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STL Spark enters third year of fundraising, continues drawing attention to human trafficking

A big part of STL Spark's mission is bringing awareness to the issue of human trafficking, one way they do this is through social media. Their Instagram, @stlspark, is where those who are interested can find information about upcoming events, ways to get involved and multiple ways to donate.
Lafayette students, alumni lead organization to raise funds, awareness
January 15, 2021

“STL Spark is different because we’re just kids. Other organizations are run by adults who have gone to college and have been taught all they know by higher-ups. In STL Spark, we’re just teenagers...

Everything in its place: 10 resources to help organize the clutter in your space

Everything in its place: 10 resources to help organize the clutter in your space
Jan. 14 is National Organize Your Home Day; check out these 10 sites for advice from experts about how to get every aspect of your area together
January 14, 2021

National Organize Your Home Day is quickly approaching on Jan. 14. With second semester starting next week, it’s crucial to be organized so you can be ready to go to do your best in the classroom. Take...

Not your average cup of tea

Family and consumer sciences teacher Lauren Arnet smiles with Emeric Harney at Harney & Sons SoHo, a fine tea company, in New York.
Tea drinkers celebrate National Hot Tea Month, share favorites and traditions
January 12, 2021

“It’s more than just a drink, it’s a tradition. Tea gathers family around the table. With friends or family, we would just sit in the kitchen, drink tea and talk for hours,” art teacher Lubda Briginets...

That Was My Jam: Matt Steffens

That Was My Jam: Matt Steffens
If you Blink, you could miss some of the best tunes on this playlist that gets down to business
January 9, 2021

Every week, The Lancer Feed will feature one Lafayette staff member and present a playlist made up of some of their favorite musical memories from high school. Matt Steffens, Business What is...

Part-time jobs teach important skills, challenging scenarios create learning opportunities

Junior Marissa Trottier restocks bagels during her morning shift at St. Louis Bread Company.
January 7, 2021

Not all jobs are as glamorous as we’d like them to be, strange and unexpected situations can arise, which can make for a pretty interesting work shift. Dealing with difficult customers, co-workers, and...

Whisking you Happy Holidays

Whisking you Happy Holidays
Baking traditions come alive through family time during holidays
December 22, 2020

In many families, baking traditions have withstood many generations. During the winter in particular, these traditions tend to take center stage as people look for ways to spend time with their families. Sophomore...

That Was My Jam: Dawn Indelicato-Faw

That Was My Jam: Dawn Indelicato-Faw
Dance jams fill playlist for early 90s grad, but a few harder rock tunes make an appearance as well
December 11, 2020

Every week, The Lancer Feed will feature one Lafayette staff member and present a playlist made up of some of their favorite musical memories from high school. Dawn Indelicato-Faw, Language Arts   What...

Face The Facts

Many people are finding inconveniences with using their glasses: their face mask for the coronavirus keeps causing their glasses to fog up. This can make for dangerous vision impairment. Removing the glasses repeatedly to clean them can involve touching the face, which increases exposure risk for COVID-19.
Daily use of face masks causes variety of problems
December 11, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, masks have been an essential part to slowing the spread of COVID-19, but as many have found, they come with some inconveniences; such as seeing and breathing problems,...

Readers at LHS share their favorite page-turners

Lafayette students and staff recommend ten books to encourage others to read. The list includes award winners such as
Avid readers in LHS stress importance of reading, recommend books
December 11, 2020

From curling up on the couch, rapid page turns and plot twists that send stories in unimaginable directions, books are a source of joy, inspiration and wonder for many. They don’t have to be boring...

That Was My Jam: Brian Fish

That Was My Jam: Brian Fish
These hits don't get lost in translation from the late 90s to modern day as Spanish teacher shares his favorites
December 4, 2020

Every week, The Lancer Feed will feature one Lafayette staff member and present a playlist made up of some of their favorite musical memories from high school. Brian Fish, World Language What...

Junior helps organize local blood drive

Junior helps organize local blood drive
December 3, 2020

The Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on Dec. 10 at 17369 Chesterfield Airport Road in Chesterfield. Anyone interested who meets the donor requirements can donate blood from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in...

That Was My Jam: Stephanie Mullins

That Was My Jam: Stephanie Mullins
This week's playlist provides Lancers with some guidance on perfect uplifting tunes from the 80s
November 20, 2020

Every week, The Lancer Feed will feature one Lafayette staff member and present a playlist made up of some of their favorite musical memories from high school. Stephanie Mullins, Guidance What...

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