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Flex Time brings many options for students

Flex Time brings many options for students

Vijay Viswanathan, Staff Reporter

18 hours ago

Today, Aug. 22. is the first day Flex has been implemented. Many clubs and teachers have taken advantage of this newly incorporated time in order to have meetings and one-on-one time to help students. Flex Time has been implemented in all Rockwood high schools this school year. The goal behind Flex...

Water main break damages parts of building, forces relocation plans

Water main break damages parts of building, forces relocation plans

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

At approximately 11 a.m. on Aug. 17, a water main broke at the front of the building under Athletic Director Jon Sumner’s Office and Social Studies Department Chair Krista Silvernail’s classroom, Room 183, flooding the front of the school.  According to CATCO (Catastrophe Cleaning and Restor...

Soft rollout of Flex schedule planned for first week of school year

Soft rollout of Flex schedule planned for first week of school year

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

August 6, 2019

With the first day of the school year right around the corner on Aug. 12, that also means the redesigned Flex Time schedule is only days away from being implemented. The first two weeks of the school year, however, will include a soft rollout of the Flex schedule.  Flex Time is designed to provide time for st...

Second week of August starts preparation for 2019-20 year

Second week of August starts preparation for 2019-20 year

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

August 6, 2019

Preparation for the coming 2019-2020 school year starts on Wed., August 7 between 6-9 p.m. with the freshman parent meeting, registration and fish dance. Freshman orientation follows on August 8 from 12:45 p.m. to 3:17 p.m. Freshman will be given the opportunity to walk their schedule, meet their teachers...

Lancers mourn loss of senior Brianna Reid

Lancers mourn loss of senior Brianna Reid

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

August 4, 2019

Lancers are mourning the loss of senior Brianna Reid who passed away by suicide on Aug. 2.  Reid was a member of the Class of 2020, and she was a member of both the Lafayette field hockey and track and field teams. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 6 at Midlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens i...

“Legally Blonde” receives five award nominations

“Legally Blonde” receives five award nominations

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

May 8, 2019

The Lafayette Theatre Company was awarded five nominations of recognition for their spring musical, “Legally Blonde”. The nominations received are Outstanding Production, Outstanding Supporting Actress (senior Abi Mirikitani), Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Musical Direction (Christy Shaffer) and...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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