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Originally delivered on 12/3/2023 6:01 pm

SUBJECT: The Lovett Letter - December 3, 2023

December 3, 2023
Message From the Principal

Hi Lovett families! 

I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving and looking forward to a longer break in just a few weeks. As we prepare to close out 2023, I need your support with focusing on getting your child here on time. We have seen an increase in our student attendance(yay!), however we have a steady rise in student's that are coming to school tardy. Students should be in their classrooms no later than 7:40 a.m. The most ideal time to arrive is 7:30-7:35 a.m. as this gives them time to unpack, put instruments away if needed and get breakfast if needed. Students arriving 7:40 a.m or after miss morning work time as they are usually trying to unpack when instruction has already started. Let's focus on this these next few weeks of school to close out 2023 strong. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to volunteer or contribute at Lovett but not sure where or how? Join the Auction planning team!  We have a Kindergarten parent who's stepped up to the plate and is Chairing the event.  A huge thanks to Mary Kidd for leading the charge!  She needs help with ideas, planning, auction logistics, etc.  

If you like to throw parties this committee is for you!  Find a spot and join the fun!

NEW GT Testing Information Update - Deadline to Apply is December 8th

If your student is entering Kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year and is applying to a Vanguard Magnet campus or currently in grades Kindergarten - 12 and is interested in gifted and talented identification or attending a school that requires gifted and talented identification for admissions, you may do so now! Please visit the Gifted & Talented webpage to complete an online testing request form.

To ensure families have all the information they need before the application and lottery process closes, you MUST request testing for your child no later than December 8, 2023.

Please note that parents of second-grade students or students who have previously been identified as gifted and talented do not need to request additional testing.

Please email Lauren Adams with any questions. 

Entering Kindergarten Testing Request Link:

Save the Date

Upcoming Student Council Meetings on December 18th, January 22nd, February 26th, and April 15th. 

Time: 3pm to 4pm 

Please pick up your child from the back circle drive off Birdwood. If your child is to walk home please click HERE to fill out the Independent Walker form and send it with your child to the student council meeting.  

Counselor's Corner

Character Trait for December is Good Citizenship, which includes patriotism, concern for the common good and the community, and respect for authority. 

Being a good citizen means:

  • having respect for others and their property
  • knowing your rights and respecting the rights of others
  • learning the facts of our true history, both good and bad
  • having compassion and empathy for others
  • taking responsibility for your own actions
  • is nice and kind to others
  • takes care of friends in need
  • picks up litter and recycles
  • shares with others 
Magnet Update

The Office of School Choice is finalizing the 2024-2025 School Choice Application dates. Rest assured, I will promptly share these dates with you as soon as they become available. 

Magnet Thursday Tours
All magnet campuses will offer face-to-face tours on the following days:
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16
November 30
December 7
Elementary and K-8 campuses will offer tours at 9:00 a.m.
Secondary and 6-12 campuses will offer tours at 1:00 p.m. 

School Choice Fairs
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, October 28th at Northside High School
Saturday, November 4th at Westside High School
Saturday, November 11th at Bellaire High School
Saturday, December 2nd at Milby High School
Saturday, March 21 at Lamar High School 

Please note, that current Lovett students on a Magnet transfer, DO NOT reapply to Lovett to keep their Magnet seat. This information is primarily for our 5th-grade families moving on to middle school next year and any families that might be looking to transfer.

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Adams, Magnet Coordinator.

HISD School Choice

One more day to shop at Tom Foolery and give back to Lovett!
Raising Cane's Spirit Night this Wednesday
Lovett School - Parent Compact
Lovett Parent Engagement Policy
Attention Fifth Grade Parents

Upcoming Magnet Tours

Follow Us on Social Media
Lovett Elementary Parents and Teachers Lovett Elementary School PTO

Online Resources

VIPS Certification

  • You must be VIPS Certified to volunteer on campus or join your student for lunch. 

Sign Up for Moms and Dads Clubs!


  • Extended day started the second day of school. Your child must be registered to attend. Please see registration link below. If you have questions about extended day, please contact Mrs. Sims.           
  • Extended Day Registration

PTO Meeting Dates

  • December 13 - Virtual 6:45 pm
  • January 10 - Lovett cafeteria 8:00 am
  • February 7 - Virtual 6:45 pm
  • March 6 - Lovett cafeteria 8:00 am
  • April 3 - Virtual 6:45 pm
  • May 8 - Lovett cafeteria 8:00 am
2023 Calendar
Monday, December 4
6:30p Vocal Music Concert (1st and 2nd)
Wednesday, December 6
4:00p Raising Cane's Spirit Night
Friday, December 8
Deadline to apply for GT Testing
8:00a Winter Concert (Kinder)
3:00p 4th Grade Safety Patrol Celebration
Tuesday, December 12
6:30p Band Concert (1st and 2nd)
Wednesday, December 13
6:45p PTO General Mtg. / Virtual
Thursday, December 14
6:30p Winter Concert (3rd - 5th)
Friday, December 15
3:00p Safety Patrol Celebration (5th Grade)
Wednesday, December 20
8:00a Spelling Bee
Friday, December 22
Winter Break
Monday, December 25
Winter Break
Tuesday, December 26
Winter Break
Wednesday, December 27
Winter Break
Thursday, December 28
Winter Break
Friday, December 29
Winter Break
Monday, January 1
Winter Break

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