Sept 22, 2021



    Wednesday, September 22nd - A Day      It’s a great day to be a General!


    Reminder! All classes EBoard applications are due this Friday by 3:30. Check your Canvas announcements for an application!


    FCCLA is meeting this Thursday the 23rd in room 130 from 3:30-4:30 .  Snacks will be provided!


    The Generals Book Club will have a meeting Thursday, September 23 at 8:00 in the Library.


    BSU will have a meeting after school on Thursday, September 23rd  in Room 239. All members are expected to be there to prepare for the Equity Forum next week.


    Please join us in room 218 on Wednesday 9/22 from 3:30-4:30 for an informational meeting regarding the 2021-2022 season of the Lafayette Speech and Debate team. 


    Outdoors Club is hosting an informational meeting on Thursday September 23rd in room 246 from 3:30-4:00. Anyone interested in gardening, hiking, or nature is welcome to attend. 


    GSP Applications are open!  Our first work session is next Thursday, September 23rd from 3:30-4:30  or Friday during 3rd Block in the Library.  Information for Lafayette Students including future work sessions and deadlines can be found in the GSP section under Guidance on the Lafayette Website.  Make sure you sign up on the intent to apply form https://bit.ly/LHS_GSP_2022 so that you will receive all updates and information from Ms. FitzGerald. 


    FREE ACT WORKSHOP - September 21st 12:00-2:00pm - Library Students must be registered for the October ACT to attend. Must show registration form. Sign up is available on Eventbrite.


    Anime Club will have its first meeting THURSDAY at 320-400 in room 107B. Join us if you enjoy Anime and/or Manga!

    "Lafayette Mu Alpha Theta has opened their applications for the school year! The organization, which usually consists of around 130 students, has been involved with tutoring students throughout the school over the past several years, and much more in the community. If interested, please fill out the application located on the Mu Alpha Theta Instagram @lhs.mualphatheta, where additional information can be found. Applications are due on September 27th at 3:15."


     General Pride, also known as GSA, will be meeting right after school on Wednesday in room 607. Please be advised ~ this is a CHANGE from where we’ve meet previously!  Again, we will meet in 607 which is in our Band/Choir/Tech Wing!  EVERYONE is welcome whether you’ve attended General Pride before or not! Snacks and drinks will be provided. Any questions, see Ms. Bennington in the Lafayette Student Center, Room 609.


    "The Black Student Union will have an important meeting after school on Thursday in Ms. Lemons' room (239). All members, new and old, should plan on attending."
    The Boys Volleyball Fall League will start the week of October 25. Any boys interested in playing need to sign-up with Mr. Stegman in room 125 or on the team website prior to starting. All participants must have an up-to-date physical turned into Mr. Stegman to participate. 

     "Lafayette Students - It's time to vote for your Class Officers!  Please check your canvas email for an email from your class sponsor with a Google form link and voting information.  You have until Friday Sept. 17th at 3:30 to vote!"


    GSP Application Information Meeting Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:30 - 4:30 in the Library


     Beta club will host its first meeting on Tuesday, September 14th. Those interested in joining are encouraged to attend. We will meet in the cafeteria from 3:30-4pm. 


     Our annual College Planning Night happening on September 13th at 6pm in the library! Parents and Students are welcome and we’ll have UK, BCTC, Transy, and others joining us!


    September 20th-24th we will be having a College Application week here at Lafayette that is going to either be held in Lab 208, the library or my office (302). Details to be determined. It will be an entire week for seniors to complete college applications, scholarship applications, created FAFSA log ins and more. Students can sign up on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/lhs-college-and-career-coach-26152763769 . This is also where they can sign up for any college visit that is happening here at Lafayette.



    COLLEGE VISITS & COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK! The links to the Eventbrite page where students can sign up for college visits and the College Application week. Also Mr. Sims’ link is included for one on one appointments.  For more information, Mr. Sims is in Room 302 or see your Counselor.  

    The link is: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/lhs-college-and-career-coach-26152763769



    SCAPA Applications/Audition Info Meeting-SCAPA Lafayette Application & Audition Information Meeting, Sept. 16th at 6pm in the LHS Library.  Schedule & more information, go to https://www.fcps.net/Page/17739


    YEARBOOK SENIOR & RETAKE PICTURES- RESCHEDULED!  Will be sending updated information soon.


    Lafayette Student Book Club-1st meeting will be Thursday, September 9th at 8 am in the library.  See Mrs. Schoff for more details


     The R.I.O.T. of the Lafayette Step Team- will begin practice and tryouts after school on Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.   You must have a ride home.  Transportation will not be provided.


    Art Honors Society- is hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 8th from 3:30 - 4pm in room 246. Anyone interested in joining an arts focused group is welcome to attend. 


    Film and Film-Making Club- will meet today at 3:30pm in room 210. All are welcome, see Mr. Gross for more details.


    Academic Team-The 1st Academic team meeting of this year will be In-Person or virtual (tinyurl.com/zoomdocMcL270) On Wednesday, Sept 8 at 4:30pm. Live will meet in Room 270. We should be finished by 5:30. You may add yourself to the A.T. remind with @6c272b. Hope to see you there!


    General Pride- also known as GSA, will be meeting right after school today in room 607. Please be advised ~ this is a CHANGE from where we’ve meet previously!  Again, we will meet in 607 which is in our Band/Choir/Tech Wing!  EVERYONE is welcome whether you’ve attended General Pride before or not! Snacks and drinks will be provided. Any questions, see Ms. Bennington in the Lafayette Student Center, Room 609


    Lexington Sister Cities Application Now Open-The student exchange applications for Lexington's four sister cities are now open for 2022.  Application deadline is the first Friday of November. Please visit the link to find out about each program: https://lexingtonsistercities.org/student-exchanges


    SENIOR PARKING PASSES-Attention Seniors:   The results of the Senior parking pass lottery has been posted on the bulletin board next to the Library.  See Mr. Johnson if you name is on the list in the cafeteria during lunch for further instructions. 


    GIRLS BASKETBALL-Girls basketball conditioning will begin Tuesday, September 7th from 3:45-5:15. You must have an up to date KHSAA physical. The schedule for pre-season workouts will be handed out in September 7th. Please see Coach Denton in the gym or room 144 for any questions.


    BOYS BASKETBALL-Preseason workouts with the Boys Basketball Team will begin Tuesday, September 7th.  You can get a schedule from Coach Mendenhall in room 240 or Coach Wilkinson in room 106.  You must have an up-to-date KHSAA Physical to attend workouts. 


    PSAT REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS-Registration is now open until Sept. 13th.  Please see registration information on Lafayette’s Website, under Guidance. 


    COLLEGE FAIR-The 2021 Gary R. Martin Central KY College Fair hosted by the HCHS Guidance Office/FCPS will be Monday, Oct. 4th from 6-8 pm at Rupp Arena.  


    ACT PREP-The College Project will be hosting a five-week ACT review course prior to the October 23rd test date. Classes will begin the week of September 20th and will be offered 3 x each week (students need only attend the one day each week that best fits their schedule). Whether you're looking to improve your scores or taking the test for the first time, this course will teach valuable test taking strategies. For more information, contact 859-619-0439. You can download the course schedule and / or register for the course here http://thecollegeprojectky.com/events/



    Need a Driver's Permit Verification form? You may request one on LHS website. (Click >Student>Driver's Permit Verification Form.)


    Alive at 25 classes are still being offered, just on Zoom! Students can still register by going to www.kentuckysafedriver.com and clicking on “Alive at 25” under “Courses” or by calling our office at 502-699-2995.