Category: Edu-and-Ladue-School

Reading Time: 3 minutes Gentrification: The process whereby the character of a poor urban area is changed by wealthier people moving in, improving housing, and attracting new businesses, typically displacing current inhabitants in the process. Oxford Dictionary via google Gentrification is the process of changing the character of a neighborhood through the influx of more affluent residents and investment.

stlplace
February 19, 2024

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am going to show the below two simple programs with hearts tomorrow for the 4th graders in my daughter’s school. Instruction for Microbit: download the hex file, paste it to the microbit, the code change will take effect  Beating heart | micro:bit  – note I can switch back and forth  Flashing Heart – MakeCode 

stlplace
February 13, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update 02-10-2024) Just went there to drop her off for the Saturday event, afterwards I went to Chick Fil A to get some food for the rest of family. I got Starbucks for the 13 year old. We were the 1st to arrive – the teacher said 7 am, and I think we arrived at

stlplace
February 8, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes Below is mostly from the School Safety & Security web page See something, say something => Anonymous Tip Line | Report an Incident – Ladue School District Parent Procedures 4E’s Tips for Parents – Ladue School District (google doc) It looks we have some minor issues on the web page above: mainly on the right

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February 2, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes We had 2 snow days right out of the gate this month, once because it was extremely cold (1/16 Tuesday), another time it was due to the freezing rain and black ice on the road. Basically the road become a skating rink (1/22 Monday). Both my kids loved snow days. In the process I also

stlplace
January 27, 2024

Reading Time: 5 minutes (Update 01-16-2024) It looks like Dr. Thompson (LMS Principal) just posted the relevant information for the 8th graders via the parent square (and her weekly Sunday email) – “LMS Weekly Memo: 1/15/24”. All 8th grader parents and guardians can see it either from the ParentSquare (web, Android app, iOS app) or via the email –

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January 10, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes One St. Louis-area public school among nation’s Top 50 in new rankings (Below was written in 05-31-2014, about 9 and half years ago, when our old daughter S was at Hope Montessori Academy in Creve Coeur. We love both our daughters’ teachers since then too 🙂 There is a cliche, saying we learn a lot

omaha
December 23, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Imagine when a kid falls and how western parents and traditional Chinese grandmas react Is probably the confidence. From the day they start to walk. I still remember the time my older daughter started to walk. I think most parents would encourage their toddler kids to walk when the kiddos were still learning. I guess

stlplace
December 14, 2023

Reading Time: 5 minutes I recall there is a forum and people talked about the high school they went in the STL area. Here is the thread, and let me quote some below 🙂 ====== This topic would be on my list of things I like least about St. Louis. It’s something I’ve never experienced anywhere else, and something

stlplace
December 8, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes OR shall we call it winter break camp? I still think during the holiday season, it’s best to spend more time with the kids as they do grow up so quickly. Enjoy the moment when we can. I recall one of the best preschool teacher and administrator, also a Montessori educator in the area, Susie

stlplace
December 7, 2023
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