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 High School Speech team traveled to Lincoln on Monday, March 30th, to participate in the NPL Speech Tournament. The Mustangs brought home many individual league titles including Brianna Steinle (Prose), Payton Zweifel (Poetry), Tim Schulteis (Improvised Duet Acting), John Augustine (Informative Speaking & . . .
On Saturday, March 28, 2015, music students from Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School attended the Regional Music Contest for Solos and Small Ensembles, held at Cloud County Junior College in Concordia, Kansas. The students began performances at 8:00 a.m. and finished at 5:00 p.m. A one rating at this festival was needed to . . .
The Executive Board of the Kansas State High School Activities Association authorized creation of a special award recognizing the values inherent in participation in high school sports beyond winning and losing. The award is officially known as the "KSHSAA Spirit of Sport Award". In announcing the program, KSHSAA . . .
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 . . .
The Sylvan-Lucas Senior class recently had the opportunity to go to the Capitol building in Topeka as part of their Government class. A 13 year restoration process was recently completed at the Capitol leaving an absolutely beautiful building to visit. While at the Capitol the class took both Historic tour and the Dome tour, walking 296 . . .
On Friday, March 27th, the SLUHS weightlifting students traveled to Wilson to participate in the NPL Powerlifting meet. On the girls side, Junior Courtney Batchman brought home a 1st place finish in squat and clean and a 2nd place finish in bench press. Overall, Courtney won her weight class. Freshman, Aleah Wehrman won . . .