Friday, January 18, 2013
Emily Goble is approaching radical breast and ovarian treatment voluntarily to try and beat the odds.
Revised: A question has been raised about the condition of the Goble's son Terry, soon to be 7 in March. He is doing just fine. Ladue High's video coordinator/instructor Don Goble and family have struggled with very serious forms of cancer concerninf his wife Emily. Of course their six year old son is pulling hard for his mom too. Emily has had complex surgery, and there is more uncertainy ahead. This is the way the story has been told: Yoga teacher, mother, wife, former corporate employee, Emily Goble tested positive for both breast cancer and ovarian cancer genetics. Because her mother has struggled with eight different types of cancer over 25 years and Goble was 87 percent likely to get breast cancer and a highly increased risk for …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Teacher/coach Don Goble is looking for auction items, ticket sales, sponsorship of the annual gala Feb. 23.
The Megan Meier Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser and gala on Feb. 23. Megan Meier was a teenager who took her life after being cyber-bullied on My Space. She was just 13-years-old at the time. Ladue Horton Watkins High School video instructor Don Goble is a board member of the foundation. He is seeking donations to the gala including buying a ticket; donating an auction item or by becoming a sponsor. Goble believes that both cyber and physical bullying occurs almost daily in the Ladue School system, and he is determined to overcome that. If you can help with this effort, the best way to reach Goble is through his email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Interviewed at the same time bu TIME Techland.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Information was provided by Ladue Spotlight, the district's home for all sorts of school news. As was pointed out at the most recent Ladue School Board meeting, video instructor Don Goble has been on a big time run lately. Here's an update of what he's contributed to the success of the Ladue Horton Watkins High School. Cooperating School Districts recently announced its first METC Midwest Spotlight Educators. Included among the nine individual selected was Ladue Horton Watkins High School Broadcast Technology Instructor Don Goble. These leaders in educational technology will be honored at the 2013 Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC). At the same time, Goble was recently interviewed by TIME Techland regarding the value of …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Coaches Rob Garrett and Don Goble teach the fundamentals of the game.
Ladue's varsity baseball coach Rob Garrett had some news to announce. He was motivating three dozen youngsters at the Future Ram Basebsall camp at Jim Wolfe Field at Ladue High. "Guys, I've got news for you. William Piwina-Worms, one of our former stars just signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals." And further, "he was one of those guys who ran everywhere. He was always the first one out of the dugout." The kids wanted to know what was going on? One asked, "coach, how many of your players are playing professionally" "Three," Garrett said proudly, rattling off the other names. Then, it was back to work. That meant fundamental drills in throwing and catching a baseball; running the bases, making the plays in the field, …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Coaches Rob Garrett and Don Goble are experienced hands at teaching the game right.
Attention future Ladue High baseball prospects. This is your chance to learn from the best and to become the best at two Future Ram Baseball camps. The camp will be held exclusively on Jim Wolfe Field at Horton Watkins High School. The first camp is June 18-22, 9 a.m. to noon for students entering grades 3-5. The older campers, those entering grades 6-8 will have their session June 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon. The emphasis is on improving baseball skills while just having fun. Each camper will leave with a t-shirt marking the event. Registration is due immediately. The camp flyer is posted on this page.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Patch was invited to tell students how video tools were utilized to cover the Prop 1 campaign.
So who says you can never come home? Don Goble, video teacher extraordinaire at Ladue Horton Watkins High School asked this Patch reporter to come and speak to his students about how Prop 1 election, the Ladue School District tax issue was covered. He wanted to know how the tools of the trade, i.e. video, photos, feature writing, polls were all integrated to tell the story during the Prop 1 campaign. I was allotted 20 minutes to present; I left after a 40 minute session. I couldn’t wait to get my portion of the presentation completed because I wanted to hear the students questions and find out what was on their collective minds. They didn’t disappoint me at all. They wanted to know how video was used; why Phyllis Schflafly, a national …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
From Plaza Frontenac to Ladue athletes, our cities are attracting attention.
For this week’s news roundup, we take a look at the people and events that put Ladue and Frontenac in the news from local coverage to around the country. A Wall Street Journal article indicates that General Growth is under contract to purchase Plaza Frontenac. The Chicago-based mall owner is pursuing a joint venture opportunity with an institutional investor. The company posted a loss during the second quarter of this year and is emerging from bankruptcy. It is selling off some of its malls. A story in the Detroit Free Press focused on the recruitment efforts of the University of Michigan’s football coach, who hosted Ladue high school wide receiver Jehu Chesson at an event. Chesson is a member of the Class of 2012 and is apparently being …