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Ladue Middle School Students Excel on MAP Test

Congratulations to our Ladue Middle School students and staff for their spot on a St. Louis Post-Dispatch list of eight area middle schools that mastered the MAP test this year! The tests More »

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LMS Student Named Shriners Hospital’s Hero of the Week

Sadie Strelow, 12, was honored last week as the Fox Sports Midwest’s Shriners Hospital’s Hero of the Week! Sadie is a seventh-grader at Ladue Middle School this year. More »

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LHWHS Grads Chosen For McDonald’s and UNCF Scholarship

Congratulations to three Ladue Horton Watkins High School Graduates for being chosen for the McDonald’s Academic Excellence Award Scholarship! Nautica Huddleston, Gabrielle Hannah, and Malcolm Davis will each receive a $3,000 scholarship More »

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Reed Elementary Teacher Receives $1,000 Grant

Karen Engelkenjohn, a Gifted Specialist at Reed Elementary School, received a $1,000 grant from Monsanto on the first day of school that will be used to buy agriculturally-focused kits for students.  Karen More »

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From Play-Doh to the Playground, Students Hang Out with Foster Kids

Save the Children, a blossoming club at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, spent some quality time with 15 foster children at an event sponsored by the Foster & Care Coalition on Aug. More »

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LHWHS Senior Receives Congressional Award Gold Medal

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Jacqueline Wong, who was honored at the 2015 Gold Medal Ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 2015! The Congressional More »

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Two LHWHS Seniors Awarded, Five Graduate from STARS Program

Two juniors from Ladue Horton Watkins High School who participated in the 2015 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program won an LMI Aerospace Award in Excellence in Research after presenting More »

More than Half of LMS Students Receive Outstanding Citizenship Awards

On May 8, 2015, Ladue Middle School (LMS) recognized 565 students, the largest number compared to previous years, with the Outstanding in Citizenship Award. Additionally, 108 of those eighth-graders have been recognized all three years.

LMS’ Flewellyn’s Multicultural Studies Class Featured on Voice of America

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On May 6, 2015, Voice of America reporter Kane Farabaugh visited Ladue Middle School. His assignment was to observe a multicultural studies class to discuss perceptions about race and discrimination.

LHWHS Students’ Work Featured in 2015 Young Artist Showcase

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Fourteen Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) students’ artwork and  black/white prints were chosen by the St. Louis Artists’ Guild to include in the 41st annual St. Louis Artists Guild Young Artist Showcase:

LMS Science Bowl Team Ties 9th Place in the Nation

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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 ranking first place in their regional competitions.  LMS tied at 9th place in the double elimination round.

LHWHS African-American Students Recognized For Their Achievements at Annual Brunch

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On May 2, 2015, more than 150 Ladue Horton Watkins High School African-American students were recognized with awards at the 2015 Ladue African American Student Alliance (LAASA) Recognition Brunch at the high school.

Five LHWHS Seniors Sign Letters of Intent to Play College Sports

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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, five Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) seniors participated in a ceremonial signing celebration to show their commitment to attend and play a sport at the universities and college of their choice.

FGC’s Guthrie Receives April 2015 Excellence in Education Award

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Fifth Grade Center’s Communications Arts/Social Studies Teacher Lynda Guthrie received the April 2015 Excellence in Education Award.

“When I look at placing a student who requires a loving and compassionate teacher, but one who will be structured and provide high standards for learning, Lynda is the first teacher that comes to mind,” says Amy Balsavias, counselor at the Fifth Grade Center.

LHWHS Alumna Lise Bernstein Named Among 2015 Women of Achievement

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna Lise Bernstein, (nee Fremder) class of ’73, has been recognized for her volunteer leadership in social justice. Lise is one of ten in the 2015 class for the Women of Achievement Awards. 

LHWHS Team Named State Champions in Policy Debate

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School students, Benjamin Collinger (12) and Rasika Sant (11), earned first place and were named the 2015 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) State Champions in Policy Debate at the 2015 Speech, Debate, and Theatre State Tournament which took place on April 24 and 25, 2015. Benjamin and Rasika were the only undefeated team in the tournament and did not lose a single ballot in preliminary rounds making them the number one seed heading into elimination rounds. Over the course of four preliminary and three elimination rounds, they only dropped two ballots giving them a ballot record of 15-2.

LHWHS Alumnus Ben Solomon Wins Pulitzer Prize

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Ben Solomon, a 2006 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, as part of a team of reporters for The New York Times, was honored on April 21, 2015, with the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.  Ben and his fellow teammates won for their coverage of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which the committee praised for “engaging the public with the scope and the details of the outbreak while holding authorities accountable.”