Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School will celebrate Sweetheart 2016 on Friday, February 5th. Queen candidate this year are Greta Wehrman, December Gier and Bayleigh Broeckelman. King candidates are Kalieb Garcia, Steven Lawson and RJ Haberer. Crowing will occur after the home varsity basketball contests versus Thunder Ridge. The dance will take place after the crowning and end at midnight.
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Sylvan-Lucas Unified Schools hosted the Lincoln County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, January 27th. The Lincoln County Spelling Bee Winner was Kaylee Babcock an 6th grader from Lincoln Elementary and Paige Ringler an 8th grader from Sylvan-Lucas Unified Jr./Sr. High School was runner up.
Lincoln and Sylvan schools had 30 participants with 15 from each school. The fifteen students were made up of 5--6th, 5--7th, 5--8th graders. Winning at the county level qualifies Kaylee for the state spelling bee which is being held on Sat., Mar. 5th at Fort Hays State University, starting at 9 a.m.
On Saturday, December 5, 2015, students from Lucas-Sylvan Elementary and Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School performed at the Kansas Music Educator’s Convention at Fort Hays State University. The Elementary Honor Choir and the High School Northwest District Honor Choir, Honor Band and the Honor Orchestra performed in concert that afternoon at the Beach/Schmidt Auditorium, on the campus of Fort Hays State University.
Representing Lucas-Sylvan Elementary School in the Honor Choir are Dayton Couse, Hunter Hulse, William Dohe, Brooke Wehrman, Jaina White, McKelle Hurlbut and alternate Katlyn Homewood.
J.C. Huehl tried out for the Northwest District Orchestra and will perform with this group in the violin section. J.C is a freshman and takes lessons from Michael Harbaugh, the string teacher in Beloit Junior-Senior High School.
Jessica Winckler, a senior at Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School, tried out for the Northwest District Band and will be playing her clarinet. She will also be receiving her four-year participation award at the concert. Dharma Couse successfully made the bass clarinet section with her tryout for the District Band. Dharma is a freshman at SLUHS.
Representing the Sylvan-Lucas High School in the District Honor Choir, after their live auditions, are Courtney Batchman, December Gier, Brody Schofield, Yasmin Etienne and Bailey Evans. Courtney Batchman will also be receiving her four-year participation award at the concert. She is a senior at SLUHS.