Flying Wright Bats

Mr. Aadahl’s engineering class fly Wright Bats. These aeronautical projects are named after the Wright Brothers’ toy.

Daily Announcements for Friday, November 10, 2017

Seniors! Don’t forget about the Senior breakfast this morning at 8:00 am in the Upper Commons. We will be sharing all sorts of important information, including graduation supplies, prom and the senior class trip. See you there!

Also for 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.

The LHS book club will meet after school on Tuesday, November 14th.  Please let Mrs. Wallisch know if you plan on attending.

Basketball cheer practice will take place next week, on Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, the 15th.  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 on Tuesday 11/14 at 2:30 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.

LHS Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month

Mrs. Amanda Weaver is the LHS employee of the month!  Thank you for all you do to support Lafayette High School!!

Daily Announcements for Thursday, November 9, 2017

DECA Day was November 8th. To celebrate, our DECA students have hidden DECA diamonds throughout the school. If you find one, bring it to Room 415 to claim your prize!

Seniors! There will be a senior breakfast tomorrow, November 10, at 8:00 am in the Upper Commons. We will be sharing all sorts of important information, including graduation supplies, prom and the senior class trip. Please try to attend.

There’s still time to help the James City County Police Department “Stuff a Cruiser!” First block classes are collecting non-perishable food items to help local families in need.  The first block class that collects the most items will win a free breakfast from Officer McLaughlin!  Last year, Warhill High School and Jamestown High School beat us; let’s show our Ram Pride and win this year!

Matthew Rice signs college scholarship.

Congratulations Matt Rice!

Matt Rice will be continuing his education and lacrosse career at Mt. Saint Mary’s University in Maryland! Congratulations!

 

Matt Rice on signing DayMatt Rice on signing DayMatt Rice's family on signing day.Matt Rice and his mother.

Matt Rice commits to play D1 lacrosse

Matt Rice commits to play lacrosse at Mt. St Marys College in Emmitsburg, Md

Daily Announcements for Wednesday, November 8, 2017

DECA Day is November 8th. To celebrate our DECA students have hidden DECA diamonds throughout the school. If you find one, bring it to Room 415 to claim your prize!

Attention young men! Men of Vision and Purpose (MVP) is having an informational meeting in the auditorium on Thursday, November 9th, during AEP. Come see if you have what it takes to be an MVP!

Seniors! There will be a senior breakfast on Friday, November 10, at 8:00 am in the Upper Commons. We will be sharing all sorts of important information, including graduation supplies, prom and the senior class trip. Please try to attend.

The NEW Appreciation of Film Club presents the Science Fiction classic: THE MATRIX.  Come to the Lecture Hall on Tuesday, November 14th, after school to watch the definitive sci-fi film of a generation.  Please see Mr. Downs for Club Member forms.

Daily Announcements for Monday, November 6, 2017

All girls and boys that are interested in participating in the indoor track and field season, please meet today in the Upper Commons after school. Please be on time, prepared to start the indoor season practices.  You must have a current physical to participate.  Coach Jones and staff look forward to meeting each of you!

Here is another Fascinating French Fact to help us Celebrate National French Week: Did you know that it is illegal to photograph the Eiffel Tower at night?  The copy write law is still in effect for the artist who decorated the Eiffel Tower with lights.  So be careful what you post on the internet! Also, look out for our LHS French students and SHF members at lunch who will be helping us celebrate today in French style! Viva la France!

The NEW Appreciation of Film Club presents the Science Fiction classic: THE MATRIX.  Come to the Lecture Hall on Tuesday, November 14th, after school to watch the definitive sci-fi film of a generation.  Please see Mr. Downs for Club Member forms.

Help the James City County Police Department “Stuff a Cruiser!” First block classes are collecting non-perishable food items to help local families in need.  The first block class that collects the most items will win a free breakfast from Officer McLaughlin!  Last year, Warhill High School and Jamestown High School beat us; let’s show our Ram Pride and win this year!

LHS Forensics

The LHS Forensics Team completed at First Colonial High School in the Tidewater Forensics League. Lafayette came in first with many students placing and winning trophies and medals. Congratulations!

LHS Forensics Team

Congratulations LHS Theatre!

Recently, 23 students from the Lafayette HS Theatre Department attended Virginia Theatre Association Annual Conference in Norfolk, Va. The conference, is the largest state theatre association gathering in the U.S. Over, 1.000 theatre students participated on stage from across the state with an attendance of over 3,000.  The cast and crew were able to participate and choose from a variety of over 100 educational theatre workshops that included guest artists from the professional theatre world, that shared their talent, knowledge, and experience with the students. Five lucky students from VTA,  which included our own LHS senior, Astrid Stanley, were chosen to sing on stage with and receive critiques from Mike Faist, Tony Award winning Broadway actor from ‘Newsies’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’. 

LHS Theatre performed their One Act, ‘These Shining Lives’ by Melanie Marnich. The LHS Theatre team came in 3rd Place overall, out of 57 high schools that were represented from around the state of Virginia. 

 Other top awards received were 

  •  First Place- Original One Act Play – Trophy -written by Junior Hannah Kittrell.  Hannah also received a  $100 check from VTA for her accomplishment.
  •  Third Place- Original Two Act Play- Honorary Medal -written by senior Brandon Taylor
  •  All Star Actor- Honorary Medal- Senior- Eric Stump
  •  Outstanding Top Actors in performance at VTA –  Excellence Medal- Junior- Christine Strong
  •  Outstanding Top Actors in performance at VTA-   Excellence Medal -Senior- Tara Davy
  •  Trophy- Outstanding Technical Work 
  • Trophy- Outstanding Costumes