Rodney Flower will retire as principal of Lafayette High School at the end of June. Applications are now being accepted for the position. (May 27, 2011, Page 2a)
The Oxford School District continues to have one of the lowest rates but did increase since last year while Lafayette School District improved its rates by over 2 percent. The state crept up by .2 to 17 percent. (May 10, 2011, Page 8)
Gov. Haley Barbour recently signed into effect HB 999 which requires schools to teach abstinence or abstinence plus programs at all districts. Oxford and Lafayette will soon be preparing what program they will teach. (April 5, 2011, Page 1B)
Sean Carter, a traumatic brain injury survivor, is bringing his inspirational message on the dangers of drinking and driving to the local high schools. Carter will speak to the junior and senior classes of Oxford High School on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m., and to the junior and senior classes of Lafayette High School on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. (March 2, 2011, Page 3)
Several parents expressed their concerns Tuesday with Lafayette High School officials considering implementing a four-by-four block schedule next school year.
Lafayette County School Board officials were present at the meeting held at the Lafayette Middle School to hear the parents’ reactions and questions about the new class scheduling system.
The Lafayette County School Board is considering turning away from traditional class scheduling and implementing a block schedule at the high school.
On Monday, the board voted to allow Lafayette High School principal Rodney Flowers to make a formal presentation at the Dec. 7 meeting.
While there are no major changes to the handbook at Lafayette High School this year, some changes are happening that parents and students should be aware of before planning their fall clothing shopping trip. (July 6, 2010, Page 1b)