Student Standouts for November 6

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 weeklynews@micds.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.

Check out each of the posts on Facebook (Post 1, Post 2, Post 3), on Instagram, or Twitter. Note that photos are taken by fellow MICDS senior and Humans of St. Louis intern Ava Mandoli ’21.

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.

Ray Scores Another Individual Title

Julia Ray ’23 is at it again! On Friday at McNair Park in St. Charles, she won the Class 5 District 3 individual title in just 18:47 as shared on STL High School Sports here. Way to go, Julia!

Photo Credit: Paul Halfacre, STLhighschoolsports.com

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!