The mission statement of the Sylvan - Lucas Unified Junior Senior High School shall be to provide its students with a safe atmosphere, balanced curriculum, and a progressive education that will help the students become active, well - educated, and responsible citizens. Utilizing technology, communications, leadership, and community involvement; the staff will challenge the students to reach their fullest potential and prepare them for . . .
The Sylvan-Lucas Unified Freshman Health class prepared a health fair to show the students at USD 299 the risks involved in alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and dental hygiene. Under the direction of SLUHS instructor, Mr. Cody Flinn, each group developed a project based on the assigned topics of alcohol, drugs, tabacco or dental hygiene and then . . .
SLUHS Math students participated in the 36th Annual Relays held on the Fort Hays State University campus on Thursday, November 13th. Fifty-one schools were represented and 674 participants overall. Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School Math instructor, Mr. Spears, took twelve Mustangs to the event. There were six categories and . . .
In 2010 Russell School District 407 transferred the territory and schools of Lucas and Luray to Sylvan Unified School District 299. Starting with the 2010-2011 school year, USD 299 then established a grade school, grades K-6 in Lucas, called Lucas-Sylvan Unified Elementary, home of the Cougars. Grades 7-12 were housed in the . . .
Three eighth grade students from Sylvan-Lucas Unified school district won the Patriot's Pen contest. First place winner was Rebecca Denholm, second place winner was Kylie Rahmeier and third place winner was Maddisyn Brummer. The topic this year was "Why I Appreciate America's Veterans." The VFW Auxiliary . . .
On Tuesday, November 19th, the SLUHS Scholar's Bowl team traveled to Wilson where they won the Wilson Invitational. The tournament saw the Mustangs defeat Wilson (90-50), Chase (90-0), Natoma (70-40), Lincoln (80-30), and Wilson (70-60). The Mustangs lone loss came to Tescott (40-50). SLUHS was represented by senior, . . .
The Cougar basketball teams traveled to Wilson on Thursday, December 11th, to take on the Wilson Dragons. The boy's B-team won by a score of 18-8. The girl's B-team won by a score of 6-1 in two quarters of action. The Lady Cougars won their A-game 62-5 to remain undefeated on the season. The Cougar boy's . . .
The Mustang basketball teams participated in the Tescott Tournament during the week of December 8-12. The Lady Mustangs won their first game, on Monday, by a score of 45-30. On Tuesday, they defeated Wilson by a score of 62-49. Leading scorers were Courtney Batchman (26) and Gabby Hoard (14). Their final game was . . .