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Ladue Schools’ Boy’s Varsity Tennis Head Coach Named State Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Ladue Schools’ Head Coach for Boy’s Varsity Tennis, Margaret Junker, who has been named State Coach of the Year! The announcement was made at the 2015 Ladue Horton Watkins High More »

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LHWHS Alumna Retires, Runs Nonprofit For Seniors & the Arts

Lynn Friedman Hamilton, a Ladue Horton Watkins High School 1963 alumna, is retired, but she’s not slowing down. In 2009, Lynn launched a nonprofit project, Maturity and its Muse. Now that she’s More »


Spoede Best in State for 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Congratulations to Spoede Elementary School, which has officially been named the #1 school in Missouri for logging the most minutes in the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Thanks to our inspiring teachers More »

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Firefighters and Police Officers Visit Reed Elementary on 9/11

Ladue firefighters and police officers visited Reed Elementary on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, to hand out popsicles to our students during recess! The event was held to commemorate 9/11. More »

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Ladue Schools Graduate and Her Father Paint Phillips 66 Mural

The 1,200-square-foot mural that is being painted in Grand Center is sponsored by Phillips 66 and showcases 66 great things about St. Louis. Liza Fishbone, an alumna of Ladue Horton Watkins High More »

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Ladue Alumnus, National Human Genome Research Institute Director Speaks with Students

A group of Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) students recently had the opportunity to hear Dr. Eric Green, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in Bethesda, Maryland, and More »

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Alumnus Chases his Passion and Succeeds in the Local Art Scene

Deciding to follow one’s passion can be risky when it comes to a career, but for Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumnus Ted Collier, the gamble paid off. Ted started out in More »


LHWHS Alumnus’ Artisan Furniture Business Thrives

If you’re interested in seeing what some of our alumni are up to, check out Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate Martin Goebel’s artisan furniture workshop! Martin’s shop is located on Locust Street More »

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Ladue Middle School Students Excel on MAP Test

Congratulations to our Ladue Middle School students and staff for their spot on a St. Louis Post-Dispatch list of eight area middle schools that mastered the MAP test this year! The tests More »

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LMS Student Named Shriners Hospital’s Hero of the Week

Sadie Strelow, 12, was honored last week as the Fox Sports Midwest’s Shriners Hospital’s Hero of the Week! Sadie is a seventh-grader at Ladue Middle School this year. More »

Reed Elementary’s Zahm Receives February 2015 Education in Excellence Award


Carolyn Zahm, reading specialist at Reed Elementary, received the February 2015 Excellence in Education Award. She has been at Reed Elementary since 1995, beginning as a teacher’s assistant for Special Services and Developmental Kindergarten.

Old Bonhomme Third and Fourth Graders Compete in Equations Tournament

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Thirty-two third and fourth-graders from Old Bonhomme Elementary School participated in the Equations Tournament at University of Missouri at St. Louis on February 24, 2015. 

LHWHS’ Espinosa Places Third in State Wrestling Championships


Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Justin Espinosa finishes his last year as part of the Rams wrestling team with an impressive 50-3 record and third place in the state championship in the 113 lb. weight class.

LMS Science Bowl Team Takes First Place in Local Competition

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Four Ladue Middle School eighth-graders wowed the audience with their brilliance, ability to reason, content knowledge and sportsmanship at the Missouri Regional Middle School Science Bowl. The competition was held at Washington University in St. Louis on February 21, 2015. 

LHWHS’ Panorama Sports Editor Aaron Bry Receives Prestigious Honor


Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Aaron Bry has been named a Walter Williams Scholar in the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri at Columbia. 

1969 LHWHS Grad Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award from University of Illinois College of Medicine


Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate, class of 1969, Dr. Steven Averbuch was presented with the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He was honored at the Reunion Dinner and Gala on September 19-20, 2014.

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.

LHWHS’ Hannah Snidman Explores Life As the Child of a Rabbi


Ladue Horton Watkins School Senior, Hannah Snidman, interviewed several teenagers from various schools across the area for an insider’s look into their lives for the St. Louis Jewish Light.

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 the event. The students listened to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the Fourth Movement and interpreted it in an artistic drawing.