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Order your 2017-2018 Yearbook

Parents and students can order their yearbooks directly from Balfour.

 

 

 

Cost:

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

 


Board Members Needed 2017-2018

Open Positions for the 2017-2018 board:

  - RISD Council Delegates: Attend periodic RISD Council meetings

  - College Fair: Help with RISD college fair in the fall

 

There are also many opportunities to volunteer in the LHHS PTA. Questions? Contact Allison Griffin.

 


WELCOME TO OUR NEW PRINCIPAL

Dr. Joshua Delich is joining LHHS from Fort Worth ISD, where he has most recently served as principal of Polytechnic High School. Overall, he has 13 years of experience in education, which include roles as high school principal, junior high principal and assistant principal, lead content teacher, and classroom teacher. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University, a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas.

 

Dr. Delich is a dynamic, high-energy leader, and is very excited to be part of our school. Read more about him here.  

Read Dr. Delich's welcome letter here.

 


REGISTRATION AND SCHEDULE PICKUP 

For information on registration and required paperwork at schedule pickup, read here.  The schedule for picking up students' class schedules is here.

 

Volunteers Needed! To volunteer to help with schedule pick-up on various dates, please see signup. To help promote PTA membership during schedule pick-up, please click here.


Volunteer for the Staff Appreciation Event

 

What:   Donate food items for Staff Appreciation

When:  August 18

Link:     Sign-Up Genius

 


 

Class of 2021 Pool Party
Who - All incoming LHHS Freshman
Where - KC pool
Date - Sat., Aug. 19
Time - 9:15pm - 11:15pm
Cost - $5/student (no charge for parents / pay at the door)
Lifeguards will be on duty

 


HIGHLANDETTES GARAGE SALE FRI. AND SAT., AUG. 11 AND 12

Here at LHHS.  Sneak Pre-Sale | Aug. 11, 8-10 pm | $5 entry 

Sat., Aug. 12 at 8 am - 2 pm

Don’t miss out! Mark your calendars and also please consider donating your gently used items like furniture, clothing, housewares and toys! 

Contact Christina Fox Balli for details/to arrange pick-up: cfoxballi2016@icloud.com or 972-655-9302!  

 


 

FALL SPORTS RALLY AUG. 24, 6 - 8 pm

Come meet coaches and athletes, and more! Event flyer here.

For sports information throughout the school year, visit the Wildcat Club website.


COMMUNITY RECYCLING AND SHREDDING EVENT

Sat., August 26th from 9 am to 1 pm at LHHS in the parking lot between the main building and the stadium.

Recycling of household items and electronics - FREE;

Document shredding  - $5/box

Click here for the flyer to see what is accepted.


REQUIRED SUMMER READING

Information on required summer reading projects is found here.  


MOM'S CORNER SIGN-UPS

Sign up here to help in the Student Center Snack Bar one day a month.  This is a great opportunity for moms to help in the high school, and is also a huge help to the cafeteria staff.  

AP EXAM SCORES

Click here to look up your child's AP exam score(s) on-line.


CHROMEBOOK INFO

All LHHS students will receive Chromebooks for the 2017-2018 school year.  For more info:

Slide show from parent meeting: https://goo.gl/4nBf0X

Resources for LHHS Parents: www.smore.com/hsjw8


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.


PTA NOTES 2016-2017

Thanks to our 2016-17 sponsors and donors!

Congratulations to the following PTA award winners for 2017!

Life membership award - Rebeccaa Obenhaus

Extended service award - Kristen Moran

Wildcat award - Anna Wrightsman 

Volunteer awards - Adrienne Clark and Cindy Engel

The following staff members were recognized by the PTA at the staff/faculty luncheon on May 31st:

Life Membership Awards- Tracey Bishkin and Casey Boland

President's Message Please visit this page for a year-end message from our PTA President.

 

LHHS PTA Awards based on membership enrollments: Head Start, Fall Membership Increase, Presidents List, 750+ Fall Honor Roll, Welcome Back, Share the Love, Golden Apple, MARS (Men Are Really Super), Student Membership Achievement Award, and Community Membership

 

The following items were approved at the PTA general meeting on March 9: next year's Executive Board, updated bylaws, and standing rules.

 

To access the online directory, please log in to your account, click on the Directory tab, then choose Online Directory.

 

Upcoming Events

PTA members only will receive automatic updates about student calendars.

Full calendar 

Sponsors

We are so thankful to our sponsors for their generosity!

Become a sponsor!

 

Why join the PTA?

Successful students make successful schools— which make thriving communities. Everyone benefits when you support students!