Academics Building Recognition Ladue Middle School Students

Ladue Middle School Places 2nd in Book Battle

Ladue Middle School won second place in the St. Louis Area-Wide Book Battle on May 4.

The team of Joan Gaffigan (8), James Hellmann (8), Eva Kaul (8), Tiya Kaul (7), Cooper Keys (8), Maya Mathew (8), Ira Rodrigues (8), and Kyla Spiegelglass (7) competed against 19 other middle school teams in the book trivia event.

The Book Battle, sponsored and organized by Pattonville School District, gives middle school students the opportunity to meet and discuss current books of interest.

Book Battle organizers create a list of 20 books that includes a variety of genres and reading levels; students read and study the books throughout the school year to prepare for the year-end trivia competition.