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Carolyn Parham Awarded September 2011 Excellence in Education Award

Excellence In Education - Carolyn Parham

Carolyn Parham, a second grade teacher at Conway Elementary School was presented with the September 2011 Excellence in Education Award at the Board of Education Meeting on September 26, 2011.

Mrs. Parham was born in St. Louis and has been a teacher in the Ladue School District since 1991.  She started her work in the district as a fifth grade teacher at Conway Elementary School, and has been a second grade teacher for many years now.

Ladue Schools Receives Distinction in Performance Award for Tenth Year Running

District Recogintion - Distinction In Performance

Ladue School District has once again received the Distinction in Performance Award, as it has each of the eleven years of the program’s existence.  Of the 522 public school districts in Missouri, 361 (or 69 percent) received the award for 2011.  Only 32 districts (or 6 percent) have received the award each of the ten years.

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education gives the Distinction in Performance recognition to K-12 school districts meeting at least thirteen out of fourteen state performance standards, including all six Missouri Assessment Program standards.

Junior Christine Wang Wins LMI Aerospace Inc./D3 Technologies’ Award for Excellence

Christine Wang LMI Aerospace Award

A summer of hard work has paid off for 78 aspiring scientists who spent six weeks conducting intensive research with St. Louis-area professionals and professors. The students have been named winners of the LMI Aerospace/D3 Technologies Award for Excellence in Research. The award is presented to students who distinguished themselves during the 2011 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Ladue Schools Receives “Total Fleet Excellence Award”

Ladue Schools was presented with a “Total Fleet Excellence Award” from the Missouri State Highway Patrol on July 6, 2011 for receiving a 95.5 percent approval rating of the district’s student transportation fleet.  Ladue Schools was one of 268 school bus transportation providers in Missouri to receive this award given to fleets with a 90 percent or higher approval rating and no out-of-service buses.