SCIS Parent Message
#Be The Difference
We have had a great second week of school. Your children are stepping up the pace with the increased rigor and expectations. We are very pleased with their progress at the end of week two.
Please watch the parent video above in regards to:
- Thank you for donating to Harvey Victims!
- All parents are invited to the Principal's Coffee tomorrow 9:00-10:30 a.m. in caf.
- Topic: Helpful tricks to help our child be successful in intermediate school.
- No school on Monday.
- Lighthouse Leadership Program applications are now available.
- Service Learning- we are partnering with Town East Elementary in Fort Bend ISD.
- Thursday Folders come home today-picture information enclosed.
- Please arrive to school between 7:00-7:35 a.m.
- Lost and found details. Please write your child's name on items.
With an Attitude of Gratitude,
Sloan Creek Chorale - ALL 5TH GRADERS
Sloan Creek Chorale is open to any and all interested 5th graders at Sloan Creek! Sloan Creek Chorale, directed by Mrs. Brooke Grall, is designed to create an ensemble experience for all 5th grade students who have a love of performing and
making music. Interested 5th graders do not need to audition. Questions can be directed to Brooke Grall (Brooke_Grall@lovejoyisd.net)
Lovejoy Homecoming "Black Out" Shirt Order Form: Deadline is September 29
Lovejoy Homecoming is Friday, October 13th. Be a part of the Homecoming tradition by wearing the "Black Out" spirit shirt. The deadline for orders is Friday, September 29th. Click here to print your order form. T-shirts are $10 each.
Additionally, "Black Out" spirit shirts will also be available during lunches at WSMS and LHS from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM during Homecoming week.
Double T Photography
Fall pictures will be taken on Wednesday, October 13, 2017.
Here is How:
Click on Galleries
Click on Lovejoy Schools
Click on Sloan Creek Fall Prepay
Click on Prepay here
Click on Buy and then Select Packages
First Semester Dates. For additional details
||9:00 am - 10:30 am
||5th Grade Camp Parent Meeting/Curriculum Night
||Student Pictures for Yearbook
||Fall Book Fair Starts
||6th Grade Fine Arts Social Event
||Fall Pictures Retakes
||Principal's Coffee and End of 9 Weeks
5th Grade Adventure Camp
||6th Grade Orchestra Preview Concert
||Red Ribbon Week
||6th Grade Choir Preview Concert @WSMS
||6th Grade Band Preview Concert
||Student Lighthouse Meeting
||Pep Rally and Student Celebrations
||Early Release Day
|| Principal's Coffee
||6th Band performs at Lovejoy Fine Arts Festival
||6th Grade orchestra and choir Perform at Fine Arts Festival
||End of Second 9 Weeks (G2)
||Start of School- (G3)
LOVEJOY CHILDREN'S CHOIR - 4TH, 5TH, 6TH GRADERS
The Lovejoy ISD Children's Choir, directed by the Lovejoy ISD Elementary Music Specialists, is designed to serve the needs of our district's 4th, 5th and 6th grade students who are committed to a musically exceptional experience. Auditions will be held for any and all LISD 4th, 5th and 6th grade students interested in participating. Returning members do not need to audition.
*Thursday, September 14 (3:30 - 4:30PM) Sloan Creek Intermediate School Choir Room
*Tuesday, September 19 (3:30 - 4:30PM) Sloan Creek Intermediate School Choir Room
Singers selected to sing with the Lovejoy Children's Choir will rehearse weekly to prepare for a short performance at the LISD Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12PM and the final concert on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6:30PM.
Visit http://lovejoymusic.weebly.com/lovejoy-childrens-choir.html to access the 2017-2018 LCC Parent Packet and online permission form.
