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ROSE Awards receiving nominations by Jan. 28

ROSE Awards receiving nominations by Jan. 28

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

January 15, 2019


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The Rockwood School District started accepting nominations for the 2019 ROSE Award (Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education). The purpose of the award is to celebrate individuals' contributions to the school district regarding the areas of character, performance, leadership and service. Any ...

Rockwood schools dismiss early Jan. 11

Rockwood schools dismiss early Jan. 11

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

January 11, 2019


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Due to inclement weather predicted to hit before the end of the regular school day, the Rockwood School District has called for all schools to be dismissed early. The schedule for the remainder of the school day is as follows: 2nd hour 9:23 - 9:43 3rd hour 9:48 - 10:08 5th hour 10:13 - 10:...

Best Buddies program introduced

Best Buddies program introduced

Shelby Darnell, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2019


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Lafayette has initiated a chapter of the Best Buddies Program. It is being sponsored by special education teacher Zackary Sutter and junior Ellie Moloney, who is serving as president of the group. “I try to plan the events and get all the details set up for all the events we’re gonna have and r...

Choir hosts themed show dinner for charities

Choir hosts themed show dinner for charities

Shelby Darnell, Opinions Editor

December 20, 2018


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The Holiday Showcase took place on Thurs Dec 6 and Fri Dec 7, showcasing the choir, band and orchestra’s talents. Family members of the students involved were invited to come sit and enjoy a meal while the event took place. The Showcase is a part show, part concert and part dinner hosted primarily by...

Fight against human trafficking visits LHS

Fight against human trafficking visits LHS

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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

This December, some West-County students, in the team Gals for Gals, are raising money and awareness against human trafficking through the worldwide campaign called Dressember. Dressember is a month-long event created to raise money and awareness against human trafficking. All month long participants...

Events scheduled to make exams more manageable

Events scheduled to make exams more manageable

Jacob Ward and Chloe Baker

December 14, 2018


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With less than two weeks left before school is dismissed for winter break finals are quickly approaching. This school year, scheduling of finals week changed. Monday Dec. 17 is a normal A day. 5th hour finals will be at the beginning of the day on Tuesday followed by a shortened schedule. Wednesday f...

HOSA hosts Stop The Bleed presentation

HOSA hosts Stop The Bleed presentation

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018


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Last Tuesday, Dec. 4, HOSA- Future Health Professionals hosted an event for members to learn about bleeding control through the Stop The Bleed organization.   After a presentation on how to react in a situation where someone is bleeding, HOSA students learned how to apply a tourniquet to a bleeding...

Public forum hosted at LHS Nov. 13

Public forum hosted at LHS Nov. 13

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

November 16, 2018


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A public forum aimed to inform parents of challenges that the new generation faces and how to parent it. Named "Parenting the iGeneration" the forum showcased representatives from INOBTR, Chad's Coalition and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NCADA). Opening with Cindy Schroeder from...

Castelberg’s love of fashion leads to runway competition

Castelberg’s love of fashion leads to runway competition

Melina Hudak, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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  Fashion shows are an excellent way for designers to display their work. For junior Francesca Castelberg, competing in the Lindenwood Fashion Show gives her the opportunity to have her designs noticed. Last year she displayed a black and gold dress. This year she is working on a pink rompe...

Eleven LHS students named National Merit Semifinalists

Eleven LHS students named National Merit Semifinalists

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

October 22, 2018


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Each year, a select group of students is inducted into the National Merit Scholarship Program based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT). The program began in 1955 and has since provided recognition and college scholarships to students. Over 1.6 million entrants across the nation took the PSAT in October ...

Cardinals bilingual broadcaster comes to LHS

Cardinals bilingual broadcaster comes to LHS

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

October 22, 2018


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Polo Ascencio, the bilingual broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals, visited Lafayette's English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students to speak about his career on Sept. 25, 2018.  On Sept. 26, Ascencio accompanied the ESOL class to the Cardinals game. During the Cardinals off-season,...

MIOS choir concert brings district together

MIOS choir concert brings district together

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

October 15, 2018


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Choir students of all ages performed together in the annual Music In Our Schools (MIOS) concert on Wednesday, Oct 10 in the Lafayette gym. The concert showcases elementary and middle school choirs, along with the three Lafayette choirs. Having never performed as one large group, directors and...

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