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Wagner holds on to House seat following election

Wagner holds on to House seat following election

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Republican Ann Wagner will retain her seat in the House of Representatives, following the election on Nov. 6. Wagner was elected to the House for the first time in 2012. She represents Missouri's second Congressional district, which includes much of the suburban area in St. Louis County. Before...

Hawley wins 2018 Missouri Senate race

Hawley wins 2018 Missouri Senate race

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Following the election on Nov. 6, Republican Josh Hawley will replace incumbent Claire McCaskill's seat in the United States Senate. Hawley, who is just 38 years old, is a relative newcomer to the political scene. His only previous electoral experience was the office of Missouri attorney general,...

Annual Coffee House show to be held Nov. 7

Annual Coffee House show to be held Nov. 7

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

The annual Coffee House performance will be held in the Commons on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The event is organized each year by guitar teacher Traci Bolton. "We try to emulate that coffee house setting by having all acoustic performances," Bolton said. All musicians, whether they be vocal or...

McCaskill, Hawley to participate in televised debate Thursday, Oct. 18

McCaskill, Hawley to participate in televised debate Thursday, Oct. 18

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

With Election Day less than a month away, Missouri senatorial candidates Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley have agreed to participate in an hour-long televised debate. The event, which was organized by St. Louis-area broadcasters KSDK, KETC and St. Louis Public Radio, will be held on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m....

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Local News, News, Top Stories

For the 14th year, St. Louis Home Fires presented the Wildwood BBQ Bash. The event featured fresh food and live entertainment. This is the second year that the event has been held at St. Louis Community College - Wildwood.

Former Lafayette employee arrested for charges involving student contact

Former Lafayette employee arrested for charges involving student contact

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

A former Lafayette Hall Monitor, Devyn Rhodes, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 26 on two counts of statutory rape and two charges involving sexual contact with a student. The alleged incidents happened during the 2016-2017 school year. Rhodes was employed as a hall monitor at Lafayette from November...

FAFSA application open beginning Oct. 1

FAFSA application open beginning Oct. 1

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Every year on Oct. 1, seniors around the country begin filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This application allows students to become eligible  for any federal student aid to finance college, such as federal grants, work-study and loans.   This same application is ...

NHS expresses admiration for staff with goody bags, letters

NHS expresses admiration for staff with goody bags, letters

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News

National Honor Society (NHS) delivered goody bags and letters to teachers on May 8 to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day. NHS sponsor Brian Fish said, "It began with an idea we had back at our April meeting, ways in which we could recognize our staff for their outstanding work here at Lafayette, so we i...

Library assistant Nancy Hendricks passes away

Library assistant Nancy Hendricks passes away

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News

Nancy Hendricks, library assistant, passed away this morning, May 3. Principal Karen Calcaterra sent the following information out to the Lafayette community: It is with great sadness that I share the news that Mrs. Nancy Hendricks, library assistant, passed away this morning unexpectedly in her...

Walk Out of Darkness brings awareness to suicide prevention

Walk Out of Darkness brings awareness to suicide prevention

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Sunday, Apr. 8, Lancers Helping Lancers (LHL) hosted its first-ever Walk Out of Darkness on the Lafayette track. The 2-mile walk on the Lafayette track was held to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and to bring awareness to suicide in high schools. “I’m involve...

Students compete in HOSA State Leadership Conference

Students compete in HOSA State Leadership Conference

Delaney Stulce, News and Features Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On April 26-27, Lafayette students traveled to Rolla to compete in the annual HOSA State Leadership Conference. Out of the 57 students that participated, 13 students became State finalists. These students are: Clara Tarpey: 1st place in Veterinarian Science Malayka Walton: 2nd place in Med...

Gender Equality Club collects feminine goods for homeless women

Gender Equality Club collects feminine goods for homeless women

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

April 2, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

The Gender Equality Club promotes and supports equality between men and women. The club initiated several years ago when a student recognized a need for an open environment to talk about prevailing gender inequality issues in the community. Sponsor Indelicato-Faw said, "The idea was that [few students]...

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