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Senior and choir Homecoming chair Julia Cundy paints a banner that will go on the choirs Homecoming Parade float. Cundy has spent time after school in the choir room to prepare for the Homecoming Parade.

More than just the candy

Adwyta Chelikavada, News Staff September 21, 2023

  Homecoming Week is where all the festivities before the big Homecoming Dance happen. Sept. 22, the last school day of the week, a parade will take place, starting at Green Pines Elementary...

Progress reports have been discontinued. Parents and students are encouraged to use the Infinite Campus portal to check up on grades.

Rockwood ends progress reports

Audrey Keller, News Staff September 15, 2023

Starting this year, progress reports will no longer be sent to parents and guardians. “We would’ve posted grades in the past and [guardians and students] would’ve gotten a notification that the...

One of the traditional events of HoCo Week is the parade. Various sport teams and clubs make floats.

‘Once Upon A Homecoming’

Daniel Carrillo, News Staff September 14, 2023

In what Student Council hopes will be an enchanting week for the Lancer community, the 2023 Homecoming Week will run Sept. 18-23. The theme is Once Upon A Homecoming. The week will consist of various events...

Construction on the Pool Doors is complete and student drivers and bus riders are now able to use them. However, the Pool Doors will continue to be closed to parent drop-off and pick-up.

Parent drop-off permanently limited to West Entrance

Maddy Cox, News Digital Content Editor September 13, 2023

The days of parent drop-off at the Pool Door Entrance have officially ended.  Although it was announced last week that the doors’ renovation had finished and are now open for use, administration...

New Lafayette Principal’s Advisory Committee to replace class officer positions

Daniel Carrillo and Sam Walowitz September 12, 2023

The Lafayette Principal’s Advisory Committee, or LPAC, has emerged as a new direct student-administration group. This committee acts as a student body of 12 (three from each grade) that will aid in decisions...

As the Patriot Day ceremony wraps up, AFJROTC walks back to Lafayette with flags. The ceremony took place before school to commemorate lives lost on the attacks of 9/11.

Teachers reflect on the events of 9/11

Ammu Lanka, News Assistant Editor September 11, 2023

At approximately 10:03 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, after being hijacked by terrorists, American Airlines Flight 93 first hit the Twin Towers in New York City.  On that day, 22 years ago, language arts...

Proposition 3 to increase capital funds

Proposition 3 to increase capital funds

Rishit Sohaney, News Staff September 5, 2023

To increase capital project funds, which are used by the district for maintenance, the Rockwood Board of Education voted 6-0 to place Proposition 3 on the Nov. 7, 2023 ballot and will need a simple majority...

Just 20 minutes after the Highway Patrol Testing Center opens at 8:20 a.m., a line forms out the door. Sometimes, people show up to wait in line as early as 4:30 a.m.

Examiner shortages cause difficulties for prospective drivers

Maddy Cox, News Digital Content Editor August 29, 2023
A shortage of examiners has created issues with the administration of driver tests, resulting in hours long wait times, and people frequently being turned away due to the overflow of people attempting to get tested.
21 new staff members have joined Lafayette for the 2023-24 school year.

New staff members join Lafayette community

Samantha Haney, News Multimedia Editor / Legend Social Media Manager August 28, 2023

Junior Ethan Tran serves the ball in a game against Seckman High School on April 6. They swept Seckman 3-0, with Tran leading the team in aces and serves. Overall, the Lancers placed second in the State Championship last season.

Boys volleyball becomes official sanctioned sport

Zosia Paciorek, News Assistant Editor August 24, 2023

The Missouri State High School Activities Association has officially recognized boys volleyball as a sanctioned sport starting in the spring of 2024. With this decision, boys volleyball becomes a part...

Hall passes at Lafayette were implemented last school year in response to students roaming the halls after asking to go to the bathroom. However, with the school still having issues with students roaming, the school will be implementing a new blackout time bathroom system.

Administration implements new policies to keep students from roaming during class

Ammu Lanka, News Assistant Editor August 23, 2023

Color-coded bathroom passes began at the start of last year, but this school year, a few changes have been made to manage the system. The biggest of those tweaks will be a new system of "blackout times",...

Not only are the names of each organization similar, but their current logos have many similar features.

Organization similar to National Honor Society creates potential confusion

Maddy Cox, News Digital Content Editor August 22, 2023

An organization by the name of Honor Society has been reaching out to students through email, inviting them to join. The organization, similar in both name and logo to National Honor Society, provides...

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