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Pi Day celebrates the mathematical symbol of pi. People like math teacher Kevin OGorman have celebrated by eating pie and pizza on March 14.

Pi Day offers opportunity to learn more about symbol, eat pie

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager March 14, 2024

In past years, math teacher Kevin O'Gorman has celebrated Pi Day with his classes. It's a day that celebrates the symbol pi (π), which represents the ratio between circumference and diameter. Pi is an...

March 1 is National Compliment Day. A theory taught in AP Psychology mentions the benefits of both giving and receiving compliments.

Listen In: Giving compliments provides benefits for giver, receiver

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager March 1, 2024

On this episode of Listen In, social studies teacher Krista Silvernail sat down with Opinions Editor Samantha Haney to discuss the positive psychological impacts of compliments for National Compliment...

Throughout her house, junior Jessica Guan has decorations for the Lunar New Year. Her favorite are the fish, which promise auspiciousness.

Listen In: Lunar New Year celebration holds tradition, culture

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager February 14, 2024

On this episode of Listen In, junior Jessica Guan sits down with Opinions Editor Samantha Haney to discuss the importance of the Lunar New Year in Chinese culture. Since she was a child, Guan has celebrated...

Class of 2011 graduate Charles Zimmerman (middle) is paired with Bonne Bedingfield (left) and Rabiha Sami (right) to form the Sugar Bandits, a culinary arts team on Holiday Wars. Team Sugar Bandits went into the finale and finished 2nd out of nine teams.

Listen In: Competition show builds friendship, learning opportunities

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager December 20, 2023

On this episode of Listen In, Class of 2011 graduate Charles Zimmerman sat down with Multimedia Editor Samantha Haney after his recent competition in season 5 of Holiday Wars, a baking competition...

To introduce kids to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, gifted teacher Shannon Batt put together a display. She is a certified Choctaw artist and was able to teach gifted students at Lafayette the art of beading.

Listen In: Native American Heritage Month offers gifted teacher opportunity to teach culture

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager November 30, 2023

On this episode of Listen In, gifted teacher Shannon Batt sat down with Multimedia Editor Samantha Haney to discuss her experience as a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She has been able to...

To build the frame for the Car Club’s go-kart, sophomore Adit Swami cuts metal in his garage. Working with sophomore Logan Martin’s dad, Matt Martin, Swami learns more about metal working and takes back to teach the other members of the club.

Listen In: Car debate leads friends to form new club

Samantha Haney and Neel Patil October 10, 2023

Car Club is a new, non-school-sponsored club that has started meeting outside of school, giving students an opportunity to learn engineering skills. Sophomore Adit Swami sat down with reporter Neel...

Listen In: Heart Health Month sparks reflections on soccer tryouts

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager February 8, 2023

When sophomore Thomas Steiger woke up on the morning of soccer tryouts, he wasn't expecting to end the day in the hospital. Athletic trainer Eric Doherty used an AED on Steiger to stabilize him until the...

Listen In: Student experienced cultural shifts with Japanese-American family, move to America

Juli Mejia, Editor In Chief October 25, 2022

Ever since she came back from Japan, freshman Akiko Field has seen notable differences in American culture. From differences in culture at home and school to differences in overall experience, Field talks...

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Listen In: Asian American, Pacific Islander Month inspires pride in culture

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager May 20, 2022

Sophomore Chris Songco discusses growing up in a Philippine household and how it has affected him. Along with this, Songco discusses balancing growing up with both American and Philippine cultures.

Listen In: Book promotes autism awareness, acceptance

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager April 21, 2022

Language arts teacher Melissa Schumacher discusses the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon and how it allows students to understand autism from the perspective of the...

To recognize Black History Month, the library created a display of diverse books. Reading books with diverse characters can be a way to widen perspectives.

Listen In: Taking a pause during Black History Month

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager February 26, 2022

Guidance Department Chair Terence Small discusses Black History Month. Small talks about how reflecting back on all the different parts of history will let people see history through a more diverse lens...

College and Career counselors Alex Dusenberry and Sarah Hicks speak about what they do at their office and how they can help seniors decide which college option benefits them the most. The seniors met during AcLab on Aug. 26 to learn information about the upcoming school year.

Listen In: Traditional vs. non-traditional college options

Sam Haney November 29, 2021

College and career counselors Sarah Hicks and Alex Dusenberry discuss what students can do after high school. From the traditional two-year or four-year college route to a trade school or an apprenticeship,...

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