Two LMS Eighth Graders Receive Ed Greenwood Memorial Award

Congratulations to Katherine Eisenman and Andrew Fruend, who were presented with the prestigious Ed Greenwood Memorial Award at the 2017 Ladue Middle School 8th Grade Farewell Ceremony. Each year, one eighth grade More »

Students Perform in Annual Marvin’s Songfest

On Friday, May 12, Ms. Johnson’s 2nd grade class performed in Marvin’s Songfest, an annual event at the school. Marvin, a resident of Ladue Schools and a parent of Ladue Schools graduates, More »

Ladue Schools Students Compete at U.S. Chess Federation SuperNationals VI

Seventeen Ladue School District students competed in the U.S. Chess Federation SuperNationals VI tournament from May 11-14 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the largest-rated chess tournament in history, with 5,577 competitors and More »

LMS Students Compete in National MathCounts Competition

Last week, on May 12, the Missouri MathCounts state team competed in the national competition in Orlando, Florida. The four-student team consisted of three Ladue Middle School students and one Parkway student. More »

Senior Reilly Ahearn Sets Records on the Golf Course

Reilly Ahearn, a senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, has been in the news lately for his achievements as a golf player. On May 8, Reilly shot 7 under par for a More »

2012 Graduate and Football Star Jehu Chesson Drafted by Chiefs

Jehu Chesson, a Ladue Schools 2012 graduate, was recently chosen by the Chiefs in the NFL draft! Jehu, wide receiver for the Michigan Wolverines, is one of the top receivers in the Big More »

Eighth Grade Science Bowl Team Takes Fourth Nationally

Congratulations to the 8th grade Science Bowl team, who placed 4th in the nation in Washington D.C. this weekend! This marks the third year in a row the middle school team has More »

LHWHS Science Olympiad Team Advances to National Competition For Five Years in A Row

On April 18-19, 2015, the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Science Olympiad Team placed second at the Missouri State Science Olympiad Competition.  Only two teams in the state advance to the National Competition in May in Lincoln, Nebraska and LHWHS was the only school in the St. Louis area to advance. The first place team was from The Pembroke Hill School in Kansas City, MO.  The team made an impressive show, with three first place medals; two second place medals; and two third place medals.

Five LHWHS Students Named Academic All Americans in National Speech and Debate Association

Ladue Horton Watkins High School students Benjamin Collinger (12), Miriam Hauptman (12), Simi Falako (11), Tushar Raj (12), and Rasika Sant (11) have been named National Speech and Debate Association Academic All Americans in recognition of speech and debate excellence and academic success.

Member students may be nominated for this prestigious award by meeting several criteria—including maintaining a GPA of 3.7/4.0 or higher in addition to earning an ACT score of 27 or higher and/or a combined SAT score of 2,000 or higher.

Old Bonhomme Students Compete at Math League Competition

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, five fourth-grade Old Bonhomme Elementary students competed at New City School in the Math League Competition. They competed very well against some very tough schools.  These five participants were: Emily Shaw, Robbie Mabbs, Erica Shi, Bryson Liang, and David Ju.

Old Bonhomme’s Jander’s Piece Playce Featured in Teachers’ Publication

Old Bonhomme Physical Education Teacher Connie Jander’s Piece Playce project was featured in the Spring 2015 issue of the Missouri State Teachers Association publication.

Connie wrote the article about the objective of turning playtime into a learning adventure at a spot in the schoolyard called Piece Playce.

Reed Elementary School’s Mathematicians Score National Awards

On April 16, 2015, approximately 250 Reed Elementary School students from second, third and fourth grade competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest.

The goal of the national mathematics contest is to encourage elementary and middle school students’ interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills and to inspire them to excel in math. Once Reed Elementary School posted their scores on the Noetic Learning Math website, their numbers were compared with other schools’ scores across the nation.

LHWHS’ Erwin Ends 2014-15 School Year With Honors

Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s DECA Advisor Fran Erwin received the DECA Diamond Award for 2014-2015.  The award is given to the DECA advisor who has contributed the most during the school year.

OBE and LMS Break American Heart Association Donation Record

Ladue physical education programs and Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart donated more than $50,000 to the American Heart Association this year.

Bonhomme Elementary School students donated $21, 913 to the American Heart Association through their 2014-2015 Jump Rope for Heart fundraising campaign. More than seventy percent of the student body turned in a donation compared to the national average of ten percent at schools across the country. Ladue Middle School students collected their largest donation ever of $10,000.

LHWHS Buckner’s Perfect Game Scores Athlete of the Week

Ladue Horton Watkins High School sophomore, Ty Buckner, pitched a perfect game on March 25, 2015 against Parkway West.  The 2-0 win came after Buckner retired 21 batters in 67 pitches with 6 strike outs.  Fox 2 News named Buckner Athlete of the Week.

View the Fox 2 Athlete of the Week segment here.  

Ladue School District Honors Three Chiefs of Police

On April 8, 2015, the Board of Education recognized the Creve Coeur, City of Olivette and City of Ladue police chiefs and their departments for their service in keeping the schools within the Ladue School District safe.

LHWHS Alumnus Gregory’s Art of Persuasion Leads to Victory at National Tournament

Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumnus Jerome Gregory, class of 2013, earned first place in Rhetorical Criticism and was named tournament champion in the Individual Sweepstakes at the 2015 American Forensic Association’s National Individual Events Tournament in Athens, Ohio, April 16-20, 2015. Jerome also placed second in Persuasive Speaking and third in After Dinner Speaking. He advanced to the semifinal round in Extemporaneous Speaking and was a quarterfinalist in Impromptu Speaking and Informative Speaking.