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Social studies teacher Conner Katsev wears his medal, commemorating his achievement of winning the James Madison Fellowship Award. For Katsev, this medal represented everything he worked towards throughout his career. “Some advice would be, don’t get discouraged if you apply once and you don’t get [the fellowship],” Katsev said. “The [effort] to get [it] makes it that much more rewarding when you do get it.”

Made for Madison

Ira Rodrigues, Staff May 1, 2024

Free admission to a summer institute at Georgetown University, $24,000 to fund a graduate degree and a trip to Washington, D.C. These are the accolades that social studies teacher Connor Katsev looks forward...

Brad Griffith, Riley Keltner, and Christopher Saxton stand with their medals. Each teacher was awarded the James Madison Fellowship.

Ladue James Madison Fellows

Ira Rodrigues, Staff April 29, 2024

At Ladue High School, three social studies teachers have been awarded the James Madison Fellowship. Riley Keltner won the fellowship in 2019. The scholarship and free admission to a university appealed...

Sophie Miller (12) and Claire Malone (12) interlock their arms as they glide over the ice. Miller and Malone showed have been skating together for years. “Ive been skating with her [Malone] since I moved here,” Miller said.


Mason Eastman and Ryan Snyder April 29, 2024

Sophie Miller Amid the glimmering ice of the Webster Groves Ice Rink, Sophie Miller (12) is caught etching her dream into the frosty floor. Every morning before school, Miller finds herself lacing up...

Ella Hamlin (12) observes her production of Much Ado About Nothing. Hamlin greatly appreciated the opportunity she was given to direct the show. “I feel like [directing is] one of those things where each time is better than the last,” Hamlin said.

The Director’s Cut

Marie Demkovitch and Maya Mathew April 29, 2024

Cast members stand in the dimly lit Black Box Theater, awaiting their cues. Their director sits at the table, watching their production come to life. Only a few weeks ago in the same seat, they were watching...

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