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LHWHS Junior Graduates from Research Science Institute

Congratulations to Jeffrey Wang, a junior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, for his graduation from the 32nd annual Research Science Institute this summer! RSI is a highly competitive summer research program More »

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LHWHS Students Graduate from 2016 STARS Program

This year, six Ladue Horton Watkins High School students graduated from the 2016 STARS Program (Students and Teachers as Research Scientists), a six-week precollegiate research program held over the summer! The students include: More »

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Girls Soccer Team Ends Season With Recognitions

Congratulations to the Ladue Schools girls soccer team on a fabulous 2016 season! This year, Coach Dave Aronberg was recognized as the Suburban Central National All Conference Coach of the Year, and Lizzy Puyo, More »

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LMS Science Olympiad Team Places at Nationals

After a year of hard work, the Ladue Middle School Science Olympiad team finished 14th in the nation at finals! Training for the event began in August and some of the kids More »

2016 Teachers of the Year-Group

Ladue School District Honors Teachers of the Year

Every year, each building chooses a teacher of the year to be recognized by the Ladue School District. Then, one teacher is chosen as District Teacher of the Year. Each of the More »

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High School Seniors Show Off Artwork At Exhibit

Each year, the high school art department encourages all senior art students to exhibit selections of their artwork from throughout their high school careers. This work is displayed in the Performing Arts More »

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Reed Elementary Raises $30,000 for American Heart Association

Congratulations to students and staff at Reed Elementary for breaking its record for donations to the American Heart Association! This year, the school raised more than $30,000 through Jump Rope for Heart. More »

Ladue Schools #2 on Top 10 Best School Districts in Missouri

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Ladue Schools was recently listed second on the Top 10 Best School Districts in Missouri, a ranking created by k12.niche.com.  Some of the factors included in the ranking were high school graduation and dropout rates, quality of teachers, the ratio of teachers to students, and academics.

Alumnus Boulanger Selected World Language Teacher of the Year

Grant Boulanger, a 1993 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School and a Spanish teacher at Skyview Middle School in the North Saint Paul, Maplewood, Oakdale District (ISD 622), was recently selected as the recipient of the 2015 Minnesota World Language Teacher of the Year Award from the Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures (MCTLC).

Firefighters and Police Officers Visit Reed Elementary on 9/11

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Ladue firefighters and police officers visited Reed Elementary on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, to hand out popsicles to our students during recess! The event was held to commemorate 9/11.

Ladue Schools Graduate and Her Father Paint Phillips 66 Mural

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The 1,200-square-foot mural that is being painted in Grand Center is sponsored by Phillips 66 and showcases 66 great things about St. Louis. Liza Fishbone, an alumna of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, and her father, Robert, are the duo painting the piece.

Robert and his late wife, Sarah, owned a mural company called On the Wall Productions, where they painted various murals around the city of St. Louis before settling down. Their children, Tyler and Liza, both attended Old Bonhomme Elementary School. Elisa Roth, the art teacher at Old Bonhomme, said Sarah volunteered her time and talent to the school, helping plan and facilitate a mural in the front hall and in the library.

LHWHS’s Journalism Teacher Named Certified Journalism Educator

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Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s journalism instructor Jillian Miesen for being named a Certified Journalism Educator from the Journalism Education Association!

Jillian will be recognized at a ceremony honoring the newly-certified educators at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Convention on November 14, 2015, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Florida. She will receive her certificate during the ceremony.

Ladue Alumnus, National Human Genome Research Institute Director Speaks with Students

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A group of Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) students recently had the opportunity to hear Dr. Eric Green, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in Bethesda, Maryland, and 1977 graduate of LHWHS, speak at the St. Louis Science Center. Dr. Green discussed the growing significance of his field of genomics to medicine and its relevance to various related careers.

HEC-TV Airs Ladue Horton Watkins High School Alumna’s Ferguson Story

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HEC-TV’s No. 1 viewed show, “Behind the Minds,” aired Wednesday, Sept. 17, and included Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna Lillian Donahue’s story about Ferguson and the national media.

The show commemorated the one year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. Congratulations to Lillian, who graduated in May 2015! Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s was one of only a few schools in the Metro area chosen to supply content for the program.

LHWHS Tennis Player Victorious After Setting Rigorous Goals

Writing out a few goals and mustering up some motivation has launched one Ladue Horton Watkins High School student’s success on the tennis court! Sophomore Emma Warticovschi has jumped from the No. 6 singles spot for LHWHS last season to the No. 1 singles player for the Rams this season.

Alumnus Chases his Passion and Succeeds in the Local Art Scene

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Deciding to follow one’s passion can be risky when it comes to a career, but for Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumnus Ted Collier, the gamble paid off.

Ted started out in commercial real estate, and he did well for himself. But it wasn’t his passion. He wanted to be an artist, fulltime. When he met his future wife, Katie Lee, she encouraged him to go for it. And he did.

LHWHS Alumnus’ Artisan Furniture Business Thrives

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If you’re interested in seeing what some of our alumni are up to, check out Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate Martin Goebel’s artisan furniture workshop!

Martin’s shop is located on Locust Street in Midtown St. Louis, and he’s making waves with his minimalist, sturdy yet elegant pieces.