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Following the roots of STEM

Following the roots of STEM

Clare Mullherin, Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News

Lafayette's STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) night is an informational meeting on the program; it's open to all grade levels and has free admittance. Lafayette's STEM night covers: LHS robotics, Project Interface, Young Scientist Program, HOSA (Future health professionals organization)...

Renaissance to hold fundraiser at two local Chipotle locations

Renaissance to hold fundraiser at two local Chipotle locations

Travis Bodell, Social Media Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Local News, News, School News

Renaissance will be holding a fundraiser at two local Chipotle restaurants on March 6 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. The Ellisville and Chesterfield locations are both participating. During the fundraiser, 50% of proceeds from purchases go to the Renaissance program. In order to participate, students should...

ROTC exceeds expectations in recent inspection

ROTC exceeds expectations in recent inspection

Clare Mulherin, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) unit was awarded “exceeds all” in a recent inspection of their standards Feb. 28 2017. "There’s no way I can  summarize all the standards we adhere too,” said James Smith, ROTC director. The Missouri 81st JROTC upholds certai...

Student musicians prepare for Solo and Ensemble Festival

Student musicians prepare for Solo and Ensemble Festival

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
March 4, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Solo and Ensemble is sponsored by the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA).  Students preform by themselves or with a small group on prepared music they chose from a list of hundreds of approved pieces. This year, Lafayette has sponsored over 120 students to perform. 55 students...

Glory of Missouri recognizes Lafayette students

Glory of Missouri recognizes Lafayette students

Clare Mulherin, Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under News, School News

The Glory of Missouri is awarded to fourteen students who exhibit a variety of valuable characteristics. Staff members decide what virtues certain students display throughout their high school careers. Each virtue is represented by a student who embodies it, either through behaviors, grades or extr...

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...

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 ...