Welcome to the Library Media Center!

Our mission is to help students become effective users of information, develop a love of reading, and become life-long learners. Our philosophy is to provide access to a dynamic and relevant collection of resources that supports the curriculum at Lafayette High School.

  • Science fiction and fantasy authors and illustrators from Ravencom visited LHS and spoke about their work with several classes.

  • Ravencom authors and illustrators work with English and art classes in the lecture hall.

  • Ravencom authors work with English classes in the media center lab.

  • Ravencom authors and illustrators wrap up their LHS workshops.

  • Mr. Andre’s and Mr. Downs’ American History classes explore primary sources about WWII.

  • Primary Sources: Political cartoons and posters

  • Primary Sources: Time Magazine

  • Primary Sources: Interviews, speeches, and news reels

  • Primary Sources: newspapers

  • Primary Sources: posters, political cartoon, and a WW II ration card book

  • Primary Sources: Newspapers

  • Andre’s and Down’s students also watched a VR recreation of Pearl Harbor.

  • Sr. Bellido’s students fabricate houses using paper, craft supplies, and 3D prints in the Creation Station.

  • French students tour Paris using virtual reality.

  • Mr. Downs’ American History class takes a tour of the Alamo using virtual reality devices and a Google Expeditions app.

  • Students learn about 3D printing during the workshop for Teen Tech Month.

  • Students get creative in the 3D pen workshop for Teen Tech Month.

  • ELL students listen to a bilingual presentation about library resources.

  • ELL students use Aurasma, an augmented reality app to learn about teachers in the school who speak Spanish.

  • Librarians Mrs. Schauffler and Mrs. Wallisch accept an Innovative Technology grant for purchasing a class set of Virtual Reality viewers.

  • Student tries out a VR device.

  • Take a positive thought, leave a positive thought on the library’s positivity pole.

  • ITRT Mrs. Hurst tests the new Spheros, surprising students in the library.

  • Ms. Ramos’s English students use an Augmented Reality app to learn about the media center.

  • Science teacher Mr. Beard pauses to add a few pieces to the 750-piece jigsaw puzzle.

  • Special thanks to volunteer Mrs. East for creating a new brochure about the library’s resources.

  • Author Beth Revis skypes with the book club. She spoke about her books and the writing process.

  • Librarians Monica Schauffler & Amy Wallisch were awarded an Innovative Learning Grant from the WJCC Schools Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase two 3D printers for the library’s Creation Station.

  • A group of students watches as the 3D printer finishes printing an iPod case.

  • Mrs. Hanks’s calculus class finishes their first 3D printing project.