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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 6 hours ago

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...

Missouri History Museum uses hands-on experience for latest exhibit

Vedha Inampudi and Sam Walowitz February 29, 2024

The Missouri History Museum opened a new exhibit called Coloring STL in August of 2022. It explores St.Louis's architectural history by enlisting the community to draw and color all over the walls. The...

During  2023s Trivia Night, senior Kyle Schwallie was gifted a Dairy Queen Certificate since it was his birthday. The theme for the night in 2023 was Hollywood, and this years theme is Time Warp Trivia.

LHS Trivia Night to be held Feb. 24

Sonya Sud, Editor in Chief February 20, 2024

On Feb. 24, the Class of 2026 will be hosting a trivia night in the Commons. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and trivia will begin at 7 p.m. The event is themed “Time Warp Trivia” with questions from...

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...

Freaky Friday cast, crew work together to create comedy musical

Natalie Soest, Digital Media Staff February 7, 2024

This year, Lafayette Theatre Company is performing Freaky Friday under the direction of Michael Swindle and Dan Horst on Feb. 8-10 with shows beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Home Town Ticketing...

In the center of 31 Art Gallery, a large board is filled with sticky notes. Amy Minnick, one of the gallery owners, adapted the exhibit from an article she saw online.

Out and About: 31 Art Gallery

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager January 31, 2024

31 Art Gallery, located in North Hampton, includes work from 10 local artists along with three current guest artists. The gallery is typically open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with special hours for exhibits. Jarred...

New Front Office secretary Amy Danner said when she first heard about the job position, she was thrilled for the opportunity. 

“I thought working around my kids would be neat. I’m also a big fan of Lafayette, the staff are amazing.” Danner said.

People of Lafayette: Amy Danner

Rachel Emma Saferite, News Staff January 29, 2024

Amy Danner is the new secretary in the Front Office at Lafayette. After being a marketing manager at a small software company for nine years, then being a stay-at-home mom for 10, Danner said she was...

In order to meet Federal Student Aid application deadlines, many local resources, including Lafayette counselors, are available for one-on-one meetings. Even if you think your college is paid for, we still heavily recommend going ahead and filing the FAFSA so that you dont lose out on any opportunities, College and Career counselor Alex Dusenberry said. A lot of four year universities say you can only get scholarships if you complete the FASFA. [Also], it is a requirement that you complete the FSA in order to get A+ credit.

FAFSA deadlines delayed due to congressional push to make changes

Ammu Lanka, News Staff January 25, 2024

*Update: As of last week, the Department of Education announced that FAFSA forms will not be sent to colleges and universities until the first half of March. According to USA Today, this is due the form...

Senior Brianna Stitch donates blood on Jan. 27, 2023. STUCOs blood drive last year. ARC collected 81 pints of blood during last years drive.

STUCO to host annual Blood Drive Jan. 26

Theo Koury, News Staff January 24, 2024

Friday, Jan. 26, STUCO will be hosting its annual Blood Drive in the Back Gym. Students can sign up to donate blood through the American Red Cross website. Once on the website, enter sponsor code 'LafayetteHS'...

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Behind the byline

Sonya Sud, Editor in Chief January 19, 2024

Principal Karen Calcaterra surprises Natasha Fischer with flowers and a balloon Feb. 7, 2022 after she was selected as Teacher of the Year. The following year, she left LHS to become an Administrative Intern at Kellison Elementary.

Former drama teacher returns as Assistant Principal

Samantha Haney, Opinions Editor / Legend Social Media Manager January 19, 2024

After working as an Administrative Assistant at Kellison Elementary School from 2022-2024, former Lafayette drama teacher Natasha Fischer will be returning as a Lancer in the 2024-2025 school year. She...

Wearing his neck guard, junior Matthew Ridgeway skates away from his defender. Ridgeway was happy to wear a neck guard once Lafayette required it. “You never know whats gonna happen, so you should wear a neck guard,” Matthew said.

A new safety check

Eshwar Murali, Sports Editor January 17, 2024

In Sheffield, England, one accident has changed the landscape of safety in hockey. On Oct. 28, former NHL player Adam Johnson died from a neck cut by another player’s skate in the UK’s Elite Ice Hockey...

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