January 24, 2019
Dear Parents,

Hope our First Grade Parents enjoyed the music program tonight.  Thank you to our First Grade Students and to Mrs. Hebert for all of their hard work.  Also, Congratulations to all of our students who had Perfect Attendance the first semester...we enjoyed celebrating their attendance today at lunch.  As a reminder, winter illnesses are here.  Please make sure your child is fever free for 24 hours and healthy to come to school.  We have a lot of learning to due and appreciate your students coming to school ready to learn each day. 

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, Jones Carr McGoldrick LLP, JCM Mediation, Homes by J. Anthony, Tim Jackson Custom Homes, Al and Kelli Litchenburg, Owens Realtors, William Anthony Homes, Renfrow Dunaway Group, Glenn and 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 and Sampson LLP, Carey Lynn Photography, Matlock Real Estate, Reinhard Real Estate, Missy Hobgood Fournet and spot1media.

and 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 Four Hunters

Lovejoy Football Game - Dinner in the Press Box
With Autographed Lovejoy Football Helmet

Christmas in Orlando, Florida (Condo for Eight)

Seagrove Beach Cottage for Six

Christmas Break Skiing in Angel Fire (Condo for Six)

Wine Dinner at Waterboy Farm for Ten

Royal Chef Dinner for Ten in Your Home

Maggiano's Wine Dinner for Fifteen

Two Orchestra Section Tickets to Hamilton at Dallas Music Hall with Hotel Stay

Allen American's Premium Luxury Suite for Ten+

Delta Charlie's Dallas Sightseeing Flight and Dinner for Two

Fogo de Chão Experience for Lovejoy

LES News 

NEW! Watch Me Sculpt
We will start a new 12 week session of Watch Me Sculpt on Monday, January 28th from 3:05 - 4:00 pm. The cost is $162 for 12 weeks and includes al lsupplies. There is limited space so please register online at watchmesulpt-texas.com. Watch Me Sculpt students need to be picked up at 4:00 in the parking lot near the library.

NEW! Yearbook Sale
The 2018-2019 Lovejoy Elementary Yearbook is now on sale! The yearbook will be on sale for $22 from January 24th - February 8th. After February 8th, the cost will be $28. You can order the yearbook on Revtrak at https://lovejoy.revtrak.net or send cash or check (payable to LES) to the office.

NEW! Spelling Bee Winners
Congratulations to our 4th Grade Spelling Bee Winner  Aamir Rehman! He will be participating in the Collin County Spelling Bee on February 7th at Faubian Middle School at 6:00pm.  Also, Congratulations to Ameena Chowdhury who placed second and Van McCuin for third place.

NEW!  Late Night Leopards Campus Campout
Lovejoy Elementary 2nd Annual Late Night Leopards Campout  is quickly approaching. This year's campout will be held on Friday, April 12th .  The campout will include bounce houses, rock climbing wall, bumper soccer, glow in the dark dance party, face painting, movie under the stars and much more.  Last year's campout was a huge success and was able to fund our on site security officer at LES.
This is our ONLY fundraiser for the 2018-2019 school year and the proceeds will directly impact the school.  We are looking for sponsors (businesses, family members and friends) that are interested in supporting our school as well as advertising their business.  If you or someone you know is interested in a sponsorship, please contact MJ Ciatto at latenightleopards@yahoo.com.
T ickets will be on sale February 14th - March 1st. Thank you for your support of Lovejoy Elementary!  We are excited to see you at the campout on April 12th!

NEW! Bringing Medicine to Nurse Debbie
Just a reminder that when bringing a student's medicine to Nurse Debbie, please bring it in its original container/box. Please make sure a parent brings it to the clinic, after checking in the office.  A Medical Consent Form will need to be signed for Nurse Debbie to administer the medication.

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.

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!

DUE TOMORROW! 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.  

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)

TOMORROW! 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 !

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

Monday, January 28th
Choir; 3:00pm
Watch Me Sculpt; 3:00pm
Tuesday, January 29th

Wednesday, January 30th
2nd Grade Field Trip to DCT
Chess Club; 3:00pm

Thursday, January 31st

Friday, February 1st

Engineering Club; 3:00 pm 

Saturday, February 2nd
Denim & Diamonds - The Party

Circle of Partners
District News

Save the Date - March 2
STEM Festival and Open House for Prospective Families
Save the date! Lovejoy ISD will host the second annual STEM festival on March 2 at  Lovejoy High School. The event will be held from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. We hope you  will join us for an exciting day filled with fascinating speakers, hands-on experiments, Makerspace, student exhibits, robotics lab, cool contests with prizes, food trucks, and  much more.

An Open House for prospective families will be held during the STEM festival. We hope  you willi invite your friends and family members who are interested in Lovejoy to join us  for this event.

Look for more details in the next edition of Email Express.  

STEM Festival T-Shirt Design Contest
Calling all students! Submit your entry for the design of the STEM Festival 2019 t-shirt. 

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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