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During  2023s Trivia Night, senior Kyle Schwallie was gifted a Dairy Queen Certificate since it was his birthday. The theme for the night in 2023 was Hollywood, and this years theme is Time Warp Trivia.

LHS Trivia Night to be held Feb. 24

Sonya Sud, Editor in Chief February 20, 2024

On Feb. 24, the Class of 2026 will be hosting a trivia night in the Commons. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and trivia will begin at 7 p.m. The event is themed “Time Warp Trivia” with questions from...

To wrap up his time at Lafayette, Assistant Principal Timothy Jones took over the Class of 2024 and helped them through their last year of high school.

Assistant principal to continue working in education after retirement

Adwyta Chelikavada, News Staff February 6, 2024

After graduating the Class of 2024, Assistant Principal Timothy Jones will retire from working at Lafayette after 21 years.  Throughout his time here as an assistant principal, Jones took part in many...

After their first night in America, French exchange students Elisa Levesque, Tessa Polano, Olivia Fontenit, Noé Kelkou and Lilia Boulvais line up in the hotel lobby. The exchange students stayed in a hotel after their Friday evening flight, they then met with their hosts Saturday morning.

Lafayette welcomes five French exchange students

Abby Scott and Eshwar Murali February 5, 2024

From Feb. 3-22, five French exchange students will be at LHS. Each person is paired up with an LHS student and will live at their house. The French students arrived on Friday night, spent the night...

With a set criteria to evaluate applicants on scholastic abilities, communication, involvement, leadership and interest in field of education, Rockwood National Education Association will select up to four applicants for the RNEA Scholarship and up to two applicants for the RNEA Members Scholarship.

Rockwood National Education Association offers new scholarship for future education majors

Ammu Lanka, News Staff January 31, 2024

The Rockwood National Education Association, an organization that serves to represent educators in Rockwood, will be offering a new scholarship opportunity for seniors, starting this year. RNEA offers...

In order to meet Federal Student Aid application deadlines, many local resources, including Lafayette counselors, are available for one-on-one meetings. Even if you think your college is paid for, we still heavily recommend going ahead and filing the FAFSA so that you dont lose out on any opportunities, College and Career counselor Alex Dusenberry said. A lot of four year universities say you can only get scholarships if you complete the FASFA. [Also], it is a requirement that you complete the FSA in order to get A+ credit.

FAFSA deadlines delayed due to congressional push to make changes

Ammu Lanka, News Staff January 25, 2024

*Update: As of last week, the Department of Education announced that FAFSA forms will not be sent to colleges and universities until the first half of March. According to USA Today, this is due the form...

Senior Brianna Stitch donates blood on Jan. 27, 2023. STUCOs blood drive last year. ARC collected 81 pints of blood during last years drive.

STUCO to host annual Blood Drive Jan. 26

Theo Koury, News Staff January 24, 2024

Friday, Jan. 26, STUCO will be hosting its annual Blood Drive in the Back Gym. Students can sign up to donate blood through the American Red Cross website. Once on the website, enter sponsor code 'LafayetteHS'...

During the first read through of Freaky Friday, seniors (left to right) Lizzie Rattenborg, Keira Makalintal and Chris Songco sit together and look at their scripts for the first time. Theres a lot of Lafayette talent in this production, from the cast to the crew to our directing team, Makalintal said.

LTC to perform Freaky Friday for Spring Musical

Abby Scott, News Editor January 24, 2024

For this year’s musical, Lafayette Theater Company will be performing Freaky Friday. Directors Michael Swindle and Dan Horst lead once again, with music teacher Brad Balog directing the pit and music...

At the 2023 Winter Formal Dance, students dance in the Commons. Last years theme was Disco Fever.

“Hitting the Slopes” Winter Formal Week to start Jan. 22

Eshwar Murali, Sports Editor January 19, 2024

Beginning Jan. 22, Lafayette will kick off their “Hitting the Slopes” Winter Formal Spirit Week. There will be dress-up days from Jan 22-26, with the dance concluding the week on Jan. 27 from 7:30-9:30...

Principal Karen Calcaterra surprises Natasha Fischer with flowers and a balloon Feb. 7, 2022 after she was selected as Teacher of the Year. The following year, she left LHS to become an Administrative Intern at Kellison Elementary.

Former drama teacher returns as Assistant Principal

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager January 19, 2024

After working as an Administrative Assistant at Kellison Elementary School from 2022-2024, former Lafayette drama teacher Natasha Fischer will be returning as a Lancer in the 2024-2025 school year. She...

Before the 2023 carnival, sophomore Vaughn McFarland and sophomore Julia Woody put out nail polish and remover. McFarland ran the tattoo booth where they applied temporary tattoos on the guests, mainly guests. I like getting to be with the little kids, McFarland said.

Class of 2027 Winter Carnival seeks student volunteers

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager January 18, 2024

The Class of 2027 will host the Winter Carnival Jan. 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. as a fundraising event. The Winter Carnival made a comeback in 2023 after a three-year break due to COVID-19.  This year...

Wooden chairs and tables near the entrance of the library are going to be the first furniture pieces replaced. Starting next semester, new furniture will be taking its place.

Library begins remodeling for a more modern, comfortable look for students

Neel Patil, News Staff January 11, 2024

Starting this year, Lafayette’s Library plans to renovate its furniture and layout for a more modern, refined look to help students feel more comfortable. Librarian Nicole Ballard-Long said that the...

In the Guidance Office, school  counselor Stephanie Mullins and junior CJ Woode review Woodes academic plan. Mullins said that after the first week of February, only counselors can alter students academic planners, but students are able to request changes.

Academic planner course selections open, close Feb. 9

Maddy Cox, Asst. Editor in Chief January 11, 2024

With the introduction of the academic planner on Infinite Campus, the way students select their schedules for upcoming years has changed. While students are still required to select 14 semester's worth...

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