Lafayette High School (Wildwood, Missouri)
|Lafayette High School|
|Assistant Principals||Dr. Karen Calcaterra (Associate Principal)
Colleen Fields (9th grade)
Mandy Lewis (10th grade)
Dr. Kirti Mehrotra (11th grade)
Dr. Tim Jones (12th grade)
Steve Berry (Activities Director)
|Grades||9th - 12th|
|Number of students||2,049|
|Color(s)||Black, White, & Gold
|Athletics||Lafayette Lancers/Lafayette Lady Lancers|
|Mascot||Louie the Lancer|
Lafayette High School opened September 7, 1960, in one small building in Ellisville. To handle the growing student body, the school moved in 1989 to Wildwood. The old school site became Crestview Middle School.
Lafayette's colors are black and white, often accented with gold. The school has received two gold stars and one blue ribbon from the U.S. Department Of Education.
Sports and activities include Football, Hockey, Lacrosse, Wrestling, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Cross Country, Bowling team/club, Volleyball, Swimming, Golf, Water Polo, Diving, Field Hockey, Guard, Cheer leading, Escadrille (dance team), Choir, Key Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, Latin Club, Spanish Club, French Club, German Club, JROTC (which includes Regulation and Exhibition Drill, and Cyber Patriot), Film Society, Photography Club, OSEP, Robotics, Computer Club, Earth Club, FBLA, Scholar Quiz Bowl, Thespians, Speech and Debate Team, Lafayette Christian Fellowship, Diversity Alliance, FCCLA, Anime Club, Science Olympiad, Table Tennis Club, and LFA.
The monthly student newspaper, The Image, has run since 1965. and has won numerous awards. The school's print yearbook, The Legend, is in its 48th year of publication. Since 2006, the staff has included a DVD supplement,
- Robert Archibald: second-round 2002 NBA Draft pick of the Memphis Grizzlies
- John Dettmer, Former MLB player (Texas Rangers)
- Robert Dunkley, Ph.D. Assistant Professor The University of Northern Colorado, VP Lafayette Senior Class 1972, one of the 101 Most Dangerous Professors in America portrayed in David Horowitz book.
- David Freese: Los Angeles Angels 3rd baseman, 2011 World Series MVP.
- Jeff Gray, Current MLB pitcher (Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins)
- Scarborough Green, Former MLB player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers)
- Ryan Howard: Philadelphia Phillies 1st baseman, 2005 NL Rookie of the Year, 2006 NL MVP
- Brandon Manzonelli: Professional Soccer Player
- Kelly Stables: actress, The Ring Two