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Music In Our Schools annual choir concert takes place Oct. 18

Music In Our Schools annual choir concert takes place Oct. 18

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The annual Music In Our Schools choir concert will take place in the Lafayette Gymnasium on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Not only is this a Lafayette choir concert, it also involves many other Rockwood District schools, such as: Babler Elementary, Chesterfield Elementary, Crestview Middle School, Ellisville...

Girls volleyball undefeated in tournament over Homecoming weekend

Girls volleyball undefeated in tournament over Homecoming weekend

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Last weekend, the girls volleyball team traveled to Ozark High School near Springfield, MO for the Ozark Grand Slam tournament and returned undefeated. The tournament was set up as pool play. “Pool play is kind of like Round Robin, so you are set up into different pools to play, and you play ...

Girls golf reflects on State Championship, season overall

Girls golf reflects on State Championship, season overall

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Girls golf placed fourth as a team in the Class 2 State Championship at Sedalia Country Club this past week. Seniors Allie Harrell, Paige Sanfelippo, Alyssa Serafin, Anika Pulumati and freshman Brooke Biermann went to State as a team. Sanfelippo said, "I think as a team we really worked well to...

New school year brings upgrades to front-door security

New school year brings upgrades to front-door security

Amisha Paul, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Entering the Lafayette school building may not be as easy anymore.   Beginning this school year, front door security has become more involved. Instead of signing in on a piece of paper, visitors are now required to sign in via computer.   Visitors fill out a form asking their name, where they...

Being an immigrant in Trump’s America

Being an immigrant in Trump’s America

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, Blog, Opinions, Top Stories

"Terrorist! ISIL sympathizer! Go back to your own country!" I sat at my desk, shell-shocked. How could such accusations come out of someone's mouth? In my seventeen years of living in the United States, I had never encountered such vile words, until now. My beautiful brown skin had never warranted...

Oct. 13, 2014 Image

Oct. 13, 2014 Image

October 13, 2017


Filed under As Seen In The Image, Newspapers, Top Stories

To read issue 2 of the Image, click here: Oct. 13, 2017 Image Print Edition

As Seen In The Image: Teachers’ Desks

As Seen In The Image: Teachers’ Desks

October 13, 2017


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Many classrooms around the school have been decorated with special items or decorations. This video, which accompanies Issue 2 of the Image, shows some of these special classrooms and what motivated teachers to design their rooms in such ways.

Problems facing North Koreans should not be ignored

Problems facing North Koreans should not be ignored

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Top Stories

Recently, there was an influx of North Korean news in the media due to a series of ballistic missile launches that disrupted the Korean peninsula. Just a couple of months before, the media burst with the tragic death of Otto Wombier, an American student who died in comatose after he returned from...

Girls tennis to contend for State title

Girls tennis to contend for State title

Addie Watson, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Varsity girls tennis has had many accomplishments this year such as qualifying for State. The State tournament begins on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. in Springfield, MO. The girls will head out Thursday morning to get an early start on the day. According to sophomore Laney Tvrdik, the team's bigges...

Cross Country travels across the state to race in Rim Rock Farm Classic

Cross Country travels across the state to race in Rim Rock Farm Classic

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

After third hour on Sept. 22, the boys and girls cross country teams compiled 24 runners into four rented mini-vans and traveled four hours across Missouri to Lawrence, KS. The next morning, the two teams raced five kilometers in the Rim Rock Farm High School Cross Country Classic. Each team selected ...

#So90sHoco

#So90sHoco

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

October 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

This story compiles social media posts from throughout Homecoming Week 2017 into one place. https://storify.com/thelancerfeed/homecoming-week-2017.html

Undefined hosts fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Undefined hosts fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Hurricane Maria has caused mass devastation to U.S. colony Puerto Rico. Maria made landfall with winds of 155 miles per hour and severely damaged Puerto Rico's power infrastructure. "Though Hurricane Maria had dropped from a Category 5 to a Category 4 storm by the time it reached Puerto Rico, it was...