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Renaissance works with Raising Cane’s for fundraiser

Renaissance works with Raising Cane’s for fundraiser

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News

On Apr. 18, 2018, Raising Cane's is partnering with Lafayette for the newest Renaissance Restaurant Fundraiser. The fundraiser will take place at Raising Cane's Ellisville, located at 15698 Manchester Rd. The event will take place from 4 pm to 9 pm on Wednesday night. To contribute to the fundraiser,...

Special Olympics returns for second year

Special Olympics returns for second year

Carson Luther, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette will host the second annual Special Olympics on Apr. 27, from 9 am to 1 pm on the Track. Jamie Smith, Special School District Coordinator, said, “Special Olympics is an organization that provides amazing opportunities that allow individuals with disabilities to compete, be honored, and s...

Walk Out of Darkness brings awareness to suicide prevention

Walk Out of Darkness brings awareness to suicide prevention

Amisha Paul, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


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

On Sunday, Apr. 8, Lancers Helping Lancers (LHL) hosted its first-ever Walk Out of Darkness on the Lafayette track. The 2-mile walk on the Lafayette track was held to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and to bring awareness to suicide in high schools. “I’m involve...

Lafayette hosts annual Rockwood Relay for Life

Lafayette hosts annual Rockwood Relay for Life

Grace Kirtley, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, School News

On April 21, Lafayette is hosting Rockwood's 18th annual Relay for Life with the theme “Disney: Wishing for a Cure." Relay for Life is a 6-24 hour fundraiser that is held in different events all over the country to support cancer patients in their battle. Teams can register and the goal is to have o...

Students compete in HOSA State Leadership Conference

Students compete in HOSA State Leadership Conference

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

April 5, 2018


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

On April 26-27, Lafayette students traveled to Rolla to compete in the annual HOSA State Leadership Conference. Out of the 57 students that participated, 13 students became State finalists. These students are: Clara Tarpey: 1st place in Veterinarian Science Malayka Walton: 2nd place in Med...

Concession stand hosts fundraiser for Lawrence Strawbridge Foundation

Concession stand hosts fundraiser for Lawrence Strawbridge Foundation

Naomi Saegusa, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Lafayette Cookie Stand will be holding its 3rd annual Cookies for a Cause fundraiser on Friday, April 6th. Last year, the Cookie Stand was able to raise over $2000 in proceeds for The Lawrence Strawbridge Foundation through the support of Lafayette's students and staff. Lawrence would have been 18 ...

French classes plan trip to France summer of 2019

French classes plan trip to France summer of 2019

Natalie Karlsson, Asst. Web Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

French teachers Emmanuelle Tamaroff and Claire Ryan are giving students the chance to visit France in the summer of 2019. Students who have had at least four semesters of French, including middle school credits, are eligible to visit France June 1 through June 12, 2019. Those who travel will get...

Mendoza performs at Lafayette for Spanish students

Mendoza performs at Lafayette for Spanish students

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

Spanish-American singer Javier Mendoza performed at Lafayette for the first time on Friday, March 23. While his mother is Spanish and his father is Mexican-American, Mendoza was born in Virginia and moved to Spain as a child. He credits his music to a variety of influences. Mendoza said,...

Gender Equality Club collects feminine goods for homeless women

Gender Equality Club collects feminine goods for homeless women

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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

The Gender Equality Club promotes and supports equality between men and women. The club initiated several years ago when a student recognized a need for an open environment to talk about prevailing gender inequality issues in the community. Sponsor Indelicato-Faw said, "The idea was that [few students]...

All-school assembly to address driver safety

All-school assembly to address driver safety

Shelby Darnell, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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An all-school assembly will be held March 29, to educate students about the importance of driver safety. The assembly is a 45-minute presentation from firefighters and paramedics. They will explain the effects of a serious car crash both during and after. Once the assembly ends, driver education...

Glory of Missouri Awards honor Lafayette students

Glory of Missouri Awards honor Lafayette students

Amisha Paul, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Each year, 14 students from Missouri schools are recognized with the Glory of Missouri Awards. These awards are given to students who exemplify the 14 virtues that are engraved on the Missouri House of Chambers.  The recipients of the Glory of Missouri Award from Lafayette are: Joseph Lu- Kno...

Reddy places third in District speech and debate competiton

Reddy places third in District speech and debate competiton

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

March 10, 2018


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

Last weekend, senior Rithik Reddy competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) District #4 State Qualifying Tournament and placed third to continue to State next month. The National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) creates a topic for the competitions. Reddy s...