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5185 Lohman Ford Rd  |  Lago Vista, TX 78645  |  Phone: (512) 267-8300 then "2"  |  Fax: (512) 267-8330


Our girls golf team is officially the 2nd place team in STATE! Congrats to Coach Hansen and her awesome team.


Andrew Holt set a new school record AND placed 3rd in State in the 3200m race! Way to go Andrew!


Successful completion and passing of the AWS  D 1.1 structural plate for all three students. Great job Chance, Ryan, and James



Congratulations to our Lago Vista High School UIL One Act Play....STATE CHAMPIONS!
Also, congratulations to
All-Star Cast Honorable Mention - Zoe Wright
All-Star Cast - Caleb Ganer, and
Best Actress - Hailey Cagle.
Thanks for making the Viking Nation so proud!





Sydney Smith knocked out the competition at State UIL Academic, bringing home the State Champ medal in copy editing - we are so proud!


LVHS athletes made us proud with their all around awesomeness at the Regional Track Meet. We are excited to watch the following at the State Track Meet, May 10-11, 2019 @ The University of Texas.

The times in parenthesis is the time they will compete on Friday, May 10th.

Andrew Holt – 3200m (9:00am)
Landry Topo – Pole Vault (1:00pm)
Emma Vincent – 300mH (8:55pm)
Sam Hurley – 300mH (9:00pm)
Andrew Holt – 1600m (10:00pm)


Congratulations to the Lady Vikings "Blue" and "Gold" Teams for a fantastic showing at the Region IV-AAA Girls Golf Tournament in Kerrville, Texas on Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The Regional Champs, LVHS Blue came in with a 2-day total of 711, beating the 2nd place team by 55 strokes!  The Gold team came in 5th place overall out of 16 teams! Way to go Girls!



LVHS Boy's BLUE team participated in the Region IV AAA Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 25, 2019. After the weather caused the first day of play to to be cancelled, the team was able to complete 18 holes to determine three State-Qualifying teams and Medalists.  The boy's team finished the day with a team score of 325 (the lowest of the season), which put them in a team playoff with Rice High School. After a three-hole team play-off, the Vikings captured second place, qualifying to participate in the State of Texas High School Golf Tournament on May 20-21. Members of the State-Qualifying team are (in alphabetical order):

William Honea
Chris Lofton
Braden Smith
Jack Stewart
Akiranosuke Togami


Hannah Long and Landon Hassin did not let up and both placed 3rd in singles at Regional Tennis Tournament! Congrats!

Esther & Sarah are headed to State in Girls Doubles! Woohoo, way to go sistas.


The Lady Viking softball team secured the District Champ position Thursday, April 18, beating Florence 13-7.
The will play San Antonio Randolph on Thursday, April 25th at Wimberley High School @ 5pm.
Thanks for you continued support of the softball program. Come out and show our Lady's some Viking Pride!


Varsity boys track team will move on to regional track after claiming the Area Champ title! Andrew Holt broke another record, running 4:28 in the 1600m. Our girls did amazing as well, as a team coming in 3rd place but individually, each advancing to Regionals, held on April 26th & 27th at DW Rutledge Stadium.



Congrats to our amazing One Act Play cast and crew on advancing to State competition on May 4 at McNeil High School. Break a leg!


Viking Tennis teams had HUGE success today at the District 25AAA tournament - gotta love that! And there is more...see tennis page for ALL the winners today!

Hannah wins District for the 4th time in girls singles!  Landon takes District for the 2nd year in a row in boys singles  Lucas & John made winning boys doubles look easy!  Esther & Sarah won Girls Doubles


Our LVHS Boys and golf teams competed for the District 25AAA Golf Title April 1 & 2, playing at Lago Vista Golf Course and Lighthouse Country Club in Kingsland. We would like to thank staffs of both courses for supporting our LVHS Golf Program. After two days of competitive play, our girl's BLUE and GOLD teams finished in first and second place, respectively, and have qualified to compete at the Regional Golf Tournament in Kerrville. Our boy's BLUE and GOLD teams finished in first and third place, respectively, and our boy's BLUE team has qualified to compete at the Regional Golf Tournament in Kerrville.

Lago Vista placed 9 members of the girl's golf team in the top ten places at the tournament and 4 members of the boy's golf team in the top ten places at the tournament. Congratulations are in order for all members of our golf teams and we wish you the best of luck at the Regional Tournament later this month. Go Vikings!



Lago Vista Band competed at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest and received straight 1’s in Concert and Sightreading! That is the highest score possible and the first time our band has accomplished this in over 10 years! Congrats to our talented and hard working students and our awesome band directors, Mr. DuPlooy and Mr. Mothersole!

