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Lewisville ISD Spring Safety Reminder

As spring approaches, we want to take time to remind our parents to visit with your children about safety. The weather is warming up and many students walk or ride their bikes to school during this time of the year. Please take this opportunity to remind your child(ren) to be aware of their surroundings and encourage them to travel in groups to ensure safety from those they may not know. Additionally, remind them to report anything that causes them concern to a trusted adult. Student safety is a top priority in Lewisville ISD and together, we will keep our children safe.

DMS PTA “Life Lessons” Scholarship Program 2015

Once again the DMS PTA will be awarding a $500 college scholarship to a Marcus Senior.
The requirements for the scholarship are:
1. They must be a DMS alumni
2. 3.0 or higher GPA
3. Applicant or family must be a member of PTA or PTSA
4. Applications due Friday, 4/24 at 4:30pm.
If you know of a deserving High School Senior, from Marcus (and Downing), let them know about the scholarship and the application.

STAAR Testing Monday 3/30 7Writing and Tuesday 3/31 7Writing & 8Reading

Important Reminders:
1. Please do not schedule outside appointments for students on the mornings of these assessment dates.
2. Send a sack lunch for your child on these days, but do not bring fast food or restaurant food. We cannot deliver it. Your child can order a sack lunch from the cafeteria.
3. Cell phone use is strictly prohibited during STAAR. Please speak to your child about this, and please remember not to call or text them during STAAR.
4. Please have your child bring two #2 pencils.

Sincerely,

David Hilliard
Campus Testing Coordinator
hilliardd@lisd.net
469-713-5962

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