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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 Laduette 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 »

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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’ 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 »

Spoede Students Report on Summer Plans

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Ladue News story by Brittany Nay

When school’s out for summer, these local students have big plans for their vacation. Join in the fun as they tell LN the sports, camps, trips and more they’ll be enjoying in their free time.

Conway Elementary School’s Wieck Receives May Excellence in Education Award

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Dr. Lane Narvaez described Sarah Wieck, a third-grade teacher at Conway Elementary School, as a “master teacher”  when Sarah received the May 2014 Excellence in Education Award.  Sarah started in the Ladue School District in 2003 as a teacher intern at Conway Elementary School.

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.