Dr. Mehrotra - Class of 2024

  • LPO Newsletter

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 10/6/2022
     

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    Lancer Legacy Campaign

    Please support our Lancer Legacy Campaign- The Legacy Campaign is the ONLY fundraising campaign that supports the Lancer Parent Organization as a whole. These donations are used to improve educational opportunities for our students, support our staff, and help foster community relationships. Our goal this year is $10,000. Currently, 92 families have contributed $7350. When you make a donation: 

    • 100% of your contribution goes to benefit Lafayette. 
    • Your donation is tax deductible. 
    • Check with your employer about any matching gift programs. Please list Lancer Parent Organization as the recipient organization with our address (17050 Clayton Road, Wildwood, MO 63011) and include our EIN 43-1550161. 

    Please consider making a donation to make a lasting impact. 

    Lancer Legacy Campaign (Membership Toolkit)

    Lancer Legacy Square

    We hope you enjoyed Homecoming as much as we did! THANK YOU to all the staff, parents and students who helped make the week possible by coordinating, volunteering and donating! It was great to see our community come together and celebrate the festivities.

    General LPO Meeting

    Want to find out more about what LPO is doing at LHS? Come join us at our General LPO Meeting on Monday, October 10th at 7pm in room 180. 

    Everyone is invited!

    CLASS INFORMATION

    Please make sure to follow your class on social media and read the newsletters to see what is coming up next!

    Class of 2023

    Follow the Class of 2023 on Instagram @lafayette_2023

    Class of 2024

    Thanks to everybody who donated candy for the HOCO parade! It was a great night and it was fun to see so many LHS families in attendance.

    We are holding a Trivia Night planning meeting on 10/17 at 6:30pm at LHS and need LOTS of volunteers to make this event a success for our Junior class. More info to come on Trivia Night opportunities. 

    Please let us know if you have any questions. 

    Beth Nelson Bnelso2gmail.com / 314-306-9901 

    Tracy Montgomery tracymontgomery@charter.net / 636-346-6077

    Instagram

    Don’t forget to have your student follow us @LafayetteLancers.2024

    Facebook

    Parents/guardians please follow us on Facebook @LHS Class of 2024 Parent

    Class of 2026

    Homecoming Follow-Up

    Thank you to all who donated candy for the homecoming parade. It was a wonderful week with the Homecoming school events, freshman football victory over Parkway West, parade, game and dance!

    What’s the Next Big Thing?

    LHS Winter Carnival, of course! Please be on the look out for a communication from Lisa Schnettler, who is our Carnival Chairperson. We will be looking for volunteers to help run this event. There’s no pressure, but we do need support as this is our first and BIGGEST fundraiser. It sets the tone for the Class of 2026’s graduation night celebration. It will be here before we know it!

    Thank you,

    Shelly Monschein (shellymonschein@gmail.com or 314-540-6969)

    Laurie Niewoehner (Laurie.niewoehner@gmail.com or 314-518-8180)

    LPO Class Directors for the Class of 2026

    Please watch for more information in class newsletters on Fridays as well as social media
    Instagram

    @lafayette_2026

    Facebook

    @LHS Class of 2026 Parents

    • Thursday, 10/6 - Pre-ACT Sophomores Class
    • Thursday, 10/6 - Underclass Picture Retakes
    • Monday, 10/10 - LPO General Meeting @ 7pm, Room 180
    • Monday, 10/17 - LATE START DAY
    • Monday, 10/17 - Trivia Meeting, Class of 2024 @ 6:30pm
    • Wednesday, 10/19 - Parent Teacher Conferences
    Virtual Conferences 4pm to 7pm - More info to come 
    • Thursday, 10/20 - Fall Play @ 7pm (performances also on 10/21 & 10/22)  
    • Wednesday, 10/26- Jazz Ensemble & Vox Solus Concert @ 7pm
    • Thursday, 10/27 - Parent Teacher Conferences 
    In-Person Conferences 4pm to 7pm - More info to come
    • Monday, October 31 - Winter Sports Begin
    • Wednesday, November 2 - Band Concert @ 7pm
    • Thursday, November 3 - Fall Orchestra Concert @ 7pm
    • Monday, November 7 - NO SCHOOL
    • Tuesday, November 8 - NO SCHOOL
     
    Please reach out if you have any questions,
    Sara Robeson, 
    LPO President
    lancerparentorgpresident@gmail.com
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  • Class of 2024 Weekly Communication

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/30/2022

    Class of 2024

    caring, committed, Connected

    Class of 2024 Students and Families:

    We are looking forward to seeing many of you this evening at the parade (5:30 p.m.) and the football game (7:15 p.m.). It has been a fun week with all the dress-up days and games during lunch. Students and staff participated and had fun. Tomorrow is our homecoming dance from 7:30 - 10 p.m. If you are picking up your student please do so at the latest by 10:00 p.m.

