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Two LMS’ Girls Continue to Dominate College Music Competition

For the fourth time in recent years, Ladue Middle School eight-graders Ande Siegel and Menea Kefalov wrote and entered their songs in the University of Missouri’s Creating Original Music program and won. More »

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Reed Elementary School’s Genius Hour Program Sparks Media Interest

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, KMOV-TV reporter Alissa Reitmeier visited Reed Elementary School to investigate the buzz about the Genius Hour and why some students are willing to skip recess to participate More »

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LHWHS Alumni Make $1 Million Lead Pledge to LHWHS Renovation

At the Rhythm and Hues fundraising event on March 28, 2015, the Ladue Education Foundation announced that a lead gift of $1 million has been pledged toward a major renovation of Ladue Horton Watkins More »

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Jahnke Named New Superintendent of the Year

Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke was named New Superintendent of the Year by the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) for outstanding performance as a new superintendent.  Dr. Jahnke became superintendent for Ladue More »

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Ladue Middle School’s Taylor-Johnson Surprised By Award

Ladue Middle School Associate Principal Tiffany Taylor-Johnson has been named Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year. More »

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LHWHS Students Dominate at District Career Development Competition

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s DECA chapter triumphed at the District Career Development Competition. Students placed first and second in 15 of the 16 events. More »

Student Game Designers Demo Prototypes

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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 groups of people.

The LHWHS Football Rams Win Quarterfinals Against Jackson

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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 a 33-yard touchdown pass to tie the game 21-21 early in the fourth quarter.  A touchdown and a field goal later, the Rams claimed a 31-21 victory. 

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

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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 monthly produced television news magazine show.  More than 6,000 students and advisers from all over the country attended the convention. Ladue View walked away with six of the highest honors the program has ever received. To see the list of their recognitions and photos, read “Ladue View Wins Multiple National Awards.”

A LHWHS Senior: Think Before You Type

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Lillian Donahue is retracing her tracks on social media sites. Lillian wants to make sure she hasn’t posted anything in the past that would hurt her future chances for getting into the college of her choice. Lillian and high school broadcast/technology teacher,  Don Goble, were recently interviewed for an online article, “How Clean Is Your Digital Footprint?”

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

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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 Rams to a stunning comeback playoff victory over Webster Groves to earn the award.  On Saturday, November 15, 2014 the LHWHS Rams claimed the Quarterfinals victory over Jackson.

Fox 2 Sports reporter Charlie Marlow has story of the Rams football heroes, Jack Fox and Daylen Edwards.

Former Ladue Schools Coach Honored with Surprise Birthday Bash

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Coach Ralph Engelmeyer worked in the Ladue School District for more than thirty years, from 1958 – 1992.   When word got around that Coach Engelmeyer wasn’t in the best of health, his former colleagues, as well as graduates from the ‘60s and ‘80s when his son graduated, threw him a surprise party.  On October 10, 2014 more than seventy guests, including former coaches and counselors, gathered at the Ladue Fifth Grade Center gym to honor the man who was a role model for many students.

Ladue Alumni Gear Up for First “Alumni Football Classic”

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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 p.m.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend this game featuring alumni talent in every capacity — from the players, to the cheerleaders, to the entertainers.  Former Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) football coach, Jerry Maher will serve as honorary coach.

2010 LHWHS Graduate Magruder Published in Scientific Journal

Daniel Sumner Magruder, Ladue Horton Watkins High School, class of 2012, is a neuroscience junior at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Daniel’s article, “Involvement of different mesotocin populations in sexual and aggressive behaviours of the brown anole” was co-written with his professor Dr. David Kabelik and published in Biology Letters, a peer-reviewed scientific journal.

LMS’ Claire Rowe Wins in the Miss Audrain Scholarship Pageant

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Claire Rowe’s was first runner-up and winner of the People’s Choice Award in the Miss Audrain Scholarship Pageant held on November 8, 2014  in Mexico, Missouri. Claire’s winning performance was tap dancing to “Happy.”

Read more on “Miss Audrain 2015” in The Mexico Ledger online.

 

LHWHS Soccer Player Michael Wielansky Named Fox2/Arby’s Athlete of the Week.

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On November 8, 2014, Michael Wielansky was chosen as the Fox 2/Arby’s Athlete of the Week.  See the story aired on Fox 2.