Field Hockey 2014

LHWHS Field Hockey Team Wins Tournament and Coach’s Award

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) Field Hockey Team won the Public Schools Tournament on October 18, 2014 – a first for LHWHS. To top it off, Coach Barb Dwyer was More »

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LMS Raises Over $1,700 for Siteman Cancer Center

On October 17, 2014, the Ladue Middle School staff wore pink and gray ‘Due Time for a Cure t-shirts made by Emily Taylor’s art class.  Through sale of the t-shirts, the staff More »

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LHWHS Take the “Clothes Pin Challenge”

On October 16, 2014, Ladue Horton Watkins High School Students teamed up with students from seven other area high schools to participate in the Clothes Pin Challenge a student-led campaign to stop More »

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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 »

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.

Spoede’s Rob Garrett is the Suburban East Varsity Baseball Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Varsity Baseball Head Coach Rob Garrett. Coach Garrett was named the Suburban East Coach of the Year at the 2013 All-Conference meeting. The team finished the regular season with a record of 17-3.

Coach Garrett began his coaching career at Ladue in 1996. In his first five seasons as head coach, the varsity baseball team has won 94 games and 5 conference titles. Coach Garrett teaches Physical Education at Spoede Elementary School.

Newsweek Ranks LHWHS #1 in Missouri

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Each year, Newsweek ranks America’s Best High Schools.  This year, Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) took the top spot in Missouri, having been ranked fourth last year, and third the year before.  LHWHS placed 18 in the midwest, and 166 in the nation, rising from 188 in the nation in 2012.

LHWHS Senior Kaplan Honored for Varsity Baseball Performance

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On Thursday April 18, 2013, Ladue Varsity Baseball player Lex Kaplan was honored by the Missouri Baseball Hall of Fame, as a finalist for the Rising Star Award. Kaplan was one of five baseball players in the greater St. Louis area to receive this honor. Congratulations, Lex!

LHWHS Senior Schindler Places Third in U.S. Math Competition

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At International Competition in England

Max Schindler, a senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, placed third, out of all students in the United States, in the North American Computational Linguistics grueling five-hour qualification test.  Schindler and the other three members of the U.S. team will head to Manchester, England in July 2013 for the international competition.  Schindler is the first student from Ladue Horton Watkins High School to earn a position on the U.S. team for any International Olympiad since 2006.

Four LHWHS Students Featured in Emerson Young Artists’ Showcase 2013

The Emerson Young Artists’ Showcase 2013 is the St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s annual juried exhibition of artwork created by local students between 15 and 19 years old.  The exhibit runs through Sunday, April 21 at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild at Oak Knoll Park.