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Rockwood students qualify as National Merit semifinalists

Rockwood students qualify as National Merit semifinalists

Mary Adcock, Reporter

September 16, 2014


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

The annual National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced 16,000 semifinalists from the 1.4 million students who took the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test last year. These semifinalists will be able to compete for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships...

97.1 Talk Radio Spirit Challenge offers $5,000 to school with greatest school spirit

97.1 Talk Radio Spirit Challenge offers $5,000 to school with greatest school spirit

Jennifer Butler, Opinion Editor

September 5, 2014


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

After the close defeat in the KSDK poll, students have another chance to redeem themsleves and vote for their school. Starting on Monday, Sept. 8, LHS will be participating in the 97.1 Talk Radio poll to see which school has more spirit. All schools submitted in the contest can vote from Sept....

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, Assistant Webmaster

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...

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