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Lansingburgh High School

Lansingburgh High School is one of four schools in the Lansingburgh Central School District. Comprising grades 9-12, Lansingburgh High School houses approximately 790 students and employs approximately 85 professional and support staff. Lansingburgh High School is rated as a school in good standing under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. More than 90 percent of Lansingburgh graduates attend two- and four-year colleges.

  • 320 Seventh Avenue
  • Troy, NY 12182
  • (518) 233-6806
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Developments at Lansingburgh High School


Lock Down Drill Scheduled for Week of April 7th

During the week of April 7th we will be practicing our lock down drill.  The Troy Police Department and the Rennselaer County Sheriff's Department will be working with Knickerbacker Middle School and Lansingburgh High School to create a lock down simulation for staff and students.  Students and staff will not know the time or day that the drill will be executed.  The drill will last approximately thirty minutes.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the main offices of KMS or LHS.

Lansingburgh High School Prom Information

This year's prom will take place at The Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, NY.  The Prom is Saturday, May 10th from 7:00pm-11:00pm

This is a busy time of year.  You should have received a letter to keep you up-to-date on all the important prom events.   With April break coming fast, we don’t want these dates to slip your mind.

Please click here to view the 2014 Prom Information Letter

LHS Class of 2014 Top Ten Announced

Congratulations to the Lansingburgh High School Class of 2014 Top Ten Students. These students were honored last week during the daily announcements. They are commended for their dedication to their academics and to the school community.

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Valedictorian-Alexandra Yattaw (left) & Salutatoria-Rachel Truland (right)

Alexandra Yattaw Rachel Truland
Evan Barker Katherine Barker
Caitlin Zautner Jordan Strube
Ashley Daniel Kellie Jordan
Noah Cipperly Katelyn Palermo

Please visit the Top 10 of 2014 Page for pictures and biographies of the students.

Lansingburgh High School Students Celebrate Pi Day

March 14 (3.14) is considered Pi Day in the math world .  Mrs Strube's geometry classes brought in canned goods to use in an experiment to discover the value of Pi by measuring circumference and dividing by the diameter.  The canned goods will be donated to the local food pantry called Provisions to help families in need.

Why Try! is a New Program to help Lansingburgh Academy Students Achieve Academic Success

Every Wednesday after school, Leesa Crawford-Young, MS, (HS Guidance Counselor) and Teresa D’Arcangelis, LMSW, (Student Assistance Counselor) have invited students to participate in a group to help him/her  become more successful in school, and to help gain insight into how to deal with daily challenges in life.  The program helps young people answer the question, “Why try in life?” when they are frustrated, confused, or angry with life’s pressures and challenges. The Why Try program teaches students that trying hard in life and putting effort into challenges at home, school, and with peers is worth the effort. Interactive lessons will focus on vital social and emotional coping skills necessary to make good decisions that foster achievement, opportunity, freedom and self respect in life.

Poetry Out Loud Update

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On February 10th Serena Gates and Brandon Macey took part in the Poetry Out Loud Capital Region championship at SUNY Cobleskill. Twenty students from 11 local schools took part in the recitation contest with each competitor performing two poems. In the end two State finalists were crowned and will head to the State finals on March 4th in Troy. Although Serena and Brandon did not make it through to the next round, they both represented our school well and look forward to improving upon their performances for next year.

Poetry Out Loud Competition

This month Mrs. Fazziola & Mr. Rickert's AP classes took part in a Poetry Out Loud recitation contest. Each student was asked to memorize and perform a poem in-class.

Class champions were:

Evan Barker (12th), Nick Bondi (12th), Meghan Connally (12th), Serena Gates (9th), Brandon Macey (11th), Shiann Ratigan (11th), Rachely Sanchez (9th), and Call Sopko (11th).

A school-wide competition was held on January 23rd and Serena Gates and Brandon Macey were crowned Co-Champions. They will represent Lansingburgh at the Poetry Out Loud regional championships on February 10th at SUNY-Cobleskill. Congratulations to all who participated.

LHS Student Mike Miller named Scholar Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Michael Miller, Lansingburgh High School Student who was named Time Warner Cable's Scholar Athlete of the Week. This is a great accomplishment!

