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Intercultural awareness club aims to “open eyes of Lafayette”

Intercultural awareness club aims to “open eyes of Lafayette”

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, Features

The intercultural awareness club is a newly founded club aimed at understanding and enjoying the different cultures found throughout Lafayette. Seniors Sanjana Kumar and Anna Karner studied abroad in Japan and afterward wanted to learn of more cultures with their friends. “It actually st...

Pick 5 Starbucks drinks and we’ll guess your grade

Pick 5 Starbucks drinks and we’ll guess your grade

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

Which do you like better, espresso drinks or colorful, Instagram worthy ones? How about frappucinos or lattes? Iced or hot? Take our quiz to see if your Starbucks menu choices match your grade level and out what grade you truly belong in. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Last Time I… Studied Abroad in Japan

Last Time I… Studied Abroad in Japan

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

September 17, 2018


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

Seniors Anna Karner and Sanjana Kumar traveled to study abroad in Japan during the summer of 2017 from July 8 to 18. Through their experiences in Japan, they were able to see the world from a new perspective. "[We learned about this program because] my friend's mom knows the volunteer coordinat...

Out and About: Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

Out and About: Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

Amisha Paul, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

Over the long Labor Day weekend, I spent my extra day off at the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens. As a St. Louis native for almost 18 years now, I have been meaning to go to this festival for years- and every single year something has come up.  This year, my senior-year bucke...

5 Questions with junior Maddie Chester, softball shortstop

5 Questions with junior Maddie Chester, softball shortstop

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Junior Maddie Chester is the shortstop on the varsity softball team. Three games into the season, she has a .400 batting average with two singles, and she’s helped her team to a a quick 2-1 record. Next, Lafayette's varsity softball team can be seen play Kirkwood, Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 4:30 on the Lafayett...

AP Studio paints mural in Science Hall

AP Studio paints mural in Science Hall

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Lauren Sakowski's AP Studio class started painting a mural the week of May 14 in the science are. The work is being completed by the juniors in the class who have already completed their AP Exam. "I'm simply a worker bee for them," Sakowski said. Discussions about the piece and brainstorming occurred...

Five Questions: Alex Norvell

Five Questions: Alex Norvell

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Many high school students look for ways to express themselves. Lafayette offers many classes and clubs to help teens discover things they enjoy. For sophomore Alex Norvell, music and art classes helped him realize something he has a talent and a passion for. Q: What do you like to do in your spare...

Out and About: The City Museum

Out and About: The City Museum

Natalie Karlsson, Culture Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

One of my favorite places to go just for fun is the City Museum in Downtown St. Louis. The City Museum, re-opened in 1997, used to be a location of the International Shoe Factory. To acknowledge the building;s history, there is a little booth inside the museum that sells shoelaces. Voted the...

Fashion class travels to New York for sightseeing, career insights

Fashion class travels to New York for sightseeing, career insights

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

April 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

From April 4th to 6th, Lafayette and Marquette fashion classes joined to go on a field trip to New York. As a hub of fashion, there was no hesitation in choosing this destination for the trip. Lafayette fashion teacher Erin Hagglund said, "New York is a fashion capital. I have traveled there before...

Five Questions: Alice Yerby

Five Questions: Alice Yerby

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions

Sometimes, a student discovers what they want to make a career out of through a class they take in high school. This was certainly the case with senior Alice Yerby. Q: What’s your favorite thing about school? A: My favorite part of school is probably coming here with my friends, and also I like...

Reichert wins Creative Writing Award

Reichert wins Creative Writing Award

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Humans of Lafayette, Top Stories

Senior Melanie Reichert won second place in the express the music creative writing competition on March 4. The awards ceremony was held during the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra concert at Powell Hall, where Reichert won $200. She was chosen in the top 60 finalists out of 700 entries and won 2nd ...

Head over heels for Europe

Head over heels for Europe

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Humans of Lafayette

Last semester, sophomore Sydney Garcia went to the Netherlands with her parents and younger brother. Garcia moved there for two months at the end of last semester for her dad’s job. While in the Netherlands, Garcia was able to travel to several tourist spots around Europe. Her family was able ...

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