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Freshmen class votes for class officials

Freshmen class votes for class officials

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Class officials are vital for the student body to run effectively. They are especially imperative for their job of delivering the students’ diverse opinions to the administrators and staff. Without them, there would be an absence of this essential communication. The students of Lafayette High School vote f...

Lafayette takes on Marquette in annual Chick-fil-a fundraiser

Lafayette takes on Marquette in annual Chick-fil-a fundraiser

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Not only will Lafayette face off against Marquette on the field this week, but at Chick-fil-a as well. Lafayette is participating in a fundraiser to raise money for Renaissance, and Marquette will also be competing against the Lancers. When Lafayette students purchase food from Chick-fil-a on Wednesday,...

Week of protest organized by students

Week of protest organized by students

Amisha Paul, Travis Bodell, and Jack Weaver

September 17, 2017


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

In response to the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley on first-degree murder charges filed after the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011, some Lafayette students have planned a week of events to draw attention to the issues being raised by demonstrators in and around ...

Senior panoramic photos available for pickup

Senior panoramic photos available for pickup

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, School News

On Sept. 11, the Class of 2018 took its Senior Panoramic Picture in front of the Stadium Entrance. The pictures will be available for purchase during all lunch shifts on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Goldbeck Company took the photographs, and they accept cash, checks, or money order for the photos. The...

Total solar eclipse offers unique opportunity

Total solar eclipse offers unique opportunity

August 24, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse was visible in the St. Louis area. To view this event, students and staff gathered at the football field.

Grab your glasses

Grab your glasses

Addie Watson, Reporter

August 18, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Monday, Aug. 21, the St. Louis area and many other places across the United States will witness the total solar eclipse. According to NASA, this rare occurrence is when the moon will completely block the sun causing its atmosphere, the corona, to be seen. People who are in the path of totality wi...

Fire alarm disrupts first day of school

Fire alarm disrupts first day of school

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

August 16, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The first day of school didn't go as planned after a fire alarm sounded during fourth hour. The alarm not only interrupted classes, but also cut short lunch shifts. Crews from Metro West Fire Department arrived shortly after the alarm sounded. According to Battalion Chief Mike Digman, the alarm was caused by a fau...

New summer school additions and enrollment

Ruth Holland and Ty Prozorowski

May 19, 2017


Filed under News, School News

New options for Summer school classes will be available this year for Rockwood Summer Academy. Four classes will be added: Health Education, Health Education Online and Personal Finance and Business which is also offered online.  Personal Fitness and Wellness and Art Fundamentals were the only two classes previo...

Time change proposed for 2018-2019 school year

Time change proposed for 2018-2019 school year

Clare Mullherin, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under News, School News

The Rockwood School District has put out a survey on the subject of a possible upcoming schedule change. The middle school design committee has already approved making a change in its start and end time, and the high school committee is asking the community for feedback on the subject. Principal...

Final exemption forms due May 16

Final exemption forms due May 16

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

It's the end of the 2016-17 school year and with final exams close at hand, underclassmen can choose to exempt one final in which they have a 90 percent or higher in the class. If eligible, then the students can pick up a form from their designated grade level office. The forms need to be turned in...

Power outage delays Advanced Placement testing

Power outage delays Advanced Placement testing

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

During the Advanced Placement (AP) Language & Composition exam, students were struck with surprise as the Wildwood Hotel lost all of its power, leaving students in the dark. "The power went out, but I kept writing because I didn't know what to do. After a while they told us to put down our pencils,...

AP exams postponed due to flooding

AP exams postponed due to flooding

Shwetha Sundarrajan and Amisha Paul

May 3, 2017


Filed under Flood Coverage, News, School News

Due to the flooding in Eureka and the surrounding community, the Rockwood School District has closed all schools Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, May 2-4. Some students are feeling the frustration of rescheduling Advanced Placement (AP) exams, due to the severe weather. "I feel annoyed and angry...