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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


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

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 ...

JROTC announced new commander Jan. 9

JROTC announced new commander Jan. 9

Elizabeth Elliott, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Photos, Top Stories

At their annual ice cream social on Jan. 9, 2019, Lafayette's Air Force Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps (JROTC) announced the new leadership positions along with Sargent David Cugier's retirement at the end of this year.

Rockwood schools dismiss early Jan. 11

Rockwood schools dismiss early Jan. 11

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

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:...

Paws on stage

Paws on stage

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

With two special openings in the musical cast, paws made their way on stage on Friday, Jan. 4. The special audition was held to select two dogs to fill roles in this year's spring musical, Legally Blonde. When senior Emma Volmert heard about the opportunity, she knew she had to bring her dog Kiya. ...

OPINION: What my fear of failure has taught me

OPINION: What my fear of failure has taught me

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Top Stories

I stand at the very edge, looking down toward the thing I fear most. It's what haunts me everyday: failure. I shiver at the thought that the failure I have grown to fear  looms closer than I had ever imagined possible. We are all far more capable of falling than we believe. But recently, it seems like I can never catch a...

Best Buddies program introduced

Best Buddies program introduced

Shelby Darnell, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

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...

Undefined improv show supports breast cancer research

Undefined improv show supports breast cancer research

Chloe Baker and Grace Kirtley

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Photos, Top Stories

On Nov. 30, 2018, Lafayette's improv team, Undefined, hosted two shows to raise money for breast cancer research.

MOVIE MANIAC reviews Elf

MOVIE MANIAC reviews Elf

Jacob Ward, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Reviews, Top Stories

Elf is one of my favorite Christmas movies just because of how different it is from the rest of the cookie cutter holiday movies. It has so much charm to it. Elf is a 2003 fantasy/comedy starring Will Ferrell as the main character Buddy the elf. Also starring Jon Favreau, Zooey Deschanel, James Caan, E...

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 9-Dec. 16

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 9-Dec. 16

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball: The boys basketball team defeated Parkway West on Dec. 13 with a final score of 67-44. In the victory, junior Ryan Campbell had 20 points while senior Trey Griffey contributed 16 points. On Dec. 11, they were defeated 70-51 by Francis Howell. The Lancers will play at Eureka at 7 p.m. o...

Events scheduled to make exams more manageable

Events scheduled to make exams more manageable

Jacob Ward and Chloe Baker

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

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...

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