Lehman High School (Texas)
|Lehman High School|
|1700 Lehman Road
Kyle, Texas, Hays, 78640
|Motto||Achieving excellence as one with integrity, wisdom and pride|
|School district||Hays Consolidated Independent School District|
|Assistant principals||Marty Martinez
|Color(s)||Silver & Blue|
|Athletics conference||UIL Class AAAAAA|
|Rival||Hays High School|
|Website||Lehman High School|
Lehman High School is a high school in Kyle, Texas. It was established in 2004 and is named after the family of Ted Lehman, a former Hays CISD School Board President, who also donated a parcel of land where the school is located. Lehman's sister school are the Rebels from Jack C. Hays High School. It is a part of the rapidly growing Hays Consolidated Independent School District, or Hays CISD in Hays County just south of Austin, TX.
As the student population of Jack C. Hays High School swelled to over 2400, the need for second high school in Hays CISD became apparent to many community members. In August 2004, Lehman High School campus opened its doors with 960 students in grades 8 through 10. The school has had 3 principals since being open; Elsa Hinojosa (2004–2010), Don Ruisinger (2011–2012), and Michelle Chae (2012–present).
Steve Davis, former head coach at Stephen F. Austin High School, was recruited to build the Lobo Athletic Program. He became the school's first athletic director. Steve Davis was replaced in February 2012 by Todd Raymond, Former Head Coach at McCallum High School in Austin,Texas. Raymond takes over a program that has a 20-40 overall record in six varsity football seasons.
Band Director Joey Lucita was hired as a transfer from Jack C. Hays High School where he was an assistant band director. Since 2004, the marching band has won numerous distinctions. The assistant band directors of the program include, percussion director Christopher Lunsford who joined in 2014, and Johnnie B. Green who joined in 2010, replacing Marvin Housley, who now serves as Head Director at Simon Middle School. Current staff: Joey Lucita (2004-present) Director of Bands Johnnie B. Green (2010-present) Assistant Director/Color Guard Instructor Christopher Lunsford (2014-present) Percussion Director Jacob Gross (2014-present) Assistant Director
Former Staff Members: Marvin Housley (2004-2010) Assistant Director Sergio Ortiz (2009-2010) Color Guard Instructor Mark Mertins (2008-2013) Percussion Director Jordan Garza (2013-2014) Percussion Director Christopher Barrera (2008-2014) Assistant Director
The Lehman High School NJROTC is ran by Lt. Commander John Berry and Master Chief David Farrar. The search for instructors began early in 2007 and later that year the program was available to all students. NJROTC contains Marksmanship, Academic, PT, and Armed and Unarmed drill teams. In 2013 Lehman NJROTC qualified for state and competed at Texas A&M and their highest place was Armed exhibition of 5th place.