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Turning the page

Turning the page

Annika Renganathan, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Daniel Boone Library reopened to the public on Oct. 25 after being closed for renovation for nearly a year. The renovation added 10,000 square feet and includes new features such as a “Discovery Zone” for kids, new quiet rooms, an updated collection of books and much more.

Guidance and Counseling Office releases second semester information

Guidance and Counseling Office releases second semester information

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

As first semester comes to a close, preparation for the second half of the 2017-2018 school year takes the forefront. On Monday, Nov. 20, a late start, second-semester schedules will be released at 8 am. Put in effect at the beginning of this school year, students must fill out an online form to...

Lafayette musicians chosen for All-Suburban Band and Orchestra

Lafayette musicians chosen for All-Suburban Band and Orchestra

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

This 2017-2018 school year, 11 Lafayette students have been picked for the All-Suburban Honors Band. Katie Locke - Flute (11th Chair) Sarah Locke - Clarinet (19th Chair) Sammy Lawson - Bass Clarinet (1st Alternate) Emily Dobson - Alto Saxophone (5th chair) Liam Newman - Baritone Saxophone (1st ...

A peek into Cheer for Charity

A peek into Cheer for Charity

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette high school is hosting their ninth annual Cheer for Charity event for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, an organization that provides housing and other necessities for underprivileged families and youths. Lafayette's own cheerleading team and Escadrille team will be performing along with...

As Seen In The Image: Lafayette’s Dirtiest Secrets

As Seen In The Image: Lafayette’s Dirtiest Secrets

Jack Weaver and Amisha Paul

November 10, 2017


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, News, School News, Top Stories

We swabbed different areas around the school to see just how quickly germs can grow on everyday surfaces. This slideshow consists of additional tests we didn't include on page six of the print edition....

Lafayette hosts STEM night to promote sciences

Lafayette hosts STEM night to promote sciences

Amisha Paul, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Spearheaded by senior Jojo Lu, the idea for STEM night originated from some of his missed opportunities as a sophomore and a junior. “There were a lot of STEM-related things that I missed in my years of high school, that I wish I had known about earlier,” Lu said.  “I don’t want other sophomores...

LHS Orchestra Festival allows orchestra students to improve their abilities

LHS Orchestra Festival allows orchestra students to improve their abilities

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

November 3, 2017


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

Orchestra students will take part in the first ever LHS Orchestra Festival this Saturday, Nov. 4. "The Orchestra Festival is an opportunity for all of the orchestra students to experience playing in a small, chamber ensemble," Orchestra Director Steve Patton said. Students can also choose to perform...

Annual Coffee House auditions held Oct. 30

Annual Coffee House auditions held Oct. 30

Natalie Karlsson, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Annual auditions for the student talent event, Coffee House, will be held Monday, Oct. 30 from 3:15-4:30. Coffee House is an acoustic music and poetry group to help raise funds for Lafayette's Guitar program. Sign up online or in room 102 by Oct 30, the day of auditions, for an audition time. The...

Daniel Boone Library to reopen after grand renovation

Daniel Boone Library to reopen after grand renovation

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

On November 5, 2016, the Daniel Boone library located in Ellisville closed for a year-long construction project. It had opened on 1966 and had provided various library services to the local residents ever since until its temporary closure. Junior Anna Karner was among many who were disheartened by...

Renaissance partners with Panera for fundraiser

Renaissance partners with Panera for fundraiser

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, the Lafayette Renaissance has organized a fundraiser with Panera. From 4 to 8 pm at the Panera in the Wildwood Town Center, a portion of each purchase will be donated. The only way to participate in this fundraiser is showing the official flyer when completing the purchase. If you plan on ordering off of the mobile app, enter the promo code "...

National Merit Semi-Finalists

National Merit Semi-Finalists

Amisha Paul, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Every October, high school juniors across the nation take the PSAT, a precursor to the SAT.  The test can only officially be taken once during a student’s junior year and determines if students are eligible for National Merit Scholarships.   Of Lafayette’s current seniors who took the PSAT in October 20...

Music In Our Schools annual choir concert takes place Oct. 18

Music In Our Schools annual choir concert takes place Oct. 18

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The annual Music In Our Schools choir concert will take place in the Lafayette Gymnasium on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Not only is this a Lafayette choir concert, it also involves many other Rockwood District schools, such as: Babler Elementary, Chesterfield Elementary, Crestview Middle School, Ellisville...