Dr. Jim Wipke Selected as Next Superintendent

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On Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, the Ladue School District Board of Education announced that Dr. Jim Wipke has been selected as the district’s next superintendent. Dr. Wipke will officially assume his new role on July 1, 2019, upon Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke’s retirement. Dr. Wipke has extensive experience at all levels of the public school … Continue reading “Dr. Jim Wipke Selected as Next Superintendent”

Superintendent Search Update — Status and Research Results

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The search for the next superintendent continues, as the district begins the process of evaluating candidates. The filing deadline was Sept. 10, 2018 and, at that time, 23 candidates from 10 states had formally filed applications, the vast majority of whom have experience in superintendency. As the Board of Education and representatives of the Missouri … Continue reading “Superintendent Search Update — Status and Research Results”

Jahnke to Retire as Superintendent of Ladue School District in 2019

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Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke has announced she will retire effective June 30, 2019. At the time of her retirement, she will have served in education a total of 36 years, 32 of those in the Ladue School District. Dr. Jahnke, the Board of Education, and the district’s administrative team have outlined a plan to ensure … Continue reading “Jahnke to Retire as Superintendent of Ladue School District in 2019”

Laila Crabtree Appointed Curriculum Coordinator

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The Ladue School District is pleased to announce that Laila Crabtree, currently a seventh grade social studies teacher at Ladue Middle School, will be joining the Curriculum & Instruction Department as the Curriculum Coordinator for English Language Arts (ELA) and Social Studies beginning in the 2017-18 school year. Mrs. Crabtree is replacing Mary Hickey, who … Continue reading “Laila Crabtree Appointed Curriculum Coordinator”