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Pottery studio gives community opportunity to explore new techniques

Vedha Inampudi, Digital Media Asst. Editor May 17, 2024

Wildwood Green Arts is a pottery studio located in Wilwood, Missouri. It was opened in 2015 as a non-profit pottery studio. The studio helps members try out different ceramic and pottery techniques including...

As part of the Lafayette community, local youth soccer club Rockwood United SC took part in the annual Homecoming Parade. The club was created by former LHS soccer coaches, Saverio Traversa and Craig Wideman, to provide better quality soccer coaching. We want to make sure that [soccer] is taught right, because when learned correctly its the best sport in the world, Wideman said.

Former Lafayette coaches create club for better quality soccer

Rishit Sohaney, News Staff May 15, 2024

According to the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association, there are over 1000 soccer clubs in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Rockwood United SC is one of these teams.  Rockwood United SC was created...

Protests are being held at colleges across the United States. There have been protests at Washington University in St. Louis and Columbia University, both colleges seniors from the Class of 2024 will be attending.

College protests across country impact former, current Lafayette students

Sonya Sud, Samantha Haney, and Eshwar Murali May 13, 2024

  Across the U.S., college students are joining Pro-Palestinian groups in protesting war in Gaza and are calling for universities to cut any financial ties they may have with Israel. While...

Although being only one of the two oboe players in the school, freshman Elise Morton said she will continue playing the instrument throughout high school. “[Playing the oboe] makes me feel special because I know Im playing a rare instrument and I love having a challenge because there’s something to improve on and get even better,” Morton said.

People of Lafayette: Elise Morton

Caitlin Witt, Reporter May 10, 2024

Currently, freshman Elise Morton is the only oboe in Symphonic Band and one of two in the entire school. Senior Lana Dauw is the only other oboist. Morton began playing the oboe in 6th grade, after...

Guitar Festival features student ASL interpreters

Vedha Inampudi and Julia Dean May 7, 2024

On April 19th, Lafayette's guitar festival took place with a twist: ASL interpretation. For the first time in Lafayette's history of the guitar festival, ASL translations were added along to help include...

Before a lacrosse game, seniors Sierra Sachtleben and Olivia Williams wear their floaties. In water wars, floaties and goggles can be worn as protection. When a senior is wearing one of those items properly, they cant get out.

Wild water wars

Rachel Emma Saferite, News Staff May 7, 2024

This year, 99 seniors at Lafayette are participating in Senior Water Wars. Courtney Kemp and Penelope Proffitt are hosting the game this year. To get into the game, players had to pay $12 via Venmo.  Kemp...

During her 4th Hour ALARP 1 class, language arts teacher Jenny Ingram instructs at the front of the room. Ingram is one of five language arts teachers leaving at the end of this year, and is one of eight teachers who have put in their resignation this school year.

Filling in the blanks

Ammu Lanka and Abby Scott May 6, 2024

In recent years, the number of teachers leaving education and the number of unfilled job openings in schools has been increasing. During the 2011-2012 school year, 8% of public school teachers left...

Coming 1st place tournament of freestyle wrestling, freshman Owen Hardy said he enjoys this style of wrestling. Hardy was part of the Lafayette wrestling team, which compete in folkstyle wrestling. Im doing freestyle to stay in shape, and its pretty fun. Hardy said.

Wrestler participates in folkstyle wrestling during freestyle off-season

Rishit Sohaney, News Staff May 3, 2024

With no sport to do over the spring, freshman Owen Hardy decided to experiment with folkstyle wrestling. Hardy found out about the club when told about it by his freestyle wrestling coach. “I do folkstyle...

LHS participates in National Bring Your Kid to Work Day for the first time

LHS participates in National Bring Your Kid to Work Day for the first time

Abby Scott and Zosia Paciorek May 1, 2024

On Apr. 25, 46 Lafayette staff members brought their kids to school with them. This is the first time LHS has done this event, and it was organized by Principal Karen Calcaterra and librarian Jane Lingafelter....

Lafayette’s International Day aims to celebrate diversity within school community

Sam Walowitz, Digital Media Staff April 30, 2024

On April 11, Lafayette's second annual International Day was held in the Commons. This event featured many different performances and informational booths where attendees could learn more about a given...

At a North Carolina national park in 2015, junior Megan Pannell first discovered her fear of spiders. Her dad pointed out a spider, which caused Pannell to panic at the sight. “That’s when I think he realized, ‘yeah, you’re definitely afraid of spiders’, Pannell said.

Last Time I Was Scared: Megan Pannell

Ammu Lanka, News Staff April 29, 2024

What was supposed to be an unsuspecting summer day after a room renovation turned into a horrifying scene for junior Megan Pannell when she saw a spider under her bed covers. That summer in 2023 was...

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