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Vincent Hsiao

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief

Sophomore Vincent Hsiao is the photography editor in chief for Panorama. He was previously a staff photographer for Ladue Publications where he significantly contributed to photos in both the Panorama newsmagazine and Rambler yearbook. Outside of photography, Hsiao is on the Ladue swim team and has been a swimmer since he was six.
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Justin Espinosa stands with his spring rotation of shoes in the studio March 13. Espinosa’s vast collection allows him to create seasonal shoe cycles that work with the rest of his clothing. “At any point I can put on the Clarks [Wallabees] that are a little bit more dressy or I could put on the Jordan 1 sneakers or the Jordan 3 sneakers or the Sambas and they’ll all go together with the outfit,” Espinosa said.

Kick It Up

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
April 5, 2024
History teacher Mike Hill performs a safe bee removal outside of Ladue High School April 1. Hill has experience dealing with bees. as he has a bee hive of his own at home. [There were many things going through my head], Hill said. First of all, be gentle. When bees swarm, they are docile. Second, make sure to get the queen in the box, because all of the bees will follow her. Third, oh my god, half the school is watching, so do not do something stupid.

[Photo] Buzzing Away

Josh Devine, Staff
April 2, 2024
Sara Rohatgi (11), Gia Grillo (11), Alexandra Tsygankov (11) and Luca Pinon-Dickey (11) walk through the hallway holding flags of different countries. The parade took place during seminar Feb. 5. “I like seeing all of the countries come together in one event,” Grillo said.

[Photo] News to Know

Madeline Awad, Staff
February 22, 2024
The 2024 girls state team of Meg Willmann (11), Francesca Bochicchio (12), Avery Warwick (9), Anna Dalton (12), Lily Hsieh (12), MJ Bezzant (12), Emily Dieckhaus (12), Phoebe Chen (12), Lily Ta (11) and Mia Singer (9) stand for a portrait in the pool Feb. 14. The team had swimmers qualified in eight of the 11 swimming events at the championship. “I’m really thankful that we get to play music during practice and laugh and smile and race together,” Ta said.

Splashing Records

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
February 20, 2024
LEADS history teacher Matthew Horn works with Kyle Kennedy (11). Horn began teaching at LEADS three years ago. “[LEADS has] taught me that
you have to adapt to your student and meet them on their level,” Horn said.

[Photo] LEAD the Way

Maya Mathew, Staff
February 20, 2024
Gianna Francis (12) holds up her Congressional Award Gold Medal in her home Feb. 5. Francis won the award in January after four years of hard work and determination. “I finally got it,” Francis said. “Everything submitted. Everything’s in order. It was just a big sigh of relief.”

[Photo] Going for Gold

Ira Rodrigues, Staff
February 20, 2024
Abi Loiterstein (11) performs a dive routine. Ladue placed second overall behind Cor Jesu Jan. 9. “I’m really proud of the team this year, it’s a really great group,” Loiterstein said.

[Photo] Winning in Winter

Olivia Chen, Art Editor in Chief
January 29, 2024
Professor Leila Sadat speaks during a UN Youth Envoy meeting Jan. 9. Her knowledge and experience relates to Youth Envoy’s goal of peace, justice and strong institutions. “I spent a lot of time at the UN,” Sadat said. “There are a lot of meetings. There are a lot of gatherings. There are a lot of things that are fun in addition to hard work.”

Compassion in Action

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
January 24, 2024
Spring Sunsets

Spring Sunsets

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
January 1, 2024
Low Break Cross

Low Break Cross

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
January 1, 2024
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[Photo] 64 @ Spoede

January 1, 2024
The AP Studio Art class works on independent projects Nov. 30. Each student chooses an overall theme for their work and develops a portfolio for submission to the College Board in May. “We can use whatever mediums we want, whether it’s painting, or drawing, or fibers, mixed media collage, clay [or] sculpture,” Esmé Roberts (12) said. “I think it’s interesting to see what people come up with to express themselves.”

Down to a Fine Art

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
December 18, 2023
Ernie Batsell (12) creates a Snapchat filter. He began making filters in Dec. 2020.  After three years, Im still learning a lot. Batsell said.

[Photo] Unfiltered

Laura Shareshian, Features Editor
December 6, 2023
Anna Dalton (12) shakes a milk tea order. After working at Share Sweet for over a year, Dalton has familiarized herself with the menu. “I have most of the recipes and the prices memorized by now because it’s been a while,” Dalton said.

[Photo] Behind the Boba

Laura Shareshian, Features Editor
November 1, 2023
Tanvi Genti (12) explains how Indian food has influenced her. Genti grew up primarily with Indian cuisine, which she embraces. I love Indian food because of its unique taste, Tanvi said.

[Photo] A Taste of Home

Nitya Nara, Staff
November 1, 2023
Sabra Fink (10) pitches during a softball game at Clayton High School August 29. Fink secured five strikeouts in four innings, helping the Rams to an 18-9 victory over the Greyhounds.

Autumn Athletes

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
October 8, 2023
Knox Kennedy runs up the field
with a football. This was Kennedy’s third
year participating. “It’s an amazing night,”
business teacher Jessica Kennedy, Knox’s
mother, said. ”It is so heartwarming to
see students of all needs come together
for a unified community event.”

[Photo] Light Up the Night

Michael Zegel, News, Health & Sports Editor
October 8, 2023
hang makes a wash out call during a game. The call wash out refers to when both of the players arm swung shoulder height, not waist height.  Referees have to referee age groups that you are at least two years younger than them, Zhang said. I was born in 2005 so I can referee age groups that are 2007 and younger.

Hockey Hobby Turned Hustle

Vincent Hsiao, Photo Editor in Chief
December 15, 2022
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