Longmont, Silver Creek high school drumlines take first at state

Two Longmont high school drumlines came away from state over the weekend with first place titles to their names.

Silver Creek High School and Longmont High School won their respective categories Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Percussion Association State Championships at Broomfield's 1stBank Center. The Silver Creek percussion ensemble took first place in the Percussion Scholastic Open category, and Longmont High's ensemble took first place in Percussion Scholastic A.

LHS' SMART Team presents findings in Boston

For a team of Advanced Placement chemistry and biology students at Longmont High School, being SMART is a huge compliment. These 9 students are part of the SMART (Students Modeling a Research Topic) team that recently presented at the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s (ASBMB) conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

Longmont Drumline Marching to State

Others aren't even Longmont High students. They come from Niwot or Westview Middle School. But they all come together in the Longmont High School band hall to pound sticks against wood and skin and to be the best drumline in state.

"They're still a young group but they've grown a lot from last year," said band director David Merrill. "A really hardworking group of students. They get here early, they work outside of practice, they keep their grades up, they do everything really well."

State basketball: Longmont pulls away from Sierra to reach 4A final

Longmont High School has waited 18 years for its boys basketball team to get another shot at its long-awaited third state title. At Coors Events Center on Friday night, Longmont defeated Sierra 43-36 in the 4A Final Four to advance to the state title game.

Coach of Sacramento Kings has a few words of encouragement for the LHS basketball teams

George Karl, NBA Coach of Sacramento Kings (and former coach of the Denver Nuggets), sends best wishes to Longmont High School as their boys and girls teams push towards the state championship.

Trojan Basketball Final Four Game Information

   Girls Basketball Final Four game in Boulder at CU, Thursday, March 12, 5:30p.m.                                      Boys Basketball Final Four game in Boulder at CU, Friday, March 13, 5:30p.m. 

    MBSA Students Visit CSU Biomedical Engineering Program

    On February 25th, Longmont High School's Medical & BioScience Academy (MBSA) students visited the Biomedical Engineering Program at Colorado State University. During their visit, they toured the newly-constructed Bioengineering Building, designed and built a prototype for a prosthetic foot, and learned more about the field of biomedical engineering from Dr. Kevin Lear, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program.

    MBSA Senior Interns at Longmont United Hospital

    Six Longmont High School students in the Medical & BioScience Academy began their internship at Longmont United Hospital with a day-long orientation on January 19th. This semester, MBSA students will be conducting their senior internship experiences in various health care areas including radiology, emergency medicine, nursing, family practice, nutrition, orthopedics, and mental health.

    Trojan Basketball News and Links

    The Longmont Boys Basketball team improved to 12-0 on Saturday following a win over 7th ranked 5A Montbello. The Trojans are the only undefeated team remaining in 4A boys basketball and have been ranked #1 since the beginning of the season, while the Girls Basketball team has improved to 10-3 with impressive wins over the likes of Thompson Valley, Niwot, and Northridge. See the links below to view highlights and articles for both programs.