Saturday, May 4, 2013
Rams tackle Rodger Saffold to present 2 achievement awards.
Information was provided by the St. Louis Rams and the Ladue School District. St. Louis Rams tackle, Rodger Saffold will be at Ladue Middle School at 2:15 p.m. on Monday, May 6 to present Ladue Middle School students with not one, but two achievement awards. First, Ladue Middle School sixth-grade students have won the PLAY 60 Challenge, a program designed to encourage kids to become and remain physically active. Ladue Middle School’s sixth-grade physical education teachers coordinated the school’s participation, with help from all the sixth-grade classroom teachers, and won with more minutes logged by these Ladue Middle School students than any other group. The program is co-sponsored by the National Football League and the American …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Jenn Haney of Community School was surprised Tuesday with the award.
Jennifer Haney, upper division music teacher at Community School, just received the Peabody Energy Leaders in Education award. The Leaders in Education program honors dedicated and compassionate educational professionals with awards and recognition at an annual dinner reception. Honorees are selected throughout the school year by a committee of top educators and business leaders and each earn a $1,000 award. Jenn has taught music to 2nd - 6th graders at Community School since 2008. A native of Crystal City, MO, Jennifer received her bachelor of music degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and her MA Music History/Philosophy degree from Webster University in St. Louis. Jennifer was a Rotary International …
Monday, October 3, 2011
Weiss to be honored at Women of Worth Awards.
When she was a young girl, Jane Roodman Weiss would follow her beloved father, Dr. Muni Roodman, on hospital rounds and work in his office. Thus the seeds of her future were planted. “He was really my inspiration,” Weiss said. “When I made the decision to become a nurse, he was very much a part of that. Unfortunately he died right after my graduation, but he left a very important legacy, not just medical.” Weiss said her father had a great sense of humor and she has lived by his advice, “Always believe in yourself, learn to be self-sufficient and don’t take yourself too seriously.” A committed career A registered nurse since 1979, Weiss’s work has included outpatient clinical oncology nurse to clinical research nurse in bone and mineral …
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Here's a look at this week's top stories from around the St. Louis area.
Did you miss your Patch-fix last week? Not to worry! You can still check out headlines from last week with the Aug. 5 PatchCast for St. Louis and St. Charles counties: