Lovejoy High School News
A Message from the Principal
October 28, 2019

Parents and Guardians,

With the weather finally getting a little cooler, Halloween approaching, and a student holiday this Friday, things are buzzing at the high school! In fact, there are quite a few things going on over the next couple of weeks here at LHS. Please take some time to review the information below about upcoming events to make sure you don’t miss something you may want to attend.

As a reminder Friday, November 1st is a Staff Development/Student Holiday for LISD. Even though kids won’t be in school that day, LHS offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. if you need anything. 

Have a great week!


Chris Mayfield
Lovejoy High School
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Upcoming Events and Reminders
Dual Credit Registration Begins - Tues, 10/29/19
Dual Credit Registration opens October 29th online.
If students need help registering, they can stop by the dual credit labs in the library for help October 29 (12 - 4pm ) or November 12th (9 - 1pm). Please click here for more information.

Dude Be Nice Speaker - Wed, 10/30/19
Brent Camalich, CEO @ DUDE.BE NICE will kick off our Dude. Be Nice week Nov. 4 - Nov. 8 by speaking to our students during 1st and 2nd period Wednesday, Oct. 30. Brent will share his journey to becoming a CEO, why Dude. Be Nice is a brand so important to him, and provide honest examples of moments growing up that he is and isn't proud of. He'll focus on helping students understand that they're each building their own brand and provide tangible ways to build a brand that they can be proud of.

Pep Rally - Thurs, 10/31/19
Pep Rally will begin at 9:15 am in the Main Gym

Student Holiday - Fri, 11/1/19
Student holiday. Teachers and staff will be on campus for Professional Development.

SAT Exams - Sat, 11/2/19

Dude Be Nice Week - Mon, 11/4/19 - Fri, 11/8/19
Dude. Be Nice Week is coming up next week, 11/4/19-11/8/19. Students focus on being kind to each other as well as the school community. Lovejoy High School hopes the week will carry over as a movement throughout the entire school year, as the hope is for students to be nice to one another always. Various activities will happen daily for students during this week. Stay tuned to the Lojostuco Instagram page for more details.

Activity Timeline
Click  here  for a an extended timeline of important dates


Reminder! 2020 High School Yearbooks discounted price ends Thursday, 10/31/19


Reminder! 2019-2020 Reflections Deadline Thursday, 10/31/19
The LHS PTSA is pleased to announce that the theme for this year's Reflections contest is "Look Within". We encourage students to participate in this annual competition which promotes the creation of student works of art. The categories include dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. Students may enter the Reflections program in one or more arts categories. The deadline for submission is Thursday, October 31st.
In order to participate, students must complete an  entry form  
For official entry requirements and program  participation rules  
For any further questions regarding Reflections, please contact Kari Harris-
Campus and District News
New! LHS Student Council Hosts Veterans for Banquet
The Lovejoy High School Student Council is pleased to invite you to their annual Veterans Day Banquet:
November 11, 2019
5:30 PM
Lovejoy High School Commons
Dinner will be catered by Rudy’s Barbecue. The student council would love for all veterans to attend as their guests.
Please RSVP to:


SAT Prep Class - October 22 – December 3
Enrollment is limited to 12 students.
More information and class schedules can be found at:  

Senior Projects
The Senior Project is a culminating high school initiative that demonstrates a student’s ability to write, speak, acquire and apply knowledge, solve problems, and apply a variety of skills, including time management and task analysis. It is intended to demonstrate what students know and can do as they prepare to graduate. It prepares them for college and/or the workplace and can help them transform their senior year into one that is uniquely challenging and stimulating. The Senior Project is performance based and adaptable to most topics of interest.
We would love to have Junior and Senior parents judging projects this year.
Senior Project Presentations will take place during the 2019-2020 school year at Lovejoy High School on the following dates:

  • November 13th
  • December 2nd
  • January 14th
  • February 12th
  • March 5th

If you are interested in supporting/judging senior projects this year, please use the Google Form to sign up for any date(s) that you are available: 

For Senior Project Information, please have students check the CLASS OF 2020 page, and all templates are included in the classwork section. Any additional questions for parents, please use this link

For further questions, please email Mary Shaw Cabrera at


Safety and Security Training
Lovejoy ISD is offering “Stop the Bleed” and “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events” trainings during the month of November. You are invited to join us for this training which is applicable and practical for all community members.

