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Last time I… bought a horse

Last time I… bought a horse

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

October 17, 2018


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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...

Last Time I… Studied Abroad in Japan

Last Time I… Studied Abroad in Japan

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

September 17, 2018


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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...

Last time I… Did Slam Poetry

Last time I… Did Slam Poetry

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

January 30, 2018


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Meet Melina Hudak. She's a junior who's been performing slam poetry for three years. Hudak started off her poetry career in eighth grade and has never turned back. "I read Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein in third grade and was inspired by it. So I started writing poetry as a form of self-...

The Last Time I… Went to Hawaii

The Last Time I… Went to Hawaii

Jessie Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2017


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Shelby Sivik, senior, has lived in St. Louis for about five years after moving from her hometown, Kailua, Hawaii. "We lived in Hawaii for 13 years and then we moved here for my dad's job," Sivik said. "Then he got a job back in Hawaii." When her dad relocated for work purposes, the rest of the...

Last Time I…Went to a Costume Party

Last Time I…Went to a Costume Party

Ally Hartman, Reporter

October 24, 2017


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The last time physics teacher Elizabeth Overcash went to a costume party was on Oct 13. She went straight from a birthday party to a friend’s house for a spectacular end to an eventful day. “My good friends are really into Halloween and they also just got engaged, so it was kind of like a Halloween meets eng...

Last time I… celebrated a Jewish holiday

Last time I… celebrated a Jewish holiday

Jessie Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2017


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With Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year,  just being celebrated on Sept. 21-22,  and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement,  starting at sundown on Sept. 30, Jill Reando, senior, is right in the middle of celebrating what is called The High Holy Days for Jewish families around the world. "There are...

Last Time I… Performed in front of an audience

Last Time I… Performed in front of an audience

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

April 29, 2016


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Performing in front of an audience is a thrill for some, but for others, it can be an ordeal which involves blood, sweat, and tears. For sophomore Shruti Natrajan however, singing in front of an audience can be exhilarating. "I've preformed probably 18 major concerts, most at the Midwest Music...

Last Time I… saw my cousins

Last Time I… saw my cousins

Suzy Blalock, News/Features Editor

March 29, 2016


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Sarah Frederick, junior, saw her cousins over spring break. They live in Tulare, California, which is about 45 minutes south of Fresno, California. "I typically see them once a year," Frederick said. Her cousins range from a variety of ages, as there are over forty cousins. Frederick typically...

The Last Time I… Moved

The Last Time I… Moved

Brinlee Frazier, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016


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Moving brings changes to life. Different city, different people, different life. All of this is real to Kennedy Kingston, sophomore. Kingston moved from Chicago, IL to Wildwood, MO on Jan. 1, 2016, leaving behind friends, family and familiarity. Though the distance is small, the affect on Kingston...

Last Time I… Broke a State Record

Last Time I… Broke a State Record

February 26, 2016


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3:28.66. Those numbers might not mean much to a person if they don’t know much about girl’s high school swimming, but those numbers mean something to Lafayette’s team. It’s not everyday an individual can say they qualified for state in multiple events, placed top ten in everything they swam, ...

Last Time I…Sewed a dress

Kayley Allen, Editor In Chief

February 19, 2016


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A lot of students may spend their free time playing video games, binge watching Netflix or being with friends. For Lily Otero, junior, her passion lies somewhere else. "I learned how to sew in my 6th grade Family and Consumer Science class, and I loved it ever since," Otero said. Not only does...

Last Time I… Went Ice Fishing

Last Time I… Went Ice Fishing

Jack Deubner, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2016


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Typically during the winter most perspective tourists travel to warmer locations like Florida or California, but junior Alex Moss had a different idea. During January, Moss and his father traveled up to Madison, Wisconsin over a weekend to visit his uncle and go ice fishing. "We visited a lake about...

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