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LISA Academy North "I Love LISA" Campus Improvement Project

Announcing our newest project, the "I Love LISA" campus improvement project.  Over the next year, we will raise funds toward these school-wide enhancements that will allow us to serve students better and improve our school's appearance. Please consider donating to this worthy cause. You may either make online donation through link below or you can give check/money order to the front office.

Click here to donate online.

We appreciate your support very much.
For questions please contact to Mrs. Ward at

Annual Parent Survey

Parents, we value your opinion and invite you to comment using our new, online parent survey. Please use this link to give us your feedback regarding this school year. read more . . .

Americas Most Challenging High Schools

LISA Academy North is ranked as 7th best high school in state of Arkansas out of 73 high schools according to Washington Post. Congratulations to Students, Staff, and Parents.

Click here to see the details.

1st Annual STEM Festival Success

On April 24, 2015 LISA Academy along University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), USA Science Festival, Arkansas Innovation Hub, Museum of Discovery and Engineering for Kids hosted the first Annual Arkansas STEM Festival to celebrate science, technology, engineering and math in Little Rock. A great variety of exploration stations provided hands-on activities that brought an opportunity for engagement and exchange between children, teens, families, and local STEM professionals. We were pleased to have special guest supporters in attendance including the Arkansas State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, UALR Chancellor Dr. Joel Anderson, Arkansas Department of Education Deputy Commissioner Dr. Mike Hernandez, along with many other great supporters. We hope to see everyone next spring for to support this annual event and show what great progress the state of Arkansas is making in STEM education.

U.S. Senator Boozman's Message

U.S. Senator Cotton's Video Message

Ronald McDonald House Pop Tab Pandemonium

On Thursday April 23, 2015, LISA Academy North's Recycling Club participated in the Ronald McDonald House Pop Tab Pandemonium Weigh-In. Our school collected 59 pounds of pop tabs! Mrs. Hula’s class collected 20 pounds and won the prize for most collected in one class. Thank you to everyone who participated, with your help, our school was able to help the Ronald McDonald House support families in our community.

Earth Day/Recycling Press Conference

On Tuesday, April, 21, 2015, LISA Academy North 7P students were invited to attend the press conference for the unveiling of the new recycling incentive program. LISA Academy North was also recognized as a school that is very involved with recycling and sustainability.

1st Place in Arkansas National History Day Competition

On Saturday, April 18, LISA Academy North had five students present their three projects at the Arkansas National History Day competition in Conway. We are proud of all the students that participated in the competition, and we are especially proud of Zeferin Turturro who won 1st place in the Senior Individual Documentary category and the Senior Division Extraordinary Documentary Special Prize for the visual effects in his project. Zeferin will be representing LISA Academy at the 2015 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest which will be held June 14 thru 18, 2015 in Washington D.C. LISA Academy North wishes Zeferin the best of luck in his competition. Next year's theme is Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange. Hopefully, you can join LISA North for the competition.

Quiz Bowl Teams Wins 3rd Place in State Competition

LISA North High School Quiz Bowl team competed on April 11, 2015 in Morrilton, AR at the UACCM. There were 14 teams competing for the 1A State Finals for Quiz Bowl championship.
LISA North finished in 3rd place over the entire state for 1A schools. All members of the team were able to contribute to the day, and both Sam Wirges and Manny Bettadapura were awarded with All Tournament awards for their outstanding individual performances.

Great Success at Junior Regional Science Fair

Our students competed in the Junior Regional Science Fair on Saturday, April 11, 2015. They all did really well with their presentations and represented our school well.

Ibrahim Suid received 2nd Place in the Jr. Science Academy Paper Competition for Behavioral Sciences.
Marti Boren received 1st place in the Jr. Science Academy Paper competition for Behavioral Sciences.
Evelyn Huynh received second place in the Jr. Science Academy Paper Competition for Earth and Space Science.
Ben Daniels received first place in the Jr. Science Academy Paper Competition for Earth and Space Science.
Evelyn Huynh and Jennifer Guthrie both won the office of naval research Naval Science Award.
Ibrahim Suid won 3rd place in the Science Fair Board Presentation for Behavioral Sciences.
Evelyn Huynh won 2nd place in the Science Fair Board Presentation for Earth and Plant Sciences.
Gabe Gallegos won 3rd place in the Science Fair Board Presentation for Energy and Transportation.
Ian Hickling won 2nd place in Science Fair Board Presentation for Environmental Management.
Jennifer Guthrie won 1st place in Science Fair Board Presentation for Environmental Management.
Kaitlyn Rouse won an Honorable Mention in the Science Fair Board Presentation for Environmental Science.

Evelyn Huynh and Jennifer Guthrie were awarded the BROADCOM Masters Award and has the eligibility to compete at the next level for a chance to attend a week long STEM camp at Washington DC. This is the equivalen of a grand prize.


