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  • November 21Ladue advances to Class 4 State Championship game against Webb City

  • October 23Ladue Quizbowl places 1st in the Missouri Fall Academic Tournament Oct. 21.

Chess team soon to be unchecked

Chess team soon to be unchecked

Glen Morgenstern, Panorama editor-in-chief

September 27, 2017


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The Ladue chess team feels like it has a couple of extra queens in its back pocket. After making the quarterfinals of the state tournament last year, the team experienced a surge in attendance from underclassmen in its first two meetings. This has the team looking forward to what the new season has to ...

Camp in fall?

Camp in fall?

Lily Hauptman, Panorama Editor-in-chief

September 18, 2017


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Seventy Ladue High School juniors and senior volunteered as counselors at Sixth Grade Camp this year. Counselors either worked the first session, from Sunday, Sept. 10 to Wednesday, Sept. 13 or second session, Tuesday, Sept. 12 to Friday, Sept. 15. “[Sixth Grade Camp] was an amazing experience,” senior and c...

LouFest Lovin’

LouFest Lovin’

Anya Tullman, In-Depth Editor

September 11, 2017


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Forest Park was packed, full of concertgoers from near and far Sept. 9-10 for a much anticipated annual event: LouFest. LouFest is a musical festival that attracts young and old, with plenty of delicious taco and burger stations. “[LouFest] is really fun because so many different people go and everyone is deck...

Photo Gallery: Activities Fair

Photo Gallery: Activities Fair

Madi Ward, Photographer

September 6, 2017


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Photo Gallery: Freshman Orientation

Photo Gallery: Freshman Orientation

Madi Ward, Photographer

September 6, 2017


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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...

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