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Ladue’s Quizbowl team wins NAQT Missouri Qualifier

Ladue’s Quizbowl team wins NAQT Missouri Qualifier

Ande Siegel, Panorama writer

April 19, 2018


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Ladue’s Quizbowl team wins the overall title of the NAQT Missouri Qualifier at Columbia College, Saturday Mar. 3rd. The trivia invitational was one of the many Missouri Quizbowl Alliance (MOQBA) certified tournaments for the 2018 National Academic Quizbowl Tournaments’ High School National Championsh...

Chess team falls to Parkway West, looks to future

Chess team falls to Parkway West, looks to future

Glen Morgenstern, Panorama Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018


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After an up-and-down year, the Ladue chess team fell to Parkway West 16-14 in the West Conference final Feb. 28, ending the team’s state championship hopes this season. The team made it one round farther than last year by beating Vianney 23.5-6.5 in the conference semifinal. Last season, Ladue finished ato...

International Week Parade

International Week Parade

Nicole Kalishman, Photographer

March 7, 2018


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The language department held a a parade around the school during seminar, where students showed off their shoe-box floats and some represented their own cultures Feb. 13. Many students enrolled in a language class were required to create a shoe-box float that represented a certain aspect of their assigned...

Theater Gears Up For Performance

Theater Gears Up For Performance

Lily Hauptman, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018


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As February nears, so does the spring musical “The Addams Family,” and the members of the Theater department have worked hard to ensure that the show will provide laughs and cheers from the audience Feb. 22-24. Rehearsals began before Winter Break, and since then, the cast and crew are doing eve...

Mambo! Ladue takes on All-State Orchestra and Band

Mambo! Ladue takes on All-State Orchestra and Band

Glen Morgenstern, Panorama Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2018


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Eight Ladue students represented the district in the All-State Orchestra and Band Jan. 24-27. Violinists Grace Crockett (12), Anna Zhong and Shirley Pan (10) and Becky Lang (9), violist Jacob Sheldon (10), cellist Daniel Diringer (9) and clarinetist Evyn Levy (12) played in the All-State Orchestra. Cla...

Viva Voce wins quarterfinal round of a cappella competition

Viva Voce wins quarterfinal round of a cappella competition

Nikol Nikolova, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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Ladue’s all female a cappella group Viva Voce won first place at the quarterfinals of the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) Sunday, Feb. 4. A total of 10 groups performed at the competition which was held at the 560 Music Center. The top two groups from each quarterfina...

Dance Marathon Raises $80k all FTK

Dance Marathon Raises $80k all FTK

Carolina Alisio, Photographer

February 5, 2018


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Ladue held their fifth annual Dance Marathon this Saturday, February 3 in the high school cafeteria. After 10 months of hard work and 6 long hours full of dancing, Ladue managed to surpass their goal of $50k by over $30,000. Although the initial amount revealed was around $68k, DM ended up receiving...

Ladue Students Triumph at Jefferson City Debate Tournament

Ladue Students Triumph at Jefferson City Debate Tournament

Daniel Chayet, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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Jefferson City High School, 8:30 p.m, Jan. 27. All of the debate students are exhausted, waiting for the announcement. Judges emerge from the room that the round took place in, holding completed ballots. The tournament organizers make sure that both teams and their respective coaches are present. Finally, t...

Thespian Troupe Outings: Community in Theatre

Thespian Troupe Outings: Community in Theatre

Sunny Lu, Features Writer

January 29, 2018


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This weekend, a group of Ladue thespians will be attending the Wentzville Holt High School One Acts performance on Friday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Though not everyone on the troupe is planning on attending, quite a few students intend to be there. Ladue’s thespian troupe, troupe 1109, has risen it’s standar...

Ladue’s Science Olympiad team competes in their last invitational this year

Ladue’s Science Olympiad team competes in their last invitational this year

Connie Chen, News Editor

January 25, 2018


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Ladue’s Science Olympiad team competed in an invitational hosted by the University of Chicago Jan. 20. The team placed third overall in the tournament, and the team members received awards in many events. Dynamic Planet, Picture This and Materials Science were just a few of the events that the team...

Tri-M to Perform at Play It Forward Benefit Concert

Tri-M to Perform at Play It Forward Benefit Concert

Katie Shaw, Features and A&E Editor

January 23, 2018


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On Monday, Jan. 22, the Ladue chapter of Tri-M, the national music honor society, held its annual Play It Forward benefit concert. The purpose of the concert is to raise money and collect music-related donations to help those in need, while sharing music with friends and community as well. At last y...

Update on Project R

Update on Project R

Felix Hu, News Writer

December 20, 2017


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