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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....

Five Questions with Noah Korenfeld, senior class president

Five Questions with Noah Korenfeld, senior class president

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

October 3, 2018

Noah Korenfeld is the senior class president, a trombone player in the marching band and jazz band, a member of Student Council and the National Honor Society and president of Tri-M, a music honor society that was created this year. What was the process of becoming senior class president? You dec...

Intercultural awareness club aims to “open eyes of Lafayette”

Intercultural awareness club aims to “open eyes of Lafayette”

Grace Kirtley, Lifestyles Editor

September 21, 2018

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

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

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...

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....

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

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, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2018

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

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, Opinions Editor

May 18, 2018

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, Lifestyle Editor

April 16, 2018

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

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...

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