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Baseball News

Loudon Goes to State
by Loudon News-Hearld

With one down and the bases loaded, Cody Townson stepped to the plate for the Loudon Redskins on Friday in the bottom of the 11th inning at Loudon High School’s Bill Thompson Field.

Townson needed only to avoid a double play for the Redskins to pick up the 3-2 win against the Chattanooga Christian Chargers with the speedy Jesse Smallen on third base. read more...


Summer Reading

Summer Reading Information 2015

Below are the general rules and lists of books for all LHS grade levels. Click on the link below to download a complete 6 page copy of the directions for the summer reading assignment for your student. English 1 students list varies from the other grades. If you have any questions email Mr. Carter Haun at haunc@loudoncounty.org.

- English 1 Summer Reading Assignment Form PDF
- English 2, 3 and 4 Reading Assignment Form PDF

English 1 Book List 2015


English II, III and IV Book List

Abby Hamilton

LHS Wins Distinguished Young Women's Event

Saturday night, (2) of our young ladies, Abby Hamilton and Cheyenne Johnson represented their school and their community at the Distinguished Young Women Event.  They represented themselves, their school, and their community in a first class effort! Abby won, and Cheyenne was runner up!  Congratulations.



Graphic Arts Animation Graphics

Click Here to see animations and morphs made by beginner design students.

Talent Show
Talent show winners: 3rd: Kaitlynn Wampler, 2nd: Michael Reagan, and 1st: Samantha Gianquitti

This year saw a talented turn out for the Annual LHS Talent Show. Third place went to Kaitlynn Wampler, 2nd place went to Michael Reagan and 1st Place goes to Samantha Gianquitti. Students also had a big surprise when the LHS faculty presented a shortened version of the "Thriller" Dance by Michael Jackson as a closing act for the show. Many thanks to our judges, the show hosts Jacob Collier and Hannah Reese and Mrs. Alisa Inman for sponsoring the show.

ACA Certifications

Advanced Photography Students Earn Photoshop Certification

This year the new Advanced Photography Class offered the option of taking the national Adobe Certified Associate certification test in Visual Communications using Photoshop. Four Seniors and one Sophomore passed the test and are now ACA Certified. Congratulations to seniors Peyton Hensley, John O'Neal, Anna Underwood and Lindsey Webb and Sophomore Michael Reagan.

Star Wars Party

May the 4th Be With You!

Zeb Preston and John O'Neal strike a pose to test the Green Screen photo booth for the Star Wars Party at FLMS on May 4th

Before and After sample from the Green Screen Photo booth at the Star Wars Party

Graphic Art Students recently where asked by Steekee Principal Marvin Feezell to organize and run a green screen photo booth at the first Star Wars Party hosted at Ft. Loudon Middle School. The party was held in honor of the national Star Wars day on May 4th. John O'Neal, Zeb Preston and Devin Neuhard worked together to locate photographs, music and video clips for background content. John and Zeb operated the booth that night. They photographed and filmed the students in front of a green screen and later composited the pictures and films together last week. To see the photos from the booth Click on the link below and "May the 4th be with you."

- Star Wars action photos Click Here
- Star Wars party video Click Here

Jedi Master Marvin "Geereek" Feezell, Principal of Steekee Elementary School
Field Trip

Field Trip to UTK

The Loudon High School Agriculture and CDC classes took a field trip on Tuesday to the University of TN to visit the College of Agriculture Sciences & Natural Resources. Students visited the greenhouses, UT gardens, Landscape Architecture classes, Food Science classes, Lindsey Nelson Baseball stadium and Neyland stadium.

Pulsera Project

The Spanish Clubs annual Service Project focuses on helping the needy in other countries. During lunch in the front hallway from April 20 thru 24 the Spanish club will be selling bracelets made by Nicaraguans in which all proceeds go to the people of Nicaragua. You can check the project out at www.pulseraproject.org. You can also see a video by clicking on the image below.

Yearbook News

Pre-ordered yearbooks will be handed out on Tues., April 28

Balfour will be here from 2:00-4:00 on Thursday, April 30th to accept payment for any extra yearbooks. The cost is $80, cash or check made payable to Balfour. We cannot accept payment before this date. Email Mrs. Watson with any questions watsonc@loudoncounty.org

2015 Talent Show

Prom News

Need your makeup done for Prom FREE?!
FREE Prom Makeup application on Sat., April 18th at LHS
Space is limited, so sign up ASAP!
See Ms. Snyder for details and to sign up.
Dance Tryouts

LHS Dance Team Tryouts

April 27th to May 1st from 3:30 - 5:00 pm in the Band Room

If you are interested in trying out for the LHS Dance Team, permission slips can be picked up in Mrs. Correa's Room. The tryouts will be held from Monday, April 27th to May 1st, 3:30 to 5:00pm in the band room.

