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Five Questions: Jayda Griffin

Five Questions: Jayda Griffin

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

March 7, 2018

Starting this 2017-2018 school year, Lafayette's Asian Culture Club was created. Junior Jayda Griffin is the club's vice president and also a member of the Anime Club. Q: What's your favorite thing about school? A: Definitely the clubs. I'm in the Anime Club and I'm the vice president of the...

Polls open for National Geographic 2018 Student Photo Contest

Polls open for National Geographic 2018 Student Photo Contest

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

February 23, 2018

Over 5,000 entries were entered into this year's annual National Geographic Student Photo Contest. Twenty-eight finalists were selected, one of them being Lafayette's own senior Isabel Donovan. After her great-grandfather passed, two years ago Donovan and her family decided to go on a trip to Tanzania,...

New dress code rule flourishes in 2017-2018 school year

New dress code rule flourishes in 2017-2018 school year

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

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: Nassim Oufattole

Five Questions: Nassim Oufattole

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

February 9, 2018

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

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, News and Features Editor

February 5, 2018

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

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

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

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, Ad Manager

January 30, 2018

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

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

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...

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