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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, Staff Writer

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...

Yearbook schedules club pictures

Yearbook schedules club pictures

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Club pictures will be taken all day on Monday, Jan. 28. Students should receive a pass from their club sponsor. Only students with a signed pass will be allowed in the photos. Make sure your name is printed clearly on the pass so that you can be correctly identified in the photo when it appears in the...

Remind to cancel text service for Verizon customers

Remind to cancel text service for Verizon customers

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under National News, News, School News, Top Stories

Beginning on Jan. 28, Verizon customers will no longer be able to receive text messages through the popular messaging platform, Remind. The change comes following a new Verizon fee intended for companies that send mass spam texts, according to a statement posted on Remind's website. "To offer our te...

ROSE Awards receiving nominations by Jan. 28

ROSE Awards receiving nominations by Jan. 28

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Rockwood School District started accepting nominations for the 2019 ROSE Award (Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education). The purpose of the award is to celebrate individuals' contributions to the school district regarding the areas of character, performance, leadership and service. Any ...

Rockwood schools dismiss early Jan. 11

Rockwood schools dismiss early Jan. 11

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Due to inclement weather predicted to hit before the end of the regular school day, the Rockwood School District has called for all schools to be dismissed early. The schedule for the remainder of the school day is as follows: 2nd hour 9:23 - 9:43 3rd hour 9:48 - 10:08 5th hour 10:13 - 10:...

Best Buddies program introduced

Best Buddies program introduced

Shelby Darnell, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2019


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Lafayette has initiated a chapter of the Best Buddies Program. It is being sponsored by special education teacher Zackary Sutter and junior Ellie Moloney, who is serving as president of the group. “I try to plan the events and get all the details set up for all the events we’re gonna have and r...

Choir hosts themed show dinner for charities

Choir hosts themed show dinner for charities

Shelby Darnell, Opinions Editor

December 20, 2018


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The Holiday Showcase took place on Thurs Dec 6 and Fri Dec 7, showcasing the choir, band and orchestra’s talents. Family members of the students involved were invited to come sit and enjoy a meal while the event took place. The Showcase is a part show, part concert and part dinner hosted primarily by...

Fight against human trafficking visits LHS

Fight against human trafficking visits LHS

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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

This December, some West-County students, in the team Gals for Gals, are raising money and awareness against human trafficking through the worldwide campaign called Dressember. Dressember is a month-long event created to raise money and awareness against human trafficking. All month long participants...

Events scheduled to make exams more manageable

Events scheduled to make exams more manageable

Jacob Ward and Chloe Baker

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

With less than two weeks left before school is dismissed for winter break finals are quickly approaching. This school year, scheduling of finals week changed. Monday Dec. 17 is a normal A day. 5th hour finals will be at the beginning of the day on Tuesday followed by a shortened schedule. Wednesday f...

HOSA hosts Stop The Bleed presentation

HOSA hosts Stop The Bleed presentation

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018


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Last Tuesday, Dec. 4, HOSA- Future Health Professionals hosted an event for members to learn about bleeding control through the Stop The Bleed organization.   After a presentation on how to react in a situation where someone is bleeding, HOSA students learned how to apply a tourniquet to a bleeding...

Public forum hosted at LHS Nov. 13

Public forum hosted at LHS Nov. 13

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

A public forum aimed to inform parents of challenges that the new generation faces and how to parent it. Named "Parenting the iGeneration" the forum showcased representatives from INOBTR, Chad's Coalition and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NCADA). Opening with Cindy Schroeder from...

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