The Lancer Feed

Out and About: Top five local parks to visit in Wildwood area

Babler State Park is one of many in the area that offers trails to hike that  vary in distance and length.

Laura Barratt, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, several countries have urged the public to practice social distancing- remaining 6-10ft away from those apart from immediate family.  While partaking in social distancing, it has led to the closure of several restaurants and stores across the countr...

Nemnich sibling relationships grow while in quarantine

Pictured, left to right, is Megan, Molly, Jenna and Adian Nemnich in Beaver Creek Colorado.

Hannah Fitts, Assistant Lifestyles Editor

May 4, 2020

Brothers and sisters stuck in quarantine together are doing their best to get along and find new ways to spend time together. For the Nemnich siblings, sophomore Molly, senior Megan, 8th grader Adian and 5th grader Jenna Nemnich, this consists of pulling pranks on each other and watching funny videos...

Free online resources for when you are stuck at home

One of many free services offered online during this time is free live-streaming webcams of a variety of places. One of these webcams is a feed of Goat Milk Stuff's goat pen.

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

April 23, 2020

In light of the stay at home order that went into effect on March 23, many Lafayette students are stuck at home. In light of this, we have compiled a list of free online resources to help pass the time. If you are looking for some entertainment, The Metropolitan Opera, located in New York, is hostin...

100 things to do while you’re bored at home

With Missouri’s stay-at-home order being extended to May, people may be running out of things to do in their homes, which can result in many trying out some new things during their free time.

Makayla Archambeault, Assistant Web Editor

April 21, 2020

As Missouri’s stay-at-home order is extending until at least May, many are finding it hard to keep themselves occupied while staying home all day. If this is the case for you, here’s a list of 100 things to do at home to occupy your time. Finish your homework Plan a vacation for after quarantine...

Last Time I… choreographed a winning routine

Last Time I... choreographed a winning routine

Aliyah Studt, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2020

Not many people can call themselves a top Missouri dance team soloist and even less can achieve this status with their own choreography. However, this is the case for sophomore Ainsley Moses, who recently won first sophomore solo at State with Varsity Escadrille. The dance team competed at State in Kansas City ...

Students find ways to stay entertained among family, friends during quarantine

Sophomore Peter Schaper and his family perform

Sophia Wasson and Makayla Archambeault

April 20, 2020

Some students at Lafayette have found it difficult to see the good that is also going on in the world despite all the negative effects the outbreak of COVID-19 has had on the country. Nonetheless, many students have found creative ways to stay in touch with their friends and family. Students have cre...

Five Questions with Nick Hess

On February 22, Nick Hess had his last game of the season at the Affton Ice Rink, facing the Meramec Sharks.

Juli Mejia, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2020

Nick Hess is a freshman at Lafayette. His dad, Bob Hess, was in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was a member of the St. Louis Blues from 1974-1985. Like his dad, Nick hopes to be part of the NHL one day. How old were you when you first started playing hockey and why did you start? I was probabl...

Students work at necessary businesses despite stay at home order

On March 18, a woman loads up her car after shopping at Walmart. As a precaution, she wore gloves and a mask in order to delay the transmission of COVID-19.

Sarah Locke, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

A typical after school job for Lafayette students is working at a local grocery store. However, with the international COVID-19 pandemic, their job has become anything but typical.  These teenagers are now considered essential workers, giving them front row seats to humanity’s reaction to the p...

Five Questions with Haylee Crowe

Senior Haylee Crowe and sister Hannah Crowe, 2018 Lafayette graduate, visit Covington, Georgia. This is the location where the show

Delaney Stulce, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2020

Senior Haylee Crowe returned to Lafayette for her last year of high school after moving across the country following her sophomore year. Despite the consistent moving around, Crowe is happy to return to St. Louis Why did you leave Lafayette initially? I left because of my dads job. He got a jo...

Students, teachers balance caring for kids with ALP

Children of photography teacher Meghan O'Donnell paint during quarantine

Aliyah Studt, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

During the COVID-19 outbreak and quarantine, more families are staying at home together.  With this curveball to the usual school schedule, LHS teachers and students are working to figure out how to care for their kids and siblings. Sophomore Caroline Black has four siblings, one of them being he...

Out and About: Hendricks BBQ

Hendricks BBQ is located in St. Charles, MO and has been providing customers with St. Louis style ribs and comfort grub since its opening in 2012.

Juli Mejia, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

Hendricks BBQ is located in historic downtown St.Charles, where you can enjoy a relaxing bike ride on Katy Trail, take a stroll by the Missouri river and learn new things about the history of St. Charles. The restaurant is about 34 minutes away from Lafayette, but both the restaurant and town are def...

High-risk students, families take precautions against COVID-19

In the hospital, Danna Stone holds a bottle of contrast she has to drink before getting scanned for cancer. Stone has been cancer-free since 2017.

Vijay Viswanathan, Juli Mejia, and Corren Tipton

April 14, 2020

*Name changed to protect identity.  While at home, many families are taking precautions in order to prevent the spreading of COVID-19, which rapidly transformed into a global pandemic. Those higher at risk include the elderly, people with underlying health conditions, those who are immunocompromi...

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