Ladue Schools Today - New Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke
Host Don Goble interviews Dr. Jim Wipke, who has been selected as the district’s next superintendent of Ladue Schools. Dr. Wipke discusses why he wanted to come to the Ladue School District and his personal connections to the Ladue Community.
The 13th season of the district communications talk show, Ladue Schools Today, kicked off by interviewing the new Superintendent of Ladue Schools, Dr. James Wipke. Students in the Broadcast Technology II class produce the show along side Video Technology Coordinator, Marteana Davidson, as well as teacher and show host, Don Goble.
Photo by Bailey Otto
Ladue Schools Today - Strategic Plan: Curriculum Revision, show #2
Host Don Goble interviews Dr. Jennifer Allen, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Kevin McColgan, STEM Coordinator, and Laila Crabtree, Social Studies and ELA Curriculum Coordinator about Ladue School District's curriculum revisions in Social Studies and Science.
Ladue Schools Today - Strategic Plan: Education Structures, show #1
Host Don Goble interviews Dr. Jennifer Allen, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, and Rob Highfill, Director of Technology, about the District’s new 3-5 year Strategic Plan. This is the first show, in a series of shows, which will focus on the individual elements of the Strategic Plan. Education structures are the main topic of this episode.
Ladue Schools Today - LEF and Alumni Association partnership
Host Don Goble discusses the new Ladue Education Foundation and Alumni Association partnership with LEF Executive Director Kristen Wild, Ladue Communications Assistant Bailey Otto, and Past LEF President Julie LaBonte.
Ladue Schools Today - High School Construction Update 2017
Ladue Horton Watkins High School Principal Brad Griffith updates the community on the construction and talks about redesigning space for temporary classrooms.
Ladue Schools Today - Strategic Plan, November 2016
Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke is leading the second effort of the district’s Strategic Plan. Host Don Goble interviews Dr. Jahnke to discuss past success and future goals.
Ladue Schools Today - High School Renovation Initiative, October 2015
Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Jennifer Allen, Dr. Jason Buckner, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Finance, and STEM Coordinator, Dr. Kevin McColgan discuss the high school renovation initiative.
Ladue Schools Today - April 2015
The Ladue Early Childhood Center is profiled this month. Guests include the LECC Director Kerri Wetzel and Debbie Cohen, Parent Educator Coordinator for Parents as Teachers.
Ladue Schools Today - March 2015
Ladue Horton Watkins High School's scheduling is undergoing major changes. To discuss this topic, guests include Principal Brad Griffith and Modern and Classical Languages Department Chair, Dr. Debbie Lund.
Ladue Schools Today - February 2015
Ladue Education Foundation President Julie LaBonte and LEF Executive Director Kristen Wild discuss the organizations goals and initiatives.
Ladue Schools Today - January 2015
Guests Dr. Jason Buckner, Ladue School District Assistant Superintendent for Business & Finance, and Ladue Horton Watkins High School Principal Brad Griffith, discuss a possible renovation for the high school.
Ladue Schools Today - November 2014
Three Ladue School District employees discuss the events that occurred in Ferguson, MO and how Ladue Schools staff and students addressed the controversial topics.
Ladue Schools Today - October 2014
Ladue Schools Today host Don Goble interviews Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke and Director of Communications Susan Dielmann, about the process of calling a "snow day" when winter weather arrives in St. Louis.
Ladue Schools Today - May 2014
Dr. Derrick Wallace, Ladue Schools Director of Student Services, and D'Ante' D'Casse', Ladue's Webmaster, discuss a new district boundaries interactive map, and ways the community can use this new tool.
Ladue Schools Today - April 2014
Ladue High School College and Career Advisors, Ken Fox and Scott Cornwell, discuss how they assist students and families through college and career planning.
Ladue Schools Today - March 2014
Dr. Laura Brock, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction and Cheryl Kirchgessner, Principal at Old Bonhomme Elementary, discuss the recently revised district's class size policy.
Ladue Schools Today - February 2014
Ladue Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke and Ladue Board of Education President, Jeff Koplow, discuss the purpose of a Board of Education, what their role is in managing a school district, and introduce you to the candidates running for the upcoming Board election.
Ladue Schools Today January 2014
Two Ladue parents, Mark Shevitz and Carolyn Jaeger, have been incredibly active during the time their students have been attending Ladue Schools. On this program, they share their insight, memories and advice for other parents to get involved.
Ladue Schools Today December 2013
Two Ladue School District leaders discuss the impact health and wellness have on a child's learning. Guests: Sue Blumm, the district’s in-house representative from Chartwell’s and Connie Jander, Wellness Coordinator/PE at Old Bonhomme Elementary.
Ladue Schools Today November 2013
Education has been as impacted by the evolution of technology as much as any business or industry. Host Don Goble interviews the Ladue School District's Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Laura Brock and the Ladue High School Technology Coordinator Adam Stirrat to discuss how today’s technology is impacting our classrooms, our students and how we teach and learn.
Ladue Schools Today October 2013
New Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke and the new principal of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, Brad Griffith, discuss a number of leadership changes across the district and what that means for both this school year and beyond
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