Lassiter High School

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Lassiter High School
Faceless Trojan.png
Address
2601 Shallowford Road
Marietta, Georgia 30066
United States
Coordinates 34°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
Type Public high school
Motto Reaching Excellence and Climbing Higher
Established 1981
School district Cobb County School District
Principal Chris Richie
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,150 (2015-2016)
Campus Suburban
Color(s)         
Mascot Faceless Trojan
Rivals Walton High School
Newspaper The Laureate
Yearbook The 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.

Etymology[edit]

The school was named for Leamond N. Lassiter, who was a member of the Cobb County Board of Education for 12 years and contributed to education in Cobb County during his service. Lassiter's grandchildren attended the school, and his great-grandchildren attended in 2008.

Sports and clubs[edit]

Lassiter High School entrance

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] The symphonic band (in 1989 and 1996), orchestra (in 2001 and 2008), and percussion ensemble (in 2005 and 2011) have performed at the Midwest Clinic.[3] The band has also participated in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1999, 2004, and 2010, along with the Tournament of Roses Parade in 1988, 2001, 2005, and 2013. The Lassiter Marching Trojan Band also participated in the King Orange Jamboree Parade in 1986 and 1996. The school's chorus performed with the Atlanta Symphony Musicians in January 2013, as a benefit concert for the chorus program.

Publications[edit]

  • Arête (literary magazine)
  • The Laureate (school newspaper)
  • The Odyssey (yearbook)

Sports[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Lassiter High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Lassiter High School Band: Home". lbba.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  3. ^ 2011 Performers and Concert Programs Archived December 6, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "website". lassiterbaseball.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  5. ^ website
  6. ^ "Lassiter Cheerleading". lassitercheerleading.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  7. ^ website
  8. ^ website
  9. ^ "Lassiter Touchdown Club". Lassiter Touchdown Club. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "website". lassiter.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  11. ^ website Archived August 26, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ website
  13. ^ "Official Home of Lassiter Soccer". Official Home of Lassiter Soccer. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  14. ^ "website". lassiter.org. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  15. ^ website Archived January 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Lassiter Cross Country
  17. ^ website
  18. ^ website
  19. ^ Jeff Clark (September 7, 2007). "The Luchagors Drop a Powerbomb". Stomp and Stammer. Retrieved 2007-10-02. 
  20. ^ "So You Think You Can Dance Winner Melanie Moore Interview : People.com". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

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