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Peter and the Starcatcher hits the stage Oct. 20-22

Peter and the Starcatcher hits the stage Oct. 20-22

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The  Fall Play, Peter and the Starcatcher will be presented Oct. 20-22 in the Theater. The play is about how Peter came to be Peter Pan. All shows start at 7 p.m. Lafayette is the first school in the state to present this show, which means several other schools' drama programs will be coming t...

Coffee House auditions coming soon

Coffee House auditions coming soon

Emily DiCarlo, Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Auditions for the Annual student talent event, Coffee House, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 3:15-5:30 p.m. Interested students must sign-up for an audition time in Room 92 or Room 102. Guitar teacher, Traci Bolton, along with language arts teacher Tracy Gladden, are organizing the Coffee...

Pledge law goes into effect for Missouri public schools

Pledge law goes into effect for Missouri public schools

Brinlee Frazier, Encore editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Image met with legislator Shane Roden in a press conference at Rockwood Summit High School.

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Ho scores perfect 36 on ACT

Ho scores perfect 36 on ACT

Kate Golder, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Sept. 10, Nathaniel Ho sat down for his fourth ACT test, and about a month later he found out he scored a perfect 36. “I didn't really expect to get a 36 on the ACT,” he said. Ho is in the 99th percentile of students who have taken the test nationally, but he admits he did not prepare much....

Homecoming week comes to an end

Homecoming week comes to an end

Emily DiCarlo, Reporter
October 2, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The homecoming court consisted of Kendall Goedeke, Liz McKenna, Alex Dederer and Hailey Schue as the maidens for seniors, Peyton Boyd, Justin Schreiner, Austin Hindman and Logan Panchot as the knights. The lunch games were riveting Tuesday through Thursday. Students competed in egg smashing, pumpkin...

Students get chance to experience internships through Project Interface

Students get chance to experience internships  through Project Interface

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Project Interface is a program in Rockwood that allows students to explore a career that they are interested in by working with an expert in the field. This Project Interface is not new to Rockwood and  was introduced in 1997. The program is a great way for students to experience an internship in high...

New school year comes with changes to ISS

New school year comes with changes to ISS

Brinlee Frazier, Encore Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

A new school year, a new policy. District administrators recently made changes to the In School Suspension (ISS) policies regarding student work, behavior, and character reflection. This is the first school year to be affected by the change. The Rockwood Handbook concerning ISS and credit says: "Absences...

Undefined donates money to injured officer

Erin Coogan, Assistant News and Life editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Near the end of July, a Ballwin police officer, Michael Flamion,  was shot in the neck during a traffic stop. He survived, but is paralyzed from the neck down. Earlier this month, the football team put on a flag football event. The school's improv team, Undefined, decided to follow up with another charity...

National Merit Semifinalist announced

National Merit Semifinalist announced

Nick Horstmann, Cover Story Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under News, School News

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recognizes high achieving high school seniors. Each year the NMSC gives out approximately $50 million in scholarships. Students wishing to be selected as a recipient must have taken the PSAT as a high school junior and meet certain citizen requirements. Thirty...

Freshman elect new class officers

Freshman elect new class officers

Emily DiCarlo, reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Class of 2020 has completed its election for class officers. After a tie for president between Thomas Trout and Laney Tvrdik, a second ballot had to be taken in a run off. Trout came out the winner and will serve as the Freshman Class President. The other officers include vice president Samantha...

Lafayette hosts flu clinic

Lafayette hosts flu clinic

Kate Golder, Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Lafayette will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 3-6 p.m. in Room 180. Students need to fill out 'Injection Consent Form', and if under 18 students need a parent or guardian signature. All forms are found on Rockwood website here: http://www.rsdmo.org/healthandsafety/Pages/FluVaccinations.aspx Shots...

Chick-fil-a fundraiser to beat Mustangs for five thousand

Chick-fil-a fundraiser to beat Mustangs for five thousand

Anna James, Editor in Chief
September 19, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

To kick off the football rivalry between the Lafayette Lancers and Marquette Mustangs, there will be a fundraising competition sponsored by  the Chick-fil-A located in Chesterfield Valley. From  5- 9 p.m. on Wednesday,  Sept 21, Lafayette fans should visit Chick-fil-A and drop your receipt one...