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AP Art Show to be held May 7 at LHS

Madison Kesslering, Business Manager

May 7, 2015

On Thursday, May 7, Advanced Placement (AP) Art Studio will be hosting an art show at LHS. Students are able to combine their art work from the 2014-2015 school year and display it for friends, family and peers. Each student is required to submit at least 10 pieces. In AP Art Studio, students have...

Lafayette, Minneapolis bands combine for guitar festival

Lafayette, Minneapolis bands combine for guitar festival

Garrett McBay, Assistant Webmaster

April 16, 2015

On April 17, music groups will come together for the Lafayette Guitar Festival. The festival will include performances by Lafayette's own Tuesday Night Rock Band, Thursday Jam bands and Guitar Ensemble as well as a guest appearance by the Minneapolis Public School Guitar Orchestra. The free music...

Royal: 1 out of 10 Missouri students to win scholarship

Suzy Blalock, News/Features Editor

April 10, 2015

  Senior Asa Royal won a $2,500 National Achievement Scholarship provided by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) . This scholarship is specifically for Black American teenagers who scored high on the preliminary Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) his/her junior year ...

Election aproves Prop 4, appoints new Board member

Garrett McBay, Assistant Webmaster

April 9, 2015

On April 7, community members braved the storm to vote. Results of the ballot included Proposition 4, a no tax bond issue, passing as well as the appointment of Herman Kriegshauser to the Board of Education (BOE). Prop 4 passed with more than 70 percent of the vote, with a total of ​10,142 voting in its favor and 3,576...

Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education Awards, teachers honored for outstanding performance

Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education Awards, teachers honored for outstanding performance

Mary Adcock, Reporter

March 2, 2015

The Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education (ROSE) Award is awarded to individuals who show excellence of character, performance, leadership and service to the Rockwood School District and is presented to a maximum of 15 individuals each year. This includes parent volunteers and any employee of Rockwood....

LHS hopes to raise $2,000 in support of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Pasta for Pennies Campaign

Delaney Eyermann, Webmaster

February 20, 2015

Jennifer Keillor, sponsor for Future Health Professionals (HOSA), Jeri Heth, head of the math department and the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) are joining forces to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Pasta for Pennies campaign is co-sponsored by Olive...

Lafayette student honored with 2014 Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Art and Writing award

Massiel Isslas-Malanco, pictured bottom right, along with three Marquette students who also won awards

Garrett McBay, Assistant Webmaster

February 13, 2015

Lafayette junior Massiel Islas-Malanco has been selected along with three other Rockwood students as a recipient of the 2014 Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Art and Writing Award, a state award given to students based on applications in which students submit art, poetry, writing, design...

Rockwood Hero 5k, one mile run aims to honor fallen warriors from Rockwood schools

Rockwood Hero 5k, one mile run aims to honor fallen warriors from Rockwood schools

Garrett McBay, Assistant Webmaster

February 9, 2015

On May 16, community members will gather to honor fallen service members and first responders from the St. Louis area in the inaugural Rockwood Hero 5K & 1 M Run. "It is a tribute to the veterans and first responders of Rockwood who have died in the line of duty, whether it be defending their...

Kipp plans to take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Kipp plans to take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Amanda Shaw, Assistant Webmaster

February 2, 2015

Special Education teacher Eric Kipp is taking the Polar Plunge on Feb. 28 at Creve Coeur Lake for this year’s Special Olympics. During the Polar Plunge, Kipp will race into the lake for a swim, braving the icy cold water. In order to participate, Kipp must raise at least $75 and currently, he...

Rockwood survey results released

Megan Rigabar, Webmaster

January 23, 2015

Superintendent Dr. Eric Knost conducted a community survey from Dec. 17, 2014- Jan. 7, 2015. This survey was intended to gauge the opinion of the community on Rockwood's mission and priorities. The results of this survey were released on Jan. 22 during a Board of Education meeting. The following su...

Board of Education finalizes candidates

Megan Rigabar, Webmaster

January 23, 2015

On Tuesday, Jan. 20, filing for the Board of Education candidates closed at 5 p.m. The candidates for the one-year interim term are Herman L. Kriegshauser and Lawrence Allen Lazar. However, the District will not be holding elections for the three-year terms, as the number of candidates filing equals...

Steve Berry receives Activities Director of the Year award

Alex Kessler, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2015

Activities Director Steve Berry recently won an award for Activities Director of the year in the St. Louis area. Berry said he felt very humbled upon being nominated for and receiving this award by his peers. "The second and most important thing I have to say, is that this award really is a bigger...

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