Lakota West would like to congratulate Surabhi Tewari for earning the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT.
On average, less than one-tenth of one percent of all test takers earn the top score. Among ACT-tested US high school graduates in the class of 2012, only 781 out of more than 1.66 million students earned a composite score of 36.
Nineteen West Freshman French I students earned national recognition from the National French Contest taken this past March. Félicitations!!
Top 10 nationally:
Award recognition for high scores:
Lakota West High School is now accepting applications for student parking for the 2013-14 school year.
Completed applications must be returned to Mrs. Williams in Student Services Annex by May 24, 2013. Any application turned in late will be put on the waiting list.
Please see the attached application for more information:
Please click on the links below for the 2013 Summer Assignments:
Art students and their parents at Lakota West High School had the unique opportunity to hear presentations by artist and illustrator, CF Payne. Payne is world renowned for his art illustrations; some of which have graced the covers of Rolling Stone Magazine, Time Magazine and Reader’s Digest. Payne has also illustrated numerous children’s books for authors such as Mark Kelly, the astronaut husband of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, and actor John Lithgow.
Samples of his work can be viewed at www.cfpayne.com.
Payne spoke with the students about the history of art and illustration, as well as the role that art plays in their lives. Students in the AP Drawing class were able to speak with CF Payne and hear his critique their work.
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|Junior Kristian Engel poses with CF Payne after getting him to autograph a print of Payne’s||
Senior Abby Koch hears a critique of her AP Drawing work.
Mrs. Kessler and AP Drawing seniors pose with Mr. Payne.