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Congratulations to Lyons High School students and staff! They have been recently recognized as the 15th best public high school in the state of Kansas in the 2015 Niche Rankings.
According to the Niche website, “Best Public High Schools ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly.” Founded in 2002 by Carnegie Mellon University students, the site reports it has grown into on the largest content startups in the country. By providing reviews and insight from everyday experts, they make choosing a neighborhood, college, or K-12 school a more transparent process. The organization included Academics, Health & Safety, Student Culture & Diversity, Teachers, Resources & Facilities, Survey Responses, Extracurriculars & Activities, Sports & Fitness, Graduation rate, State Assessment Results, etc. for ranking consideration.
LHS Presents Willy Wonka
Lyons High School will be presenting Willy Wonka on Friday November 14th and Saturday November 15th. Staring as Willy Wonka Senior Jake Buckman will take us on a wild ride through chocolate rivers, crazy squirrels, and bratty kids. The story, written by Roald Dahl, revolves around Wonka looking for someone to replace him at the mystical factory. He sends out 5 golden tickets for five lucky children to find all over the world. The lucky ticket winners Augustus Gloop played by Spencer Head, Violet Beauregarde played by December Taverner, Veruca Salt played by Cassidy Troyer, Mike Teavee played by Matthew Konda and Charlie Bucket played by Nathan Robl get to spend the day at Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.
The performances on Friday and Saturday will both begin at 7:00 PM in the LHS auditorium. The cost of admission is $6.00 for Adults, Children: one child admitted free with a paying adult or $3:00 per child.
During intermission enjoy a dessert bar in the cafeteria. Free will donation will be accepted.
Josten's will be here November 19th, 8:00am, to deliver class rings. If you still owe money on your ring, you must pay with cash, online or a money order. If you would like to order a ring, you may do so on the 19th.
Check It Out! The latest video from the Video Production Class.
Trejo Runs at State Meet
Congratulations to Samantha Trejo! She ran a fantastic race Friday, October 31st at the state meet in Lawrence. "You made this old coach proud" said coach Dumler of Trejo's run. "She improved her time and place from last year." Samantha ran 16:28-47 seconds better than last year and 14th place-6 better than last year. Samantha placed 5th at Cross Country Regionals at Cimarron and qualified for the second year to compete at State Cross Country. She ran 5th this year to get to the state meet. Deniesse Rodriquez was one, yes one spot away from qualifying as an individual as well. "Can't wait till next year with these guys." said coach Dumler.
Check it out! Presentations from the LHS Video Production Class on our LIONS In Lyons Day with a large contribution from Mrs. Folck and her Art students. Great job students!
Congratulations to Lauren Barker, Spencer Head, Matthew Konda, Brenna McClure, and Abby Miller, Rachel Minix, Kayla Reid. They attended the KU Honors Banquet. The invitation only event was held at the Holiday Manor Center in McPherson on Wednesday, September 24th. These selected students were honored by the University of Kansas for their outstanding academic achievement. To be recognized, students must be in the top 10 percent of your high school class.
Congratulations on this outstanding achievement!!
STUCO officers and class representatives for 2014-2015:
President - Lauren Barker
Vice President - Matthew Konda
Secretary - Kayla Reid
Treasurer - Megan Duntz
Class Rep - Seniors: Abbie Miller, Beth Miller, Rachel Minix, and Jonathan Ortiz
Class Rep - Juniors: Stephanie Gomez, Jadyn Snyder, Mallory Vesper, and Jessica Winford
Class Rep - Sophomores: Tyler Edwards, Lesly Jaime, GiGi Mendez, and Jessikah Smith
Class Rep - Freshmen: Kassidy Clarke, Bailey Hollinger, Tayla Link, and Manuel Moreno
The Student Council advisor is Zack Vogel
Thank you for your commitment to LHS!