On Saturday, March 1st, nine Lisa Academy North students competed in the Arkansas Council for Teachers of Mathematics regional contest at UALR. Congratulations go to Paul Jung for his first place award in the Algebra II category. Paul will participate in the state competition at the University of Central Arkansas on April 26th, where he will compete for scholarships of $600, $400 and $300. We are very proud of all the students that participated.
This year at the regional science fair a lot of new faces joined the competition. There were several new schools added and a record high number of students competing. This year again LISA North high school students participated in STEM. Therefore, only students in grades 6th-8th and some high school students attended. All together we took 23 students to the competition. In addition, we could not have done so without the great help from all our parents who helped chauffeur kids. We brought home a total of 6 awards. Congratulations to winners Yahya Suid, Morganne Jumper, Marti Boren ,Ibrahim Suid, Jennie Finch and all participants.
The Scholastic Book Fair will be next week March 3rd through March 11!!The fair will be open from 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Thursday and 8:00am - 6:00pm Friday! Elementary students will have a chance to browse and purchase books during their scheduled library time and 6th-12th grade students will have a chance to come by during their scheduled English classes. Parents are welcome to come any time during the day, just make sure to stop by the office and grab a visitor's pass! If any parents would like to volunteer to work during the Book Fair, or if there are any questions regarding the fair please email our librarian, Miss Spradling firstname.lastname@example.org!Because of snow days, our fair will be extended until Tuesday, March 11th. Our book fair hours Monday and Tuesday will be 8am-4pm.
LISA Academy North will be hosting a multicultural festival on March 14, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. We would like to invite parents and community members to take a “tour of the world” right here at LISA Academy North. The multicultural festival will feature students from all grades presenting the cultures of many countries around the world through their exhibits and performances. During the multicultural festival, there will be fundraising dinner featuring a mix of catered ethnic foods such as Asian, Mexican, and Middle Eastern cuisines. The proceeds of the dinner food sales will go towards the activity fund for the Senior Class of 2014. The National Honor Society will also sell drinks with the proceeds going toward their community projects. Students who attend to the fest, will receive a coupon for to wear free jeans on Monday March 17th. We hope to see you there for fun, food, and festivities.Please Click here for RSVP
Jr. High Quiz Bowl team placed 3rd this past Saturday in the regional competition. The tournament took place in Fox, AR at Rural High School and consisted of 5 teams in a round-robin styled event. Players were: Chris Akel, Pierre Bass, Natalie Crace, Ian Sutphin, and Seungree Yi. We also had two players chosen to join the state All-Team. Ian Sutphin placed 1st and Chris Akel placed 2nd out of three chosen. All -Team members are selected by the number of questions answered correctly out of all teams participating.
Congratulations! LISA North WON a BEST CHOICE Award! Local awards for locally-owned businesses. Lisa Academy North has won BEST CHOICE NORTH for Charter & Public Elementary School! Lisa Academy beat out all other charter and elementary schools north of the river!Click here to read more . . .
The Annual LISA Academy Language Festival was a huge success! Held on Friday, January 24, 2014, at UALR Stella Broyle Concert Hall, many of our students came out to showcase not only their talent but also their love for diversity. LISA Academy is proud to promote the friendship between all the students and teachers which make up our LISA Family. Complete with traditional food, a Mariachi band, and a surprise performance by LISA North’s very own Mrs. Molina, everyone had plenty to enjoy. We would like to thank our Language teachers for their hard work and dedication-Ms. Fidan, Mrs. Molina, Ms. Davis, and Mr. Soykan. To the winners of the competition-congratulations!!! We are so very proud of you! To the dancers who received participation awards, we applaud you!!! To our administrators, we are grateful to you for creating a melting pot of diversity and cultural awareness that feels like home to us all!
We would like to thank all the parent, students, and volunteers that helped make our STEM and Science Fair a success this year! We were fortunate to have both Senator Jane English and UALR Professor Dr. Kaufman join us for our STEM luncheon, where LISA Academy Board Member Senator English hosted the program and Dr. Kaufman discussed the importance of STEM education in our ever changing digital world.We also had a special guest, Susan Hutchinson, wife of Asa Hutchinson , Former Arkansas Congressman and U.S. Attorney. We are thankful for her participation.Following the luncheon, visitors were privoy to our excellent STEM demonstrations including the hover craft, programmed robots, and ionizing light bulds just to name a few. Students participating in the Science Fair also presented their outstanding findings to our Science Fair judges. The award ceremony for the Science Fair students will be on January 17 at 6:00pm. Hope to see your there!LINK:"Channel 11 News about the program"
Lisa Academy Parentmobile application is for parents of Lisa Academy. Parents can keep in contact with the school and track their child's progress. Please download only if you have a valid username and password. The mobile app is now available for download in both the Apple and Android markets. The School Connect application will work with all app-ready Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPad2, iPod Touch) and Android operating system devices (phones and tablets). Application features: -Access to information about your child's grades, homework, discipline points, attendance, bell schedule, payments, calendar, and school news. -Receive push notifications about your child's progress (grades, homework, discipline points, attendance), school news and events. -Support for access to multiple student accounts. -Offline viewing of your child's data. You can view your child's' data even when you are not connected to a network. -One click login once you save your child's login information. -Email communication with your child's teachers without leaving the application.