• 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

New Club at LHS

New Club at LHS

Abby Crabtree, News Editor

The recently formed “Love is Love” club has caught the attention of many students at LHS. It’s hard not to notice the colorful signs hanging all around the school, inviting students to come check the club out and...  Read More »

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New Theory for Earhart’s Disappearance Emerges

New Theory for Earhart’s Disappearance Emerges

Ellie Klee, Reporter

Everyone knows the story of Amelia Earhart, the most famous woman in aviation history.  After becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932, she set her sights on circumnavigating the globe.  She...  Read More »

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The Reality of Mixed Reality

The Reality of Mixed Reality

Graham Granger, Co-Editor and Chief

Most humans have at some point or another woken up and wondered if the dream they just dream was real or not. This can be confusing, but now imagine being awake in your living room and watching a jellyfish swim over to you,...  Read More »

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Sports

Lafayette Athletes Sign With Colleges

Tristen Packer

Athletes smile for the camera.

Lafayette Athletes Sign With Colleges

Tristen Packer, Reporter

Signing day is one of the best and most memorable days a young athlete will have in their career. On signing day, athletes with scholarship offers or walk on offers will sign a contract stating that they will play for that...  Read More »

Nov 22 • No Comments

Uncontested

Uncontested

November 21, 2016

Indoor Track Preview

Indoor Track Preview

November 21, 2016

Lafayette’s Auxiliary Gym

Lafayette’s Auxiliary Gym

November 21, 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

“Awaken, My Love”

Diamond Durant, Upcoming Music

Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, recently announced the release date for his upcoming album, “Awaken, My Love.” In Donald’s spare time between writing for television, performing with his sketch group ...  Read More »

Nov 30 • No Comments

Kevin Hart, an Honest Review

Kevin Hart, an Honest Review

November 28, 2016

The Office Overview

The Office Overview

November 28, 2016

Holiday Fun Festivities

November 22, 2016

Doctor Strange Movie Review

Doctor Strange Movie Review

November 21, 2016

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