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Former Track & Field Coach To Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Congratulations to former LHWHS Coach Phil Brusca, who is to be inducted into the U.S. Track and Field Masters Hall of Fame! Please join his family, friends, former athletes and colleagues at More »

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RISE Students Raise Awareness, Donations for Flint Residents

During February, RISE (Reaching Inside Seeking Excellence), a Ladue Horton Watkins High School student organization, is raising funds and donations to help the people of Flint, Michigan, during the area’s water crisis. More »

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LHWHS Senior Facilitates Social Justice Change Discussion

Congratulations to LHWHS senior Kaitlin Crawford for her selection as a lead facilitator of a discussion on social justice in change in schools! The discussion was held after a screening of “The Black Panthers: More »

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Eleven LHWHS Seniors Sign Letters of Intent to Play College Sports

Congratulations to all of our Ladue Horton Watkins High School senior athletes who signed letters of intent to join sport teams at their colleges and universities of choice! The event was held More »

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Third Annual Ladue Dance Marathon Breaks Another Record

This was another record-breaking year for the third annual Ladue Dance Marathon! About 175 students put in a lot of hard work this year, raising a total of $31,146.03 for the Children’s Hospital More »

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The Talking Rams Place 1st in Capital Classic Tournament

The speech and debate team had a great weekend at the Capital Classic hosted by Jefferson City High School. The team placed 1st in team sweepstakes in a tournament of 28 schools! More »

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LHWHS Tri-M Music Honor Society Hosts Benefit Concert

The Ladue Tri-M Music Honor Society held a benefit concert for Play it Forward on Monday, Jan. 25th in the orchestra and band room. The group held an instrument drive during the concert, and More »

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LHWHS Student Volunteers Prepare for Run and Run S’more 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run

Ten Ladue Horton Watkins High School students are preparing for the first ever Run and Run S’more 5k Run and 1-Mile Fun Run event, which will be held on Feb. 28, 2016. Runners More »

LHWHS Students’ Work Featured in 2015 Young Artist Showcase

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Fourteen Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) students’ artwork and  black/white prints were chosen by the St. Louis Artists’ Guild to include in the 41st annual St. Louis Artists Guild Young Artist Showcase:

LMS Science Bowl Team Ties 9th Place in the Nation

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On May 2-3, 2015, the Ladue Middle School (LMS) science bowl team competed in the National Science Bowl finals in Washington, D.C.  There were 48 teams that qualified for the tournament after ranking first place in their regional competitions.  LMS tied at 9th place in the double elimination round.

LHWHS African-American Students Recognized For Their Achievements at Annual Brunch

On May 2, 2015, more than 150 Ladue Horton Watkins High School African-American students were recognized with awards at the 2015 Ladue African American Student Alliance (LAASA) Recognition Brunch at the high school.

Five LHWHS Seniors Sign Letters of Intent to Play College Sports

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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, five Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) seniors participated in a ceremonial signing celebration to show their commitment to attend and play a sport at the universities and college of their choice.

FGC’s Guthrie Receives April 2015 Excellence in Education Award

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Fifth Grade Center’s Communications Arts/Social Studies Teacher Lynda Guthrie received the April 2015 Excellence in Education Award.

“When I look at placing a student who requires a loving and compassionate teacher, but one who will be structured and provide high standards for learning, Lynda is the first teacher that comes to mind,” says Amy Balsavias, counselor at the Fifth Grade Center.

LHWHS Alumna Lise Bernstein Named Among 2015 Women of Achievement

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna Lise Bernstein, (nee Fremder) class of ’73, has been recognized for her volunteer leadership in social justice. Lise is one of ten in the 2015 class for the Women of Achievement Awards. 

LHWHS Team Named State Champions in Policy Debate

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School students, Benjamin Collinger (12) and Rasika Sant (11), earned first place and were named the 2015 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) State Champions in Policy Debate at the 2015 Speech, Debate, and Theatre State Tournament which took place on April 24 and 25, 2015. Benjamin and Rasika were the only undefeated team in the tournament and did not lose a single ballot in preliminary rounds making them the number one seed heading into elimination rounds. Over the course of four preliminary and three elimination rounds, they only dropped two ballots giving them a ballot record of 15-2.

LHWHS Alumnus Ben Solomon Wins Pulitzer Prize

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Ben Solomon, a 2006 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, as part of a team of reporters for The New York Times, was honored on April 21, 2015, with the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.  Ben and his fellow teammates won for their coverage of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which the committee praised for “engaging the public with the scope and the details of the outbreak while holding authorities accountable.”

LHWHS 2015 Seniors Receive More than 100 Awards

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On May 17, 2015, more than 300 seniors graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School, officially making them the Class of 2015. In addition to obtaining their diplomas, 75 students received 147 awards, scholarships and/or recognitions at the annual Senior Awards event on on April 23, 2015.   See the list below.

LHWHS’ Annie Donnell Receives 2015 Rosemary Zander Award

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On April 23, 2015, Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Senior Annie Donnell was awarded the Special School District (SSD) Rosemary Zander Award, the highest recognition given to students who receive services from SSD.  The Special Education Foundation, in partnership with Special School District (SSD), recognized 23 students with Rosemary Zander Awards at the annual Commitment to Kids Banquet.