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Boys lacrosse looks forward to improving their game

Boys lacrosse looks forward to improving their game

Addie Watson, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lancers finished last season with a record of 16 wins and four losses. The team defeated Fort Zumwalt West in the first round of the State playoffs before falling to Chaminade in the State quarter finals.  Senior Nick Hoffman describes last season as unexpected and unbelievable.  “My favor...

Fashion class travels to New York for sightseeing, career insights

Fashion class travels to New York for sightseeing, career insights

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

April 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

From April 4th to 6th, Lafayette and Marquette fashion classes joined to go on a field trip to New York. As a hub of fashion, there was no hesitation in choosing this destination for the trip. Lafayette fashion teacher Erin Hagglund said, "New York is a fashion capital. I have traveled there before...

Thursday Night Live

Thursday Night Live

Lucas Nickerson, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On Thursday, April 5, Undefined performed their annual Thursday Night Live (TNL). Unlike normal Undefined improv shows, TNL consists of sketched comedy scenes.

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...

Girls track off to a fast start

Girls track off to a fast start

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls track team had 10 individuals qualify for the State Championship meet last season after the team placed first at the District meet and second at the Sectional meet. Senior Marissa Gianino qualified for the Triple Jump and the 4x100-meter relay at the State Championship meet last season. ...

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...

Chrome Extension regulations now active

Chrome Extension regulations now active

Shelby Darnell, Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Rockwood has now implemented regulations over chrome apps and extensions. Students now are only able to obtain extensions or apps through the Rockwood Approved section of the Chrome Web Store. All apps that are not on the approved list have been removed. This change has been made to make sure students...

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...

Choice Awards recognizes student, teacher relationships

Choice Awards recognizes student, teacher relationships

Jack Weaver and Jimmy Bowman

April 4, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

The importance of positive relationships between students and teachers was highlighted as medals were placed around students' necks at the Choice Awards on Wednesday, March 28. Science teacher Maria Marasigan recognized Dominic DeProspero as her Choice Award recipient.

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,...