Over 80 students grades 3-12 participate in the Chess Club. Students at the High School meet before school and at lunch in the Library to play. At the Middle School students meet during their lunch breaks on Wednesday and Thursday to play.
53 students recently competed in the GFESC regional tournament with Lavaca Junior High Team winning Third place overall. Individual winners were: Bryson Dye - 2nd place junior high; Alex Hobbs and Clay Hobbs both winning 3rd place for junior high. Joben Wagner won 3rd place for Fourth grade.