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Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

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Erica Chen poses beside her sculpture, The Man. The sculpture is on display at the St. Louis Artists Guild until March 25.

Seven students chosen for St. Louis Artists Guild, Young Artists Showcase

Maddy Cox, Reporter March 7, 2023

The St. Louis Artist’s Guild hosts a yearly Young Artists Showcase in which 15 to 19-year-olds within a 150-mile radius of Clayton are selected to have their work of various mediums displayed and judged...

While teaching the Guitar Ensemble, fine arts teacher Traci Bolton tells her students to take notes of an audio clip. Bolton recently won the Outstanding Music Educator  Award from the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association, along with a Rose Award from Rockwood.

Bolton wins Outstanding Music Educators Award

Ammu Lanka, Reporter March 6, 2023

As a teacher at Lafayette for 18 years, fine arts teacher Traci Bolton recently earned the 2022-2023 Outstanding Music Educator Award. Only two teachers won the award in Rockwood this year, the other being...

After being surprised with the 2022-2023 Rose Award, fine arts teacher Jay Long takes a picture with his 7th Hour class. Long was one of 15 Rose Award winners, including  fine arts Traci Bolton, who was congratulated moments before.

Two Lafayette teachers become Rose Award recipients for 2022-2023 school year

Juli Mejia, Editor In Chief March 2, 2023

As an unexpected surprise to both, fine arts teachers Traci Bolton and Jason Long were awarded as two of the 15 Rose Award recipients for the 2022-2023 school year on Feb. 28. The Rose Award stands for...

Since 2001, Trivia night has been a big hit with a fun night of games, food and raffle items. Though it stopped happening because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was brought back in 2022.

LPO sets $15,000 goal for Trivia Night

Molly Brim and Ammu Lanka February 23, 2023

Trivia Night has always been a sensational Lafayette tradition, with snacks, silent auctions and school spirit. Though the pandemic briefly interrupted the annual event, Trivia Night made a return last...

Several books written by Black authors are being highlighted during February in the Library. This year for Black History Month, various classes like Art Fundamentals and Black Literature are acknowledging the importance of Black History Month with class projects.

Several classes, book club recognizes Black History Month’s significance

Molly Brim and Ammu Lanka February 16, 2023

The story of Black History Month begins in the year of 1915, according to the Association for the study of African American Life and History, and is still an important topic talked about in classes today. In...

Matt Borzillo will replace Kirti Mehrotra as Assistant Principal starting July 1 because of her retirement. Borzillo is the current assistant principal of Selvidge Middle School.

New assistant principal announced for 2023-2024 school year

Sonya Sud, Assistant Editor in Chief February 10, 2023

Principal Karen Calcaterra announced on Feb. 9 that the Board of Education has approved the hiring of Matt Borzillo as Lafayette’s new Assistant Principal for the Class of 2024. Beginning July 1, he...

Spring Musical 9 to 5 hits LHS stage Feb. 9

Daniel Carrillo, Reporter February 8, 2023

This year's Spring Musical, 9 to 5 will take place from Feb. 9-11 at 7 p.m. each night and tickets are available for $10 through the HomeTicketing App. Tickets will also be available at the door for $10...

After the meeting, students were given an opportunity to meet the senators and ask Senator Koenig why the testimony was ended early. [Koenig] said they had already heard three hours of testimony last week about Bills 4 and 89, which covered similar education issues, so they had to move on to other bills, Bass said.

Sophomore travels to testify during Senate committee hearing

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor February 1, 2023

She went. She listened. She had to leave. She said she felt her voice was silenced. Sophomore Clara Bass was present at the Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee meeting Jan. 24, where...

At the 2022 blood drive on Jan. 28, social studies teacher Vincent Deblasi donates blood.  This year, the drive will be on Jan. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

STUCO to host annual blood drive on Jan. 27

Sonya Sud, Assistant Editor in Chief January 24, 2023

On Jan. 27, The Lafayette High School Student Council (STUCO) will be hosting its annual blood drive. Taking place in the back gym, the drive will begin at 7:45 a.m. and will end at 1 p.m. To sign up for...

Students dance in the Commons during the 2022 Winter Formal. This years theme is Disco Fever.

“Disco Fever” Winter Formal Week starts Jan. 23

Daniel Carrillo, Reporter January 20, 2023

Lafayette’s “Disco Fever” Winter Formal Week will begin on Jan. 23 and conclude with the dance on Jan. 28. The dance takes place from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. and doors close at 9 p.m. students must be picked...

The Rockwood School of Business will be offering courses such as Accounting, Business Management and Graphic Media for the 2023-2024 school year. Student will be able to sign up for these and many other courses starting Jan. 27.

Enrollment for 2023-2024 school year begins Jan. 27

Penelope Proffitt, Staff Reporter January 19, 2023

The window to register for classes for the 2023-2024 school year will be open on Infinite Campus from Jan. 27 to Feb. 6. Prior to registration, counselors will present information to the different grade...

Holding out his arm, Class of 2022 graduate Gavin Krone volunteers at the Soccer Swift Kick stand. All proceeds from the Winter Carnival go to the Freshman Class.

Winter Carnival returns from three-year hiatus

Eshwar Murali, Digital Content Editor January 17, 2023

Lafayette will be hosting the Winter Carnival on Jan. 21. The event is designed for pre-K-elementary school-aged students and features a variety of indoor activities. The event was last held in December...

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