Last winter, Joshua Kazdan, now a junior at John Burroughs School, heard about a trip being offered by the Japan America Society of St. Louis to create ambassadorship between the two countries. Interested in Japanese culture, Joshua applied and was selected as part of a group of students for the all-expense-paid trip, thanks to sponsorship by Toyota and Hitachi.
Thanks to busy plant breeders, black has arrived as the new 'in' color for landscape design. The range of horticultural offerings has grown so significantly in recent years that it now needs to be added to our garden wish lists.
Bravo to longtime master of the arts and the dean of Webster University's Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, Peter Sargent, the recipient of this year's Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Webster Groves Arts Commission.
Ste. Genevieve du Bois
Millions of Americans travel for business purposes, and staying healthy is important to making the most of any trip. Jayne McAllister of Jayne McAllister Travel Wellness works with companies across the country to help ensure that employees have all the tips and tools they need to minimize the risk of becoming ill while traveling. She recently shared some advice with LN.
Last month, St. Louis and Ferguson dominated national headlines. As the story surrounding Michael Brown's shooting grew, my 11- and 13-year-old boys had many concerns about the incident itself and their safety, but they also had more general questions about racial conflict, economic differences, and why everyone was so upset.
Meghan Christina Blase and Charles Brian Flynn
Story: Life in Czarist Russia is harsh for the Jewish residents of Anatevka, but it is the life they know. Their story is seen through the lens of Tevye the dairyman, who with his wife Golda struggles to raise their five daughters according to the precepts of the “Good Book.” The world, however, is evolving rapidly, and those changes are reaching even into their small, inconspicuous community.
James and Sharon Robinson
Deana Sussman, Randy Fleisher
Holly Ingraham, Chris Hexter
Mary Ann McLaughlin, Judy Freiberg, Pat Dulle
Steven Harris, Rick Teitelman, Jim & Jennifer Horrom
Helen Rodgers, Melissa Garcia
Isabella Gross, Joslyn Miller, Mary Blair, Emma Ehll
Leslie Caplan, Zoey, Randy and Gabe Fleisher, Rebecca Frazier
Maria DeShields, Deana Sussman
Aaron Johnson, Karen Kalish
Michael Schmitz, Jesse Swanigan
Karen Kalish, Tony Westbrook, Holly Ingraham, Michael Schmitz
Tony Westbrook, Robin Ehrlich, Susan Kincaid, Emma Ehll
Isabella Gross, Cheryl Polk, Erin Schroeder
Mikal Smith, Peggy Voss
Joseph Chunn, Zoey Fleisher
Cynthia Jones, Lawson Calhoun, Chris Hexter