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A never ending summer

A never ending summer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

September 21 is the last day of summer in 2017. This edit was put together this summer by Jimmy Bowman.

My Perspective: Open discussion highlights problems facing region

My Perspective: Open discussion highlights problems facing region

Travis Bodell, Opinions Editors

September 19, 2017


Filed under Blog, Opinions, Top Stories

Tuesday, Sept. 19's open discussion, organized by juniors Shay Campbell and Treasure Smith as part of the protest week, made it clear that the St. Louis area is dealing with divisive opinions and apathy.  Many of the students in attendance need to learn that an open discussion where people share their...

BBQ Bash 2017 takes place at new location

BBQ Bash 2017 takes place at new location

Chloe Baker, Reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The 13th Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 - Sunday, Sept. 24. It will be held for the first time at the St. Louis Community College Wildwood campus. The event features several live bands; The Bottle Rockets, The Big Fire, Funky Butt Brass Band, Kingdom Brothers, the B...

Lancers react to new school pictures

Lancers react to new school pictures

Travis Bodell, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Photo Opinion, Top Stories

School pictures for the 2017-2018 school year were distributed during all three lunch shifts on Sept. 18. We hit the Commons to find out what students really thought about their portraits this year. Retakes are scheduled for Oct. 9 for seniors and Oct. 10 for underclassmen. Watch for details on lance...

Lafayette takes on Marquette in annual Chick-fil-a fundraiser

Lafayette takes on Marquette in annual Chick-fil-a fundraiser

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Not only will Lafayette face off against Marquette on the field this week, but at Chick-fil-a as well. Lafayette is participating in a fundraiser to raise money for Renaissance, and Marquette will also be competing against the Lancers. When Lafayette students purchase food from Chick-fil-a on Wednesday,...

Week of protest organized by students

Week of protest organized by students

Amisha Paul, Travis Bodell, and Jack Weaver

September 17, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

In response to the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley on first-degree murder charges filed after the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011, some Lafayette students have planned a week of events to draw attention to the issues being raised by demonstrators in and around ...

Renovated science wing packed with potential

Renovated science wing packed with potential

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Last April, Rockwood passed Proposition T, a 95.5 billion dollar bond issue, with a 67.8% vote. The bond issue allowed Lafayette to renovate the new science wing, which was ready for students with the start of the 2017-2018 school year. The renovation includes new science rooms, lab equipment, and classroom...

Still bleeding black and gold

Still bleeding black and gold

September 8, 2017


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Tyler Manne, son of Varsity Head Football Coach Boyd Manne, grew up as a Lancer. Once playing for Lafayette, Tyler now coaches for the Kirkwood Pioneers. Although he took home the win for the Pioneers on Friday, September 1 against the Lafayette, Tyler's true Lancer pride still lives on.

Swim team strives for excellence this 2017 season

Swim team strives for excellence this 2017 season

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

September 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Lafayette High School's boys swim team had their first meet of the season on August 26. They got ninth place with a collective score of 92 points. Senior Matthew Reich has a few expectations for his final season on Lafayette's team. "I expect personal improvement from myself and hopefully everyone...

Out & About: Union Loafers & Bread Bakery

Out & About: Union Loafers & Bread Bakery

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

It's been a family tradition of mine to eat out on the weekends, and this weekend was no exception. It was my father's turn to choose which restaurant we would visit this weekend. He decided we should go to Union Loafers and Bread Bakery in Tower Grove. When we got there, the small restaurant was...

LTC holds auditions for 2017 fall play

LTC holds auditions for 2017 fall play

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

It's a brand new school year and that means may things; new students, new teachers and new opportunities to be apart of or watch theater. This fall season the Lafayette Theater Company (LTC) will be presenting their fall play Falling by Deanna Jent. Falling is a story about a family with an 18-y...