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Lafayette community comes together for Black Lives Matter peaceful protest

On June 13, 2020 many members of the Lafayette community came together to participate in a peaceful protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Class of 2020 graduates Malayka Walton and Shannon Worley, who were the leaders in the planning of the event, were pleasantly surprised with the large turnout.

Makayla Archambeault, Assistant Web Editor

June 14, 2020

On June 13, 2020, a peaceful protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement took place in Wildwood. The event began in the Lafayette parking lot and participants marched to St. Louis County Police: City of Wildwood Precinct Station located in Town Center. The event was planned and organi...

A look at Class of 2020 graduation in photos

The Class of 2020 gets some special recognition on the Stadium scoreboard.

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2020

After graduation ceremonies were canceled on May 21 at Chaifetz, Rockwood was able to schedule a unique drive-in ceremony at POWERplex STL on the grounds of the former STL Mills mall on June 4, where the Class of 2020 was able to walk across a stage and get their diplomas in front of family and friends. ...

NHS hosts first 3 vs 3 Basketball Tournament

NHS hosts first 3 vs 3 Basketball Tournament

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

  On March 7, Lafayette's National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their first annual 3 vs 3 Basketball Tournament in the Main Gym. All proceeds from the tournament went to CHADS Coalition for Mental Health, an organization based in St. Louis that focuses on raising awareness of and preventing you...

Smith joins LHS for Black History Month presentation

Leading the presentation, senior Isaac Dixon asks Ozzie Smith questions during the Black History Month presentation in the Theatre on Feb. 21.

Kevin Vera, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2020

Cardinals Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith spoke at Lafayette on Feb. 21 for a Black History Month presentation organized by his niece, freshman Claireece Cross. Before and after the presentation, Smith took photos with students and signed autographs. If you took a photo with Smith after the presentation,...

Lancer basketball program celebrates annual senior night

Coming out of the corner, senior guard Kayla Carpenter drives to the basket. Carpenter put up 12 points against Parkway South on Feb. 11 to help the Lancers win, 54-46.

Sophia Wasson and Jack Weaver

February 24, 2020

On Feb. 11, the senior Lady Lancers Kayla Carpenter, Maddie Chester, Fiona Lazzaretti and Sarah Schoenfelder were recognized on their senior night along with seniors Ryan Campbell, KD Diaby, Max Fruscella, Mason Hewlett, Jake Nelson and Dylan Stovall on the varsity boys basketball team. Seniors from...

LTC performs ‘Footloose’

LTC performs 'Footloose'

Makayla Archambeault, Assistant Web Editor

February 10, 2020

On opening night of Lafayette Theatre Company's (LTC) performance of "Footloose" senior Shannon Worley took over the Instagram of the St Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards (SLHSMTA). Worley posted consistently on SLHSMTA's story with updates both before and during the show including pre-show...

Undefined performs for students during Flex

Holding a poster, senior Rachel Paese surprises senior Austin Laves by asking him to Winter Formal during the Undefined show during Flex on Jan. 22.

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

January 23, 2020

On Jan. 22, Undefined performed during the first two blocks of Flex. During the show, senior Rachel Paese surprised senior Austin Laves by asking him to Winter Formal.

STUCO hosts annual Turkey Dinner Dance

After being named king of the Turkey Dinner Dance, Bruce Hegger places his crown on his head. Hegger attended the event with his friend Vivian Powers, who was named queen.

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

November 19, 2019

Student Council's annual Turkey Dinner Dance hosted approximately 150 guests on Nov. 17. Guests were greeted by students and given a full Thanksgiving meal. Following the meal, guests joined students on the dance floor for several dances....

Powder Puff game occurred, despite obstacles

Rachael Bierschenk dodges the juniors, scoring a touchdown for the seniors. Her touchdown helped strengthen the senior women's lead over the juniors.

Abby Stebner and Hayden Cottrell

October 28, 2019

Despite unexpected rain, senior and junior girls were able to play in the annual Powder Puff football game. Originally scheduled for 7 p.m. the game was pushed back until 8:30 p.m. due to lightning, the game was cut short to only 30 minutes rather than the planned hour....

Varsity softball takes on Lindbergh, wins 12-7

Infielder Lexi Brewer swings at a pitch during Lafayette's 12-7 victory over the Lindbergh Flyers. She batted in three runs in this game.

Vijay Viswanathan, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2019

The Lafayette varsity softball team took on the Lindbergh Flyers for their 16 game of the season. The Lady Lancers won the game 12-7 to put their overall record to 7-7. Sophomore Kaley Adzick, junior Kathryn Flowers and seniors Lexi Brewer, Madison Chester, Callie Harrison and Hannah Long all drove in ...

Boys Soccer plays rival Marquette in their fourth game of the season

The starting players gather for a pep talk before the game begins. The boys started the game with a 2-1 record.

Kennedy Willhite, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

The Lafayette Lancers faced off against Marquette High School for their fourth game of the season. They lost the game 3-1, leaving their record 2-2. Senior captain Michael Lang scored the only goal in the game for the Lancers.

First Flex Time hosts variety of activities across campus

Tony Huynh, junior, works on a lab for Joseph Weir's Geoscience class.

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

August 29, 2019

After nearly two weeks of modified bell schedules to exclude Flex Time, Thursday, Aug. 22 marked the first day of the new Flex Time system. When the bell rang at 11:35 a.m. to end fourth hour, all students had the freedom to spend the next 131 minutes how they pleased. While some students wor...

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