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Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

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Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

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Sonya Sud

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief

Grade: Senior

Pronouns: She/Her

Years on Staff: 3

Hobbies and Interests: Reading, Netflixing (yes, I made Netflix a verb)

Favorite Quote: “Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” - Dr. Seuss

Favorite Hot Take: Sleep is for the weak.

Fun Fact: My favorite food is lemons!

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ROTC and STUCO members load cans onto the Circle of Concern truck Nov. 20. Lancers collected a total of 8,796 cans.

Lancers collect 8,796 cans during annual drive

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
November 21, 2023
On Aug. 15, senior Kate Kilmer went to Mimis Prom dress shop to try on some dresses. The blue dress on the left is the dress Kilmer bought for Homecoming this year. As an influencer for the shop, Kilmer has a promo code and when people use that code, it gives her a discount on her dresses.

People of Lafayette: Kate Kilmer

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
September 19, 2023
The Manternach family spends a day at Gulf Shores, Alabama in 2009.  Since Dana’s melanoma diagnosis in 2008, her family has paid more attention to sun care, especially during trips to the beach.  “We take constant breaks. We try to reapply [sunscreen] every hour and a half to two hours,” Dana said.

The dangers of UV

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
May 31, 2023
During an overnight shift as an EMT, Class of 2021 grad Rebecca Atteberry and her co-workers visit the Washington Monuments. Atteberry and her co-workers decided to go visit the monuments to celebrate Atteberrys first shift.

Take it from me: Rebecca Atteberry

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
May 9, 2023
Class of 2021 grad Anna Savacool dances for the Florida State University Golden Girls Dance Team. This is her second year on the team and her team got picked at the U.S. National Team this year and got to compete in the world finals.

Take it from me: Anna Savacool

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
April 27, 2023
Spanish teacher Sarah Masterson had both of her bathroom passes missing for a few weeks. Because of this, students werent allowed to use the bathroom, None of my kids could use the bathroom because we didn’t have any bathroom passes left, Masterson said. Additionally, Masterson put a sign up next to where passes usually hang that read no bathroom until pass is returned.

New hall pass system raises challenges

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
April 5, 2023
At the 2022 blood drive on Jan. 28, social studies teacher Vincent Deblasi donates blood.  This year, the drive will be on Jan. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

STUCO to host annual blood drive on Jan. 27

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
January 24, 2023
There are six candidates running in the school board elections this year. Three positions are open for three-year terms.

School board candidates file for election

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
January 10, 2023
Freshman Emi Limon competes in the 2022 World Kickboxing and Karate Union Championship in Wales. Even though Limon has only been doing karate for three years, he won four medals at the October competition— a gold medals in Weapons with Music and Korean Forms, a silver medal in Hardstyle Forms and a bronze medal in Weapons with no Music.

Kicking the competition

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
December 15, 2022
The Fermions team participates in a STEM night outreach event at Eureka Elementary School. During the STEM night, members taught the elementary school kids how their robot works and the kids learned how to drive it.

Robotics Club adds third team

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
December 9, 2022
In Lafayettes 49-0 routing of Northwest on Sept. 16, sophomore QB Jack Behl avoids the defense as he fades back to pass. Behl threw for two touchdowns in the game.

Lancers head into Battle of 109 with 4-2 record

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
October 6, 2022
The Fine Arts Festival will be April 22 and April 23. the festival will feature art displays, a Guitar Festival, kids crafts, local artist demos, Solo and Ensemble Acts and an improv show.

New Fine Arts Festival to start April 22

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
April 20, 2022
Class of 2020 Cailey Bingham at the 2020 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Districts at St. Louis University. The 2022 FBLA State Leadership conference will take place around Springfield, MO at different places like the University Plaza Hotel, EXPO Center, and JQH Arena at Missouri State University from April 10-12.

FBLA, HOSA prepare for upcoming State competitions

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
February 23, 2022
Sophomore Katie Rattenborg’s home book shelf is currently organized by genre, where her favorite books tend to be on the bottom, and the top is more random. In the past, Rattenborg has organized her books by color, as well as the last name of authors.

Fully Booked

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
February 9, 2022
As part of making sure his skills are improving, sophomore Lucas Brown practices the marimba during AcLab. Brown is usually in band for AcLab once a week to practice his solos and other pieces.

Marching to the beat of his own drum

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
January 25, 2022
One of Vincent Van Gogh’s series, known as Vase of Flowers, includes several oil based paintings. It was completed in June of 1890 and is currently displayed at the Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit at Saint Louis Galleria.

Out and About: Beyond Van Gogh Museum

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
December 3, 2021
I Love to Write Day was established by author John Riddle in 2002 to inspire people, especially students, to write. According to, The aim is to get people to sit down and put something on paper or on a computer, however short and in whatever style, kick-starting their writing and giving them confidence through being part of a global movement.

Finding the write words

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
November 15, 2021
In preparation for the 2021-2022 yearbook, Legend sports editor senior Paige Halter works on one of her assignments. Yearbooks are typically finished at the end of a school year and are given to students around the beginning of the following school year.

2022 Legend early bird sales to end Oct. 29

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
October 21, 2021
In lieu of meat, vegetables provide a majority of nutrients needed in a vegetarian diet. New plant-based burgers are starting to become popular, offering vegetarians an alternative to meat.

Living on the Veg

Sonya Sud, News Editor in Chief
October 15, 2021
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