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Lafayette reacts to Blues’ Stanley Cup victory

Jessica Foley celebrates the Blues win after Game Seven with family members at Busch Stadium.

Vijay Viswanathan, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

The Stanley Cup. First awarded in 1893, it’s widely known as the hardest trophy to win in sports. That trophy has eluded the St. Louis Blues for 52 years. But on June 12, the Blues beat the Boston Bruins to win the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.  The Blues faced a lot of...

Annunziata family spreads awareness with walk for FSHD

Many Lancers came to the walk, they have raised over $14500 so far, fundraising is open until Sept. 28.

Sarah Locke, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 14, the first annual Walk and Roll to Cure Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) was hosted at Chesterfield Central Park.  Approximately 75 participants walked or rolled in the event to raise money for a specific form of muscular dystrophy, FSHD.  “It’s a really f...

Photo Opinion: What is your opinion of Flex Time?

Students work on homework in the library during the new Flex Time.

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

September 24, 2019

After undergoing various changes, Flex Time has been implemented throughout the Rockwood District. With this new time comes bells, altered lunches and restricted hallways, but also an opportunity for students to take care of their school-related needs. While these changes have not been implemented at other schools, Lafayette students have had to adjust to the ef...

Out and About: Spirits and Gyros

Spirits and Gyros, located on Manchester road, provides a trendy and relaxed environment, alongside flavorful food.

Delaney Stulce, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2019

Although it may seem to be nothing special upon first glance, Spirits and Gyros is more than your average Greek restaurant.  The restaurant, which is located in a strip mall at 15581 Manchester Road, conveys a sense of comfort and warmth by covering their front patio with plants, lights and color...

Five Questions with Derek Schreiner

As president of Student Council, senior Derek Schreiner hopes to reach the student body through means of social media in order to make information spreading and payments easier and more accessible.

Hannah Fitts, Assistant Lifestyles Editor

September 6, 2019

Derek Schreiner is a senior and 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, but that the messag...

Seven tips and tricks for surviving Busch Stadium

On Aug. 22, the St. Louis Cardinals played the Colorado Rockies and won 6-5. The stadium was still alive with activity, even after the game.

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

The Miller Haus officially opened its doors in March, earlier this year.

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

While performing with Vox Solus in Oct. 2018, senior Aden Black belts out a note. In addition to singing with Vox Solus, Black is also a member of Tuesday Night Rock Band.

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

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, baseball and nine other spring sports had their seasons canceled. Senior and junior athletes leave their thoughts on their athletic careers at Lafayette and the season that might have been.

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. ...

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