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Video: Geo-Science heads to St. Francois Mountains

Video: Geo-Science heads to St. Francois Mountains

November 20, 2014
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video, Video of the Week

Superintendent says Ferguson grand jury decision will not impact school schedule

Superintendent says Ferguson grand jury decision will not impact school schedule

Bryan Woode, Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News, Top Stories

Rockwood superintendent Eric Knost posted a letter on Rockwood websites five days ago regarding the upcoming Ferguson grand jury decision. In his letter Knost addressed the upcoming grand jury decision and stated that school will resume regardless of the growing tension. Knost also suggested that students... Read more »

Weekly Student Scoop Nov. 19

Weekly Student Scoop Nov. 19

November 19, 2014
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video of the Week

Logan Jordan and Colleen Pavia get the scoop on Snow Days, Thanksgiving Break and Black Friday.

Deadlines for second semester approaching

Deadlines for second semester approaching

Jack Rogan, Managing Editor
November 18, 2014
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Monday, Nov. 26, students will be given their second semester schedules. Should students encounter any problems or mistakes in their schedules, they can schedule an appointment between Dec. 1 and Dec. 5. Even if slots fill up for these dates, the guidance counselors will see students as long as... Read more »

Coffeehouse acts entertain crowd

Coffeehouse acts entertain crowd

November 17, 2014
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Coffeehouse took place on Nov. 5 in the Commons. It was sponsored by The Pulp, Lafayette's literary magazine.

Services set for senior Sean Glanvill

Services set for senior Sean Glanvill

Megan Rigabar
November 14, 2014
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette senior Sean Glanvill passed away Monday, Nov. 10 from an intestinal infection. Glanvill spent the past five years at Lafayette in the Special School District program. In 2008 when he was in middle school, Glanvill was involved in a serious car accident where he suffered a traumatic... Read more »

Cheer for Charity event scheduled for Nov. 16

Cheer for Charity event scheduled for Nov. 16

Dominic Scaglione, Reporter
November 13, 2014
Filed under Local News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette cheer squad is hosting their 6th annual Cheer for Charity Fundraiser. The Lancer cheerleaders invite dance studios and other local schools to come and cheer with the Lancers. All proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House Charity. Cheer for Charity organizer Crystal Gray said, "The reason... Read more »

Lancer staff ready for part-time work on McTeacher Night Nov. 13

Alaina Strollo, Social Media Editor and Assistant Webmaster
November 13, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Thursday, Nov. 13 Lafayette administrators and teachers will hold the annual McTeacher’s Night at the McDonald's on Manchester and Clarkson Roads from 5- 8 p.m. Students and parents are welcome to come support Lafayette. Fifteen percent of all the proceeds will go to Lafayette and Renaissance.... Read more »

Coffeehouse brews up poetry, art, music

Coffeehouse brews up poetry, art, music

Mary Adcock, Reporter
November 11, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Coffee brewed as guests took their seats. Nick Brouk, sophomore, jammed on guitar and people were free to view art and drink coffee. On Wednesday Nov. 5, the annual Coffeehouse took place at 7 p.m in the Commons. "It was laid back, but not a bad laid back. It was nice, calming and you really got to... Read more »

Amendment 3 to continue tenure, evaluate teachers based on standardized tests fails

Amendment 3 to continue tenure, evaluate teachers based on standardized tests fails

Kayley Allen, Reporter
November 5, 2014
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

On November 4th, people rushed to the polls to vote on numerous ballots presented. In Missouri, Amendment 3 was on the ballot; an amendment that would determine whether teacher tenure would continue, and if teachers should be evaluated based on standardized tests taken by students. 76... Read more »

Coffeehouse takes over Commons on Nov. 5

Coffeehouse takes over Commons on Nov. 5

Mary Adcock, Reporter
November 3, 2014
Filed under News, School News

After school on Wednesday, Oct. 29, poets, comedians and singers, songwriters and guitarists crowded outside Rm. 82 to audition for the annual Coffeehouse event. Artists can also be involved by having their work displayed on tables at the event which will take place Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Coffeehouse was... Read more »

Air Force Junior ROTC clothing and book drive ends successfully

Bryan Woode, Reporter
November 2, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Every year, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) participates in a Halloween themed service project. This year, it was a clothing and book drive. The drive ran throughout October and ended Oct. 29 with satisfying results. The clothing drive aimed to collect clothes for Saint Louis... Read more »