Student Standouts: Coen ’21, Falk ’21, Strelo ’22, Kleinlehrer ’22, Pellegrini ’23, Ray ’23, and Boys Soccer in the News
Congratulations to this week’s standouts below. Way to go #RamNation! And as always, if you have a story to share, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Featured on Humans of St. Louis
Right before the general election, MICDS senior Henry Coen ’21 was featured in several posts on Humans of St. Louis. “Just because I can’t vote, doesn’t mean I can’t have opinions and give people facts.” Henry highlights his perspective on getting involved in elections, politics, and what gives him hope for the future.
Rams Finish Boys State Cross Country Championships Strong
Will Falk ’21 and Jackson Strelo ’22 competed Thursday at the State Cross Country Class 3 Championships. Falk placed 24th and medaled with a finish time of 17:14. Strelo placed 47th with a time of 17:54.
Junior Publishes Article as Teen Editor
MICDS junior Noah Kleinlehrer ’22 is a Teen Editor for St. Louis Jewish Light. His article, Pandemic offers a chance to appreciate ‘normal’ school, was published on October 23. In his writing, he reflects on the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic and contemplates how we’re handling the coronavirus pandemic now. Be sure to read his article here.
Sophomore Earns Fellowship with Civics Unplugged
Congratulations to Deren Pellegrini ’23 for earning a fellowship with Civics Unplugged, a selective, national program for Generation Z leaders to build the future of American democracy! “As a first-generation American, I’m keenly aware of the importance of a healthy and thriving democracy,” Deren says. “I’m excited to be selected to this community of youth civic engagement empowered to build the future of American democracy. I’m looking forward to connecting with high school students all over the U.S. and learning how to contribute to efforts to make our social and political systems work better.”
Boys Soccer Earns District Title
The MICDS Boys soccer team knocked out Westminster in the Class 2 District 3 championship game, earning them their first district title! Check out the game recap here. The team will play next Tuesday in the state quarterfinal. Go Rams!