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Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

The Lancer Feed

Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

The Lancer Feed

Noah Hindi, class of 2021, walks back to his seat after receiving his certificate on June 2. In previous years, Graduation was at Chaifetz Arena on St. Louis Universitys (SLU) Campus, but because of COVID-19, SLU cancelled its events. As a result, the 2021 Graduation was held at the POWERplex.

Cap and gown informational meeting to prepare seniors for Graduation

Caoimhe Farris, Staff Reporter October 26, 2021

On Oct. 28, Sam Glennon, a representative from Jostens, will be visiting Lafayette for a presentation on how to purchase caps and gowns for senior graduation. Jostens sells customized items, such as yearbooks...

In preparation for the 2021-2022 yearbook, Legend sports editor senior Paige Halter works on one of her assignments. Yearbooks are typically finished at the end of a school year and are given to students around the beginning of the following school year.

2022 Legend early bird sales to end Oct. 29

Sonya Sud, Staff Reporter October 21, 2021

If students want to get the best price possible for their 2022 yearbook, time is running out for early bird sales. The discounted price of $65 runs out on Oct. 29. After that, until April 30, the yearbook...

The National Honor Society Induction occurs on Nov. 19 in 2020. Because of COVID restrictions, no parents were allowed to attend the previous ceremony and social distancing was strongly enforced.

National Honor Society Induction scheduled for Oct. 19

Andrew Leonard, Ad Manager October 15, 2021

Students will find out on Oct. 15 if they were accepted into the National Honor Society (NHS). On Oct. 19, over 100 students will be officially inducted into the program from 7-8 p.m. in the Theater.  NHS...

 Classic Mystery Game will be performed on Oct. 14, 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. in the Theater. Tickets will be sold for $5 during all lunch shifts starting Oct. 11 and will also be available at the front of the Theater prior to the performances for $8.

LTC set to perform fall play, Classic Mystery Game

Caroline Black, Staff Reporter October 11, 2021

The fall play, Classic Mystery Game, will be performed on Oct. 14, 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. in the Theater. Tickets will be sold for $5 during all lunch shifts starting Oct. 11 and will also be available at...

The Homecoming dance in 2019 occurred in the Commons and was themed Rock of Ages. This year, the Homecoming theme is the Lafayette Olympics.

Rain may change original Homecoming Dance plan to move indoors

Hannah Fitts, Design Editor October 2, 2021

Final decisions about whether or not the Homecoming Dance will be inside or outside are still pending. With possible rain showers throughout the entire day, the original plan for the dance to take...

On a French 4 and Spanish 4 field trip to the University of St. Louis in 2019, Class of 2021 alumni Samreen Khan and Pranavi Pitchyaiah participate in a team-building activity during their junior year. The world language students participated in multiple activities, including a scavenger hunt. This was part of a field trip for World Language Day, where students got the opportunity to visit UMSL.

Rockwood clears way for academic field trips though substitute shortage continues to be problematic

Samantha Haney, Staff Reporter September 29, 2021

"As of this year, we were told that we could not do academic field trips due to the substitute shortage. With the last few weeks, teachers were informed that if we were able to find our own substitutes...

Outside the Freshman Class Offices hangs a piece of paper with the results from the Freshman Class election. The election was over on Sept. 17, and the winners were called into their respective Freshman and Sophomore Class Offices.

Elections winners announced for Freshman, Sophomore Class Boards

Caroline Black, Staff Reporter September 24, 2021

“We sent out a Google Form to all of the freshmen through their email and allowed them to vote for one person for each office. We double checked that everybody that voted was a freshman and made sure...

Lancer Regiment members hold up their necklaces. One of them, senior Austin Hammann, was friends with both Thomas Bedell and Matthew McMillen. “I wear my necklace everyday, everywhere I go, even when I’m not at school,” Hammann said. “Personally, it means always remembering my friends, and I really like having the necklace as something to remember them.”

School groups advocate for mental health awareness through various projects

Jack Daws, Lancer Feed Editor September 23, 2021

“During my time at Lafayette so far, I've seen our school lose some amazing people and it breaks my heart to know that others are struggling,” senior Liv Chanod, a varsity cheer captain, said. When...

The restroom near the West Entrance has been a victim of the Devious Licks. Currently, only the mens restrooms have been effected by the vandalism and theft.

Social media trend leads to vandalism, property damage

Cece Beckmann and Caoimhe Farris September 22, 2021

How far is too far for an online challenge? How far are students willing to go to seem cool or funny on social media? Such an online challenge can cause hundreds of dollars in property damage. It also...

The Rockwood College Fair is to be held on Sept. 22, with representatives from over 100 colleges to be there. The fair is making its return after being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Multiple universities to be represented at Rockwood College Fair

Vijay Viswanathan, Opinions Editor September 22, 2021

"I think [the Rockwood College Fair] is an important time for students and parents to be able to gather as much information as they can about prospective colleges and their specific admissions processes,"...

At the last in-person Homecoming Parade, the theme was Rock of Ages as Lafayette clubs and teams paraded their floats on the route to LHS from Green Pines. This year, the in-person parade returns on Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m with the Olympics theme.

LHS to celebrate in-person Homecoming Week

Caroline Black, Staff Reporter September 21, 2021

Homecoming Week will kickoff on Sept. 27, 2021. Student council (STUCO) members have planned many of the traditional Homecoming events. In the weeks before school was back in session, STUCO members were...

Firefighters arrive at Lafayette High School after an alarm sounds at the school during 1st Hour on Sept. 21.

Fire alarm sounds during 1st Hour

Morgan Vehige and Makayla Archambeault September 21, 2021

Students and staff alike filed out of the building during 1st Hour on Sept. 21 following a ringing fire alarm. Outside, students and staff stood in the drizzling rain while waiting for the fire department...

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