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Town Hall Substance Abuse Meeting to address Heroin issue

Town Hall Substance Abuse Meeting to address Heroin issue

Elly Levy, Reporter
February 29, 2016
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Tuesday, March 1, the Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition will be holding a Heroin and Prescription Painkiller Misuse Town Hall meeting at Lafayette. In conjunction with the St. Louis County Children's Service Fund (NCADA), St. Louis Mental Health Board and the Civilian Compliant Review Board (CCRB),...

New restaurants plan to take over Manchester Road

Jessica Collins, Life Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Several new restaurants are making their way to Manchester Road. After a meeting on Jan. 20, Ellisville City Council approved permits for both Arby’s and Starbucks. The new Arby’s will be in the Ellisville Marketplace development where Best Buy once stood, near the Phillips 66 gas station. “I ...

Electronic marquee fails to gain approval from P&Z Commission

Electronic marquee fails to gain approval from P&Z Commission

Jack Deubner, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

On Nov. 16 at a meeting of the Wildwood Planning and Zoning Commission,  a proposal to allow a Lafayette to install an electronic marquee at the front of the campus was on the agenda, but the commission members did not hear the presentation prepared by Lafayette representatives. The commission...

Drunk-U-Drama

Drunk-U-Drama

October 20, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories, Video

Before Homecoming, juniors and seniors were invited to take part in the annual Drunk-U-Drama to learn about the dangers of drinking and driving.

Drunk-U-Drama to show students aftermath of accidents

Drunk-U-Drama to show students aftermath of accidents

Garrett McBay, Asst. Webmaster
October 1, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Friday, Oct. 2, a collaboration between Lafayette and the Metro West Fire Department will put on the Drunk-U-Drama, a dramatic recreation of a car accident and the effects one has. The Drunk-U-Drama will feature actors acting out a night after a dance, followed by a car accident involving alcohol...

911 Ceremony

911 Ceremony

Julianne Beffa, Editor in Chief
September 11, 2015
Filed under Features, Local News, National News, News, School News, Top Stories, Video

Friday half-day and class assembly schedule released

Friday half-day and class assembly schedule released

Suzy Blalock, Webmaster
August 26, 2015
Filed under Local News, News

This Friday, 8/28/2015,  will be Lafayette's only scheduled half day of the 2015-2016 school year due to intruder training. The half day, along with rescheduled class assemblies, means that there will be a very different schedule. Here's the schedule for this Friday: 8:16-8:37-First Hour 8:43...

Lafayette receives awards for academic excellence

Lafayette receives awards for academic excellence

Jack Deubner, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Recently Lafayette has been named by Newsweek magazine in the America's Top 500 High Schools. Lafayette came in at number 228, higher than any other Rockwood high schools. Newsweek ranked these high schools based on their statistics and percentages in college readiness, graduation rate, how ...

AP Art Show to be held May 7 at LHS

Madison Kesslering, Business Manager
May 7, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Thursday, May 7, Advanced Placement (AP) Art Studio will be hosting an art show at LHS. Students are able to combine their art work from the 2014-2015 school year and display it for friends, family and peers. Each student is required to submit at least 10 pieces. In AP Art Studio, students have...

Lafayette, Minneapolis bands combine for guitar festival

Lafayette, Minneapolis bands combine for guitar festival

Garrett McBay, Reporter
April 16, 2015
Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News

On April 17, music groups will come together for the Lafayette Guitar Festival. The festival will include performances by Lafayette's own Tuesday Night Rock Band, Thursday Jam bands and Guitar Ensemble as well as a guest appearance by the Minneapolis Public School Guitar Orchestra. The free music...

Royal: 1 out of 10 Missouri students to win scholarship

Suzy Blalock, Reporter
April 10, 2015
Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News

  Senior Asa Royal won a $2,500 National Achievement Scholarship provided by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) . This scholarship is specifically for Black American teenagers who scored high on the preliminary Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) his/her junior year ...

Election aproves Prop 4, appoints new Board member

Garrett McBay, Reporter
April 9, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On April 7, community members braved the storm to vote. Results of the ballot included Proposition 4, a no tax bond issue, passing as well as the appointment of Herman Kriegshauser to the Board of Education (BOE). Prop 4 passed with more than 70 percent of the vote, with a total of ​10,142 voting in its favor and 3,576...