Harvest concert

2017 Harvest Concert & Family Fun Night presented by the orchestra of Lafayette HS, Jamestown HS & Berkeley MS.  Our orchestras performed in costume for this annual Halloween-time concert, with pies, a costume contest, and doughnut eating competition following the performance.  Pictured is our rendition of “Orange Blossom Special”, which the orchestras performs every year from memory.

Daily Announcements for Friday, November 17, 2017

In celebration of DECA Month. our DECA chapter will ask a quiz question every day this week. Today’s question is: How can DECA help you succeed in life? Stop by Mrs. Napier’s room 415 with your answer, and the first 5 students with the correct answer will receive a prize!

It’s not too late to purchase tickets for tonight’s semifinal football game vs Deep Creek!  They are $8.00, and available during all lunches.

LHS will host 8 schools this Saturday at the One Act “Super Regional” Theatre Festival.  The competition runs from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Be sure to arrive by 1:45 to support LHS Theatre as they perform their regional runner up performance, “These Shining Lives.”  Admission is free and all performances are open to the public.

Here’s the final Stuff the Cruiser update! Big congratulations to Ms. Joan Turner’s class who donated over 550 canned food items! They will receive free breakfast from Officer McLaughlin. In addition, congrats to Lafayette students and staff for donating over 1100 canned food items in total, beating both Warhill and Jamestown in this year’s competition. Way to go RAMS!!!

Daily Announcements for Thursday, November 16, 2017

In celebration of DECA Month. our DECA chapter will ask a quiz question every day this week. Today’s question is: Name a Virginia College or University that has DECA. Stop by Mrs. Napier’s room 415 with your answer, and the first 5 students with the correct answer will receive a prize!

Seniors!  Tomorrow is the last day of College Application Week!  Most Virginia universities are waiving their application fees during this week.  Sign up for an appointment with your counselor TODAY if you need help with your applications!

Calling all RAMS!  Lafayette will host a regional semi-final football game against Deep Creek HS at Wanner Stadium this Friday at 7.  Presale tickets will be sold for $8.00 at all lunch shifts today and Friday.  Tickets will also be available to the general public in the Athletic Director’s office from 8:30 to 2:30 both days.

It’s Super Regional time!  Lafayette Theatre will host 8 schools this Saturday at the One Act “Super Regional” Theatre Festival.  The first curtain opens at 9:00 am and the last curtain closes at 4:00 pm.  Come out at 1:45 and support LHS Theatre as they perform their regional runner up performance, “These Shining Lives.”  Admission is free and all performances are open to the public.

Science National Honor Society members! There will be a meeting today after school in room 309.

Reflections Representatvies

Reflections Contest

These students are advancing on to the division-wide Reflections contest!  Congratulations!

John Adkins, 11th grade, film production

Jaida White, 9th grade, literature

Briar Ownby-Connolly, 11th grade , photography

Daily Announcements for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

In Celebration of DECA Month. our DECA chapter will ask a quiz question every day this week. Today’s question is: What is DECA Dress? Stop by Mrs. Napier’s room 415 with your answer, and the first 5 students with the correct answer will receive a prize!

Calling all RAMS!  Lafayette will host a regional semi-final football game against Deep Creek HS at Wanner Stadium this Friday at 7.  Presale tickets will be sold for $8.00 at all lunch shifts this Thursday and Friday.  Tickets will also be available to the general public in the Athletic Director’s office from 8:30 to 2:30 this Thursday and Friday.

Come join the best new craze in fitness – the Lit & Fit Club! Lead by instructors from Frame Fitness, this club is full of high energy and awesome music! The first meeting is after school on Monday, November 20. See Mr. Jefferson or the Main Office for an application form. You must return a completed form and waiver before participating!

Congratulations to Isabelle Gareis and Robert Walton for being selected Seniors of the Month for November. Robert and Isabelle were nominated by staff members as two students that are dedicated, hardworking and consistently exhibit respect to peers and adults. The commitment and kindness they show every day to the Lafayette community is outstanding!

Groups meeting after school today are:

  • DECA in room 415
  • Project Discovery in room 624

 

Seniors of the Month

Congratulations to Isabelle Gareis and Robert Walton for being selected Seniors of the Month for November. Robert and Isabelle were nominated by staff members as two students that are dedicated, hard working and consistently exhibit respect to peers and adults. The commitment and kindness you show every day to the Lafayette community is outstanding. 

