LHS Announcements

Friday, February 17, 2016 - "A" Day

LHS WRESTLING TEAM ON BALL REPORT – HEAD TO STATE: Lafayette Wrestlers will be on the "Scholastic Ball Report" Saturday 12:30 on CWKYT. Justin Torgerson-Kevin Vasquez and Mason Boggs are the 'Athletes of the Week'. The Wrestlers, will be interviewed, along with Coach William Green. Watch them Saturday 12:30 on CW.  Good luck to wrestlers John Raymond, Mason Boggs, Kevin Vasquez, and Justin Torgerson as they compete in the State wrestling tournament today and tomorrow at the Kentucky Horse Park. Go Generals!

BOYS’ BASKETBALL SENIOR NIGHT: Good luck to boys’ basketball playing against Boyle County tonight here at home at 7:30 pm! Come out and support your Generals!

BOYS’ & GIRLS’ TENNIS TRYOUTS: Tennis tryouts will be February 15th­ – February 17th from 3:45 – 5:30 pm. You must have a physical to tryout. Questions? See Ms. Dixon.

COLLEGE VISITS: Juniors and Seniors can sign up in the counseling office to meet with a representative from these schools and learn more about what they offer and the application process:

Paul Mitchell, The School – Wednesday, February 22nd at 9 AM

University of Alabama, Huntsville - Monday, February 27th at 9 AM

Summit Salon Academy – Tuesday, March 7th at 9 AM

University of Alabama – Thursday, March 9th at 9:45 AM

Thomas More College – Tuesday, March 7th at 1:50 PM

UK - Tuesday, March 14th, Juniors @ 9 AM & Seniors @ 9:30 AM

Austin Peay – Monday, March 20th at 9 AM

AOK PROM DRESS DRIVE: The Acts of Kindness Club’s prom dress drive will last until the 10th of March. All dresses donated or loaned can be brought to room 265 and will be given to other girls to wear or borrow for their prom. If a dress is loaned it will be returned after prom.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Juniors invited to join the National Honor Society: your dues and t-shirt money are due by Wednesday, February 22. Questions? See Ms. Holland in room 212.

LAFAYETTE BOOK & FILM CLUB: The Lafayette Book & Film Club is reading The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. We will discuss the book and watch the movie on February 22nd beginning at 3:30 PM in the Library. See Mrs. Franklin in Room 201 for any questions.

ACT PRACTICE TEST: Sharpen your test-taking skills for the ACT exam by taking a free Kaplan ACT Practice Test on Saturday, March 4th at UK. Each student will receive a same-day score report and a digital copy of the test explanations. Register to take the test at or by calling 1-800-KAPTEST and using event code AKKU170026. Please bring a calculator and several #2 wooden pencils. Space is limited, so enroll soon! If you have questions, please contact Kaplan ACT Instructor Steve Bartley at

JOSTEN’S DELIVERING CAPS & GOWNS: Josten’s will be here on Wednesday, March 15th to deliver caps and gowns that have arrived! Josten’s will be set up in the concession stand in the gym foyer during all 4 lunches (11:32 AM – 1:40 PM). If you have not yet ordered your cap and gown, please see Mr. Cornett in Room 207.

SCIENCE AWARD PROGRAM: 10th and 11th graders – Are you interested in in being part of the science that can cure cancer? Apply for the PBS Learning Media and Stand Up To Cancer Emperor Science Award Program where you’ll work with an esteemed scientist on a rewarding cancer research project, win a FREE Google ChromeNotebook, and receive $1,500 for expenses.  Online application at  100 students will be awarded. Deadline is March 17, 2017

LFUCG SUMMER YOUTH JOB TRAINING PROGRAM: LFUCG has delivered applications for the Summer Youth Job Training Program. Anyone ages 14 to 17 are welcome to apply. Trainees will be assigned to part-time jobs with Lexington businesses, government agencies, and community organizations earning $8.20 an hour and working up to 20 hours a week. Applications are in the counseling office.

UK DENTISTRY CAREER EVENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: The University of Kentucky Student National Dental Association invites high school students to the upcoming event Impressions on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 12:00- 4:00 pm at the UK College of Dentistry. Impressions is a program designed to expose underrepresented students to a career in dentistry and provide information about the dental school application and financial aid process. Students will get the opportunity to participate in mock interviews, DAT prep, shadowing, hand skills, application prep, prizes, and more. Fee is $5 per student and deadline to register is Wednesday, February 1, 2017. To register go to For more information, please feel free to contact the UK Student National Dental Association at

UK ENGINEERS DAY: The 2017 UK Engineers Day will be held on Saturday, February 25th from 9 AM to 1 PM. Free admission, free parking, free activities and prizes. For more informstion visit:

EKU DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP: Eastern KY University offers the Dr. Rodney Gross Diversity Scholarship worth $1,000 - $3,000 annually. Applications are in the counseling office and the deadline is March 1, 2017.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD FOR SENIORS: Seniors: the Community Action Council is accepting applications for the Outstanding Community Service Award. This is for seniors making a difference in our community. Multiple students can be selected for the award based on the selection panel’s assessment of the nominations. Up to $1,000 in awards will be distributed. Applications are in the counseling office. Deadline is March 31, 2107.

YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW: 2016-2017 yearbooks are on sale now. You can pick up an order form from Mrs. Calk in Room 219 or you can order online at



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