Leavenworth High School

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Introducing the Class of 2016

Three hundred and three Leavenworth High School seniors participated in the festivities Saturday night at the 145th Annual Commencement exercises. After a number of recognitions by Dr. Barry, LHS principal, Christina Rogers and Christina Wiley gave speeches to their peers as the top two students in their class. Additionally, Armani Hooks shared words of hope, loss, failure, growth, and perseverance as the Senior Class President. Mason Frasher and Shayla Liggins shared their talent of voice and music with songs performed for their classmates. And, then the names were read and diplomas distributed.

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Senior Honors and Awards Night 2016 - Quite a Celebration

Twenty Scholars of Distinction (GPA above 4.0), thirty-one Top Ten Percent, three AP Scholars, seventy-two Kansas Board of Regents Curriculum Completers, one military academy appointment ($640,000 value), 10 ROTC scholarships, numerous community scholarships,

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Graduation Live Stream Address

CLASS OF 2016 – COMMENCEMENT LIVE STREAM (Saturday, May 21, 2016)

For those wishing to view on-line, a live web stream of Leavenworth High School's Class of 2016 Graduation, held Saturday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m., is available at the following YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/hn37-1SrV8o

Please share as appropriate with any friends, family members and/or alumni who are unable to attend this year's graduation ceremonies in person. Thank you in advance for your interest and support of our graduating senior class.
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LHS Summer Theatre Camp

Summer Theatre Camp offers students in Kindergarten - 7th Grade an opportunity to explore theatre for a week. Camp is sponsored by LHS STELLA. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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Horizon Scholar Gala Students and Teachers Honored

The Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation’s mission is, “Changing Lives…by Expanding Educational Horizons.” One of the programs to that end is the Horizon Scholar Gala. The Board of Directors of the Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to honor students for their academic achievement, teachers for their commitment to excellence, and parents for their continued support. To qualify as a Horizon Scholar, a student must be a senior who has shown outstanding academic performance by achieving a 4.0 or higher GPA. Scholars are honored, along with their most influential teacher from their educational career.

On Wednesday, May 4, at the 12th Annual Horizon Scholar Gala, nineteen seniors and their most influential teacher were celebrated. The 2016 Horizon Scholar Gala honorees are:

Zachary Boal and Justin Bode, teacher
Meagan Brucker and Karen Wolken, teacher
Matilian Cassmeyer and Jennifer Baptista, teacher
Mackenzie Cross and Jennifer Morgan-Beuchat, teacher
Mason Frasher and Judy Rounda, teacher
Catherine Glover and Judy Rumgay, teacher
Shelly Godfrey and 1st SGT Wayne Cogdill, teacher
William Hanlen and Lisa Langland, teacher
Kevin Lee and Ginger Riddle, teacher
Shayla Liggins and Ivonne Mauton, teacher
Jacob Medure and Liz Anstine, teacher
Christina Rogers and Sharon Kuchinski, teacher
Taryn Schoen and Justin Bode, teacher
Julie Shearman and Darcy Romondo, teacher
Sydney Styler and (Ret) MSG Timothy Danuser, teacher
Kalei Terlaje and Karen Miller, teacher
Tatyana Turner and Misti Stevens, teacher
Christina Wiley and Sonia Wiley, teacher
Remington Wilkerson and Justin Bode, teacher
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Parade of Nations Hosted at LHS

Join us on Monday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m., for the Parade of Nations, hosted by the Organization of International Spouses and Sponsors, alongside the LHS Interact Club (for LHS students with the purpose of promoting international understanding), and DECA Club (LHS business/marketing club). This free public event will highlight the clothing styles and customs of the Fort Leavenworth international military students and families. This event has taken place for 10 years, but will now be hosted on the Leavenworth High School Performing Arts Center stage. The annual parade strives to promote awareness of the many cultures represented by the international students attending CGSC and living in our community. This is a great opportunity for the public to see and meet people from around the world.

Examples of displays include the Aesan Gede from Indonesia, which is worn for important occasions. The Romanian dress is traditional clothing, mostly worn in the rural areas, with symbols inspired by nature and mythology. Belize has six different cultures so each area has different traditional clothing.

Over 25 countries will be represented - don't miss this great opportunity to see traditional clothes from around the world and learn more about the people who live there.
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Senior Play - The Fantasticks - Don't Miss It!

Don't miss their last time on the LHS stage! Please join us for The Fantasticks, selected, directed, and performed by Stella's Senior Class. Curtain will be 7:00 p.m., April 29 and 30 at the LHS Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 for everyone. Free admission for retired and active military on Friday, April 29. Come enjoy our amazing talent!
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