Our One Act Play Advanced to Regionals and the following individual awards

Hailee - Best Actress
Caleb - All Star Cast
Zoe - Honorable Mention All Star Cast
Lillian - All Star Tech! 



Varsity tennis didn't have to travel far to grab some medal

Hannah Long took 1ST PLACE in girls singles
Landon Hassin took 3RD PLACE in boys singles

Was a good day to be a Viking!



Dasha Gildon, Cheyenne LeBlanc, and Jessica Pessin participated in the Girls State Powerlifting Meet. All competed very well with Cheyenne finishing in the top 10 of her weight class and Jessica placing 3rd in her weight class, bringing home some hardware.




Shown L-R: Coach Brad Kassell, Coach Jeff Sauer, Jessica, Coach Jim Ed Baugh


One-Act Play Advances to Area as Bi-District Champs!
Honorable Mention All-Star Cast - Grace Coldicott
All Star Cast - Zoe Wright and Caleb Ganer
Best Actress Hailey Cagle and
All-Star Tech - Trevor Alwell
Congrats to our outstanding cast and crew and their amazing directors!


HANNAH Long placed 2nd in Girls Singles at Vista Ridge Tennis Tournament today (March 14) - gotta LOVE that!



The LVHS Girls Golf team captured the championship of the Cameron Golf Tournament (March 5, 2019).
Lyla Vaughn shot a nine-hole score of 43 to place first individually and Cailey Nuckolls placed 3rd with a 48. Bella Zaleski placed 4th individually. Rounding out the team were Elizabeth Talley and Makenna Walker. Competing as individual medalists were Schuyler Burke and Emily Moxley.



The cast and crew of the 2019 One Act Play "Silent Sky," received straight 1’s from the judges!
They will perform next hoping for Bi-District meet, March 14th @ the PAC.
Break a leg! 

Best Actress - Hailee
All-Star Cast - Zoe
Honorable Mention All-Star Cast - Caleb
All-Star Tech - Caili


Congratulations to Sydnie & Ethan for bringing home our first UIL "Oscar" with their winning production in Traditional Animation of Purple Again, at the 2019 UIL Young Filmmakers Festival.

Special thanks and congrats to Coach Baugh & Coach Pruitt!



Congratulations to the Lago Vista Lady Vikings Golf Team on winning the championship of the Blanco High School Girls Golf Tournament on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The Lady Vikings posted a team-score of 381. Individually, Lyla Vaughn won First Medalist honors with an outstanding 18-hole round score of 77.


This team produced the most wins in a season for Lago Vista High School girls basketball. They also went back to back to the regional tournament for the first time ever.

We are proud of all the athletes & coaches, for an outstanding season!

District Awards
Grace Standiford (Sr)

Co-Offensive MVP
Hannah Long (Sr)

Defensive MVP
Mikayla Adams (Sr)

1st Team
Mallory Webb (Jr)
Esther Long (Soph)

2nd Team
Aryana Wallace (Soph)
Jade Press (Soph)

Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Talley (Sr)
Sam Ramirez (Sr)

Academic All-District
Mikayla Adams (Sr)
Esther Long (Soph)
Hannah Long (Sr)
Jade Press (Soph)
Sam Ramirez (Sr)
Grace Standiford (Sr)
Elizabeth Talley (Sr)
Aryana Wallace (Soph)
Mallory Webb (Jr)
Team Awards
Overall Record: 24-6
*Most Wins In A Season

District Champions

Bi-District Champions

Area Champions

Regional Quarterfinal

Regional Semi-Finalist

Regional V.A.S.E. (Visual Art Scholastic Event)

On Saturday, Feb. 23rd LVHS art students competed in the Regional V.A.S.E. (Visual Art Scholastic Event) Competition. Every student received an excellent or superior rating. Please congratulate the following students:

Kendall Barclay
John Berentsen 
Itza Cantera 
Dylan Caperton 
Marie Chan 
Laura Chau 
Alyssa Collinsworth 
Kristin Conine 
Connor Covington 
Shannon Dyke 
Haylee Horn 
Nina King 
Hannah Long 
Presleigh Lopez 
Monica Lopez
Mark Marlowe 
Dillon McKee 
Ashlyn Pasak 
Sonya Pieklik 
Grace Standiford 
Landry Topo 
Lily Warren

And last our State Qualifier, with two pieces advancing to the State Competition, Violet Stone!


Freshman Tennis 

Congrats to Hayden Cirilo and Aiden Wharton for winning the consolation bracket today at the Westwood Freshmen Tournament.

Can you feel the love!?

