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See. Serve. Connect. with Dr. Jim Wipke

See. Serve. Connect. with Dr. Jim Wipke

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Join Ladue Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke as he speaks to integral members of the Ladue community.
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See. Serve. Connect. Episode #17: Get to know new LMS Principal Dr. Angela Thompson

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See. Serve. Connect. Episode #18: Recognizing Two Outstanding Teachers for American Education Week
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #18: Recognizing Two Outstanding Teachers for American Education Week
To celebrate American Education Week, Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke is joined by LMS Industrial Technology teacher Mark Biernbaum and Fifth Grade Center Instructional Coach Leah Crawford for an enlightening discussion about why they teach and what brings them joy each day in the Ladue School District.
21:04
November 16, 2022
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #17: Get to know new LMS Principal Dr. Angela Thompson
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #17: Get to know new LMS Principal Dr. Angela Thompson
Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke introduces listeners to the district's newest principal, Dr. Angela Thompson of Ladue Middle School.
14:39
September 07, 2022
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #16: What does it mean to serve on a Board of Education?
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #16: What does it mean to serve on a Board of Education?
Dr. Wipke visits the Fifth Grade Center to talk to students Ellen, James, Kai, Malia, Max, and Miriam about Board of Education Recognition Month and what qualities are important in a board member and leader.
09:46
March 10, 2022
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #15: Discussing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of service with LHWHS seniors
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #15: Discussing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of service with LHWHS seniors
Dr. Wipke is joined by Ladue Horton Watkins High School seniors Kennedy Alexander, Avinash Kamath, Oviya Srihari, and Ryan Tung to talk about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and expand on one of his famous quotes on the meaning of service.
24:49
January 12, 2022
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #14: Talking about the district's newly-formed community book club
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #14: Talking about the district's newly-formed community book club
Dr. Wipke is joined by Ladue Middle School Principal Dr. Tiffany Taylor-Johnson and her son, Fifth Grade Center student Tristen, for a discussion on the district's One Book, One Community book club and "They Called Us Enemy" by George Takei. The community is invited to read the book as a family and join in on a virtual community book club discussion on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. More information can be found on the district's website at www.ladueschools.net.
13:30
November 11, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #13: Looking ahead to the Future-Ready Strategic Plan 2022-2027
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #13: Looking ahead to the Future-Ready Strategic Plan 2022-2027
Dr. Wipke chats with Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Amy Zielinski and ELA Coordinator Laila Crabtree about developing the Strategic Plan and how Ladue Schools families can be part of the process.
27:55
October 01, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #12: May 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Brenna Roth of the Fifth Grade Center
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #12: May 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Brenna Roth of the Fifth Grade Center
Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke talks with art teacher Brenna Roth of the Fifth Grade Center in the latest episode of See. Serve. Connect.
12:03
May 28, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #11: April 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Jamie Strauss of Conway Elementary
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #11: April 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Jamie Strauss of Conway Elementary
Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke talks with kindergarten teacher Jamie Strauss of Conway Elementary in the latest episode of See. Serve. Connect.
19:23
April 30, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #10: March 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Tara McCarthy of the Ladue Early Childhood Center
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #10: March 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Tara McCarthy of the Ladue Early Childhood Center
Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke talks with art teacher Tara McCarthy of the Ladue Early Childhood Center in the latest episode of See. Serve. Connect.
13:59
March 10, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #9: February 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Patricia Brown of Old Bonhomme Elementary
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #9: February 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Patricia Brown of Old Bonhomme Elementary
Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke talks with technology specialist Patricia Brown of Old Bonhomme Elementary in the latest episode of See. Serve. Connect.
21:42
February 24, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #8: A conversation with John R. Green, executive producer with ABC News and former Ladue Schools student
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #8: A conversation with John R. Green, executive producer with ABC News and former Ladue Schools student
Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke talks with John R. Green, a former student at Old Bonhomme Elementary who now is Executive Producer of Special Programming with ABC News. John has kept his former school close to his heart in large part because of his first-grade teacher, Christine Williams. The two have remained close friends ever since John was a student in her class in the 1970s. In fact, Christine's influence on John's life inspired him to take on a new role in his professional career: children's author. John read two of his books to first-grade classes at Old Bonhomme via Zoom in December, with his former teacher also on the call.
32:26
January 28, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #7: January 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Susan Gartenberg of Reed Elementary
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #7: January 2021 Excellence in Education Award-winner Susan Gartenberg of Reed Elementary
Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke talks with counselor Susan Gartenberg of Reed Elementary in the latest episode of See. Serve. Connect.
15:30
January 27, 2021
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #6: December 2020 Excellence in Education Award-winner Kelly Jackson of Spoede Elementary
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #6: December 2020 Excellence in Education Award-winner Kelly Jackson of Spoede Elementary
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #6: December 2020 Excellence in Education Award-winner Kelly Jackson of Spoede Elementary
13:33
December 10, 2020
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #5: October 2020 Excellence in Education Award-winner Megan Grossbauer of Ladue Middle School
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #5: October 2020 Excellence in Education Award-winner Megan Grossbauer of Ladue Middle School
Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke sits down with Megan Grossbauer, 7th grade math teacher at Ladue Middle School and winner of the district's Excellence in Education Award for October.
12:44
October 27, 2020
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #4: Talking with Excellence in Education Award-winner Wendy Guhr of LHWHS
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #4: Talking with Excellence in Education Award-winner Wendy Guhr of LHWHS
Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke sits down with Wendy Guhr, English teacher at Ladue Horton Watkins High School and winner of the district's Excellence in Education Award for September.
15:51
September 30, 2020
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #3: Return to Learn Plan
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #3: Return to Learn Plan
Ladue Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke sits down with Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Amy Zielinski to talk about staff and parent questions related to the district's Return to Learn Plan for the 2020-21 school year.
22:33
July 24, 2020
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #2: High School Seniors Interviewed
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #2: High School Seniors Interviewed
Ladue School District Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke interviews three graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 about how they are coping being out of school and in isolation during the pandemic, their favorite memories from high school, and what's next for each student. This episode was produced by Don Goble, May, 2020.
34:24
May 08, 2020
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #1 with Dr. Jim Wipke
See. Serve. Connect. Episode #1 with Dr. Jim Wipke
Join Ladue Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke as he speaks to integral members of the Ladue community on the new podcast, See. Serve. Connect.  In this introductory episode, Dr. Wipke outlines the future of this podcast – we hope you'll follow along! This podcast will serve to: 1. Support our students and staff to promote the wonderful happenings in our district! 2. Discuss public school education in today’s times. 3. Engage our community Dr. Wipke will also have a thought to live by until the next podcast! If you'd like to view the video of this podcast, click here.
10:36
April 28, 2020