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One of Podgornik's pieces of paper artwork

Eye on Art: Andi Podgornik shares his love for drawing

Juli Mejia, Asst. Editor February 27, 2021

For any person, being an artist means creating something enjoyable or beautiful to appeal to a person's senses, whether that be the artistry of baking that appeals to the smell and taste or the melodious...

Greg Mathison while he was a student at Lafayette

Take it from me: Greg Mathison shares advice for current students

Cece Beckmann, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

Ever since this school opened in 1960, it has seen many graduating classes. And while most of its past students have gone on to do other things, it has seen the return of some past students.  Take...

Stacked is located at 7637 Ivory Ave, St. Louis, MO and offers a variety of menu items, including a build-your-own burger option.

Out and About: Stacked offers lively atmosphere and variety of food options

Sofia Ganev, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Sometimes it’s difficult to find a place to eat, or sometimes you just want to try something new. The conflict between taking a risk for a new place or sticking with what you know seems to arise every...

Senior Andrew Arcizewski sits with his Gretsch 6120 guitar, one of eight that he owns.

Five Questions with Andrew Arciszewski

Olivia Moran, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

Andrew Arcizewski is a senior and is enrolled in Guitar Ensemble this year with Traci Bolton. Guitar Ensemble is the highest level guitar class at Lafayette and involves more complex playing skills as...

Love, fictionally

Love, fictionally

Lafayette students, staff reflect on fictional crushes for Valentine’s Day
Caoimhe Farris, Staff Reporter February 14, 2021

We all have that one character that makes our hearts melt every time we see them on screen or read about them in our favorite book but what if you could take them out on a Valentine's Day date? Who would...

The outside of Fitz's on  a rainy day in the city

Out and About: How to spend your afternoon in the Delmar Loop

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

For those who yearn to escape West County and spend an afternoon in the city, a trip to the Delmar Loop is a great option to eat, explore and shop. Though several places have closed their doors due to...

All fired up: 10 sites to teach you how to cook

All fired up: 10 sites to teach you how to cook

Sofia Ganev, Staff Reporter February 8, 2021

As s result of being quarantined due to COVID-19, many people are finding themselves with a lot of extra free time on their hands, these sites can teach you and give advice on how to cook. Each site has...

Five Questions with Vance Lear

Five Questions with Vance Lear

Close contact exposure at school forces student into quarantine on multiple occasions
Hannah Fitts, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

Senior Vance Lear opted to spend his last year of high school in-person after initially being forced to attend virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lear was aware that the risk of exposure becomes...

LHS community shares thoughts on social injustice, efforts to make changes in attitudes

LHS community shares thoughts on social injustice, efforts to make changes in attitudes

Juli Mejia, Asst. Editor February 1, 2021

A 10 year old is supposed to spend their time thinking about toys, games and anything else that might interest their curious minds. But for junior Zareefah Khan, Islamophobia was something that was...

A big part of STL Spark's mission is bringing awareness to the issue of human trafficking, one way they do this is through social media. Their Instagram, @stlspark, is where those who are interested can find information about upcoming events, ways to get involved and multiple ways to donate.

STL Spark enters third year of fundraising, continues drawing attention to human trafficking

Lafayette students, alumni lead organization to raise funds, awareness
Makayla Archambeault, Editor-in-Chief January 15, 2021

“STL Spark is different because we’re just kids. Other organizations are run by adults who have gone to college and have been taught all they know by higher-ups. In STL Spark, we’re just teenagers...

Everything in its place: 10 resources to help organize the clutter in your space

Everything in its place: 10 resources to help organize the clutter in your space

Jan. 14 is National Organize Your Home Day; check out these 10 sites for advice from experts about how to get every aspect of your area together
Caroline Black, Staff Reporter January 14, 2021

National Organize Your Home Day is quickly approaching on Jan. 14. With second semester starting next week, it’s crucial to be organized so you can be ready to go to do your best in the classroom. Take...

Family and consumer sciences teacher Lauren Arnet smiles with Emeric Harney at Harney & Sons SoHo, a fine tea company, in New York.

Not your average cup of tea

Tea drinkers celebrate National Hot Tea Month, share favorites and traditions
Elizabeth Elliott, Staff Reporter January 12, 2021

“It’s more than just a drink, it’s a tradition. Tea gathers family around the table. With friends or family, we would just sit in the kitchen, drink tea and talk for hours,” art teacher Lubda Briginets...

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