    • Rockwood College Fair:  The Rockwood School District is hosting their annual college fair on Sunday, October 2 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Marquette High School. There will be over 110 participating colleges, giving students an amazing opportunity to start their college search or ask all their questions about this application seasonPlease sign up for the fair here.

    • Homecoming Dance Tickets: Tickets will be sold using Hometown Ticketing. Students scan the QR code on the flyer Homecoming Flyer 2022 and purchase tickets.  Attached is a step by step guide as to how to purchase. Students will use their student id numbers as the passcode.  Here is the link for tickets https://rsdmo.hometownticketing.com/embed/event/58   

    •  AP Exam Registration:  AP exam registration opens on Tuesday, October 4.  Please visit the LHS AP website for more information.  

            

    • Advisory Meeting:  Please plan on attending the advisory meetings to give your input. Once we schedule it I will send an email through Parent Square. 

    • Schedule for Week of October 3- 7: The schedule will be No school Monday (PD day for staff) B, C, B, C. Sign up for AcLab the day before every B-day. Sign up with teachers to review, get help, and do missing work.

    • Make-up Pictures: Inter-State Studios will be at LHS in Room 180 on Oct. 6 during AcLab to take Make-Up Photos for all students who have missed getting pictures taken. This will be the FINAL CHANCE to get a photo taken for your ID/Yearbook photo. You will receive a pass from your class office the week of the photo. Please dress appropriately for your picture. No hats. No T-shirts with writing. Undergrad Photo Retake Signup

    • South Tech Open House is coming up. I encourage any interested students to attend an Open House and see the school for themselves. It's pretty impressive!

    • LHS PSAT - October 12: The PSAT will be offered as an optional assessment for junior students on Wednesday, October 12th at LHS. The PSAT is for entrance to the National Merit Scholarship Program, it is not a college admittance exam.  Registration opens on September 1st.  Registration and payment information can be found on the LHS PSAT webpage. Registration is available online from September 1-15, 2022.  PSAT Information and Registration National Merit Scholarship Program

     

    • A+ Program: The A+ Scholarship Program is run by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development and provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools. To apply for the LHS A+ program please complete the online application. To learn more about the A+ program students can visit Ms. Brawner in the counseling office or check out the LHS A+ website.  

     

    • LHS Guidance & Counseling Office

    The LHS Guidance & Counseling Office link will provide you with the names and contact information of our guidance department staff. 

    • Lancer Parent Organization: Our parent organization is strong and they need volunteers for various events. Please volunteer and contact Beth Nelson at mailto:bnelso2@gmail.com or Tracy Montgomery at tracvymontgomery@charter.net for questions.

    • Lunch and Outside Food Delivery

    Lafayette does NOT allow food delivery by outside vendors (ex.:  Uber Eats, Door Dash, restaurants, etc.).  If a student has forgotten lunch, the student should see the grade-level administrator.

    • News from the LHS Library

    For information about the LHS Library, check out  3 Things You Should Know for this month’s highlights. Please see this infographic for an overview of the resources available to our students in the library. Parents have the ability to receive daily email notifications regarding the materials their child has checked out of the school library.  Parents wishing to receive these daily emails should contact the Lafayette librarians to activate this feature.

    • News from the Yearbook Staff: If you wish to order a Yearbook please click on the link provided for more information Yearbook Order Form. If you would like to subscribe to all the Lafayette student publications please click on the following link Subscription. 2022 Yearbook Distribution - If you ordered a 2022 Legend yearbook. Please email thelancerfeed@gmail.com to make arrangements to pick up your yearbook at the Welcome Center.

    • College and Career information: Please click on the link for this section. Each week this link will remain the same but the information it contains will continue to change. As our college and career counselor has new information she will add it to the link. This will include deadlines, college representative visits, and other college information. 

    • Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors: In this section, I will share information with you about any opportunities that come my way about (academic, athletic, etc.) for juniors and when you are seniors. This will help you plan for the next two years. Regeneron Science Talent Search the Last date for application is November 9, 2022

    • Student Employment Opportunities:  Are you looking for a job?  The Lafayette Business Department has created a list of job openings in the area.  Please access the QR CODE to see the most updated list.

