sessions will fill quickly. Click here  for additional information and to learn more about the special 3rd week option: a t-shirt quilt.
Camp Invention

Build, design, and create and have some hands on STEM fun! Join us in the summer for Camp Invention, June 11th - 15th at Sloan Creek Intermediate School for children entering grades K - 6. 

  Click here to register today or click here to view the flyer. 

For more information, please contact Jacie McDonald.
Astronaut Academy Camp 

This Spring Break, students can BLAST OFF to The Perot Museum and learn all about what life is like on the International Space Station! Students will conduct experiments just like the astronauts and design their own rocket. The camp is for PreK - 4th grade students and more information about this out-of-the-world experience can be found at the following link:  Click Here

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