Tag Archives: Video

Solomon, Alumnus and Photojournalist, Covers Drone Attack Against ISIS

Ben Solomon is a New York Times video journalist and filmmaker. He’s also a 2006 graduate of Ladue Schools. He has reported in numerous war zones and in 2015, he was part of a team who won a pulitzer prize for their work in Sierra Leon, Liberia and Guinea during the Ebola virus epidemic.

Recently, Ben accompanied Iraqi special forces fighting ISIS and experienced a drone attack firsthand. Watch the video he created below.

Junior Jenna Kalishman Produces Winning Video for St. Louis Cardinals PSA Contest

Ladue Junior Jenna Kalishman’s PSA was recently selected as the winner of the St. Louis Cardinals “Great Save Teen” Public Service Announcement contest. St. Louis students were invited to take part in the National Teen PSA Peer to Peer Crime Prevention Project. Students created a 30-second message on any topic that raises awareness with the goal of preventing teen victimization. As a recognized charity of Major League Baseball, Jenna’s winning video and Ladue Schools will be recognized on the field during a pre-game ceremony with the St. Louis Cardinals. You can view the video below:

Senior Published in Allergic Living Magazine

sema1Congratulations to senior Sema Dibooglu on the publication of her article, “Gluten-Free Muse: Celiac Disease Feeds My Art, Advocacy and Cooking” in this month’s issue of Allergic Living Magazine.

Allergic Living Magazine is an award-winning magazine distributed both in Canada and the U.S. Sema is one of the first gluten-free teen bloggers in the U.S. and worldwide. She began her blog “Eat Without Gluten” in 2013, and it is featured on the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness’ webpage. The blog is written to provide positive, practical, educational and insightful information on the gluten-free diet. Additionally, Sema’s cartoon movie has been featured in many countries in Europe and in Australia.

HEC-TV Airs Ladue Horton Watkins High School Alumna’s Ferguson Story

HEC-TV’s No. 1 viewed show, “Behind the Minds,” aired Wednesday, Sept. 17, and included Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna Lillian Donahue’s story about Ferguson and the national media.

The show commemorated the one year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. Congratulations to Lillian, who graduated in May 2015! Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s was one of only a few schools in the Metro area chosen to supply content for the program.

Broadcast Seniors Say Farewell to Ladue Schools

Six Ladue seniors reminisced about their time as Ladue View staff members on iAm Ladue in May. The group of students shared their favorite clips from their broadcast careers and said farewell to their teachers and peers.

The seniors each expressed thanks for the skills they’d gained and the good times they’d had through the class.

Six Seniors Document STL Student Summit 2015

On Friday, May 8, 2015, more than 200 students from 15 area school districts gathered at the Missouri History Museum for the STL Student Race Summit 2015. They discussed race, stereotypes, participated in team building activities and shared ideas to make the St. Louis community stronger.

LHWHS Alumnus Ben Solomon Wins Pulitzer Prize

Ben Solomon, a 2006 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, as part of a team of reporters for The New York Times, was honored on April 21, 2015, with the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.  Ben and his fellow teammates won for their coverage of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which the committee praised for “engaging the public with the scope and the details of the outbreak while holding authorities accountable.”

Old Bonhomme Hosts Third Annual Spring Interactive Digital Art Show

On April 21, 2015, Old Bonhomme Elementary School students displayed their artwork with a twist. Using modern technology, visitors were able to learn about any particular art piece via QR Codes or Augmented Reality Aurasma.

“Ladue View” Takes the Spotlight in Washington, D.C.

Junior Reis Rosenbloom, Senior Jane Nelson and Senior Lillian Donahue represented the Ladue View at the National High School Journalism Convention in Washington D.C., November 6-9, 2014. Ladue View is Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s monthly produced television news magazine show.  More than 6,000 students and advisers from all over the country attended the convention. Ladue View walked away with six of the highest honors the program has ever received. To see the list of their recognitions and photos, read “Ladue View Wins Multiple National Awards.”

LHWHS Soccer Player Michael Wielansky Named Fox2/Arby’s Athlete of the Week.

On November 8, 2014, Michael Wielansky was chosen as the Fox 2/Arby’s Athlete of the Week.  See the story aired on Fox 2.