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Behr Named Outstanding Project Lead The Way Engineering Teacher

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Hannah Behr, who was recognized as a 2015-2016 Outstanding Project Lead the Way Engineering Teacher! Project Lead the Way is the nation’s leading provider of More »

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Speech & Debate Team Racks Up First Place Wins

Congratulations to the Talking Rams, the LWHHS speech and debate team, who won first place in the 2015 Parkway Classic hosted by Parkway West on Oct. 9 & 10. The team also took More »

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LHWHS Student Attends Girls Nation 2015 in Washington D.C.

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Huayu Gao, who attended the Missouri Girls State program this summer and was selected as one of the two “senators” to represent Missouri for More »

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LHWHS Alum’s Glass Factory a Successful Venture in St. Louis

Many graduates of Ladue Horton Watkins High School go on to lead happy, successful careers after leaving our doors. Jim McKelvey, a 1983 alum, is among them. One of his ventures, the More »

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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 »

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.

2012 LHWHS Graduate Chesson Preps for the Business World


Ladue Horton Watkins High School Jehu Chesson, class of 2012, is concentrating on his next move at the University of Michigan. Chesson was a receiver with the LHWHS Football Rams. Wooed by the Wolverines at the University of Michigan, Jehu earned a spot as a wide receiver.

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 earned fourth place overall, and every team member that competed won a medal.

Junior First Lego League Competition at Reed Elementary School

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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 has presented students with new and exciting challenges to spark creativity.