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STUCO raises funds for St. Jude’s with Stop The Bop event

STUCO raises funds for St. Jude’s with Stop The Bop event

Maya Manor, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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Grayden Kurtz Homecoming preparations aren’t the only events Student Council (STUCO) has planned for this week. In addition to organizing daily dress ups, putting up hall decorations, selling tickets for the dance and much more they have a special fundraiser to add to Lafayette’s Homecoming Week. ...

“Out of this World” Homecoming kicks off first weekend of fall

“Out of this World” Homecoming kicks off first weekend of fall

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

September 22, 2018


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Grayden Kurtz This year Student Council (STUCO) has a week full of events in preparation for the “Out of this World” Homecoming. The week kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 24 with class competitions, the Bubble Bus, music and a movie on the turf. Class competitions will start at 5 p.m. and food trucks and t...

St. Louis Community College provides head start for high school students

St. Louis Community College provides head start for high school students

Jacob Ward, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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St. Louis Community College in Wildwood is bringing new and exciting opportunities for any interested high school students. The community college is providing high school students the ability to apply and enroll in college classes while still in high school.  The school wants to focus on allowing...

Smith recognized for service to JEA with Carl Towley Award

Smith recognized for service to JEA with Carl Towley Award

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018


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On the night of Aug. 23, journalism adviser Nancy Smith was going about her usual Open House schedule when she received texts and voicemails from Sarah Nichols, president of the Journalism Education Association (JEA). Smith has assisted JEA as the Contest Chair for its biannual conventions since 2010,...

Activity bus added to transportation amenities

Activity bus added to transportation amenities

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

September 12, 2018


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Various changes have been made to Lafayette transportation this school year. Parking passes are cheaper, start times are later and now an activity bus will be available to students at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Buses will be available to resident after-school activity routes with customized bus...

STUCO executive board announces plans for 2018 Homecoming

STUCO executive board announces plans for 2018 Homecoming

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

September 10, 2018


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A new year means new leaders for Lafayette's Student Council (STUCO). The 2018-19 Executive Board members are as follows: President: Amisha Paul Vice President: Sydney Kim Secretary: Leah Rubaie Spirit Chair: Cate Behl Philanthropist: Pranav Vasishta Communications: Jackie Da...

World Language teachers plan out-of-country trips for this summer

World Language teachers plan out-of-country trips for this summer

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

September 8, 2018


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This upcoming summer, Lafayette's World Language classes are planning to go on different trips to France, Argentine, Chile, Italy and Greece. Through these trips, the teachers and students desire to gain unique cultural experiences. French The French teachers, Claire Ryan and Emmanuelle Ta...

Video Game Club starts year off strong

Video Game Club starts year off strong

Hayden Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


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The Video Game Club has started up again this year with brand new games and goals. The club will focus this year upon playing different types of games. "Last year, we mainly played Nintendo games, like Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart; however, this year we want to focus on PlayStation 2 games so that it's not specifica...

Franklin settles into role as new Associate Principal

Franklin settles into role as new Associate Principal

Travis Bodell and Jacob Rosomoff

September 4, 2018


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The 2018-2019 school year brought a myriad of changes with it. Chromebooks were rolled out for all four grades, school began at a different time each day and the building was filled to the brim with new faculty members. One such new staff member is Associate Principal Michael Franklin. Franklin came...

Teachers, administrators undergo dyslexia training to better understand students

Teachers, administrators undergo dyslexia training to better understand students

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

August 30, 2018


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Dyslexia is one of the most common language based learning disabilities. It's described when a student, or any person, has difficulty learning words, letters, numbers or even simple language. Due to this, the (state) legislators passed a mandate for all Rockwood teachers and administrators to under...

New half day policy impacts all high schools in Rockwood

New half day policy impacts all high schools in Rockwood

Hayden Cottrell, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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One sizable difference between elementary, middle and high school schedules is the difference in how professional development days are taken. Previously, high school only had late start Mondays while middle and elementary schools only had half days. Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, high school will no longer only have late start Monda...

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