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Calling all Lake Highlands Angels! 
 
We have over 150 students in need of a little extra love this year for the holidays. Please sign up to adopt one. Or two or three!  SIGN UP HERE!
 
The LHHS PTA is excited to provide an opportunity to bring JOY to a student and their family this season. Any individual, local business, school group, community group, church group, scout troop, or team who wishes to help make the Holidays brighter may do so for students at LHHS. 
 
If you adopt a student, please provide at least one or more of the items on their wish list. If you want to do even more or don’t have time to shop for a student, you can help by donating gift cards to be given directly to the families for Holiday meals and to help the students with food over the break. 
 
Students are working with CIS site coordinators on their wish list. Once you sign up, you will get their wish list emailed to you asap. Gifts will be dropped off at LHHS “H” Building on Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1. 
 
Thank you for making the Holidays a little brighter for these students and showing them the Lake Highlands community cares.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Missy Richardson 214.923.9415 or missyandkyle@sbcglobal.net

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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CELLPHONE POLICY SURVEY - RESULTS IN LINK

 

Dear RISD Parent,

The purpose of the Cellphone Policy Survey was to gather informational data around the implementation of RISD's Cellphone Free Environment Policy for the 22-23 school year. Thank you for your participation!
 


For more information about RISD's Student Cellphone Guidelines and to see results of the recent survey, please check this website: 
https://web.risd.org/home/secondary-student-cellphone-guidelines/ 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

RISD Clothes Closet Volunteers Wanted!

 

Please click here to read what the RISD Clothes Closet needs and Sign Up TODAY!

 

https://bit.ly/LHclothescloset

 

The RISD Council of PTAs Clothes Closet provides clothing for RISD students in need so they can feel comfortable, confident and ready to learn! Students are referred to the Clothes Closet by their school counselor or nurse, and receive a full wardrobe of clothes. The Clothes Closet accepts donations of clothing, sizes 3T to adult XXL, that is cute, current and free of holes, stains or much wear and tear. The Clothes Closet also accepts well-loved clothing and textiles, but that should be placed in 

 a separate bag and boldly labeled "World Wear".

 

LHHS Wall of Fame

 

The Wall of Fame is a great way to show your support and display a permanent memory of your graduate, past and future students, family, teacher, club, staff or friend.

Click for an order form for the 4x8 bricks or 12x12 tiles, an order form for the 24x24 tiles, an Example sheet and a Logo Choices sheet.  The online payment option is found here.

If you have ordered and paid for a brick online, please be sure to fill out the order form with language to be included on the brick and submit to Kathleen Elliott

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR CLUBS!

Please click on the button below for information about our clubs at LHHS!

https://out.smore.com/e/t20g4/yvVSg7?__$u__

 

 

 

Class of 2023 Graduation Dates

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The Class of 2023 graduations dates and times have been set and will be held at Eagle/Mustang Stadium over Memorial Day weekend.

 

 

 

  • Friday, May 26 @ 8 p.m. – Richardson High School
  • Saturday, May 27 @ 8 a.m. – Lake Highlands High School
  • Saturday, May 27 @ 8 p.m. – Pearce High School
  • Sunday, May 28 @ 8 a.m. – Berkner High School
  • Sunday, May 28 @ 8 p.m. – Weather make-up date (if needed)

 

Much more information will be shared with Class of 2023 students and parents as graduation season approaches.

 

RISD's Updated Cell Phone Policy for all secondary schools can be found 

HERE!

 

 

 Voly Background Check

Click the image below and complete your volunteer application & background check for the 2022-23 school year.

 

 

If your child has any disability or learning difference, LHHS PTA SAGE has a discussion group for you!  SAGE (Special and Gifted Education) includes all disabilities, gifted education, and the social and emotional wellness of students.  You are invited to join this group if your current or incoming LHHS student:
  • has an IEP or a 504 Plan
  • has any disability or health diagnosis impacting them at school 
  • is taking a GT course, or has received GT services at any point in the past (including REACH or past GT courses)
  • has any concerns about or needs support for their social and emotional needs 

The mission of SAGE is to provide support, education, and advocacy for the families and educators of SAGE students.  Please join us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/lhhssageparentcommunity/ and please e-mail Emily at emilykvr@gmail.com with any questions.  Thank you for supporting SAGE needs and SAGE educators at LHHS!

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Acceleration Fall Registration Information

Dear RISD Parents and Guardians, 

We are preparing for our upcoming fall acceleration program registration on September 6-October 4, 2022.  

