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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 Eighth-Graders Win Project Research Award

Six Ladue Middle School students won the Project Research Award at Eastern Missouri State tournament on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Eighth-graders Claire Englander, Grace Hardester, Maggie Lochmoeller, Rebecca Cunningham, Rose Coughlin, and 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 »

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LHWHS Boys Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Season with Impressive Recognitions.

With the second best record in Ladue Schools history, Ladue Horton Watkins High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team finished fifth in the state with a 20-5-1 record.  The team was District Champions for More »

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LHWHS Alumni Ryan Feit Accepts Award From Royalty

Alumni Ryan Feit, class of 2001, found his niche in the business world.  He is CEO of SeedInvest, which is a crowd-funding venture capital company that allows smaller investors to buy equity in startups. More »

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Ladue Early Childhood Center’s Ayres receives December Excellence in Education Award

Ladue Early Childhood Center (LECC) Preschool Teacher Dee Ayres began working in the district in 2007. LECC Director Kerri Wetzel says Dee is a “role model in her management skills and working with More »

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LMS Annual Fundraiser Nets 19,026 Canned Goods for Area Families

Sometimes hunger and homelessness go hand-in-hand in a community, so the students at Ladue Middle School sponsored activities to make a difference.  To help Feed the Children organization, LMS sponsored a penny More »

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Fifth-Graders Collect 500 Cans of Food for “Turkey Bowl”

Fifth-graders in the Ladue School District collected 500 canned goods at the first-ever “Turkey Bowl.”  The event was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Ladue Horton Watkins High School varsity football captains More »

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Student Game Designers Demo Prototypes

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 More »

Panorama/Rambler Staff Receive School Publication Recognitions

On March 10, 2014, student work on Ladue Horton Watkins High School publications received the following honors at the Sponsors of School Publications Contest held at Webster University:

  • The Panorama staff received an Excellent rating in Overall Newspaper
  • Rambler staff received an Honorable Mention in Overall Yearbook.  This is the first time in many years the Rambler has competed in a critique.
  • LadueToday.com received an Honorable Mention for Overall Online Publication.

LMS Students Excel at National French Exam

Eleven eighth grader students took the National French Exam on March 8, 2014.  Four students placed nationally on the “Le Grand Concours” test, a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.  Students are evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills in French.  Nearly 100,000 students in all 50 states competed in the 2014 event.

LHWHS Broadcast Work Featured on “Student Voice”

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The Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Broadcast Technology department just announce a new online partnership to distribute students broadcast technology work to over 100,000 online subscribers each month. BAM Radio Network is the largest all-education radio network in the nation. Student work will be featured in a new program called “Student Voice,” and LHWHS students will provide the first video show to their network ever! 

Reed Elementary School’s Bokermann Receives March Excellence in Education Award

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A teacher who is considered a trendsetter in education and classroom rehabbing received the March 2014 Excellence in Education Award. Michelle Bokermann of Special School District has been a speech language pathologist at Reed Elementary School since receiving her graduate degree from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville in 2002.

Old Bonhomme’s Humphrey Supports “Unsorted”

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Lori Humphrey, second-grade teacher at Old Bonhomme Elementary School, was recently interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the play Unsorted.  Humphrey was the district’s Teacher of the Year for the 2012-13 school year and was also the recipient of an Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award.  Humphrey has applied for a Gold Star Grant to fund presentation of the play to students and personnel in the Ladue School District to kick off the school year in September. The request specifies that Unsorted be performed as well for parents and the community to promote home-school connections.

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Humphrey was also interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about her interest in and support of this production.

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LHWHS Linehan Recipient of Pedal the Cause Award

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Young Olivette Resident Receives Top Honors
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Pedal the Cause presents Clare Blase Spirit Award to Ben Linehan   

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 25, 2013) — Pedal the Cause is pleased to announce that sixteen-year-old Olivette resident and Ladue High School student, Ben Linehan, is the recipient of the 2013 Pedal the Cause Clare Blase Spirit Award.

LHWHS Jacob Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

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News release published by University of Missouri – St. Louis…

UMSL honors 47 high school students for distinguished achievement in science

On February 20, 2014, more than 200 proud parents and teachers came to honor 47 high school juniors at the annual Distinguished Achievement Awards for Science Excellence dinner presented by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

LMS Mathcounts Team Places First in Regional Competition

Ten students from Ladue Middle School (LMS) participated in the Regional Mathcounts Competition on February 15-16, 2014.  The team of Anna Zhong, Kevin Jiang, Edward Wu, and Justin Chen placed first at Regionals and will represent LMS at the state competition in March.  Moses Schindler will also represent LMS at state in the individual competition.

LMS Petersen Appointed to NSTA Science Scope Advisory Board

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Elizabeth Petersen, seventh-grade science teacher at Ladue Middle School was appointed in February 2014 to the NSTA Science Scope Advisory Board.  The work of this group is targeted toward promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.  Science Scope Magazine is the the NSTA publication for middle school science teachers.

LMS Eisenman Selected as Missouri Top Middle Level Youth Volunteer

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On February 7, 2014, Ladue Middle School eighth-grader Sarah Eisenman was selected as Missouri’s top Middle Level youth volunteer in the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. In Sarah’s volunteer project, which was also her Girl Scout Silver Award project, she demonstrated leadership by designing and furnishing reading rooms at HavenHouse St. Louis. HavenHouse is a home-away-from-home that serves more than 3,000 patients a year and their families, who travel to St. Louis from all over the United States and 46 other nations to receive medical treatment.

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