Third Annual Ladue Dance Marathon Breaks Another Record

This was another record-breaking year for the third annual Ladue Dance Marathon! About 175 students put in a lot of hard work this year, raising a total of $31,146.03 for the Children’s Hospital More »


The Talking Rams Place 1st in Capital Classic Tournament

The speech and debate team had a great weekend at the Capital Classic hosted by Jefferson City High School. The team placed 1st in team sweepstakes in a tournament of 28 schools! More »


LHWHS Tri-M Music Honor Society Hosts Benefit Concert

The Ladue Tri-M Music Honor Society held a benefit concert for Play it Forward on Monday, Jan. 25th in the orchestra and band room. The group held an instrument drive during the concert, and More »


LHWHS Student Volunteers Prepare for Run and Run S’more 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run

Ten Ladue Horton Watkins High School students are preparing for the first ever Run and Run S’more 5k Run and 1-Mile Fun Run event, which will be held on Feb. 28, 2016. Runners More »


LHWHS Educator Don Goble Awarded International Recognition Award

LHWHS broadcast teacher Don Goble was awarded Tuesday, Jan. 16, with Making IT Happen award for his contributions to the successful integration of technology in education. The Making IT Happen award is provided More »

The Team

The Talking Rams Bring Home the Conference Championship

For the fourth time in five years, the speech and debate team, the Talking Rams, brought home the Conference Championship trophy this weekend! With the exception of three seasons, Ladue has held the More »


Senior Wins Computing Award, Volunteers with Young Coders

Congratulations to Jessica Thoelke, a senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School who was recognized as a 2016 St. Louis Affiliate winner of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The St. Louis More »

LHWHS Laduettes Dance Team Shows Off in Florida

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The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Laduettes dance team made the top ten finalists at the NDA National Dance Team Competition in Orlando on March 6-8, 2015.

The Laduettes won seventh place in the nation for Pom and ninth place in Hip Hop.

LHWHS Speech and Debate Team Qualifies to the National Tournament

The Team

Ladue Horton Watkins High School speech and debate team competed in the Eastern Missouri District’s tournament at Clayton High School and Pattonville High School on March 6- 8, 2015.

LHWHS Alumna Conway Receives Legacy of Leadership Award


Ladue High School Alumna Alice Conway, class of 1972, will receive the Legacy of Leadership Award from St. Louis Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired.

Although Alice was born blind, she didn’t  allow that disability deter her from achieving her goals. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Distinguished Alumni Award from Ladue Horton Watkins High School.

Read Alice Conway Will Receive Legacy Of Leadership Award From St. Louis Society For The Blind & Visually Impaired in Stltoday.Com

LHWHS Alumna Sets Her Own Pace in the Music World


Ladue Horton Watkins High School grad, Miriam Raziel Schwartz, class of 2003, was featured in the March 4, 2015 online issue of The Jewish Highlight.

Two Old Bonhomme Students Named Top Readers

Kindergartener Joey Chen and second-grader Peyton O’Shaughnessy from Old Bonhomme Elementary School made the Bookworms All-Stars List for 2015.






The Blues Bookworm program is sponsored each school in partnership with the St. Louis Blues. The overall top readers will receive plaza-level Blues tickets to the Blues Bookworm Game, be featured on the big screen during the game and receive a Blues Bookworm gift package.

Read more about the Blues Bookworm Reading program.

LHWHS Renovation Project Receives Local Media Attention

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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 for renovation. 

LHWHS Speech and Debate Team Qualifies for State Tournament

The Team

The speech and debate team competed in the MSHSAA District Tournament, held at Parkway South High School on the 27th and 28th of February.

The following entries qualified to the MSHSAA State Speech & Debate Tournament:

– Senior Benjamin Collinger: second place in Policy Debate with a 6-0 record in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking

– Junior Rasika Sant: second place in Policy Debate with a 6-0 record

– Senior Miriam Hauptman: second place in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

– Junior Jackie Wong: third place in Humorous Interpretation 

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 their own pace through seven skill levels:

Twenty-five Students Represent Reed Elementary at Equations Competition

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The Gift Resource Council hosted the Academic Challenge Cup on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Reed Elementary’s Zahm Receives February 2015 Education in Excellence Award


Carolyn Zahm, reading specialist at Reed Elementary, received the February 2015 Excellence in Education Award. She has been at Reed Elementary since 1995, beginning as a teacher’s assistant for Special Services and Developmental Kindergarten.