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Battle of 109 could be KSDK game of the week

Battle of 109 could be KSDK game of the week

Delaney Eyermann, Webmaster
August 20, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Sports, Top Stories

KSDK is hosting an online contest to determine which high school football  game they will broadcast from during their 6 p.m. broadcast on Friday, Aug. 22. Voting closes Thursday and the winning match-up will be announced on the station's 10 p.m. broadcast, so voters have one more day to vote for...

Mass to be held on Thursday for Avery Cantor

Delaney Eyermann, Asst. Webmaster
May 7, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Thursday, May 8, a mass will be held at St. Albans Church at 11 a.m. for junior Avery Cantor, who passed away  unexpectedly on Monday, May 5. Family and friends are welcome to attend the mass. Students who will be leaving school to attend the service should follow standard procedure. A note...

Seniors take trip to the zoo, freshmen give back to the community

Seniors take trip to the zoo, freshmen give back to the community

Hannah Marshall, Webmaster
April 30, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, April 23, every student in the school was involved in separate grade level activities. For the first year, freshmen volunteered for service projects, while sophomores attended an in-school career fair, juniors took the ACT and seniors went to the zoo. The freshman class were divided...

Drive 1 4 Ur School fundraiser gives students and family chance to test drive Ford cars

Drive 1 4 Ur School fundraiser gives students and family chance to test drive Ford cars

Monica Piccinni, Reporter
April 23, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News

This past weekend on April 19, Lafayette hosted the annual Drive 4 Ur School fundraiser under the supervision of Matt Landwehr, business teacher, and representatives from Ford Motor Company. Every year, Lafayette partners with Ford Motor Company to raise money for Lafayette's Renaissance program....

4th annual Peter Navarro Patriot BBQ successfully raises funds for charities benefitting first responders

4th annual Peter Navarro Patriot BBQ successfully raises funds for charities benefitting first responders

Lucas Meyrer, Webmaster
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

In what is becoming a tradition at Lafayette, the Air Force Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) classes organized and hosted a barbecue for community members in honor of Class of 2003 alum Peter Navarro on April 5.  Army Spc. Navarro was killed while serving a tour of duty in Iraq...

Five candidates hope to be elected onto school board, make difference in Rockwood

Five candidates hope to be elected onto school board, make difference in Rockwood

Jordan McDonnell, Reporter
April 7, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Five Rockwood citizens are  vying for three seats on the Rockwood Board of Education on the April 8 election. The three-year terms of Matt Doell and Keith Kinder and the one-year term of Darby Jo Arakelian expire in April 2014.  The following info...

Two seniors honored as top Missouri high school scholars

Two seniors honored as top Missouri high school scholars

Delaney Eyermann, Asst. Webmaster
March 28, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Seniors Olivia Neumann and Jeffery Lu are being recognized for academic excellence in the Missouri 100 Scholars program. The program is sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). According to MASSP’s website, “The mission of MASSP is to improve secondary education...

LHS Shirt Co. opens for business

LHS Shirt Co. opens for business

Garrett McBay, Reporter
March 27, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Over the next few weeks, students from the Business Management class will be selling shirts and tank tops as a part of the "LHS Shirt Co."  Sales began March 27, and will end April 10. Items sold will include men's and women's tee shirts for $12, and tank tops for $10. The students designed both...

Lafayette student passes away, Rockwood expresses condolences

Jack Rogan, News Editor
March 24, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, Lafayette senior Joseph Potter, along with his father, Douglas Potter, were found dead in Babler State Park in Wildwood. The death is believed to be a murder-suicide. According to Kim Cranston, chief communications officer, Joseph has been in the...

Students can “DIP, DODGE, DUCK, DIVE and FLY” at Sky Zone tournament

Students can “DIP, DODGE, DUCK, DIVE and FLY” at Sky Zone tournament

Madison Kesselring, Reporter
March 6, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Feb. 12, there was a bright orange and blue table with information about Sky Zone’s first ever Ultimate Dodgeball High School Challenge (UDHSC) on stage during all lunch shifts.  If interested, fear not, because UDHSC is still accepting participants for a tournament with cash prizes. UDHSC is...

Cardinal Nation: spring training update, Cardinals hall of fame ballot

Cardinal Nation: spring training update, Cardinals hall of fame ballot

Hannah Marshall, Webmaster
March 3, 2014
Filed under Local News, National News, News

Play ball! The St. Louis Cardinals had their first spring training game on Friday, February 28 against the Miami Marlins. It was a close one, but the Cardinals fell short 4-5. Since then, the St. Louis team lost to the Marlins (4-5) on March 1, dominated the New York Mets (7-1) on March 2 and fell...

St. Louis, home to the second biggest Mardi Gras party in the United States

St. Louis, home to the second biggest Mardi Gras party in the United States

McKinzie Duesenberg, Reporter
March 1, 2014
Filed under Local News, National News, News, Top Stories

Exactly 45 days before Easter, Mardi Gras (March 4) is the day preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday, is a day of celebration for many of gorging on rich foods with family and friends before the fasting begins. When this holiday, known for its beads...