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Principal Blog: Colleen Fields - Class of 2022

Colleen Fields

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    COVID-19 UPDATE

    April 20, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

    Class of 2022 Families and Students:


    Last week’s news was tough to take.  Not returning to our building for the remainder of the year seems the most unnatural way to close out the 2019-2020 school year, but I am hopeful that our actions now will result in us being together sooner.  We will have much to celebrate when that time comes!

    I imagine that you have many questions regarding end-of-the-school-year procedures.  Dr. Calcaterra’s correspondence reminds us that we will have to act with patience in the coming weeks, but we will be sure to update you as we know more information.  For the Class of 2022, there are some specific items I wanted to address to help keep you informed.

    • ALP:  Please continue to work with your teachers, to complete assignments, and to participate in Zoom meetings during this time of Alternative Learning.  While we would love to have you back in a classroom, our teachers and staff are still committed to your learning.  With “hold harmless” grades, this is a golden opportunity to maximize your efforts towards improvement.  If you are having any trouble with technology or accessing help from your teachers, please let me know so I can work to find a resolution.  

    • Cadet Teaching Information:  Some of you may still be interested in cadet teaching next school year.  Usually, we have you fill out a form, get signatures, and turn the form in to your counselor.  If you did not have a chance to get your form filled out prior to Spring Break, we have created an online version for you to fill out so we can verify your eligibility and secure a spot in your schedule.  You will be able to find the link on the Lafayette High School Guidance Counselor webpage:  https://www.rsdmo.org/lafayette/offices/guidance/Pages/default.aspx .

    • Class Officer Elections:  We are delaying class officer elections until we return to school in the fall.

    • Fines and Fees:  Our finance secretary will be sending out an email to students who have fines and/or fees on their school accounts. These can be paid through Parent Pay Online or by sending a check to the attention of Kerry Philips, 17050 Clayton Road, Wildwood, MO 63011.

    • Locker Clean Out:  As mentioned in Dr. Calcaterra’s email, at this time, our building remains closed.  We are following guidelines set by our local health department.  When Rockwood leadership receives information on how to safely access our building, we will be sure to develop a plan and communicate that information to you.

    • Lunch AccountsAll balances left in meal accounts at the end of the school year will automatically be carried forward for students continuing in any Rockwood School.  If a student graduates or moves out of the school district, a refund can be requested. Account balances can also be transferred to siblings within Rockwood.  The parent/guardian of our students may request a refund or transfer by phone at 636-733-3252 or email mccaddonrebecca@rsdmo.org .  Refunds will be issued by check from the Rockwood School District. Families may also choose to donate the remaining meal account balance to a student in need within our district by contacting the Child Nutrition Services office at 636-733-3252.

    • Parking Passes:  Parent Pay Online will open on April 27, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. to complete your student parking permit application.  Please look for a separate email being sent for Parking 2020-21 from Dr. Mehrotra and/or Kelly Mehegan.  

    • Ring orders:  I have been in contact with Sam Glennon at Josten’s.  He let me know that production of rings has slowed due to meeting health guidelines in the factory, but he is hopeful that all rings will be ready by the beginning of May.  Once he confirms that all rings are available, he and I will set a date for families to pick up rings at the Josten’s location in Ellisville.

    I miss seeing all of your faces in the hallway.  I miss hearing you laugh, talk, and get excited about your after-school activities and events.  But, times like these make us realize how grateful we are for what we have.  I am grateful to be your principal, and I look forward to the day we return to our Lancer home.  Keep your distance, wash your hands, and be safe.

    Take care,

    Ms. Fields


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    ROCK 7 ROLL BINGO ALERT!!!!!!!!!!!

    February 24, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

    ROCK & ROLL BINGO is Saturday, March 7th!  You don’t want to miss it!  

    If you cannot attend, PLEASE consider donating items from our list to help us host a successful event.  We have many 10th grade parents and MANY empty spots on our list!

    c/o2022Rock&RollBingo


    We’ve got an incredibly hard-working committee of Sophomore parents, but we will need a few more adult helpers the night of the event.  Please help us by volunteering or signing up for a table below:

    c/o2022Rock&RollBingoParentVOLUNTEERS


    Your presence at the event will support the Class of 2022!

     https://squareup.com/store/lhslpo2022

    This is our BIG event!  We NEED YOUR HELP!

    Anita Shawke and Julie Dobson, Class Directors and Pam Matusiak, Bingo Chair



    TEENS AND ANXIETY

    February 24, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

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    LAST CHANCE RING ORDERS

    February 21, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

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    ​DURING ALL 3 LUNCH SHIFTS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25th!!!


