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Winter Guard hosts Zumbathon fundraiser

Winter Guard hosts Zumbathon fundraiser

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Zumba is a form of exercise, in dance format, founded by Colombian fitness instructor Alberto Perez. Since its creation, Zumba has become famous around the world. Now, it's coming to Lafayette! Lafayette's Winter Guard is hosting a Zumbathon to raise money. The event occurred previously in January...

Annual Cheer for Charity returns Nov. 13

Annual Cheer for Charity returns Nov. 13

Brinlee Frazier, Encore editor
October 31, 2016
Filed under School News

On Nov. 13, the all levels of Lafayette's cheerleading teams will meet in the gym to host an annual event, Cheer for Charity.  The event isn't limited to Lancer teams. Other local cheer and dance squads are invited, along with spectators from around the community In addition, the Junior Lancers cheer...

“Sister Act” auditions approaching

Suzy Blalock, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Since the fall production of Peter and the Starcatcher has wrapped up,  auditions for the Winter Musical are beginning soon. This year's musical will be Sister Act. Though many know the title from the movie featuring Whoopi Goldberg, the musical differs from the screen adaptation. "It's about a young lad...

Be the Change hosts car bash event

Be the Change hosts car bash event

Nick Horstmann, Cover Story Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Oct. 27, Be the Change will be hosting a car bash event to help promote drug and alcohol free programming and raise awareness for drunk driving. Students can pay $1 to hit a donated car with a sledgehammer as a way to "bash out drugs". All the money raised will go back to Be the Change which...

Peter and the Starcatcher hits the stage Oct. 20-22

Peter and the Starcatcher hits the stage Oct. 20-22

Jessie Cargill, Webmaster
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The  Fall Play, Peter and the Starcatcher will be presented Oct. 20-22 in the Theater. The play is about how Peter came to be Peter Pan. All shows start at 7 p.m. Lafayette is the first school in the state to present this show, which means several other schools' drama programs will be coming t...

Coffee House auditions coming soon

Coffee House auditions coming soon

Emily DiCarlo, Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Auditions for the Annual student talent event, Coffee House, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 3:15-5:30 p.m. Interested students must sign-up for an audition time in Room 92 or Room 102. Guitar teacher, Traci Bolton, along with language arts teacher Tracy Gladden, are organizing the Coffee...

Pledge law goes into effect for Missouri public schools

Pledge law goes into effect for Missouri public schools

Brinlee Frazier, Encore editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The Image met with legislator Shane Roden in a press conference at Rockwood Summit High School.

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Ho scores perfect 36 on ACT

Ho scores perfect 36 on ACT

Kate Golder, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Sept. 10, Nathaniel Ho sat down for his fourth ACT test, and about a month later he found out he scored a perfect 36. “I didn't really expect to get a 36 on the ACT,” he said. Ho is in the 99th percentile of students who have taken the test nationally, but he admits he did not prepare much....

Homecoming week comes to an end

Homecoming week comes to an end

Emily DiCarlo, Reporter
October 2, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

The homecoming court consisted of Kendall Goedeke, Liz McKenna, Alex Dederer and Hailey Schue as the maidens for seniors, Peyton Boyd, Justin Schreiner, Austin Hindman and Logan Panchot as the knights. The lunch games were riveting Tuesday through Thursday. Students competed in egg smashing, pumpkin...

Students get chance to experience internships through Project Interface

Students get chance to experience internships  through Project Interface

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Project Interface is a program in Rockwood that allows students to explore a career that they are interested in by working with an expert in the field. This Project Interface is not new to Rockwood and  was introduced in 1997. The program is a great way for students to experience an internship in high...

New school year comes with changes to ISS

New school year comes with changes to ISS

Brinlee Frazier, Encore Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

A new school year, a new policy. District administrators recently made changes to the In School Suspension (ISS) policies regarding student work, behavior, and character reflection. This is the first school year to be affected by the change. The Rockwood Handbook concerning ISS and credit says: "Absences...

Undefined donates money to injured officer

Erin Coogan, Assistant News and Life editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under News, School News

Near the end of July, a Ballwin police officer, Michael Flamion,  was shot in the neck during a traffic stop. He survived, but is paralyzed from the neck down. Earlier this month, the football team put on a flag football event. The school's improv team, Undefined, decided to follow up with another charity...