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Language arts teacher Jillian Flores won Homecoming Queen at her senior Homecoming in 2006. Flores also said  her boyfriend at the time, Tyler Filmore, won Homecoming King, making the night even more special. 

People of Lafayette: Jillian Flores

Rachel Saferite September 22, 2023

The 2023-2024 school year is Jillian Flores' first year as a language arts teacher at LHS. However, she's familiar with the school. In fact, Flores is a Lafayette Class of 2007 alumni. Going into...

On Aug. 15, senior Kate Kilmer went to Mimis Prom dress shop to try on some dresses. The blue dress on the left is the dress Kilmer bought for Homecoming this year. As an influencer for the shop, Kilmer has a promo code and when people use that code, it gives her a discount on her dresses.

People of Lafayette: Kate Kilmer

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief September 19, 2023

This year, senior Kate Kilmer decided to become an influencer for Mimi's Prom St. Louis. It started out when her mom saw a notification that Mimi’s was looking for people to try on their dresses and...

During the first Undefined practice of the year, Undefined captain, senior Keira Makalintal, plays an improv game. Makalintal and senior Luke Tipton became Undefined captains to develop their skills. “I prioritize experiences that are enriching for me,” Makalintal said.

New Undefined season premieres with two shows

Audrey Keller, News Staff September 14, 2023

The first Undefined show of the year will be Sept. 15 in the Theater. There will be two shows, one at 3:45 p.m., costing $3 per ticket, and the other at 7 p.m., costing $5 per ticket. Seniors Luke...

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...

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.
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",...

The Lancers face off against Marquettes defensive line In last years season opener. The Lancers lost 21-14 to the Mustangs.

Heat advisory changes activity schedules

Eshwar Murali, News Sports Editor August 23, 2023

St. Louis is experiencing a historic heat wave, in which heat indexes have been tied for the fourth highest in St. Louis history, according to the STL Post Dispatch. This has led Lafayette activities...

Pool Door construction causes change in parent drop off, student entrance

Pool Door construction causes change in parent drop off, student entrance

Samantha Haney, News Multimedia Editor / Legend Social Media Manager August 18, 2023

Due to safety concerns, the Pool Door entrance is being replaced. The construction is currently happening and is predicted to finish at the end of August. “The metal around the doors, because...

Over the summer, signs were added above room doors. This change was implemented throughout the district in order to make the schools easier to navigate in case of a fire emergency.

Building signs added as response to fire department request

Rishit Sohaney, News Staff August 16, 2023
As directed by the fire department, new signs have been added to the school building for better visibility during emergencies...
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