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Mental illness, what LHS is doing about it

Mental illness, what LHS is doing about it

Hayden Cottrell, Staff Writer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Top Stories

Each year, 44,965 Americans die by suicide, Lafayette is aiming to lower the numbers through school programs to raise awareness of mental health. ...

This Day In History: Nov. 9, the fall of the Berlin Wall

This Day In History: Nov. 9, the fall of the Berlin Wall

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, On this Day in History, Top Stories

The fall of the Berlin Wall Nov 9, 1989 marks the day that Guenter Schabowski, the head of The East German Communist Party, announced the freedom of the citizens of East and West Berlin, so that they could pass across the border at will. The Berlin Wall was created in the Cold War which spanne...

Cousins share bond together at Lafayette

Cousins share bond together at Lafayette

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

We share 12.8% of our DNA with our cousins. They aren’t completely related but they’re still close family. At Lafayette, there are multiple families that have cousins going to school together, two of those families are feature below. Two juniors, Jackie Burton and Jordan Hunter, are cousins and ha...

The haunting at LHS

The haunting at LHS

Naomi Saegusa, Grace Kirtley, and Chloe Baker

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Top Stories

Teacher Trick-or-Treat Math depart. competes in annual themed costume competition Lafayette's Mathematics Department has gained a bit of a reputation for the creative group costumes they roll out each year in time for Halloween. Some of their most memorable costume from previous years have inc...

How much of a Halloween fan are you?

How much of a Halloween fan are you?

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Take this quiz to see how much Halloween spirit you have this year.

As seen in the Image: new clubs at LHS

As seen in the Image: new clubs at LHS

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

October 25, 2018


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, Club Spotlight, Features, Top Stories

Spanish Club This year, Spanish teachers Debbie Wright Kempen and Caralyn Harmon suggested forming a Spanish club. The club's goal is to bring Spanish outside of classrooms and allow students to engage more deeply with the language. President of the club, junior Parker Ockerhausen said, "The purpose of the club is to take a step further ...

Celebrate National United Nations Day with Model UN club

Celebrate National United Nations Day with Model UN club

Hayden Cottrell, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Club Spotlight, Features, Top Stories

On Wed. Oct. 25, the United States will celebrate National United Nations Day. The day aims to make citizens aware of the goals and achievements of the United Nation. Students at Lafayette can celebrate this day by joining the Model United Nations (Model UN) club.   “Lafayette has been part...

Flipped classrooms turn tables for student learning

Flipped classrooms turn tables for student learning

Shelby Darnell and Maya Manor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Top Stories

Rockwood has recently been focusing on intertwining technology with education ranging from the introduction of Chromebooks to usage of Google classroom, as well as utilizing other applications through them. Long before this program even began, teachers introduced technology to the classroom in a diffe...

Last time I… bought a horse

Last time I… bought a horse

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, The Last Time I..., Top Stories

Junior Abby Nisbet didn’t plan on buying a horse until she was older. But one night, Nisbet’s stepmom asked if she would want to buy a horse named Xena that was in a kill pen. Horses are often auctioned off, and if a horse isn’t sold, they are sent to a kill pen where they wait until someon...

On This Date In History: October 12

On This Date In History: October 12

Delaney Stulce, News and Features Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, On this Day in History, Top Stories

Despite the fact that Columbus Day is celebrated on Oct 8, 2018, the second Monday in October is the actual day Christopher Columbus reached land in the Caribbean Islands on Oct 12, 1492. Columbus believed he could find an easier passage to Asia, rather than make the long and dangerous trip around t...

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Local News, News, Top Stories

For the 14th year, St. Louis Home Fires presented the Wildwood BBQ Bash. The event featured fresh food and live entertainment. This is the second year that the event has been held at St. Louis Community College - Wildwood.

Five Questions with Noah Korenfeld, senior class president

Five Questions with Noah Korenfeld, senior class president

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions, Top Stories

Noah Korenfeld is the senior class president, a trombone player in the marching band and jazz band, a member of Student Council and the National Honor Society and president of Tri-M, a music honor society that was created this year. What was the process of becoming senior class president? You dec...

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