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St. Louie Style: the fashion cliques of Lafayette

Paige Antolik
August 11, 2012
Filed under Blog, Opinions

Walk around the hallways and a whole bunch of different kids talking to their friends, rushing to class and finishing homework can be seen.  Look closer and discover the different ways people express themselves through their fashion choices. What people wear can say a lot about their personality....

St. Louie Style: Prom night nails

St. Louie Style: Prom night nails

Paige Antolik, Reporter
April 23, 2012
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With Prom approaching quickly, there are many girls stressed about dress alterations, finding the perfect shoes and making hair appointments. But one important aspect that can't be overlooked is nails. With the right nail polish color or design, the perfect "fairy-tale" Prom look can be achieved. Firstly,...

The Courage Within Our School

The Courage Within Our School

Karre Wagner, Reporter
April 16, 2012
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Courage: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger or pain. That is exactly what this month’s character breakfast recognized students for doing. The monthly character breakfast was held Thursday, April 12, 2012, up on the Shelf in the Commons. Every month...

Lack of participation leads to decline in Lunches on the Shelf

McKayla Treat, Asst. Webmaster
April 9, 2012
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During the 2011-2012 school year, the Class of 2012 seniors have only had one "Senior Lunch on the Shelf" event. This event is a time when seniors get to eat lunch on the shelf (or in the courtyard, in this year's case) which is brought from a restaurant in the community. It usually costs under $10,...

The book to cure your Hunger Games pain

The book to cure your Hunger Games pain

Sydnee Stottlemyre, Reporter
April 9, 2012
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Hunger Games is the latest young adult trilogy to capture audiences. And because it isn’t just about a dreamy vampire and hunky werewolf, Hunger Games appeals to everyone; young, old, male, female. And if you’re like me, you had a hard time closing Mockingjay after reading the last page in the fast-...

“The Hunger Games” movie impresses, stays true to book

“The Hunger Games” movie impresses, stays true to book

Eric Deters, Guest Writer
April 8, 2012
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Before attending the early screening of “The Hunger Games,” I had only a small pool of knowledge regarding the trilogy of books that the film was beginning to adapt to the big screen. I had of course seen the number of trailers that had been put out, and it looked very well made, but I didn’t know...

The problem with scare campaigns

The problem with scare campaigns

Robert Hiller, Reporter
April 3, 2012
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An influx of public service announcements (PSAs) appeared across school, brought to us by the Let’s Face It organization in partnership with the Rockwood School District. Let’s Face It has its goals set on creating a smoke-free environment for all St. Louis area residents. While I admire the...

Kony 2012 phenomenon sweeps the Internet enlisting national support

Leanne Beasley, Managing Editor
March 26, 2012
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"Invisible Children uses film, creativity and social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony's rebel war and restore LRA-affected communities in central Africa to peace and prosperity." This is the quote that heads the official Invisible Children website. On Monday March 5, 2012,...

St. Louie Style: Color my world

St. Louie Style: Color my world

Paige Antolik, Reporter
March 5, 2012
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Looking around the majority of my classrooms, no colors seem to pop out at me.  My eyes scan over an endless row of black, grey and white shirts. During New York Fashion Week 2012, colors dominated the runways.  I think we need to take some tips from these debuting lines and start spicing up our...

St. Louie Style: New York Fashion Week

St. Louie Style: New York Fashion Week

Paige Antolik, Reporter
February 27, 2012
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For those in the business, fashion week is year round.  But for those of us still in school, we have one week to fully immerse ourselves into the world of fashion--during New York Fashion Week 2o12. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) started Feb. 9 and ended Feb. 16.  Every...

Snow day that will never come

Snow day that will never come

Karre Wagner
February 16, 2012
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Everyone is watching outside of their windows and refreshing the internet page just waiting for Rockwood to be called off for a snow day. It seems like that snow day will never come. Staff and students have been waiting relentlessly for just one snow day this year. Teachers have been going through...

“The Vow” serves as mediocre romance

“The Vow” serves as mediocre romance

Sydnee Stottlemyre, Reporter
February 15, 2012
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It was something I had written on my calendar for months. It was something I planned a date night around. And it was something I expected to be excellent, starring arguably the two most notable romance actors—Channing Tatum (Leo) and Rachel McAdams (Paige). The Vow turned out to be mediocre, in...