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A cut above the rest; Brown earns major scholarship

A cut above the rest; Brown earns major scholarship

Jessica Collins and Anna Preuss, Staff Reporters
May 18, 2015
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On April 24, senior Devonte Brown received The Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) for his outstanding leadership skills and academic success. The GMS program was established in 1999 to provide select students the opportunity to attend undergraduate college in any discipline area of interest such as computer... Read more »

Character Education Breakfast honors students

Elly Levy, Asst. Opinion Editor
May 15, 2015
Filed under News, School News

Character: “The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.” Every student aims to be the best at what they do, whether it’s in a subject or simply being a generous person. However, some people are recognized for the great things they do in or out of the classroom, school-related or... Read more »

AP Art Show to be held May 7 at LHS

Madison Kesslering, Business Manager
May 7, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, School News

On Thursday, May 7, Advanced Placement (AP) Art Studio will be hosting an art show at LHS. Students are able to combine their art work from the 2014-2015 school year and display it for friends, family and peers. Each student is required to submit at least 10 pieces. In AP Art Studio, students have... Read more »

End of the year brings new schedule

End of the year brings new schedule

Amanda Shaw, Assist. Webmaster
May 7, 2015
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

As the school year comes to a close, there are a few last events and schedules to address regarding finals and Graduation. Final Exams for seniors will take place from May 11 to May 14 and Advanced Placement (AP) Exams are currently taking place and will end on May 15. May 15 is also the last... Read more »

Legend staffers pick up National Pacemaker Finalist award at convention

Legend staffers pick up National Pacemaker Finalist award at convention

Garrett McBay, reporter
April 27, 2015
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Eight members from the Legend and Image staffs recently returned from the National Scholastic Press Association Spring Conference in Denver. Colorado. At the event from April 14-19 both publications placed in the Best of Show competition, with the  Legend, the Lafayette yearbook, placing... Read more »

Thursday Night Live to Entertain Students

Alex Kessler, Reporter
April 23, 2015
Filed under School News

Thursday April 23, at 7 PM in the theater,  Natasha Toro, drama teacher, and Lafayette’s Improv group Undefined will perform in Thursday Night Live.The event is taking place of a traditional talent show, putting a new and exciting twist to things. “We’re doing a Saturday Night Live setup except... Read more »

AFJROTC Dines Out For Annual Awards Night

AFJROTC Dines Out For Annual Awards Night

Anna James, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2015
Filed under News, School News

On April 24, the Lafayette Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) will hold its formal Awards Night to recognize the students who stood out through their leadership skills inside of the school and community. The event will consist of a dinner and ceremony which the president and... Read more »

Lafayette, Minneapolis bands combine for guitar festival

Lafayette, Minneapolis bands combine for guitar festival

Garrett McBay, Reporter
April 16, 2015
Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News

On April 17, music groups will come together for the Lafayette Guitar Festival. The festival will include performances by Lafayette's own Tuesday Night Rock Band, Thursday Jam bands and Guitar Ensemble as well as a guest appearance by the Minneapolis Public School Guitar Orchestra. The free music... Read more »

Berry named St. Louis Athletic Director of the Year

Amanda Shaw, Asst. Webmaster
April 15, 2015
Filed under News, School News

This past weekend, Steve Berry was announced as the 2015 Missouri Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA) St. Louis Athletic Director of the Year in Rockwood. “I feel like it is very much not an individual award, but it is recognition of the program overall and that goes from... Read more »

Royal: 1 out of 10 Missouri students to win scholarship

Suzy Blalock, Reporter
April 10, 2015
Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News

Senior Asa Royal won a $2,500 National Achievement Scholarship provided by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) . This scholarship is specifically for Black American teenagers who scored high on the preliminary Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) his/her junior year and were chosen... Read more »

Election aproves Prop 4, appoints new Board member

Garrett McBay, Reporter
April 9, 2015
Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On April 7, community members braved the storm to vote. Results of the ballot included Proposition 4, a no tax bond issue, passing as well as the appointment of Herman Kriegshauser to the Board of Education (BOE). Prop 4 passed with more than 70 percent of the vote, with a total of ​10,142... Read more »

iBots Robotic Team Ignores Gender Stereotypes

iBots Robotic Team Ignores Gender Stereotypes

Suzy Blalock, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2015
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Typically, females aren't widely involved in any robotics or Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) activities, clubs or careers. But iBots Team 6127 is looking to break that stereotype through its competition and its community outreach program. The robotics team is one of the few teams... Read more »