Parent Teacher Conferences
March 31,2015

*** Guidance will be hosting a "Senior Year Survival" meeting to go over important dates and scholarship information at the conclusion of Parent/Teacher Conferences.
6:30-8:00 in the Auditorium

Choir Auditions

Showcase 2015

Loudon County Fine Arts Showcase 2015

First, second and third place art and photography winners

Many thanks to everyone who supported, organized and attended the county-wide
Art and Music Showcase on March 20, 2015. The event was held at Loudon High
School and there was a lot of beautiful music and art being made during the student
workshops that day. Below are some photos from the event with the winners for the
Art Showcase portion of the event.

Fine Arts Showcase High School Choir directed by Alisa Inman

High School Art & Photography Workshop attendees in Downtown Loudon for the Photo Scavenger Hunt portion of the workshop
with Art Coordinator Tiffany Martin and assistant Kris Peterson

Art Workshop for High School students.
Painting a mural for the Art and
Photography display in the main hallway.  


1st place Art and Photography Winners: Lindsey Webb and Sydney Talnagi
Art Award
Adams Chosen for Art Award

Eddie Rutledge (Pharmacy owner) and artist Courtney Adams
Each year Eddie Ratledge, owner and operator of Mulberry Street Pharmacy, commissions LHS advanced art students to submit original artwork for a art contest. Students create art in their medium of choice based on imagery related to the pharmaceutical industry. This year congratulations go out to Courtney Adams. Her drawing was chosen as the winner. She has received a $100 cash prize for her artwork. You can see her work hanging in the Pharmacy with other past winners. We would also like to thank Eddie for his continued encouragement and support of the arts in Loudon County each year through this contest.
Boy's Scoccer Schedule
LHS Soccer Schedule 2015
(865) 271-7956
Yearbook Winners

Yearbook Fine Art Contest Winners
Sponsored by the LHS Photography Club

The Photography Club would like to thank everyone who submitted Art, Photographs and Poetry for the 3rd Annual Yearbook Fine Arts Competition. The winners for this year are listed below. Their work will be published in the class of 2015's Yearbook. 1st place winners also receive a $10.00 cash prize. To see the winning entries visit the Art Competition Webpage by clicking here.

Raina, Abby, Chris, Faith, Sydney, and Colby (not pictured: Jessica, Lindsey  Caroline)

Photography: 1st: Abby Hamilton, 2nd: Chris Dotson, 3rd: Lindsey Webb
Poetry: 1st: Colby Goodman, 2nd: Jessica Dunker, 3rd: Caroline Waldron
Art: 1st: Raina Nief, 2nd: Sydney Talnagi, 3rd: Faith Jones

Design Challenge

Design Students Create Mobile Device Patterns
by Kris Peterson

First year Digital Art & Design students are learning how to make patterns with repeating hexagon shapes, type and photographs rotated on a central axis. These patterns have been created for use as backgrounds on mobile devices. Please click on the photos or HERE to view all of our designs and download one to use as a background on your mobile phone or pad. If you would like to special order one email Ms. Peterson at petersonk@loudoncounty.org with your request and we will see what we can do for you.

Contest Finalist

National Photo Contest Finalist Chosen from LHS
by Kris Peterson

The Graphic Arts Department is pleased to announce that Hannah Reese has been chosen as a finalist in the Photographers Forum Magazine, National High School Photography Contest sponsored by Nikon. Her photo seen here was chosen out of 17,000 entries nationwide. As a finalist she will be considered for one of the top prizes in the competition as well as being published in the Forum's Annual Best of Photography Hardcover Book. The winners will be announced mid-February so stay tuned. Hannah will be featured in the Loudon News Hearld the week of Feb. 2nd.

CTE News

New Career & Tech Ed. Class Presents to the Board
by Laura Degnan

During the January School Board Meeting, students from Ms. Degnan's Virtual Enterprise class gave a look into what the class has been learning. This CTE Business class is structured as a real-world business with departments including Administration, Sales and Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources, Design, Purchasing and the Chief Executive Officer. Aaron Day, CEO, and Bryson Cook, CFO, were the presenters.

They gave a tour of the virtual company's business plan and website, as well as the process by which the company makes sales in the broader Virtual Enterprise world which supports its own international virtual economy. Students in the class interview for and are assigned jobs that provide virtual paychecks which they manage in virtual bank accounts using a personal budget they create based on real-world fixed and variable costs of living. Students' virtual salaries would not have been possible without the support of Brewster's Services Group, LLC, with whom students contracted for 75% of their virtual salaries. The student salaries, website, and transactions are for educational purposes only and no real money or merchandise has been used. Through Virtual Enterprise, students are learning how to start and maintain a web-based business and how to manage their own personal finances.

