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In April of 2024, a documentary centered on the 2022 session of Missouri Girls State, was released. The documentary follows participating Girls State citizens during the first year of the programs co-hosting with Boys State.

Missouri program receives national attention after release of Apple TV+ Documentary

Maddy Cox and Abby Scott May 17, 2024

Girls State is a national program under the American Legion Auxiliary that aims to promote civic engagement, scholastic achievement and leadership among girls across the U.S. Each state has its own...

Protests are being held at colleges across the United States. There have been protests at Washington University in St. Louis and Columbia University, both colleges seniors from the Class of 2024 will be attending.

College protests across country impact former, current Lafayette students

Sonya Sud, Samantha Haney, and Eshwar Murali May 13, 2024

  Across the U.S., college students are joining Pro-Palestinian groups in protesting war in Gaza and are calling for universities to cut any financial ties they may have with Israel. While...

During 4th Hour, Personal Fitness and Wellness walks in the Gym. This class is offered over the summer.

Total of five courses to be offered during summer, two in-person

Zosia Paciorek, Features Editor May 10, 2024

According to the Rockwood School District website, five classes will be offered through Rockwood Summer Acadamy including Health, Art Fundamentals, Personal Fitness and Wellness, Personal Finance (sophomore-senior...

The original graduation date for the Class of 2024 was set to be May 29 at the Chaifetz Arena. However, on Aug. 3, the BOE voted to change Graduation to May 11. When Rockwood posted about the change on Facebook, many parents took to the comments to voice their concerns and support.

Change in graduation dates poses concern from parents, challenges for students

At the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year, Graduation was set for May 29 at the Chaifetz Arena. An updated date was released on Aug. 3, revealing that Lafayette’s seniors will graduate earlier, on...

Before a lacrosse game, seniors Sierra Sachtleben and Olivia Williams wear their floaties. In water wars, floaties and goggles can be worn as protection. When a senior is wearing one of those items properly, they cant get out.

Wild water wars

Rachel Emma Saferite, News Staff May 7, 2024

This year, 99 seniors at Lafayette are participating in Senior Water Wars. Courtney Kemp and Penelope Proffitt are hosting the game this year. To get into the game, players had to pay $12 via Venmo.  Kemp...

Lafayette hosts Special Olympics for student-athletes, community

Vedha Inampudi and Natalie Soest May 3, 2024

Lafayette students pair up with athletes from all over the community to compete in the 2024 Special Olympics. The event was comprised of 262 athletes and over 450 volunteers. Volunteers hosted games and...

The Lancer Parent Organization president and vice president handed out grants to staff members.

Lancer Parent Organization fulfills grants

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager May 3, 2024

At the Class of 2023s graduation, graduates toss their caps into the air. Graduation for the Class of 2024 will take place on May 11.

Upcoming senior events mark end of year

Sonya Sud and Samantha Haney May 1, 2024

Senior Awards Night - May 1 Seniors who received an invite from the College and Career Office will receive awards during Senior Awards Night May 1, at 7 p.m. Seniors Sarah Ebenezer and Chris Songco will...

What’s a Lancer?

Sam Walowitz and Lylah Kimberlin April 24, 2024

The Lancer mascot has taken on different forms throughout Lafayette's history. Each is represented throughout the school in murals, clock faces and even the floor of the Commons. Lafayette community members...

Former students, colleagues celebrate retirees

Jack Robeson, Digital Media Editor in Chief April 18, 2024

Six Lafayette staff members are retiring this year, leaving a lasting impact. Former students and current colleagues of the retirees discuss their memory.

Lafayette students, staff observe eclipse

Julia Dean, Digital Media Staff April 16, 2024

On April 8, Lafayette students and staff joined to watch the partial eclipse on the football field. They were on the field for under an hour, passing time by talking to friends, tracking the sun's progress...

Social Studies teacher Steve Klawiter will have his AP World History class take the digital exam this May. He said he looks forward to seeing how his students will perform on the exam. “Its been very clear theyre moving towards digital. Since the pandemic started, theyve been putting the pieces in place to go digital, Klawiter said. “I think that ultimately it’s going to be more beneficial because with systems like Canvas and Google Classroom, students are used to more digital activities and less handwriting activities.” 

Nine AP exams will transition to digital format in 2025, additional six in 2026

Zosia Paciorek, Features Editor April 11, 2024

College Board will transition from paper AP tests to a digital format, starting in May of 2025. There will be a total of 9 AP classes offered in a digital format according to College Board.  All...

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