    • Build My Future Event For Rockwood Students: The event for Rockwood students will be on October 12th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at STLCC-Florissant Valley. Interested students must sign up to participate by September 14th. Please use the link to register.

    • LPO Newsletter: Lancer Parent Organization sends out a newsletter each month. I have provided you with the link to the newsletter so that all the information you need is in one place. 

    • Athletics and Activities Information

     

    • District News: There are a number of items that are new or changing across the district that we would like you to be aware of, including a new communication system, a new visitor management system, school meal changes, the expansion of Hazel Health services as well as an update to Rockwood’s Safe Together plan. For all the details on what’s new in Rockwood this year, please visit the district website.

     

    • A “Sweet” Hello Candy Donation Request: Our students are back in the halls and our office seems to be the place for candy. Thank you to all the families who have donated candy this year. If you would like to use this link for Amazon, the candy will be sent directly to our office. Please feel free to continue to donate so our juniors have a place to stop by and pick up a piece of candy they enjoy. We appreciate all of you. 

    • Lafayette High School Season Passes: Rockwood School District wants all families and fans to attend and enjoy games across the school district. Whether you purchase the All Rockwood Event Pass or the Lafayette Specific Pass, your purchase directly benefits Lafayette High School. Please consider this option as it directly benefits our students and our school. Attendance at 4 regular season events this school year is the equivalent of the cost of the pass. Save money in the process along with supporting our school! LHS Season Pass Information

    • Visiting Lafayette and Other Rockwood Schools:  Rockwood has moved to a new visitor sign-in/sign-out system called School Pass.  While additional information will come out soon, we wanted you to be aware , but I wanted you to be aware of the new process that is in place for when you visit Lafayette.  To help with the process, please make sure you bring your driver's license the first time you visit Lafayette. Once you establish your PIN, you will not need ​your driver's license. 

     

    Rockwood uses ParentSquare for school communication, primarily with email, text, and app notifications. ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent, using the email address and phone number listed in Infinite Campus. We encourage parents to access their accounts so they can download the mobile app and update their preferences on when and how they are notified.  Use this link for sign-up information.

    The link to student resources includes information about mental health, suicide, eating disorders, and more.

    • Parking: Parking Application Information If you need to pick up a pass after you complete the online application feel free to stop by the junior office in room 261 after the end of the school day from 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Rockwood Equity Parent Advisory Council (REPAC):  All interested parents are welcome to complete this form in an effort to have at least one parent representative from each school on the REPAC committee.REPAC Monthly News Letter

    If you have any questions feel free to email me at mehrotrakirti@rsdmo.org or Mrs. Mehegan at mehegankelly@rsdmo.org

    I will be at the west side doors every morning to greet all those who come through that door. Junior class Lancers if you need to speak to me before the school day starts you will find me at this location. If you miss any of my newsletters you will find them on our LHS website and in previous Parent Square mailings. 

    As always, it’s a great day to be a Lancer!

     

    Dr. Kirti Mehrotra

    Class of 2024 Principal

    636-733-4111



     

     

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  • Library

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/29/2022
    • News from the LHS Library

    For information about the LHS Library, check out  3 Things You Should Know for this month’s highlights.

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  • HAPPY HOMECOMING WEEK!

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/26/2022

     Happy Homecoming Week!  We hope you and your students are as excited as we are for the fun week ahead!  

    Homecoming Dance Help   In order to make the Homecoming Dance an exciting event for your students, we need parent volunteers. We have less than 1/2 of the parents we need. Don't worry- you don't have to see your student. Our awesome administrators will supervise the dance portion of the evening. We need parent volunteers to work other areas outside of the dance area. You could help in the bag/ coat/ shoe check or help with exits. Click this link, Homecoming Dance Help , to sign up and get more details. Please consider helping out at the Homecoming Dance! 

    Candy Drop - If you haven't had a chance, please consider donating candy for the participants representing your student's class at the Homecoming Parade. Please send the candy into either the attendance office marked with your Class Year or your student's class office.  

    Homecoming Tickets - Homecoming Dance tickets will be sold exclusively online this year through Hometown Ticketing. The passcode to purchase tickets is your students student id number. Single Tickets are $15, Couple tickets are $30  The dance starts at 7:30pm and will end at 10 pm.

    Not familiar with LHS Homecoming?   Here is what to expect...

