SCIS Parent Message
#Be The Difference 

SCIS Parent Message
SCIS Parent Message
Principal's Message
SCIS Parents, 

We have had a great week of learning at Sloan Creek.  It is inspiring to see all of the amazing things our kids did with their dollar over the break to make a positive difference in the world.  I hope you will watch the video above about the details for upcoming events.  

Make A Difference Challenge: (See Video)
Be sure to send your child's picture to 

G3 Report Cards: (See Video)
Report cards went home today during homerooms. 

6th Grade district assessments next week: (See Video)

Student Cellphone District Survey: (See Video)

School Report Cards from 2017-18: (See Video)
I wanted to make you aware that the 2017-18 School Report Card (SRC) from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is available on the district website under "Quick Links" and then under "Required Postings" or directly at:
The same reports can be accessed on our campus website under the "About" tab and then selecting TEA School Campus Report Cards.  The SRC provides information on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures.
As you may recall, districts do not receive a SRC but the STAAR performance at each campus contributed to Lovejoy ISD being one of only four districts of the 1227 districts and charter schools in Texas to receive the highest rating on the state accountability system with an overall grade of "A" with a scale score of 97 out of 100 possible points.  Please contact me if you have any questions concerning our School Report Card from the Texas Education Agency. Thank you for your continued support of Sloan Creek Intermediate School.

Ray Winkler

Fast Pass Request - Principal's Coffee Friday, April 05 
We will follow our standard daily procedure by requiring visitors to sign in with the front office by showing their driver's license. After your license has been scanned into our system once, you will be able to make an advance request for a fast pass.  You are welcome to bring your license to have it scanned before the day of the event to enable us to print a fast pass. All fast pass requests must be received by 10:00 am on the day prior to the event.  If you have not previously signed in on campus or if you do not request a fast pass, you will need to arrive early, as check-in lines can be lengthy. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we make the safety and security of the students our priority. 

LHS Softball Presents WSMS and SCIS Night March 22nd
The Lady Leopards Softball Team invites SCIS and WSMS students to their game on Friday, March 22nd.  The team will play Sherman with a 5:15 PM start for JV and a 7:00 PM start for Varsity. Admission is free and students who attend the game will receive free burgers, hot dogs and chips. Additionally WSMS and SCIS students will receive a free varsity poster.  Help fill the stands and cheer the Lady Leopards on to victory!

Winter Guard Showcase at Lovejoy High School
This Thursday, Lovejoy will be hosting the 3rd Annual Winter Guard Showcase at 7:00 pm in the Lovejoy High School Gym.   Come see our award winning performances from Willow Springs and Lovejoy High School.  If your son or daughter is interested in participating in Color Guard at Willow Springs or Lovejoy High School this is a great opportunity to see our different programs and see our talented students perform.  

We hope you can make it out and cheer on our students!

From the Nurse
There are two vaccinations required by the State of Texas for 7th grade: Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and the meningococcal vaccine.  Typically students will receive these vaccines at their 11 or 12 year old check up.  If your student receives this vaccine, please email or fax a copy of their vaccination record to me.  Please don't wait until the week before school starts to get these vaccines.  Typically there will be a shortage of the vaccines, before school starts, because it is required of all 7th grade students in Texas.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.

Thank you for your help!  My email is: and the fax # is 469-742-8401.

Tamara Pierce, RN
SCIS Upcoming Events

Date Event Time
03/21 Report Cards sent home
03/21 6th grade choir rehearsal 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
03/25 Chess Club 3:00 pm
03/26 6th grade choir Disney Spectacular Concert @WSMS 6:30 pm
04/01 Chess Club 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
04/05 Principal's Coffee 9:00 am 
04/08 Chess Club 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
04/09 5th grade Math STAAR - Closed Campus 
04/10 5th grade Reading STAAR - Closed Campus
04/11 Progress reports sent home
04/12-13 Academic UIL - Coppell
04/15 PTA General Meeting  10:30 am
04/15 Chess Club 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
04/19 Student Holiday/Bad weather make up day
04/22 Chess Club 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
04/23 Rising 5th grade parent meeting 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
04/24 Student Lighthouse Graduation 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
04/29-05/03 Teacher Appreciation Week
04/29 Chess Club 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
05/03 Band Concert @ LHS

Foundation for Lovejoy Schools
Ladies Night Out
Tickets go on sale on March 5 at 10:00 AM. Click here for the reservation page and here for the Foundation's website.

District News

Lovejoy High School Store Announces Sale
The Lovejoy High School and Willow Springs Middle School stores will host a sale beginning on March 18. The entire stores will offer items at 50% off. Some exclusions may apply.
Lovejoy High School School Store Hours
8:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Willow Springs Middle School Store Hours
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
During Lunch

Hop Into Spring Chess Tournament March 30
This annual Lovejoy Tournament continues to be a hit around the metroplex.  Come join your fellow chess players on March 30 at Sloan Creek for a wonderful day of chess play. This five round tournament awards the top three players in each section a trophy and fourth place receives a chocolate bunny. Gather up a team from your school and compete together.  Registration is going on now.  Please visit North Texas Chess Academy's website to register.

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