Saturday, May 18, 2013
Perpetrators resort to leaving list in editors mailbox to get the word out!
Talk about an act of desperation? The Ladue “Senior List” got out again, and hardly anyone noticed. That's that smutty, hateful stuff juniors write about popular senior girls then distribute under the cover of darkness. I thought I had the hottest of hot news. I thought the list had just gotten out again. I called Ladue PR maven Susan Dielmann who broke my heart by telling me I was relaying some really old news. That’s what you get for being late to the rodeo. I checked some high school sources and one said: “I think I heard something about the list, but I never, ever even saw one.” What a bust. So, in an act of sheer desperation, the marauders dropped a copy in my mailbox. Trust me, Ladue students know where I live in Olivette. This is …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Patch Editor will be roving about the graduation reception to get your best memories; you future plans. Tell us first on Patch.
Maybe, if the Weather Gods cooperate, Ladue will have its first outdoor graduation ceremonies in years. Seems a threat of rain has pushed this event indoors the last several years. This Patch Editor (Jim Baer) will be out and about, asking the freshly-minted graduates to briefly and quickly share their favorite thoughts on video. It could be as simple as what you liked best about Ladue High, or what you plan to do with the rest of your life. Are you going to be the greatest chemist of all time? or a professional athlete? or a lifeguard on Waikiki Beach? Or something else? We are looking for 30 second video statements to share all week on both the Ladue-Frontenac and Olivette Patches. So enjoy the moment, share your thoughts and we shall …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Ladue High's Annie Kopp is one of the award recipients.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Thursday, May 9
Information was provided by the communications department at Webster University. Hate is a deep dislike or resentment that may involve cruelty and violence. A braker is someone who halts, slows or restrains. A “HateBraker” is someone who hits the brakes on hate. They are victims, bystanders and perpetrators who have stopped the cycle of violence in their community. From bullying victims to those who have witnessed violence in their communities and their homes, HateBrakers from around the St. Louis community are being honored for taking painful experiences and turning them into something educational and inspirational. The First HateBrakers Awards Ceremony will take place at the Frontenac Hilton at 7 p.m. on May 20. The awards will honor…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Nearly one month into the new job, Nancy Spewak lays out her vision for the City.
On April 2, Council member Nancy Spewak was elected the 11th Mayor of the City of Ladue. Spewak owns Property Enhancements, an interior design and home-staging firm. She is married to Dr. Bob Spewak, a pediatrician who’s practiced childhood medicine in St. Louis Hills for more than 30 years. Spewak grew up in Ladue on Terry Lane at the corner of Dielman and Ladue Road and graduated from Ladue High School and the University of Arizona. Her degree was in speech communications with a double minor in marketing and journalism. She began her career with the St. Louis Business Journal working in circulation. She worked briefly for the Business Journal paper in Pittsburgh then moved back to St. Louis where she became a community volunteer, …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Will compete in Manchester England this coming July.
Information in this report was incorrect. The North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) partially determines qualification to the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL), rather than the IMO. So the title should read "Linguistics" rather than "Math". The other key misinformation is the "[belief] to be the first in the history ...": Jason Wu earned a silver medal at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in 2006. Jason also graduated from Ladue. The Ladue-Frontenac Patch regrets the errors. Information was provided by the communications department of the Ladue School District. Max Schindler a senior at Ladue High School placed third, out of all students in the United States, in the North American Computational …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Perfect day for racing for Zeke Elliott, Burroughs; Madison Barker & Colin Cernik, Ladue.
Some 39 teams and about 1,000 athletes took part in the annual Brusca-Strobach track meet, held on the artificial surface at Ladue Horton Watkins High School Saturday. Skies were crystal clear and it was a little windy, but conditions were perfect for runners with temperatures in the mid 50s. Some of the Patch area athletes had what could be described as a breakout weekend. Lot's more photos on the Ladue-Frontenac Facebook page. Here’s how some of the stars did yesterday: Ezekiel Elliott, John Burroughs Before heading off to football at Ohio State, Elliott has some unfinished business on the local tracks. He skipped the Kansas Relays to participate in the conference meet Friday night at Lutheran South and the Brusca/Strobach meet Saturday…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Brusca/Strobach track meet at Ladue: water polo tournament at Burroughs and more on tap today.
The weather is promising and the local teams will be in competition this morning and later today. Here's what's going on today: Track & Field Nearly 1,000 athletes will descend upon the Ladue Horton Watkins campus to compete in the annual Brusca/Strobach track meet. All eyes will be on Burroughs sprinter Ezekiel Elliott as he challenges records in the sprints and hurdle events. Boys lacrosse (10-3) CBC will be at Ladue on the West Ladue campus at noon. The Rams are 12-2 this season.This will be a real challenge for the home team Rams. At 2 p.m. O'Fallon, Illinois visits MICDS. Girls soccer Ladue (10-3) goes to Ritenour (4-5) for an 11 a.m. match. Ladue will be short handed with 7-8 players traveling over the weekend. Ladue will contend …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Host Rams are looking for some warmer weather and clear skies and a day of great competition.
For those who love track and field, it doesn't get any better than the Brusca/Strobach meet at Ladue Horton Watkins High School Saturday. This has grown into one of the premier meets of the spring season. The weather can be downright iffy. A couple of years ago, organizer and Ladue head track coach Keith Harder had to send everyone home because of a total rainout. "This has been the worst weather season I can remember," said Harder, keeping his pulse on the long-range forecast. This will be a real treat. A late entrant are the boys of John Buroughs. Ezekiel Elliott has pulled out of the Kansas Relays to run at home. He will be favorite in the sprints and hurdles and recently became a high jumper. This is the website for TRXC Timing, …
Monday, April 15, 2013
A permanent highway marker sign is on display at Ladue Road & I-270 for Lance Corporal Matthew Clark, 2002 Ladue High grad
Monday, April 15
Family and friends gathered at MoDOT's buiding in Chesterfield Saturday to honor the memory of the late Lance Corporal Matthew Clark who died fighting the war on terrorism in Iraq. Clark was a 2002 graduate of Ladue High School. A permanent marker honoring this fallen Marine is on display at I-270 and Ladue Road. KMOX Radio reports this event. This is what was previously written on Patch.com.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Party City and the Artery are stocked up for all the graduation items needed.
The month of May is just around the corner, and two stores in the Olivette Shopping Center are stocked and ready to go for all the graduation needs. Whether it be Ladue Horton Watkins High School; nearby Block Yeshiva, John Burroughs, MICDS, Chaminade or any of the local schools, the time to celebrate is almost upon us. That goes for all the local colleges and universities too. Party City has everything to turn a graduation party into a festive affair. The cups, the plates, the banners, balloons and table decorations come in a wide variety of school colors. Blue of course is for Ladue; orange for Clayton or Ritenour, red for MICDS and Chaminade and more. The Artery Custom Framing, just up the center way does frames for diplomas and has a …