    CLASS RINGS INFORMATIONAL MEETING

    February 10, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

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    SOPHOMORES

     

    Get all the 411

    On Class Rings

    Tuesday, February 11

    First Block of Flex

    Main Gym



    READING! A must read...

    January 29, 2020 Permanent Link to Post


    Quitting Nicotine/Smoking/Vaping

    January 29, 2020 Permanent Link to Post


    ROCK & ROLL BINGO NIGHT!!!

    January 27, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

    A note from your Sophomore Directors….

    ROCK & ROLL BINGO promises to be a FUN NIGHT! Music, food and CASH prizes!  Sign up before the price goes up on Feb. 16th! Sign your kids up! They should come and support this event since the proceeds go to benefit their Senior year activities.  Pass the info on to your neighbors and work colleagues who enjoy an entertaining night for a good cause. Register below:

    https://squareup.com/store/lhslpo2022

    Sophomore parents, we also ask that you help us with your generous donations of gift cards which we will use for raffle packs and prizes.  Click below to sign up:

    c/o2022Rock&RollBingo

    Next Bingo planning meetings: 

    Thursday, February 6, 2020, 7pm in Rm 180

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 7pm in Rm 180


    Thanks in advance for your support of the Class of 2022!

    Anita Shawke (636)484-2244 anitashawke@gmail.com 

    Julie Dobson (314)498-9857 mwjtdobson@charter.net



    Monthly Newsletter from LPO Class of 2022

    January 15, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

    Are you ready to ROCK, Sophomore Class?!? We look forward to hosting our Rock & Roll Bingo class fundraiser event on Saturday, March 7, 2020We need your help in two ways:

    First, gather your friends, neighbors and family and register to play! Early bird pricing through February 15th!  Students only $10 from now until the night of the event!  Come for a night of entertaining music, fun, food and prizes with our own LHS teachers, Mr. Beaver and Mr. O’Gorman as our emcees! Click to register:   https://squareup.com/store/lhslpo2022

    Next, please help support our class by signing up on the link below to donate gift cards for prizes and raffle packs. Or you can be a Table Sponsor and have your personal or corporate business promoted/recognized at our event. 

    c/o2022Rock&RollBingo

    Table Sponsor $75.00 (tax deductible) All proceeds to benefit the Class of 2022!

    Contact Tina Boyer tinaboyer506@gmail.com


    Important Dates:


    1/17/20 Early Dismissal

    1/20/20 NO SCHOOL; Martin Luther King Holiday

    1/27/20 Late Start

    2/1/20 Winter Formal, 7:30-10:00

    Winter Formal Spirit Days:

    Monday, 1/27 – Involvement Day (club picture day)

    Tuesday, 1/28 – Disney Day

    Wednesday, 1/29 – Suicide Prevention Day (Wear YELLOW)

    Thursday, 1/30 – Beachn’ vs. Skiing

    Friday, 1/31 – Roaring Jungle & Pep Assembly

    2/12/20 & 2/20/20 Parent/Teacher Conference Nights

    2/14/20 Early Dismissal

    2/17/20 NO SCHOOL; Presidents Day

    3/2/20 First day of Spring Sports

    3/7/20 ROCK & ROLL BINGO, we hope to see MANY 10th graders there!

    3/13-3/20 NO SCHOOL-SPRING BREAK


    A big shout out to our Sophomore class officers:  Bradley Simmons, Aashish Allu, Natalia Parr and Pooja Reddy for organizing a successful toy drive.  THANK YOU to the Sophomore Class families for your generous donations to Gifts for Glennon.

    Stay connected! Many reminders and school events are posted via Twitter!

      @parent_lhs  - the official twitter account of the Lafayette Lancer Parent Organization

      @lhs_2022 – the student twitter account for the Sophomore class

      @LHS22Principal – Principal, Colleen Fields twitter account

    Anita Shawke, 636-484-2244 (anitashawke@gmail.com

    Julie Dobson 314-498-9857 (mwjtdobson@charter.net)



    ECP Meeting

    January 7, 2020 Permanent Link to Post

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    FROM OUR WONDERFUL PTO

    December 2, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    Hello Sophomore parents!  


    Finals week is upon us and only a few remaining weeks in the year.  Thanks to all who have already contributed to the Sophomore Class "Gifts for Glennon" Toy Drive.  Any new, unwrapped toy that you or your students are willing to donate to this worthy cause can still be collected through January 13, 2020. For online donations, please use this link - https://sunraise.glennon.org/fundraiser/2493795 - to make a tax-deductible donation directly to Cardinal Glennon.


    Rock out at Rock n Roll Bingo as a table sponsor!   Advertise your business to over 100 Rockwood families ready to support local businesses. Rock Star Sponsors will receive-

    • recognition at the event from the MC

    • their logo and/or slogan on the event big screen 

    • opportunity to promote business cards, flyers, special offers at their table. Tonight is your night to shine, advertise and enjoy your rock star status! 

