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Superintendent Mark Miles addresses the board and patrons during the May 6 Board of Education meeting. At the meeting, over 30 patrons spoke their opinions about recent curriculum controversy with the meeting lasting about three hours.

Superintendent shares his thoughts as he prepares for exit from Rockwood

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager May 13, 2021

“There were a number of factors that contributed to my retirement. It is bittersweet as I have loved my time in the Rockwood School District, and it is bittersweet as I have served 26 years in the field...

On the Rockwood website, Lafayette High School how has a tab for Social & Emotional/Mental Health Resources with different links to pages with access points for hotlines, reasources and exercises to help learn more about mental health. The resources can also be ultilized in a crisis situation during any time of the day.

RSD Counseling Department hope Mental Health Resource site provides support for students

Makayla Archambeault, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2021

On the Lafayette High School (LHS) website, under the “Students” tab, there is now an additional page available for students called “Social & Emotional/Mental Health Resources”. The page is...

Math teacher Patricia Mabie keeps the photos taken at the Choice Awards in her room. Even today, Mabie is still in contact with many of the students she selected for her Choice Award.

Annual Choice Awards provide wide range of recognition

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor May 5, 2021

The annual Choice Awards will be held on Thursday. May 6 from 7:15-8 a.m. “The Choice Award is really a special award that is given at Lafayette by any staff member, it doesn’t have to be a teacher...

Junior Avery Calderon smiles after receiving her COVID-19 vaccine. Calderon said,

Students begin receiving vaccines; multiple opportunities available

Jack Daws and Samantha Haney April 30, 2021

With the Moderna vaccine approved for ages 18 and older and the Pfizer vaccine approved for ages 16 and older, students ae now starting to get vaccinated. Junior Evan Brotherton was able to receive...

Jeffery Landow teaches his 6th hour Language arts class in a larger room than usual to accomodate for him being immunocompromised.

Task Force works to finalize schedule for 2021-2022 school year

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager April 29, 2021

The Rockwood School District (RSD) has announced the creation of a task force to discuss scheduling, both for in-person learning and online learning, for the 2021-2022 school year. The task force consists...

The theme for this school year's yearbook is

2021 Legend yearbook sales to end this week

Jack Daws, Asst. Editor April 29, 2021

The final deadline to order a 2021 Legend yearbook is Friday, April 30 at midnight. After that time, the books will be ordered and sent to the publisher. Only a few extra copies will be ordered in addition...

Principal Karen Calcaterra along with SASSP board member Gary Jansen after being surprised with the 2020-2021 Principal of the Year award.

Calcaterra earns recognition as 2020-2021 St. Louis Principal of the Year

Juli Mejia, Asst. Editor April 16, 2021

Principal Karen Calcaterra has been Lafayette's leader for four years. This year has probably proved to be one of the most challenging of all those years, but her efforts during this time have not...

Guitar teacher Traci Bolton simultaneously instructs her in-person students and her online learners during her 4th Hour guitar ensemble class. Unlike in this picture, virtual  students next year will be asynchronous.

RSD announces Rockwood Online, new structure for online learning to be implemented for 2021-2022 school year

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor April 15, 2021

For the 2021-2022 school year, the Rockwood at Home program will be no more. Instead, the Rockwood School District (RSD) is creating Rockwood Online, which will be vastly different from this year’s online...

Yearbook club photos to be taken April 15, virtual students will take online screenshots

Yearbook club photos to be taken April 15, virtual students will take online screenshots

Olivia Moran, Staff Reporter April 12, 2021

Though the format will be a bit different this year, the 2021 Legend staff has scheduled Club Picture Day this week. The staff has created a procedure that will keep students safe while allowing club members...

Members of ROTC perform the flag ceremony on September 11, 2020. Multiple ROTC members are also a part the Cyber Lancers teams.

Cyber Lancers place at the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Caroline Black, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

Lafayette’s Cyber Lancers teams both placed at the state level within their own tiers at the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Cyber Lancers 2 took third in the state in the Gold tier. Cyber...

After one year with no live performances, LTC bounces back with Spring Musical

Makayla Archambeault, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2021

This year’s Spring Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will be performed by Lafayette Theatre Company (LTC) on April 8-10 beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $10 by reservation...

Kyle Klostermann, a finalist for National Merit, said,

National Merit finalists reflect on accomplishment, future aspirations

Jack Daws and Isabelle Grigorescu March 17, 2021

Every year, high school juniors take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). As with all PSATs, it is a sort of practice for the SAT, but the...

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