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AP Spanish class pilots service project

AP Spanish class pilots service project

Joel Hsieh, Writer
May 18, 2017
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Might we offer some asistencia? Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, the Ladue AP Spanish Language and Culture class, led by Maritza Sloan, took part in the first year of a pilot program called “AP with WE Service,” in which AP students apply what they learn in class to create a service project tha...

Ladue Quiz Bowl revives their spring tournament

Ladue Quiz Bowl revives their spring tournament

Felix Hu, Writer
April 14, 2017
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On Saturday, the first of April, Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Quiz Bowl team members stood at the school’s doors welcoming competitors for the sixth iteration of the Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament, more commonly referred to as LIST. After the previous Quiz Bowl captain left  in 2015, the t...

Meet the Board of Education Candidates

Meet the Board of Education Candidates

Cindy Wang, Writer
April 6, 2017
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Many concerned students and families attended the Meet The Board of Education Candidates conference Mar. 27. In the cafeteria, teachers, principals, substitutes and students wrote questions for the candidates. Andy Bresler, Carolyn Jaeger and Steve Spratt terms will end in April which will open up...

The Oscars’ politics

The Oscars’ politics

Bradford Siwak, Writer
March 27, 2017
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With hate crimes on the rise, human rights being violated and threats to the First Amendment, everyone knows that modern times are times of division within the United States. An effective way for one to get their message out would be to use their privilege and share their opinions in a situation in which...

Gutchewsky earns Teacher of the Year recognition

Gutchewsky earns Teacher of the Year recognition

Connie Chen, Writer
March 9, 2017
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Before becoming an English teacher, Kim Gutchewsky wanted to become a journalist. Luckily for Ladue, that didn’t happen. She has now been an English teacher for over 17 years at Ladue High School. This year, she was awarded Teacher of the Year. During a meeting, the faculty announced that Gutchewsky...

Encore for Run and Run S’more

Encore for Run and Run S’more

Anya Tullman, Writer
March 3, 2017
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Hundreds of people gathered at Ladue Middle School despite the chilly weather to support the Jackson Hill Foundation Feb . They participated in an event called Run and Run S’more. Sophomore Maggie Lochmoeller is an ambassador to the race and is thrilled about the event’s success. “Run and...

Ladue hosts annual blood drive

Ladue hosts annual blood drive

Mackenzie Hines-Wilson, Opinions writer
March 1, 2017
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The annual Ladue blood drive held allowed students and teachers the opportunity to donate blood to benefit people in hospitals across the country Feb. 24. The event has been organized by the Red Cross Club for the past two years and is sponsored by math teacher Laura Kaufman. The event is meant to...

Dancing for those who can’t

Dancing for those who can’t

Malavika Kumaran, Writer
February 14, 2017
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Ladue students showcased their lively pairs of left feet Saturday, Feb. 4 in honor of the whopping $44,000 raised for the Children's Miracle Network. The Dance Marathon event ran from noon to 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The nationwide organization raises funds and awareness for children in hospitals,...

No delay for protests at Lambert

No delay for protests at Lambert

Hope Shimony, Writer
February 14, 2017
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President Donald Trump passed a controversial executive order Jan. 27. The purpose of the order was to protect the United States from foreign terrorism by not allowing entry to citizens from several Muslim-majority countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Protests have popped up...

Witnessing history

Witnessing history

Adam Rush, Writer
January 27, 2017
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Many students from Advanced Placement United States History departed Jan.19 on a trip to Washington D.C. to visit different historical sites and events. Over the course of their weekend, the students visited memorials, participated in the Women’s March and attended the presidential inauguration. Sam...

Beginning of BioMed

Beginning of BioMed

Hannah Suffian, Writer
January 27, 2017
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As second semester kicks off, Ladue students are creating schedules for next year. Ladue High School offers many types of classes. In particular, the science department has many excellent options. A new class called Principles of Biomedical Science, which is part of a program called Project Lead The...

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