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    (pictured above: Coach Gian Balsamo and senior Gavriella Smith) Senior Lusher Lifer Gavriella Smith won the state singles championship Tuesday (4/27/21), scoring 6-0, 6-0 shutouts throughout the...

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    Lusher Senior Wins State Tennis Championship; Girls Team Places 2nd Overall

    (pictured above: Coach Gian Balsamo and senior Gavriella Smith) Senior Lusher Lifer Gavriella Smith won the state singles championship Tuesday (4/27/21), scoring 6-0, 6-0 shutouts throughout the tournament! This was Gavriella's 5th state...

    WWL: Drew Brees saw the Lusher community cleaning up after Katrina, the rest is history

    15 years ago, Drew Brees joined the Saints and started looking for ways to heal his newly adopted city, still struggling to recover from Katrina. He started with Lusher and the Brees Family Field, and has continued to give to Lusher for the last 15...

    Lusher 6th Grader Serves as Mayor for a Day (2/24/21)

    Christian Hodges, a Lusher 6th grader, was honored to serve as Mayor for a Day on Wednesday, 2/24/21. Christian was selected for the honor by Mayor Cantrell's Office of Youth and Families based on an essay contest. Congrats...

    Sea Lions Strike Gold (and Silver and Bronze) at 2020 State Swim Meet

    Congratulations to our swim team on an impressive showing in the Division III State Swim Championships. The women's team placed 4th and the men's team placed 7th overall. Derek Zhang (100 backstroke, 100 butterfly) and Iman Ferguson (100 freestyle)...

    Lusher Senior Named in Gambit 40 Under 40

    Congratulations to senior Zachary Wilkins for being named to Gambit’s 40 under 40 list. Zach was recognized for his work as the Founder and Executive Director of Remedy Ribbons, a nonprofit that supports the mental health needs of health care...

    Lusher 8th Grader Wins #MaskUpNola Campaign

    Mauro Nunez, Lusher 8th grader, was one of four student-artists whose work was chosen to represent the City of New Orleans in the #MaskUpNOLA campaign. Mauro’s design was selected out of 81 entries in the citywide poster design contest. He and the...

    UPDATE: Lusher Senior Is In the FINAL FIVE in National Doodle For Google Contest!

    Senior Morrah Burton-Edwards one of 5 artist finalists Lusher Charter School Senior Morrah Burton-Edwards is a finalist in the 2020 Doodle for Google competition.  She was the Louisiana state winner for Grades 10-12 and is one of...

    Super Supporter of the Month: Christa Talbott and Lusher Charter School

    Since 2015, Lusher Middle School--led by 6th grade social studies teacher Christa Talbott--has raised over $83,000 for the Water for South Sudan project, "partially sponsoring one new well, fully sponsoring four new wells, one rehab, and one hygiene...

    Lusher Honors Class of 2020 with Unique Senior Stroll

    (photo by Sophia Germer|Nola.com) In a year when it was impossible for graduates to sit shoulder-to-shoulder in an auditorium packed with cheering families, Lusher came up with a once-in-a-lifetime alternative for our Class of 2020. On Saturday...

    Class of 2020 – Together Again!

    It's not the sendoff Lusher wanted for this resilient senior class, but it's the closest we could get to gathering them on campus one last time. As they wrap up their final weeks of distance learning, signs were placed at the Freret Campus for each...