Texas Public Charter Schools Capitol Rally – April 26


Public charter school students deserve equal funding and waitlisted students should attend the school that best fits their needs. We need state lawmakers to hear your voice — JOIN US!

Are you a Lumin EDCS or Lumin LPCS staff member, alumni or parent? This event is for you! If you are interested in participating in Charter Rally Day on April 26th? Let us know by submitting your RSVP here.

WHAT: Texas Public Charter Schools Capitol Rally
WHO: Charter school parents, parents on waiting lists, teachers, students, alumni, school leaders & community advocates
WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11am–2pm (Rally begins at 12 pm/Speakers begin at 1 pm)
WHERE: South Steps of the Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701


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The 2017 – 2018 Enrollment Application Period Is Jan. 10 – Feb. 23, APPLY TODAY!


Lumin Education has established January 10 – February 23 as the application period for students interested in enrolling for the 2017 – 2018 school year! Visit one of our campuses today to complete and submit your application packet!

Admission is done by a lottery drawing from applications submitted during the “designated application period.” Each child is given a number and names are drawn randomly for each age category. Once all openings have been filled, a waiting list is developed by lottery from the remaining applications submitted during the designated application period. Applications received after February 23 at 2 p.m. are accepted and placed on the waiting list behind applications submitted during the designated application period.

* It is very important that we receive your completed application during the designated time period. Unless your child is currently enrolled, you will need to turn in a new application for the 2017 – 2018 school year.


One application applies to all schools. You may express preference for one school if you wish, but in order to maximize your chances of acceptance we will offer you a spot at the first available school. If you wish to decline that spot, you may, and your name can remain on the wait list for your preference school.


Visit one of our campus to complete your application. Bring the following items with you:

  1. A copy of your child/children’s birth certificate
  2. Proof of residency (if you live in one of the primary service areas)
  3. Application addendum (if your child will be 3 or 4 years old, as of September 1, 2017
  4. Documentation of eligibility for state funding (if your child will be 3 or 4 years old, as of September 1, 2017

If you need additional information or assistance during the application process please contact:

  • Sylvie Fitzgerald, Lumin East Dallas Community School Director (214) 824-8950, ext. 267
  • Becki Hardie, Lumin Lindsley Park Community School Director (214) 321-9155, ext. 101
  • Jodi Campbell, Lumin Wesley-Rankin Community School Director, (214) 699-8279, ext 254
  • Or,  Carol Wolfe, Student Services, (214) 321-9155, ext. 104
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Lumin Education to Host Alumni College Prep Workshop, March 23


Lumin Education’s Alumni Relations is pleased to announce its first ever college preparation workshop for alumni currently in grades 9 – 11 and their parents! The workshop will be held on March 23 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Lumin East Dallas Community School in room 918. Registration deadline is Monday, March 20th.

Leah Granados, Program Coordinator of Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Educational Talent Search Program, will be the speaker for the night. She will discuss why grades matter now, SAT/ACT preparation, colleges and universities vs. community colleges, public vs. private schools, paying for college (scholarships and financial aid), and more.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, connect with other Lumin alumni, and sign-up to receive future alumni related news and event announcements.

The workshop is FREE and DINNER WILL BE PROVIDED, so mark your calendars and RSVP now, here!  Or call or email Sylvie Fitzgerald at 214-824-8950 ext. 267  or gro.noitacudenimulnull@dlaregztif.eivlys

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Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program Now Accepting Applications!


The 2017 Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program (MIFP) is accepting applications NOW through January 31st

The Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program (MIFP) is an eight-week, paid summer internship program that introduces Dallas public high school students to careers and employment opportunities in industries and companies where they have expressed interest.

High school and residency requirements include:

Students must be a current sophomore or a junior at any Dallas public or charter high school. The physical address of the school must be located in the city of Dallas, or students must be a current sophomore or a junior at any Richardson ISD High School and must physically live in the city of Dallas.

Additionally, to qualify for the program students must also be at least 16 years of age and be able to work in the United States. They must have at least a 3.0 grade point average, have a solid attendance record and be recommended to the program by their high school principal or counselor.

Key Dates and additional requirements can be found here. Applications must be submitted online at www.mayorsinterns.org by January 31st.


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