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16th Annual Taste of West County kicks off Monday

16th Annual Taste of West County kicks off Monday

February 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The annual Taste of West County is coming to Lafayette on Monday, Feb. 27. Come and enjoy a variety of food samples of various West County restaurants including; Walnut Grill, Big Chief, Big Bear Grill, Dierbergs, Donut Palace, McAllister's Deli, and Tastykake. The restaurants will be present 5:30 to...

ROSE Award nominees released

ROSE Award nominees released

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
February 20, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The 2017 Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education (ROSE) award nominees have been released. The list of nominees include Lafayette staff members: Nola Cochran, Kathy Gettinger, Joe Gutowski, Paige Hereford Hartley, Kelly Kirtley, Kristin Lammert, Maria Marasigan, Stephanie Nesler, Jean Peters, Cindy...

Legend named Pacemaker Finalist

Legend named Pacemaker Finalist

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
February 15, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

This is the third time in a row that the Lafayette High School's yearbook, Legend has been named a Pacemaker finalist by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). Multiple judges with varying backgrounds in journalism education selected finalists out of hundreds of schools across the nati...

Blizzard Bash tickets on sale Feb. 25

Blizzard Bash tickets on sale Feb. 25

Megan McFarland, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Student Council's Winter Formal, Blizzard Bash, will take place in the Commons on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Students of every grade are invited to attend and tickets will be on sale beginning Wednesday, Feb. 22 and will last until Friday, Feb. 24. The price of the tickets will...

Winter Musical, Sister Act, hits the stage

Delaney Stulce, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under News, School News

The Winter Musical, Sister Act, will be presented on Feb. 9-11 located in the Theater. The musical is based on the 1992 movie where Deloris Van Cartier, a budding disco queen, witnesses her gang member boyfriend murder someone, which she ends up on the run for. Although this Musical is based on...

Juniors sell carnations for St. Jude’s

Juniors sell carnations for St. Jude’s

Megan McFarland, Reporter
February 1, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Every year, class advisories host various fundraisers in order to benefit either their class or a charity of their choosing. This year, the Junior Class will be hosting a carnation sale benefiting St. Jude’s Cancer Research. The sales will take place during all lunch shifts on Feb. 2- 7 on the...

Apple update fails to fix major problem

Apple update fails to fix major problem

Delaney Stulce, Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under News

New Apple update iOS 10.2.1 was made available to the public on Jan. 23, and many are upset with what it has-or hasn’t- fixed. People had problems with the Beta update and the battery glitching, in particular. Apple says the  new update fixes a list of the bugs and glitches from the last update, ...

Blood Drive hopes to collect 100 pints

Blood Drive hopes to collect 100 pints

Megan McFarland, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

On Jan.  27, Student Council (STUCO) will host the annual blood drive with the Red Cross. Any student over the age of 16 is encouraged to donate blood; however, students under the age of 18 require parental consent. Registration took place Jan. 19-20 during all lunch shifts and all donation slots ...

Class fundraisers coming on Jan. 28

Class fundraisers coming on Jan. 28

Delaney Stulce, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Two large class fundraising events are coming up this month. The Winter Carnival and Trivia Night will both be held in the Commons on Jan. 28 and both volunteers and participants are needed. These annual activities contribute to all the senior year activities, and they can’t happen without cla...

Scheduling begins for 2016-2017 school year

Scheduling begins for 2016-2017 school year

Travis Bodell, Social Media Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under News, School News

Although many students are still getting used to their schedules for this semester, administration is already looking into the next school year. The scheduling portal for the 2017-2018 school year has opened, and students have a few new classes to keep an eye out for when making their selections. ...

Board member’s death opens additional spot for April election

Delaney Stulce, Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under News, School News

On Dec. 31 2016, Herman Kriegshauser, School Board Director, passed away. The Rockwood Board of Education is waiting to fill his position in this year’s election which will take place in April. Currently undecided, the board will either attach the remaining time of Kriegshauser’s term to the ...

Second semester drill schedule

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
January 8, 2017
Filed under News, School News

  Earthquake drill: Beginning of seventh hour on Jan. 9 Intruder drill: Beginning of third hour on Jan. 10 As the months go on, there are going to be monthly fire drills at the beginning of each month. Here is the fire drill schedule: Fire drill: Beginning of 5th Hour on Feb. 2. Fire...