Lovejoy Community,


We hope you are enjoying quality family time and exciting new adventures this summer!  


We are excited to share that on Monday, July 11th, Rodricka Taylor will begin her role as Coordinator for the Superintendent and Board Services. Kim Steiner, who previously supported the Superintendent's Office and School Board, is transitioning into a less than part-time Coordinator of Communications role.  Her new role will allow her to continue serving Lovejoy, get closer to home, and have more time to dedicate to her family.


Ms. Taylor has been part of the Lovejoy ISD team since 2020 and most recently served as Administrative Assistant to the Lovejoy High School Assistant Principals. In her new role, Ms. Taylor will provide direct support to Katie Kordel and the Superintendent’s Office.

 

Ms. Taylor moved from Chicago, IL to Frisco, TX in 2017 to plant her roots. In 2018, Ms. Taylor received her Associates Degree in Education from Collin College in Frisco, TX where she served as a preschool teacher. She then received her Bachelor's Degree from Texas Tech University in 2021 in Political Science. 

 

Ms. Taylor is an excellent match for this position due to her strong communication skills, professionalism, and proven ability to foster relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Ms. Taylor has a passion for our Lovejoy students that she will carry into her new role.

 

Prior to Lovejoy ISD, Ms. Taylor has served in the legal field as a legal assistant to several attorneys in both Illinois and Texas. As a member of the Executive Cabinet, Ms. Taylor is equipped to support our organizational alignment. 

Please join me in congratulating Rodricka Taylor and Kim Steiner on their new roles.


There is only ONE LOVEJOY and we are ALL LEOPARDS!


Lovejoy Proud,

Katie Kordel
Superintendent 

Lovejoy ISD Administrative Offices and Campuses are closed for Summer Break from June 22 - July 8, 2022.  We look forward to responding to any inquires received during that time upon our return!

Lovejoy ISD is committed to providing consistent, transparent communication with our community and employees. One avenue of communication is a timely presentation of Board Meeting minutes to our community. Follow the link below to view a summary of our most recent Regular Meeting notes.


In an effort to consolidate communications coming from the District, we we are now including Board Meeting Invitations, as well as Board Briefs in Lovejoy's weekly Connect with Katie. We anticipate this streamlined communication will benefit families on multiple campuses, who receive a numerous campus/district communications.


*It is important to note that these unofficial Board Minutes that have not been reviewed/approved by the Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees.


June 06, 2022 Unofficial Board Meeting Minutes: HERE

Dear Lovejoy Community,


As a Board, we are committed to strong and proactive communication with our community. Part of this commitment is sending an email invitation to our community prior to Board Meetings with a sincere desire for you to be involved and fully aware, so we can come together as a community for our children.


June 20, 2022 Public Notice of Board Meeting and Public Hearing


Please note that the meeting location for the May Board Workshop is the Carrie L. Lovejoy Child Development Center Library. The Library is located on the south side of the former Lovejoy Elementary School. Please park outside the library and use the direct entrance.


You may find the full agenda with supporting documentation on our district's BoardBook Premier website HERE.


Sincerely,


The Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees


Barrett Owens, President

Amy Smith, Vice-President

Anne Smith, Secretary

Marvin Bobo, Trustee

Jason Jaynes, Trustee

Julie McLaughlin, Trustee

Jeff Wood, Trustee

Kindergarten enrollment is now open for the 2022-2023 school year! If your child turns five by September 1, 2022 please complete the pre-enrollment form found online to begin the registration process.

Early enrollment benefits students by providing a sense of excitement about the upcoming school year. Additionally, early enrollment allows the district to plan for kindergarten staffing and resources.

We look forward to meeting each one of our future leopards!
Health and Safety Measures. For the most up-to-date information please visit Lovejoy ISD's 2021-2022 Health and Safety Measures website which may be found here.


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