    • the elated feeling you will experience supporting the Class of 2022! 

    Table Sponsor $75.00 (tax deductible)

    Contact Tina Boyer tinaboyer506@gmail.com


    Sign Ups for Rock-n-Roll Bingo concession needs, prize donations and volunteers coming after Winter Break.  Please join us at our next planning meeting, Thursday, January 9th to see how you can help!


    Call or e-mail either one of us with questions anytime.

    Anita Shawke, 636-484-2244 (anitashawke@gmail.com

    Julie Dobson 314-498-9857 (mwjtdobson@charter.net)





    IMPORTANT DATES

    December 2, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    12/17 5th Hour Final

    12/18 1st & 2nd Hour Final

    12/19 3rd & 4th Hour Final

    12/20 6th & 7th Hour Final

    12/23-1/3/20 No School; Winter Break

    1/6/20 School Resumes, Second Semester

    1/9/20 Rock-n-Roll Bingo Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Room 180

    1/17/20 Early Dismissal

    1/20/20 NO SCHOOL; Martin Luther King Holiday

    1/27/20 Late Start



    REMINDERS

    December 2, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    On behalf of Sophomore Advisory, we would like to invite you and your students to support our "Gifts for Glennon" Toy Drive this holiday season.   Collection boxes have been placed throughout the school building. We would love any new, unwrapped toy that you or your students are willing to donate to this worthy cause.  The Toy Drive will run now through January 13, 2020, so please consider picking up an item or two during your holiday shopping trips.  If you would rather donate online, please feel free to use this link - https://sunraise.glennon.org/fundraiser/2493795 - to make a tax-deductible donation directly to Cardinal Glennon.


    We are proud of the sophomores for initiating this collection for a worthy cause.  We also ask that you keep that “holiday spirit” ready for the sign ups/donations COMING SOON (after Winter Break) for the Sophomore Class Rock-n-Roll Bingo event!  If you’re out shopping and buying gift cards, buy a few more and hang onto them for donating for our Bingo prizes or if you receive gift cards you know you won’t use, please consider passing them along to us!  We’ll use them!


    Bingo planning meetings are underway and it’s not too late to join in the fun!  Next meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 180.


    Best of luck to our Sophomores on FINALS and everyone have a wonderful Winter Break!

    Anita Shawke and Julie Dobson, Class Directors



    WE ARE IN NEED OF LITTLE SWEET TREATS IN THE OFFICE. THANKS SO MUCH FOR PUTTING A SMILE ON THE FACES OF OUR STUDENTS!! 

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    TOY DRIVE

    November 21, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    TOY DRIVE

    November 21, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    TOY DRIVE ITEM SUGGESTIONS

    November 21, 2019 Permanent Link to Post


    HOBY AWARD!!

    November 5, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    EARLY COLLEGE PARTNERSHIP (ECP)

    November 5, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    ​This partnership allows current RSD High School students to obtain an associate degree while fulfilling their Missouri graduation requirements. The ECP is a two-year, full-immersion, dual-enrollment program.​

    Application​

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    LPO November News!

    October 31, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    November News!

    We had a productive first planning meeting for our class Rock-n-Roll Bingo event and will be having another follow up meeting on Thursday, November 21st.  We need MANY more parents to help.  Join us at our next meeting to share your ideas and choose the committee you would like to help with.

    Lafayette offers many good programs on such topics as Safety, Anxiety, Medical Marijuana, etc.  Did you know that the Rockwood website also has a "Parent University" resource?  Click on the link to read more about Academics, Social/Emotional Learning and Health and Wellness.

    https://parentu.rsdmo.org/Pages/default.aspx

    Mrs. Barber is always taking individually wrapped candy donations for the Sophomore office!  Please send in a bag once in awhile if you can.

    Important Dates:

                    11/18                     Late Start

                    11/21                    Rock-n-Roll Bingo Planning Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Room 180

                    11/27-11/29        No School; Thanksgiving Holiday

                    12/2                       Late Start

                    12/7                       Marketplace Craft Fair at LHS 9am-4pm

                    12/17-12/20        FINALS week (half days Wednesday-Friday)

                    12/23-1/3/20      No School; Winter Break

     

    We cannot stress enough our need for volunteers to attend the meetings and help us plan our Sophomore Class event.  Join us on the 21st and bring a friend!  See you there!

    Call or e-mail either one of us with questions anytime.

    Anita Shawke, 636-484-2244 (anitashawke@gmail.com

    Julie Dobson 314-498-9857 (mwjtdobson@charter.net)​


    Anxiety Awareness

    October 29, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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