Daily Announcements for Friday, May 31, 2019

It’s time to return your library materials! Books, calculators, cables, and flash drives are now due.  Please see the media center staff if you need more information.

This year’s Literary Arts magazine will be sold during lunches until June 7th.  The magazine costs just $5.00.

We know it is far from Christmas time, however the LHS Theatre Department is excited to cast the winter musical, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS!!  The Theatre department is looking for the perfect Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang. This could be YOU! Come out and be part of this fun musical. No experience necessary. Auditions start Monday, June 3, after school in the Black Box Theatre.

The LHS Book Club’s last meeting of the year will take place during AEP on Tuesday, June 4th.

Daily Announcements for Thursday, May 30, 2019

Attention French Honor Society Members: Remember to attend our mandatory French Honor Society Spring Induction Ceremony tonight in the LHS Lecture Hall from 6:30 – 7:30  pm.  Don’t forget to bring a dish to share with new members. See Madame with questions!

Congratulations to Henry Hernandez, Patrica Lopez, Valeria Miquelarena, Gustavo Tejada! They are Lafayette’s first English Language Learner students to achieve membership in the National Honor Society!

ELL students join the National Honor Society

Congratulations to Henry Hernandez, Patrica Lopez, Valeria Miquelarena, Gustavo Tejada! They are Lafayette’s  first English Language Learner students to be inducted in to the National Honor Society!

New members during their induction to the National Honor Society.

NHS Induction Ceremony

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on Tuesday, May 14th at LHS in the Auditorium, with Amy Moser, reading specialist from Matoaka Elementary School, as the guest speaker.

Fifty-four new members were inducted into the society!  Way to go Rams!

 

Entire group in candlelight.

NHS officers give speeches.New members during their induction to the National Honor Society.

Daily Announcements for Wednesday, May 29, 2019

There’s still time to volunteer for this Friday’s Relay for Life.  We need students and staff to help with set up, break down, the Kid Zone, and, most importantly, to walk and represent our team.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Prokos in the main office.

This year’s Literary Arts magazine will be sold during lunches until June 7.  The magazine costs just $5.00.

Could you be the next: Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy, Pig Pen, Sally, Linus, Schroeder, Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Violet, Rerun, Franklin or Woodstock? AUDITIONS are NEXT week, June 3rd – 5th for the LHS Winter Musical, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Come after school to the Black Box Theatre and read for your favorite Peanuts member!

LHS Scholastic Bowl Team at Nationals

The LHS Scholastic Bowl Team Goes to Nationals

The LHS Scholastic Bowl team traveled to Atlanta for their first NAQT National High School Championship Tournament. They competed against 335 other teams, and 1600 players, from 39 states.  They performed very well, with H. Weiss finishing 115th in the individual standings, placing her in the top 7% of players at the tournament. Congratulations to everyone!

Students complete James River Leadership Academy

Students complete the James River Leadership Academy

Lafayette students Ed Coombs and Brenner Beard successfully completed the James River Leadership Academy (JRLA), a year-long leadership program for high school students who are interested in advocating for the future of the James River. Students involved in the program commit to four Leadership Sessions and are required to implement a “community-based action project” outside of the Leadership Sessions. Ed and Brenner, along with their cohort, presented their projects before their families and staff of the James River Association. They were presented their certificates by Bill Street, Chief Executive Officer, and Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator. They also had the opportunity to hear keynote speaker Pamela Northam, the First Lady of Virginia. Shown L – R: Bill Street, Chief Executive Officer, James River Association, LHS Senior Ed Coombs, LHS Junior Brenner Beard, and Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator, James River Association.

 Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator, presents certificate to Brenner Beard.

Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator, presents certificate to Brenner Beard.

 Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator, presents certificate to Ed Coombs.

Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator, presents certificate to Ed Coombs.

Keynote speaker Pamela Northam, the First Lady of Virginia.

Keynote speaker Pamela Northam, the First Lady of Virginia.

Bill Street, Chief Executive Officer, Brenner Beard, and Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator.

Bill Street, Chief Executive Officer, Brenner Beard, and Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator.

Bill Street, Chief Executive Officer, Ed Coombs, and Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator.

Bill Street, Chief Executive Officer, Ed Coombs, and Charles Johnson, Senior Environmental Educator.

 

Daily Announcements for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The media center will be closing at 2:30 today.

Rising Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores – SCA applications for next year are due TODAY. See Mr. Downs with any questions.

There’s still time to volunteer for this Friday’s Relay for Life.  We need students and staff to help with set up, break down, the Kid Zone, and, most importantly, to walk and represent our team.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Prokos in the main office.

We know it is far from Christmas time, however, the LHS Theatre Department is excited to cast the winter musical – A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS!!  The theatre department is looking for the perfect Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy and the Peanut Gang. No experience necessary. Auditions are June 3-5th.  See Mrs. McCorry if you have questions.

Daily Announcements for Friday, May 24, 2019

The library will close at 2:30 today.

Today is the deadline to apply to be Coach Neve’s student assistant for the 2019-20 school year! Today is also the deadline to apply for the LHS Athletics Booster Club’s “Cherished Angel” scholarship. See Coach Neve with any questions.

Juniors: Today is the application deadline for the neuroscience internship at William & Mary. Questions? See Ms. Shaver in the counseling office or Ms. Milligan in 310.

Seniors! Graduation tickets can be picked up from Ms. Prokos in the main office during all three lunches today.

Rising Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores – SCA applications for next year are due on Tuesday, May 28. See Mr. Downs with any questions.

Christmastime is here! Well, it will be in another 7 months. It’s time to get into the Christmas spirit, and audition for the LHS Theatre winter production, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Auditions are June 3rd – 5th after school in the Black Box Theatre. No experience is necessary! Any questions? Please see Mrs. McCorry.

Daily Announcements for Thursday, May 23, 2019

Rising Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores – are you interested in running for class office?  If so, stop by the main office and pick up an application for SCA 2019-2020.  If you want to make next year’s Homecoming something special, get your applications turned in to Mr. Downs by Tuesday, May 28th.

Seniors! You are cordially invited to a “Senior Walk” at Laurel Lane Elementary School on Monday, June 10th, at 3pm! Wouldn’t you love to wear your cap and gown for a crowd of cheering little kids?  Maybe even see some of your own elementary school teachers?  Laurel Lane Elementary plans to celebrate YOU with music and cheers!  All 2019 Grads are invited.  Please see Ms. Prokos in the main office to RSVP.

Come join RamNation for a Cure, and help fight cancer.  Relay for Life is being held at Lafayette on Friday, May 31st, from 6 pm – 12 am.  We need volunteers to help with set up, break down, the Kid Zone, and, most importantly, to walk and represent our team.  This is open to students and staff.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Prokos in the main office.