• 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 Auxiliary Gym Planned for Lafayette

    New Auxiliary Gym Planned for Lafayette

    Stephen Council, Sports Editor

    May 20, 2016

    The 2015-2016 school year has been a successful one, defined by various personal accomplishments and shared community moments. 2016-2017, however, lies murky and clouded in the future, filled with uncertainties. Lafayette’s volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball, field hockey, and cheerleading... READ MORE »»

    Lafayette's current gym is in high demand during sports seasons. The auxiliary gym will provide much needed space.

  • Struggling with Stress? You’re Not Alone

    Struggling with Stress? You’re Not Alone

    Maggie Dwyer, Editor-in-Chief

    May 20, 2016

    Stress is increasingly prevalent in the lives of high school students. The months of May and June are even more anxiety-inducing for teenagers due to AP exams, final exams, and SOLs. These three different tests hold a lot of weight for some people. Success on the AP exams means that some colleges will... READ MORE »»

    Senior David Domalski feels the pressure of last year responsibilities. On top of AP and final exams, seniors struggle with the stress of college applications and decision making.

Spirit Week 2016

Tatum Sybert, Reporter

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....  Read More »

October 26, 2016 • 0 comments

As Parties Choose Nominees, Who Will Be their Running Mates?

Nick Mueller, Reporter

   At this point in an election year, focus shifts from the nominees from each party to whom they will choose to be their running mate. There are many opposing theories for how to pick a vice-presidential nominee. Some ...  Read More »

June 14, 2016 • 0 comments

Wasserman-Schultz Under Fire

Jacob Eck, Reporter

We all know how chaotic the 2016 presidential election has been on the Republican side. With Donald Trump becoming the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party, almost all news outlets have put their focus on what s...  Read More »

June 9, 2016 • 0 comments

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RAMMING Our Way Into Another Victorious Season

Abby Crabtree, News Editor

There’s no doubt that Lafayette has the best football team in the Bay Rivers District. Thanks to our players, supporters, pep club, and cheerleaders, there is always an air of excitement to every thrilling game. Lafayette ...  Read More »

October 12, 2016 • 0 comments

Rolling to Victory

October 10, 2016

Olympic Drama

October 7, 2016

The NBA finals

June 10, 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


Captain America: Civil War Movie Review

Taylor Hammett, Reporter

The third Captain America movie in the Marvel Series hit theaters on May 6, 2016. On the first day alone, the movie brought in $75.253 million dollars.  Since then the movie has brought in over $300 million dollars in...  Read More »

June 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Lafayette Continues to Impress With the One Acts

June 10, 2016

LGBT Representation in Entertainment

June 9, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse Movie Review

June 9, 2016

Fine Arts Night

June 9, 2016

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