Top 25

Top 25 Class of 2015

The graduating class of 2015 was presented today in an official assembly in the high school auditorium. Here is the list in order of grade point average:

1.  Dylan Townson
2.  Amanda Reese
3.  Robert Thomas McBride (R.T.)
4.  Gabriella Chavarria
5.  Courtney Adams
5.  Lindsey Webb
7.  Mykala Reynolds
8.  Alina Rosati
9.  Annastasia Underwood (Anna)
10. Angel Marsh
11. Jessica Dunker
12. Carissa Hatcher
13. Maritza Cuevas
14. Jessica Coker
14. Caroline Waldron
16. Alejandra Guzman Hernandez
16. Adam Warren
18. Ashton Bailey Sexton (Bailey)
19. Hannah Reese
20. Rachel Kelley
21. Peyton Hensley
21. Chancey Slusher
23. Cierra Brummitt
24. Trevor Reese
25. Crystal Martin

Winter Dance

Winter Formal Dance
this Saturday, Jan. 31st
from 7:00-10:00pm
LHS Cafeteria
Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.00
Buy a Yearbook
January 23rd is the final day to order a yearbook! Check the lists posted around the school or outside of Mrs. Watson’s classroom to see if you have already ordered one! Don’t miss your chance to have a yearbook!! Go to www.smart-pay.com to order!

Awards Show

Want to see the Academy Awards Live show and short films?
Click Here or on the photo to see the footage on Ms. Peterson's YouTube channel.

Game Contest

The Winner is "Lost Doctor"
To download and play our games CLICK HERE

Congratulations to the game team of Jennyfer Medina, Maria Gonzalez and Cheyanne Eggleton. They created the maze game "Lost Doctor" and where the winner of this years game design contest. A close second was the "Bushy Saves the World" team of John O'Neal, Jacobb Thomas and Zeb Preston.

Film Show

Academy Award Winners 2014

Congratulations to the following winners of this years LHS Academy Awards. For Best Commercial: "Got Milk" by John O'Neal, Jacobb Thomas and Colton Smith. For Best Picture: "The Desk" by Jacquelin Mejia, and Adrianna Mejia, starring Payton Jaynes. For Student Choice Award: "The Stride to Success" by Macklyn Russell, Kaitlyn Wright, and Katie Rucker, and starring Bryson Marshall, Tyler Ferguson, Trent Berry and other members of the Redskin Football Team.

Best Picture Winners "The Desk"

Best Commercial Winners "Got Milk"

Student Choice Winners "Stride to Success" Documentary

In addition thank you to the fabulous show crew, the LHS Photography Club, with Peyton Hensley, Christina Westfall, Ray Walker, Colbe Goodman, John O'Neal, and Cheyanne Eggleton. And our hosts, John O'Neal, Faith Jones and Catie Morgan for making the show fun and memorable... good job everyone.

Show Crew (not pictured: Christina Westfall and Cheyenne Eggleton)

Noah Dutton: All-State Chorus

On November 22, Noah Dutton participated in the Tennessee All-East Chorus Concert.  Because of his high audition score, he has also qualified for Tennessee All-State Chorus to be held in Memphis, TN in April 2015. 

Play Thursday Night

Drama Class Play Thursday, Dec. 4th!

Don't miss the Drama Classes first play of the season. It will be presented on Thursday evening, Dec. 4th at 7:00pm in the High School Auditorium. The play is called "My Friend Will" and stars a cast of many including Faith Jones, Jessica Dunker, Noah Dutton, Autumn Padgett, Matt Williams, Kaylyn Russell, Aaron Payne, and more.

L to R: Faith Jones, Matt Williams, Kaylyn Russell and Noah Dutton

Awards Show

Don't Miss... the 10th Anniversary Edition of the LHS Academy Awards Show, Friday, Dec. 12th at 2:00pm

Tickets are $1.00 and can be purchased from the Photography Club at lunch and in the classroom the day of the show. See our trailers on the TV during lunch.

Advanced Art Field Trip

Field Trip to the KMA

Mrs. Tiffany Martin's Advanced Art class visited the Knoxville Museum of Art yesterday to view their works of art on display. Three Loudon High School advanced art students – Raina Nief, Sydney Talnagi, and Abby Hamiltion-have pieces of artwork in the The Ninth Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition at the Knoxville Museum of Art. The art exhibit runs till January 11th 2015. Artwork by students in middle and high schools from all over East Tennessee is on display. Raina Nief won Best Sculpture for her La Robe De ľ Envelope-The Envelope Dress.

Raina has received scholarship offers from New Hampshire Institute of Art, Watkins College of Art, Cumberland University, and the University of Tennessee. Raina’s sculpture will remain at the KMA until the Tennessee’s Best of the Best Student Art Exhibition in Nashville, TN which runs from late June through late August 2015. In addition four other pieces where chosen for display by Loudon students. Abby Hamilton with two photographs, Pulchiritudo and Frangible, Syndey Talnagi with a drawing titled Talswaggie, and Raina Nief with a photograph titled I Won’t Tell Mommy.

