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Five Questions: Alex Norvell

Five Questions: Alex Norvell

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Many high school students look for ways to express themselves. Lafayette offers many classes and clubs to help teens discover things they enjoy. For sophomore Alex Norvell, music and art classes helped him realize something he has a talent and a passion for. Q: What do you like to do in your spare...

Out and About: The City Museum

Out and About: The City Museum

Natalie Karlsson, Culture Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

One of my favorite places to go just for fun is the City Museum in Downtown St. Louis. The City Museum, re-opened in 1997, used to be a location of the International Shoe Factory. To acknowledge the building;s history, there is a little booth inside the museum that sells shoelaces. Voted the...

Fashion class travels to New York for sightseeing, career insights

Fashion class travels to New York for sightseeing, career insights

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

April 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

From April 4th to 6th, Lafayette and Marquette fashion classes joined to go on a field trip to New York. As a hub of fashion, there was no hesitation in choosing this destination for the trip. Lafayette fashion teacher Erin Hagglund said, "New York is a fashion capital. I have traveled there before...

Five Questions: Alice Yerby

Five Questions: Alice Yerby

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Sometimes, a student discovers what they want to make a career out of through a class they take in high school. This was certainly the case with senior Alice Yerby. Q: What’s your favorite thing about school? A: My favorite part of school is probably coming here with my friends, and also I like...

Reichert wins Creative Writing Award

Reichert wins Creative Writing Award

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Humans of Lafayette, Top Stories

Senior Melanie Reichert won second place in the express the music creative writing competition on March 4. The awards ceremony was held during the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra concert at Powell Hall, where Reichert won $200. She was chosen in the top 60 finalists out of 700 entries and won 2nd ...

Head over heels for Europe

Head over heels for Europe

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Humans of Lafayette

Last semester, sophomore Sydney Garcia went to the Netherlands with her parents and younger brother. Garcia moved there for two months at the end of last semester for her dad’s job. While in the Netherlands, Garcia was able to travel to several tourist spots around Europe. Her family was able ...

Out and About: Parkside Grill

Out and About: Parkside Grill

Jessica Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

While driving on Clayton, I have always passed what I thought was just a child day-care center, Elegant Child Learning Center. Turns out, there is also a restaurant attached to it called Parkside Grill.  After many failed attempts of going, my friend and I finally made it our mission to try the place out. As soon as you walk in, it immediately feels welco...

Half Baked and Dough Co. offer treats to satisfy

Half Baked and Dough Co. offer treats to satisfy

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

Throughout childhood, the best part of making cookies was eating the cookie dough off out of the bowl when we were done. When I heard that a couple new companies were selling cookie dough by the scoop, I thought something couldn’t be more perfect. I was wrong. At the West County Mall, there is a little s...

Five Questions: Jayda Griffin

Five Questions: Jayda Griffin

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions, Humans of Lafayette

Starting this 2017-2018 school year, Lafayette's Asian Culture Club was created. Junior Jayda Griffin is the club's vice president and also a member of the Anime Club. Q: What's your favorite thing about school? A: Definitely the clubs. I'm in the Anime Club and I'm the vice president of the...

Polls open for National Geographic 2018 Student Photo Contest

Polls open for National Geographic 2018 Student Photo Contest

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Eye on Art, Features, Top Stories, What's up with that?

Over 5,000 entries were entered into this year's annual National Geographic Student Photo Contest. Twenty-eight finalists were selected, one of them being Lafayette's own senior Isabel Donovan. After her great-grandfather passed, two years ago Donovan and her family decided to go on a trip to Tanzania,...

New dress code rule flourishes in 2017-2018 school year

New dress code rule flourishes in 2017-2018 school year

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, What's up with that?

Lafayette began allowing students to wear hats in the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. The new dress code rule involving hats was one of many policies discussed in a series of meetings starting with faculty members in January, and eventually parents, students and teachers in April. “W...

Five Questions: Nassim Oufattole

Five Questions: Nassim Oufattole

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions, Humans of Lafayette

Since 2005, 39 Lafayette students have applied to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and three have gotten accepted, with a total of eight students accepted in all Rockwood high schools. This year, senior Nassim Oufattole was accepted and will be attending MIT in the fall. Q: What has MIT meant to ...

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