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 . . .
On Wednesday, October 8th, the Kansas Alumni Foundation held their annual Kansas Honors Program at the Salina Country Club to recognize area Senior Scholars. Students were honored from Ellsworth, Lincoln and Saline counties. The evening included a keynote address from forner NASA Astronaut and current KU professor of Physics and . . .
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 . . .
The SLUHS Scholar's Bowl team traveled to Chase on Thursday, October 23rd, to participate in their invitational tournament. The tournament featured a round robin format the saw the Mustangs defeat Lincoln (80-30), Central Plains (60-30), Chase-2 (60-50), Lyons (40-30), and Otis-Bison (60-35). The Mustangs lost to Little . . .
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 . . .
The Sylvan-Lucas Unified Volleyball team is headed to the State Tournament! The Lady Mustangs hosted the Sub-State on Saturday, October 25th. After receiving a bye in the quarterfinals, they faced off against Hutchinson-Central Christian in the semifinals. The Lady Mustangs defeated Central Christian in two matches (25-23, . . .