Lingo

We have our own way of speaking on campus

Hargrave Lingo

ALC

Academic Learning Center

AP

Advanced Placement classes

Barracks

One of our student dorms

Battalion

Military organization of companies and a staff; the Corps of Cadets; lead by a Battalion Commander

Billet

A Cadet's job within the Corps of Cadets

Bullring

A one hour discipline period where a Cadet marches with a mock rifle; area outside of Military Department

Bullring

A marked area outside the Military Department where Cadets march off tours

Cadet

A Hargrave student; they wear military style uniforms but have no military affiliation

Character Report

Positive and negative behavior reports

CIS

Center for Integrated Studies (7-9th grades)

Closed Weekend

All Cadets are required to be on campus

Colors

American Flag; raising / lowering flag in front of campus

Company

Military organization of platoons; lead by a Company Commander

Company Street

The street in front of campus where formations are held

Corps

The organized student body

Day Student

Cadets who live in close proximity to the school and go home each night.

DE

Dual Enrollment (College) classes

Dean's List

Cadets with overall GPA of 3.3 and no grade below a C (83)

Deck

Floor

DLC

Distance Learning Center

Formation

Military gathering of cadets; usually on Company Street

Furlough

A period away from campus

FYSA

For Your Situational Awareness, a sharing of mission relevant information

Guidon

Flag carried in front of a formation of Cadets; our alumni magazine

IIT

Individual Instruction Time - Study time with our faculty

Individual Devotion Time

Time set aside for personal devotion

Late Lights

Permission to study after TAPS

Lights Out

All room lights must be out; TAPS

LOI

Letter of Instruction, written description of specific issues and how to address them

Main Hall

Administrative offices in Camden Hall

Mess

Meals in the Dining Hall

Military Time

A measure of time based on the full 24 hours of the day

On Barracks

Physically being in the barracks

Open Weekend

Students are able to depart campus

Parent Council

Volunteer organization dedicated to our Cadets. They plan birthday parties, decorate campus, hold surprise events, etc...

Pass

Special permission to leave campus (college visits, weekend, town visit)

Planner

A Cadet's issued personal calendar; part of How-to-Study Program

Planner

Hargrave issued daily planner with student rules and regulations, an essential part of the How to Study Program

Platoon

Military organization of squads, lead by a Platoon Leader

President's List

Cadets with all grades B+ (91) or above

PT

Physical Training (calisthenics, runs, workout games)

Quartermaster

Cadet store for uniforms, hygiene items, and Cadet mail room

Redline

Designation for Cadets who are missing school assignments that makes cadets ineligible for passes, athletics, extracurriculars

Reveille

Bugle call used to signal the beginning of the day

SH

Study Hall

Special Weekend

All Cadets are required to be on campus for a special event (Mother's Day weekend, Military Ball weekend)

Squad

Military organization of individuals, lead by a Squad Leader

TAC

Adult who oversees Cadet life

Taps

Traditional end of the day, lights out on barracks

Uniform Of The Day

Required uniform for a specific day

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