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Five LHWHS Rising Seniors Graduate from STARS Program

Five juniors from Ladue Horton Watkins High School have graduated from the prestigious Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri – St. Louis! STARS pairs students More »

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LMS Students Interview Academy Award Winner

Two Ladue Middle School students shone brightly at the International Literacy Association Conference last weekend, where they had the opportunity to interview keynote speaker and Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer. The event More »

Yang Liu, second from the right, is a 2015 Ladue alumni. Liu was one of five on his team to take home a gold medal. Photo courtesy of Po-Shen Loh.

2015 LHWHS Alumni Victorious at International Mathematical Olympiad

A Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate helped the U.S. bring home the gold this year at one of the most renowned global competitions: the International Mathematical Olympiad. This was Yang Liu’s More »

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Ladue Alumna Sauerbrunn Is a 2015 World Cup Champion

The Ladue School District can boast that one of its own helped bring home the World Cup Final win against Japan on Sunday, July 2, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Alumna Becky More »

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LHWHS Alumni Hirschfeld’s Artwork Featured in SNL Museum

Matt Hirschfeld, Ladue Horton Watkins High School class of 1998, and a University of Missouri at St. Louis graduate, is an illustrator in Los Angeles, California recently commissioned by NBC commissioned to More »

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LHWHS Speech/Debate Team Succeed at NCFL National Tournament

Seven Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) students competed in the National Catholic Forensic League’s National Tournament on May 23-24, 2015, at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More »

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Two LHWHS Science Olympiad Team Members Win Scholarships

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Science Olympiad Team was one of two Missouri teams to participate in the National Olympiad Competition at the University of Nebraska on May 15-16, 2015.  Sophomores More »

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LMS Science Bowl Team Ties 9th Place in the Nation

On May 2-3, 2015, the Ladue Middle School (LMS) science bowl team competed in the National Science Bowl finals in Washington, D.C.  There were 48 teams that qualified for the tournament after More »

Old Bonhomme’s Brown Publishes Technology Blog

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Patricia Brown is the Technology Integration Coach at Old Bonhomme Elementary and publishes a blog on Tech & Learning; Ideas and Tools for Ed Tech Leaders.  View her blogs…

LHWHS’ Lund Receives “Language Matters” Award

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Deborah Lund, German teacher at Ladue Horton Watkins High School has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the AATG/Intercultural Student Experience Language Matters Award.  This award is presented annually to a high school teacher of German for creative methods, providing immersion experiences, and motivating students to speak German outside the classroom.

Lund will be honored during the Awards Presentation at the AATG Annual Meeting held in conjunction with the ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo on Saturday, November 22, 2014.

LHWHS Graduate Cooper Shaw Featured in “Belleview”

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1992 graduate Stephanie Shaw (stage name, Cooper Shaw), has a lead role in the movie Belleville. The movie is being produced by a team based in Los Angeles and will premier in Belleville, Il, the week of April 22-26, 2014.  Stephanie is a graduate of the Actors Studio Drama School and recently moved back to St. Louis.  She is the teacher of Ladue Horton Watkins High School art teacher Arlene Shaw. 

Ladue Staff Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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It started with Reed Elementary School challenging district administrators…

Then the district administrators challenged the principals…

The first to take on the challenge was Kerri Wetzel, director of the Ladue Early Childhood Center…

Ladue Schools Students, Staff and Alumni Respond to Crisis in Ferguson with Support for Students and the Community

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As the tragic situation in Ferguson, Missouri unfolded, Ladue Schools staff and students have rallied to provide support for Ladue Schools students, students in the Ferguson-Florissant school district and the community at large. Following are just a few examples…

Senior Donahue Honored by Academy of Education Arts & Sciences

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Senior Lillian Donahue is an Educators’ Voice Award honoree for 2014.  Donahue was selected as the Student Journalist of the Year.  All honorees automatically become members of the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences Council of Peers. Honorees were also entered for consideration as candidates for a Bammy Award, to be presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences in Washington D.C. on September 27, 2014.

Six LHWHS Students Participate in 2014 STARS Program

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Six Ladue Horton Watkins High School students participated in the 2014 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL.)  STARS pairs students with top research mentors from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the host institution, UMSL.

Three Ladue Schools on American Heart Association Honor Roll

Three Ladue Schools made the top ten lists for Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart fundraising in Missouri. Reed Elementary School and Old Bonhomme Elementary School made the top ten list for Jump Rope for Heart, raising $23,407 and $17,937 respectively.  The Fifth Grade Center made the list for Hoops for Heart, raising $11,547.

LMS’s Worthington Named Missouri’s Middle School Counselor of the Year

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The Missouri School Counselor Association honored Ladue Middle School’s Counselor Janey Worthington as its Middle School Counselor of the Year on November 2, 2014, at Tan-Tar-A in the Lake of the Ozarks.  Janey was selected for this recognition based upon the innovation she brings to her position, her leadership role and her service to Ladue Middle School, which was also recognized as a National School of Character.

One of her nominators stated of Janey, “There is always a noticeable difference in her classes:  her students are kinder to one another, they are very familiar with the character program in the school, and they look out for each other and take care of one another.”

This award was open to multi-level school counselors from the state.  With this recognition, Missouri has nominated Janey for the National School Counselor of the Year through the American School Counselor Association.

Senior Ting Ding Takes First Place in National Poster Contest

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Ting Ding, a 2014-15 senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, and student of Sra. Maritza Sloan’s Spanish 4 class, received first place in the digital category from the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP).

The poster contest is a demonstration of students’ understanding of the importance and uses for new languages. The theme for this year’s contest was, “Enriquece tu vida aprediendo otras lenguas” (Enrich your life by learning other languages).

Congratulations to Ting for an extraordinary and artistic job with her poster. To view the other winners in the other categories please visit the link below.
http://www.aatsp.org/?page=PosterWinners_2014