Thank You
LHS Receives Grant Money

Many Thanks to Good Neighbors Shoppe for their $6000.00 Grant to Loudon High School. The money was awarded to the school in November. The funds are being used to purchase IPADs for classroom/student use.
Saturday School
Saturday School Schedule Dates
December 6
December 13 (Hick/Haun Room)
January 17
January 31
February 7
February 28
March 21
April 11
April 25
May 9

Semi-final results

Redskins End the Season and Make History
by Kris Peterson
To see more photos Click Here

Photograph by Kris Peterson

Despite the lose on Friday to Fulton (56-7) in the TSSAA semi-finals, the Redskins of 2014 have left their mark in the record books of Loudon Football. With a lot of heart and great team spirit the Senior crew of 11 lead the team to a 13-0 season. In addition the following records where set:

Josh Jackson is the team’s single season rushing leader, has the most rushing touchdowns in a season and also has the most touchdowns in a season in school history.

Travis Brewer has surpassed the single season and single game passing records this season, while also throwing for the highest completion percentage and least interceptions.

Tyler Ferguson also holds the single season record for receiving yards and receptions and has set the single game receiving record twice this season, most recently piling up 187 yards at the Livingston Academy playoff game.

As a team, Loudon’s 486 points in a season is a school record as well.

We are so proud of our Redskin team and all they have accomplished. Congratulations!

Photograph by Peyton Hensley

Advanced Art

Fantasy of Trees

This year advanced Art students from Mrs. Martin's class created a Christmas Tree for the Fantasy of Trees auction, in Knoxville, TN. Each year this event raises much needed funds for Children's Hospital. This years entry has oragami birds and lanterns. To learn more CLICK HERE.


Redskins Make the Semi-Finals
Click here to read the full story at PrepXtra

LOUDON — The Loudon High School defense bent but did not break Friday night against visiting Livingston Academy. Its offense, meanwhile, broke plenty of long runs, particularly after catches. As a result, Loudon (13-0) was able to defeat Livingston Academy 41-14 and advance to the state Class 4A semifinals for the first time since 1997. "It's special just being a part of this 13-0 team," said excited quarterback Travis Brewer, whose team will host top-ranked Fulton next week. "It means the world." more...

Photograph by Adam Lau

Playoff Schedule as of 11-22-14

Art Award

Nief Wins Best Sculpture

Raina Nief has been selected for Best Sculpture at the East Tennessee Student Art Exhibition organized by the Knoxville Museum of Art! This exhibition is designed to bring together the best student work grades 6-12 from a 20-county region; award winners are eligible for $600,000 in scholarships to national art schools. Raina's work will now compete at the state level in early spring. Congrats Raina. To learn more or see this exhibition click here.

Redskin Basketball Season Begins
by Loudon News Herald

Photographs by Sammy Dunlap

Loudon's boys team led Tellico Plains 27-23 going into halftime, but the Bears scored 38 in the second half to win 61-48. Colton Carter, who did not play in the first half as punishment for recent technical fouls, score 10 and hit twice from three-point range.
Two other players. Austyn Balcom and Blake Hunt, also hit from three in the second half. Tellico coach Shawn Yates said that was the result he hope for when he decided to play five shooters in the second half rather than keeping a player in the post. more...


Breaking Records
by Loudon News Herald

Loudon Redskins football coach Jeff Harig said Signal Mountain would challenge his team's toughness and test his players' will to win. The Redskins rose to the occasion again, pushing their undefeated record to 12-0 with a 37-21 win Friday at home against the Eagles. more...

Photograph by Peyton Hensley

Senior Night

Photo Highlights from Senior Night 2014

Photographs by Peyton Hensley

Halloween Happiness

Trick or Treat

For Allen Moses Halloween had a special twist this year. Thanks to the hard work and craftsmanship of Cristhian Garcia, Allen made the trick or treat rounds this Halloween as Bob the Builder.

Powder Puff

Powder Puff Action shots

Thanks to everyone who came out and participated and it's sponsor Mr. Humbert.


The National Honor Society Toy Collection


Special Olympics Bowling

Mr. Watkin's Class went to Special Olympic bowling this week
District Champs

Redskins District 5-AA Champions

To see the entire article visit the Loudon News-Hearld website

The Loudon Redskins (8-0) played with a chip on their shoulder Friday night, putting together a dominant 35-7 victory over the McMinn Central Chargers (7-2).

Loudon hasn’t been shy about feeling disrespected around the state, failing to earn a spot in the state football poll for class 4A despite entering Friday’s game unbeaten at 7-0.

With a shot at the team ranked No. 7 in class 3A, Central, the Redskins wanted to send a message.

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