Wellington Elementary School

Welcome Back Wildcats!!               Meet the Teacher is Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 5:30pm-6:30pm               First Day of School is Monday, August 25, 2014!!!                September 1, 2014 is Labor Day-No School                                                                             

Upcoming Events

Date: 8/29/2014, 2:50 PM 3:50 PM
Date: 8/30/2014, 2:50 PM 3:50 PM
Date: 8/31/2014, 2:50 PM 3:50 PM
Holiday: Labor Day
Date: 9/1/2014
Date: 9/1/2014, 2:50 PM 3:50 PM

Wildcat Buzz

Love & Logic
Please see the attached flier regarding upcoming Love & Logic Parent Classes. This is a great way for parents to get introduced to Love & Logic or a great review.
Lunch Visitors

Lunch Visitors Attention parents!! We apologize for any inconvenience but we are not allowing lunch visitors this first week of school. It is important for the teachers to have the opportunity to instruct the students on cafeteria and recess procedures this week. Students will catch on quickly without the distraction of visitors. We appreciate your cooperation and will look forward to seeing you next week if you choose to visit for lunch.
Lewisville ISD Building Neighborhood Connections; District Seeking Participants for INSIDE Program
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is seeking participants to be part of the INSIDE leadership program for the 2014-2015 school year. INSIDE, which stands for “Interested Neighbors Staying Informed of District Efforts,” was launched five years ago. To date, about 200 citizens have spent a year going behind the scenes through this unique program to learn how the district operates. This year, citizens will be able to get to know the district’s leadership team – a great way to learn more about their expertise, roles and responsibilities.
Bus Route Information
Attached is information regarding bus routes and bus safety.
Lewisville ISD Welcomes Educational Consultant Katie Greer; Parents Invited to Participate in District “Parent University” Learning Activity
Sept. 2, Lewisville ISD (LISD) will welcome famed educational consultant Katie Greer to lead a “Parent University” (Parent U) learning opportunity for all LISD parents. Parents are invited to attend the session with Greer, who will help them navigate today’s technology-driven society with their children. The event will be held at Lewisville High School’s Leo C. Stuver Auditorium (1098 W. Main St., Lewisville) at 7 p.m.
New Staff at Wellington!
Wellington would like to welcome some new (and some returning) staff members this year!! Jovana De Luna joins the First Grade team in the Spanish Immersion program. Veronica Deneumostier will also be in Spanish Immersion in Second Grade. Sharon Jakubek and Jennifer Bulthaup join Third and Fourth Grade respectively and Kim Navarro comes to our Special Education group. We are excited to have Patty Duff return to Wellington as our MTA teacher and Sandi Rausch returns as an ESL Aide! We hope you will give all these new staff members a warm Wildcat welcome as you see them in the next few weeks!!
Get on the Wellington Energy Bus!

Get on the Wellington Energy Bus! Are you curious? You can get a glimpse of what is coming next year by reading "The Energy Bus for Kids" by Jon Gordon. We are going to have a great year!
Lewisville ISD Seeking School Health Advisory Council Members
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is currently seeking individuals interested in serving on its School Health Advisory Council (SHAC).
2014 Lewisville ISD 1:X Parent Letters
Lewisville ISD Parents: Please read the attached 1:X parent letters (in both English and Spanish), which detail our 1:X initiative. One letter is for the parents of students who are new to receiving a district-issued iPad, and the other is for our students who are already a part of our 1:X program. Please read the letter(s) that are applicable to you and your child(ren), and if you have additional questions about our 1:X initiative, please email helpdesk@lisd.net.
Take a Video Tour of Wellington Elementary!

Take a Video Tour of Wellington Elementary! Wellington students take you on a virtual tour of the campus.
Spanish Immersion Video

Spanish Immersion Video Parents of Spanish Immersion students may view this video to get a sneak peek at some of the Spanish phrases they will be using in the program.
Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees Votes to Suspend Portions of EIE (Local) for 2014-2015 School Year
During the Aug. 11 Board of Trustees monthly meeting, Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s Board approved the resolution to suspend portions of the EIE (Local) for the 2014-2015 school year only.
Lewisville ISD Moves 4th Grade Swim Program to 2nd Grade
After a thorough review of Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s 4th grade swim program, the district will transition its swim program to serve 2nd grade students, effective the 2014-2015 school year. During this two-year transition, the district will continue to provide the program to 4th and 2nd grade students to ensure all elementary students have the opportunity to participate in the program.
Mobile App Survey

Mobile App Survey As Lewisville ISD prepares for the 2014-15 school year, we would like your feedback on our mobile app.
Lewisville ISD Parent Communication Survey - Deadline Extended to July 3
The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) is currently in the process of conducting a communication audit of Lewisville ISD (LISD). Dr. Waddell and the Board of Trustees are committed to improving and enhancing the district's communication efforts. The communication audit is designed to help improve LISD's outreach and communication with parents, community members and staff in order to better meet parents' needs.
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