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The LifeLeader - April 2024 Newsletter

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Life School 4-Day School Week, Teachers’ Perspectives

It’s no secret that teaching has become one of the most challenging professions one can endure. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, public education has experienced a mass exodus of teachers not only leaving their schools, but exiting the profession altogether.

Student learning loss, behavior issues, parent disengagement and mental health concerns are among the chief reasons teachers have left their jobs. For school districts, attracting and retaining the highest quality teachers has become a significant challenge.

Life School Students, Special Olympics

Life School Students Participate in Special Olympics

Life School proudly announces the participation of approximately 50 students in this year's Special Olympics. This year marks a special milestone as elementary students participated for the first time since before the pandemic. 

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The LifeLeader - March 2024 Newsletter

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Life School Receives $300,000 in TIA Funds to Recognize TEA-designated Teachers

Life School Receives $300,000 in TIA Funds to Recognize TEA-designated Teachers

Life School has received full system approval from the Texas Education Agency under the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA). The approval grants Life School nearly $300,000 to recognize TEA-designated Teachers this year. Only 25% of districts in the state currently hold this designation, according to the Texas Public Charter School Association.

Dr. Brent Wilson Signing Land Purchase Agreement

Life School Announces Exciting Expansion Plans

Life School, a charter school network in operation for over a quarter-century, announces its latest expansion efforts to provide quality educational opportunities that will serve the growing needs of their families and students.

Life School Graduate Profile: Where are They Now? Damian English

Life School Oak Cliff graduate Damian English is affectionately known as a “lifer.” Damian began his education as a kindergartener in 2005 and graduated in 2017, completing his entire K-12 years as a student at Life School Oak Cliff. Opening in 1998, with only 266 students and 15 staff, Life School has now grown to a network of over 5,700 students across 8 campuses. However, over the years, the small southern Dallas neighborhood school has managed to maintain the close-knit community that allowed students like Damian to flourish.

Life School February Coach Spotlight

Life School Athletics Names February 'Coaches Spotlight' Honorees

During February 'Coaches Spotlight,' Life School's athletic department recognized Philip Stark and Taylor Daugherty for their sacrifice of time and passion for Life School athletics.

LHSW TAFE Student, Elena Fuentes

Life High School Waxahachie TAFE Students Head to State

Several students from Life High School Waxahachie (LHSW) are heading to Round Rock to compete in the upcoming Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) state competition. After a successful Area-level competition, fourteen students will compete at the state level from February 28 to March 1, 2024.

LHSW Students Interning

Empowering Tomorrow’s Educators: High School Students Intern in Elementary Classrooms

Building the next generation of educators starts early. For students in the Life High School Waxahachie (LHSW) Education and Training program, that experience is happening right now within Life School’s elementary classrooms. LHSW students can be found in various elementary classrooms getting hands-on experience.

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