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Events in Ferguson Create: A Teachable Moment

A Teachable Moment:  ”Adults, we have such a hard time having these conversations…”  This story was published and aired on St. Louis Public Radio on October 15,2014 and features interviews with Vincent More »

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Old Bonhomme’s Field Day a stl250 Event

Early October always includes the annual Field Day event at Old Bonhomme Elementary.  While the school always strives to incorporate unique themes and learning opportunities for students, the theme for this year More »

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8th Grade Apogee Students Create Cardboard Arcade…with Robots!

Students in Kathleen Mercury’s 8th grade Apogee classes have created cardboard arcade games using cardboard, tape, and NXT robots. Students have spent several weeks planning, building, and testing their arcade games, and More »

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State Treasurer Visits Old Bonhomme Second-Graders

On October 7, 2014, Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel arrived at the Old Bonhomme Elementary School library to speak to second-graders about the importance of voting in elections.  Zweifel read the book More »

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LHWHS’ Goble Weighs In on Social Media in the Classroom

Should teachers be using social media in the classroom?  How long should we keep our children off the grid? Is there value in young people engaging with social tools from Instagram to More »

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LHWHS’s Griffith and District’s Jahnke Named STAM Outstanding Administrators of 2014

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Principal Brad Griffith and Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke are the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Administrators of the Year Award by the Speech and Theatre Association of More »

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2013 Graduate Loomis Youngest Elected Official in Missouri History

2013 graduate, James (Jimmy) Loomis currently serves as the Democratic Committeeman for Clayton Township, a position he was selected to fill in March of 2013, one week after becoming eligible for the More »

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Speech/Debate Team Sweep Varsity Events at Pre-Season Tournament

The speech and debate team competed in their first tournament of the year – a pre-season conference tournament hosted by the Greater Saint Louis Speech Association. The team was very successful in More »

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Ladue Staff Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

It started with Reed Elementary School challenging district administrators… Then the district administrators challenged the principals… The first to take on the challenge was Kerri Wetzel, director of the Ladue Early Childhood More »

Robotics Teams Wins Strategy and Innovation Award

Ladue School District’s robotics team won a Strategy and Innovation Award for their robot, “LEGO My Chocolate.”

Hundreds of teachers, peers and members of the community watched and cheered as 24 teams competed in the first-ever Mid-Missouri FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Qualifier tournament at Camdenton High School on November 16, 2013.

Read the full story that appeared in “The Lake Today.” 

Boys Varsity Soccer Finishes Strong with All-Conference Recognitions

Coach Matt Prange was named Suburban South Conference Coach of the Year with Varsity Boys players also earning All-Conference recognition.

Defensive Player of the Year:  Steven Orgill, Senior

First Team:  

Eric Stuber, Senior: Goalie

Michael Wielansky, Junior: Midfielder

Eric Petersen, Senior: Defender

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Nathan Rushing, Senior: Midfielder

Reid Cytron, Senior: Midfielder

Patrick Sullivan, Senior: Defender

 

Conway’s Reynolds Shows His Dance Moves

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Carter Reynolds, a kindergartener at Conway Elementary School, was recently seen dancing on television, in a KSDK story about a dancing class for children with cerebral palsy.  Both Carter, and his mother Shelly Reynolds, are interviewed in this heartwarming and inspiring story.

LMS Wins Staff Volleyball Tournament

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The Ladue Middle School staff  are the champs of the 2013 Staff Volleyball tournament.  The Ladue Early Childhood Center and Spoede Elementary school also fielded teams.  Other staff members, as well as spouses and children, cheered on all three teams and a good time was had by all.  It also gave Ladue Middle School a chance to show off their new rock climbing wall and let staff members and their families give it a try.

Conway’s Walther Performs at Carnegie Hall

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Nancy Walther, music teacher at Conway Elementary School and member of The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed at Carnegie Hall on Friday, November 22, 2013 in Benjamin Britten’s opera, “Peter Grimes.”

“I am thrilled to be part of this powerful production with our amazing orchestra and an awesome cast of opera singers,” stated Walther.  ”Only a handful of elite orchestras routinely get invitations to perform at Carnegie and the St. Louis Symphony is fortunate enough to be one of them.”  

Ladue Broadcast Technology Students Win National Awards

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The student-produced television show Ladue View, finished 8th in the nation for “Best of Show” at the 2013 JEA/NSPA (Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association). Over 5,500 journalism students and advisers attended this conference in Boston.

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2008 Graduate Heidenreich Pays It Forward as a Resource Teacher

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Emma Heidenreich, a 2008 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School and recent graduate of the University of Kansas is now a resource teacher in the Shawnee Mission School District. Emma recently completed her own personal campaign to raise private funds to buy iPads for her students at Brookridge Elementary School in Kansas City.  She is shown here featured on the cover of the University of Kansas School of Education Alumni Magazine.

2009 Graduate Betsy Crowder to Intern for German Parliament

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate Betsy Crowder has recently been accepted as an intern for a member of the German Parliament.  She will be in Germany from March to August 2014 for this program funded by the German government through an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) program.  Betsy is also a 2013 graduate of Washington University.

Find Out Why Students, Staff and Parents Say “We Love Ladue!”

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On the last few days of the 2012-13 school year, students, staff and parents were asked “Why does your school rock?”  Find out what they said at…

Ladue Middle School, Reed Elementary School and Spoede Elementary School

Conway Elementary School, Old Bonhomme Elementary School and Ladue Horton Watkins High School

Speech and Debate Teams Find Success at Local Round Robins

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School speech and debate team, the Talking Rams, competed in the Oakville Events Round Robin hosted by Oakville High School on Friday, November 1. 2013 and the Brentwood Debate Round Robin hosted by Brentwood High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.