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Students bid farewell to Macaroni Grills

Suzy Blalock, News/Features Editor

January 12, 2015

On Monday, Dec. 29, all of the Romano's Macaroni Grill restaurants suddenly shut down across the St. Louis and Columbia areas for an unknown reason. Workers were informed at 8 a.m. that morning via telephone that their jobs had been eliminated due to the restaurant closing. Its furniture and appliances...

Chick-fil-A fundraiser to be held Jan.13, percentage of proceeds go to Renaissance

Chick-fil-A fundraiser to be held Jan.13, percentage of proceeds go to Renaissance

Jessica Collins, Life Editor

January 9, 2015

Lafayette Renaissance is hosting a Chick-fil-A Lafayette vs. Marquette rivalry fundraiser on Tuesday, Jan. 13 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will receive 20 percent of the proceeds from  purchases only at the Chesterfield Valley location. Be sure to put a copy of your receipt in one of the four designated...

Students selected as members of 2014-2015 Missouri All-State Orchestra, All-State Band

Delaney Eyermann, Webmaster

December 9, 2014

Several students are being recognized for their outstanding musical talent and these students have been selected to be members of Missouri's All-State Orchestra and All-State Band. The students selected for the 2014-2015 Missouri All-State Orchestra include Matthew Rho for 1st violin, Elizabeth...

Lancer Marketplace band fundraiser set for this weekend

Lancer Marketplace band fundraiser set for this weekend

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2014

The Lafayette Band program will be holding their annual Lancer Marketplace fundraiser on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lafayette High School. The fundraiser is a craft fair where vendors can sell their merchandise. The band program makes money by charging the vendors...

Superintendent says Ferguson grand jury decision will not impact school schedule

Superintendent says Ferguson grand jury decision will not impact school schedule

Bryan Woode, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Rockwood superintendent Eric Knost posted a letter on Rockwood websites five days ago regarding the upcoming Ferguson grand jury decision. In his letter Knost addressed the upcoming grand jury decision and stated that school will resume regardless of the growing tension. Knost also suggested that students...

Cheer for Charity event scheduled for Nov. 16

Cheer for Charity event scheduled for Nov. 16

Dominic Scaglione, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

Lafayette cheer squad is hosting their 6th annual Cheer for Charity Fundraiser. The Lancer cheerleaders invite dance studios and other local schools to come and cheer with the Lancers. All proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House Charity. Cheer for Charity organizer Crystal Gray said, "The reason...

Lancer staff ready for part-time work on McTeacher Night Nov. 13

Alaina Strollo, Social Media Editor and Assistant Webmaster

November 13, 2014

On Thursday, Nov. 13 Lafayette administrators and teachers will hold the annual McTeacher’s Night at the McDonald's on Manchester and Clarkson Roads from 5- 8 p.m. Students and parents are welcome to come support Lafayette. Fifteen percent of all the proceeds will go to Lafayette and Renaissance....

Amendment 3 to continue tenure, evaluate teachers based on standardized tests fails

Amendment 3 to continue tenure, evaluate teachers based on standardized tests fails

Kayley Allen, Editor In Chief

November 5, 2014

On November 4th, people rushed to the polls to vote on numerous ballots presented. In Missouri, Amendment 3 was on the ballot; an amendment that would determine whether teacher tenure would continue, and if teachers should be evaluated based on standardized tests taken by students. 76 percent vo...

Roundabouts on Route 100 open to traffic soon

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter

October 30, 2014

Lafayette students are all too familiar with the chronic traffic congestion on Route 100 between Clayton Road and Route 100. In order to alleviate this congestion, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the City of Wildwood have widened this stretch of Route 100 to four lanes and have...

Update: Eric Kipp descends down Hyatt hotel in support of Special Olympics

Update: Eric Kipp descends down Hyatt hotel in support of Special Olympics

Delaney Eyermann, Webmaster

October 7, 2014

To read the full story of Eric Kipp, go to: http://lhsimage.com/news/2014/09/22/special-education-teacher-takes-fundraising-to-new-heights/ Eric Kipp, Special School District teacher, raised $1,165 and kept his word as he rapelled down the Hyatt Hotel in downtown St. Louis. "It was an experience...

Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition Week

Madison Kesselring, Reporter

October 1, 2014

This week begins Rockwood’s fifth annual Drug-Free Coalition week. The committee celebrates their recognition of Missouri's 2013 Coalition of the Year along with the announcement of funding produced by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. This funding is the start of a second five year cycle....

Rockwood offers flu shots to students, community

Rockwood offers flu shots to students, community

Dominic Scaglione, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2014

The Rockwood School District will be offering flu clinics starting Oct. 1 for all students and their families. The clinic is also open to Rockwood staff members and community members. Flu vaccines are available in both the shot form and mist. Rockwood employees and their immediate family members...

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