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First district-wide fashion show at Lafayette May 2

First district-wide fashion show at Lafayette May 2

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

All four Rockwood high schools will collaborate to host the first district-wide fashion show on Thursday, May 2, in the Lafayette Commons at 7 p.m. The theme is Fusion to represent the high schools coming together under fashion. The admission is free. The main goal of hosting a fashion show is to celebrate students...

2019 Flood Watch

2019 Flood Watch

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Rain and snow have been prevalent in the recent seasons. Weather has the potential to turn more severe, including flooding, in the spring season with April showers-or storms. The Meramec River poses a threat due to backwater effects from the Mississippi River according to The National Weather Service i...

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

Hayden Cottrell and Alex Rozar

April 8, 2019


Filed under Local News, News, Opinions, Photo Opinion, Photos, School News, Top Stories

On March 25, a community reception was held to welcome incoming superintendent Dr. Mark Miles. The Lancer Feed spoke to different members of the community to hear what they would like to see from Miles in the upcoming school year when he assumes his position.

Art contest held to redesign Lancers Landing door

Art contest held to redesign Lancers Landing door

Elizabeth Elliott, Staff Writer

April 6, 2019


Filed under News, School News

To redo the door of Lancers Landing, an art contest is being held. The contest is open to all students. Submissions entering the contest must include Lancers Landing, the height must double the width (2:1), convey positive school spirit and have the entry form attached to the back. Entry forms are available at the ...

Senior Magazine Questionnaire due April 22

Senior Magazine Questionnaire due April 22

April 5, 2019


Filed under News, School News

Seniors should check their school email for a link to the Senior Superlatives voting and Questionnaire for the senior issue of the Image Magazine. The Senior Magazine will be distributed at graduation practice. In order for your responses to be included, the form must be submitted by April 22 at midnigh...

Mondl, Dunn win seats on Rockwood Board in April 2 election

Mondl, Dunn win seats on Rockwood Board in April 2 election

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On April 2, voters elected Loralee Mondl and Tom Dunn to the Rockwood Board of Education. Incumbent Loralee Mondl, who is currently the Board's president, was re-elected to office for a third term with 42.4% of the vote. Her seat, along with retiring Board member Matt Doell's, were both up for grabs ...

What to know about the Board of Education candidates

What to know about the Board of Education candidates

Alex Rozar and Amisha Paul

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On April 2, Rockwood voters will choose between three candidates to fill two three-year seats on the Rockwood Board of Education... click the link above to read more....

Color Guard advances across Midwest

Color Guard advances across Midwest

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Lafayette Winter Color Guard has been tearing up the competition this year. On Feb. 23, they placed first in their class in Edwardsville, Illinois. The previous weekend, the Winter Guard placed fifth in Finals at a Winter Guard International (WGI) Super Regional event in Indianapolis, Indiana with a score of 74.48. "Indianapolis was kin...

Cyberpatriot program thrives in JROTC

Cyberpatriot program thrives in JROTC

Caroline Kesting, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under News, School News

Cyberpatriot is a National Youth Cyber Education Program designed by the Air Force Association (AFA). The program allows students to explore careers in cybersecurity, technology, engineering, mathematics and other sciences that are critical for our nation’s increasing technological development. Diff...

Ballard-Long named Teacher of the Year

Ballard-Long named Teacher of the Year

Corren Tipton, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Librarian Nichole Ballard-Long has been at Lafayette for 20 years. Ballard-Long became a librarian in the 2005-06 school year and is Lafayette’s 2018-19 Teacher of the Year (TOY). “[My job] is so different every day. I get to talk about books, work with different people and get to know many s...

Rockwood Summer Academy registration begins March 6

Rockwood Summer Academy registration begins March 6

Travis Bodell and Lourdes Hindi

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Registration for Rockwood's Summer Academy will open on March 6. Classes will be held at Lafayette, as well as Rockwood Summit. Students can enroll in Summer Academy classes for multiple reasons. The program allows students to take classes like Art Fundamentals, Personal Finance and Business, Personal...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament to be held Feb. 1

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament to be held Feb. 1

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the latest game in the best-selling Super Smash Bros. franchise, was released for the Nintendo Switch on Dec. 7, 2018. Now, thanks to senior Matthew Countryman, Smash is returning to LHS. On Feb. 1, he is hosting Lafayette Clash, a gaming tournament that will take...

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