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New Thespian Officers Elected

June 1, 2010


Filed under Club Notes

  At the most recent Thespian meeting, on May 27th, new officers were elected for the 2010-2011 school year. Replacing Safaa Hansen as President is Hailey Suggs, senior, and taking over her role as Vice-President is Harley Roberts, senior. Assisting them will be Kendall Sharp, senior, as secretary,...

Meet the New Drum Majors

June 1, 2010


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By Lauren Smith   This past Saturday evening was the annual band banquet, at which the leadership team for next year was announced. Teaming up with veteran, Kelsey Blanscet, are Hanne Keiling and Hunter Green. All three drum majors have been in band since their freshman year and are very excited...

FFA students participate in leadership conference

November 20, 2009


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   On Nov. 14, 2009 member of Leander FFA competed at the Centex District Leadership Development Event held in Austin at Lanier High School. This group of kids brought home several awards: Fallon Gordy – 3rd Senior Creed Speaking Heather Richter, Fallon Gordy, Danielle Mason, Kyntra Yates – ...

AP and IB: What’s the Difference

October 6, 2009


Filed under Careers & Academics, Features

By Emma Berkel At Leander the students have a variety of courses to choose from, a number of which fall under either Advanced Placement (AP) standard or International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. Both AP and IB courses are recognized as advanced and allow a student to earn college credit as well ...

Theatre Department’s Senior Directed Shows

May 20, 2009


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v  By Evia Zack Leander Theatre Department is proud to present their Senior Directed Shows on May 27th and 28th at 7:00 pm in the Drama Studio. Ticket prices are $5 and proceeds go to support theatre scholarships and Thespian Nationals. Come and support the four very talented senior directors and their casts ...

Student council elections

April 22, 2009


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   It’s that time of year again. Student council will soon be holding elections for the 2009-2010 school year. Anyone interested should pick up an application outside of Ms. Queen’s room 811. Anyone interested in running for an overall office needs to have at least 4 points from this year and ...

Dodge ball is a success

April 22, 2009


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   Student Council held the annual dodge ball tournament this past Monday, April 20. With many participants as well as spectators Student Council was able to raise over $600. All of this money will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Thanks to all that helped make this event a success....

Dodgeball sign ups start today

April 6, 2009


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   Student Council will be hosting the annual dodgeball tournament Monday, April 20 at 6:30pm in the middle gym. A table will be at all lunches for students and faculty to sign up in teams of 6. It will cost $5 per player and sign up deadline is April 15. For those who are interested in just coming to...

Theatre Department hosts Rock Band tournament fundraiser

February 12, 2009


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v  By Evia Zack    Leander Theatre Department is hosting a Rock Band tournament on Saturday, February 21st, at 6:00 p.m. in the PAC. For a four-person band, the entry cost is $20, or $5 per person, and sign ups are in the Commons during lunches. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.    The t...

HOSA students advance to state

February 2, 2009


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   District competition for HOSA students was held at Aikins High School, Austin, on Jan. 23 and 24.  Students competed in a wide range of skills tests and competitions.  Six LHS students placed and are advancing to state competition to be held in McAllen, TX on April 2-4.    Congratulations to M...

Cheerleaders sponsor Sadie Hawkins dance

January 30, 2009


Filed under Club Notes

   On Feb. 7, 2009, LHS cheerleaders are hosting a Sadie Hawkins dance in the Commons. The dance will start at 8:00 p.m. and end at 12:00 a.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.    A Sadie Hawkins dance means that girls get to ask their favorite guys for a date. So get out your be...

Student Council

January 29, 2009


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Attention Teachers: During the Talent Show, hosted on Febrauary 13, 2009, Student Council will be hosting a silent auction. All of the proceeds of the silent auction will be donated to a student who attends Leander High School, who has been diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia. If you would like to donate...

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