• Spirit Week Comes to Raucous End
    Lifestyles

    Spirit Week Comes to Raucous End

    Stephen Council, Editor

    October 17, 2017

    Lafayette's 2017 Homecoming week came to a climactic finish this weekend, with a win over New Kent in football and a well-attended dance. The Homecoming court ceremony at halftime of the game unveiled this year's king and queen. The weekend began with Ram Pride Friday, when each of the 4 classes wore their color for the fourth block Pep Rally. During the Rally, the cheerleaders and band performed, fall sports teams celebrated their season...

    Chris Collins and Maya Canaday pose during halftime of the Homecoming football game, just after being crowned Homecoming King and Queen.

    Stephen Council

  • Employee of the Month
    News

    Employee of the Month

    John Gresham, News Editor

    October 4, 2017

    Walter Rios was chosen for the employee of the month award for Lafayette High School, in September. Last month, there was a ceremony in the Upper Commons for Mr. Rios as he was handed the "LHS Apple Award."  Dr. Nunnally chose Mr. Rios for his "positive, diligent work attitude."                       &...

    Mr. Walter Rios receives accolades for the fine work he does every day to keep Lafayette High School clean and safe.

    Photo courtesy of Melaina Ramos

  • Record-Setting Hurricanes Rock North America
    News

    Record-Setting Hurricanes Rock North America

    John Gresham, News Editor

    September 29, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey has made national news because of the sheer devastation it has brought to Texas, but many are asking the question, “just how bad is it?”  Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday, August 25th near Port O’Connor, Texas. In the span of 36 hours Harvey went from a tropical depression to a category 4 hurricane. Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S in more than...

    A student looking at relief organizations to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

    John Gresham

  • Solar Eclipse 2017
    News

    Solar Eclipse 2017

    Ryan Dorsett, Sports Editor

    September 18, 2017

    On August 21, parts of America were able to see a full total eclipse for the first time since 1979. For a little more than two minutes, the moon blocked all of the sun in places like Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina. Millions of people drove or flew to see the sun be covered in its entirety. For many, the trip was well worth it. I went to Mount Juliet, Tennessee, about th...

    Total Eclipse 8/21/17. People were able to remove their eclipse glasses. This picture was taken with the solar filter, which made normal light impossible to see. Being able to see the outer rays of the sun with a filter shows how bright the sun is, regardless of an eclipse.

    Ryan Dorsett

  • Disney Plans to Change Pirates of the Caribbean Ride
    Op-Ed

    Disney Plans to Change Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

    Jessica Poley, Lifestyles Editor

    September 18, 2017

    Walt Disney World has always been known as “the happiest place on earth,” and has been entangled with very little controversy. Serious complaints at Disney are rare, for the park works hard to ensure the comfort of their guests. However, this recently changed due to various concerns with a scene from Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean ride. The ride contains a scene that involves the pirates...

    Cinderella's Castle in Disney World in Orlando

    Jessica Poley

Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month

John Gresham, News Editor

October 4, 2017

Walter Rios was chosen for the employee of the month award for Lafayette High School, in September. Last month, there was a ceremony in the Upper Commons for Mr. Rios as he was handed the "LHS Apple Award."  Dr. Nunnally chose Mr. Rios for his "positive, diligent work att...

Trump: “Tell Them to Stand!”

Trump: “Tell Them to Stand!”

October 2, 2017

Record-Setting Hurricanes Rock North America

Record-Setting Hurricanes Rock North America

September 29, 2017

Disturbing Rumor of Recycling Discontinuation

Disturbing Rumor of Recycling Discontinuation

September 28, 2017

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Spirit Week Comes to Raucous End

Spirit Week Comes to Raucous End

Stephen Council, Editor

October 17, 2017

Lafayette's 2017 Homecoming week came to a climactic finish this weekend, with a win over New Kent in football and a well-attended dance. The Homecoming court ceremony at halftime of the game...

Spirit Week 2017

Spirit Week 2017

October 5, 2017

Homecoming Week Finalized

Homecoming Week Finalized

October 4, 2017

Mrs. Jackson

Mrs. Jackson

September 14, 2017

Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners

June 12, 2017

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Varsity Sports Scores

  • Thursday, October 5

    Varsity Football

    Lafayette 42 - York 6

  • Monday, October 2

    Varsity Field Hockey

    Lafayette 2 - Jamestown 1

  • Thursday, September 28

    Varsity Volleyball

    Lafayette 3 - Smithfield 0

Ariana Grande Holds A Benefit Concert After Terrorist Attack

Ariana Grande Holds A Benefit Concert After Terrorist Attack

Hannah Potter, Reporter

June 12, 2017

On May 22nd there was terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande Concert. The concert was coming to a close...

Top 5 Restaurants in Williamsburg

Top 5 Restaurants in Williamsburg

June 7, 2017

The Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum Corps

The Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum Corps

May 24, 2017

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Ledger Staff Fall 2017

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