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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 Laduette 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 »

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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’ 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 »

Reed Elementary Students Are Writing Computer Code

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Through an after school activity called Code Red Education, Reed Elementary School students are learning the basics of computer programming, while also learning how this important skill can lead to success in a multitude of career fields.

Read and listen to the story developed about this program by St. Louis Public Radio.

Read the online story written in THE Journal, a publication which supports transforming education through technology.

LMS’ Peters Appointed Kirk Teacher Fellowship

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David and Marilyn Kirk established the ISP Kirk Teacher Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis with the purpose of empowering a science teacher to act as a leader in evolution education in the St. Louis area.  Elizabeth Petersen, a seventh-grade science teacher at Ladue Middle School (LMS), serves as the inaugural Kirk Teacher Fellow. She is a tireless advocate for science education and has a distinguished teaching career.

Read the full article.

LHWHS Speech and Debate Team Shines at Local Tournament

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The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Speech and Debate Team competed in the Greater Saint Louis Speech League’s 2013-2014 tournament which concluded the 17th and 18th of January at Ritenour High School.

Traditionally, Ladue Schools students have performed extremely well at this tournament and this year was no different.

Ladue Early Childhood Center’s Corcoran Receives January Excellence in Education Award.

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A Ladue Early Childhood Center (LECC) Special School District teacher with a winning personality inside and outside the classroom received the January 2014 Excellence in Education Award.  Jennifer Corcoran joined the Ladue School District in August of 2008, with an impressive resume. At St. Louis University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, Jen served as a speech-language pathologist, clinical faculty member and the clinic director.

LHWHS’ Gene Gaffney Receives Distinguished Service Award

At the November 25, 2013 Board of Education meeting, Gene Gaffney, a Supervisory Assistant at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, received the district’s Distinguished Service Award after nearly 27 years of service to the district

Gene has been working as a Supervisory Assistant and Parking Lot Supervisor for the district since 1987.  He came to the district after retiring from McDonnell Douglas after 38 years.

Spoede School “Makes a Difference” in the Community

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Spoede Elementary School recently participated in “Make a Difference Day,” a day intended to get people involved in community service, by creating care packages for residents at a nursing home. All of the Spoede students created cards and decorated wrapping paper for the boxes. Students were asked to do chores to earn money for purchasing items to put in the boxes.

Laduettes Awarded Two Firsts in Lindbergh Dance Competition

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On Saturday, December 7, 2013, the Laduettes Dance Team received two first place awards at the 2013 Lindbergh Yvonne Cole International Dance Competition.  In addition to earning first place in both the Hip Hop and Pom competitions, the team took home a Judge’s Award for Outstanding Showmanship in Hip Hop.

2013 Teachers of the Year Recognized

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At the December 9, 2013 Board of Education meeting, the district’s 2012-13 Teachers of the Year were recognized.  While these teachers were chosen and recognized earlier in 2013, this was the Board of Education’s opportunity to congratulate them on their award and the outstanding contributions they have made to the Ladue School District.

LMS’ Bassett Reads Family Story on NPR

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When families gather for the holidays, it can be an opportunity to tell stories and pass on memories. For the St. Louis-based Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration, that provides a possible treasure trove for young people to build writing skills and forge strong family bonds.

Every year, The Grannie Annie publishes a volume of family stories written by students in the fourth to the eighth grade.

Robotics Teams Wins Strategy and Innovation Award

Ladue School District’s robotics team won a Strategy and Innovation Award for their robot, “LEGO My Chocolate.”

Hundreds of teachers, peers and members of the community watched and cheered as 24 teams competed in the first-ever Mid-Missouri FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Qualifier tournament at Camdenton High School on November 16, 2013.

Read the full story that appeared in “The Lake Today.”