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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 »

LHWHS’ Dr. Rob Good Published by Organization of American Historians

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In the July 2013 edition, The Magazine of History published an article by Ladue Horton Watkins HIgh School social studies teacher Dr. Rob Good.  The article, entitled, “Using E Pluribus Unum as a Narrative Framework for the U.S. History Survey,” addresses the impact of the internet, the release of the U.S. History standards in 1994, and research on historical thinking as a goal for history education on teaching U.S. History survey courses.

LMS Students Volunteer at Urban Harvest

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As published by Ladue News on September 26, 2013…

Urban Harvest STL volunteers and Whole Foods Market Galleria team members joined together to prepare the UHSTL downtown community garden for fall. The gardeners weeded, mulched and harvested several pounds of tomatoes to be donated to St. Patrick Center’s McMurphy’s Grill, and enjoyed a free organic salad lunch in honor of the Whole Kids Foundation. Ladue School District middle school students Luke Minkler, Ashley Byer and Maggie Lochmoeller (shown left to right) volunteer at the garden.

LMS’ Chambers Receives Excellence in Education Award

At the September 23, 2013 Board of Education meeting, Nancy Chambers, seventh-grade math teacher at Ladue Middle School received the district’s Excellence in Education Award.

Nancy began working in the Ladue School District in August 2008 as an eight-grade math teacher, but has been a proud leader of the seventh-grade  Titan team for the last four years.

2012 Graduate Chesson Scores Against Akron

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2012 Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate Jehu Chesson captured after scoring a touchdown for the University of Michigan in a game against Akron University on September 14, 2013.  Final score: 28-24

Reed’s Engelkenjohn a “Making IT Happen” Award Winner

Reed Elementary School’s gifted education Teacher, Karen Engelkenjohn has been chosen as the Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC) International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) affiliate Making IT (Instructional Technology) Happen award winner.  Karen was nominated by her gifted education colleague from Conway Elementary School, Donna Bancroft.

LHWHS Sarah Jacobs Wins LMI Aerospace Award for Excellence in Research

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Teenage scientists earn research awards from University of Missouri–St. Louis STARS program

                Nearly 90 students participated in the STARS program

Thirty-five aspiring scientists who spent six weeks this summer conducting intensive research with St. Louis-area professors have earned research rewards.

LMS’ Eisenman Wins Kohls Cares Scholarship Program

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Ladue Middle School’s Sarah Eisenman was selected as a 2013 Store-Level Winner in the Kohls Cares Scholarship Program for her Girl Scout Silver Award Take Action Project at HavenHouse in Creve Coeur, MO.  Sarah will be in eighth grade and is one of 50 students in Missouri to receive this award, and one of 2,300 students nationwide.

LMS’ Worthington Named Counselor of the Year

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Janey Worthington, counselor at Ladue Middle School, has been selected as St. Louis Suburban School Counselor Association’s Middle Level Counselor of the Year.  School counselors from the St. Louis County school districts are encouraged to send nominations for deserving candidates for this honor.  Candidates are blind scored from letters of support that highlight the candidates in the areas of innovation, leadership and service to the community.  Letters of support come from administrators, teachers, fellow counselors, parents and students.  Being selected as the regional honoree qualifies the individual to be considered for Counselor of the Year of the State of Missouri.  Janey will be honored later this fall by the St. Louis Suburban School Counselor Association.

LMS Anna Zhong Accepted to St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

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As provided by the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra… 

The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra has a 42-year history of educating the region’s top young musicians. Through participation in the Youth Orchestra, musicians develop skills that go beyond the concert hall, life lessons that may help them along whatever path they may choose. St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra musicians bring honor to their school and to St. Louis, serving as a symbol of what discipline, training, and passion may do for young people. Acceptance into this orchestra is a huge accomplishment for any young musician. 

2013 Graduate Victor Wang Earns Gold Medal at International Mathematical Olympiad

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As reported by the Mathematical Association of America

Official results of the 54th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), held this month in Santa Marta, Colombia, show the United States in third place, behind China (1) and South Korea (2). Russia (4) and North Korea (5) round out the top five. Complete rankings of the more than 90 countries that participated are available here.