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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 »

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The LHWHS Football Rams Win Quarterfinals Against Jackson

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Rams won the Class 5 Quarterfinals against Jackson High School.  Junior James Bell switched the momentum for his teammates by catching More »

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“Ladue View” Takes the Spotlight in Washington, D.C.

Junior Reis Rosenbloom, Senior Jane Nelson and Senior Lillian Donahue represented the Ladue View at the National High School Journalism Convention in Washington D.C., November 6-9, 2014. Ladue View is Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s More »

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LHWHS Edwards and Fox Named Fox 2/Arby’s Athletes of the Week

Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) football players Senior Jack Fox and Junior Daylen Edwards were the Fox 2/Arby’s Athletes of the Week for Friday, November 14, 2014. The duo led the More »

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Ladue Alumni Gear Up for First “Alumni Football Classic”

The Ladue Alumni Sports Committee (LASC) is hosting the first-ever Ladue Alumni Football Classic on Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday, November 29, 2014, at the Ladue West Campus located at 10900 Ladue Rd. from 12 – 5 More »

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LHWHS Sophomore Gloria Zhou Wows Her Audience

Ladue Horton Watkins High School sophomore Gloria Zhou was mentioned in the “Were You There When” section of the Ladue News.  She recently performed the Mendelssohn G Minor Piano Concerto with the Town & Country Symphony More »

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School ‘s Gutchewsky Receives October Excellence in Education Award

Not many school principals would go on record as saying, “If I were opening a new school, with any range of learner or ability level, I would want Kim with me.” But More »

LHWHS Students Earn Top Honors at Local Symposium

Ladue Horton Watkins High School students Yang Liu and Ezra Umen presented their research paper “Generating and Computing Perfect Phylogenies Using Saturated Chains” at the Missouri Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium at Maryville University held March 14-15, 2014.  The students earned first place in their category and second place overall.

LHWHS Among Winners in Robotics Competition

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The Ladue Horton Watkins High School robotics team, Rambunction, took second place in the FIRST Robotics St. Louis Regional held at the Chaifetz Arena on March 13 – 15, 2014.  After losing some close matches, the team was ranked 40th out of 45 teams at the end of qualifying rounds on Saturday morning.  Westminster and Hazelwood Central chose Ladue to compete with their teams in the elimination matches on Saturday afternoon because of the robot’s strong defensive capabilities. The alliance of those three teams went all the way to the finals and proudly took home the second place trophy!

Panorama/Rambler Staff Receive School Publication Recognitions

On March 10, 2014, student work on Ladue Horton Watkins High School publications received the following honors at the Sponsors of School Publications Contest held at Webster University:

  • The Panorama staff received an Excellent rating in Overall Newspaper
  • Rambler staff received an Honorable Mention in Overall Yearbook.  This is the first time in many years the Rambler has competed in a critique.
  • LadueToday.com received an Honorable Mention for Overall Online Publication.

LMS Students Excel at National French Exam

Eleven eighth grader students took the National French Exam on March 8, 2014.  Four students placed nationally on the “Le Grand Concours” test, a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.  Students are evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills in French.  Nearly 100,000 students in all 50 states competed in the 2014 event.

LHWHS Broadcast Work Featured on “Student Voice”

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The Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Broadcast Technology department just announce a new online partnership to distribute students broadcast technology work to over 100,000 online subscribers each month. BAM Radio Network is the largest all-education radio network in the nation. Student work will be featured in a new program called “Student Voice,” and LHWHS students will provide the first video show to their network ever! 

Reed Elementary School’s Bokermann Receives March Excellence in Education Award

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A teacher who is considered a trendsetter in education and classroom rehabbing received the March 2014 Excellence in Education Award. Michelle Bokermann of Special School District has been a speech language pathologist at Reed Elementary School since receiving her graduate degree from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville in 2002.

Old Bonhomme’s Humphrey Supports “Unsorted”

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Lori Humphrey, second-grade teacher at Old Bonhomme Elementary School, was recently interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the play Unsorted.  Humphrey was the district’s Teacher of the Year for the 2012-13 school year and was also the recipient of an Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award.  Humphrey has applied for a Gold Star Grant to fund presentation of the play to students and personnel in the Ladue School District to kick off the school year in September. The request specifies that Unsorted be performed as well for parents and the community to promote home-school connections.

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Humphrey was also interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about her interest in and support of this production.

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LHWHS Linehan Recipient of Pedal the Cause Award

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News release from Pedal the Cause…

Young Olivette Resident Receives Top Honors
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Pedal the Cause presents Clare Blase Spirit Award to Ben Linehan   

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 25, 2013) — Pedal the Cause is pleased to announce that sixteen-year-old Olivette resident and Ladue High School student, Ben Linehan, is the recipient of the 2013 Pedal the Cause Clare Blase Spirit Award.

LHWHS Jacob Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

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News release published by University of Missouri – St. Louis…

UMSL honors 47 high school students for distinguished achievement in science

On February 20, 2014, more than 200 proud parents and teachers came to honor 47 high school juniors at the annual Distinguished Achievement Awards for Science Excellence dinner presented by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

LMS Mathcounts Team Places First in Regional Competition

Ten students from Ladue Middle School (LMS) participated in the Regional Mathcounts Competition on February 15-16, 2014.  The team of Anna Zhong, Kevin Jiang, Edward Wu, and Justin Chen placed first at Regionals and will represent LMS at the state competition in March.  Moses Schindler will also represent LMS at state in the individual competition.