January 17, 2019
Dear Parents,

W e have had a great week of learning at Lovejoy Elementary. I just want to say thank you for sending us amazing children! We appreciate all that you do to partner with us each and every day. As a reminder, there is no school on Monday, January 21st in observance of MLK Jr. Day. If your family is looking for something fun to do on Monday, our PTA is hosting Spirit Day/Night at Pin Stack in Allen. Make sure to put your receipts in the designated LL Logo spirit boxes for a portion of the proceeds to go to Lovejoy Elementary PTA. Hope you enjoy your three day weekend!

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.
All My Best,
Wendy Craft
214-551-4503 (cell)
469-742-8077 (office)
Foundation for Lovejoy Schools News

Denim and Diamonds: Saturday, February 2
Click here to purchase your tickets today!

Denim & Diamonds - The Party is presented by Lee Lewis Construction and sponsored by Corgan Architects, Grateful Lovejoy Family, Michael & Roxana Denham, Jeff & Kayla Wood, Homes by J. Anthony, Tim Jackson Custom Homes, Al and Kelli Litchenburg, Owens Realtors, William Anthony Homes, Renfrow Dunaway Group, Glenn & Ashley Shooner, Cleve Adamson Custom Homes, Stephanie and Sean McCaffity, Dale Carnegie Training - Ryan Akins, Fairway Independent Mortgage and Henri and Allison Friloux, Samantha and Matthew Poulton, The Walker Group - Coldwell Banker Apex,  Commercial Bank of Texas, Estate Life Magazines, GolfSwing.com, RBFCU, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP, Carey Lynn Photography, Matlock Real Estate, Reinhard Real Estate, Missy Hobgood Fournet

Live Auction Items
Join us at the event to have the opportunity to bid on these fabulous items:

Audi for All Seasons
Bird Hunt at Bethel Ranch for 4 Hunters
Lovejoy Football Game - Dinner in the Press Box
With Autographed Lovejoy Football Helmet
Christmas in Orlando, Florida (Condo for 8)
Seagrove Beach Cottage for Six
Christmas Break Skiing in Angel Fire (Condo for 6)
Royal Chef Dinner for 10 in Your Home
Maggiano's Wine Dinner for 15
Two Orchestra Section Tickets to Hamilton at Dallas Music Hall with Hotel Stay
Allen American's Premium Luxury Suite for 10+
Delta Charlie's Dallas Sightseeing Flight & Dinner for two

LES News 

REMINDER! No School on Monday, January 21st 
Just a reminder that Lovejoy Elementary will be CLOSED on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Pin Stack Spirit Day
No school on Monday, January 21st...Join the LES PTA for Spirit Day at Pin Stack (Allen Location) from 11:00 am - Midnight.  Place your receipts in designated LL Logo spirit boxes and a portion of the proceeds from food and drinks will go to the Lovejoy Elementary PTA.  Grab a group of 10 or more and enjoy their walk in special of 2 hours unlimited play for $24.99. We hope to see you there!

Reminder! In Case of 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 Email Express.

NEW! Mother/Son Science Night
Join us for a Sc ience Mother/Son night on Friday, February 22nd from 6:00 - 8:00pm at Lovejoy Elementary.  The LES PTA welcomes the Perot Traveling Science Museum for hands on science fun. Please click here to purchase your $10 Mother/Son ticket. Checks (made payable to LES PTA) or cash can also be turned in to the office. We are excited for you to join us!

NEW! UIL for 2nd, 3rd & 4th Grade
Lovejoy Elementary students will have the opportunity to participate in the UIL (University Scholastic League) competition this year.  Events will be held on April 1st and April 5th. Please check your child's Thursday Folder for detailed information and registration form. The registration form is due no later than January 25th.  

NEW! Lovejoy Council PTA Reflection Awards
Lovejoy Elementary had several students participate in the "Heroes Around Me" Reflections contest this year. Congratulations to the following students:

Special Artist K-12 Visual Arts
William Sherman (Overall Award of Excellence: State)

Primary K-2 Visual Arts
Kate Forman (Honorable Mention)

Intermediate 3-5 Dance
Aditi Cheruku (Award of Merit)

Intermediate 3-5 Film
Madison Meijia (Overall Award of Excellence: State)

Intermediate 3-5 Literature
Caroline Cummins (Award of Merit)

Intermediate 3-5 Music
Venya Rasu (Overall Award of Excellence: State)

Intermediate 3-5 Photography
Madison Mejia (Overall Award of Excellence: State)

Intermediate 3-5 Visual Arts
Charlton Kim (Overall Award of Excellence: State)
Madison Mejia (Award of Merit)
Aditi Cheruku (Award of Merit)

Class Pictures
2019 class pictures will be taken on Thursday, January 24th.  Only class pictures will be taken. Individual pictures will be take in the spring.  Please click here to order your picture online or fill out the form in your child's Thursday Folder.  All orders must be received and paid for by Picture Day on the 25th!

