State KMEA and Four Year Participation Award
The Sylvan-Lucas Unified Music Department is proud to recognize some very fine musicians on their very exemplary accomplishments. William Dohe, a senior at Sylvan-Lucas and the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Dohe, received his 4-year participation award at the Northwest District KMEA Honor Choir Concert on Saturday, December 11, at Beach Schmidt Auditorium, on the Fort Hays State University campus. William has been a member of the high school choir all four years of high school and was selected, by audition, to four consecutive years in the District Honor Choir. William also will represent Sylvan-Lucas at the "Real Men Sing" men's choir clinic at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas in May.
Sylvan Unified Schools
Board Members Leading for Success
Northwest District KMEA
The second Northwest District Mini-Convention will be held on the campus of Fort Hays State University on Saturday, December 11, 2021. There will be two featured concerts at the convention. The first concert is performed by the Elementary Honor Choir at 12:30 in Beach/Schmidt Auditorium. The second concert will feature the High School Honor Band and Honor Choir. This concert will also be held in Beach/Schmidt Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. The cost for both concerts is $5.00 and people who want to attend both need to get stamped at the first concert in order to not repay at the second concert. This year the High School Honor Band and Honor Choir will perform, together, the "Over the Rainbow," which was written specifically for the Northwest District KMEA.
"All Shook Up"
Honor Roll for 1st Semester
2021-2022 is Announced
Lucas Sylvan Unified Elementary School
1st Quarter Honor Roll
4.0 GPA HONOR ROLL
3.5 – 3.99 GPA HONOR ROLL
JH KMEA HONOR CHOIR & BAND
USD 299 Performing Arts Recognized by KSHSAA
Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School has been chosen as one of 36 high schools in Kansas to receive recognition as a 2021 Performing Arts School of Excellence by the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA).
A selection committee was formed from the following associations: Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA), Kansas Speech Communication Association (KSCA) and the Kansas Thespians. Leaders from these three associations along with the KSHSAA staff collaborated to discuss numerous high schools that scored exceptionally high in debate, speech, music and theater during the 2020-21 school year. The committee and the KSHSAA chose one winner, five finalists and 30 commended schools from across our great state. All 36 schools will be recognized with a certificate from the KSHSAA in September.
Winner: Pittsburg High School
Finalists: Lawrence-Free State High School, McPherson High School, Olathe East High School, Paola High School, Shawnee Mission-Bishop Miege High School
Commended: De Soto High School, Ellinwood High School, Fort Scott High School, Garden City High School, Greensburg-Kiowa County High School, Kansas City-Sumner Academy, Lansing High School, Lawrence High School, Louisburg High School, Maize High School, Moundridge High School, Norton Community High School, Olathe South High School, Overland Park-Blue Valley High School, Overland Park-Blue Valley North High School, Overland Park-Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park-Blue Valley Southwest High School, Phillipsburg High School, RosaliaFlinthills High School, Salina-Sacred Heart High School, Salina-South High School, Silver Lake High School, St. George-Rock Creek High School, Sterling High School, Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School, Tecumseh-Shawnee Heights High School, Tonganoxie High School, Topeka-Hayden High School, Topeka-Washburn Rural High School, WichitaCollegiate High School “The KSHSAA made a commitment to our schools in 2018 to annually recognize outstanding performing arts schools in the State of Kansas. This award is a wonderful testimony to our schools’ professionalism and efforts with our amazing students. These schools really stepped up and made the most of our virtual championships and festivals,” said Craig Manteuffel, KSHSAA. “It is very difficult to thrive in all categories of the performing arts and we are so proud to honor these 36 schools in 2021-22.”