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Class fundraisers coming on Jan. 28

Class fundraisers coming on Jan. 28

Delaney Stulce, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Two large class fundraising events are coming up this month. The Winter Carnival and Trivia Night will both be held in the Commons on Jan. 28 and both volunteers and participants are needed. These annual activities contribute to all the senior year activities, and they can’t happen without cla...

Scheduling begins for 2016-2017 school year

Scheduling begins for 2016-2017 school year

Travis Bodell, Social Media Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under News, School News

Although many students are still getting used to their schedules for this semester, administration is already looking into the next school year. The scheduling portal for the 2017-2018 school year has opened, and students have a few new classes to keep an eye out for when making their selections. ...

Board member’s death opens additional spot for April election

Delaney Stulce, Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under News, School News

On Dec. 31 2016, Herman Kriegshauser, School Board Director, passed away. The Rockwood Board of Education is waiting to fill his position in this year’s election which will take place in April. Currently undecided, the board will either attach the remaining time of Kriegshauser’s term to the ...

Second semester drill schedule

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
January 8, 2017
Filed under News, School News

  Earthquake drill: Beginning of seventh hour on Jan. 9 Intruder drill: Beginning of third hour on Jan. 10 As the months go on, there are going to be monthly fire drills at the beginning of each month. Here is the fire drill schedule: Fire drill: Beginning of 5th Hour on Feb. 2. Fire...

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. ...