Author: Thorn LaCaze

Reunion Events

As you’ve read in the latest edition of The Gift E-News, registration for this year’s reunion is now open! The Classes of 1986, 1991 and 2001 will reunite this May 20-22 in Natchitoches for a fun-loving remembrance of LSMSA. Please click here for the full reunion schedule. Want to purchase a “LSMSA Alumni” t-shirt or “Future Giftie” onesie? The Eagles… Read more →

LSMSA Gets Healthy

As you may have heard, the LSMSA Digital Media class has entered in to the Rapides Foundation’s “Get Healthy Cenla” Video Challenge. Cenla area schools are competing for a $10,000 prize, and a chance to have their 30-second commercial air on TV to help promote healthy lifestyles. View LSMSA’s commercial and cast your vote at You can cast one… Read more →

LSMSA On the Road – DC & NYC

LSMSA On The Road is hitting DC and NYC this weekend!  Please RSVP, if you haven’t already, to or 318.357.2578 with the number attending. Washington, DC – February 19, 2011 – The Argonaut, 5-7 pm. New York – February 20, 2011 – Agua Dulce, 5-7 pm. Dr. Patrick Widhalm, Executive Director, Dr. Rodney Allen, English Instructor, and Thorn LaCaze,… Read more →

Folio Magazines for Sale

Link Hall, LSMSA English teacher and Folio literary magazine sponsor, is trying to raise enough money to publish the magazine again this year.  He has a few back issues from the following years:  1987, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010.   They can be bought for $12.00 each, which includes the postage and handling.  Interested alumni… Read more →

Foundation Phonathon

A Refurbished Caddo Hall New Basketball Uniforms Costumes for Once Upon a Mattress and Our Town Production costs for An Evening of Dance Travel to SLAAMT Entrance fees and travel costs to academic and artistic competitions New picnic areas for the dorm P.E. equipment These are just a few of the things your annual donation can support. Student volunteers want… Read more →

Alumni Association Position Open

The Natchitoches Liaison role for the LSMSA Alumni Association is open as of 1/1/11. Any LSMSA alum who lives in Louisiana is encouraged to volunteer. This role focuses on alumni activities that take place on campus such as Reunion Weekend, Social Service Weekend, and Homecoming. Please contact J.C. Wells (’89), LSMSAAA President, at for additional information or to volunteer… Read more →

LSMSA – Community Coffee

The Community Coffee Cash for Schools program allows K-12 schools to turn in “Proof of Purchase” labels for cash. A current student’s parent set us up with the program last year, and we are participating again this year. If you’ve been holding on to these labels and would like to participate in the fundraiser, please mail them to my attention… Read more →

Help LSMSA Dream Big – Act Now

We have a great opportunity with the Kohl’s Cares Campaign to win half a million smackaroos! $500,000 could offer renovations to the dorms, build outdoor classrooms, set up a robotics and engineering lab, endow funds for student scholarships, or even purchase space for the LSMSA Foundation and Alumni Center – a designated building set up for Foundation operations, Reunion activities… Read more →