Acceleration registration will be through SchoolPay rather than Membership Toolkit. 

DATES

  • FALL: OCTOBER 11 – NOVEMBER 18
  • SPRING: JANUARY 30 – MARCH 10


COURSES (STUDENTS MAY ONLY ENROLL IN ONE COURSE)

  • Economics (.5 credit; Grades 9-12)
  • Government (.5 credit; Grades 9-12)
  • Health (.5 credit; Grades 9-12)
  • HS PE (1 credit; Grades 9-12) Student MUST have a smart watch or phone for this course.

ONLINE COURSE POLICIES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Students may only enroll in ONE course each semester.

  • Current RISD students enrolled in grades 9-12 grade during the 2022 – 2023 school year eligible for enrollment.

  • Courses WILL COUNT towards high school GPA for students currently enrolled in grades 9- 12.
  • Daily access to the internet and computers and smart phone device for PE
  • Students may ONLY drop the class BEFORE taking the final exam. NO refunds

REGISTRATION

  • Online at https://www.schoolpay.com/
  • Registration opens September 6 – October 4 / December 1 – January 25
  • A limited number of spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 COST

  • Full tuition paid at the time of registration.
  • Only credit cards and debit cards will be accepted.
  • NO Refunds.

Economics, Government, Health

  • $208 per session
  • $104 per session students qualifying for reduced lunch
  • $26 per session - Students qualifying for free lunch

HS PE

  • $416 per session - this is A YEAR CREDIT
  • $208 per session – students qualifying for reduced lunch
  • $52 per session – students qualifying for free lunch

COMMUNICATION

  • Parents and students will receive an email two days before the start of class.
  • Students will need to check their SCHOOL g.risd.org email

 

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)

 

Email Mrs. Finklea

 

College 101

 

Senior September Checklist

 

Application Workshops

 

Step by Step College Application Quick Guide

 

Dallas County Promise Scholarship

 

Texas Tech Preview Day

 

Coast to Coast College Tour

 

Instructions for Logging Service Hours

 

 

  

 
 
 

LHHS COLLEGE VISITS

NOVEMBER 14TH - NOVEMBER 30TH

 

Monday, November 14th: 

            Texas A & M University Texarkana and Southern Arkansas University                                                                           

Tuesday, November 15th: 

University of Houston and University of Arizona

 

Tuesday, November 29th:

Texas Wesleyan University

 

Wednesday, November 30th:

University of Mississippi

       

College Admissions Representatives will be located in the HUB, just outside the Large Gym, during all 4 lunches.  Students are encouraged to stop by their table to ask questions or pick up information. 

Please check your Naviance homepage, under the "What's New" section for upcoming college visits. 

Log in to your Naviance Family Connection account:

Login to Naviance using Classlink on your RISD Chromebook

Access Classlink away from your RISD Chromebook at: www.my.classlink.com/RISD

 

 

 

Meet the LHHS Counseling Team

 

CULUS WILLIAMS - culus.williams@risd.org

A-CL

 

MARIANNA HOGUE - marianna.hogue@risd.org

CN-GON

 

RHONDA BOSTON - rhonda.boston@risd.org

GOO-LAC

 

VELMA LOPEZ - velma.lopez@risd.org

LAD-NOL

 

JUDY LONDON-YOUNG - judy.london-young@risd.org

NOM-SAN

 

MAGGIE KARNOWSKI - maggie.karnowski@risd.org

SAND-WH

 

SHAMEKA BRACKENS (Lead Counselor) - shameka.brackens@risd.org

WI-Z

 

JOYCELYN ANDERSON - joycelyn.anderson@risd.org

P-TECH and Dual Credit

 

PATTY MCKAY - patricia.mckay@risd.org

504 Counselor

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Your 2022-23 Clawset Team: Chandler Feldman (chandlerfeldman@att.netand Denise Smith (dgsmithtx@icloud.com)

 

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! 

 

AND

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? 

RISD Library Services offers updated Select Title Opt Out options to provide parents with an opportunity to identify specific titles to opt out of library checkout for their child. RISD recognizes that families and students are unique, and different parents may have varying expectations regarding their students’ reading lives and choices.
Parents who would like to opt their student out from access to specific titles can do so by contacting their school Library Information Technology Educator or visit the LITE website for more information or to sign up.
 
 

 

    

2022-23 Enrollment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

 

NEW!

View our New Student Website, "The Beat"!

Keeping All LH Students in the Loop on Wildcat Happenings!

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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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

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Sponsors

We are so thankful to our sponsors for their generosity!

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