    • Themed spirit days each day.  
    • Fun games and music performances during lunch periods for students.  
    • Thursday, 9/29 -  7:00 pm- Powder Puff football game and Senior Male Escadrille - Lancer Stadium
    • Friday 9/30 - 2:22pm- Pep Rally, 5:30 pm- Homecoming Parade starts , 7:15pm-  Football Game with Cheer, Escadrille, Band and Color Guard Performances
    • Saturday 10/1 - Homecoming Dance 7:30-10pm

    Want to see more?  Check out social media this week...

    LPO - @lhs_lpo (instagram), @lancerparentorganization (Facebook)

    LHS Student Council - lafayettestuco (instagram)

    Dr. Calcaterra, Lafayette Principal- lhs_principal (instagram)

    Jonathon Sumner, Lafayette Activities Director - lafayette_lancer (instagram)

    Have a great week!  Questions??  Reach out to us at LancerparentOrg@gmail.com

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  • FINAL CHANCE FOR RETAKES 10/6

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/19/2022

    Parents/students must use a Sign-Up Genius link to schedule an appointment time if they would like a RETAKE of their original photo. This is the ONLY opportunity for retakes. Thank you!

     Final Undergrad Photo Day

     

     

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  • Class of 2024 Weekly Communication

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/16/2022

    Class of 2024 Students and Families:

    Our Junior Class Officers are excited to make this a fun year for our class and include everyone in things going on at LHS. Please let our officers know what community service projects you would like to do this year so that we can begin planning for them. Please plan on attending the advisory meetings to give your input. Homecoming is around the corner and we are all looking forward to a fun week ending with our homecoming dance on October 1, 2022. Pick-up time after the dance is 10 p.m.

    • Schedule for Week of September 19 - 23: The schedule will be B (late start - no AcLab), C, B, C, A. Sign up for AcLab the day before every ‘B-day. Sign up with teachers to review, get help, and do missing work.

      • Late Start Monday 9/19/22 doors open at 9:30 school starts at 9:58 a.m.

    • National Honor Society News: Invitations to apply for the National Honor Society will be sent to the Rockwood Gmail account of all juniors and seniors with a 3.5GPA or above by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7th.   The primary parental contact will be sent an email with all the application materials as well.   Detailed instructions will be included including deadlines for each section.   All application materials will be submitted digitally.   If you have any questions about the application process, please email the adviser for the chapter, Mr. Brian Fish at fishbrian@rsdmo.org.  

    • Homecoming Parade Information:  The Lafayette High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022.  If your athletic team, club, or community organization would like to participate or volunteer,  please submit this Homecoming Float Participation Form by 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022. 

    • Homecoming Week - September 25 - October 1, 2022:  

    • LHS PSAT - October 12: The PSAT will be offered as an optional assessment for junior students on Wednesday, October 12th at LHS. The PSAT is for entrance to the National Merit Scholarship Program, it is not a college admittance exam.  Registration opens on September 1st.  Registration and payment information can be found on the LHS PSAT webpageRegistration is available online from September 1-15, 2022.  PSAT Information and Registration National Merit Scholarship Program

     

    • A+ Program: The A+ Scholarship Program is run by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development and provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools. To apply for the LHS A+ program please complete the online application. To learn more about the A+ program students can visit Ms. Brawner in the counseling office or check out the LHS A+ website.  

     

    • LHS Guidance & Counseling Office

    The LHS Guidance & Counseling Office link will provide you with the names and contact information of our guidance department staff. 

    • Lancer Parent Organization: On August 31, 2022, there was a parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. before Open House. Here is the link to the presentation in case you missed the meeting.  August 31, 2022, Junior Class Parent MeetingThank you to all who attended. Our parent organization is strong and they need volunteers for various events. Please volunteer and contact Beth Nelson at mailto:bnelso2@gmail.com or Tracy Montgomery at tracvymontgomery@charter.net for questions.

    • Lunch and Outside Food Delivery

    Lafayette does NOT allow food delivery by outside vendors (ex.:  Uber Eats, Door Dash, restaurants, etc.).  If a student has forgotten lunch, the student should see the grade-level administrator.

    • News from the LHS Library

    Welcome to another great year in the Lafayette Library! The Lafayette Library has been a very busy place this first week of school.  It is great to have so many students visiting with classes or on their own time.  For more information about the LHS Library, check out 3 Things You Should Know for this month's highlights.  Please see this infographic for an overview of the resources available to our students in the library. Parents have the ability to receive daily email notifications regarding the materials their child has checked out of the school library.  Parents wishing to receive these daily emails should contact the Lafayette librarians to activate this feature.

