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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 Fund- annual fundraising effort that supports every aspect 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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