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Spring Break Slump: staying in St. Louis can be fun

Maddie Johnson, Reporter

March 15, 2010

Staying home for spring break? Don’t mope around wishing you were in paradise. Explore the city, and take advantage of all the cheap and exciting things you can do in St. Louis. The City Museum While it is a very kid friendly environment, the city museum can be fun for those of all ages. From a...

Student travels the world

Caleb Cavarretta, Reporter

March 15, 2010

Having traveled around the world from the Americas to Asia, junior Eric Pan has had a very unique life compared to most students. Pan, who was born in China, has gone with his family to many different countries, and said he has had great experiences. Q. What is your favorite place that you have bee...

Spanish students learn culture by dancing

Mia Schenone, Lifestyles Editor

March 15, 2010

While learning vocabulary about keeping a healthy lifestyle, Senor Brian Reed’s 1st  Hour did some aerobic exercises to get pumped up. The Spanish 3 classes did a "spicy" Latin dance exercise called Zumba. Sophomore Morgan Schaper participated in the routine. “It was fun to actually practice...

When spring arrives, Botanical Garden offers ideal destination

Teresa Avila, Reporter

March 15, 2010

The days are getting longer, the afternoons feel warmer and spring seems to have finally arrived. This is a perfect time to start venturing outside again, such as paying a visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden.  The Botanical Garden offers a veritable maze of plant life from all different parts...

Emily Gaines hopes for success in soccer

Leanne Beasley, Reporter

March 8, 2010

Lafayette soccer is a prestigious and highly competitive sport that doesn’t stop at the varsity level. The junior varsity girls soccer team finished the season with a 13-1-1 record winning the Suburban West conference with an 8-0 record. The varsity team lost 10 senior players and one of last year’s...

How To: Change a flat tire

Adam Harris, Feature Editor

March 8, 2010

You hit a curb or run over a sharp piece of metal, or maybe your tires just don’t have enough air in them to go on. Step1: Apply the parking brake, and for manual transmission vehicles,  put the car in gear. Be sure you have veered off the road and have your hazard lights on to let other drivers...

Massage Envy gets people relaxation ready

Alicia Mestre, Assistant News Editor

March 8, 2010

The stress of school, work and extra curricular activities can be overwhelming. And the best cure for this is a massage. Massage Envy, one location off of Clarkson Road, offers a suitable environment for such relaxation. The moment a customer walk in, she is surrounded by a little gift shop full...

‘Party’s Here!’ Snooki look-a-like spills all

Reporter and Kelley Bauer

March 8, 2010

Even though Jersey Shore’sseason came to an end in February, junior Tiffany Manno still receives occasional glances because of her resemblance to the over-the-top MTV reality star, Snooki. As part Italian and part Filipino, Manno even shares some similarities between her and the Jersey Shore star. ...

Whiteaker embodies Salinger’s ‘stalker’

Kara Campbell, Campus Editor

March 8, 2010

American Flex Literature spiced up the usual large group on March 1. The time would have normally consisted of language arts teacher Nathan Willard’s lecture and notes over J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. However, once a year, Flex Resource Specialist Janey Whiteaker gets the chance t...

Alea Hughes draws classmates in fantasy settings

Misha Emanoil, Reporter

March 8, 2010

For junior Alea Hughes, drawing characters became a project she has been working on since November 2009.  Her character book includes drawings of as they would look like in the fantasy scenario of their choice. Hughes said the idea to make a book full of characters was inspired by her friends' creativity,...

Ten best resources for artists

Rachel Brown, Opinions Editor

March 8, 2010

All artists need a place to share their work, read up on current and ancient masterpieces and expand their creative horizons, both in reality and in cyber-reality. So put down your brushes and take a look. www.deviantart.com, commonly abbreviated as dA, deviantart is essentially the artist’s version of...

Science Resource proctor discusses fears, pet peeves

Mary Buttram, Reporter

March 1, 2010

John Barr works under many names. He is the teacher, proctor and/or aide in the Flex Science Resource Center. Everyday, he helps students to better grasp chemistry, math and physics concepts. He earned a PhD in Ceramic Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, making...

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