Category Archives: Students

LHWHS Broadcast Student Receives National Recognition

Samantha Shanker

C-SPAN recently announced the 75 winning videos in the 2013 StudentCam competition, and Ladue Senior Samantha Shanker was recognized with an Honorable Mention for her documentary, “On Education.” 

LMS Science Bowl Places Second in Region

LMS Science Team 2013

On Saturday, March 2, 2013, the Ladue Middle School Science Bowl Team placed second at the regional tournament at the St. Louis Science Center.  The team was undefeated going into the final round.  Team members (from left to right) are: Patrick Naughton, Teddy Vincent, Jeffrey Wang, Melissa Melnick and Julia Lieu.

LMS Sixth-Graders Win NFL Ram’s “2013 Play 60 Challenge”

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Ladue Middle School sixth-graders won the NFL St. Louis Ram’s “2013 Play 60 Challenge.” Below are pictures from the sixth-grades field trip to Rams Park, part of the reward for dedicating themselves to winning this prestigious award.

13 Seniors Are Finalists in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Competition

2012 National Merit

On January 31, 2013, the following Ladue Horton Watkins High School seniors were announced to be finalists in the National Merit Scholarships Competition.  All semi-finalists announced earlier this year were also named as finalists.

All of this year’s semifinalists are pictured here:

LMS Math Team Excels at Regional Mathcounts Competition

The Ladue Middle School (LMS) Math team participated in the Mathcounts Regional Competition on February 16, 2013.  The following students represented LMS: Ben Phung, Justin Chen, Albert Lui, Alex Tan, Hans Chan, Seema Patil, Barath Palanisamy, Patrick Hwang, and Kevin Jiang.

LHWHS Science Olympiad Team Places Second in Region

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Science Olympiad Team placed second in the Regional Tournament behind John Burroughs School.  The team placed in 18 of the 23 events, taking away nine gold mdals, four silver medals, three bronze medals and two honorable mentions.  

DECA Students Qualify for State Conference

Seventeen DECA students qualified for the State DECA Career Development Conference by competing at the DECA District CDC. These students competed in Principles of Business Administration, Individual Series, Team Decision-Making, Business Management, and Entrepreneurship Events against students from 13 different school districts in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Old Bonhomme Recognized as Missouri State School of Character

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Old Bonhomme Elementary School is one of only 15 schools in Missouri to receive the State School of Character designation.  The program is conducted by CHARACTERplus®, a division of Cooperating School Districts, and is the most rigorous award process in the field of character education.

See video created by Old Bonhomme Physical Education teacher Connie Jander at Old Bonhomme’s School of Character banner presentation on May 16, 2013.