Click Here to View the Clip from Time Warner Cable

January 2014 Regents Exam Schedule

Please click here for the January 2014 Exam Schedule (PDF)

Lansingburgh High School Music Department News


Honored Lansingburgh Musicians


Iain Bopp and Adam Fredette were chosen to participate in this year's Area All State Music Festival. Iain sang tenor in the Chorus and Adam played trombone in the Band. The festival took place in Saratoga Springs in November.

Alyssa Smith was chosen to participate in this years' Melodies of Christmas which took place at Proctor's Theater in December. The concert aired on TV Channel 6 on Christmas Eve and Day. 

Congratulations to our musicians who have worked very hard in order to participate in these events.

Soundwaves Takes the Holiday Spirit into the Community


The Lansingburgh Soundwaves (Show Choir) performed holiday music at various places on December 16th. They started the performances at the Empire State Plaza and then traveled to Diamond Hill in Lansingburgh for an afternoon performance. Their next stop was Diamond Ridge. Diamond Hill and Diamond Ridge are familiar stops for The Soundwaves who often perform at these venues in December and May.

Holiday Food Drive a Great Success!

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Thanks to generosity of students, staff and the help from student council, we were able to provide over 100 meals to our families in KMS and LHS.

Thank you to Jeff Pasinella and Mark Smith for delivering so many meals and for your efforts to keep this tradition going!

National Honor Society Adopt a Family

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National Honor Society adopted a family of four and packed the trunk of my car with beautifully wrapped gifts to deliver.  Special thanks to Mr. Glenn for overseeing the whole operation! The family was EXTREMELY appreciative. 

Freshman Academy News

On Tuesday, November 26th, Team Mohawk of the Lansingburgh High School Freshman Academy celebrated with a pizza party for all of their students who passed every class in the first marking period. The party was put on by the Team Mohawk teachers along with donations from Patricelli's Deli in Troy, the Lansingburgh High School Cafeteria, and the following faculty members:

Lauri Kent
Rebecca McGrouty
Karen Porpeglia
Darleen Sampson
Traci Spaulding
Christine Strube
Jenna Tyler

Congratulations to the students and keep up the good work! (posted 11/25/13)

Student of the Marking Period

Lansingburgh High School is pleased to announce the Students of the Marking Period for Marking Period 1 of the 2013-2014

Click Here for the complete list of students

Lansingburgh Book Club News

Lansingburgh Book Club held its inaugural meeting November 20th for the novel The Book of Joe by Jonathan Tropper. Ten faculty and community members met and shared their thoughts on the read. Future meeting is planned for January, interested persons should contact Andrew Rickert at for information.

Mr. Rickert's 9th Grade ELA writes Six Word Memoirs

Please click here to view the Six Word Memoir video in Animoto
(inspired by Smith Magazine)

Lansingburgh High School Business Department Awarded another Grant

The LHS Business Department is proud to announce that they have received another grant. This grant is for 120 licenses per day to the USA Today newspaper. Access to the Newspaper is free until May 27, 2014. We will be able to access the news on our 30 new tablet computers thanks to the last grant received from Discover Card. (posted 9/6/13)

Lansingburgh High School's new Freshman Academy featured in the Times Union

Click Here for the Times Union Feature (posted 9/4/13)

OPT OUT Permission to Use Student Photographs

Lansingburgh Central School District may, at times, use photographs, photographic images, names, audio recordings, and/or video recordings of students for purposes of general publicity and/or student recruitment in publications, public relations, promotions, publicity and advertising. Should a parent or guardian NOT want their student to be photographed or recorded, please view and sign the Lansingburgh CSD OPT OUT Permission to Use Student Photographs form and return it to your students principal. For a copy of the form please click here.

Student Information Emergency Card

Military Parent Consent Form for release of Student Information

Lunch Application for 2013-2014

College Transcripts for HVCC or SUNY Albany Courses

Notice to Students enrolled in College in the High School classes through HVCC or SUNY Albany: At the conclusion of the College in the High School course, if you wish the college transcript (different from the high school transcript) to be forwarded to your post secondary college, you must request a college transcript through the college.

Information on requesting transcripts can be found at the links below. Please contact the Lansingburgh guidance department if you have any questions.

Change in Contact Information?

If there is a change in your work, cell, or home phone number, please remember to notify the LHS main office at 233-6806. This information is kept on your student's emergency card and in school records. Keeping this information current ensures you may be reached if needed.