LHJH PTA NEWS
In our PTA Store you may:
- Join the PTA
- Register to receive weekly LHJH e-newsletters with your PTA membership
- Complete your directory information
- Sign up to volunteer and record volunteer hours
- Make a donation to our PTA to help our students and teachers
- Order a yearbook
- Purchase spirit wear
- ...and more!
- Life Membership: be involved in the Texas PTA for ten years and very involved.
Wildcat Award: anyone supporting our school and students.
Extended Service Award: should have already received a Texas Life Membership Award and actively involved in the PTA.
- Certificate of Appreciation: for members that have done their best in their positions. (For example: HOOPS, Volunteers, Technology, Hospitality)
HELP NEEDED FOR FAMILY OF HOUSE FIRE
HOOPS IN THE HIGHLANDS APRIL 7
Registration is open for the 15th annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament benefitting Lake Highlands area schools, including LHJH. Boys and girls in K - 8th grades are invited to form teams. See flyer here for more info!
Registration has been extended through the weekend until midnight Sunday, March 25th.
The HOOPS Shoot free throw contest is back! This is open to anyone of any age, and you do not need to be registered to play.
We will have food for purchase from Mariano's, Chick Fil-A & others. There will be be plenty of snacks, candy, popsicles & even Andy's Custard "Minis". There will be decals & squishies for sale, entertainment, and an incredible raffle! If you would like to win a Dallas Maverick's team autographed basketball, we have one in the raffle! You do not need to be present to win.
Sign up your team today!
Volunteer Link: Event day volunteers
Help with Concession Supplies here: Hoops Concessions Sign Up
Packet Pickup is Friday, April 6th from 3-7p at Highland Oaks Church of Christ. Bahama Bucks will be there selling their fabulous snowcones!
STUDENT ID BADGES
All students and staff are required to wear their ID badges every day to school!
LHJH BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT!
The LHJH campus beautiﬁcation project, approved by the RISD Board of Trustees and backed by campus administration, entails planting trees, installing cut limestone seating areas, and addressing the retaining walls near the auditorium.
We had our big tree planting on January 13 and it was a great success! Thank you to everyone who participated. See pictures below.
We still need your help to fully realize this project! For more details, including the landscaping plan and how to donate, visit our campus beautification page today!!!
Want to have fun with fellow LHJH parents? Check out our Sign-and-Go party page here!
RISD PARENT SURVEY
This survey is specifically designed for parents to provide their feedback and impressions about the school their child attends.
The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete and covers critical school issues such as academic preparation, student support, parent engagement, safety and behavior, special programs, school and district operations, and school leadership. Please participate here.
DANCING WITH THE 'DETTES FRI., MARCH 30TH
Learn more about this Highlandettes community dance clinic for grades K-8 here.
RECYCLING/SHREDDING EVENT AT LHE ON SAT., APRIL 21
Bring your shredding, electronics, and household items to Lake Highlands Elementary on Sat., April 21st. See details of what to bring here.
WILD FOR CATS
Wild for Cats, the Academic Booster Club for Lake Highlands High School, exists to enhance the academic reputation of Lake Highlands High School.
Our 2018 Wild for Cats fundraising campaign is now underway. For 2018, our goal is to:
Create additional collaborative learning centers for the students of LHHS;
Provide students with PSAT, SAT and ACT test preparation and online study aids;
Sponsor professional development for LHHS faculty; and
Provide funds for teacher and departmental "wish lists."
If your company provides a company match, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All donors will receive a “Wild for Cats” yard sign and will be recognized at various academic ceremonies, on our website, and in the All-Sports program. Donors contributing $500 or more will be invited to join us for a celebration on the stadium patio during a LHHS home football game next Fall.
Thank you for your continued support of Lake Highlands High School Academics!
Click here to instructions on different ways to donate.
On-line registration is for returning RISD Families, February 26 - May 18.
Look for an email/letter from LHJH for your personalized snap code to complete online registration for the 2018-19 school year.
RISD 2018-2019 CALENDAR APPROVED
The Board approved RISD's 2018-2019 Student Academic Calendar.
The calendar includes a start date of August 20, 2018 and will conclude on May 29, 2019. The Winter Break will extend until January 8, 2019 as one way to lessen the imbalance between the number of days in each semester.
NEW- additional early release dates! Note that all K -12 students will be released 2 hours early on the following dates: Sept. 19, Oct. 24, Jan. 30, and April 3.
ACCELERATION SUMMER PROGRAM
This program provides students with an additional opportunity to obtain high school credits (ex. Health, Data Entry) and fulfill other course requirements (ex. PE) outside of the traditional school year, resulting in additional time during the academic year for other courses the student would like to take.
Registration opens on March 7th. Information regarding course offerings, dates, and cost can be found here.
WILDCAT CHAT EMAIL
To receive the Wildcat Chat emails from our principal, Carrie Breedlove, send her an email at email@example.com.
To view the latest newsletter (3-18-18), click here.
UNDER THE DOME - TEXAS PTA NEWSLETTER
See the latest newsletter (3-19-18) here.
AFTER-HOURS HOMEWORK HELP
Students, if you need homework help after LHJH tutoring hours, the Dallas Public Library can help! Find BrainFuse in the Homework Help Now database. A library card is required; see details on the flyers here.
They also have a database called LearningExpress; more information is available here on page 4.
Muchos de los servicios están disponibles en español.
PTA MEMBERS' DISCOUNTS!
Click here to find out about discounts for Six Flags, Nationwide, Dell and many others.