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Lancers mourn loss of student: Lawrence Strawbridge

Lancers mourn loss of student: Lawrence Strawbridge

Kayley Allen, Editor In Chief

August 10, 2016

Lawrence Strawbridge, junior, passed away on Aug. 2. Funeral services will be held on Aug. 13 at Bellefontaine United Methodist, 10600 Bellefontaine Road, St. Louis, MO 63137-2312. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. As school resumes, Lafayette's counseling team is available to provide assistance to t...

Student run music festival aims to help needy

Student run music festival aims to help needy

Garrett McBay, Assistant Webmaster

May 16, 2016

On June 5, the Melomaniac's Music for Change festival will be held to raise funds for a charitable cause. All donations will benefit the Sheldon Concert Hall Music for Life Long Achievement program, a charity that donates instruments to disadvantaged children and music programs. "I'm putting it on...

Car show at Lafayette to fund Renaissance

Car show at Lafayette to fund Renaissance

Jessie Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2016

The Renaissance Car show will be held on Saturday, May 7. It is run by the Renaissance Steering Committee. The car show is meant to raise funds for Renaissance. "Myself and my friend, Jack, really love cars, and we thought it would be a good way to raise money for our program and to do something...

Speed limit will be lowered on Hwy. 109 near Lafayette

Speed limit will be lowered on Hwy. 109 near Lafayette

Anna James, Editor In Chief

March 31, 2016

Wildwood City Council voted and approved on March 14 to change the speed limit from 45 mph to 40 mph between Shepard Road and New College Avenue right past Lafayette High School. After Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) did a speed study, mainly in the area where most recently two round-a-bouts...

Town Hall Substance Abuse Meeting to address Heroin issue

Town Hall Substance Abuse Meeting to address Heroin issue

Elly Levy, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2016

On Tuesday, March 1, the Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition will be holding a Heroin and Prescription Painkiller Misuse Town Hall meeting at Lafayette. In conjunction with the St. Louis County Children's Service Fund (NCADA), St. Louis Mental Health Board and the Civilian Compliant Review Board (CCRB),...

New restaurants plan to take over Manchester Road

Jessica Collins, Life Editor

February 25, 2016

Several new restaurants are making their way to Manchester Road. After a meeting on Jan. 20, Ellisville City Council approved permits for both Arby’s and Starbucks. The new Arby’s will be in the Ellisville Marketplace development where Best Buy once stood, near the Phillips 66 gas station. “I ...

Electronic marquee fails to gain approval from P&Z Commission

Electronic marquee fails to gain approval from P&Z Commission

Jack Deubner, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2015

On Nov. 16 at a meeting of the Wildwood Planning and Zoning Commission,  a proposal to allow a Lafayette to install an electronic marquee at the front of the campus was on the agenda, but the commission members did not hear the presentation prepared by Lafayette representatives. The commission...

Drunk-U-Drama

Drunk-U-Drama

October 20, 2015

Before Homecoming, juniors and seniors were invited to take part in the annual Drunk-U-Drama to learn about the dangers of drinking and driving.

Drunk-U-Drama to show students aftermath of accidents

Drunk-U-Drama to show students aftermath of accidents

Garrett McBay, Assistant Webmaster

October 1, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 2, a collaboration between Lafayette and the Metro West Fire Department will put on the Drunk-U-Drama, a dramatic recreation of a car accident and the effects one has. The Drunk-U-Drama will feature actors acting out a night after a dance, followed by a car accident involving alcohol...

911 Ceremony

911 Ceremony

Julianne Beffa, Digital Media Editor

September 11, 2015

Friday half-day and class assembly schedule released

Friday half-day and class assembly schedule released

Suzy Blalock, News/Features Editor

August 26, 2015

This Friday, 8/28/2015,  will be Lafayette's only scheduled half day of the 2015-2016 school year due to intruder training. The half day, along with rescheduled class assemblies, means that there will be a very different schedule. Here's the schedule for this Friday: 8:16-8:37-First Hour 8:43...

Lafayette receives awards for academic excellence

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Jack Deubner, Opinion Editor

August 20, 2015

Recently Lafayette has been named by Newsweek magazine in the America's Top 500 High Schools. Lafayette came in at number 228, higher than any other Rockwood high schools. Newsweek ranked these high schools based on their statistics and percentages in college readiness, graduation rate, how ...

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