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Principal Blog: Colleen Fields - Class of 2022

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    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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    CHICK-FIL-A RIVALRY FUNDRAISER

    October 21, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    When: Tuesday, October 22nd ALL DAY

    WHERE: CHICK FIL-A ELLISVILLE, now you can simply order from your phone and choose dine-in or carryout, type in Lafayette High School in the Special Request Field (one must enter this in this field for either school to receive credit), and pick up your order.

    Why
    : Lafayette Renaissance will receive 20% of the proceeds from your purchase. Marquette High School will have the same fundraiser tomorrow as well . This fundraising competition leads up to the Lancers playing the Mustangs in football on Friday, October 25th at 7:00 at Marquette. The winner of the rivalry fundraiser will be announced at the football game and each student and staff member will receive FREE CHICK-FIL-A!!!!

    How: Download the Chick-fil-A app on the App store (either Apple or Google).  Place your order at the Ellisville location.  Enter in the Special Request Field- Lafayette High School.  Finally, go pick your order (either in the drive-thru line or in-store).​​


    Circle of Concern Food Drive

    October 21, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    Homecoming Info from LPO

    October 1, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    CHECK THIS OUT!​

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    Sophomore Class LPO

    October 1, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    MOVIE NOT TO BE MISSED!

    September 30, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    THE FIRST DAY

    A FOCUS ON THE BEGINNING

    Film Synopsis: Chris Herren, former professional basketball player, author and wellness advocate, has shared his story of recovery with over 1 million people nationwide. Through the power of storytelling, The First Day addresses issues that school systems, communities and people across the country are impacted by, directly or indirectly, each day including substance use, other harmful behaviors and mental wellness.

    Do not miss this powerful story!

    Being viewed on October 4, Room 180 during 2nd and 3rd FLEX block (10:39 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)


    PLEASE SIGN UP IN YOUR GRADE LEVEL OFFICE TODAY!​


    South Tech Info

    September 30, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

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    From Our LPO

    September 11, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    WELCOME TO SOPHOMORE YEAR, CLASS OF 2022!  We would like to welcome all of our returning families and anyone new to Lafayette.  If you're new to the school/district, you have definitely landed in the right place!  Lafayette Senior High School was ranked the #1 High School in Missouri last year by US News and World Reports. We are also a Nationally recognized School of Character among many other accolades.  Hopefully all of your children are finding their niche and settling into the school year with confidence and enthusiasm.  If they are still seeking activities to get involved in, have them check out this Activities link for a wide variety of clubs and school organizations and the sponsor to contact.

    http://www.rsdmo.org/lafayette/activities/Pages/default.aspx

    Getting involved is so important and there are so many choices at Lafayette.  Encourage your child to pay attention to the electronic message boards in the Commons for information regarding meeting dates and times.  The new flex schedule may also allow students to participate in certain clubs and organizations that they couldn't previously if they had before or after school conflicts.

    Parents can get involved, too!  The Sophomore Class will need help leading up to Homecoming (Saturday, October 12th)….watch for requests for volunteers or supplies needed.  We are also looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help in planning Rock and Roll Bingo which is our grade level fundraising event for the year (Saturday, March 7).  We are thrilled to announce that we already have our Co-Chairs for the event.  BIG thanks to Vanessa Fitts and Pam Matusiak for stepping up to lead in the fun!  If you have a spare hour here and there or don't want a consistent volunteer position, working in Lancer's Landing, the school store, would be a perfect place for you to sign up.  (Click the link below) Choose the date(s) and times that work for you.  It's a fun way to meet other parents, staff and see the kids "in their element"!

     https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4CAEA629A6F94-lancers2

    Important Dates:

    9/2         No School; Labor Day

    9/10       Pre-ACT for all sophomores 1-4th hour

    9/11        Early Dismissal, Professional Development Day

    9/23       Late Start Day

    9/25       Parent/Teacher Conferences

    10/2       Early Dismissal Day

    10/3       Parent/Teacher Conferences

    10/6       Homecoming Kick-Off

    10/7       Late Start Day

    10/11     Homecoming Parade

    10/12     Homecoming Dance

    10/21     Late Start Day

    We are excited to be returning as Class Directors!  Your best bet for staying informed will be to connect with Sophomore Class Principal, Colleen Fields via Instagram or Twitter ):  lhs22principal  and/or Twitter: @lhs_2022 and Instagram: lafayette2022 for updates.  Or join LHS Class Of 2022- Parents Facebook page.

    We will always be happy to answer questions or direct you to someone who can!

    Julie Dobson (314) 498-9857 mwjtdobson@charter.net and Anita Shawke (636) 484-2244 anitashawke@gmail.com

     

    *Throughout the year, you can help by sending in bags of individually wrapped, bite-sized candy or fruit snacks to help keep the basket in the Sophomore Class office full of treats! *                                                                             (Thanks from the Sophomore Class secretary, Karen Barber)​


    PSAT Info

    September 5, 2019 Permanent Link to Post

    Attention sophomores & juniors!  Registration for the PSAT is open and will take place online until September 22nd.  The cost for the test is $20.00 which can be paid for with a credit or debit card online.  If you need registration assistance or have any questions about the PSAT please visit the Lafayette testing website or see Mrs. Brawner in room 123.​​​​​​​


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