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President's List Award
Thanks to all of the staff, parents and students who have become members this year, LHHS PTA has been awarded the 2017 President's List Award!
This is a very prestigious distinction. It's the first time a membership increase and achieving Good Standing status were both required to earn the award.
2018-2019 LHHS PTA SLATE OF OFFICERS ANNOUNCED, BE SURE TO VOTE AT THE PTA MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
Thanks to the Nominating Committee, who spent the last few weeks identifying and recruiting active parents to lead the PTA for the next school year. This slate of officers will be presented for consideration to the full PTA this evening. Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to serve next year...please give them your support by attending and voting at the LHHS PTA General Meeting on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the LHHS Auditorium!
These are many opportunities to be involved next year on one of the PTA committees. Please click here and let us know how you'd like to be involved. Thank you in advance for your interest!
Thank you, LHHS PTA Sponsors!
We have some new sponsors! Here is our latest list of sponsors as of end of November.
If you have not yet donated, please take a moment to give here.
Thank you and Go Wildcats!
AP exam registration: February 28
Advanced Placement testing will be held Monday, May 7 through Friday, May 18. The deadline for registering students for the testing is February 28.
See this flyer for details.
Here's the link to the website to sign up.
Clothes Closet: Outerwear Needed
The RISD Clothes Closet is in need of outerwear, which includes coats, fleece jackets, hoodies, and sweatshirts for grades K-12, and new hats, mittens and gloves for K-6. Please drop off your donations to the Building H (LHFC) Clothes Closet box in the front office.
Questions? Contact Leigh Chandler.
Please Log Your Volunteer Hours!
To log your volunteer hours with LHHS PTA, click here or send them to Dora Velez. Please don't forget to log all of your volunteer time, whether you're working at the campus, at home, and/or on a PTA or booster club project.
LHHS Clubs and Organizations
LHHS has many great opportunities to get involved! There is something for everyone. See list of clubs and organizations here.
The bell schedule allows 53 minutes for 2nd period, with the other non-lunch periods being 49 minutes each in length. There will still be a 2- minute warning bell, and the lunches will still run the same way as detailed here in this schedule.
COLLEGE RESOURCES & EVENTS
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to apply for federal, state and college-based financial aid. You should file a FAFSA starting Oct. 1, 2017.
NASA Scholars Program for Juniors
High School Aerospace Scholars is an interactive, online learning experience that culminates in an all-expenses-paid, week-long visit to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston during the summer.
SAT and ACT Test Test Review Courses
Taught by RISD teachers, students will receive classroom instruction in math, reading, and writing strategies. The cost of each course is $60.00 and includes all materials.
Click here for the flyer with dates for courses in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.
See the October scholarship bulletin. Also, here's the PowerPoint on "Finding Money for College: Financial Aid Basics" from the presentation to Seniors in late Sept.
Faculty and Student Scholarship Applications are now available. Click here.
For additional events see full schedule here. Seniors and parents, sign up for Remind messages here. To contact or learn more about the LHHS College/Career Coordinator, Robin Finklea, visit this page.
Order your 2017-2018 Yearbook
Parents and students can order their yearbooks directly from Balfour.
Base price (prior to 2/1/18): $65 (after 2/1/18, base price increases to $70)
- personalized package: $80
Deadline to order yearbooks is 4/30/18
WILD FOR CATS - 2017 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
Please support Wild for Cats, the Academic Booster Club for Lake Highlands High School. Goals for the 2017 fundraising campaign include:
- Create additional collaborative learning centers;
- Provide students with standardized test preparation and online study aids;
- Enable experiential learning with class field trips and college visits;
- And several more!
To make a donation to support Lake Highlands academics, click here. All donors will receive a "Wild for Cats" yard sign and will be recognized at various academic ceremonies, on the Wild for Cats website, and in the all-sports program.
To learn more about this program and other donation opportunities, click here.
PAINTED YARD SIGNS
Show your school spirit! You may purchase them through Lone Star Yard Art.
Why join the PTA?
Successful students make successful schools— which make thriving communities. Everyone benefits when you support students!