Lassiter High School

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Lassiter High School
Faceless Trojan.png
Address
2601 Shallowford Road

,
30066

Coordinates34°02′27″N 84°28′19″W / 34.04088°N 84.47189°W / 34.04088; -84.47189Coordinates: 34°02′27″N 84°28′19″W / 34.04088°N 84.47189°W / 34.04088; -84.47189
Information
TypePublic high school
MottoReaching Excellence and Climbing Higher
Established1981
School districtCobb County School District
PrincipalChris Richie
Teaching staff117.50 (on a FTE basis)
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,150 (2015-2016)
Student to teacher ratio18.52
CampusSuburban
Color(s)        
NicknameTrojans
RivalWalton High School
PublicationArête (literary magazine)
NewspaperThe Laureate
YearbookThe Odyssey
Website
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Lassiter High School is a public high school located north of Atlanta in Marietta, Georgia, United States, in the Cobb County School District. The school was founded in 1981. The school colors are gold and maroon, and the school mascot is the Faceless Trojan.

History[edit]

Lassiter High School was established in 1981. It was awarded the Georgia Public School of Excellence award in 1992, 1999, 2008, and 2010. In 2000, it was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

The school was named for Leamond N. Lassiter, who was a member of the Cobb County Board of Education for 12 years.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 2,176 students enrolled in 2015–2016 was:

  • Male - 50.1%
  • Female - 49.9%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.1%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 5.8%
  • Black - 9.5%
  • Hispanic - 7.4%
  • White - 74.3%
  • Multiracial - 2.9%

8.5% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[1]

Sports and clubs[edit]

The school's first team state championship was in girls' cross country, won in fall 1982. More recently, the baseball team has been the state runner-up seven times in their nine appearances in the state finals. The boys' soccer team was ranked first in the nation during the beginning of the spring season.

Music[edit]

The Lassiter Marching Trojan Band won the Bands of America Grand National Championships in 1998 and 2002.[2] In 2019, the marching band performed in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year's Day.

Sports[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Lassiter High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Lassiter High School Band: Home". lbba.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  3. ^ "website". lassiterbaseball.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  4. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1999-2000" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  5. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2006-2007" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  6. ^ website
  7. ^ "Lassiter Cheerleading". lassitercheerleading.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  8. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1997-1998" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  9. ^ website Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1989-1990" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  11. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1983-1984" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  12. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1984-1985" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  13. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1985-1986" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  14. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1987-1988" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  15. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1988-1989" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  16. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1994-1995" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  17. ^ website Archived 2007-07-26 at the Wayback Machine
  18. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2008-2009" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Lassiter Touchdown Club". Lassiter Touchdown Club. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  20. ^ "website". lassiter.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  21. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2001-2002" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  22. ^ website Archived August 26, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  23. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2010-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  24. ^ website Archived 2013-09-14 at the Wayback Machine
  25. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2006-2007" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  26. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2017-2018" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  27. ^ "Official Home of Lassiter Soccer". Official Home of Lassiter Soccer. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  28. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1996-1997" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  29. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2016-2017" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  30. ^ "website". lassiter.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  31. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2008-2009" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  32. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2009-2010" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  33. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2010-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  34. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2011-2012" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  35. ^ website Archived January 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  36. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 1996-1997" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  37. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2005-2006" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  38. ^ Lassiter Cross Country Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  39. ^ Georgia High School Association. "Georgia High School Association Constitution and Bylaws 2010-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  40. ^ website
  41. ^ website Archived 2010-05-13 at the Wayback Machine
  42. ^ Jeff Clark (September 7, 2007). "The Luchagors Drop a Powerbomb". Stomp and Stammer. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
  43. ^ "So You Think You Can Dance Winner Melanie Moore Interview : People.com". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 3 July 2015.

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