Leavenworth High School

News and Announcements

Award Winning Film, Llama Nation, Coming to LHS

Please join us for this unique viewing experience, of the award winning film, Llama Nation, Saturday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the LHS Performing Arts Center. Llama Nation reveals the unusual and often entertaining world of llama competitions in the U.S. LHS students learned about the film at the recent Omaha Film Festival and were wowed by the talent and generosity of the film makers. This showing at a local high school will be the only one in the country - come and fill the seats, at this fun-for-all-ages llama event.
No cover charge; donations accepted.
Go Pioneers, expanding opportunities for LHS and the Leavenworth community...
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LHS ROTC Successful at Army National Drill Competition

The LHS JROTC Drill Teams were in Louisville, KY over the weekend, competing against the best teams in the nation at the Army National Drill competition. The young Pioneer Guard team performed admirably against fierce competition. The Cavalry Angels had a great meet, placing 5th overall in the nation in Unarmed Drill out of 43 teams. They placed in the top 10 in every event, including a 2nd place finish in Exhibition Drill. Individual standout performances included Katelin Payne and Erica Janasz, who placed 1st and 2nd in the Unarmed Individual Drill Down competition, and Payne and Abigail Overbey combined to win the Unarmed Dual competition. Way to go, Pioneers!
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No School May 2/3

In addition to the scheduled day off on Monday, May 2, there will be no school for students on Tuesday, May 3. This teacher in-service day allows USD 453 to comply with a Kansas State
Department of Education requirement (received after the start of the current school year) that all school districts in the state provide teaching staff to assist with grading of state assessments. May 4 will remain as a Late Start Day to ensure wrap-up of all state assessment grading compliance and allow for pre-scheduled professional development opportunities. Thank you for your cooperation and flexibility on this matter.
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Summer Driver Education Course Information

Summer Driver Education Course Information -
Pre-Enrollment: April 1 - 21, 2016 (see Mrs. Dixon in the Main Office)
Mass Enrollment: April 21, 2016 at 2:55 p.m. in the LHS Library (Mandatory; pay fees, eye test)
Cost of Course: $200 In-district students, $275 Out-of-district students
3 Sessions: Monday-Friday, June 1-21, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Monday-Friday, July 5-25, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Please see the attached flyer for more information. Contact Mrs. Dixon at (913) 684-1550 for more information.
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Girls Basketball State Run Game Update

Hey, Pioneer fans - our girls basketball team won the first round of Sub-state! They play in the Championship Sub-state game tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. at Shawnee Heights High School. Come out and support our girls as they go for a 3-peat! Go Pioneers!
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FAFSA Night Offered - Assistance in Completing the Application

LHS Seniors, need help filling out the FAFSA? Attend a session hosted by KCKCC for assistance in completing the FAFSA application. Please see the attached flyer for details. Additionally, you may visit https://youtu.be/lLi0q7hkFns for assistance in securing your FSA ID. Please contact the LHS Guidance Office with any questions.
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Stella Presents - Our Town

The Leavenworth High School Theatre is proud to announce their upcoming production, Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, March 4 and 5th, 2016 at 7 PM in the Leavenworth High School Performing Arts Center. This classic play has been given a new twist by Stella- the Leavenworth High School Theatre Department. The story about life in Grover's Corner will be performed in sepia tone; it will be rather like watching an old West picture comes to life. The technical crews in lighting, makeup, set, sound, and costuming are excited about this new challenge.

Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for students. Veterans and active military will receive complimentary admission. Stella will be selling home baked goods and beverages during admission with all proceeds going to help cover lands costs for students attending the Omaha Film Festival and Student Film Academy in March.
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"Becoming an LHS Pioneer - Transition Night 2016"

Incoming Leavenworth High School students (8th grade Warren, Patton, St. Paul, other interested students) - please join us for the "Becoming an LHS Pioneer - Transition Night 2016" event on Tuesday, March 1 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (please arrive at 6:00 p.m. for registration). The event will begin in the LHS Auditorium, then move to the Small Gym. Learn about course offerings, student involvement opportunities, academic success, and more! This event will be a great experience prior to pre-enrollment.
The partnership between home and school is extremely important at LHS - start early...be successful! Go Pioneers...
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LHS Stella to Host Dear America, Letters Home from Vietnam

LHS Stella will present Dear America, Letters Home from Vietnam on at 7:00 PM, February 18-20, 2016 at the Leavenworth High School Performing Arts Center. To honor those who serve both active military and veterans, will receive free admission February 18 and 19, with parents of the cast and crew free on Saturday evening. Regular cost of admission is $5 for adults and $4 for students. Half of all proceeds from the show will go to help our local veteran organizations fund assistance programs for those who have served.
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