SCIS Parent Message
#Be The Difference 

SCIS Parent Message
SCIS Parent Message and 6th Grade Perot Trip Video
Principal's Message
SCIS Parents, 

Principal's Coffee, Friday March 8th 9:00-11:00 
The featured speaker will be Todd Daehnert who is a local counselor and therapists will be talking to our parents about how to effectively help kids navigate through stress and thrive. He will be talking about the warning signs for anxiety/depression/suicide as well how to get your child to open up. 

Dude Be Nice, Friday March 8th.
On Friday 9th period students will be getting a dollar to make a positive difference in the world. Your child will get a sheet of directions, but in short..Your child is to do something kind for someone else then email the picture of this (with or without text) to Allyson_Price@lovejoyisd.net   We will also be having a kindness picnic during lunch on Friday. Bring a beach towel and join your child if you like. There will be no A/B or C/D lunch on Friday. The entire grade level will eat together, sit with a new friend, be nice to others that you have not met, 
  • 5th Grade Lunch: 10:58-11:41   
  • 6th Grade Lunch: 11:45-12:28
Lost and Found:
All items in the lost and found will be donated on Friday at 4:00 p.m. to the A.C.O. 

End of G3 is Friday, March 8th. 
Report cards will go home Thursday, March 21st. 

Drillapalooza : Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
A funny name, but a serious topic-student safety.  On the morning of March 19th we will conducting a trio of drills to ensure our students understand each safety drill and the differences between them.  We will run a slightly altered schedule this day. We will be having our fire/tornado/lock down drills this morning with time for our staff to talk to kids so they understand the importance of this. We have invited our local fire and police to join us and give us feedback for improvement. 

As always, if you have any questions or concerns call or text my cell 24/7.

With an Attitude of Gratitude,

Ray Winkler
Principal
214.417.4660 

SCIS News

DATE
STUDENTS
EVENT
LOCATION
March 7 and 8
6TH Grade
WSMS Online Student Registration
(with counselors at SCIS)

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*Date for the evening meeting has changed

Hello 6th Parents,
As we begin auditions for our spring show at WSMS, we would like to invite 6th grade students to participate.  Any 6th student who would like to act or participate in tech (lighting, mics, painting, building, etc.) should visit our theater website for more information.  The WSMS theater website can be found by clicking on the link below.  Once you arrive at the website, please click the link to the show page "Who Hath Done it?--A Shakespeare murder mystery theatre experience.  If your son or daughter would like to participate, please visit with Mrs. Dipasquale in the WSMS black box theater this week between 3:15--5:45 (Tuesday-Thursday).  If you are unable to make it to WSMS this week, please email Mrs. Dipasquale at  donella_dipasquale@lovejoyisd.net.   You can also text her at 972-977-5397.  We look forward to continuing our tradition of having 6th grade students join us for this outstanding performance on April 25, 26, and 27 at WSMS.  

In addition, we will host an all cast and tech meeting on March 19th from 4:00--5:30 in the WSMS black box theatre.  This meeting will be followed by an all cast and tech parent from 5:30--6:30 in the WSMS cafeteria.  "To be or not to be"...in the show.  That is the question...


Student Kudos
Carter Wyatt and team, NTX Tribe AAA 11U, won the Baseball Nation Championship yesterday in Mesquite. 4 games in the very cold! He pitched a no hitter facing 12 batters and striking out 10 of them! And followed with an over the fence homer and many hits. Congratulations, Carter!
scis student kudo

(Pictured with game ball and home run ball).

From the Nurse
ATTENTION 6TH GRADE PARENTS: 
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:  tamara_pierce@lovejoyisd.net and the fax # is 469-742-8401.

Tamara Pierce, RN
SCIS Upcoming Events

Date Event Time
03/08 End of grading period
3/08 Principal's Coffee 9:00 am 
03/11-15 Spring Break
03/18 Start of grading period
03/18 Chess Club 3:00 pm
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
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
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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