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Find Out Why Students, Staff and Parents Say “We Love Ladue!”

On the last few days of the 2012-13 school year, students, staff and parents were asked “Why does your school rock?”  Find out what they said at… Ladue Middle School, Reed Elementary More »

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Fire Prevention Week at Reed

Did you know that two out of every five home fires start in the kitchen? That’s an astounding number and with the help of the Ladue Fire Department, Reed Elementary School students More »

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LHWHS’ Bry and Thompson Published in Gateway Varsity Sports

In October 2013, Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS)  juniors Aaron Bry and Danielle Thompson published an article and a photo, respectively, about LHWHS’ girls field hockey team in the second edition More »

LMS Urban Harvest Volunteers

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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 More »

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2012 Graduate Chesson Scores Against Akron

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 More »

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LHWHS Sarah Jacobs Wins LMI Aerospace Award for Excellence in Research

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 More »

Old Bonhomme MLK Tradition a Repeat Success

As has become the tradition at Old Bonhomme Elementary school, students, teachers and other volunteers spent the morning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day making sandwiches, and gathering socks to donate to local food pantries and shelters.  By 9:45 a.m., the group had made 3,014 sandwiches and had collected 754 pairs of socks.

Parent and Neuroradiologist Encourages Pursuit of STEM

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STEM stands for “science, technology, engineering and math” and is the term used to describe educational programs which integrate these four disciplines.  In January 2014, Dr. Josh Shimony, the parent of Ladue Middle School seventh-grader Hope Shimony, came to talk with seventh-grade students in Elizabeth Peterson’s class about pursuing careers in STEM, and shared his experiences in his career as a neuroradiologist,

Graduate Goebel Gives LHWHS Credit in Success

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2000 graduate, Martin Goebel, owner of Goebel Furniture, credits the beginning of his interest in wood working to his experience at Ladue Horton Watkins High School and teachers Bill McCoy and Steve Schmidt.

550 KTRS interviewed Goebel on January 14, 2014.  

Old Bonhomme’s Arnold Wins Peabody Education Award

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On January 14, 2014, Hayley Arnold, Counselor at Old Bonhomme Elementary School came to an all-school assembly, only to learn the gathering was in her honor when she was awarded the Peabody Energy Leaders in Education Award.  This award is given to “the heroes of education who help our children achieve their true potential.”   See KSDK’s coverage here.

First LHWHS Dance Marathon a Huge Success

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On January 11, 2014, approximately 200 Ladue Horton Watkins High School students participated in the first ever Dance Marathon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  Hoping to raise $10,000, the marathon actually raised $22,951.  These funds will be split evenly between St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.  The funds are used to help develop new patient programs, purchase equipment and do facilitation renovations to meet the needs of area kids.  High School seniors Emily Biest and Sophie Lustman were Co=Executive Directors of the event.

KSDK covered the event.  

Ladue Graduate Padawer Appears on “Shark Tank”

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St. Louis native, and 1996 Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate, Lauren Padawer appeared on the television show Shark Tank on January 17, 2014.  Shark Tank features “self-made millionaires” searching for businesses in which to invest.  Padawer is the owner of Alaska Glacial Mud Co., a company she founded in 2001.

Read the full story here.  

LMS Celebrates “Inclusive Schools” Week

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This amazing slideshow was created by Ladue Middle School students and art teachers in honor of Inclusive Schools Week, December 2-5, 2013. This year, the middle school combined the annual “Ability Awareness” week with the international celebration of inclusive schools, followed by the annual “I Am LMS” activities through the rest of December. 

FGC Makes Largest “Operation Food Search” Donation with Pennies

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As of December 11, 2013, the Fifth Grade Center’s “Team Water” had made the largest donation of the season to Operation Food Search, having collected $1,312.34 from “Penny Wars”.  Pictured here are Judy Coyman, Food Drive Coordinator for Operation Food Search and members of Team Water.