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LHWHS Renovation Project Receives Local Media Attention

As part of KMOV-TV’s News 4 School segment, reporter Alissa Reitmeier visited Ladue Horton Watkins High School campus on March 3, 2015. She toured the science labs and highlighted the school’s need More »

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Spoede Elementary School Hosts MATH FACT SCHOLARS

MATH FACT SCHOLARS is a weekly math-testing program that provides Pre-K to sixth grade students with the opportunity to advance their math skills – earning ribbons, medals and trophies along the way!  Students work at More »

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Old Bonhomme Third and Fourth Graders Compete in Equations Tournament

Thirty-two third and fourth-graders from Old Bonhomme Elementary School participated in the Equations Tournament at University of Missouri at St. Louis on February 24, 2015.  More »

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LMS Science Bowl Team Takes First Place in Local Competition

Four Ladue Middle School eighth-graders wowed the audience with their brilliance, ability to reason, content knowledge and sportsmanship at the Missouri Regional Middle School Science Bowl. The competition was held at Washington More »

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LHWHS Speech & Debate Team Takes Third Place in Competition

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. More »

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Old Bonhomme Elementary School Students Win Music Contest

Alexandra Tsygankov, Emily Rosen and George Jurgiel from Old Bonhomme Elementary School were selected as the top 100 winners in the “Picture the Music Contest.” The St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association sponsored More »

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LMS Science Olympiad Teams Add More Medals

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 More »

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Junior First Lego League Competition at Reed Elementary School

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 More »

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LHWHS Football’s Howard Picks Mizzou

Surrounded by fellow Ladue Horton Watkins High School Rams varsity football teammates, Senior Nate Howard made the announcement live on KSDK on January 30, 2015 that he would be attending and playing More »

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The Laduettes Dance Their Way to Nationals Competition

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Laduettes dance team won first place in Pom and first place in Hip Hop in the St. Charles Classic Dance Team Competition on January 24, 2015. More »

Six LHWHS Students Participate in 2014 STARS Program

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Six Ladue Horton Watkins High School students participated in the 2014 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL.)  STARS pairs students with top research mentors from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the host institution, UMSL.

Three Ladue Schools on American Heart Association Honor Roll

Three Ladue Schools made the top ten lists for Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart fundraising in Missouri. Reed Elementary School and Old Bonhomme Elementary School made the top ten list for Jump Rope for Heart, raising $23,407 and $17,937 respectively.  The Fifth Grade Center made the list for Hoops for Heart, raising $11,547.

LMS’s Worthington Named Missouri’s Middle School Counselor of the Year

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The Missouri School Counselor Association honored Ladue Middle School’s Counselor Janey Worthington as its Middle School Counselor of the Year on November 2, 2014, at Tan-Tar-A in the Lake of the Ozarks.  Janey was selected for this recognition based upon the innovation she brings to her position, her leadership role and her service to Ladue Middle School, which was also recognized as a National School of Character.

One of her nominators stated of Janey, “There is always a noticeable difference in her classes:  her students are kinder to one another, they are very familiar with the character program in the school, and they look out for each other and take care of one another.”

This award was open to multi-level school counselors from the state.  With this recognition, Missouri has nominated Janey for the National School Counselor of the Year through the American School Counselor Association.

Senior Ting Ding Takes First Place in National Poster Contest

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Ting Ding, a 2014-15 senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, and student of Sra. Maritza Sloan’s Spanish 4 class, received first place in the digital category from the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP).

The poster contest is a demonstration of students’ understanding of the importance and uses for new languages. The theme for this year’s contest was, “Enriquece tu vida aprediendo otras lenguas” (Enrich your life by learning other languages).

Congratulations to Ting for an extraordinary and artistic job with her poster. To view the other winners in the other categories please visit the link below.
http://www.aatsp.org/?page=PosterWinners_2014

LHWHS Senior Liu Wins Gold at 2014 International Mathematical Olympiad

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School senior, Yang Liu, recently returned from Capetown, South Africa after winning a Gold Medal in the 2014 International Mathematical Olympiad as a member of the six person USA team.   Overall, Team USA finished a very strong second to China.

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LHWHS Students Complete St. Louis Bridge Program

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Chapman (grade 11), Jordan Morris (grade 10) and Tsion Nigussie (grade 10) completed the University of Missouri – St. Louis Bridge Program which equips high school students in grades 9-12 with stimulating educational experiences, college planning, and social and professional competencies critical for the successful matriculation to college.  

LHWHS Kaupp Selected to Tour Turkey in Summer 2014

Ladue Horton Watkins High School social studies teacher, Amanda Kaupp, is one of five St. Louis area teachers chosen to visit Turkey this summer as part of a study tour organized and sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF) in cooperation with the World Affairs Councils of America and its local chapter in St. Louis. Two groups of teachers from across the United States will visit Istanbul, Gelibolu (Gallipoli) and Troy, Canakkale, Bursa, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Konya and Catalhoyuk, Cappadocia and Ankara. 

LHWHS Kauffman Represents Cardinals as All-Star Teacher

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Hank Kauffman, retired Ladue Horton Watkins High School teacher, has been voted in as the Cardinals All-Star Teacher!  Thirty All-Star teachers from across the country will be recognized at this year’s All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota.  Tune in to see them live on FOX, July 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

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LHWHS Graduate Now Prominent Concert Pianist

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Ingrid Jacoby Is A Prominent Concert Pianist Living In London But She Got Her Start Right Here In St. Louis And At Ladue High School 
It’s not easy to make a living as a concert pianist, but St. Louis native Ingrid Jacoby is doing just that.
Jacoby lives in London these days, but she grew up in Olivette, Mo. and went to Ladue Horton Watkins High School. By the age of 12, she was already spending half days studying piano alongside college students at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music. 

Schools/Staff Honored for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Contributions

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The Ladue School District was an instrumental part of the success in this year’s School and Youth Campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, raising a total of $3,203.84.