Life School News and Notes
The LifeLeader - December 2020 Newsletter
Dear Life School Families, Welcome to The LifeLeader, Life School's monthly newsletter. In these newsletters, we will bring you important district information as well as highlight stories from around the district.
Open Enrollment for students new to Life School begins January 1, 2021. Tell your family and friends that they can click here to sign up to be notified when enrollment is open.
The period in which you are able to change your child’s learning option is now open. Please complete this form by December 13th only if you wish to change your student’s learning option for the third nine weeks grading period beginning Thursday, January 7, 2021. If you do not wish to change your student’s learning option, no action is needed.
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
Completing the application for the Free & Reduced Lunch and Breakfast program not only ensures that your student receives a nutritious meal each day, but also allows the district to receive additional funding for essential resources for all learners.
Life High School Oak Cliff Basketball Player Makes a Comeback
After a devastating knee injury last year, LHSOC junior, Brianna Clark, is proving she is resilient by returning to basketball.
Goal-Oriented LHSW Cross Country Team Competes at State
Quality of Life Podcast
Did you know Life School has a podcast? In the latest episode, one of Life School's Technology Support Specialists, Ed Perry, walks us through a LifeHabit mini-lesson on being Self-Managed. The LifeHabit mini-lessons are designed to spark conversations with students based on social and emotional learning skills.
Be sure to see other stories from around the district by checking out our News & Notes section on Life School's website.
National Special Education Day
Life School celebrated National Special Education Day on December 2nd. We are so grateful for the many Special Education Professionals who work diligently to foster a supportive environment for students of all abilities.
Our substitutes play a critical role in ensuring that every classroom is ready for learning each day. Click here to learn about Ms. Octavia Glenn who has been serving Life School students since 2014.
Life School is hiring substitute teachers now! Click here to learn more and submit your application.
Life School's Behavior Specialists, Kristen Nichols and Diamond Aime are creating LifeLeader mini-lessons for staff and students. These LifeHabits mini-lessons are designed to spark conversations with students to support social-emotional development. Check out their latest lesson on Global Perspective.
Life Habits Parent Engagement Series
Join us for this series which gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to support social-emotional development at home. Engaging in the LifeHabits Challenges, families can practice building LifeLeader habits through tasks and reflection. Register for the session at your campus by visiting our Partners for Life Digital Platform.
Parent Engagement Survey
A big thank you to all who participated in our Parent Engagement Survey. Nearly 2,000 parents provided input on how they want to partner with us.