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November 20th: Jostens will be in the Lewisville High Library to take orders for graduation materials from Seniors. It is very important that Seniors be measured and fitted for their graduation gown at this time. Full payment of graduation materials is NOT expected at this meeting; however, Jostens will take payment for the full amount of your order either on November 20th or online. For more information, visit http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1042350/Lewisville-High-School/

Also on November 20th, the Lion Football teams will have their Award Banquet at 6:00 in the cafeteria. The Booster Club is providing the meat and families are asked to bring two side dishes that will feed their family and one guest. Please park along the back entrance to the cafeteria.

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We would like to do Winter sports team picture day on Thursday, 12/4 as follows:
Varsity girls – 3:15; Cheer – 3:45; Wrestling – 4:15; JV boys basketball – 4:45; Varsity boys basketball – 5:00
If you are participating on one of these teams,
please make sure you are at school on December 4th and show up for your team photo!

                                                                                                                    ~Coach Pemberton

Dr. Slayman has been invited to attend the ConnectED Initiative in Washington, DC tomorrow. She will be meeting with President Obama as well as other superintendents in the United States. You can listen to Dr. Slayman explain the conference by clicking on the link below:
http://youtu.be/BGqZXaQU98A

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Congratulations to Evan Sisk for signing to the College of Charleston yesterday. Evan has a good chance of breaking several Lion baseball records this season so make sure you are at the Lion's Den this Spring!

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Lion JROTC has an excellent drill with  at J.L. Mann  on  Sunday, November 17th. 

On Saturday, November 15th Lewisville High School's JROTC was represented by the Lion's Battalion Drill Team at the J.L. Mann Drill Competition.  Event awards included first place in Knockout Unarmed and Squad Armed and second place in Platoon Unarmed. In addition, the LHS Drill Team received third place awards in Armed Inspection, Squad Unarmed Fancy, Platoon Armed Fancy, Individual Armed Expedition, Platoon Unarmed Fancy, and Knockout Unarmed. The Drill Team came in third place over-all out of eleven schools.

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If you are receiving assignments from your child's teachers from last year, you will need to go to that teacher's page in School Desk and click the "Subscribe" link. Then follow the directions to unsubscribe from the page to no longer receive notification of assignments to your email inbox. Teachers do not have access to control this feature on their class pages.  Only parents who originally subscribed can unsubscribe to no longer receive notifications to their email address. 
Civitan Officers were elected last week. President is Allysa Boulware, Vice President is Joy Etheridge, Secretary is Anja Minninger, and Public Relations Contact is Makenna Murphy.  Jr. Beta Club is an extremely active group on campus. Watch for details soon of their service projects around their school and community here on SchoolDesk and on FaceBook.
Destiny Card Catalog
Click this link to look for a book in the Lion Library.

Lewisville Student Aims to Affect Lives
Southmayd, Rachel. The Herald

Student Spotlight
Name: Tyesha McCrorey
Class: Senior
Activities: Volleyball, Softball, Junior Civitan, Senior Class President

     In just a few weeks, Tyesha McCrorey will start her very last year at Lewisville High School. And as a senior, and senior class president, McCrorey said she's determined to make every experience count, and she wants her fellow seniors to do the same. It was one of the main reasons that she wanted to be class president. "I want to do more things as a class because this is the last time we're going to be together," she said. "I want us to be more active in school."
     McCrorey said she's known at Lewisville for being friends with lots of different people in her school, no matter what race or gender they are or what background they have. She wishes her peers would branch outside their comfort zone to get to know more people, too.
     Being a high school student now is harder than it's ever been before, McCrorey said. With bullying at new heights with cyber bullying and media influences, it's not an easy time for either her or her peers. "We don't try as hard to be like the people we see on TV", she said.
     Shows like those on MTV, such as "Teen Mom", and others don't teach teens how to be mature or responsible or to seek a better life. While she knows the shows entertain a lot of people, she wants her classmates to strive for their diploma and plan a future for themselves. Even of they don't go to college, McCrorey said she hopes everyone is making steps towards building a better future for themselves. 
     For McCrorey, that better life is going to come through attending USC-Upstate and majoring in nursing. She hopes to become a neonatal nurse and to help babies have a good start at life.  Part of this desire is inspired by her three nephews, all under the age of six. The two oldest refer to her as their friend, not their aunt. "They have a great life," McCrorey said. "Some babies won't."  But as a nurse, she can at least help get babies started towards a good life.    
    Affecting lives is something that McCrorey is going to focus on in her last year of high school. She said she's looking forward to building on old friendships and starting new ones. 
    Having lots of friends who are important to you is good because you never know when you're going to need someone and you never know how you can impact someone's life, she said.
  • hiTEC Tablet Information
    Student and Parent Handbook for Tablet Use 

    Click in the link above to access the CCSD hiTEC handbook concerning the use of the tablets in the hiTEC Initiative for 21st Century Learning. 

    Mr. John Stiver discusses the hiTEC Initiative. 

    Parents, you are required to come to the school to view the information and pay the one time fee of $50.00 ($25.00 for a student graduating in May, 2014) in order for your child to be issued a tablet to use for academic purposes according to the hiTEC Initiative. The video link above is intended for additional viewing at home only. 
  • Parent Portal Information
    This link will direct you to the CCSD Web page on  Parent-Portal.  The information will explain the process for setting up your Parent Portal Account as well as what to do if you forget your password.      

    In Step One of the directions, you are directed to call your child's school if you need assistance registering for Power Portal.  At LHS, you will ask to speak with Ms. Wendy Craig who works in the main office.