• November 16Boys placed 9th out of 12 teams with Loudon Valley placing 1st with 47pts

  • November 16Basketball, Swimming and Track are just starting up, so stay tuned for scores!

  • November 12Boys XC Places 9th in State, Steck 3rd

  • Future of Solar Roofs

    Future of Solar Roofs

    Zack Tayman, Chief Editor / CFO

    November 3, 2016

    In a time where the effects of global warming are more apparent than ever, the need for renewable energy is growing steadily. Cars, farms, the increasing population, and mining the Earth for nonrenewable resources are the biggest contributors to environmental changes. The simplest way to halt global... READ MORE »»

  • Spirit Week 2016

    Spirit Week 2016

    Tatum Sybert, Reporter

    October 26, 2016

    From the beginning of the academic year, students anticipate the excitement of Spirit Week. In the past few years at Lafayette, the SCA has chosen Spirit Week days such as the popular ‘Merica Monday and Tropical Tuesday. This year, the 2016-2017 SCA has chosen to do things a little differently. This... READ MORE »»

    Heaven Heatherly, Jessica Link, Rachel Lia, Chase Bauer, Paige McKenzie, Kelly Carroll, Abby Crabtree, and Emaline Carr participate in day two of spirit week; Old vs. New, dressed as extraterrestrials.

  • The Future of Farms

    The Future of Farms

    Zack Tayman, CFO / Chief Editor

    October 14, 2016

    As the moral stance of vegetarians and vegans gains popularity and members of the community increases, the desire for a more realistic meat substance is reaching an all-time high. Laboratories and companies all across the globe are trying to genetically modify stem cells of chicken and cows and other... READ MORE »»

    A sheep at Colonial Williamsburg represents the millions of animals that Supermeat could save lives.

  • SCA Elections

    SCA Elections

    Stephen Council, Sports Editor

    June 2, 2016

    Student Council elections are in full swing this week, with the vote fast approaching on Friday. This year’s board of officers will be replaced for the 2016-2017 school year. Juniors Dion Bartlett, Kaitlin Rodgers, and McKayla Mills are campaigning for president. All the other elections are uncontested.... READ MORE »»

    McKayla Mills puts up the newest poster of her presidential bid.

  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms

    Gender Neutral Bathrooms

    Zack Tayman, CFO / Reporter

    May 23, 2016

    Recently, a national debate has erupted throughout America. Should gender neutral bathrooms be introduced on a national scale and be provided in all public places? Gender neutral bathrooms would benefit the majority of society, and benefit people who have a difficult time identifying their gender.... READ MORE »»

    Activist parade down the street at a lgbtq pride rally

Hamilton & Pence

Anthony Keatts, Writer

  The cast of Hamilton caused a controversy when cast member Brandon Dixon caught Mike Pence and his family leaving the show. He urged Pence to stay for a little while longer. Dixon began his statement by ackn...  Read More »

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Donald Trumps Cabinet

Donald Trumps Cabinet

John Keane, Reporter

After being elected the next President of the United States, Donald Trump must now pick his cabinet. With people in the country already against him and his team, he has to pick a cabinet that will get the job done and please...  Read More »

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RAM UGLY SWEATER 2016

RAM UGLY SWEATER 2016

Phoenix Allred, Reporter

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Sports

Rams Upcoming Soccer Season

Jared Antle, Reporter

Spring sports are coming fast for the Lafayette Rams.  Most sports have tryouts beginning on February 20.  Among these sports is the boys’ soccer team.  The soccer team is coached by Brian Sorrell, who is also the assistant...  Read More »

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2016 Girls Basketball Team

December 21, 2016

The Devastating Loss

The Devastating Loss

December 20, 2016

Wrestling Overview

Wrestling Overview

December 19, 2016

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Our Graduating Seniors: Soccer

Reeves Trott- William and Mary
David Domalski- University of South Carolina
Matt Beatty- Mary Washington
Benji Andrews- Virginia Tech
Colin Corlett- University of Arizona
Tobi Yanez- University of Virginia
DeShawn Hilt- Ferrum College
Jason Eckonrode- Air Force Academy
Reed Richardson- James Madison University
Tom Poge- Ferrum College

Entertainment

Hairspray live!

Hairspray live!

Lyndsey Guiseppi, reporter

Last Wednesday night, NBC took a big, exciting risk by airing a live production of “Hairspray!”  based on John Waters’ 1988 film. Set in Baltimore, MD during the 1960s Civil Rights movement, “Hairspray Live!”...  Read More »

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Grammys 2017: Snubs, Surprises, and Predictions for Music’s Biggest Night

Grammys 2017: Snubs, Surprises, and Predictions for Music’s Biggest Night

December 21, 2016

The Mystic Moana

The Mystic Moana

December 21, 2016

8-Ball Pool Sweeping the World

8-Ball Pool Sweeping the World

December 20, 2016

J. Cole Album of the Year?

J. Cole Album of the Year?

December 19, 2016

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