Lake Highlands kindergartners.

Elementary, my dears

These utterly adorable kindergartners — Luke Shahan, Josh Brown, Katie Basden, John Gorman and John Medaris — have been friends since they were babies, Lake Highlands mom Alison Brown tells us. She snapped this pic on the kids’ last big play date before they branched off to five separate Lake Highlands area elementary schools. It’s this kind of friendship that makes Lake Highlands the best place to live in Dallas, she says.


DFW International Community Alliance

Hail the graduates

Students and volunteers celebrated the completion of the summer life skills class held by the DFW International Community Alliance at Audelia Road Library. More than 480 people signed up for the citizenship classes, and some students traveled weekly an hour or longer to attend.



Back to School Splash

Back to School Splash

Making a splash

The Lake Highlands Town Center site was abuzz with more than 1,000 neighbors when Lake Highlands United Methodist Church hosted a community-wide event: Back to School Splash. The concert and carnival honored LH area schools, teachers, principals and PTAs and benefited Feed Lake Highlands. Pictured on the left are Osotator, Osaza and Etinosa Osawemwenze, and on the right are Natalie Duval and Ada Grace Ross.


Lake Highlands Bell Boys

Barbecue beginnings

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands held its annual Lake Highlands High School pre-season football kickoff dinner at Back Country Bar-B-Q. Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Scott Smith and his assistants presented team captains — Reggie Marshall, John Garza and Ben Laurent — and rallied fans. This year’s big schedule change, Smith notes: JJ Pearce High School moved back up to 5A, and the Wildcats again are able to play all the other RISD schools. Dallas City Councilman and former Bell Boy Jerry Allen (center) introduced the LHHS Bell Boys for 2012-2013: Zach Kissentamer, Jackson Borg, Blake Lueder and Luke Gholston.