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Sophomore creates Music for Joy club for music lovers

Sophomore creates Music for Joy club for music lovers

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News

For so many people, music can be a great way to destress and to reach out to others. This semester, sophomore Sara Parikh started the club Music for Joy, specifically designed for students to do just that. Music for Joy is a student lead club that uses musical talents to help and reach out to others...

AP vs. college credit: What’s the difference?

AP vs. college credit: What’s the difference?

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

In a high school environment littered with AP, dual-credit, college credit and dual enrollment options, it can be difficult for a student to select the path that is best for their education.  Rockwood offers 27 AP classes and 26 college credit courses. Although the classes may seem similar enoug...

Renaissance hosts Chipotle fundraising night

Renaissance hosts Chipotle fundraising night

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under News, School News

To raise money for Renaissance, there will be a fundraiser at the Ellisville Chipotle. The Lafayette Renaissance program will receive 50 percent of all proceeds from purchases from 3-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 which is also the date of the Academic Pep Assembly. To make sure the order counts towards...

Students get unique experience to interact with UN

Students get unique experience to interact with UN

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under School News

How often does one meet a member of the United Nations? Rarely, one would assume. But that's what Amy Merriott's AP Human Geography class got to do on Feb. 16, with Assistant Principal Kirti Mehrotra's niece, Aparna Mehrotra, who works for UN Women. "So, last year, when in conversation with D...

Fischer to announce baby’s gender at March 2 improv show

Fischer to announce baby’s gender at March 2 improv show

Gehrig Prozorowski, Features Editor

March 2, 2018


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

  Undefined, Lafayette’s improv team, will perform its Boys vs. Girls show Friday, March 2 and will reveal the gender of theater teacher Natasha Fischer’s baby. Fischer said, “I wanted my students to do something to reveal the gender of my baby, so we came up with the theme.” ...

Rockwood releases National Merit winners

Rockwood releases National Merit winners

Abby Karandjeff, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Recently, Rockwood released the names of students from each high school who qualified for National Merit scholarships. From Lafayette, this includes: Alicja Blaszczyk, Rohan Bohra, Patricia Denn, Eileen Kosola, Joseph Lu, Jakob Molskness, Shruti Natarajan, Nassim Oufattole, Prathishtha Pitchyaiah,...

Calcaterra issues statement regarding threat to student safety

Calcaterra issues statement regarding threat to student safety

Amisha Paul and Travis Bodell

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Feb. 26 2018, Principal Karen Calcaterra addressed a potential safety threat to the school in the following email: Dear Lafayette School Community, We always want to communicate with our parents when potential safety issues and concerns may arise. This morning, our school administration t...

Rockwood releases nominees for 2018 ROSE Awards

Rockwood releases nominees for 2018 ROSE Awards

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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

The nominees for the 2018 Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education (ROSE) Awards, a prestigious award dedicated to Rockwood community members, have been released After the ROSE Award nominees have been announced, teachers look back on their careers. There will only be 15 winners of the award out...

FBLA and Dress for Success Midwest coordinate professional clothing drive

FBLA and Dress for Success Midwest coordinate professional clothing drive

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

February 23, 2018


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

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is partnering with Dress for Success Midwest to organize a professional clothing drive on Saturday, Feb. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. FBLA sponsor Matt Steffens said, "We chose to partner with Dress for Success Midwest because their mission is to provide business...

Lafayette to host art show Feb. 20

Lafayette to host art show Feb. 20

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video

On Feb. 20, the AP Studio art classes will host their annual art show from 5-7 p.m. in the Library. The gallery will be on display until Friday, March 2. The Culinary Team will be supplying food, and entertainment will be provided by Tuesday Night Rock Band and the Jam bands. This art show comes...

Trivia Night draws big crowd; lots of fancy food

Trivia Night draws big crowd; lots of fancy food

Clay Komor, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Jan. 27  Trivia Night was sponsored by the Class of 2020 to raise funds for their Senior Celebration. The Winter Olympics theme served as a background to the eight rounds of trivia that featured questions in the categories of Olympics, Sports Movie Music and all the colors of the Olympic rings....

Spanish Department plans for Argentina, Chile trip summer 2019

Spanish Department plans for Argentina, Chile trip summer 2019

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

After a successful trip to Peru in summer 2017, the Spanish Department prepares for a trip to Argentina and Chile from May 28 to June 7, 2019. The experience is available to students in any level of Spanish. "When we came back from the [Peru] trip, I had some students who told me they were alread...

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