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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 Eighth-Graders Win Project Research Award

Six Ladue Middle School students won the Project Research Award at Eastern Missouri State tournament on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Eighth-graders Claire Englander, Grace Hardester, Maggie Lochmoeller, Rebecca Cunningham, Rose Coughlin, and 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 »

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LHWHS Boys Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Season with Impressive Recognitions.

With the second best record in Ladue Schools history, Ladue Horton Watkins High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team finished fifth in the state with a 20-5-1 record.  The team was District Champions for More »

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LHWHS Alumni Ryan Feit Accepts Award From Royalty

Alumni Ryan Feit, class of 2001, found his niche in the business world.  He is CEO of SeedInvest, which is a crowd-funding venture capital company that allows smaller investors to buy equity in startups. More »

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Ladue Early Childhood Center’s Ayres receives December Excellence in Education Award

Ladue Early Childhood Center (LECC) Preschool Teacher Dee Ayres began working in the district in 2007. LECC Director Kerri Wetzel says Dee is a “role model in her management skills and working with More »

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LMS Annual Fundraiser Nets 19,026 Canned Goods for Area Families

Sometimes hunger and homelessness go hand-in-hand in a community, so the students at Ladue Middle School sponsored activities to make a difference.  To help Feed the Children organization, LMS sponsored a penny More »

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Fifth-Graders Collect 500 Cans of Food for “Turkey Bowl”

Fifth-graders in the Ladue School District collected 500 canned goods at the first-ever “Turkey Bowl.”  The event was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Ladue Horton Watkins High School varsity football captains More »

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Student Game Designers Demo Prototypes

Two Ladue Middle School students, Hale Masaki and Alex Krasnoff, attended Stonemaier Games’s Design Day, a game design event. Alex entered his game, Venturing Vaults, and playtested it twice with two different More »

2008 Graduate Heidenreich Pays It Forward as a Resource Teacher

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Emma Heidenreich, a 2008 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School and recent graduate of the University of Kansas is now a resource teacher in the Shawnee Mission School District. Emma recently completed her own personal campaign to raise private funds to buy iPads for her students at Brookridge Elementary School in Kansas City.  She is shown here featured on the cover of the University of Kansas School of Education Alumni Magazine.

2009 Graduate Betsy Crowder to Intern for German Parliament

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate Betsy Crowder has recently been accepted as an intern for a member of the German Parliament.  She will be in Germany from March to August 2014 for this program funded by the German government through an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) program.  Betsy is also a 2013 graduate of Washington University.

Find Out Why Students, Staff and Parents Say “We Love Ladue!”

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On the last few days of the 2012-13 school year, students, staff and parents were asked “Why does your school rock?”  Find out what they said at…

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Speech and Debate Teams Find Success at Local Round Robins

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School speech and debate team, the Talking Rams, competed in the Oakville Events Round Robin hosted by Oakville High School on Friday, November 1. 2013 and the Brentwood Debate Round Robin hosted by Brentwood High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.

LHWHS’ Abby Wheeler Receives Excellence in Education Award

At the October 28, 2013 Board of Education meeting, Abby Wheeler, a Science Teacher at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, received the Excellence in Education Award.  Abby started teaching in the Ladue School District in 2010, after teaching at Ritenour High School for seven years. 

She has taught a variety of science courses, including biology, physical science, environmental chemistry and oceanography.  She also coached cross-country and track for three years.

LMS Teacher Maria Page Featured as Outstanding McKendree University Alumnus

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October, 2013:  Maria Page, Creative Writing and Video Journalism teacher at Ladue Middle School, is currently featured on the McKendree University Website. She is President of the Alumni Association and is a member of the University Board of Trustees. The article linked below also appeared in “The Magazine for McKendree”, a university communication and marketing publication.

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Spoede Elementary School Wins Chess Tournament

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On October 12, 2013, Spoede Elementary School clinched its first chess tournament of the year.  Only four Spoede Elementary School players were able to participate at the tournament, held at Crossroads Preparatory School.  However, the team was still able to outperform some of the top rated schools in St. Louis.  Overall, there were 152 students participating K-6, with 10 schools represented.

Pictured here:  Anderson Dai, Sahil Chatwal, Roshen Chatwal and Benjamin Liu

Fire Prevention Week at Reed

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Did you know that two out of every five home fires start in the kitchen? That’s an astounding number and with the help of the Ladue Fire Department, Reed Elementary School students are learning to make their homes and kitchens safer. The Ladue Fire Department made a visit to Reed Elementary School on Thursday, October 18, 2013, to teach kids how to prevent kitchen fires.

LHWHS’ Bry and Thompson Published in Gateway Varsity Sports

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In October 2013, Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS)  juniors Aaron Bry and Danielle Thompson published an article and a photo, respectively, about LHWHS’ girls field hockey team in the second edition of Gateway Varsity Sports, a local magazine featuring area high school sports.  

Ted Nash Performs at Ladue Fifth Grade Center

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Grammy-nominated artist Ted Nash recently performed for students at the Ladue Fifth Grade Center.  The performance was coordinated by a parent and provided students the opportunity to enjoy the musical talent of this accomplished musician.