Lingo Guide for New and Current LHE Families

ADEC - All District Elementary Choir

Choose Kind Library - A special selection of books in our library that encourage a deeper understanding of and compassion for our differences in order to foster a community of acceptance, empathy, and inclusion.

Clothes Closet – RISD Council of PTAs clothing donation program.

Field Day – Students have a BLAST at this fun event in May that has MANY volunteer opportunities.

5th grade Sky Ranch trip – Each fall 5th graders venture to Sky Ranch for an overnight outdoor education field trip.

Hoops in the Highlands – A 3 on 3 basketball tournament to raise money for the PTA's of Lake Highlands Junior High, Lake Highlands Elementary, Northlake, Wallace, and White Rock Elementary schools.

Lone Star Challenge - An academic competition for students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades based on a given theme.

PACE – RISD after school program on the LHE campus.
 
Paw Print - Principal's weekly newsletter.  Sign up: https://signup.e2ma.net/signup/1854092/1802323/

Pay Pams – Online service that allows parents to pay for cafeteria accounts and check up on what their kids are buying in the cafeteria.

PTA – Parent Teacher Association.

Red Ribbon Week - An alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States.

REACH – RISD gifted and talented program. Students in grades 1-3 participate in REACH classes at LHE. Students in grades 4-6 spend one day a week at Skyview receiving REACH instruction.

Reflections – PTA arts program. Reflections activities typically start in September, and focus on an annual theme.

Room Parent – A parent for each class to help coordinate classroom volunteers and volunteers needed for PTA events.

STAAR – State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness

TEKS – Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills