Lakehill Preparatory School
The Warrior Weekly

Volume 11, Issue 33
May 9, 2019
Parent Faculty Club Meeting
Don't miss the last PFC General Meeting of the year!

Thursday, May 16
8:15 a.m.

New PFC Officers for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the PFC's annual gift to the school, will be announced. All parents and guardians are invited to be a part of the fun!
Making Their Mark
The Varsity Track Team concluded their season at the TAPPS State Track Meet in Waco this past Saturday, May 4. The 4x100 meter relay team of Jourdyn Owens, Hayden Yoss, Lynley Waggoner, and Alanna Stern placed fourth overall with a personal record time of 51.84. This time also broke the previous school record set in 2011 by Kara Gamboa ('11), Jenna Burch ('13), Ayana Heard ('12), and Alexis Johnson ('13). 

After taking third in the open 400m the past two years, Stern placed second in her open event with a time of 61.78, while Owens set a new personal best in the 100m with a time of 13.07.

The same relay team took home a bronze medal in the 4x200m relay with a personal best time of 1:49.85. This broke their own school record set in 2018 by almost five seconds. 

Congratulations to the team on an outstanding season.

Rowing Their Way to Nationals
Lakehill rowers with Dallas United Crew had a fantastic showing at the Central Youth Championships on May 4-5, in Oklahoma City. 

Senior Connor Alexander and junior Anders Ekstrom earned the silver medal in the Men's Varsity 8+. Eighth grader Mars Henderson earned a bronze medal in the JV Women's 4+.

The Central Youth Championships hosts nearly 1,000 athletes representing 330 crews from 26 teams from across Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Arkansas, and Kansas. The 2,000-meter event is held at the USRowing National High Performance Center on the Oklahoma River.

Both Alexander and Ekstrom will now advance to the 2019 Youth National Championships, held June 6-9, 2019, in Sarasota, Florida. The championships, which serve as the premier youth rowing event in the United States, see approximately 1,500 athletes competing in more than 350 crews, representing some 150 teams from across the country – all vying for national titles in 18 boat classes.

Congratulations to our rowers on a great season, and good luck at Nationals!

Sounds of Spring
Lakehill Preparatory School's Middle and Upper School Choirs took the stage on May 2, for their final school performance of the year. The Spring Concert, featuring the vocal talents of sixth through twelfth grade students, was a beautiful and fitting end to a successful year.

The program featured a variety of performances by the Sixth and Seventh Grade Choir and the Lakehill Chorale.

A beautiful finale of "Imagine" by John Lennon marked the last performance for this year's senior Anna Somodevilla.

Performing Arts will celebrate seniors with a special dinner on May 10, followed by lunch in honor of Middle and Upper School performing arts students on May 13.

Read more about Somodevilla in this month's Advocate Magazine.
Book Buyback
The Textbook Buyback for grades 3-6 will be held Friday, May 17, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Buyback for grades 6-12 will be Wednesday, May 22, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Follow the simple steps to sell back your textbooks with ease and confidence. 

Celebrations and Service
Friday, May 3, was an amazing day of celebration for Middle School students and teachers. The group kicked off the morning with a Student Council-sponsored water drive, benefiting the SoupMobile. The 52 cases of water collected before school filled the yellow bus. The group then completed four service projects benefiting Austin Street Center (220 sandwiches), Dallas Animal Services (259 bandannas and toys for dogs and cats), CC Young (183 handmade flowers and Mother's Day cards), and Vogel Alcove (138 weekend healthy snack bags). 

Afterward, they headed to Celebration Station, where they enjoyed an afternoon of food, fun, and friends.
Shoreline Service:Students Groups Pitch In 
Forty-four seventh, eighth, and ninth grade members of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) pitched in on April 27, to help clean-up Lakehill's adopted shoreline at White Rock Lake. Lakehill Girl Scout Troop 3435 added their efforts on May 4, while members of Lower and Middle School Community Connections Clubs and their families pitched in on May 7, for another Shoreline Spruce-Up. 

Thanks to everyone who has helped maintain Lakehill's adopted shoreline over the past 11 years (that's 132 lake clean-ups and more than 4,000 hours of service!). Lakehill's Community Connections campers will maintain the lake over the summer. Make plans to join us at the first Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up for 2019-20 on September 14, at 9:00 a.m.
Create Your Perfect Summer
When school is out for the summer, Lakehill Preparatory School’s two campuses keep on bustling with programs for students, ages 5–18, from all over Dallas. The same principles that make our community thrive during the school year infuse our summer programs with a spirit of adventure, abundant learning potential, and guaranteed fun.
Lakehill Summer Camps offer award-winning programs for boys and girls entering kindergarten through grade 12. Lakehill provides quality, teacher-led camps at an affordable price, with FREE before- and after-camp care available daily. Half- and full-day, week-long camps run from June 3 through August 2.

While registration continues all summer long, register by the preliminary deadline of May 15, to be sure your camps are available.
Mix and match from a variety of camps to create your perfect summer!
Check out the newly updated   2019 Summer Camps Guide

Find out more about our Summer Camps programs.
Close Out the School Year with a Gift
Did you know you can make a donation to the Warrior Fund in honor of someone else? The Development Office will send a card letting them know.
Donations to the Warrior Fund touch every member of the Lakehill Community. Your support helps ensure all students get the foundation essential for success today and far into the future.

With our new  online donation platform , it is quick and easy to make a #BigImpact.  
The Warrior Fund supports experiences throughout Lakehill, including curriculum advances, classroom STEM innovations, competitive athletics, and innovative performing and visual arts. Your gift helps our students excel, whatever the challenge.
Thank you for making a #BigImpact in our Warrior Community!
Spirit Shop Sale!
Visit the Spirit Shop this week and get 50% off t-shirts!

The Spirit Shop is open on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 7:45-8:45 a.m. and Monday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons from 2:45-3:45 p.m.
What's Happening?

May 6-10
Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10
AP US History Exam, 8:00 a.m. - noon

Seventh and Eighth Grade Advanced Drama Play, 9:50 - 10:40 a.m.

Lower School Field Day, 12:15 - 3:00 p.m.
Unless it is actively storming, we will have Field Day. (The children get soaked any way!) If Field Day must be canceled due to weather, Monday, May 13, is the scheduled make-up date.

Performing Arts Senior Dinner, 6:00 p.m.

May 13
Lunch for Middle School and Upper School Performing Arts Students

May 14
AP Calculus AB/BC Exam, 8:00 a.m. - noon

First Grade Penguin Presentation, 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Fourth Grade to Sixth Floor Museum, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

May 14 - 16
Reclamation Days, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Don't miss this last opportunity to reclaim lost backpacks, books, clothing, and lunch bags!
All items that remain at the end of the day on Thursday will be donated to charity.

May 15
AP English Language Exam, 8:00 a.m. - noon

Lakehill Spirit Day at Monster Yogurt, 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Lower School Awards Ceremony, 2:00 p.m.

May 16
AP World History Exam, 8:00 a.m. - noon

PFC General Meeting, 8:15 a.m.

AP Statistics Exam, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Middle School Awards Ceremony, 2:00 p.m.

Athletic Banquet (ESC), 6:00 p.m.

May 17
Last Day of School for K-5

End of Term

Lower School Celebration

Textbook Buyback, Grades 3-6, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Upper School Awards Ceremony, 11:00 a.m.

AP Computer Science A Exam, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Upper School Celebration, 12:30 p.m.

May 19
Baccalaureate (ESC) 2:00 p.m.

May 20-22
Get the  Exam Schedule

May 21
Senior Internship Interviews, 8:00 - noon

May 22
Textbook Buyback, Grades 6-12, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Graduation Rehearsal for Juniors and Seniors, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

May 24
Commencement Ceremony, 7:30 p.m.
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