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Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

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Because there were no applicants for the open study hall position, In-School Suspension teacher Dale Walker has been supervising the study hall room each day since the beginning of the year, and Student Restore Program teacher Whitney Ralph is supervising students in ISS. “It’s temporary. They’re looking for a permanent teacher to fill in, so they had me move here to have a constant person,” Walker said.

Living with less

Samantha Haney and Daniel Carrillo September 23, 2022

With multiple staff shortages in the district, and specifically at Lafayette, many tasks are either being left undone or having to be taken over by other staff members who are already loaded down with...

Happy mind = happy life

Happy mind = happy life

Annie Leath and Sonya Sud September 23, 2022

More effort is being placed not only on making a variety of resources available for dealing with mental health concerns, but also for getting people to use those resources. “Every student at Lafayette...

At the Sept. 1 Board of Education meeting, Jessica Clark listens to patron comments. Most patrons spoke about comments Clark made at a Real Talk Radio event on Aug. 23.

School board takes action to address recent controversy

Juli Mejia, Samantha Haney, Sonya Sud, and Eshwar Murali September 2, 2022

After comments made by Rockwood Board of Education member Jessica Clark on Aug. 23 were widely circulated on social media and in the press, the Sept. 1 meeting at Marquette High School drew a large crowd...

Hall passes at Lafayette are now color-coordinated based on classroom location and the closest corresponding bathroom. The decision was made in response to students roaming the halls after asking to go to the bathroom.

Bathroom hall passes, guest check-in implemented as new security procedures

Sonya Sud, Assistant Editor in Chief August 29, 2022

For the 2022-2023 school year, new security procedures including a coordinated hall pass system and a check-in have been added. When a student needs to leave a classroom, they must now have a colored...

Yearbook staff member Jude Thomas, sophomore, helps distribute the 2022 Legend during parking pass pick-up days before the 2022-2023 school year starts. Yearbooks were first distributed on Aug. 8.

2023 Legend back to school special to end Aug. 31

Sonya Sud and Samantha Haney August 16, 2022

“The yearbook is not only a book with class pictures but it’s also a history book. We tell stories in there, and we want people to read those stories and to feel like they’re welcomed and they’re...

The west parking lot is full of cars during the school day. Starting on Aug. 1, seniors will have the chance to purchase their parking spot, and can choose it on May 16.

Parking passes on sale Aug. 1

Caoimhe Farris, Staff Reporter June 2, 2022

The Parent Pay Online option for purchasing a parking permit for the 2022-2023 school year will become available on Aug. 1 for $80 each. The application also includes the option "Zero Pay" for paying with...

Junior L Lamar opens up StudentSquare on a computer. ParentSquare will be utilized by teachers and parents in the 2022-23 school year, while StudentSquare will be utilized by students through either an app or online website.

District moving to ParentSquare communication system for safety, easier accessibility

Samantha Haney, Co Web Editor June 2, 2022

For the 2022-2023 school year, the Rockwood School District will be switching over to a new communication service. The contract with SchoolMessenger, the current service that the district uses, originally...

Language arts teacher Cheryl Hermach and special education teachers Debbie Ballard, Sandy Schilling-Gal and Terri Warnars will all be retiring in 2022. Each teacher has worked at Lafayette for over 20 years.

Four teachers plan retirement after over 20 years of teaching

Max Hartsfield, Blake Jaycox, and Eshwar Murali May 31, 2022

There will be four teachers retiring this year from Lafayette. Language arts teacher Cheryl Hermach and special education teachers Debbie Ballard, Sandy Schilling-Gal and Terri Warnars will all make their...

LHS students enjoy lunch in the Commons on May 23. The school provided lunches were free for the 2021-2022 school year, however, free lunch will be going away for the 2022-2023 school year. In addition, prices for lunches will be increasing in comparison to the pre-COVID-19 era.

Cafeteria to implement lunch changes for 2022-2023 school year

Morgan Vehige and Devan Ellison May 25, 2022

At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, the free lunch option in the school cafeteria will go away and a price increase will put the new value of lunch at $3.80. The change comes from the end of a...

Tyson devotes time, dedication to put best foot forward at State this year

Chiara Bouckaert, Digital Media Asst. Editor May 25, 2022

After a District Championship win last season, junior Grace Tyson and her team are looking forward to competing at State this year in Kansas City. The girls will be traveling this weekend and are hoping...

In 2020, Hudak travels to Colorado to take professional photos to add to her portfolio for auditions for ballet companies.

Broken At The Barre

Janka Gerber May 13, 2022

Ballet is one big juxtaposition. It is both a beautiful and a grueling sport that asks to fight with every muscle, and to balance just right on a block of wood no more than two inches wide just to appear...

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