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LHWHS Renovation Project Receives Local Media Attention

As part of KMOV-TV’s News 4 School segment, reporter Alissa Reitmeier visited Ladue Horton Watkins High School campus on March 3, 2015. She toured the science labs and highlighted the school’s need More »

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Spoede Elementary School Hosts MATH FACT SCHOLARS

MATH FACT SCHOLARS is a weekly math-testing program that provides Pre-K to sixth grade students with the opportunity to advance their math skills – earning ribbons, medals and trophies along the way!  Students work at More »

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Old Bonhomme Third and Fourth Graders Compete in Equations Tournament

Thirty-two third and fourth-graders from Old Bonhomme Elementary School participated in the Equations Tournament at University of Missouri at St. Louis on February 24, 2015.  More »

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LMS Science Bowl Team Takes First Place in Local Competition

Four Ladue Middle School eighth-graders wowed the audience with their brilliance, ability to reason, content knowledge and sportsmanship at the Missouri Regional Middle School Science Bowl. The competition was held at Washington More »

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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. More »

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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 More »

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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 More »

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Junior First Lego League Competition at Reed Elementary School

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 More »

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LHWHS Football’s Howard Picks Mizzou

Surrounded by fellow Ladue Horton Watkins High School Rams varsity football teammates, Senior Nate Howard made the announcement live on KSDK on January 30, 2015 that he would be attending and playing More »

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The Laduettes Dance Their Way to Nationals Competition

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Laduettes dance team won first place in Pom and first place in Hip Hop in the St. Charles Classic Dance Team Competition on January 24, 2015. More »

Spoede Elementary’s Jones Receives February Excellence in Education Award.

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Spoede Elementary School Principal Dr. Kim Stallons said, “Becky Jones is exceptional at building relationships with students and is their very best advocate.”  What impressed Dr. Stallons most was Becky’s commitment to finding the right interventions and resources for her students.

Reed Elementary Recognized for Professional Learning Communities Performance

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On January 28, 2014, state education officials honored fifteen Missouri schools, including Ladue Schools’ Reed Elementary School, as Professional Learning Communities Exemplary Schools for their outstanding performance in implementing the professional learning community process. These schools promote cultures focused on learning with collaborative teams and effectively using data to increase student achievement.

3-D Printers Bring Ideas to Life

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By showing students what a concept might look like, or how it might operate in real life, 3-D printers are increasingly being used as educational tools in schools.  The Ladue Education Foundation has recently approved a grant to purchase a 3-D printer for Ladue Horton Watkins High School.  In this picture, students at Conway Elementary are watching a demonstration to see how these types of printers are used in business, and education to assist in refining concepts and ideas by displaying them in three dimensions.

Laduettes Again Take Two Firsts in Dance Competition

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The Laduettes won first place in both Hip Hop and Pom at the St. Charles Classic Pom Pon Competition on January 25, 2014.  The team’s Hip Hop dance scored the highest of any dance in the competition.  The team is coached by Julie Fields and Alexandra Guenther.

HEC-TV Films More “Explore!” Segments at LHWHS

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On January 24, 2014, HEC-TV once again visited the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Marshall TV Studio to film two segments of their popular program Explore!  Ladue Schools students regularly participate in the production process, and this time, high school senior Anne Donnell appeared as a guest.

See how LHWHS students helped HEC-TV produce Life as a Dog and The Human Body: Eyes and Ears.  

Old Bonhomme MLK Tradition a Repeat Success

As has become the tradition at Old Bonhomme Elementary school, students, teachers and other volunteers spent the morning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day making sandwiches, and gathering socks to donate to local food pantries and shelters.  By 9:45 a.m., the group had made 3,014 sandwiches and had collected 754 pairs of socks.

Parent and Neuroradiologist Encourages Pursuit of STEM

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STEM stands for “science, technology, engineering and math” and is the term used to describe educational programs which integrate these four disciplines.  In January 2014, Dr. Josh Shimony, the parent of Ladue Middle School seventh-grader Hope Shimony, came to talk with seventh-grade students in Elizabeth Peterson’s class about pursuing careers in STEM, and shared his experiences in his career as a neuroradiologist,

Graduate Goebel Gives LHWHS Credit in Success

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2000 graduate, Martin Goebel, owner of Goebel Furniture, credits the beginning of his interest in wood working to his experience at Ladue Horton Watkins High School and teachers Bill McCoy and Steve Schmidt.

550 KTRS interviewed Goebel on January 14, 2014.  

Old Bonhomme’s Arnold Wins Peabody Education Award

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On January 14, 2014, Hayley Arnold, Counselor at Old Bonhomme Elementary School came to an all-school assembly, only to learn the gathering was in her honor when she was awarded the Peabody Energy Leaders in Education Award.  This award is given to “the heroes of education who help our children achieve their true potential.”   See KSDK’s coverage here.

First LHWHS Dance Marathon a Huge Success

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On January 11, 2014, approximately 200 Ladue Horton Watkins High School students participated in the first ever Dance Marathon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  Hoping to raise $10,000, the marathon actually raised $22,951.  These funds will be split evenly between St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.  The funds are used to help develop new patient programs, purchase equipment and do facilitation renovations to meet the needs of area kids.  High School seniors Emily Biest and Sophie Lustman were Co=Executive Directors of the event.

KSDK covered the event.