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Buckle up challenge winner

Buckle up Challenge Gold

Congratulations to Lafayette High School and the Driver Education students for winning the “Gold” in the “Get It Together Buckle UP Challenge” (Lafayette had 95.5% Seat Belt Use).  The Rams competed against 32 high schools in the Greater Hampton Roads area. Lafayette received a Gold Plaque and the students Gold Metals.  The students will also receive a Community Leadership Award from the Virginia Department of Education for this accomplishment. Pictured left to right: Isaac Duncan, Olivia Poller, Sherrieff Ford, Madeleine Starr and Blake Eberly. Not pictured: Jada Hines, Anaiya Tucker, Daevon Carter, Heather Herrick, South McDowell, Emerald Kinney, Alexis Robinson, Twanasha Briggs, Alexandra Ainslie, and Stephanie Perez.

3 LHS students cook alongside a professional chef.

Chef Visit

Chef Maia Jones from Culinary Institute of VA visits Family and Consumer Sciences classes.

Gallaudet University

Students visit Gallaudet University

Lafayette’s American Sign Language (ASL) class recently visited Gallaudet University, a private university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing, in Washington, D.C. The group is standing in front of the Gallaudet statue depicting Alice Cogswell, who was the inspiration for the creation of the American School for the Deaf.

Summer Residential Governor’s School students

Summer Residential Governor’s School students

Congratulation to Lafayette’s Summer Residential Governor’s School students! The following students (L-R) will be attending Governor’s School programs this summer:

Kayla Ward- Visual Art at Radford University

Maya Reese- Agriculture at Virginia Tech

Ellie Chason- Latin at Randolph Macon College

James Tisk- Humanities at Radford University

Bryce Beech- Spanish at Washington & Lee University

Angelica Wood- Spanish at Washington & Lee University


Girls' State Delegates

Girls’ State Delegates

Congratulations to these Lafayette students who will be attending Longwood University to participate in the Girls’ State program this summer. Pictured (L-R, back) are Lela Davis, Sophie Freiling, Scottie Coleman, Allison Crookston, Erin Shivers, and (L-R, front) Sunjal Patel, Maddie Star, and Olivia Poller.


Boys' State Delegates

Boys’ State Delegates

Congratulation to the Lafayette Boys’ State Delegates! Avery Johnson (left) and Zach Barbarji (right) will be attending the Boys’ State program at Radford University this summer. Also attending will be Brenner Beard, Justin Carroll, and Timothy Gillen (not pictured).


Seniors of the month pictured with their certificates.

Seniors of the Month!

Congratulations to A. Giang and A. Touron for being selected Seniors of the Month for April/May 2019. These Senior Rams were nominated by staff members as two students that are responsible, kind, and motivated.  The leadership and dedication you show every day to the Lafayette community is outstanding. 

Senior Survey

Senior Survey

Graduation cap and diploma clipart.

Visit the New Senior News Webpage!

LHS swimmer, C. Hurt, in the pool.

Daily Press Girls Swimmer of the Year, C. Hurt

Congratulations to LHS swimmer, C. Hurt, for being named The Daily Press Girls Swimmer of the Year!

-Photo taken by The Daily Press