LISA Academy North will make up the 7 school days missed for inclement weather on the following dates:

Friday, March 20 (Friday schedule)

Saturday, April 25 (Monday schedule)

Saturday May 9 (Tuesday schedule)

May 21 through June 6: school day will be extended one hour at the end of each day. (This will make up two school days.)
Elementary Dismissal for extended day: 3:45pm
Middle/High Dismissal for extended day: 4:15pm

Friday, June 5 (Friday schedule)

Saturday, June 6 (field day, schedule to follow)

All clubs/tutoring will end on May 20, 2015.

High School Courses Sign Up

High School Students,
New course sign up is available for current 8th and up grades for 2015/2016 school year. Deadline for registration is Friday, April 10, 2015.
Click here for

"9th Grades Registration Form"

"10th Grades Registration Form"

"Juniors Registration Form"

" Seniors Registration Form"

Masterful Short Game

Makenzie Lee, an elementary student here at LISA was recently recognized in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette newspaper for her outstanding golf performance. The Gazette reported, "Makenzie Lee of North Little Rock is one of 80 junior golfers in four age divisions representing 30 states and 2 Canadian provinces who will participate in the second annual Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship National Finals in Augusta." We are so proud of Makenzie and wish her all the best of luck on her upcoming competition. We will all be cheering her on Sunday as we watch her on the Golf Channel beginning at 8am.

National History Day Competition

On Saturday, March 28th, several students from our high school competed at the Region 7 National History Day competition after working hard on their projects for months. Out of the students that competed, three projects placed first through third in their category, and we had one project receive and honorable mention. The projects that placed first through third will continue on in the competition and compete at the State National History Day Competition which will be held April 18th at the University of Central Arkansas. The project titles, students, and awards earned are listed below. Please congratulate the students when you see them.

1st Place in Senior Individual Documentary: Charles Martel by Zeferrin Turturro

2nd Place in Senior Group Documentary: Gamal Abdel Nasser by Yahya Suid, Pierre Bass, and Vito Whitmore

2nd Place in Senior Individual Website: Omar Al-Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert by Taima Suid

Honorable Mention in Senior Individual Website: Harry Gordon Selfridge- Leading Department Stores into a New Era by Rachel Ward

First place in the regional Science Fair

On Tuesday March 10, 2015, Marti Boren, Chaden Hall, and Yahya Suid represented LISA Academy North in the Central Arkansas Regional Science Fair Senior Division.

All three demonstrated exceptional dedication to science and represented LISA well. Yaha Suid placed first place in Junior Science Academy with his paper over his science experiment. He also placed first place in the regional fair itself. Yahya also received honorable mention overall. If one of the top three overall students are not able to attend the ISEF competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been invited to showcase his work in the State Science Fair and Junior Science Academy to be held April 3-4, 2015.


LISA Academy is offering another fun-filled Leadership STEM Camp this summer at Arkansas 4-H Center. Students will enjoy fun outdoor activities and STEM projects like hands on experiments, archery, swimming, canoeing, high rope course, zip lining, camp fires, etc. The program is open to students in 6th through 11th grade, however students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited available places. The cost is $250 for 5 days including meals and accommodations. In addition, both academic and discipline records will be reviewed for students interested in attending the camp. Please see Mr. Han for details.

2015 Leadership STEM Camp locations and dates are as follows:

Boys and Girls Camp: Arkansas 4H center
Dates: May 29th - June 2nd, 2015

LISA Academy North is the First Place Winner in Quiz Bowl Jr. High Tournament

On Feb 7th, LISA Academy North Team placed first in the Quiz Bowl Jr. High Tournament. Congratulations to the team and Coach Ms. Putman. 

Also Christropher Akel was awarded MVP of the entire day, as well as placing in All-Star.

Our Team will participate in State Tournament on Feb 28 at Nemo Vista.


Former US Secretary of Education Dr. Rod Paige Visits LISA

Exciting News!! Dr. Rod Paige, the former US Secretary of Education was able to join us on Monday May 12 for a brief tour of our campus. He was very impressed with the diligent students and rigor of LISA Academy. As a leader in education he has seen education at all levels and was very pleasantly surprised at all the accomplishments of LISA students. Dr. Rod Paige and UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson also joined us for the 10th year anniversary on Monday evening as well. We are very appreciative of both gentlemen for taking time out of their busy schedule to join us and experience our education style.

LISA Academy 10th Year Anniversary Celebration

Dear LISA parents/guardians,

We would like to thank you all who participated in LISA's 10th anniversary reception and the celebration event, or sent their best wishes to us. LISA Academy's 10th anniversary celebration was a wonderful event with about 800 participants from our community, faculty, staff, parents, and students.

You can watch the LISA Academy video that was prepared in recognition of the 10th anniversary, and was shown during the event via our Youtube channel. Here is the link:

LINK:"LISA Academy 10th Anniversary Video"

Thank you for all of your support to education and to LISA Academy schools. We are looking forward to seeing you at our future events.

LISA Academy

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