NEW! Notes from the Nurse
To keep all of our students safe, please partner with us and monitor your child for the following symptoms BEFORE sending them to school.
- Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees
- Loss of taste or smell
- Difficulty breathing
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat
- Shaking or exaggerated shivering
- Significant muscle pain or ache
- Congestion or runny nose
If your student is not feeling well, please keep them at home and email your child’s assistant principal. Please also keep them home, contact the nurse, and their assistant principal if your student receives a lab positive COVID test.
Nurse Young firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (469) 742-8420.
Rebecca May Rebecca_May@lovejoyisd.net - Assistant Principal for students whose last name begins with the letters A-Le.
Rachael Merrick Rachael_Merrick@lovejoyisd.net - Assistant Principal for students whose last name begins with the letters Li-Z.
If there is a positive case of COVID in your child's classroom, we will send an email to let you know. Lovejoy ISD will maintain our current COVID-19 dashboard by each campus on the website. Numbers will be updated at the end of each day. We are also required to notify the Health Department and the TEA of positive cases in our schools.
Please click here for the most up to date information regarding LISD’s 2021-2022 Health and Safety Measures.
NEW! Book Fair during Open House
We are excited to invite you to our upcoming Book Fair starting September 3rd! This is a great opportunity for students to build not only their home libraries but their love of reading as well. As always, Book Fairs help build our library collection and the programs that our school library can run.
Below is some important information about our upcoming fair. We are so excited to have this opportunity and we cannot wait to see you there!
- This fair will offer a cash-free option called eWallet. It is a convenient digital account that your child can use when shopping at the fair. Grandparents, family far away, and others can contribute too!
- If you cannot make it to the fair, you can shop online via our Virtual Book Fair (link to come next week). All orders ship directly to your home and shipping will be free on orders over $25.
- We will be open to students before and after school, as well as during lunches. We will also be open during the WSMS Fall Open House on September 8th. This is a great opportunity for your whole family to get to shop at the fair!
- The fair dates are September 3rd through September 13th
IMPORTANT! Immunizations 7th Grade Students
If you have not done so already, please send a copy of your child’s updated shot record to our school nurse, Gretchen Young. It is a state requirement that all 7th grade students must have had 2 required updated immunizations in order to attend school.
These required immunizations are:
- TDaP booster (Tetanus booster)
- Menactra (Meningococcal)
You may drop it off in person, send it through the mail to Willow Springs Middle School, 1101 West Lucas Road, Lucas, TX 75002, by fax at 469-742-8501 or email our nurse Gretchen Young.
NEW! ParentPortal Update Needed
The PowerSchool ParentPortal is now open for you to complete the online Enrollment & Student Information Forms. Please click here to access the Parent Portal. Completion of these forms is required every year for every student. Please take a few minutes to update your contact information and other forms.
LAST CALL! WSMS Student Spirit Shirts
As part of the WSMS student experience, we would like to offer a spirit shirt for all 7th and 8th grade students. These will be shirts that students can wear to school, pep rallies, athletic events, and field trips. During campus field trips and community service events, we will ask students to wear their spirit shirt to identify them as a WSMS student. Spirit shirts may be purchased by clicking here. The deadline to purchase shirts is August 31st.
PLEASE NOTE: These will be delivered in September and handed out to students once they arrive on campus.
NEW! School Holiday – September 6th & 7th
Monday, September 6th is a student and teacher holiday in observance of Labor Day. Tuesday, September 7th is a student holiday and teacher/staff work day.
NEW! 7th /8th Grade Open House – Wednesday, September 8th
Our 7th/8th grade Open House will be Wednesday, September 8th from 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Parents will have an opportunity to walk their student’s schedules and hear from all of their teachers. Student’s schedules and school maps will be available in the rotunda upon arrival. This will be a come and go event. Please see below for alpha specific timeframes:
6pm - 7pm: A - L
7pm - 8pm: M - Z