1st Grade Music Program
The LES 1st Grade will proudly present a Music Class Demonstration on Thursday, January 24th at 6:30 pm in the LES Gym. Please join us for a brief, but meaningful program showcasing songs, games, and performances from our Music Classes. Students will report to the music room at 6:15 pm. Please have your child wear their Red LES Schoolwide Shirt and dark or black jeans, long pants, or skirt. If you have any questions, please email Wendy Hebert at wendy_hebert@lovejoyisd.net.

4th Grade Bump Up Day to SCIS
Our LES 4th Grade students will be visiting SCIS on Friday, January 25th.  Please look for more detailed information to come from your child's 4th Grade teacher.

Art in Public Places
The City of Lucas Invites you to stop by and view local student artwork from  Lovejoy ISD displayed at Lucas City Hall on Thursday, January 31st from 5:00 - 7:00pm.  Light appetizers and refreshments will be served. Congratulations to the following Lovejoy Elementary students for having their artwork chosen for display.

Luke H.
Layla B.
Mila V.
Etta W.
Gavin A.
Ian S.
Vanessa G.
Anthony O.
Khalia N.
Addie F.
Cade D.
2nd Grade
Caleb F.

3rd Grade
Jocelyn T.

4th Grade
Aiden C.

Box Tops: Due February 15th!
Just a reminder to send in Box Tops with your child!  Please put them in a baggie with your child's name and teacher's name. We are in full swing of our second class competition which will be coming to an end in February.  Every Box Top you send earns 10 cents for Lovejoy Elementary. Thank you so much for helping support our school !

No name - 108
Kindergarten - 127
1st Grade - 79
2nd Grade - 236
3rd Grade - 164
4th Grade - 106
Total Box Tops = 820

Report Cards
Lovejoy Elementary Report Cards for first through fourth grade will be going home TODAY.  Please look for them today in your child's Thursday Folder.

Mini Majestic Dance Clinic
Lovejoy High School Majestics Dance Team & Booster Club presents the Mini Majestic Dance Clinic on Saturday, January 26th from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.  The dance clinic will take place in the LHS Auditorium and check in begins at 7:30 am. To register by Wednesday, January 23rd, please

January Student Nutrition Newsletter
To visit the January Student Nutrition Newsletter, please click here .

Lovejoy High School Girls Basketball -Invites You to Attend Elementary Appreciation Night
The Lovejoy High School Girls Basketball team invites all elementary students to join them for Elementary Appreciation Night. Elementary students wearing Lovejoy spirit wear will be admitted free.

Friday, January 18
Lovejoy High School
Lovejoy vs McKinney North

5:00 PM - JV Black
6:15 PM - Varsity
7:30 PM - JV Red

Monday, January 21st
NO SCHOOL; MLK Jr. Holiday
Pin Stack Spirit Day/Night
Tuesday, January 22nd

Wednesday, January 23rd
3rd Grade Field Trip to Dallas Symphony Orchestra 

Thursday, January 24th
Class Pictures
1st Grade Music Program; 6:30 pm
Friday, January 25th
4th Grade Bump Up Day to SCIS 
Engineering Club; 3:00 pm 

Circle of Partners
District News

Lovejoy Offers Group Counseling
Lovejoy is offering group counseling for students for a variety of areas. The groups will meet weekly, during school hours, and will be facilitated by Lovejoy's Social Worker, Noelle Gove, LCSW. The overall goal of the counseling groups is to address student's social/emotional needs that may be impacting their experience and success at school. Groups are being offered, based on need, to every campus in the district, grades K-12.

Toy Drive Benefiting the Children of Little Leopards  
The Lovejoy High School Work-Based Learning program is accepting new to gently used toys for children birth - 5 years of age. Examples of items needed are as follows:
Play Food
Outside Toys
Musical Toys
Kinetic Sand
Sports Balls
Toys may be delivered to any Lovejoy campus or the Administration building until February 15. To request a donation pick-up, or for additional information, please contact sancy_fuller@lovejoyisd.net.

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