Daily Announcements for Tuesday, November 14, 2017

In Celebration of DECA Month. our DECA chapter will ask a quiz question every day this week. Stop by Mrs. Napier’s room 415 with your answer, and the first 5 students with the correct answer will receive a prize! Today’s question is: Name one country other than the USA that has DECA Chapters.

Also, DECA members! There will be a meeting on Wednesday, after school, in room 415. We will be picking competition categories

Seniors –  November 13-17 is College Application Week!  Most Virginia universities are waiving their application fees during this week.  Sign up for an appointment with your counselor today if you need help with your applications.

Basketball cheer practice will take place today and tomorrow of this week.  Please meet in the fitness room, dressed and ready to go, by 2:45.

Rambassadors, please remember that your logs for meeting with your Rammies are due to Ms. Tracy in room 402 tomorrow!

Project Discovery will meet on Wednesday, November 15th right after school in room 624.

It’s Super Regional time!  Lafayette Theatre will host 8 schools this Saturday at the One Act “Super Regional” Theatre Festival.  The first curtain opens at 9:00am and the last curtain closes at 4:00 pm.  Come out at 1:45 pm and support LHS Theatre as they perform their regional runner up performance, “These Shining Lives.”  Admission is free and all performances are open to the public.

Come join the best new craze in fitness – the Lit & Fit Club! Lead by instructors from Frame Fitness, this club is full of high energy and awesome music! The first meeting is after school on Monday, November 20. See Mr. Jefferson or the Main Office for an application form. You must return a completed form and waiver before participating!

It’s time for a Stuff the Cruiser update! Ms. Turner’s class is still in 1st place with 549 cans!! New to the race, in 2nd place, is Ms. Consoli’s class with 93 cans. Mr. Deer, Mr. Bellido, Ms. Napier, and Ms. Feingold are following close behind. This Thursday is the last day to bring in canned goods for local needy families. Let’s make sure that cruiser is stuffed to the roof!

LHS Clubs meeting after school today are:

  • The French Honor Society in room 300
  • The LHS book club in the library
  • The Appreciation of Film club in the Lecture Hall

 

Steve Gallas

National School Psychologist Week!

Happy National School Psychologist Week to Steve Gallas.  Thank you for all you do to help LHS students.

NHS Inductees

LHS’ National Honor Society inducted 10 new members this fall.

Pictured left to right are Tatiana Early, Logan Jackson, Olivia Stewart, Louisa Wood, Ashley King, Molly Kyla Dino, Blayne Jones, Oskar O’Neal, Tara Davy and Lauren Roth.


Current NHS member, Patrice Cummings, designed holiday cards as part of her individual community service requirement. They will be distributed to local senior centers.

Picture of Patrice Cummings

Daily Announcements for Monday, November 13, 2017

The Love is Love Club will be meeting today during AEP. Please bring all knitting and crocheting supplies.

National Honor Society Members – there will be a meeting after school today in the Lecture Hall. Please bring your schedule form and your permission slip.  If you cannot attend, please see Madame Collins with a note in Room 300.

The Spanish Honor Society will have a brief meeting Tuesday morning during AEP.

Societe Honoraire de Français – SHF – (French Honor Society) – will meet after school tomorrow, Tuesday 11/14 in Room 300.  We will be completing our Community Service for the month and preparing for our Holiday celebration. Bring a snack to share!  See Madame Collins with questions.

The LHS book club will meet after school tomorrow.  Please let Mrs. Wallisch know if you plan on attending.

Seniors –  November 13-17 is College Application Week!  Most Virginia universities are waiving their application fees during this week.  Sign up for an appointment with your counselor today if you need help with your applications.

In Celebration of DECA Month our DECA chapter will ask a quiz question everyday this week. Stop by Mrs. Napier’s room 415 with your answer to claim your prize. Answers will be revealed on our DECA Bulletin daily outside of Room 415. Your DECA Quiz question for today is: Name 1 famous person who has been a DECA member. (first 5 students with correct answers win prizes)

Basketball cheer practice will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.  Please meet in the fitness room, dressed and ready to go, by 2:45.

The NEW Appreciation of Film Club presents the Science Fiction classic: THE MATRIX.  Come to the Lecture Hall after school tomorrow to watch definitive sci-fi film of a generation.  Please see Mr. Downs for Club Member forms.

Rambassadors! Please remember that your logs for meeting with your Rammies are due to Ms. Tracy in room 402 by November 15th.