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Exploring the high tides

Exploring the high tides

June 10, 2017
Filed under Flood Coverage, Video, Video

After the Meramec River crested at an all-time high in May of 2017, many set out to explore the flooded valleys and fields. This video was put together after exploring Sherman Beach shortly following the crest of the river....

Retiring staff share their memories

Retiring staff share their memories

May 25, 2017
Filed under Video, Video

This year, ten Lafayette staff members decided to retire after decades in education. In this video, retirees share their experiences, memories and future plans.

Tips and tricks for applying to college

Tips and tricks for applying to college

May 25, 2017
Filed under Video, Video

In this video, seniors from the class of 2017 share their tips and tricks on the college application process.

Class of 2017 Lip Dub

Class of 2017 Lip Dub

May 19, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

Congratulations Class of 2017! Here's this year's senior lip dub.

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Jack Weaver and Kyran Ballard
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video, Video

Ever since he was young, Wade Stauss, senior, has been playing baseball, the sport he has come to love. This season, Stauss led the team in hits, RBIs, and home runs. As catcher, Stauss led the team to victory, ending with a record of 14-3. Next year, Stauss is planning on continuing his love for base...

Special Olympics offers new opportunities

Special Olympics offers new opportunities

May 9, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On April 26, hundreds of volunteers gathered to help in the Special Olympics held at LHS. The mission of Special Olympics is to "provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities". This video gives an...

Students show appreciation for Lafayette teachers

Students show appreciation for Lafayette teachers

May 8, 2017
Filed under Video, Video

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week and recognize good teaching, students share how their personal relationships with teachers help them succeed.

Tech savvy Phillips finds success in online business

Tech savvy Phillips finds success in online business

April 11, 2017
Filed under Video, Video

Grady Phillips, junior, has found success by creating an online exchange website. Phillips' website, rbx.exchange, is used to trade game accessories. Over the past few years, Phillips' website has earned him high profits. In this video, Phillips talks about his website and how it all began....

Thursday Night Live Mean Tweets

Thursday Night Live Mean Tweets

April 7, 2017
Filed under Video, Video

Undefined's sketch comedy, Thursday Night Live, took place on April 6. The show consisted of skits written and performed by Undefined members, and included three talent acts. Here's a second look at the Mean Tweets that aired during the show.

Calcaterra honored with SASSP Assistant Principal award

Calcaterra honored with SASSP Assistant Principal award

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

The St. Louis Association of Secondary School Principals (SASSP) awards an outstanding educator in the field of administration each year to reward their hard work. This year, Lafayette's own Dr. Karen Calcaterra was given the Assistant Principal award from the association.

Teachers select students to be recognized at Choice Awards

Teachers select students to be recognized at Choice Awards

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On March 30, teachers recognized students at the Choice Awards for their academic achievements, characteristics and overall integrity. The ceremony showed the importance of student-teacher relationships throughout Lafayette.

Beaver loses himself rapping at APA

Beaver loses himself rapping at APA

March 30, 2017
Filed under Video, Video

Taking the stage at the Academic Pep Assembly, Scott Beaver, business teacher, performs Lose Yourself by Eminem. “Honestly, it’s something I’ve dreamed about doing since I was younger, ever since the song came out; it means a lot to me. I was so excited that the audience got into it. When I w...