    • News from the Yearbook Staff: If you wish to order a Yearbook please click on the link provided for more information Yearbook Order FormIf you would like to subscribe to all the Lafayette student publications please click on the following link Subscription2022 Yearbook Distribution - If you ordered a 2022 Legend yearbook. Please email thelancerfeed@gmail.com to make arrangements to pick up your yearbook at the Welcome Center.

    • College and Career informationPlease click on the link for this section. Each week this link will remain the same but the information it contains will continue to change. As our college and career counselor has new information she will add it to the link. This will include deadlines, college representative visits, and other college information. 

    • Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors: In this section, I will share information with you about any opportunities that come my way (academic, athletic, etc.) for juniors and when you are seniors. This will help you plan for the next two years. Regeneron Science Talent Search the Last date for application is November 9, 2022

    • Student Employment Opportunities:  Are you looking for a job?  The Lafayette Business Department has created a list of job openings in the area.  Please access the QR CODE to see the most updated list.

    • Build My Future Event For Rockwood Students: The event for Rockwood students will be on October 12th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at STLCC-Florissant Valley. Interested students must sign up to participate by September 14th. Please use the link to register.

    • September LPO Newsletter: Lancer Parent Organization sends out a newsletter each month. I have provided you with the link to the newsletter so that all the information you need is in one place. 

    • Athletics and Activities Information

     

    • District News: There are a number of items that are new or changing across the district that we would like you to be aware of, including a new communication system, a new visitor management system, school meal changes, the expansion of Hazel Health services as well as an update to Rockwood’s Safe Together plan. For all the details on what’s new in Rockwood this year, please visit the district website.

     

    • A “Sweet” Hello Candy Donation Request: We are out of Candy. Our students are back in the halls and our office seems to be the place for candy. Thank you to all the families who donated candy for our students last year. If you would like to use this link for Amazon, the candy will be sent directly to our office. Please feel free to continue to donate so our juniors have a place to stop by and pick up a piece of candy they enjoy. We appreciate all of you. 

    • Lafayette High School Season Passes: Rockwood School District wants all families and fans to attend and enjoy games across the school district. Whether you purchase the All Rockwood Event Pass or the Lafayette Specific Pass, your purchase directly benefits Lafayette High School. Please consider this option as it directly benefits our students and our school. Attendance at 4 regular season events this school year is the equivalent of the cost of the pass. Save money in the process along with supporting our school! LHS Season Pass Information

    • Visiting Lafayette and Other Rockwood Schools Rockwood has moved to a new visitor sign-in/sign-out system called School Pass While additional information will come out soon, we wanted you to be aware, but I wanted you to be aware of the new process that is in place for when you visit Lafayette.  To help with the process, please make sure you bring your driver's license the first time you visit Lafayette. Once you establish your PIN, you will not need your driver's license. 

     

    Rockwood uses ParentSquare for school communication, primarily with email, text, and app notifications. ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent, using the email address and phone number listed in Infinite Campus. We encourage parents to access their accounts so they can download the mobile app and update their preferences on when and how they are notified.  Use this link for sign-up information.

    The link to student resources includes information about mental health, suicide, eating disorders, and more.

    If you have any questions feel free to email me at mehrotrakirti@rsdmo.org or Mrs. Mehegan at mehegankelly@rsdmo.org

    I will be at the west side doors every morning to greet all those who come through that door. Junior class Lancers if you need to speak to me before the school day starts you will find me at this location. If you miss any of my newsletters you will find them on our LHS website and in previous Parent Square mailings. 

    As always, it’s a great day to be a Lancer!

     

    Dr. Kirti Mehrotra

    Class of 2024 Principal

    636-733-4111

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  • HOMECOMING PARADE CANDY CALL!

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/15/2022
    Please use the SignUp Genius link below to sign up for candy donations for the Junior Class to distribute at the Homecoming Parade!  Your donations are greatly appreciated!!!!!
     
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  • Class of 2024 Weekly Communication

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/12/2022

    Class of 2024

    Caring, Committed and Connected

     

    Class of 2024 Students and Families:

    Thank you to all who voted in our Junior class elections. As we begin week 3 of our 2022 - 23 school year it is likely that our students will experience multiple assessments in a day. Please organize yourself and create a schedule that includes academic and athletic time but also some time to relax and have fun. If you need help with getting organized reach out to your counselor or come by our office I am happy to help. 

    • Schedule for Week of September 12 - 16: The schedule will be B, C, B, C,A. Sign up for AcLab the day before every ‘B-day. Sign up with teachers to review, get help, and do missing work.

