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 »

New Newsweek Ranking Methodology Moves Ladue Horton Watkins High School Up to #103

Every year, Newsweek ranks “America’s Best High Schools.”  This year, a new methodology for ranking the nation’s top high schools was used, raising Ladue Horton Watkins High School from last year’s ranking of 282 in the country, to 103.

Three Ladue Schools Top Missouri American Heart Association Campaigns

With a combined contribution of $29,449.60, Reed Elementary School, Old Bonhomme Elementary School and Ladue Middle School shot hoops and jumped rope to top rankings in the state.  Reed Elementary School, under the leadership of Kim Plogger raised $14,708.90 for Jump Rope for Heart, taking third place in the state for most funds raised.  Old Bonhomme Elementary School, under the leadership of Connie Jander, raised $9,449.70 for Jump Rope for Heart, placing sixth in the state.  Ladue Middle School, under the leadership of Stephanie O’Neal raised $5,291.00 for Hoops for Heart, placing second in the state.

Reed Teacher Patricia Whittaker Attends LEGO® Robotics Conference

Patricia Whittaker LEGO Conference

Patricia Whittaker (center in photo with credit to Jerry Naunheim of Washington University) teaches the gifted program at Reed Elementary School with Karen Engelkenjohn.  In June, Ms. Whittaker was one of some 75 St. Louis educators to attend this one-day conference to explore using LEGOs to engage students in learning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  The teachers built and programmed robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT software.

Senior Emily Hahn Guest on NPR’s St. Louis on the Air

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Emily Hahn and Webster Groves High School graduate Michael McCord were guests on Don Marsh’s St. Louis on the Air on August 11 to share their experiences of living and studying abroad.  Both Hahn and McCord won full scholarships from Youth for Understanding to study in Germany during the summer of 2010.

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Conway Students Share Published Stories at Left Bank Books

Conway Students Left Bank Books - Grannie Annie Group Photo

Three fifth graders from Conway Elementary School were among the eighteen published authors and artists who recently participated in the third annual Grannie Annie Gathering at Left Bank Books. The young authors read excerpts from their family stories that were published in the sixth annual Grannie Annie anthologies, released in May, and the young artists discussed how they came to illustrate the stories as they did.

Ladue Schools District Video

Produced in the spring of 2011, this video provides an overview of the Ladue School District. Facts, recognitions and the district’s philosophies are highlighted in this seven-minute film created by Don Goble, the head of the district’s Video Broadcast department, in collaboration with the district’s Communications Services Department.

LHWHS Dancing Teachers Goes Viral

School Spirit Faculty Dance

2010 Graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School Abby Sophir produced this music video, in which nearly the entire high school faculty busted out their best dance moves to celebrate the 2010 senior class.  As of September 19, 2011, there were 10,171 viewings on youtube.com and 9,878 people viewings on schooltube.com.  Watch it again now… You know you want to!