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Five Questions with Holly Green

Five Questions with Holly Green

Abby Stebner, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Holly Green is a business teacher at Lafayette. She has been teaching here for four years and is also the freshman cheerleading coach. Where did you go to college and what did you major in? I went to the University of Central Missouri and majored in Marketing and minored in International Business. Did...

Photo Opinion: What do you think of the Homecoming theme Rock of Ages?

Photo Opinion: What do you think of the Homecoming theme Rock of Ages?

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

Homecoming Week began on Oct. 6 at the annual Homecoming Kickoff in the Stadium. Every year, Student Council (STUCO) chooses a theme for the week that correlate with dress up days, the Homecoming Parade on Oct. 11 and the dance on Oct. 12. This year’s theme is Rock Of Ages.  ...

What is your pumpkin spice index?

What is your pumpkin spice index?

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

Fall is rolling around and so is the classic fall drink, the pumpkin spice latte. Do you prefer the winter wonderland or Halloween? Find out how much fall spirit you really have. ...

Lafayette reacts to Blues’ Stanley Cup victory

Lafayette reacts to Blues’ Stanley Cup victory

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

Annunziata family spreads awareness with walk for FSHD

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?

Photo Opinion: What is your opinion of 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

Out and About: Spirits and Gyros

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

Five Questions with Derek Schreiner

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

Seven tips and tricks for surviving Busch Stadium

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

Dog-friendly coffee shop provides comfort, opportunities for community members

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

Five Questions with Aden Black

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

The Impact of Mental Preparation

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...

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