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Walking the runway

Walking the runway

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On December 1, Lafayette seniors Molly Carrier, Francesca Castleburg, Autumn Greenlee, Rita Hoffman and Allison Palmer attended the Lindenwood University Fashion Show, where they walked the runway, modeling outfits they designed and produced.

Girls basketball shoots for another strong season

Girls basketball shoots for another strong season

Addie Watson, Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Sophomore Maddie Chester, a 5 foot, 10 inch guard on the girls basketball team, describes last basketball season with one word: energetic. Last season, the team finished as District runner-ups and had a record of 18 wins and eight losses, their best record since the 2011-2012 season when they finished wi...

Coffee House exhibits student talent, creativity

Coffee House exhibits student talent, creativity

Annika Renganathan, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On November 8, performing arts students and staff gathered to display their creative abilities through spoken word poetry and musical performances. The show is organized and coordinated through Traci Bolton, guitar teacher, and is named "Coffee House" due to the sound and style of the show.

Wrestling hopes for another successful season

Wrestling hopes for another successful season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the wrestling team was three places shy of winning the program’s second State title in their history. This season, they are working to improve and win their first State title since 1992. Head Coach Jonathon Sumner knows his team has put in plenty of hard work over the summer and fall, a...

Libraries in a new era

Libraries in a new era

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video, Video

Libraries have been a staple in communities for years, but what happens to them when everything has become digitalized? Will libraries become obsolete? After the Daniel Boone library reopened on October 25th, we talked to librarians, students and residents to find out why libraries matter to them, especially...

Marketplace Craft Fair raises funds for band program for 20 years

Marketplace Craft Fair raises funds for band program for 20 years

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The 20th annual Marketplace Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2. The fair, held by Band Boosters, raises money for Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Lancer Regiment, Home Court Advantage, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble and Winter Color Guard. All of the proceeds go to many of the fees that these...

Bringing back the music

Bringing back the music

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

Lafayette alumni Tim Aven and Thomas Heney returned to Lafayette on Monday, November 27 to perform at lunch after graduating almost six years ago with the Class of 2012. While at Lafayette, Aven helped start Tuesday Night Rock Band, which still performs today. Aven and Heney just released Pass It A...

Night at the casino

Night at the casino

Lucas Nickerson, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

Senior sons and fathers gathered at Amini's Galleria on Saturday, November 11 for the Father/Son Casino Night. Participants were able to play poker along with the other games on the floor as they socialized with fellow students and fathers.

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

Jessie 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...