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STUCO grants winter wishes during last week of semester

STUCO grants winter wishes during  last week of  semester

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
December 19, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Instead of getting ready for winter break this season, Student Council executive board members sought out brightening up the days of students. Members handed out anything from a candy bar, to a signed picture of a favorite teacher, to a new dog. Student Council handed out these "winter wishes" to...

Puppy room de-stresser planned

Anna James, Editor in Chief
December 19, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Lancers Helping Lancers has organized an event on Dec. 21 after students 3rd Hour and 4th Hour finals to help them de-stress. In Room 180, CHAMP Assistance dogs will be visiting Lancers to socialize and play with students to wind down after a stressful day of final exams. Students must sign up...

Lancers collects over 25,000 cans during annual canned food drive

Lancers collects over 25,000 cans during annual canned food drive

Shwetha Sundarrajan
December 13, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

To help the needy during the holidays, Lafayette holds an annual canned food drive to collect various canned and packaged foods. All collected cans go to Circle of Concern, a local food pantry in this area. With the help of Key Club, National Honor Society (NHS) and the Reserve Officer Training Corps...

Students escape moments before school bus is engulfed in flames

Students escape moments before school bus is engulfed in flames

Anna James, Editor in Chief
December 7, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Monday, Dec. 5 an unexpected turn for the worst happened when smoke started to pour from under the hood of the 4:15 p.m. activities bus which was carrying 36 students from Rockwood's Voluntary Inter-district Choice Corporation (VICC) home from Lafayette. The bus is owned and operated by D...

Reddy aces ACT

Reddy aces  ACT

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
December 7, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Rithik Reddy, junior, is the second student this year at Lafayette to receive a perfect 36 on his ACT.  Although Reddy didn't take a practice test before this one, he thinks they are a huge asset to getting a good score on the ACT. "The best way to study for these types of tests, in my opinion, are...

Operation Preparation: freshmen work to get ready for finals

Emily DiCarlo, Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Operation Preparation is a cram study session for the freshmen class to help them prepare for finals. This program is run by Link Crew and will be held Wednesday, Dec. 7 after school. The sign up is in the freshman office or a Link Crew leader can be contacted as well. Pizza will be provided for all ...

Band to hold annual Marketplace craft fair

Suzy Blalock, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, School News

On Saturday Dec. 3, the Lafayette Band Boosters Parent Organization is holding their annual Marketplace from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This event will feature over 100 booths featuring authors, crafters, direct sale representatives, and fitness experts. It will be held in the Main Hallway, Commons, and the G...

Lancers mourn loss of Janey Whiteaker

Lancers mourn loss of Janey Whiteaker

Kayley Allen, Editor in Chief
November 26, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Flex Resource Teacher Janey Whiteaker passed away Wednesday, Nov 23 at the age of 67. Whiteaker was a Lafayette staff member for 31 years. Her memorial service will be held on Sunday, Nov 27 at Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory in Ballwin. Visitation is at 2 p.m and service will be held at 3 p.m. ...

Second semester schedules released on Infinite Campus

Second semester schedules released on Infinite Campus

Nick Horstmann, Cover Story Editor
November 26, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Second semester schedules were released to students on Nov. 21. Students who wish to change their schedule can make an appointment with their counselor, but schedule changes appointments will not start until the week of Nov. 28. Students who want to drop a year long course will have to fill out Administrative...

Shoes for Thought aims to change lives of elementary students

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Pledging to benefit and provide hope to children in underprivileged areas of St. Louis, Shoes for Thought is a Lafayette student managed organization that seeks to change lives. Co-managed by Jon Solomon, senior, he started this service through Whatever It Takes (WIT), a weekly social entrepreneurship...

Lady Lancer basketball holds fundraiser

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Lafayette's Lady Lancer basketball team is hosting a breakfast fundraiser at the Corner Pub to support the program. "The fundraiser helps the Lady Lancer Basketball team to buy equipment and support them to go to away games," Activities Director Steve Berry said. The Corner Pub and Grill is located The...

Publications earn recognition at National Conference

Publications earn recognition at National Conference

Kayley Allen, Editor in Chief
November 17, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Nov. 10-12,  20 of Lafayette's student publications members departed for the Fall JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention in Indianapolis. Students attended sessions presented by a wide variety of speakers in order to further their journalistic knowledge. Selected students also participated...