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1-to-1 program takes effect with Class of 2021

1-to-1 program takes effect with Class of 2021

Nicolas Schweikert, Guest Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Proposition T was a $95.5 million bond issue voters were asked to approve. It was passed on April 4. The primary goal of the proposition was to ensure Rockwood will have money to continue developing. Part of this effort to develop involves $12 million  to go towards the one-to-one technology program...

Image Print Edition April 21, 2017

Image Print Edition April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017
Filed under As Seen In The Image, Newspapers, Top Stories

To read the April issue of the Image, click here: April 21, 2017 Print Edition (pdf)

Students to perform at Annual Guitar Festival

Students to perform at Annual Guitar Festival

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

To showcase students talent in guitar, Lafayette is presenting the Annual Guitar Festival on April 21 at 7 p.m. There is no charge for the event. The evening will include performances by Tuesday Night Rock Band, Guitar Ensemble, Thursday and Friday Jam Bands and a special guest performance from...

Lancer volleyball notches 15 wins on season

Lancer volleyball notches 15 wins on season

Tyler Burnett and Jackson Bartholomew
April 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The season for the Lancers Boys volleyball team is off to a raging start. The squad has played some great volleyball on their way to a 15-1-1 record. This includes a second place finish at a travel tournament up in Chicago.  This solid play can be simply chalked up to solid play and leadership from...

Principal Shaughnessy to retire after 13 years at LHS

Principal Shaughnessy to retire after 13 years at LHS

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Travis Bodell, and Jessie Cargill
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Principal John Shaughnessy has worked in public education for 30 years, previously teaching as a math teacher in the Ladue and Kirkwood school districts before coming to Lafayette to serve on the administration staff of Lafayette for 13 years. On Monday, May 3, Shaughnessy announced his retirement to...

Calcaterra honored with SASSP Assistant Principal award

Calcaterra honored with SASSP Assistant Principal award

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

The St. Louis Association of Secondary School Principals (SASSP) awards an outstanding educator in the field of administration each year to reward their hard work. This year, Lafayette's own Dr. Karen Calcaterra was given the Assistant Principal award from the association.

Water Polo looks to rebound from tough stretch

Water Polo looks to rebound from tough stretch

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Water Polo team this year has struggled throughout, but have much to look forward to for the rest of the season. Their record may only be 2-9 in all competitions, but that includes a brutal schedule with several close games and several top-tier teams. Their most recent game, against Ladue (8-1),...

Teachers select students to be recognized at Choice Awards

Teachers select students to be recognized at Choice Awards

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On March 30, teachers recognized students at the Choice Awards for their academic achievements, characteristics and overall integrity. The ceremony showed the importance of student-teacher relationships throughout Lafayette.

Parking passes to become more affordable for 2017-2018 school year

Parking passes to become more affordable for 2017-2018 school year

Jessie Cargill and Travis Bodell
April 4, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Most recently, the price of a parking spot has been $180 per year. With the start of the 2017-18 school year, the pricing will be dropping by $100 and cost $80 a year. The Rockwood School District had its reasons for establishing such a high price on student parking passes. A few years ago...

Out and About: McArthur’s Bakery

Out and About: McArthur’s Bakery

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Features, Out and About, Top Stories

Adding on to their four locations throughout the St. Louis area for the last 60 years, McArthur's Bakery has a new location in the Chesterfield Valley area attached to the Tidal Wave Luxury Car Wash. The location opened on March 21 and is already adding loads of charm to the area. Don't let the whole...

Denise Meyer recognized as Teacher of the Year

Denise Meyer recognized as Teacher of the Year

Thomas Francois, Ad Manager
March 29, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

Each year, one teacher is recognized for their outstanding work at Lafayette. This year, Denise Meyer, physical education teacher, has been named Teacher of the Year. In the video above, students share their thoughts on Meyer and the importance of quality teaching. Denise Meyer is very appreciative of all t...

Engineering class sells charger savers in school store

Engineering class sells charger savers in school store

Kayley Allen, Editor in Chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

In early March, a new item was added to the school store; however, it's not your typical new clothing item or favorite snack. Created by senior Josh Essman for Lafayette's Engineering Design and Development (EDD) class, "charging cable savers" are now being sold for $1 each. These quarter-size devices...