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Traci Bolton sponsors Hot Wheel Challenge

Traci Bolton sponsors Hot Wheel Challenge

Jessica Brown, Business Manager

December 2, 2013

During the holiday season, a spirit of giving takes hold of Lafayette.  Many donate, but music teacher Traci Bolton has taken the charitable acts to the next level. Digital media staffer Alex Witzig takes a look at Bolton's Hot Wheel Challenge. “I wanted to participate but also to find a way to ...

Rockwood Rocks: local musical festival to showcase talent, raise awareness

Other than the musical performances, Rockwood Rocks will feature trivia and a raffle relating to drug and alcohol awareness.

Emily Pascoe, News Editor

November 22, 2013

Lafayette will once again be hosting the Rockwood Rocks community event on Nov.23 . This event allows bands from all over the Rockwood School District to put on their own show while supporting drug-free and alcohol-free entertainment. Rachel Uebelein, senior, assisted in preparation by getting all...

LHS Cheer to host annual “Cheer for Charity” tonight

LHS Cheer to host annual

Jordan McDonnell, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Tonight, the LHS Cheer will be hosting the Cheer For Charity event. In order to receive admission to the benefit, people can donate cleaning supplies or bring a monetary donation. In return, some of Rockwood’s cheerleading squads and dance teams, as well as local dance studios, perform. Emily Toscano, member ...

Annual McTeacher night to be held Tuesday, Nov. 19

Annual McTeacher night to be held Tuesday, Nov. 19

Jordan McDonnell, Reporter

November 18, 2013

The annual McTeacher Night will be held Tuesday, November 19. Staff members volunteer to work the event. They serve food, take orders and hand customers their bags through the drive-thru. Matt Landwehr, community service teacher and Renaissance sponsor, participates in the annual event. “It’s...

Senior Jeff Emge provides AFJROTC service opportunity through Share the Harvest

Monica Piccinni, Reporter

October 8, 2013

There are several ways to help the hungry, be it soup kitchens, donations from restaurants, or collecting canned goods. To some, participation in these service opportunity may be a bit taxing, particularly to those with a lack of time or motivational drive. Administered by the Conservation Federation...

Combining Community Education; Rockwood, Parkway Partner Up

Combining Community Education; Rockwood, Parkway Partner Up

Jordan McDonnell, Reporter

October 3, 2013

Rockwood and Parkway have made history with their recent joint venture. At the September 19th Board of Education meeting, the districts established a 10 year Community Education partnership. The approval came after 18 months of research and discussion about the proposal. Community workshops were held...

Lydia’s House provides an opportunity for abused women and children

Jack Rogan, Asst. News Editor

October 1, 2013

Last week, from Sept. 23-27, Redefining Beautiful held a donation drive for Lydia's House, a St. Louis based organization that provides transitional housing for abused women and their children. According to their website, Lydia's House "is the only transitional housing program in Eastern Missouri...

Seniors enjoy a day of music at Loufest

Seniors enjoy a day of music at Loufest

September 24, 2013

Digital Media staffer Gabby Breiten chronicles the experiences of a few students at St. Louis' famous music festival, Loufest.

Annual Rockwood College Fair to be held Monday, Sept. 16 at Marquette

Lucas Meyrer, Webmaster

September 14, 2013

Over 120 colleges from all parts of the country will be present and waiting to meet Rockwood students at Marquette High School this Monday during the annual Rockwood College Fair. The fair, which runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in two of MHS' gyms, gives students to the opportunity to meet with admissions...

Forest Park to hold annual Loufest

Forest Park to hold annual Loufest

Monica Piccinni, Reporter

September 5, 2013

This year, Forest Park will host the annual Loufest music festival. The event kicks off at noon on Saturday and goes through 10 pm Sunday night. Two stages house a different band for 45 minutes, with a third stage staggering immediately after for another 45 minutes. Headlining bands featured at...

Auto Lotto: Ford Drive One 4UR School event success for school, student

Auto Lotto: Ford Drive One 4UR School event success for school, student

Jordan McDonnell, Reporter

August 27, 2013

In an effort to win prizes and support Lafayette Renaissance, students and community members sped up to LHS last April for the Drive One 4UR School fundraiser. Renaissance teamed up with Bo Beuckman Ford for the event, which gave participants the opportunity to test drive some of Ford’s latest model...

The Saint Louis Zoo: Expanding MORE!

Delaney Eyermann, Reporter

May 20, 2013

As a child, going to the zoo seems magical and bewildering, like so many other childhood fascinations. However, unlike most of our adolescent interests, the zoo remains an enchanting place where our imagination meets reality. With nearly 18,000 animals to see and famous attractions like the Zooline...

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