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New dress code rule flourishes in 2017-2018 school year

New dress code rule flourishes in 2017-2018 school year

Naomi Saegusa, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, What's up with that?

Lafayette began allowing students to wear hats in the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. The new dress code rule involving hats was one of many policies discussed in a series of meetings starting with faculty members in January, and eventually parents, students and teachers in April. “W...

Five Questions with Nassim Oufattole

Five Questions with Nassim Oufattole

Grace Kirtley, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Five Questions, Humans of Lafayette

Since 2005, 39 Lafayette students have applied to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and three have gotten accepted, with a total of eight students accepted in all Rockwood high schools. This year, senior Nassim Oufattole was accepted and will be attending MIT in the fall. Q: What has MIT meant to ...

Made for Music

Made for Music

Emma Grant, Legend Video Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Sophomore Aden Black has been writing her own songs since middle school. Aside from that, she's in Tuesday Night Rock band, School of Rock and her own band, Recycle. You can find her and her original music on YouTube here.

Out and About: 360 STL

Out and About: 360 STL

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

A few weekends back, I had the pleasure of eating at 360 STL for a friend's birthday, a beautiful rooftop restaurant in Downtown St. Louis. Not only does this restaurant and bar have a fantastic location, the top floor of the Hilton, but the food was very tasty, as well as affordable. 360 STL has...

#MandatoryAttendance

#MandatoryAttendance

Jimmy Bowman, Special Projects Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Lafayette Lancers take on the Eureka Wildcats at 7 p.m. on Feb. 6 at home. According to the Superfans, attendance for Tuesday's rivalry game is mandatory.

Bite of the Bagel: The Big Game

Bite of the Bagel: The Big Game

Nick Koester, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Video, Video

The Philadelphia Eagles are facing the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this Sunday, Feb. 4. We set out to ask for peoples' predictions and find out whether or not they knew of Tom Brady.

Last time I… Did Slam Poetry

Last time I… Did Slam Poetry

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features, The Last Time I...

Meet Melina Hudak. She's a junior who's been performing slam poetry for three years. Hudak started off her poetry career in eighth grade and has never turned back. "I read Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein in third grade and was inspired by it. So I started writing poetry as a form of self-...

Czech, Please!

Czech, Please!

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Kathleen Palecek is a traveling English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher. She comes to Lafayette during the evenings to teach English to students of foreign background. The English language plays a critical role for these students to assimilate into the American society. Originally from...

Gaming in the library

Gaming in the library

Lucas Nickerson and Jonah Nickerson

January 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Friday, Jan. 12, the library hosted a Super Smash Bros. Four tournament. A group of students came up with the idea as they wanted to improve on a previous Smash Brothers tournament hosted two years ago. With approval from librarian Nichole Ballard-Long, the tournament garnered 54 total participants.

Out and About: Sheridan’s Frozen Custard

Out and About: Sheridan’s Frozen Custard

Abby Karandjeff, Reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Out and About

Sheridan's Frozen Custard is a family-friendly business with options for people of any taste. From concretes to sundaes to smoothies, Sheridan's has an endless array of choices and combinations. Their motto, "Wowie! That's fresh!",  perfectly describes this restaurant's treats. They use fresh ingre...

Irvin enjoys first semester at Lafayette

Irvin enjoys first semester at Lafayette

Jimmy Bowman, Special Projects Editor

January 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Associate Principal Dr. Matthew Irvin joined the Lafayette administration and Lafayette community last summer. Irvin appreciates the earnest work at Lafayette and is looking forward to his future at the school.

Yarbrough pursues passion in music

Yarbrough pursues passion in music

Jimmy Bowman, Special Projects Editor

December 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Senior Wil Yarbrough has had a passion for music ever since he was young. In eighth grade, Yarbrough began teaching himself how to play the guitar. Since then, he has developed his music and begun recording songs.