Lago Vista FFA Winners at the Travis County Livestock and Youth Show

(Pictured left-right)
Kristen Hagan - 
Blue ribbon-flag pole, Red ribbon-cactus
Grace Standiford
- Reserved Grand Champion-Crocheted Pillow, Red Ribbon-Raspberry Jelly
Josey Kannmacher -16th place-Rabbits, Red Ribbon-cactus
Esther Long - Blue Ribbon-photo of girl in Sunset
Kylie Cagle - 30th place-rabbits
Bree Greenlees - Blue Ribbon-cactus, Red Ribbon-recycled bird feeder
Avery Nichols - Blue Ribbon-candied jalepenos
Not Pictured Reese Jennings - two 8th place-pigs

All-State Musicians

Congrats to Matthew Beavers and Jonah Kelley for earning a place in the Texas All-State Band! They will perform in San Antonio, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as part of the 2019 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention. They were chosen for this prestigious honor through a competitive process held this year across the state at District, Region, and Area levels.

State Champions!

Those sweet words can be said our 2019 Cheer Team that wowed the judges at the 2019 UIL State Spirit Championships. LVHS went up against 70+ other 3A squads after months of practice and training. They also earned first place in Fight Song.  We are so proud of the team & Mrs. Baugh!

All-State Academic Volleyball
Congratulations to seniors Hannah Long and Grace Standiford for being named to the Texas High School Girls Coaches Association Class 3A All-State Academic Volleyball Team. Both of these young ladies excel on the court as well as in the proud of them!

ATTSB Audition Success!

The Viking Band attended the ATSSB (Association of Texas Small School Bands) auditions this weekend. Of the 13 LVHS students who participated, we had 11 advance to Area - the most of all 3A schools in our Region. Please congratulate all of our students who participated this weekend - they represented our program extremely well.

Matthew Beavers - Clarinet
ATSSB All-Region Band; ATSSB Area Advancement

Patrick Celcer - Trumpet
ATSSB All-Region Band Alternate

Joseph Joslin - Tuba
ATSSB All-Region Band; ATSSB Area Advancement

Jonah Kelley - Percussion
ATSSB All-Region Band; ATSSB Area Advancement

Nina King - French Horn
ATSSB All-Region Band; ATSSB Area Advancement

Orlando Lopez - Trumpet
ATSSB All-Region Band; ATSSB Area Advancement

Karina Nieto-Pena - Clarinet
ATSSB Area Advancement

Saul Nieto-Becerril - Percussion
ATSSB Area Advancement

Thomas Nowlin - Trombone
ATSSB Area Advancement

Sydney Smith - Flute
ATSSB Area Advancement

Maddy Van Tassell - Trumpet
ATSSB All-Region Band; ATSSB Area Advancement

Ben Vogel - Trumpet
ATSSB All-Region Band Alternate

Hannah Wright - Tuba
ATSSB Area Advancement

Cross Country

Boys Cross Country & Girls Cross Country teams, along with the Viking Band, were recognized at the November 12, 2018 board meeting. We could not be more proud of all your hard work and are thankful for all our Vikings!


LAGO VISTA VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM Bi-District Champions / Area Finalist
District 25-AAA Runner-Up (10 Wins & 2 Losses)
Season Record: 30 Wins & 6 Losses

District 25-AAA Outstanding Offensive MVP: Grace Standiford Senior

District 25-AAA Newcomer Of The Year: Esther Long Sophomore

1st Team All-District
Hannah Long Senior
Ashlyn Pasak Junior

2nd Team All-District
Kendall Barclay Junior

Mikayla Adams Senior
Marie Chan Junior
Faith Massey Senior
Makenna Walker Freshman

Academic All-District
Mikayla Adams Senior
Kendall Barclay Junior
Marie Chan Junior
Brynne Hardway Senior
Esther Long Sophomore
Hannah Long Senior
Faith Massey Senior
Ashlyn Pasak Junior
Sam Ramirez Senior
Grace Standiford Senior
Elizabeth Talley Senior
Makenna Walker Freshman

State Cross Country

Saturday, November 3, 2018
The State Meet signals the official end of each cross country season. Lago Vista has now made it tradition to be there. This year Lago Vista was represented by the girls TEAM and Andrew Holt for the boys. The ladies finished as the 15th best TEAM in the state of Texas, such a big honor! Andrew Holt finished his last race of his senior year with the best race of his life to date (more to come in track!). He finished as the 10th fastest young man in Texas! 3A has some amazing competitors, but Andrew took most of them down Saturday at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. They invite the 152 best men and women to the state meet and of those Andrew was 10th. He was awarded a Top 10 finisher medal and an All State Plaque. As amazing as all these state performances were, the entire team did amazing things this year.

