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Turning the page

Turning the page

Annika Renganathan, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Daniel Boone Library reopened to the public on Oct. 25 after being closed for renovation for nearly a year. The renovation added 10,000 square feet and includes new features such as a “Discovery Zone” for kids, new quiet rooms, an updated collection of books and much more.

Lafayette hosts annual Coffee House

Lafayette hosts annual Coffee House

Amisha Paul, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Photos, Top Stories

Breaking barriers on the ice

Breaking barriers on the ice

Jessica Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Katy Reed, senior, has always been interested in hockey and has played since eighth grade. Taking to hockey required convincing initially. "I started just before eighth grade and immediately wanted to be goalie. I had always been fascinated with the position, and my parents finally caved in and let...

Student athletes commit to college sports on Signing Day

Student athletes commit to college sports on Signing Day

Natalie Karlsson, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Signing Day, scheduled for Nov. 15 at 2:10 p.m., is an event for seniors who are committing themselves to collegiate sports. They sign the National Letter of Intent each season, and this November is the Fall Early signing period. There are two other signings throughout the year. The event takes place...

Guidance and Counseling Office releases second semester information

Guidance and Counseling Office releases second semester information

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

As first semester comes to a close, preparation for the second half of the 2017-2018 school year takes the forefront. On Monday, Nov. 20, a late start, second-semester schedules will be released at 8 am. Put in effect at the beginning of this school year, students must fill out an online form to...

Lafayette musicians chosen for All-Suburban Band and Orchestra

Lafayette musicians chosen for All-Suburban Band and Orchestra

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

This 2017-2018 school year, 11 Lafayette students have been picked for the All-Suburban Honors Band. Katie Locke - Flute (11th Chair) Sarah Locke - Clarinet (19th Chair) Sammy Lawson - Bass Clarinet (1st Alternate) Emily Dobson - Alto Saxophone (5th chair) Liam Newman - Baritone Saxophone (1st ...

A peek into Cheer for Charity

A peek into Cheer for Charity

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette high school is hosting their ninth annual Cheer for Charity event for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, an organization that provides housing and other necessities for underprivileged families and youths. Lafayette's own cheerleading team and Escadrille team will be performing along with...

As Seen In The Image: Lafayette’s Dirtiest Secrets

As Seen In The Image: Lafayette’s Dirtiest Secrets

Jack Weaver and Amisha Paul

November 10, 2017


Filed under Additional Information, As Seen In The Image, News, School News, Top Stories

We swabbed different areas around the school to see just how quickly germs can grow on everyday surfaces. This slideshow consists of additional tests we didn't include on page six of the print edition....

Boys cross country reflects on fifth place State finish

Boys cross country reflects on fifth place State finish

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

On Nov. 4, the boys cross country team and senior Mollie Rogan competed in the State Championship Meet in Jefferson City, MO. After placing third in both the District and Sectional Meet, Rogan was the only runner on the girls team to advance to State. Rogan finished in 81st place at State. T...

Lafayette hosts STEM night to promote sciences

Lafayette hosts STEM night to promote sciences

Amisha Paul, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Spearheaded by senior Jojo Lu, the idea for STEM night originated from some of his missed opportunities as a sophomore and a junior. “There were a lot of STEM-related things that I missed in my years of high school, that I wish I had known about earlier,” Lu said.  “I don’t want other sophomores...

LHS Orchestra Festival allows orchestra students to improve their abilities

LHS Orchestra Festival allows orchestra students to improve their abilities

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

November 3, 2017


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

Orchestra students will take part in the first ever LHS Orchestra Festival this Saturday, Nov. 4. "The Orchestra Festival is an opportunity for all of the orchestra students to experience playing in a small, chamber ensemble," Orchestra Director Steve Patton said. Students can also choose to perform...

Bite of the Bagel: Pumpkin Spice

Bite of the Bagel: Pumpkin Spice

Lucas Nickerson, Clay Komor, and Nick Koester

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

October means pumpkin spice everything. From lattes to bread to chocolate, pumpkin spice is everywhere. In this episode of Bite of the Bagel, we had people try pumpkin spice chocolate and tell us what they thought of it.