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    On March 11, 2017, 7th grader Nadia Abboud-Joffe performed in the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Children's Honor Choir in Minneapolis, MN. Nadia was selected from over 4,000...

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    Student Performs with National Children’s Honor Choir

    On March 11, 2017, 7th grader Nadia Abboud-Joffe performed in the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Children's Honor Choir in Minneapolis, MN. Nadia was selected from over 4,000 students who auditioned in the fall. The 300...

    Senior Selected Again to Play Cello at Carnegie Hall

    By the time she graduates in May, Lusher Senior Rachael Levine will have already played her cello at New York's Carnegie Hall twice in her young musical career. It's a dream most musicians never attain and a testament to Rachael's hard work in...

    5 Lusher Seniors Awarded Full Scholarships

    At last Wednesday night’s Posse New Orleans Awards Ceremony, after four months of careful review of more than 500 applications, FIVE, four-year, full-tuition scholarships were awarded to the following Lusher Seniors: Illinois Wesleyan...

    Lusher Alumni Named in Forbes’ 2017 “30 Under 30”

    Update: Louisiana Weekly has just published this wonderful article on Keiana's achievements. A recent Lusher alum has made Forbes' "30 Under 30" list for the first time! 2016 graduate Keiana Cave' has been listed in both the Energy and Youngest...

    7th Grader Wins “Imagine a World Without Hate” Art Contest

    From this wonderful Times-Picayune article: Rosalinda Ayala is a seventh grader at Lusher Middle School with a gift for art. But she had no idea she would be honored for it in a surprise ceremony. Ayala, 12, won the Anti-Defamation League's...

    Lusher Junior Golfs with Vijay Singh at Pebble Beach

    Lusher Junior Julia Simon played in the 2016 Nature Valley First Tee Open last week at California's legendary Pebble Beach golf course. Julia, who was paired up with golf legend Vijay Singh for the tournament, finished the 2nd round in the top third...

    Lusher Alumni Poet Published in the New Yorker

    M'Bilia Meekers, who graduated from Lusher with a CA in Creative Writing in 2011, has had a poem published in this month's New Yorker! You can read the poem here. We expect to be hearing about Bee for years to come! More about M'Bilia: M’Bilia...

    Girls Cross Country Defending Their State Title

    The New Orleans Advocate has a great story about our amazing cross country team. We are excited to follow their progress as they work to defend their state championship this year. From the article: Lusher is the new kid on the block, so to speak....

    Lusher Dominates Louisiana Writes Contest

    Once again, Lusher has swept in many categories of the 2016 Louisiana Writes competition, from 3rd-12th grade. The complete list of winners may be found here: https://louisianawrites.wordpress.com/. Congratulations to all of our excellent writers...

    Fresh Year, Fresh Food!

    Lusher is excited to welcome Fresh Food Factor as our new food service vendor! Fresh Food Factor was created by Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans in May 2013. Their vision is to provide each and every child with access to healthy and...