    • National Honor Society News: Invitations to apply for the National Honor Society will be sent to the Rockwood Gmail account of all juniors and seniors with a 3.5GPA or above by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7th.   The primary parental contact will be sent an email with all the application materials as well.   Detailed instructions will be included including deadlines for each section.   All application materials will be submitted digitally.   If you have any questions about the application process, please email the adviser for the chapter, Mr. Brian Fish at fishbrian@rsdmo.org.  

    • Homecoming Parade Information:  The Lafayette High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022.  If your athletic team, club, or community organization would like to participate or volunteer,  please submit this Homecoming Float Participation Form by 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022. 

    • Homecoming Week - September 25 - October 1, 2022:  Details coming soon! Please donate candy for the parade. Drop it off at the welcome center with it labeled as room 261 junior class homecoming candy.

    •  Class Officer Elections:  Congratulations to the Class Officer for the Junior Class The winners are: 

      • President: BLAKE KLOSTERMANN

      • Vice President:  DAXTON SHAWKE

      • Communication Directors:  MATT REYNOLDS

      • Communication Directors:  CLAYTON OHLMS

      • Our first advisory meeting will be on Wednesday, September 14. 2022 at 8:00 a.m. in room 90 with Sponsor Mrs. Lee and our class officers leading the meeting. All are welcome. Please join us to make it a fun year for our class.

    World Suicide Prevention Day - Wear Yellow 9/12 (Monday): Show your support by wearing yellow on Monday, September 12, for World Suicide Prevention Day“Creating hope through action” is the triennial theme for World Suicide Prevention Day from 2021 - 2023. This theme is a reminder that there is an alternative to suicide and aims to inspire confidence and light in all of us. If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat at 988 lifeline.orgWorld Suicide Prevent Day Flier                                          

    • LHS PSAT - October 12: The PSAT will be offered as an optional assessment for junior students on Wednesday, October 12th at LHS. The PSAT is for entrance to the National Merit Scholarship Program, it is not a college admittance exam.  Registration opens on September 1st.  Registration and payment information can be found on the LHS PSAT webpageRegistration is available online from September 1-15, 2022.  PSAT Information and Registration National Merit Scholarship Program

     

    • A+ Program: The A+ Scholarship Program is run by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development and provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools. To apply for the LHS A+ program please complete the online application. To learn more about the A+ program students can visit Ms. Brawner in the counseling office or check out the LHS A+ website.  

     

    • LHS Guidance & Counseling Office

    The LHS Guidance & Counseling Office link will provide you with the names and contact information of our guidance department staff. 

    • Lancer Parent Organization: On August 31, 2022, there was a parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. before Open House. Here is the link to the presentation in case you missed the meeting.  August 31, 2022, Junior Class Parent MeetingThank you to all who attended. Our parent organization is strong and they need volunteers for various events. Please volunteer and contact Beth Nelson at bnelso2@gmail.com or Tracy Montgomery at tracvymontgomery@charter.net    for questions.

    • Lunch and Outside Food Delivery

    Lafayette does NOT allow food delivery by outside vendors (ex.:  Uber Eats, Door Dash, restaurants, etc.).  If a student has forgotten lunch, the student should see the grade-level administrator.

    • News from the LHS Library

    Welcome to another great year in the Lafayette Library! The Lafayette Library has been a very busy place this first week of school.  It is great to have so many students visiting with classes or on their own time.  For more information about the LHS Library, check out 3 Things You Should Know for this month's highlights.  Please see this infographic for an overview of the resources available to our students in the library. Parents have the ability to receive daily email notifications regarding the materials their child has checked out of the school library.  Parents wishing to receive these daily emails should contact the Lafayette librarians to activate this feature.

    • News from the Yearbook Staff: If you wish to order a Yearbook please click on the link provided for more information Yearbook Order FormIf you would like to subscribe to all the Lafayette student publications please click on the following link Subscription2022 Yearbook Distribution - If you ordered a 2022 Legend yearbook. Please email thelancerfeed@gmail.com to make arrangements to pick up your yearbook in the Welcome Center.

    • Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors: In this section, I will share information with you about any opportunities that come my way (academic, athletic, etc.) for juniors and when you are seniors. This will help you plan for the next two years. Regeneron Science Talent Search the Last date for application is November 9, 2022

    • Student Employment Opportunities:  Are you looking for a job?  The Lafayette Business Department has created a list of job openings in the area.  Please access the QR CODE to see the most updated list.

    • Build My Future Event For Rockwood Students: The event for Rockwood students will be on October 12th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at STLCC-Florissant Valley. Interested students must sign up to participate by September 14th. Please use the link to register.

