Category Archives: Academics

LHWHS’ Panorama Sports Editor Aaron Bry Receives Prestigious Honor

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Aaron Bry has been named a Walter Williams Scholar in the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri at Columbia. 

LHWHS Speech & Debate Team Takes Third Place in Competition

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More than a dozen Ladue Horton Watkins High School students came home winners from the Marquette Invitational Tournament held on February 13-14, 2015 in Chesterfield, Missouri.

LMS Science Olympiad Teams Add More Medals

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Ladue Middle School Science Olympiad teams traveled to the Chicago area to compete in an invitational tournament on Saturday, February 7, 2015.  The varsity team won first place, the junior varsity team earned fourth place overall, and every team member that competed won a medal.

Junior First Lego League Competition at Reed Elementary School

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Students at Reed Elementary School, Old Bonhomme Elementary School, Spoede Elementary School and Conway Elementary School participated in the Ladue Lego Expo on Saturday, February 7, 2015.Since 2004, Junior First Lego League has presented students with new and exciting challenges to spark creativity.

LMS Students Score High in the St. Louis Chapter MathCounts Competition

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On Saturday, February 7, 2015, ten Ladue Middle School students participated in MathCounts, St. Louis Chapter, competition at Florissant Valley Community College.

LMS Science Olympiad Teams Advances to State Competition

The Ladue Middle School Science Olympiad teams placed first and third at the Regional 6 Tournament on January 31, 2015. The Competition Team will advance to the state competition in April at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.

Old Bonhomme Elementary’s Shockley Receives January 2015 Education in Excellence Award

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The best term to describe Margaret Shockley, a fourth grade teacher at Old Bonhomme Elementary School, is a relationship specialist. Her people skills, as well as her experience and expertise in education, have earned Margaret the 2015 January Excellence in Education Award. Principal Cheryl Kirchgessner cited endless examples of why this honor was bestowed on the fourth-grade teacher. “Margaret is a wonderful example of the exceptional teaching staff in our district.”

LHWHS Varsity Football Rams Win St. Louis Rams National Guard High School Team of the Year Award!

Team of Year 2015

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Varsity Football Rams have been named the St. Louis Rams National Guard High School Team of the Year.  The Rams became eligible for this honor by being chosen as one of four teams in the area noted for their skills, overall academic performance, perseverance, sportsmanship and service to the community.  Receiving the top honor was the result of the Rams receiving the most votes in an online poll.   Christian Brothers College High School (CBC), John Burroughs School and Kirkwood High School were the other eligible teams.

Three LHWHS Students Win Area Computer Awards

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Three Ladue Horton Watkins High School students have been recognized by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT).  Pictured left to right: Rowan Faulkner, Jessica Thoelke, YiFan Zhou.  

LHWHS Students Dominate the Greater Saint Louis Speech Association Conference Tournament

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More than a dozen students competed in the third, and final, invitational of the Greater Saint Louis Speech Association Conference Tournament on January 16-17, 2015, at Ritenour High School. Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Talking Rams swept first place in every team conference category: public speaking, interpretation, congressional debate, debate, and overall conference champions.