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Five Questions with Derek Schreiner

Five Questions with Derek Schreiner

Hannah Fitts, Assistant Lifestyles Editor

September 6, 2019

Derek Schreiner is a senior at Lafayette and is the current Student Council (STUCO) President. He has been part of STUCO since his freshman year and has helped coordinate a number of events around the school. What do you do as president?  As President it is my job to make sure people are having fun ...

Seven tips and tricks for surviving Busch Stadium

Seven tips and tricks for surviving Busch Stadium

Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

On Aug. 22, my friends and I made our way down to Busch Stadium to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals as they played against the Colorado Rockies. The game started late due to rain, but the Cardinals won 6-5 in the end. With that win, the Cardinals swept the Rockies in the last three games of the se...

Dog-friendly coffee shop provides comfort, opportunities for community members

Dog-friendly coffee shop provides comfort, opportunities for community members

Makayla Archambeault, Assistant Web Editor

August 30, 2019

Typically, when customers walk through the doors of a coffee shop, they expect to be greeted by the smell of hot coffee, smiling baristas ready to take their order and an array of comfortable furniture to sit and work on homework or read a book. However, when customers walk through the doors of Wildw...

Five Questions with Aden Black

Five Questions with Aden Black

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2019

Senior Aden Black is known around Lafayette as the girl who sings at school assemblies and events, but in addition to being the lead singer of Tuesday Night Rock Band, she has also been working through Project Interface with Gaslight St. Louis Owner JB Anderson and the School of Rock to advance her musical...

The Impact of Mental Preparation

The Impact of Mental Preparation

Elizabeth Elliott and Makayla Archambeault

May 22, 2019

Mental preparation is defined as “the act of mentally preparing oneself for a performance," whether it be academics, athletics or fine arts, a lot of practice and preparation is required to achieve the desired outcome. Along with physical preparation, mental preparation is often a large aspect of one...

Notetaking do’s and dont’s

Notetaking do’s and dont’s

Hayden Cottrell and Kayla Carpenter

May 22, 2019

Note taking is an important task. The proper notes can either make or break a grade in a class. Here are some easy note taking tips to make the notes better and appealing: ...

Driving ticket advice from Lancers

Driving ticket advice from Lancers

Hannah Fitts and Morgan Vehige

May 20, 2019

The age that a teenager can get a license in Missouri is 16 years old and because of that, many different kinds of Lafayette students that age and older are allowed to purchase a parking pass and drive to school. Driving can be an exciting experience for those new to it, but it can also be very co...

A look into ALARP, unique language arts class

A look into ALARP, unique language arts class

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

May 15, 2019

Advanced Language Arts Research and Presentation (ALARP) is a class unique to Rockwood School District. Though a demanding course, many who take ALARP say it’s beneficial to them through the emphasis on presentation and research along with the common Language Arts curriculum. ...

Enjoy a summer staycation in St. Louis

Enjoy a summer staycation in St. Louis

Lourdes Hindi and Morgan Goertz

May 12, 2019

If you are stuck in your hometown for summer while all of your friends are vacationing in exotic, foreign places, do not fear, St. Louis is here. You can make your staycation even more interesting than the beach. Multiple areas throughout the city exemplify the culture that is to offer. St. Louis is ...

“The best photo I’ve ever taken” with Ariana Magafas

“The best photo I’ve ever taken” with Ariana Magafas

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

“My emotions before meeting him were all over the place. I was freaking out," junior Ariana Magafas said. "I remember when the line was moving, and I was seconds away from meeting him, and my heart was beating so fast. I was about to pass out. Before I knew it, I was next and standing right in fron...

Community involvement, honing of new skills offered through FBLA

Community involvement, honing of new skills offered through FBLA

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) was a club very few Lafayette students knew about until its debut during the 2017-2018 school year. The club started with 12 active members. Seniors Kashish Gupta and Carly Sauter were responsible for the club's formation last year. Matt Stephens, business...

Babysitting: tricks and tales of the trade

Babysitting: tricks and tales of the trade

Caroline Kesting and Jasmin Kim

March 13, 2019

Babysitting business has been constantly growing as more and more families have both parents working, and the cost of childcare has increased to cause pressure on many families. Therefore, many families with little children are hiring teenagers to look after their children. We asked Lafayette to share som...

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