Seventh Grader Writes Article for St. Louis Jewish Parents Magazine

Seventh grader Shreeya Ravindranath wrote an article for the St. Louis Jewish Parents Magazine entitled “Music—My first language”. Check out her article here, located on pg. 8! More »

2013 Graduate Annie Kopp Attends Emmys with Late Night Show

Annie Kopp, 2013 graduate, was at the Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, with the show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. For those of you that do not know her, she’s the one More »

Twenty-One LHWHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twenty-one Ladue Horton Watkins High School seniors have recently been recognized as semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition—the highest number of Ladue Schools students to be honored in a single More »

High School Students and Staff Witness Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, students and staff enjoyed witnessing the total solar eclipse together. Check out the time lapse video below taken high school art teacher Jono Robbins with the district’s drone! More »

Spoede 4th Grader Places 9th in National Math Competition

Congratulations to Jonathan Yao, a Spoede Elementary fourth grader who attended the Math League national competition at Texas A&M University in June. He placed 9th overall and made 6th place in the More »

Alumna Sheila Michaels Remembered as Champion of Title Ms.

Ladue Schools 1957 alumna Sheila Michaels passed away recently, and soon after her death, she was widely recognized and will be remembered for her championing of the title “Ms.” and for bringing More »

KBIA Follows Teachers New to Ladue Schools During Orientation

Check out this story from St. Louis Public Radio about the teachers new to Ladue Schools this year! We’re eager to add their enthusiasm and expertise to our team. 👩🏽‍🏫🍎 More »

Tara Siesener Plays Lead Role in “Hairspray” for Cruise Line

Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate, Tara Siesener, is currently playing Tracy Turnblad, the lead role in the musical Hairspray, aboard the Oasis of the Seas cruise ship.  This is the first full scale broadway production aboard a cruise ship and Siesener says, “I’m having a blast!” Siesener formerly played the role of Turnblad in the Las Vegas Company of Hairspray and is delighted to be continuing the role aboard the Oasis of the Seas.

Beracha Brings E-Reader Program to LMS

In a story recently published by the St. Louis Beacon, “E-readers go to School,”  Ladue Middle School teacher Brian Beracha was interviewed regarding his use of e-readers in his Communication Arts courses.  Following is an excerpt and a link to the full article.

Ladue Schools Building Project Featured in National Publication

The technology used by architects, engineers and contractors to build the recently completed Ladue Early Childhood Center was featured in a recent article, citing the Ladue School District’s project as a success story for the Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solution.

Old Bonhomme was “Rockin’ for a Cause” During Red Ribbon Week

During Red Ribbon Week, Old Bonhomme students focused on making good choices and raised money for the Ladue Family Assistance fund.  During Physical Education classes, they participated in a “rock ‘n’ run marathon” in which teams took turns rocking in rocking chairs and running.  Old Bonhomme students “rock” and make healthy and helpful choices!

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Girls and Boys Cross Country Finish Successful Season

Both the girls and the boys cross country teams recently completed successful 2011 seasons.

7th Grader Alexandra Rice Finalist in National Piano Competition

Alexandra Rice, a 12-year-old seventh grader at Ladue Middle School will travel to the University of Colorado at Boulder – Boulder, Colorado, in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the Music Teachers National Association Junior High Piano Competition.  Ms. Rice, the daughter of David and Elena Rice, earned this opportunity after winning the Missouri State MTNA Junior High Piano Competition for 11-14 year olds held at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri on November 5, 2011.

LHWHS Sophomore Ding to Play for US Chess Team

Ladue HortonWatkins High School sophomore Jialin Ding was selected to play for the U.S. Chess Team at the 2011 World Youth Chess Championship to be held in Brazil from November 17-27, 2011. He will compete in the “under 14 years old” section.

LHWHS Head Football Coach Named Suburban East Conference Coach Third Year Running

Mike Tarpey was named Suburban East Conference Coach of the Year for the third year in a row.  Tarpey coached the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Varsity football team to the 2011 Suburban East Conference Championship.

Old Bonhomme’s 30th Annual Giving Assembly a Success

Old Bonhomme Elementary School contributed to four different local charities through their 2012 Annual Giving Campaign.   Over 3,355 cans of food were collected for the Trinity Food Pantry.  Over 60 boxes of clothing and household items, plus other bulk items were delivered to Family Haven (Salvation Army Shelter).  In addition, 18 boxes of needed items were sent to the Crisis Nursery (Centene Center) and another 18 to KidSmart.

LHWHS Students Recognized for Contributions with Visit from Dred Scott’s Great-Great-Grandaughter

Lynne Jackson, great-great-granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott, visited teacher Rob Good’s class on Thursday, December 1, 2011 to personally thank the students of Ladue Horton Watkins High School for participating in the penny drive which will help to fund a life-size statue of Dred and Harriet Scott.  LHWHS was one of just a few high schools in the area who raised over $500 to help build the statue to be erected near the Old Courthouse – site of the first Dred Scott freedom trials — in downtown St. Louis.