District - Varsity District Champions, Andrew Holt Individual District Champ, Nate Deveze Top 10
Region - 7th place team and only a few points shy of a state appearance
State - Andrew Holt 10th place individually with a 16:29 (that's 5:18 per mile for 3.1 miles!)

District - JV District Champions w/ a PERFECT SCORE (1,2,3,4,5=15), but also finished in 6,7,8,10,13,16 out of 29 total to take all but 1 top 10 finishing spot
     Varsity 2nd place and Region Qualifiers, Esther Long/Phoebe Gale/Courtney Keeney all finished Top 10
Region - 3rd place team and State Qualifiers
State - 15th place team, Esther Long top finisher in 40th with a 12:50

TEAM Members:
Varsity Boys - Andrew Holt, Nate Deveze, Mikey D'Ambrose, Evan Simons, Cesar Muñoz, Reece Whitelaw, Grant Wilson
JV Boys - Tommy Nowlin, Brennen Baker, Dylan Caperton
Varsity Girls - Esther Long, Caitlin Keeney, Sophia Sin, Katelyn Coldicott, Emma Eagle, Courtney Keeney, Phoebe Gale, Skylar Stefka
JV Girls - Heather Power, Brooke Kercheville, Gianna Burd, Leah Coldicott, Emily Moxley, Cadence Sansom, Violet Stone, Kate Burke, Christal Cantwell

If you see any of these, please congratulate them on an amazing season.

Bi-District Champs!

Please congratulate the team members of our volleyball teams on their outstanding seasons.

While our varsity season ended last night (11/1/18) on a rough note, the girls still had one of the best seasons in the history of Lago Vista. One loss will not define all of the accomplishments the girls achieved this season and what a truly great team they were.

Competing against tough non-district and district competition, our varsity squad finished with a season record of 30 wins & 6 losses and a district record of 10 wins & 2 losses (District Runner-up). Along the way, the girls had numerous wins over state-ranked opponents in all classifications and placed 4th out of 24 teams at the Wimberley Tournament.

Regular Season and Playoff Team members included:
  Seniors - Grace Standiford, Hannah Long, Mikayla Adams, Faith Massey, Sam Ramirez, Elizabeth Talley, & Brynne Hardway 
  Juniors - Ashlyn Pasak, Kendall Barclay, & Marie Chan
  Sophomores - Esther Long, Taylor Koett, & Haylee Horn
  Freshmen - Makenna Walker & Sarah Long

I am so proud of all of my girls....they are terrific athletes, outstanding students, and even better young ladies.

The Junior Varsity team finished with a season record of 20 wins and 10 losses and captured the District Championship with a record of 11 wins and 1 loss.
Team members included:
  Sophomores Emily Pieklik, Aryana Wallace, Savanna Wolff, Haylee Horn, Jade Press, Cali Navarro, Grace Rohne, Grace Coldicott, Schuyler Burke, Payton Marszal & Taylor Koett
  Freshmen Klarisa Polikaitis & Sarah Long

The Freshman team finished the season with a record of 15 wins and 5 losses and placed second in district with a record of 5 wins and 3 losses.
Team members included Lorelee Felix, Lola Spedale, Gina Chiappone, Mackenzie Jewert, Lili Navarro, Mayce Ornelas, Beth Syer, Emma Vincent, Cailey Nuckolls, Taylor Nuckolls, Rhyan Stuhr, & Jaycie Greenless

Band Champs!

Band got a Superior rating at UIL Marching Contest for the first time in 12 years!

Congrats LVHS Cross Country!

Our amazing young men and women competed at the Region XC Meet on Monday, October 22nd in Corpus Christi - top 4 go to State.

Boys were 7th place team - Andrew Holt was 6th overall and a STATE Qualifier
Girls were 3rd place team - STATE Qualifiers

STATE MEET - Saturday, November 3rd - Old Settlers Park in Round Rock
Park at Dell Diamond and shuttle over to watch - $5.
Girls run at 12:10
Boys run at 12:40

The Varsity Boys and JV Girls were also District Champs.
Andrew Holt was the Individual District Champ for Varsity Boys.
Andrea Porras was the Individual District Champ for JV Girls.
The JV Girls finished 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10 at the District Meet! Total domination.

Girls Cross Country Team                                         Andrew Holt

Girls Cross Country Team (jpg)    Cross Country athlete Andrew Holt (jpg)

FAC pumpkin competition winners

October 18, 2018
Mrs. Vanneste's students went all out in their pumpkin decorating contest. It's hard to pick just one winner!


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