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Events in Ferguson Create: A Teachable Moment

A Teachable Moment:  ”Adults, we have such a hard time having these conversations…”  This story was published and aired on St. Louis Public Radio on October 15,2014 and features interviews with Vincent More »

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Old Bonhomme’s Field Day a stl250 Event

Early October always includes the annual Field Day event at Old Bonhomme Elementary.  While the school always strives to incorporate unique themes and learning opportunities for students, the theme for this year More »

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8th Grade Apogee Students Create Cardboard Arcade…with Robots!

Students in Kathleen Mercury’s 8th grade Apogee classes have created cardboard arcade games using cardboard, tape, and NXT robots. Students have spent several weeks planning, building, and testing their arcade games, and More »

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State Treasurer Visits Old Bonhomme Second-Graders

On October 7, 2014, Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel arrived at the Old Bonhomme Elementary School library to speak to second-graders about the importance of voting in elections.  Zweifel read the book More »

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LHWHS’ Goble Weighs In on Social Media in the Classroom

Should teachers be using social media in the classroom?  How long should we keep our children off the grid? Is there value in young people engaging with social tools from Instagram to More »

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LHWHS’s Griffith and District’s Jahnke Named STAM Outstanding Administrators of 2014

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Principal Brad Griffith and Superintendent Dr. Donna Jahnke are the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Administrators of the Year Award by the Speech and Theatre Association of More »

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2013 Graduate Loomis Youngest Elected Official in Missouri History

2013 graduate, James (Jimmy) Loomis currently serves as the Democratic Committeeman for Clayton Township, a position he was selected to fill in March of 2013, one week after becoming eligible for the More »

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Speech/Debate Team Sweep Varsity Events at Pre-Season Tournament

The speech and debate team competed in their first tournament of the year – a pre-season conference tournament hosted by the Greater Saint Louis Speech Association. The team was very successful in More »

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Ladue Staff Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

It started with Reed Elementary School challenging district administrators… Then the district administrators challenged the principals… The first to take on the challenge was Kerri Wetzel, director of the Ladue Early Childhood More »

2013 Graduates End Year with “Senior Service Day”

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Before finishing out the school year, these seniors gave back to their community by donating a day of volunteering to Habitat for Humanity and Our Lady’s Inn.

LHWHS Freshman Puyo Named St. Louis Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Week

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As reported on stlhighschoolsports.com on May 8, 2013…

A freshman forward, Puyo has emerged as an offensive threat and was a vital cog in a recent seven-game winning streak. In her last five games, Puyo has seven goals, including three game-winners and two assists. She scored the winning goal and had two assists in a 3-0 win against Lutheran North and added two goals in a 4-0 win over Ritenour. She also had the lone goal in a 1-0 win over Whitfield and scored all three goals in a 3-1 victory over Clayton, which clinched the Suburban East championship for Ladue. Puyo has a team-high 16 goals to go along with eight assists.

LMS Students Win Blue Ribbon at St. Louis Science Fair

 

 

 

 

 

Abhay Cashikar, Ryan Cox and Emma Ross, all seventh-graders at Ladue Middle School, received a Blue Ribbon at the Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair for their project: “Injuries in Middle School Sports.”

LHWHS Seniors Kaplan and Ewald Named All-Stars

Seniors Lex Kaplan and Rob Ewald have both been selected to play under the lights of Busch Stadium on June 14, 2013 in the PNC Baseball All-Star Game.

LHWHS Smith Wins District Golf Championship

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Seth Smith shot a one-over-par 73 to take home first place by three strokes.   Read the full article from the April 29, 2013 St. Louis Post-Dispatch…

 

2013 Senior Awards Recipients

On April 25, 2013, Ladue Horton Watkins High School honored many outstanding seniors at the annual Senior Awards Program.  Of special note, Samantha Shanker was the recipient of the faculty’s Scholarship Leadership and Service Award and Jeet Das was the recipient of the Dads Club Scholarship.   See the complete list of all Senior Award recipients.

Four LHWHS Students Chosen for STARS Program

 

 

 

 

 

Four Ladue Horton Watkins HIgh School students will get the opportunity to work side-by-side with top scientists this summer and gain hands-on experience in a laboratory research setting.  2013-14 seniors Jacob Jacob, Sarah Jacob, Christine Yan and Yu Ze Zhu are four of nearly 90 high school students from the St. Louis area and beyond who will take part in the program.  Following is the full news release provided by the University of Missouri St. Louis as the coordinator of the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program.   

2012 Graduate – Emily Warner Top Runner at Washington University

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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - One of the nation’s top middle distance runners for Washington University, Emily Warner, has the sixth best time this year in the 800-meters in Division III.  But, her competition isn’t the person in the other lane. She competes against herself.

Watch KSDK’s Rene Knott’s story…

Old Bonhomme’s Madison Grady Selected to Illustrate Grannie Annie Story

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Out of 156 submissions, Madison Grady was one of 12 artists chosen to illustrate this year’s Grannie Annie. Her illustration for the story Attack of the Polar Bear will be published in the Grannie Annie Anthology of Family Stories Volume 8.  Following is the news release provided by The Grannie Annie.

St. Louis Rams Player Presents Two Awards to Ladue Middle School

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St. Louis Rams tackle, Rodger Saffold was at Ladue Middle School on Monday, May 6, 2013 to present students with not one, but two achievement awards.