Stop the Bleed
November 19, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Lovejoy High School Lecture Hall

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
November 21, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Lovejoy High School Lecture Hall


VOE (Verification of Enrollment)
Students needing a VOE for their DL or permit can pick them up in the counselor's office during school hours.


Community News
Lovejoy ISD Webpage will share news from our schools, programs, booster clubs, student organizations, Foundation for Lovejoy Schools, community, and more on the Lovejoy ISD Community News Page . Check back often for up-to-date news on events and activities.
Recognitions, Fine Arts and Athletics
New! The Red Ledger and Leopard Spotlight
Students from The Red Ledger and Leopard Spotlight attended Texas Association of Journalism Educators’ Fall Fiesta Workshop last weekend, where they attended workshops and competed in competitions with high school students across the state.The students came home with 11 awards! 

  1. Excellence, Video Package: Chaney Kelly 
  2. Honorable Mention, Portfolio Photography: Kelsey Carroll
  3. Excellence, Portfolio Photography: Grace Nguyen
  4. Excellence, 1st Year Photography: Olivia Lauter
  5. Excellence, Portrait Photography: Grace Nguyen 
  6. Honorable Mention, Sports Action Photography:Grace Nguyen 
  7. Superior, Sports Action Photography: Kelsey Carroll
  8. Honorable Mention, Sports Reaction Photography: Kelsey Carroll
  9. Excellence, Sports Reaction Photography: Grace Nguyen 
  10. Honorable Mention, Fiesta Theme Photography: Shae Daugherty
  11. Honorable Mention, Fiesta Theme Photography: Grace Nguyen 

National Scholastic Press Association released its 2019 award finalists and we were lucky enough to have several students named finalists:

  1. Story of the Year: Lily Hager and Suvwe Kokoricha 
  2. Photojournalist of the Year: Grace Nguyen
  3. Broadcast Student of the Year: Jackie Carroll
  4. Multimedia Sports Story Package: Jackie Carroll and Kelsey Carroll
  5. Photo Slideshow: Grace Nguyen 

New! Teacher Recognition
Good Morning Texas visited Lovejoy High School last Tuesday morning to celebrate Josh Strickland, Lovejoy High School Engineering Teacher, as the teacher of the month. Congratulations to Mr. Strickland on this tremendous honor!


New! Varsity Football Tickets
For our last home football game, we have our reserved seats available to purchase online with ticket pick up at WILL CALL (home ticket booth).

Please use the link below to purchase your reserved seat tickets for Friday's Senior Night Football game vs. Denison.

Tickets are $10 each.

Be sure to click on each section to see what seats are available for purchase. Tickets will be ready for pick up at WILL CALL on Friday at 5:30 pm.

If you wish to purchase general admission tickets, they will be available at the LHS School Store.

Adult - $6.00
Student - $3.00

Mon - Wed, 8:30 - 4:30 pm
Thurs, 8:30 - 1:00 pm

If you have questions, please contact the Athletic Office at 469-742-8068.
For information regarding stadium parking and shuttle services for Varsity Football home games, please  click here.  


Lovejoy Volleyball Spirit Night this week
Lovejoy Volleyball will have a spirit night on October 30th from 4-8pm at Chipotle to celebrate a winning district season and kick off the playoffs. 

Dallas Mavericks Teacher Appreciation Night
Come join the Dallas Mavericks for Teacher Appreciation Night on Friday, November 8 and Wednesday, January 8. All educators, friends, and family can enjoy a special discount on tickets by going to !
For more information, contact Breanna Kellogg at 214-658-7643  or .
Event Calendar
New! Calendar Of Events
For your convenience, we have added links below to view, print or download the following events to your personal calendars.

Academic Calendars for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
The LISD School Board approved the academic calendars for the 2 upcoming school years. You may click  here  to access them.