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Staff, students travel out of country for summer

Staff, students travel out of country for summer

Natalie Karlsson, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Over the summer, students and teachers had the once in a lifetime chance to travel to different countries. Sophomore Kim Auzat visited Panama in mid-June with her church. "It was really cool, we saw a lot and it was a huge culture shock. It took a while to get used to, especially because I didn't...

Renovated science wing packed with potential

Renovated science wing packed with potential

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Last April, Rockwood passed Proposition T, a 95.5 billion dollar bond issue, with a 67.8% vote. The bond issue allowed Lafayette to renovate the new science wing, which was ready for students with the start of the 2017-2018 school year. The renovation includes new science rooms, lab equipment, and classroom...

Still bleeding black and gold

Still bleeding black and gold

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Tyler Manne, son of Varsity Head Football Coach Boyd Manne, grew up as a Lancer. Once playing for Lafayette, Tyler now coaches for the Kirkwood Pioneers. Although he took home the win for the Pioneers on Friday, September 1 against the Lafayette, Tyler's true Lancer pride still lives on.

Out & About: Snow Factory

Out & About: Snow Factory

Jessica Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Over the summer there has been widespread news about an ice cream shop named Snow Factory. Although, it seems like a typical ice cream place, there is something unique about how they create it. Instead of just scooping the ice cream for you, they use natural ingredients and a cream base to make it...

Bite of the Bagel: Solar Eclipse

Bite of the Bagel: Solar Eclipse

August 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

In this episode of "Bite of the Bagel", we sent out our man on the street, Nick Koester (a.k.a Bagel Bites), to see what Lafayette was up to during the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21.

Eye On Art: AP Studio

Eye On Art: AP Studio

Gehrig Prozorowski, Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features

AP Studio Art students recently submitted their artwork to the College Board for AP Exam grading following a yearlong effort to create numerous pieces. The AP Studio Art includes three distinct courses: 2-D Design, Drawing and 3-D design. Students complete a portfolio regarding one of the cour...

Out & About: Grant’s Farm Food Trucks

Out & About: Grant’s Farm Food Trucks

Megan McFarland, Reporter

May 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Out and About

Kicking off summer celebrations is Memorial Day which falls on Monday, May 29. Memorial Day is a great time to celebrate, while also remembering those who have served our country. The St. Louis area has a plethora of music festivals, events and fun during Memorial Day weekend, as well as parades in ...

Hula Rula: Tenny finding her confidence with YouTube channel

Hula Rula: Tenny finding her confidence with YouTube channel

Clare Mullherin, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Kylee Tenny, sophomore, has a hula hooping love she enjoys sharing with the world via YouTube. When Tenny was younger, she was afraid to speak in front of others and to help herself get over that fear she decided to first share her abilities at her eighth grade talent show. "When I was younger,...

Out and About: Ballwin Texas Roadhouse

Out and About: Ballwin Texas Roadhouse

Ty Prozorowski, Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Out and About

A new Texas Roadhouse is slated to be built in Ballwin, MO following the closing and demolition of Señor Pique’s. There are already four Texas Roadhouse’s in the St. Louis area located in: Kirkwood, St. Charles, Arnold and O’Fallon. However, none of the locations are very close to the Lafayette...

Out and About: Menchies satisfies all sweet cravings

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Out and About

It's almost summertime, and with the typical St. Louis weather being hot, humid and miserable, ice cream is probably the classic treat to satiate all sweet tooth needs. Menchies has four locations scattered around the St. Louis area- one at the Town and Country crossing, Gravois Bluffs, Heritage...

Five Questions: Derek Schreiner

Five Questions: Derek Schreiner

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Derek Schreiner, freshman, was given five questions about baseball and his thoughts on MLB teams. Q: What is your favorite part about playing baseball for Lafayette? Schreiner: "I enjoy hanging out with my teammates." Q: What are you looking forward to about this upcoming baseball season? Schreiner:...