Questions can be directed to your child's music teacher or Anne Tracy (
FERPA and General Waivers
This must be done again every year via powerschool,
It is, once again, time to complete the FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and General Waiver forms electronically. Also, please take the time to verify that all other required forms have been completed. You can find these forms on line by:
1. Go to the LISD Website .
2. Click on Parents,
3. Power School Parent Portal
4. Input your user name and password
5. You should now be in PowerSchool. Click on the blue "Click here to access the Enrollment Packet Forms or to update student information."
6. There are multiple forms you can click to update, but the required forms are the two on the bottom - "FERPA" and "General Waiver"
If you have any questions, please give Lori Esser a call at 469-742-8400.
For your convenience when your student is absent, you may send an e-mail to our PEIMS clerk,
, that will serve as a parent note.You are also welcome to call us, but we will require something in writing as well to satisfy the requirement. If your child does receive a note from a doctor's visit, please do send that in as well.
WOULD YOU LIKE DAILY TEXT UPDATES FROM SCIS?
Here are the 4 easy steps:
||Send a text message to the number:40404
||Type this message:Follow @sloancreekis
||Send the message above to the 40404 number
||You will receive a daily update/reminder about SCIS
Be sure to take a moment to sign up, on the Lovejoy ISD website, to receive Mr. Moore's as well as my weekly e-mails.
Click here to sign up
Volunteering at SCIS
Volunteer Applications Available
The Online Volunteer Application for the 2017-2018 school year is now available. Please
access the application. Upon completion of the form, please be sure to click "Submit Application" located at the bottom of the page. You will receive a confirmation email that your application has been received. The online application is a secure link.
For the safety of our students, a criminal history record is obtained annually for every person interested in volunteering at an LISD campus.
Your interest in serving as a volunteer is appreciated. Please email
if you have any questions.
Message from the Sloan Creek PTA
Take a look at the
Sloan Creek PTA
web page... You'll find volunteer info & sign-ups, membership forms and details about upcoming events.
Volunteers- Ready, set GO! Follow these simple steps to volunteer at SCIS.
for the PTA Volunteer form.
- Print, complete & turn in form to the office.
- You'll be contacted as volunteer opportunities arise in your areas of interest.
100% of the proceeds will go to t
he CHILDREN who are in need!
St. Jude Parish Carnival Art Show: Deadline is September 1
The St. Jude Parish Carnival Art Show is an annual event in conjunction with the St. Jude Church Family Carnival. There is no cost to enter the art show and it is open to all ages.
for additional information.
Foundation for Lovejoy Schools
North Texas Giving Day
The Foundation for Lovejoy School's Annual Appeal, #WeLoveLovejoy, is underway. Our goal is to receive donations from 650 donors totaling $200,000. The Foundation Board of Directors asks you to join them in giving to the Foundation on North Texas Giving Day, Thursday, September 14th, from 6:00 AM - midnight.
New This Year: Scheduled Giving
If you are unable to give on September 14th, you may schedule your gift between September 7th and 13th.
Visit Northtexasgivingday.org for additional information, to schedule your gift, and to donate. Every gift is valuable to the mission of enhancing education in Lovejoy.
Lovejoy Running Club: September 12
You are invited to attend the organizational meeting for the newly forming Lovejoy Running Club. The first meeting will be held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday September 12th, in the Lovejoy High School Library.
We will be meeting to discuss the formation, purpose, and workout schedules for the running club, which will be open to adults and children of all ages and levels of fitness, who are interested in participating in group runs/ walks on Tuesday/ Thursday evenings at 6:00 PM. Training assistance and guidance will be provided with the goal of preparing members for participation in road races throughout the year.
Our first organized run/ walk will be Tuesday September 19th at Celebration Park. We will meet by the southeast parking lot closest to the duck pond.
If you have questions, please email
. We look forward to seeing you
Lovejoy ISD is adding text messaging capability to SchoolMessenger
The system we use for phone calls and email communications for information such as school closings due to inclement weather. SchoolMessenger will be configured to send text messages to your wireless phone number(s), with your approval. Please confirm we have your accurate wireless phone number in the PowerSchool Parent Portal and then opt-in to participate by following the directions below.
