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Second semester schedules released on Infinite Campus

Second semester schedules released on Infinite Campus

Nick Horstmann, Cover Story Editor
November 26, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Second semester schedules were released to students on Nov. 21. Students who wish to change their schedule can make an appointment with their counselor, but schedule changes appointments will not start until the week of Nov. 28. Students who want to drop a year long course will have to fill out Administrative...

Shoes for Thought aims to change lives of elementary students

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Pledging to benefit and provide hope to children in underprivileged areas of St. Louis, Shoes for Thought is a Lafayette student managed organization that seeks to change lives. Co-managed by Jon Solomon, senior, he started this service through Whatever It Takes (WIT), a weekly social entrepreneurship...

Lady Lancer basketball holds fundraiser

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Lafayette's Lady Lancer basketball team is hosting a breakfast fundraiser at the Corner Pub to support the program. "The fundraiser helps the Lady Lancer Basketball team to buy equipment and support them to go to away games," Activities Director Steve Berry said. The Corner Pub and Grill is located The...

Publications earn recognition at National Conference

Publications earn recognition at National Conference

Kayley Allen, Editor in Chief
November 17, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Nov. 10-12,  20 of Lafayette's student publications members departed for the Fall JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention in Indianapolis. Students attended sessions presented by a wide variety of speakers in order to further their journalistic knowledge. Selected students also participated...

Boys volleyball holds ping pong fundraiser

Boys volleyball holds ping pong fundraiser

Suzy Blalock, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under News, School News

On Saturday, Dec. 5, the boys volleyball team, in conjunction with Rockwood Valley Middle School, will host a ping pong event in memory of Andy Keithley. On Dec. 2, 2015,  sophomore Andy Keithley was killed in an automobile accident. He was a member of the Lancer boys basketball and volleyball teams. "We're...

Lafayette makes top 100 Newsweek rankings

Lafayette makes top 100 Newsweek rankings

Erin Coogan
November 17, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Every year Newsweek publishes a list of the top 500 high schools in the United States, and this year Lafayette placed 75th. Lafayette is the only Rockwood School District school to make the list. Other area schools also made the list. These schools include: Clayton High School (42), Fort Zumwalt ...

Missouri All-State and All-Suburban Musicians announced

Nick Horstmann, Cover Story Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Twenty-three Lafayette musicians have been named All-Suburban both orchestra and band departments. Preston Boyd, Emily Budde, Jacob Hinton, Elizabeth Ho, Anna Karner, Kevin Qi, Nina Ruan, Edward Vakula, Pranav Vasishta and Kyle Yerby  were all named to the St. Louis All-Suburban Orchestra with Michael...

Image staff goes to Indianapolis with hopes of national awards

Image staff goes to Indianapolis with hopes of national awards

Anna James, Editor in Chief
November 9, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Annually, student publication staff takes a trip to Fall JEA/NSPA Journalism Convention. This year it will be located in Indianapolis, IN. Students involved will go to sessions with guest speakers who come from backgrounds of professional journalistic careers or teaching careers. These speakers...

Be the Change Car Bash

Be the Change Car Bash

November 9, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Video, Video

On Thursday, October 27, Be the Change sponsored a Car Bash to promote safe behaviors while behind the wheel.

Together we can

Kate Golder, Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under School News

Last Sunday, Student Council kicked off Lafayette's annual canned food drive with 'Trick or Treat for Cans'. So far they collected 3,100 cans, reaching 10 percent of  LHS's goal of 30,000 cans this year. Students are encouraged to keep bringing in cans to their 1st hour teacher until late November....

Marching towards success

Marching towards success

Emily DiCarlo, Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette's Lancer Regiment killed it in two of their shows this year, placing first at Francis Howell North for Music in Motion and the Francis Howell Invitational. The group finished second at their show in Farmington. At the Tulsa Union Renegade Review in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Lancer Regiment finished 10...

Students settling in with Chromebooks

Erin Coogan, Assistant News and Life editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, School News

This school year a new policy has been implemented where students will get their own Chromebooks for school work. A laptop is assigned to each student. They will take them to class and home for school work. Language Arts teacher Dawn Indelicato-Faw is piloting this new policy. Her students received...