Monday, November 19, 2012
Julie Helm has been with Ladue Schools since 2009.
The new fifth grade center for the Ladue School district won't open until next fall, but it already has a principal. The district recently announced Julie Helm, currently, assistant principal at Ladue Middle School, will lead the center located at the district's west campus on Ladue Road in Creve Coeur. Helm has been with the district since 2009 and came to Ladue from the Rockwood School district. “Her experience, enthusiasm and energy will be huge assets in getting this new single-grade center off to a great start and I’m confident she will carry this momentum forward for years to come,” Superintendent Dr. Marsha Chappelow said in a news release.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Annual bowling party a big part of the social scene for nearly 900 students.
A goal of the Ladue Middle School is to create a welcoming environment for the entire student population of almost 900. Three times a year, the Ladue Middle School Dads Club hosts social events to bring the students together. There’s a movie night and an annual pancake breakfast for graduating eighth graders. Sunday afternoon, the parents and students celebrated the doldrums of winter with a bowling party at the Olivette Lanes. “Our goal is simply to create activities so parents can spend more time with their kids,” said Joe Mulligan, parent and president of the club. “We wanted to find a suitable activity that would fit everyone’s schedule after church and before dinner. Bowling seems to do that,” said Mulligan, busy checking in new …