    • September LPO Newsletter: Lancer Parent Organization sends out a newsletter each month. I have provided you with the link to the newsletter so that all the information you need is in one place. 

    • Athletics and Activities Information

     

    • District News: There are a number of items that are new or changing across the district that we would like you to be aware of, including a new communication system, a new visitor management system, school meal changes, the expansion of Hazel Health services as well as an update to Rockwood’s Safe Together plan. For all the details on what’s new in Rockwood this year, please visit the district website.

     

    • A “Sweet” Hello Candy Donation Request: We are out of Candy. Our students are back in the halls and our office seems to be the place for candy. Thank you to all the families who donated candy for our students last year.If you would like to use this link for Amazon, the candy will be sent directly to our office. Please feel free to continue to donate so our juniors have a place to stop by and pick up a piece of candy they enjoy. We appreciate all of you. 

    • Lafayette High School Season Passes: Rockwood School District wants all families and fans to attend and enjoy games across the school district. Whether you purchase the All Rockwood Event Pass or the Lafayette Specific Pass, your purchase directly benefits Lafayette High School. Please consider this option as it directly benefits our students and our school. Attendance at 4 regular season events this school year is the equivalent of the cost of the pass. Save money in the process along with supporting our school! LHS Season Pass Information

    • Visiting Lafayette and Other Rockwood Schools Rockwood has moved to a new visitor sign-in/sign-out system called School Pass While additional information will come out soon, we wanted you to be aware, but I wanted you to be aware of the new process that is in place for when you visit Lafayette.  To help with the process, please make sure you bring your driver's license the first time you visit Lafayette. Once you establish your PIN, you will not need your driver's license. 

     

    Rockwood uses ParentSquare for school communication, primarily with email, text, and app notifications. ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent, using the email address and phone number listed in Infinite Campus. We encourage parents to access their accounts so they can download the mobile app and update their preferences on when and how they are notified.  Use this link for sign-up information.

    The link to student resources includes information about mental health, suicide, eating disorders, and more.

    • Parking: Parking Application Information If you need to pick up a pass after you complete the online application feel free to stop by the junior office in room 261 after the end of the school day from 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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  • College & Career Counseling

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/12/2022

    College Visits to LHS on 9/21:

    Ac Lab 1: Rockhurst (sign up under Sarah Hicks) 

                    University of Southern California (sign up under Dusenberry)

     

    Ac Lab 2: Vanderbilt University (sign up under Dusenberry)

     

    Rockwood College Fair

    Marquette High School

    Sunday, October 2nd | 6:00 - 7:30 pm

    Meet with representatives from over 120 colleges to discuss which may be the best fit for you! The fair will be open to Rockwood students and parents of all ages.

     

    College Information 101 Virtual Presentation

    September 21st (link and time to follow)

    Megan Christian, our SLU representative will be joining our students and parents via zoom to discuss all things college.  From the application process to college fit to how to prepare for college life, this presentation has you covered!

     

    Selective Admissions Virtual Program

    October 5th | 6:00 pm  (Link to follow)

    Zach Evans, our representative from University of Chicago will be presenting on how to best maximize your potential for admission at a highly selective university.  Throughout the presentation, he will touch on essay writing tips, how to utilize extracurricular activities, and much more!

    Be well,
     

    L. Alexandra Dusenberry, M.Ed

    College & Career Counselor | Students L-Z

    Lafayette High School

     
     
     
    (636) 733-4127
    https://www.rsdmo.org/domain/2105
    17050 Clayton Road, Wildwood, Mo 63011
     
     
     
     
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  • LPO Newsletter

    Posted by KELLY MEHEGAN on 9/2/2022

    DONATE         VOLUNTEER          CALENDAR          DIRECTORY

    Lancer Parent Organization News
    Lancer Legacy Campaign

    Our Legacy Campaign is the ONLY fundraising campaign that supports the Lancer Parent Organization as a whole. These donations are used to improve educational opportunities for our students, support our staff, and help foster community relationships. Our goal this year is $10,000.  When you make a donation:

    • 100% of your contribution goes to benefit Lafayette.
    • Your donation is tax deductible.

    Check with your employer about any matching gift programs. Please list Lancer Parent Organization as the recipient organization with our address (17050 Clayton Road, Wildwood, MO 63011) and include our EIN 43-1550161.

    Please consider making a donation to make a lasting impact. 

    Lancer Legacy Campaign (Membership Toolkit)

    Lancer Legacy Square

    Bylaws and Standing Rules

    The bylaws and standing rules of the Lancer Parent Organization have been reviewed and updated. Please take a moment to review the proposed updates.  If you would like to comment on the proposed bylaws or rules, please send an email to Sara Robeson, lancerparentorgpresident@gmail.com or attend the General LPO Meeting on September 12 at 7pm in room 180 where we will be voting on whether to adopt the proposed rules.

    Proposed LPO Bylaws 2022

    Proposed LPO Standing Rules

    Homecoming Details

    LHS has rich Homecoming traditions and we are excited for our 2022 Hollywood themed festivities the week of September 26th -October 1st. Homecoming Adult Volunteers and Donations are needed for each class. Please check out the Class Help Needed links below to sign up and the important dates.   

    CLASS INFORMATION

    Please make sure to follow your class on social media and read the newsletters to see what is coming up next!

    Class of 2023

    The Senior Class needs parent help!  There are current needs for chairpeople for Father/Son, Mother/Daughter, Father/ Daughter Dance and for Senior Celebration.  We want our Class of 2023 students to have the same opportunities to experience these fun events, but need Class of 2023 parent volunteers to help organize and facilitate the events in order for them to happen.  

    Don’t forget to mark your calendar for a Class of 2023 Parent Meeting on Sept 12 at 6:30 pm!

    Class of 2023 Help Needed

    Class of 2024

    Thanks to all who came to the Junior Class meeting on Wednesday night!  Please check Dr. Mehrotra's weekly email for the presentation that includes some awesome links to resources for your kids as they begin/continue their college search.

    We are in need of the following to make sure our class is well represented at the Homecoming parade on Friday, September 30:

    HOMECOMING LEAD Parent(s); This person will coordinate activities for our float this year, including locating a truck, driver and flatbed to be used in the parade, candy collection and decoration of the float on 9/30.

    Please reach out to either of us if you can help!

    Beth Nelson: 314-306-9901

    Tracy Montgomery: 636-346-6077

     

    Class of 2026

    The Class of 2026 Needs You! 

    One of the most exciting times of the school year is coming up and we need the help of our freshman parents.  

    1.  Freshman Tailgate - Have your student(s) join us for some good and games before the varsity home football game Friday, September 16th from 4:00-6:00pm. Then head to the game to support your fellow Lancers at 7:00pm.  Please use SignUpGenius to contribute below. 

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0545AFAD2BA4F58-tailgate

    2.  Homecoming - We have a flatbed, truck and driver secured for the parade!  HUGE thank you to Lisa Miller and her husband for their generous support!  

    Now we need a chair person to help facilitate Homecoming.  If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please text or email: Shelly at slm17@sbcglobal.net or 314-540-6969 or Laurie at Laurie.niewoehner@gmail.com or 314-518-8180.  

    More to come on Homecoming but important dates:  September 30 - Parade and football game and October 1 -Homecoming Dance.

     

    Your Freshman Class Directors,

    Shelly Monschein & Laurie Niewoehner

    Classes of 2024, 2025, AND 2026

    The Classes of 2024, 2025, and 2026 will each be hosting a class fundraiser to help raise funds for the Senior Events that each class hosts including Senior Celebration.  These events are KEY to your child's class having the funds.  If you are interested in learning more about your class event or are willing to assist- please sign up below.

    Class of 2024 Help Needed

    Class of 2025 Help Needed

    Class of 2026 Help Needed

    • Monday, 9/5 - NO SCHOOL 
    • Tuesday, 9/6 - NO SCHOOL     
    • Wednesday, 9/7 - Senior Picture Date - Appointment Sign ups on ParentSquare
    • Monday, 9/12 - Class of 2023 Senior Parent Meeting @ 6:30 pm
    • Monday, 9/12 - LPO General Meeting @ 7:00 pm- 8:15 pm, Room 180
    • Monday, 9/12 - College and Curriculum Meeting @ 7:00pm
    • Monday, 9/19 - LATE START DAY
    • Thursday, 9/29 - Powder Puff Game 7:00 pm
    • Friday, 9/30 - Pep Assembly 2:22pm / Homecoming Parade & Football Game @ 5:30 pm
    • Saturday, 10/1 - Homecoming Dance @ 7:30 pm
    • Monday, 10/3 - NO SCHOOL
    • Thursday, 10/6 - Makeup/ Retake Picture Day
    • Monday, 10/10 - LPO General Meeting @ 7:00pm-8:15 pm, Room 180
     
    Please reach out if you have any questions,
    Sara Robeson, 
    LPO President
    lancerparentorgpresident@gmail.com
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