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The poster for Guitar Olympics hangs over the whiteboard in the guitar teacher Traci Boltons classroom. Although this was the first year of the event, Bolton said the idea started last year. We were stacking our footrests, and we thought we should make it a competition. Then we thought, what else could we do? We could do cable wrapping and getting picks out of the guitar. We started thinking about all the things we do in class, so we started making events, Bolton said.

Guitar Ensemble brings Olympic spirit to Fine Arts

Jack Daws and Molly Brim March 2, 2022

This year, the Fine Arts Teacher Traci Bolton decided to organize a special event for her Guitar Ensemble class. Since the Winter Olympics occurred in February, Bolton decided to call the event Guitar...

Sophomore Ezra Leslie stands and plays Petes Groove on the trombone at the Rockwood Jazz Festival in front of other bands and parents. Leslie has enjoyed being in the jazz band because of the unique style of music he has been exposed to. “The articulations and patterns are just fun to play [on the trombone],” Leslie said.

Jazz Festival displays talent from Rockwood schools

Devan Ellison, Staff Reporter January 16, 2022

  On Jan. 12 at Lafayette High School, the Lafayette Jazz Band hosted the Rockwood Jazz Festival. The event took place from 6:30- 8 p.m. The Rockwood Jazz Festival is an annual tradition where...

Later in the night, junior Kaitlyn Helm sings and plays her original song, Find Me. In her first run of the song, Helms microphone was off and she needed to start the song over. I feel like the first time weirdly gave me a way to get comfortable in the space. I’m definitely someone who has struggled on stage with nerves in the past and on that second try I got to go in a lot more confident. I know what I’m doing, I know what things I want to tweak and I was one of the only people who could’ve heard it, Helm said.

Coffee House features variety of performers

Morgan Vehige November 8, 2021

Sponsored by guitar teacher Traci Bolton and Tuesday Night Rock Band (TNRB), Coffee House featured 19 sets with a medley of performers on Nov. 4 in the Lafayette Commons. Composed of individual...

Wadsworth, the butler, played by junior Micah Bounds, explains to the rest of the characters how he believed the evenings events resulted in mutliple murders. His first accusation was that the character Mrs. Peacock had committed the murders.

Lafayette Theatre performs Fall Play, Classic Mystery Game

Makayla Archambeault October 21, 2021

From Oct. 14-16, Lafayette Theatre Company (LTC) performed their Fall Play, Classic Mystery Game, a parody of Clue that mirrored the characters and premise of the storyline.

After the whistle blows, players rush toward each other at the line of scrimmage. On Oct. 1, Lafayette fell to Marquette, 25-6 at the Lafayette Homecoming Game. We didnt get the job done. It wasnt for lack of effort, or being prepared, we just lost. It happens. I wouldnt want to have played that game with anyone else, senior lineman Tommy Hagan said.

Lancers take on Mustangs under the lights for Homecoming

Janka Gerber October 13, 2021

Homecoming week took place Sept. 27-Oct. 2, including events such as the Homecoming Dance, Pep Assembly and football game. The game took place on Oct. 1, with the Lancers taking on the Marquette Mustangs....

Junior Lily Ware signals the second out of the first inning as senior Gina Betancourt-Diaz, Carr, freshman Addison Penn and senior Kaley Adzick celebrate on the mound.

Lancer softball wins first home game of season 3-0

Makayla Archambeault September 2, 2021

After a devastating 10-0 loss against Francis Howell Central on Monday, Aug. 30, the Lafayette's softball team bounced back with a 3-0 win against Francis Howell on Wednesday, Sept. 1. The team's record...

On May 20, the girls soccer team won the District Championship.

Kinner’s OT goal brings girls soccer its first District Championship since 2011

Sophia Scheller May 24, 2021

The Lady Lancers had been down twice on May 20 against Eureka. First, they were down 1-0, and then were down again 2-1. But for this team, a comeback was inevitable. Girls soccer Head Coach Melissa...

In the fourth quarter, junior Lily Zehner dribbles the ball past the half court line. The Kirkwood defense fell short on Jan. 5 when the Lady Lancers scored 51 points.

Girls basketball defeats Kirkwood 51-44 in post-Break rematch

Morgan Vehige January 7, 2021

The Lady Lancers fell to the Kirkwood Pioneers on Dec. 29 by a score of 44-36. That game was the end of a five-game losing streak for the team, and their record went to .500 at 6-6. In their first...

After the Oct. 27 victory against the Eureka Wildcats, the Lancers run into a group hug to celebrate their win.

Lancers shut down Wildcats in District semifinal game

Sophia Scheller October 29, 2020

On Oct. 27, the Lady Lancer volleyball team faced elimination to the Wildcats in the Class 5 District 3 girls volleyball tournament hosted by Borgia. It wasn't the first time the Lancers had come head...

Bright breaks the tackle and runs over a Ladue player.

Football tops Ladue in first home game of season

Sophia Scheller October 12, 2020

On Oct. 9, after battling county restrictions on sports due to COVID-19, the Lancers had their first home game of the season against Ladue. The Lancers beat the Rams 44-38 to move their record to 1-1....

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