The Lancer Feed

That Was My Jam: Melissa Schumacher

Melissa Schumacher, Class of 1989

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

October 23, 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. Melissa Schumacher, Language Arts   What is a song that reminds you of a special event from when you were in high school? Upt...

Research shows quarantine has strongest sleep disruption on those with pre-existing sleep conditions

While COVID-19 has impacted almost everyone's sleep schedules, whether that be positive or negative, studies show that those with pre-existing sleep conditions have been hit the hardest during the crazy hours of COVID-19.

Hannah Fitts, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2020

Insomnia and other sleep disorders can take a heavy toll on one's physical and mental health. Skimping on quality of sleep can impact an individual's energy, focus, and ability to function during the day. To make for an even bigger challenge, the global coronavirus pandemic has changed and impacted much a...

That Was My Jam: Matt Zahradka

That Was My Jam: Matt Zahradka

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

October 16, 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. Matt Zahradka, ROTC What is a song that reminds you most of a special event from when you were in high school? My Town by the Michael Stanle...

That Was My Jam: Meghan O’Donnell

Meghan O'Donnell,  Class of 2001

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

October 9, 2020

Photo teacher's list of throw back favorites includes pop classics from top 2000s hitmakers

Virtual classes make transition back to American school even more challenging for new student

Junior Fernanda “Nanda” Joao recently moved back to Missouri from Israel and feels conflicted about experiencing high school virtually.

Jack Daws, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2020

While virtual learning has presented new situations and challenges for all students and staff, for one student it has created a special set of challenges. Junior Fernanda “Nanda” Soria Joao came into this virtual learning situation, while also having recently moved to America from another country in th...

Out and About: 10 places to visit this October to enjoy some traditional fall festivities

As fall rolls around, so do the local fall activities. Grab your pumpkin spice latte, cozy sweater and a mask to travel to these fun local areas, from haunted houses to petting zoos.

Juli Mejia, Asst. Web Editor

October 5, 2020

Although COVID-19 has interrupted many peoples normal lives, there are still various options around the St. Louis areas that are moderately safe and allow families to enjoy the season as normal. Here’s a list of 10 different places in the St. Louis area to head this fall for some outdoor fun. 1...

Out and About: Best bike trails to ride in Wildwood area

Out and About: Best bike trails to ride in Wildwood area

Neil Gilchrist, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2020

As the seasons are changing, fall weather is rolling in, but before it gets too cold, here are some of the top spots to grab your bike and go for a ride with some commentary by avid rider and Digital Media Staff member Neil Gilchrist. ...

That Was My Jam: Karen Barber

Karen Barber, Class of 1983

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

October 2, 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. Karen Barber, Secretary What is a song that reminds you of the town you lived in during your high school years and why? Robbie Dupree's Steal Awa...

That Was My Jam: Doug Ell

That Was My Jam: Doug Ell

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

September 25, 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. Doug Ell, Social Studies Department What is a song that reminds you of the town you lived in during high school? Country Grammar by Ne...

That Was My Jam: Scott Beaver

That Was My Jam: Scott Beaver

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

September 18, 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. Scott Beaver, Business Department What song did you listen to when you needed cheering up when you were younger? Turn Off The Lights by Nelly Furtado What song(s) always made you dance in high ...

After celebrating 50th anniversary, St. Louis Children’s Zoo set to close in October

Junior Abby Reitz made her initial memories at the St. Louis Zoo as a young child. In high school, she has spent her time there as part of a volunteer program. In late October, the Emerson Children's Zoo is closing permanently.

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many economic struggles for small businesses and families alike, and while the St. Louis Zoo is taxpayer funded, they recently decided to close the Children's Zoo for good.  In a statement, St. Louis Zoo president and CEO Jefferey Bonner said, “It was a hear...

That Was My Jam: Emily Benner

That Was My Jam: Emily Benner

Kevin Vera, Managing Editor

September 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. Emily Benner, Fine Arts Department What is a song that reminds you of a special moment from high school? I went to the Kenny...

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