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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 »

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LHWHS Grads Chosen For McDonald’s and UNCF Scholarship

Congratulations to three Ladue Horton Watkins High School Graduates for being chosen for the McDonald’s Academic Excellence Award Scholarship! Nautica Huddleston, Gabrielle Hannah, and Malcolm Davis will each receive a $3,000 scholarship More »

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Reed Elementary Teacher Receives $1,000 Grant

Karen Engelkenjohn, a Gifted Specialist at Reed Elementary School, received a $1,000 grant from Monsanto on the first day of school that will be used to buy agriculturally-focused kits for students.  Karen More »

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From Play-Doh to the Playground, Students Hang Out with Foster Kids

Save the Children, a blossoming club at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, spent some quality time with 15 foster children at an event sponsored by the Foster & Care Coalition on Aug. More »

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LHWHS Senior Receives Congressional Award Gold Medal

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Jacqueline Wong, who was honored at the 2015 Gold Medal Ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 2015! The Congressional More »

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Two LHWHS Seniors Awarded, Five Graduate from STARS Program

Two juniors from Ladue Horton Watkins High School who participated in the 2015 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program won an LMI Aerospace Award in Excellence in Research after presenting More »

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.  

 

 

 

Reed Elementary School Turns 75 Years!

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The Reed School Association celebrated this milestone on Sunday, October 19, 2914.  Guests partied like it was 1939, with live big band music, vintage games, and a unicycle troop.

Reed Elementary School opened in 1939, as Ladue School when the district was an elementary school district only. In 1951, it became a K-12 school district.  The name was changed to Reed Elementary School in 1969, in honor of Principal Mamie Reed.

LHWHS Boys Varsity Soccer Team Wins District Championship

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LHWHS Junior Chris Naunheim led the Rams to victory over rival Clayton 1-0 to claim the Class 3 District 5 championship at MICDS.  This is the third year in a row that the varsity soccer team won the district championship.  The team will advance to the sectional round. Way to go Rams and coaches Dave Aronberg and Kevin Davis!

Read the article, “Ladue, St. Dominic, Bayless win District Titles” on STLHighSchoolssports.com.

LHWHS Sophomore Gloria Zhou Wows Her Audience

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School sophomore Gloria Zhou was mentioned in the “Were You There When” section of the Ladue News.  She recently performed the Mendelssohn G Minor Piano Concerto with the Town & Country Symphony Orchestra. The event was held at The Principia. Gloria, who studies piano with Laura Schindler, has received many awards for her piano skills.

Six LHWHS Students Join 2014-15 St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

Jessica Ingraham, STL Symphony Youth Orchestra Manager and Secondary Programs Coordinator, contacted Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Principal Brad Griffith with the great news…   Seniors Rowan Faulkner and Elena Hammann; sophomores Cindy Geng, Nathan Hsu and Stephanie Zhong and freshmen Glen Morgenstern have been accepted into the prestigious program.

LHWHS Varsity Wielansky All-Time Soccer Goal Leader

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Michael Wielansky is now the all-time goal leader in a season. With 42 career goals, Wielansky is closing in on the all-time points record with six away from becoming Ladue’s all-time leading scorer too. Wielansky is chasing former LHWHS soccer player and current Washington Nationals minor leaguer William Piwnica-Worms’ record, who set all those marks in 2007.

Ladue Horton Watkins High School ‘s Gutchewsky Receives October Excellence in Education Award

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Not many school principals would go on record as saying, “If I were opening a new school, with any range of learner or ability level, I would want Kim with me.” But that’s exactly what Ladue Horton Watkins High School Principal Brad Griffith said of English Teacher Kim Gutchewsky.

LECC Staff Honored as Women’s Champion for Social Change

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On October 23, 2014, the Ladue Early Childhood Center staff received a 2014 Women’s Champion for Social Change Award. This award is sponsored by SLEVAWN—St. Louis Ending Violence against Women Network and recognizes employers, employees, advocates and volunteers in the St. Louis community who are making a difference in the lives of women in their workplace and in their recovery from domestic violence.  

2014 Graduate Lijowska Receives Excellence in Foreign Language Study Award

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Kansas City, MO — Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna, Magda Lijowska has been honored for Excellence in Foreign Language Study by the Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM). Lijowska and her Spanish teacher, Mrs. Maritza Sloan, were honored at FLAM’s annual fall conference in Kansas City on October 18, 2014.