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The Impact of Mental Preparation

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, baseball and nine other spring sports had their seasons canceled. Senior and junior athletes leave their thoughts on their athletic careers at Lafayette and the season that might have been.

Elizabeth Elliott and Makayla Archambeault

May 22, 2019

Mental preparation is defined as “the act of mentally preparing oneself for a performance," whether it be academics, athletics or fine arts, a lot of practice and preparation is required to achieve the desired outcome. Along with physical preparation, mental preparation is often a large aspect of one...

A look into ALARP, unique language arts class

A look into ALARP, unique language arts class

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

May 15, 2019

Advanced Language Arts Research and Presentation (ALARP) is a class unique to Rockwood School District. Though a demanding course, many who take ALARP say it’s beneficial to them through the emphasis on presentation and research along with the common Language Arts curriculum. ...

College Board redesigns AP World History curriculum

The College Board decided on cutting the AP world curriculum into two halves.

Amisha Paul and Delaney Stulce

February 13, 2019

After the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year, the College Board will eliminate the entire first half of the AP World History curriculum. The course, which currently splits world history dating back 10,000 years into 6 sections, will now only cover the latter 3 sections beginning at 1200 C.E... to read more, click on the graphic above....

Sexism in sports

Before a home softball game against Francis Howell North on Oct. 1, the softball team huddles together. The team won 6-0.

Kayla Carpenter and Sophia Scheller

February 6, 2019

It’s the day before the girls basketball team's home game. The team asks Lafayette Superfans to tweet a reminder about their game, but there is no tweet posted; however, for the boys game, a tweet with several emojis and GIFs is posted, and as a result, the boy's game has an overflowing, tumultuous student section compared to the few parents and adm...

Artists at Lafayette

Artists at Lafayette

Grayden Kurtz and Jacob Ward

December 4, 2018

Take a look into the various forms of artistic expression below, ranging from painting, photography and writing. ...

Mental illness, what LHS is doing about it

Mental illness, what LHS is doing about it

Hayden Cottrell, News Editor

November 17, 2018

Each year, 44,965 Americans die by suicide, Lafayette is aiming to lower the numbers through school programs to raise awareness of mental health. ...

The haunting at LHS

The haunting at LHS

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Teacher Trick-or-Treat Math depart. competes in annual themed costume competition Lafayette's Mathematics Department has gained a bit of a reputation for the creative group costumes they roll out each year in time for Halloween. Some of their most memorable costume from previous years have inc...

Flipped classrooms turn tables for student learning

Karena Wong, senior, and Rosanne Gerami, senior, discuss their groups’ results of the friction during the lab while Aishva Kothari, junior, records the results on her lab sheet.

Shelby Darnell and Maya Manor

October 19, 2018

Rockwood has recently been focusing on intertwining technology with education ranging from the introduction of Chromebooks to usage of Google classroom, as well as utilizing other applications through them. Long before this program even began, teachers introduced technology to the classroom in a diffe...

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash offers variety of food, activities

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018

For the 14th year, St. Louis Home Fires presented the Wildwood BBQ Bash. The event featured fresh food and live entertainment. This is the second year that the event has been held at St. Louis Community College - Wildwood....

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Grace Kirtley and Chloe Baker

September 11, 2018

17 years ago, 19 hijackers, four planes. 2,977 lives lost. 2,977 families’ lives changed. In less than two hours, America had witnessed one of the most heartbreaking and terrorizing attacks on our nation. The memory of this event will forever be burned into America’s history....

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