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Freshmen class votes for class officials

Freshmen class votes for class officials

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Class officials are vital for the student body to run effectively. They are especially imperative for their job of delivering the students’ diverse opinions to the administrators and staff. Without them, there would be an absence of this essential communication. The students of Lafayette High School vote f...

BBQ Bash 2017 takes place at new location

BBQ Bash 2017 takes place at new location

Chloe Baker, Reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The 13th Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 - Sunday, Sept. 24. It will be held for the first time at the St. Louis Community College Wildwood campus. The event features several live bands; The Bottle Rockets, The Big Fire, Funky Butt Brass Band, Kingdom Brothers, the B...

Lafayette takes on Marquette in annual Chick-fil-a fundraiser

Lafayette takes on Marquette in annual Chick-fil-a fundraiser

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Not only will Lafayette face off against Marquette on the field this week, but at Chick-fil-a as well. Lafayette is participating in a fundraiser to raise money for Renaissance, and Marquette will also be competing against the Lancers. When Lafayette students purchase food from Chick-fil-a on Wednesday,...

Week of protest organized by students

Week of protest organized by students

Amisha Paul, Travis Bodell, and Jack Weaver

September 17, 2017


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

In response to the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley on first-degree murder charges filed after the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011, some Lafayette students have planned a week of events to draw attention to the issues being raised by demonstrators in and around ...

LHS hosts college and career information night Sept. 19

LHS hosts college and career information night Sept. 19

Addie Watson, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under News

Every year, the Rockwood and Parkway School Districts have a college fair at Queeny Park. This year, it will take place on Sept. 18 at 6:30 pm to 8 pm. There are over 100 college representatives in the building with information tables, allowing students and their families to learn more about their...

Senior panoramic photos available for pickup

Senior panoramic photos available for pickup

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, School News

On Sept. 11, the Class of 2018 took its Senior Panoramic Picture in front of the Stadium Entrance. The pictures will be available for purchase during all lunch shifts on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Goldbeck Company took the photographs, and they accept cash, checks, or money order for the photos. The...

LTC holds auditions for 2017 fall play

LTC holds auditions for 2017 fall play

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

It's a brand new school year and that means may things; new students, new teachers and new opportunities to be apart of or watch theater. This fall season the Lafayette Theater Company (LTC) will be presenting their fall play Falling by Deanna Jent. Falling is a story about a family with an 18-y...

Total solar eclipse offers unique opportunity

Total solar eclipse offers unique opportunity

August 24, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse was visible in the St. Louis area. To view this event, students and staff gathered at the football field.

Grab your glasses

Grab your glasses

Addie Watson, Reporter

August 18, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Monday, Aug. 21, the St. Louis area and many other places across the United States will witness the total solar eclipse. According to NASA, this rare occurrence is when the moon will completely block the sun causing its atmosphere, the corona, to be seen. People who are in the path of totality wi...

Fire alarm disrupts first day of school

Fire alarm disrupts first day of school

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

August 16, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The first day of school didn't go as planned after a fire alarm sounded during fourth hour. The alarm not only interrupted classes, but also cut short lunch shifts. Crews from Metro West Fire Department arrived shortly after the alarm sounded. According to Battalion Chief Mike Digman, the alarm was caused by a fau...

Lafayette reinvents schedule changing procedures

Lafayette reinvents schedule changing procedures

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

August 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The schedule changing process has greatly changed for this 2017-2018 school year. On the first day of school, the only schedule changes that will be allowed are if he or she has been scheduled for a blank hour, two classes in one hour, the student has not met the prerequisites for the  course or...

Saved by the bell?

Saved by the bell?

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

August 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Beginning the first day of the 2017-2018 school year, the one minute bell will be abolished in hopes of creating more punctual students. Principal Karen Calcaterra said, “We looked at attendance and tardies, but tardies were more pervasive, like 'What can we do with this?' It's like whack-a-mol...