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RISD Summer Meals Program
Richardson ISD will offer summer meals for three weeks in June at seven different campuses across the district.
The RISD campuses where these meals will be available include Lake Highlands High School,
Richardson North Junior High, Richardson Heights Elementary, Skyview Elementary, Yale Elementary, RISD Academy, and Dobie Pre-K.
Click here to view the times when the meals will be provided. (en español)
Annual Parent Survey Closes Sunday
Click here to take Richardson ISD’s 2023 Parent Survey.
Richardson ISD values parental feedback as the district strives to fulfill its mission of serving and preparing every student, every day. The survey closes Sunday.
Parents are encouraged to take a few minutes to complete this confidential survey that is designed for RISD parents to provide feedback about the school their child attends.
The RISD Ambassadors – previously known as Inside RISD – program will provide participants with a comprehensive overview and understanding of Richardson ISD.
This program will feature seven sessions during the 2023-24 school year at various times of day at multiple Richardson ISD locations. Please click here for dates and times.
Click here to access the application, and the deadline is July 15. The application is available in English and Spanish.
Online enrollment for next school year is for all students in Pre-K through grade 12. Please click here for more information about the enrollment process.
THE ALL SPORTS PROGRAM
Support Lake Highlands Area athletes and celebrate the 2023-24 school year with a group, senior or business ad!
Details can be found on the LH Wildcat Club site and in the links below.
The AD DEADLINE is June 19th!
Sign up to help coordinate a picture and ad for your favorite GROUP!
Don't see your group? Let us know and we'll add it – email@example.com
SENIOR AD details can be found at HERE!
It's a win/win to support LHHS athletes and promote your BUSINESS!
Details and pricing found HERE!
Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Fresh Fruit Fridays are back! This spring we’re shooting for a F3 once a month. Then next year, we’re hoping for fruit for the LHHS students every week.
Update your family profile & Join the PTA HERE!
Subscribe to the Student, PTA and the Block Schedule Calendars using the subscribe link above. Click this from your phone and it will sync to your phone's calendar.
If you log into the PTA website from your student's phone and subscribe to the block calendar again, that calendar will load onto your student's phone calendar.
Contact your counselor for Zoom information
Recording here: Countdown To College
Summer ACCELERATION classes - registration open!
Registration for the RISD Summer Acceleration Program opens on April 3, 2023 at noon. This program allows students an opportunity to complete credits toward graduation over the summer.
Registration is available through: https://schoolpay.
For more information about the RISD Summer Acceleration Program, please visit the RISD Summer School website at https://web.risd.org/
If you have any questions about RISD Summer Program, please contact the summer school team at email@example.com.
Available Now! Submit Absentee Notes Electronically
FOCUS is the safe and secure online portal available to RISD parents to access their student’s grades, schedule, attendance, and assessment history.
Beginning Jan. 4, RISD parents and guardians will be able to submit an absentee note electronically via FOCUS. Handwritten notes will still be accepted at all campuses, as well.
Click here for a short tutorial on how to submit an attendance note via FOCUS.
All RISD parents can receive daily or weekly notifications from the FOCUS portal, which is also accessible via a secure mobile app.
See Something, Say Something
RISD High School Students and Parents,
This message is a reminder that the safety of our school, classmates, and employees is a responsibility shared by everyone. If you see or hear something that potentially threatens the safety of anyone at school or about a classmate who may be in crisis, please say something to teacher, administrator, parent, or trusted adult.
Sometimes a person would prefer to report something anonymously, and for those situations, our school provides a system called Anonymous Alerts. Readily available through the high school homepage, RISD’s Safety & Security website, and bookmarked on every student Chromebook, Anonymous Alerts allows a person to make an anonymous online report about any situation that potentially impacts the safety or well-being of our school, any student, or any employee. All Anonymous Alerts reports are investigated by RISD, and if necessary, by police.
Please remember, situations that are true emergencies should be reported to 911, or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
Thank you for taking a moment to think about the safety of our school and to be prepared to say something if you see something.
MRS. FINKLEA'S COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Please click on the links below for important information from Robin Finklea (College and Career Counselor).
Meet Mrs. Robin Finklea (College and Career Counselor)
Step by Step College Application Quick Guide
CULUS WILLIAMS - firstname.lastname@example.org
MARIANNA HOGUE - email@example.com
RHONDA BOSTON - firstname.lastname@example.org
VELMA LOPEZ - email@example.com
JUDY LONDON-YOUNG - firstname.lastname@example.org
MAGGIE KARNOWSKI - email@example.com
SHAMEKA BRACKENS (Lead Counselor) - firstname.lastname@example.org
JOYCELYN ANDERSON - email@example.com
P-TECH and Dual Credit
PATTY MCKAY - firstname.lastname@example.org
Your 2022-23 Clawset Team: Chandler Feldman (email@example.com) and Denise Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thank you for supporting the LH Wildcat Club and the Clawset!
Click here to access The Clawset
If you have received a recent pending transaction notification from your credit car company
that shows it is from "LHHS PTA" with a www.risd.org email address association, and you have not purchased anything from Membership Toolkit or the LHHS PTA store, please contact your credit card company.
This is not coming from Lake Highlands High School PTA, it is a scam.
LHHS recently published a Faculty & Staff List on the Wildcat Parent Portal
and it is now accessible on the LHHS PTA website HERE!
On the LHHS PTA Mobile App!
This list is grouped by Administrators, Counselors,
Nurses & Attendance, Staff & Teachers.
See someone missing? Email HERE.
PTA Members, Please Log your Hours
Please remember to log all of your volunteer hours! They include anything done for the high school and should include work done for the school off campus as well as on campus. We want to ensure that all of the PTA time is captured for the District. Click here to log hours. Please reach out to Jenn Rainer with any questions.
Library Services - Did You Know?
Sign Up for Principal Kerri Jones' Wildcat Weekly Email Newsletter:
Please click here to subscribe. Please note that parents of currently enrolled RISD students and current RISD employees are automatically sent newsletters from RISD and their school and it’s not necessary to subscribe. Parents or staff who wish to receive news from other RISD schools may subscribe using the link above.
This newsletter was sent through RISD’s Blackboard system, and current parents should be aware that unsubscribing from Blackboard messages at the link at the bottom of this message may prevent parents from receiving future messages from their child’s school.
Visit the NEW Wildcat Parent Portal!
View our New Student Website, "The Beat"!
Keeping All LH Students in the Loop on Wildcat Happenings!
Like us on Facebook by clicking HERE!
Other Facebook Pages:
(not managed by PTA or RISD)
Class of 2023 Parent Group HERE
Class of 2024 Parent Group HERE
Class of 2025 Parent Group HERE
Class of 2026 Parent Group HERE
LHHS Yearbook HERE (Instagram)
LHHS WIldcat Band HERE
LHHS Theater HERE
LHHS Cheer HERE
LHHS Alumni HERE
- LHHS website
- LHHS Wildcat Parent Portal
- RISD Website
- RISD 2022-23 Student Calendar
- The Wildcat Beat
We are so thankful to our sponsors for their generosity!
Click here for more information.