In order to receive messages from Lovejoy ISD or your student's school via SMS text we must have your wireless number(s) in SchoolMessenger and receive an "Opt-In Confirmation" from your wireless device.
You can easily opt-in by simply sending "Y" (or "Yes"), via text message, to our SchoolMessenger Short Code number 67587.
The wireless number(s) you enter into the PowerSchool Parent Portal are updated nightly. If you update your wireless number, or add a new number, in the PowerSchool Parent Portal, the new number will automatically be sent an Opt-In message.
To access the PowerSchool Parent Portal,
please click here
. If you have any questions, or if we may be of any assistance, please contact Stacey Dillon at 469.742.8003.
Gifted and Talented Referrals for 2017-2018
The referral window for gifted and talented services is now open.
for referral forms which are located online in the PowerSchool Parent Portal. The window will close September 8, 2017.
Testing is scheduled for Saturday, September 16 and 23 for students in grades 1-12. Kindergarten students will be tested at a later date.
A brief information session will review the gifted and talented referral process and services offered in Lovejoy.
Lovejoy ISD Administration Building
August 29, 2017
9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 4:30 PM, or 6:00 PM (Session Information Repeats)
If you are unable to attend and would like more information, a slideshow presentation will be available on the
gifted and talented webpage
after the August 29 presentation.
For questions regarding referrals, please contact
LPPTA Membership Coffee: August 25
The Lovejoy Preschool PTA invites you to join them for their annual Membership Coffee.
Friday, August 25th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Creekwood United Methodist Church
261 Country Club Road
Allen, TX 75002
Lovejoy Hockey Fundraiser: August 31
Please join the Lovejoy Hockey Team at Chipotle on Thursday, August 31st from 4:00 -8:00 PM. Let the cashier know you are with Lovejoy Hockey and 50% of your purchase price will be donated to help the team pay for their banquet, scholarships for seniors, and equipment. The Lovejoy Hockey program appreciates the support of the community.
for additional information.
Tom Landry Classic: September 2
Lovejoy will open the 2017 football season in the Tom Landry Classic against the #2 state
ranked Argyle Eagles on Saturday, September 2nd at 7:00 PM at Allen Eagle Stadium.
Founded in 2000, the Tom Landry Classic was created to honor the legacy of legendary NFL Coach, Tom Landry. This scholarship event awards students for their commitment to academic excellence, leadership among their peers, and service to their community.
Leopard fans are invited to bring their extended family, friends, and neighbors so we can fill our side of the stadium and support all of the students participating in the event. The greater the number of attendees, the more scholarships Lovejoy students will receive. We hope to see you on the 2nd.
Kids 1st After School Program
Kids 1st is an after school program developed by Lovejoy ISD in order to provide quality, safe care for children at each of the elementary schools and also Sloan Creek. For information, please visit the Lovejoy ISD Kids 1st web page at:
Lovejoy ISD Pre-Kindergarten
Registration for the Lovejoy ISD Pre-Kindergarten program is now open. If you have a child who will be 4 years of age by September 1, 2017, you may now register him or her in this tuition-based program.
to access the registration packet.
We are looking forward to offering this new program featuring credentialed teachers who will provide a developmentally appropriate experience which will prepare our four year olds for Kindergarten. We fully recognize a Pre-K program must be highly engaging and allow our children to explore their creativity. Enrichment opportunities in Art, Music, Library, and Fitness, as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) will be provided each week. We are enthusiastic about this opportunity to provide a Lovejoy education for your youngest Leopards at Puster. The Pre-K students will experience a rich learning environment which will provide them with a firm foundation for their K-12 Lovejoy experience.
to review frequently asked questions. For additional information, please contact Stacey Dillon at 469.742.8003 or by
Sloan Creek Intermediate School
Cell (214) 417-4660
440 Country Club Road
Fairview, TX 75069