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Academies- Lower and Middle School after-school classes providing enriching opportunities in academics, the arts, and athletics, fee required

ALL- Academic Learning Lab, Lake Highland’s tutoring center

Advancement- the office that handles donations to the school, alumni programs, and publication of the Tartan magazine

Annex- building located at 940 Highland Avenue that houses the business office and the dance studio on the lower level and Upper School classrooms on the upper level

Black Box- multi-purpose theater in lower level of HCCA

Canvas- Lake Highland’s Learning Management System for homework posting

CCC- Charles Clayton Campus at 741 N. Mills Avenue, location of Lake Highland’s Middle School

College and Career- Upper School’s guidance and counseling center

Commons- general purpose meeting room located in the upper level of the Lower School building, aka the Bradshaw Building

Fling- 1.  A short midmorning break in the school day for grades 6-12             2. Lake Highland’s springtime fundraiser   

FLO- Faith Lived Outloud, the name of Middle School and Upper School’s optional chapel time on Wednesdays during Fling.  Lower School FLO meets on Saturdays during the school year.

HCCA- Harriett Coleman Center for the Arts, Lake Highland’s theater complex on the main campus, aka The Harriett

Highland House- Upper School classrooms for Art, Ceramics, Drama, Photography, and Robotics

Highlander Fundannual fundraising effort that helps bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost of the Lake Highland educational experience

Honor Rock- block of granite inscribed with Lake Highland’s honor code and located near the western corner of the Weng Family Gymnasium

Lakefront Room- general purpose meeting room located above the main campus cafeteria

LHAC- Lake Highland Athletic Complex located on the northern shore of Lake Highland housing archery, baseball, tennis, wrestling, and a general purpose practice field. It is also Lake Highland's student and overflow parking area. (pronunciation, el-hack)

LHPA- Lake Highland Parent Association

LS- Lower School, grades PreK-6

Maxwel Station- the general purpose open-air meeting area behind the Bradshaw Building

McFearless- LHPS mascot

MS- Middle School, grades 7-8

Moms-In-Prayer- a group of mothers who meet on Wednesdays in the Guernsey Board Room to pray for the students, teachers, administration and staff of Lake Highland

PowerSchool- Lake Highland’s software program that enables parents to view their child’s grades and attendance records

Red Book- LHPA handbook and school directory

Sixth Grade Center- area above the main campus cafeteria for the eight sections of sixth grade

Spirit Day-  Every Friday students may wear denim or khaki shorts/jeans/skirts and LHPS spirit day shirts, LHPS team jerseys, or LHPS polos

Spirit Pack- team-specific athletic apparel and supplies available for purchase

Student Union- aftercare for Middle School students

Summer Spectacular- LHPS summer school

Tartan- magazine published three times a year for parents, grandparents, alumni and friends of Lake Highland

Tartan Café- main campus cafeteria

The Middle School Source- small school store, located across from the Middle School Office at the Charles Clayton Campus

The Source- the school store, located on the ground floor of the Rex Building

US- Upper School, grades 9-12

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