Incoming Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke recently visited our new Broadcast Technology studio at the high school to film a segment of the student-produced Ladue Schools Today so our community could get to know him a little better. Check it out here!
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”
If your child will be 5 years old before Aug. 1, 2019, and will be attending kindergarten in the Ladue School District in the 2019-20 school year, it’s time to go online and register. Then, be sure to call the elementary school your kindergartner will be attending to schedule a screening appointment (please wait to … Continue reading “2019-20 Kindergarten Enrollment and Screening: Register Now Online — Screenings Begin in January”
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”
On Aug. 28, 2018, the Ladue School District sold its properties at 10601 and 10635 Clayton Rd. to McBride Berra Arbors at Frontenac, LLC, for $5.5 million. The properties, which include the location of the district’s former Ladue Early Childhood Center and a small adjacent property, have been under contract since February 2018. Click the … Continue reading “Former Ladue Early Childhood Center Sold to McBride Berra Arbors at Frontenac, LLC”