Along with academic excellence, LMH provides an extensive selection of student activities in fine and performing arts, sports and clubs for a well-rounded educational experience that good American colleges value.
Based on their research, many US colleges believe that that student-athletes are better students. Such students learn to make the most of their time, and they tend to live more wholesome lives. International students are welcome to join any of the 13 varsity-level sports offered. More about athletics. . .
The LMH Fine Arts Center physically represents its deep commitment to the role of the arts in a holistic, excellent education. The Calvin and Janet High Fine Arts Center houses music rooms and art studios as well as the state-of-the art 1,169-seat Weaver Auditorium for performances. The Fine Arts Center is frequently rented by outside groups for a variety of performances ranging from the Nutcracker Suite ballet to Southern Gospel concerts.
At LMH, several opportunities in drama, music and art are offered to students, whether they are beginners in learning the guitar or performing in South Africa with the LMH Campus Chorale, there is something for every level of ability in fine arts. More about fine arts. . .
Students put their academic skills to practical use through several school publications:
- The Millstream is the student newspaper for Lancaster Mennonite High School.
- Silhouette is a student literary magazine that publishes the creative work of students.
- Laurel Wreath is the yearbook for Lancaster Mennonite High School.
- School yearbook, a year-long in-school commitment involving student writers, editors, photographers, layout artists and other student staff.
- School website managed by LMH student web team.
Both Silhouette and Laurel Wreath have won awards for their literary excellence.
International Students Association
The International Students Association (ISA), an association that connects all international and American students, offering leadership and service opportunities which are critical for college applications. ISA members enjoy varied activities like ‘Experience USA’ field trips, social events and volunteer services in the school and community to enrich their experiences living and studying in the US. More about the ISA. . .
LMH international students also have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate leadership and teamwork through the following outstanding student activities, clubs and organizations:
- Student Council (student government)
- Peer Leadership Team
- Future Business Leaders of America
- Technology Student Association
- Future Farmers of America
- National Honor Society
- Science Olympiad
- Drama Production
- Musicals Production
- Stage Tech Crew
- Chess Team
- Chinese Chess
- Quiz Bowl Team
- Peer Tutoring
- Community Service Team
- Student Website Team
- Art Club
- Card Club
- Movies from Books Club
- International Movies Festival
- Movie Musicals
- Seinfeld Club
- ESPN Club
- Games Club
- Table Tennis Club
- Lawn Games Club
- Model Railroading Club
- Number Based Puzzles Club
- Outdoor Reading Club
- Music Practice Club
- Rook and Yerba Ma-Te Club
- Salsa Club
- Sewing Club
- Indoor Soccer Club
- Boys Basketball Club
- Math Help Club
- Spanish Club
- Ultimate Frisbee Club
- Vocabulary Tournament
- Writing Lab and Reading Club
- Junior Class/ Banquet Committee
- Senior Class Committee
Community and school service is an important part of a well-rounded education and what US colleges are looking for. LMH provides international students with opportunities to be involved and to demonstrate good character.