LASA Raptor's News

First Place in 2024 National Chinese Speech Award

We are proud to announce that Richard Wang has won first place in the prestigious 2024 National Chinese Speech Award in the High School Heritage Category. His victory highlights his exceptional linguistic skills and unwavering dedication. Congratulations,

2023-2024 CLASS Chinese National Essay Contest, Talent Contest and Poster Contest

Chinese students participated in this school year's national essay contest, talent contest, and poster contest sponsored by the  Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS) and have won these prestigious awards.

National Chinese Expo Student Work Contest Winners

LASA Chinese students recently showcased their exceptional talent at the National Chinese Expo Student Work Contest, sponsored by the American Academy of International Culture and E

Newspaper Earns Top Honors

Congrats to the editors and staff of The Liberator - celebrating 50 years of student journalism! They have been recognized by the Texas Assocation of Journalism Educators as among the Best in Texas!

It’s a Sweep for Raptor Tennis

Congrats to LASA Varsity Tennis on sweeping Districts Friday! All of our competitors are advancing to Regionals in College Station May 8-9. William Gu-  gold boys singles Mahir Vallabhaneni- silver boys singles Esme Barker- gold girls singles

​​​​​​​Heller Awards

Congratulations to the musical theater students who were invited to participate in the Heller Awards for Young Artists ceremony at the Long Center.  Ruby Venkatesh, Zach Ellington, Juliet Auby and John Golby. 

Rowing Raptors

Congratulations to the LASA students on the rowing team, whose varsity women’s team, with LASA Seniors Marin Maycotte and Samantha Morse, last week won the Texas State Championship in the premier event, the women’s 8, with a winning time of 6:50.9  Woo-hoo!!

FBLA Dominates at State

April 10-12, FBLA went to Galveston to compete in the FBLA State Championship (State Leadership Conference). We had a fantastic showing with an astounding 55 students who placed high enough at State to qualify for Nationals in Orlando this summer! Please congratulate the following students:

Track and Field Ends Season Strong

  What a great showing at districts, area, and regionals this season!

Raptor Softball Repeat as District Champs & All-District Award Recipients

LASA softball is back to back district champs for the first time in program history! After going 13-1 this season, LASA came out on top! Rose Harrelson ('26) had a dominant pitching season with 87 district strikeouts and a 1.30 ERA!

FBLA Wins Big at State!

LASA sent 89 students to state business competitions, with 55 students qualifying for nationals. Of the 55 students, 9 placed first, 23 placed second, 10 placed third, and 13 placed fourth.

The LASA Debate Team are State Champions! 

LASA BD (Eleanor Barrett and Jack Dollinger) and LASA BS (Christian Bohmer and Anita Sosa) closed out the final round of the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) State Championship.