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STUCO executive board announces plans for 2018 Homecoming

STUCO executive board announces plans for 2018 Homecoming

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

A new year means new leaders for Lafayette's Student Council (STUCO). The 2018-19 Executive Board members are as follows: President: Amisha Paul Vice President: Sydney Kim Secretary: Leah Rubaie Spirit Chair: Cate Behl Philanthropist: Pranav Vasishta Communications: Jackie Da...

World Language teachers plan out-of-country trips for this summer

World Language teachers plan out-of-country trips for this summer

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

September 8, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

This upcoming summer, Lafayette's World Language classes are planning to go on different trips to France, Argentine, Chile, Italy and Greece. Through these trips, the teachers and students desire to gain unique cultural experiences. French The French teachers, Claire Ryan and Emmanuelle Ta...

Video Game Club starts year off strong

Video Game Club starts year off strong

Hayden Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Video Game Club has started up again this year with brand new games and goals. The club will focus this year upon playing different types of games. "Last year, we mainly played Nintendo games, like Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart; however, this year we want to focus on PlayStation 2 games so that it's not specifica...

Franklin settles into role as new Associate Principal

Franklin settles into role as new Associate Principal

Travis Bodell and Jacob Rosomoff

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The 2018-2019 school year brought a myriad of changes with it. Chromebooks were rolled out for all four grades, school began at a different time each day and the building was filled to the brim with new faculty members. One such new staff member is Associate Principal Michael Franklin. Franklin came...

Teachers, administrators undergo dyslexia training to better understand students

Teachers, administrators undergo dyslexia training to better understand students

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Dyslexia is one of the most common language based learning disabilities. It's described when a student, or any person, has difficulty learning words, letters, numbers or even simple language. Due to this, the (state) legislators passed a mandate for all Rockwood teachers and administrators to under...

New half day policy impacts all high schools in Rockwood

New half day policy impacts all high schools in Rockwood

Hayden Cottrell, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

One sizable difference between elementary, middle and high school schedules is the difference in how professional development days are taken. Previously, high school only had late start Mondays while middle and elementary schools only had half days. Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, high school will no longer only have late start Monda...

The Lancer Feed offers new guest column feature

The Lancer Feed offers new guest column feature

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions, Opinions, School News, Top Stories

This year, we are introducing a guest column to the Lancer Feed website. As a publication, we want the student body to feel as though they have a voice. A creative outlet such as the guest column will allow students to express themselves in a different way and make sure opinions are heard. Eac...

Lafayette changes tardy guidelines

Lafayette changes tardy guidelines

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

August 28, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette has adopted new tardy guidelines for the 2018-19 school year. On Aug. 16, this change was first announced to students through a video presentation that was shown in students' respective 4th hour classes. All tardies are counted cumulatively. Formerly, for the first two tardies, students received a verbal warning from their...

Second week of August starts preparation for school year

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

August 5, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The 2018-19 school year kicks off with sophomore, junior, and senior registration on Tuesday, Aug. 7 between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. During this time, students will be able to pick up their schedule and turn in registration forms. Yearbooks will also be available for pickups between 9 a.m. and 3 p....

Senior Photo Information

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

August 5, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Yearbook photos and student ID card photos of all seniors will be taken this week by Inter-State Photographers at the Lafayette Campus. The photographers are available for seniors on Aug. 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 13 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. An alternative date, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., is av...

Renovated science halls show positive results

Renovated science halls show positive results

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under School News, Top Stories

Starting near the end of the 2016-2017 school year, the majority of the science rooms were closed for renovation. However, despite the Rockwood School District (RSD) funds that were allocated, there are still some issues that resulted in those renovations. The old rooms were showing their age as time...

Michael Franklin announced as new Associate Principal

Michael Franklin announced as new Associate Principal

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Dr. Michael Franklin will serve as Lafayette's new Associate Principal beginning July 1. The Rockwood Board approved him for the position on May 17. He is currently an assistant principal at Lindbergh High School. He also has experience as an assistant principal at Warrenton High School and teaching...

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