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Engraved bricks allow students to leave their legacy

Rachel Brown, Opinions Editor
February 4, 2010
Filed under News, Top Stories

The new courtyard, which will be a place for students and teachers to congregate in the spring, has also sparked a fundraising idea for Renaissance. “When we started construction the plan included a courtyard in the middle of Lafayette. We decided it was a great place to leave your legacy,” Language...

One click away: Image goes online

Max Thoman, Online News Editor
February 2, 2010
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Stop the presses!  As of Feb. 2, The Image is now online at www.lhsimage.com. The website does not replace the print edition, but allows for more immediate and frequently updated coverage of Lafayette and topics of interest to students. Online Managing Editor senior Mina Yu said, “The p...

School preps for disasters during January drills

February 2, 2010
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Freshman Carnival earns nearly $6,000

Grace Bueckendorf, Reporter
February 1, 2010
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Although it was Assistant Principal Mandy Lewis’ first time running a Lafayette fundraiser, it earned about $6,000 for the Class of 2013 and volunteers said the day ran smoothly. “It’s running a whole lot smoother than I had imagined. The parents really have it very well under control,” Lewis...

Board discusses future budget cuts

Sarah Greenlee, Reporter
February 1, 2010
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At the Jan. 28 Rockwood Board of Education meeting community and board members discussed possible cuts to the 2010-2011 budget.  They are working to cut $5 million from the budget. The predicted budget cuts will change bus routes and people within one mile of the high schools will have to walk. In...

Blood Drive draws student support

Molly White, Reporter
February 1, 2010
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With only eight percent of Americans donating blood, there is a major shortage of blood costing some people the ultimate price, and with 38,000 blood donations needed daily, there is a dire need for blood. However, Lafayette students chose to make a difference and participate in the Blood Drive that...

Poetry Out Loud competition provides avenue for spoken word

Teresa Avila, Reporter
February 1, 2010
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Poetry is not just something to be read in language arts. Students performed poems as part of a nationwide contest called Poetry Out Loud on Jan. 29. Participants chose a piece from the Poetry Out Loud anthology, then were required to “recite it with emphasis on oral interpretation,” language...

Club News

February 1, 2010
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History Club, new this year, looks to mix world and local culture from the community. The student-driven club, sponsored by AP Art History teacher Jean Peters has had one formal meeting. The 12 attendees focused on Chinese art, history and culture. All presentations are organized and presented by stu...

This Week In History Feb. 1-7

Max Thoman, Online News Editor
February 1, 2010
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Though the launch of lhsimage.com will forever go down in history, it’s only right to look back at what made this week and month great in history. February is  National African American History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating African American contributions, was born in February. The Library...

Lafayette names TOY finalists

Kelley Bauer, Reporter
February 1, 2010
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Nominees for the 2009-2010 Lafayette Teacher of the Year include Brad Balog, instrumental music;  Becky Lawrence, FACS; Chris Lofgren, science; Danna Phillips, mathematics;  and Lori Sanders, FACS.  Staff members will select a winner after hearing nomination speeches at the Feb. 12 staff meeting....

Coming Soon!

January 6, 2010
Filed under News

The LHS Image website will launch live on Feb. 2. The online edition will feature new stories, pictures, interviews and follow-ups from previous stories. Stay tuned for future coverage.