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 . . .
On Thursday, October 16th, the sophomore English class visited the Willa Cather Foundation in Red Cloud, Nebraska. This is an annual trip that SLUHS English teacher, Mrs. Haring, takes her class to after they read the novel My Antonia , written by Willa Cather in 1918. The students gain a greater appreciation for Mrs. . . .
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 . . .
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 Lucas-Sylvan Unified Junior High Volleyball team wrapped up their season Monday, October 20th, by winning the Twin Lakes League touranment championship. The Lady Cougars advanced out of pool play by defeating Tescott and Paradise to advance to bracket play. In the semi-finals the Cougars defeated Chase in two sets. In . . .