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LHWHS 1959 Alumni Russell Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) alumni Charles Andrew “Andy” Russell, class of 1959, will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. The Enshrinement Ceremony will take place on January More »

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LMS Eighth-Graders Win Project Research Award

Six Ladue Middle School students won the Project Research Award at Eastern Missouri State tournament on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Eighth-graders Claire Englander, Grace Hardester, Maggie Lochmoeller, Rebecca Cunningham, Rose Coughlin, and More »

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LMS’ Harold Webb’s The Chalkboard Podcast Receives Rave Reviews

It’s an exciting time for the Ladue Middle School eighth-grade Science Teacher and Ladue Horton Watkins High School Junior Varsity Tennis Coach, Harold Webb.  Webb can now add podcaster extraordinaire to his More »

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LHWHS Varsity Football Rams Celebrate Outstanding Season

Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Rams celebrated some amazing  accomplishments with a 12-2 record. The team was National Division Champions of the Suburban Central Conference, District Champions and State Semifinalists. All Conference athletes More »

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LHWHS Boys Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Season with Impressive Recognitions.

With the second best record in Ladue Schools history, Ladue Horton Watkins High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team finished fifth in the state with a 20-5-1 record.  The team was District Champions for More »

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LHWHS Alumni Ryan Feit Accepts Award From Royalty

Alumni Ryan Feit, class of 2001, found his niche in the business world.  He is CEO of SeedInvest, which is a crowd-funding venture capital company that allows smaller investors to buy equity in startups. More »

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Ladue Early Childhood Center’s Ayres receives December Excellence in Education Award

Ladue Early Childhood Center (LECC) Preschool Teacher Dee Ayres began working in the district in 2007. LECC Director Kerri Wetzel says Dee is a “role model in her management skills and working with More »

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LMS Annual Fundraiser Nets 19,026 Canned Goods for Area Families

Sometimes hunger and homelessness go hand-in-hand in a community, so the students at Ladue Middle School sponsored activities to make a difference.  To help Feed the Children organization, LMS sponsored a penny More »

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Fifth-Graders Collect 500 Cans of Food for “Turkey Bowl”

Fifth-graders in the Ladue School District collected 500 canned goods at the first-ever “Turkey Bowl.”  The event was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Ladue Horton Watkins High School varsity football captains More »

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Student Game Designers Demo Prototypes

Two Ladue Middle School students, Hale Masaki and Alex Krasnoff, attended Stonemaier Games’s Design Day, a game design event. Alex entered his game, Venturing Vaults, and playtested it twice with two different More »

Ladue and Saint Louis Success at Speech and Debate MSHSAA State Tournament

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) speech and debate team, the Talking Rams, were represented at the Missouri High School Activities Association (MSHSAA)  State tournament by the following students:

Benjamin Collinger (11) and Rasika Sant (10) – Policy Debate
Emily Chu (12) – Radio Speaking
Miriam Hauptman (11) – Prose Reading
Shira Morosohk (12) – Original Oratory

Tushar Raj (11) was the team’s official timekeeper.

Congratulations to Benjamin and Rasika on advancing to the semifinal round of Policy Debate. Benjamin and Rasika only lost one of eight ballots during their four preliminary rounds of competition.

In addition to LHWHS’s success, the St. Louis region brought back six state championships and had finalists in all but one of the speech events. MSHSAA State was truly a remarkable weekend for St. Louis speech and debate!

The team will next compete in the National Catholic Forensic League tournament in Chicago, IL over Memorial Day Weekend followed by the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament in Overland Park, KS in June.

LHWHS Choir Sings on Monday Night Raw

Following is the article describing the opening segment in which members of the Ladue Horton Watkins High School choir sang:

LHWHS Graduate Speaks Out on Diversity in NY Magazine

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate Jill Bloomberg is the principal of Park Slope Collegiate and speaks out on diversity and education in this New York Magazine article entitled: New York State Has the Most Segregated Schools in the Nation.  

 

Spanish Honor Society Creates Special Birthday Celebration

On April 27, 2014, 25 Spanish Honor Society students gathered at the Ronald McDonald house to celebrate the birthday of two residents – Eduardo, from Ecuador, turned two-years-old and Andre, from Perú, turned 6.  The students went all the way by preparing a piñata, cake, decorations, games and songs for the children.   These students made a very special Sunday for those small residents at the Ronald McDonald house.

 

LHWHS Evans Receives Scholarship

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The Special Education Foundation, in partnership with Special School District (SSD), recognized 19 students with Rosemary Zander Awards at the annual Commitment to Kids Banquet on April 24, 2014.  Another 17 scholarships and camperships were awarded to students at the event by local organizations, including the Special Education and Foundation and the Bonhomme Lions. Ladue Horton Watkins High School senior Mallory Evans received the Allison M. Haake Memorial Scholarship.  

LHWHS’ Donnell Inspires

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As reported in MoMileSplit…

Ladue juniors Annie Donnell and Allison Moehrle share a unique bond seldom seen on the track.

They run every race together. Share every practice stride with each other. They’re almost inseparable. And it has to be that way. Moehrle serves as the eyes for Donnell, who has not let her blindness deter her from training and competing for the Rams.

Old Bonhomme’s Jim Places First in State

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Justin Jim, a kindergartener at Old Bonhomme Elementary School placed first in the Missouri State Boys Gymnastic Championship.  Jim participated in the 4-5-year-old age category.

LMS Science Team Wins State Competition

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The Ladue Middle School (LMS) Science Olympiad team placed first in the April 12, 2014 state competition, qualifying the team for the national tournament.  The national tournament will be held this year at the University of Central Florida and this is the twentieth time in LMS’ 25-year club history to qualify.

Ladue/Clayton Support Coaches v. Cancer

For the second year in a row, students from Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Clayton High School combined efforts to raise funds for Coaches vs. Cancer.  This program, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, empowers coaches, their teams, and their communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs, and fundraising activities.  

LHWHS Students Exhibit at Young Artist Showcase

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The following Ladue Horton Watkins High School students had work accepted into this year’s Emerson Young Artists’ Showcase at the Artists’ Guild juried by Jesse Cerruti:

  • Ingrid Olson
  • Samantha Robbins (Will and Erna Rudolph Annual Prize for Young Artist, $100)
  • Stella Schindler
  • Ashley Turner
  • Bailey Washington
  • Hejin (Mary)  Xiao (Ciola Longmire Memorial Prize for Human Figure, $100)
  • Madison Yang (Clay Eugene Jordan Annual Prize for Drawing, $100) (Pictured)