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LHS TV & Film students produce promo with KSDK

LHS TV & Film students produce promo with KSDK

LHS TV & Films
March 16
Filed under Features, LHS TV & Films, Video

​Freshmen Nikan Askari and Jamie Korenblat from Ladue High School, along with Waiel Turner and Fattima Al-Yassier from Gateway STEM, produced this promo with KSDK News Channel 5 in St. Louis, MO. Both Askari and Korenblat are in the Broadcast Tech class. ...

Ladue students take on Valentine’s Day

Ladue students take on Valentine’s Day

Hannah Suffian, Writer
February 13
Filed under Features

On one hand, February brings cold weather and short days. On a better note, February means one month closer to spring and two days off of school for President’s Day. In addition, the most celebrated day of the month is Valentine’s Day. Whether you have a special date or will treat yourself to a night...

Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Cindy Wang, Writer
January 18
Filed under Features

“And in first place, with 93 points is… Ladue Horton Watkins High School!”  For the first time in three years, the high school team won first place at state in 2016, guaranteeing them a trip to the Science Olympiad National Tournament. The only way to qualify for Nationals is for a team to...

Red Ribbon week helps start conversations about drug abuse

Red Ribbon week helps start conversations about drug abuse

Julia Biest, Copy Editor
November 1
Filed under Features

Throughout high school, many teenagers will face peer pressure to try alcohol or drugs. This week, Ladue students teamed up with counselor, David Tabscott in order to promote safe and drug free lifestyles. During the week of Oct. 23-27, students, like sophomore Ida Chen, organized various activities...

Cultural Leadership helps students solve social justice issues

Cultural Leadership helps students solve social justice issues

Lily Hauptman, Features editor
October 26
Filed under Features, Top Stories

While many teenagers spend their Sundays lazily lounging on the couch, junior Malone Hanis learns about the communities and the world that surrounds her. Hanis was selected for Class 12 of Cultural Leadership, a program for high schoolers that aims to teach students how to discuss issues around them a...

Junior Hannah Marvin starts her own jewelry business

Junior Hannah Marvin starts her own jewelry business

Sophia Li, News Editor
September 15
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ladue junior Hannah Marvin recently opened an Instagram account, @hmarvsjewelry, to sell her handmade necklaces. She designs her pieces and also takes custom orders. “I started this current store with an inspiration of earthy natural stuff but with a little bit of edge,” Marvin said. “I so...

Chocolates, marshmallows and miles

Chocolates, marshmallows and miles

Gigi Goebel, Features writer
April 1
Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Although an early morning 5k may not appeal to most, the allure of gourmet s’mores might make a difference. This was the thought process behind the creation of Run and Run S’more, a new fundraiser at Ladue High School, which took place Feb. 28. More than 700 people participated in the event by...

Barbie’s New World

Barbie’s New World

Mona Kafaie, Writer
March 25
Filed under Features, Top Stories

  Barbie has undergone a major makeover over the years. Mattel Inc., the American toy company that created and produces the popular doll, recently released a group of Barbie dolls with spectrums of skin colors and body types. Dating back to 1959, Barbie dolls have reached the hearts of many young...

Summer Jobs: Both Fun and Educational

Summer Jobs: Both Fun and Educational

Julia Biest, Web Writer
April 21
Filed under Features, Top Stories

If a student is not on vacation, he should consider getting a summer job. Summer jobs benefit teenagers more than just the extra bit of cash and if students are not on vacation, they should get a summer job. Since most students are under 18, the types of job are limited, but they can still work as...

College Visits: The Freshman Perspective

College Visits: The Freshman Perspective

Julia Biest, Web Writer
March 25
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Instead of the typical beach vacation, for the past two years, I have spent spring break touring colleges for my older siblings while they search for their future schools. After visiting five extremely different colleges: tiny, religious, huge, etc., I now know information on what schools want, that mo...

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