Ladue Middle School Student Ben Rich Creates Charitable “Mitzvah Market” For Those in Need

Check out the awesome charity work that Ladue Middle School student Ben Rich is doing through the process of becoming a bar mitzvah! Ben organized a clothing drive and market for people More »

Fourth Grade Robotics Teams Excel at Regional FIRST Lego League Competition

Nine fourth grade robotics teams from all four elementary schools in the district competed in the regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League Competition on Nov. 12 More »

Old Bonhomme Giving Assembly: 37 Years and Still Going Strong

Each year, the Old Bonhomme School Giving Assembly spotlights how much we have to be thankful for and how generous we can be towards those in need! During the assembly, students see More »

Ladue Middle School Donates Nearly 19,000 Cans to Gateway 180

The Ladue Middle School donated 18,949 cans to Gateway 180 through their annual Turkey Trot and Canned Food Drive! At the Celebration Assembly, teachers, counselors and administrators received a pie in the More »

Two Seniors Sign Early with Universities for Lacrosse, Rowing

Two seniors from Ladue Horton Watkins High School participated in an early signing event on Nov. 9 to share the news of their commitment to attend and play a sport for their More »

Talking Rams Compete in 2nd Conference

The speech and debate team competed in their 2nd conference tournament of the year this past weekend. Congratulations to the following students: United States Extemporaneous Speaking Gabe DiAntonio (09) – 6th place More »

Speech & Debate Competes in Round Robin Debates

The speech and debate team, the Talking Rams, competed in the Francis Howell North Events Round Robin and Troy Debate Round Robin this weekend. The team placed 3rd in events, 1st in More »

Talking Rams Host First Conference of the Season

The speech and debate team competed in its first conference tournament of the season this weekend, which they also hosted! The team took on this tournament after the original host canceled a More »

“I Speak for Others” Award Given to LHWHS Student

Jerome Gregory (junior, Ladue Horton Watkins High School) was honored at the Marquette Invitational (speech and debate tournament) with the I Speak for Others Award. The award honors a student who uses skills gained through speech and debate and uses them to positively impact his/her community.

Speech and Debate Team Wins Big!

The Talking Rams, speech and debate team at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, earned multiple trophies at their last regular season tournament of the 2011-2012 school year!

The final regular season tournament of the year was the Marquette Invitational. This tournament is one of the three biggest in Saint Louis and brings competition from every major area of Saint Louis as well as some schools from Illinois and Kansas.

LHWHS Courtney Jonas Wins “Poetry Out Loud” Competition

Courtney Jonas, a junior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, recently won the Poetry Out Loud competition against eight other regional finalists.  Jonas will go on to the state competition in Jefferson City in March 2012.

House Hunter Episode Features Ladue Schools

Location, location, location…  This episode of HGTV’s House Hunter chronicles the process of a couple moving back to St. Louis and the priorities they set to find their dream home.  Top of the list is “good schools” with the Ladue School District being mentioned multiple times and Reed Elementary School shown toward the end of the segment.

LHWHS Junior Caitlin Malone Wins Contest for 9/11 Video

Ladue Horton Watkins High School junior Caitlin Malone won SchoolTube.com’s “We Remember” video contest. In her video, Malone tells the story of how City of Ladue police officer Ken Andreski’s life was changed by the events on September 11, 2001.

Corcoran Teams Up With Anheuser-Busch for “Family Talk”

Family Talk About Drinking is an underage drinking prevention program created by Anheuser-Busch in collaboration with certified parent coach MJ Corcoran. First launched more than 20 years ago, Family Talk was renovated and expanded in 2011 to become a program that parents can turn to throughout the parenting process, no matter how old their kids may be.


 

LHWHS Senior Dageforde Chosen to Visit White House

The National Blues Museum (NBM), a not-for-profit educational institution and planned museum, hosted ten St. Louis high school juniors and seniors, including Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Bea Dageforde (fourth from left), at the White House for an educational program celebrating blues music.  The program was hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama.

LMS’ Brandon Williams Touts “Play It Forward”

Founded by Samantha Fisher, the Play It Forward STL organization was created with the belief that no child should be denied his or her musical voice. The organization believes it is the community’s responsibility, and obligation, to ensure kids have every chance to explore their musical passion.

In this segment of HEC-TV’s recent feature on “Play It Forward,”  Ladue Middle School’s music teacher Brandon Williams is interviewed regarding the place music takes in the public schools. 

LMS Hosts Speakers Series for Black History Month

On February 15, 2012, students and staff at the Ladue Middle School had the opportunity to hear from nine accomplished African-American professionals from the St. Louis area who came to the school to speak about their professional experiences, as well as their dedication to making the world a more equal place.  The speaker series is just one part of how Ladue Middle School is using Black History Month to both celebrate and learn about the many contributions of African-Americans.  The Black Experience Speaker Bios

Reed Skater Helps Team Make Missouri Sports History

The St. Louis Synergy Preliminary Team took the gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Midwestern Sectionals for Synchronized Skating in Plymouth, Michigan. The team, based out of the Webster Groves Ice Arena, is part of the Metro Edge Figure Staking Club of Missouri and consists of skaters from the St. Louis area, including Reed Elementary School’s Bree Baker.  This is the first time a Missouri team has ever earned a gold medal at Midwestern Sectional competition.