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Flipped classrooms turn tables for student learning

Flipped classrooms turn tables for student learning

Shelby Darnell and Maya Manor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Top Stories

Rockwood has recently been focusing on intertwining technology with education ranging from the introduction of Chromebooks to usage of Google classroom, as well as utilizing other applications through them. Long before this program even began, teachers introduced technology to the classroom in a diffe...

Last time I… bought a horse

Last time I… bought a horse

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, The Last Time I..., Top Stories

Junior Abby Nisbet didn’t plan on buying a horse until she was older. But one night, Nisbet’s stepmom asked if she would want to buy a horse named Xena that was in a kill pen. Horses are often auctioned off, and if a horse isn’t sold, they are sent to a kill pen where they wait until someon...

On This Date In History: October 12

On This Date In History: October 12

Delaney Stulce, News and Features Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, On this Day in History, Top Stories

Despite the fact that Columbus Day is celebrated on Oct 8, 2018, the second Monday in October is the actual day Christopher Columbus reached land in the Caribbean Islands on Oct 12, 1492. Columbus believed he could find an easier passage to Asia, rather than make the long and dangerous trip around t...

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Local News, News, Top Stories

For the 14th year, St. Louis Home Fires presented the Wildwood BBQ Bash. The event featured fresh food and live entertainment. This is the second year that the event has been held at St. Louis Community College - Wildwood.

Five Questions with Noah Korenfeld, senior class president

Five Questions with Noah Korenfeld, senior class president

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions, Top Stories

Noah Korenfeld is the senior class president, a trombone player in the marching band and jazz band, a member of Student Council and the National Honor Society and president of Tri-M, a music honor society that was created this year. What was the process of becoming senior class president? You dec...

Intercultural awareness club aims to “open eyes of Lafayette”

Intercultural awareness club aims to “open eyes of Lafayette”

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, Features

The intercultural awareness club is a newly founded club aimed at understanding and enjoying the different cultures found throughout Lafayette. Seniors Sanjana Kumar and Anna Karner studied abroad in Japan and afterward wanted to learn of more cultures with their friends. “It actually st...

Pick 5 Starbucks drinks and we’ll guess your grade

Pick 5 Starbucks drinks and we’ll guess your grade

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

Which do you like better, espresso drinks or colorful, Instagram worthy ones? How about frappucinos or lattes? Iced or hot? Take our quiz to see if your Starbucks menu choices match your grade level and out what grade you truly belong in. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Last Time I… Studied Abroad in Japan

Last Time I… Studied Abroad in Japan

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, The Last Time I..., Top Stories

Seniors Anna Karner and Sanjana Kumar traveled to study abroad in Japan during the summer of 2017 from July 8 to 18. Through their experiences in Japan, they were able to see the world from a new perspective. "[We learned about this program because] my friend's mom knows the volunteer coordinat...

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Grace Kirtley and Chloe Baker

September 11, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Top Stories

17 years ago, 19 hijackers, four planes. 2,977 lives lost. 2,977 families’ lives changed. In less than two hours, America had witnessed one of the most heartbreaking and terrorizing attacks on our nation. The memory of this event will forever be burned into America’s history.

Out and About: Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

Out and About: Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

Over the long Labor Day weekend, I spent my extra day off at the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens. As a St. Louis native for almost 18 years now, I have been meaning to go to this festival for years- and every single year something has come up.  This year, my senior-year bucke...

5 Questions with junior Maddie Chester, softball shortstop

5 Questions with junior Maddie Chester, softball shortstop

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Junior Maddie Chester is the shortstop on the varsity softball team. Three games into the season, she has a .400 batting average with two singles, and she’s helped her team to a a quick 2-1 record. Next, Lafayette's varsity softball team can be seen play Kirkwood, Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 4:30 on the Lafayett...

AP Studio paints mural in Science Hall

AP Studio paints mural in Science Hall

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Lauren Sakowski's AP Studio class started painting a mural the week of May 14 in the science are. The work is being completed by the juniors in the class who have already completed their AP Exam. "I'm simply a worker bee for them," Sakowski said. Discussions about the piece and brainstorming occurred...

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