Fourth Grade Students Excelled at Regional First Lego League Competition

Fourth grade students from Reed, Spoede and Old Bonhomme shined at the regional First Lego League Competition! The competition was held at MICDS, Hazelwood West and Brittany Woods. The topic this year was More »

Soccer Awards

Ladue Schools Soccer Coach Named 2015 Coach of the Year

Last week, Dave Aronberg was voted the 2015 Coach of the Year for public schools in the Class 3 division. Dave is the boys soccer coach at Ladue Schools. Chris Naunheim also More »

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Fourteen LHWHS Students Perform Highly On Preliminary SAT

Congratulations to 14 Ladue Horton Watkins High School students who were named National Merit, National Achievement and National Hispanic semifinalists for their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) More »


Ladue Middle School Named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School

On Nov. 9 and 10, the U.S. Department of Education recognized Ladue Middle School as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School at a ceremony at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. LMS was one More »


LMS Student Represents Missouri in World Chess Championship

Congratulations to Iris Zhou, a sixth grader at Ladue Middle School who represented Missouri on the U.S. team in the 2015 World Youth & Cadets Chess Championship! This year, Iris is the More »

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LHWHS Boys Soccer advances to state quarterfinals

The Ladue Horton Watkins boys soccer team is racking up the points and taking home the wins. The Rams beat Parkway West in a Class 3 sectional at Pattonville with a 2-0 win More »


LHWHS Alumnus Selected as Minnesota World Language Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Grant Boulanger, a 1993 Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate, who has been selected as the 2015 Minnesota World Language Teacher of the Year! This award is one of the highest More »


Two LHWHS Seniors Awarded, Five Graduate from STARS Program

Two juniors from Ladue Horton Watkins High School who participated in the 2015 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program won an LMI Aerospace Award in Excellence in Research after presenting More »

Five LHWHS Students Named Academic All Americans in National Speech and Debate Association

Ladue Horton Watkins High School students Benjamin Collinger (12), Miriam Hauptman (12), Simi Falako (11), Tushar Raj (12), and Rasika Sant (11) have been named National Speech and Debate Association Academic All Americans in recognition of speech and debate excellence and academic success.

Member students may be nominated for this prestigious award by meeting several criteria—including maintaining a GPA of 3.7/4.0 or higher in addition to earning an ACT score of 27 or higher and/or a combined SAT score of 2,000 or higher.

Old Bonhomme Students Compete at Math League Competition


On Saturday, April 11, 2015, five fourth-grade Old Bonhomme Elementary students competed at New City School in the Math League Competition. They competed very well against some very tough schools.  These five participants were: Emily Shaw, Robbie Mabbs, Erica Shi, Bryson Liang, and David Ju.

Old Bonhomme’s Jander’s Piece Playce Featured in Teachers’ Publication


Old Bonhomme Physical Education Teacher Connie Jander’s Piece Playce project was featured in the Spring 2015 issue of the Missouri State Teachers Association publication.

Connie wrote the article about the objective of turning playtime into a learning adventure at a spot in the schoolyard called Piece Playce.

Reed Elementary School’s Mathematicians Score National Awards


On April 16, 2015, approximately 250 Reed Elementary School students from second, third and fourth grade competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest.

The goal of the national mathematics contest is to encourage elementary and middle school students’ interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills and to inspire them to excel in math. Once Reed Elementary School posted their scores on the Noetic Learning Math website, their numbers were compared with other schools’ scores across the nation.

LHWHS’ Erwin Ends 2014-15 School Year With Honors

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s DECA Advisor Fran Erwin received the DECA Diamond Award for 2014-2015.  The award is given to the DECA advisor who has contributed the most during the school year.

OBE and LMS Break American Heart Association Donation Record

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Ladue physical education programs and Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart donated more than $50,000 to the American Heart Association this year.

Bonhomme Elementary School students donated $21, 913 to the American Heart Association through their 2014-2015 Jump Rope for Heart fundraising campaign. More than seventy percent of the student body turned in a donation compared to the national average of ten percent at schools across the country. Ladue Middle School students collected their largest donation ever of $10,000.

LHWHS Buckner’s Perfect Game Scores Athlete of the Week

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School sophomore, Ty Buckner, pitched a perfect game on March 25, 2015 against Parkway West.  The 2-0 win came after Buckner retired 21 batters in 67 pitches with 6 strike outs.  Fox 2 News named Buckner Athlete of the Week.

View the Fox 2 Athlete of the Week segment here.  

Ladue School District Honors Three Chiefs of Police


On April 8, 2015, the Board of Education recognized the Creve Coeur, City of Olivette and City of Ladue police chiefs and their departments for their service in keeping the schools within the Ladue School District safe.

LHWHS Alumnus Gregory’s Art of Persuasion Leads to Victory at National Tournament


Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumnus Jerome Gregory, class of 2013, earned first place in Rhetorical Criticism and was named tournament champion in the Individual Sweepstakes at the 2015 American Forensic Association’s National Individual Events Tournament in Athens, Ohio, April 16-20, 2015. Jerome also placed second in Persuasive Speaking and third in After Dinner Speaking. He advanced to the semifinal round in Extemporaneous Speaking and was a quarterfinalist in Impromptu Speaking and Informative Speaking. 

LHWHS’ Computer Scientists Become Two-Time Winners at Programming Competition


On Saturday, April 4, 2015, eight Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) computer scientists competed in the largest ever Webster University Annual High School Programming Challenge. Team Moose, consisting of seniors Brian Jiang, Warren Biest, and Yang Liu, placed first in a field of 22 teams. This is the second consecutive year that a LHWHS team has placed first in this competition and the second year that Brian Jiang and Warren Biest and have been on the first place team.

Other computer scientists competing for LHWHS were YiFan Zhou, Rowan Faulkner; Junior: Gregory Farn and sophomores: Jeffrey Wang and Patrick Naughton.