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 »

LHWHS Link Crew Hosts Regional Conference

On October 13th, Ladue Horton Watkins High School played host to over 200 students from surrounding Missouri and Indiana schools for a special Link Crew Conference.

Link Crew serves as a program that assists transitioning freshmen students from middle school to high school. The goal is to “link” each freshman with one or more upper-classmen who can act as mentors during the 9th graders’ early weeks of high school, and beyond. The freshmen automatically become connected to the school in ways that might otherwise have been unthinkable.

LHWHS Broadcast Technology Instructor Wins Media Literacy Award

Don Goble, Ladue School District’s Broadcast Technology and Film Instructor, will receive the Gateway Media Literacy Partners GMLP Charles Klotzer Media Literacy Award at the opening session of the organization’s literacy week on November 6, 2011.

Dr. Eric Hahn Recognized as Peabody Energy Leader in Education

One educator can make a profound difference. Educators inspire, guide, teach and lead. They also transform lives.  By honoring education professionals – from teachers and coaches to librarians and counselors – Peabody Energy recognizes the heroes in education who help children achieve their true potential.  On Monday, October 17, 2011, Ladue Horton Watkins High School social studies teacher Dr. Eric Hahn was presented with the Peabody Energy Leader in Education award.

The Leaders in Education program rewards dedicated and compassionate educational professionals with grants and recognition at an annual dinner reception. Award recipients are selected throughout the school year by a committee of top educators and business leaders and each earn a $1,000 grant.

Successful First Speech & Debate Tournament

The Talking Rams (Ladue Horton Watkin High School speech and debate team) excelled at their first tournament!

Brentwood High School and Oakville High School co-hosted the first invitational of the year on the 14th and 15th of October. Students from LHWHS entered multiple events and were very successful!

Evy Bickel Awarded October 2011 Excellence in Education Award

Evy Bickel, a sixth grade math teacher at Ladue Middle School was presented with the October Excellence in Education Award at the Board of Education Meeting on September 26, 2011.

LHWHS Teachers Wow the Crowd at Homecoming Pep Rally

Once again, Ladue Schools’ high school teachers busted out their dance moves. This time at the 2011 Homecoming Pep Assembly. Check out the video!

Carolyn Parham Awarded September 2011 Excellence in Education Award

Excellence In Education - Carolyn Parham

Carolyn Parham, a second grade teacher at Conway Elementary School was presented with the September 2011 Excellence in Education Award at the Board of Education Meeting on September 26, 2011.

Mrs. Parham was born in St. Louis and has been a teacher in the Ladue School District since 1991.  She started her work in the district as a fifth grade teacher at Conway Elementary School, and has been a second grade teacher for many years now.

Class of 2007: Kimberly Hartstein Receives Fulbright Grant

Kimberly Hartstein - Fulbright Grant

Having graduated from Washington University in 2011, Ms. Hartstein has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to study chemistry at the Westfälische Wilhelm Universität Münster in Münster, Germany.  Following her year of research abroad, she will enter the Ph.D program at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Earlier this month, Ms. Hartstein presented a poster at the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2011 in Bremen, Germany through an American Chemical Society Travel Award.

Ladue Schools Receives Distinction in Performance Award for Tenth Year Running

District Recogintion - Distinction In Performance

Ladue School District has once again received the Distinction in Performance Award, as it has each of the eleven years of the program’s existence.  Of the 522 public school districts in Missouri, 361 (or 69 percent) received the award for 2011.  Only 32 districts (or 6 percent) have received the award each of the ten years.

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education gives the Distinction in Performance recognition to K-12 school districts meeting at least thirteen out of fourteen state performance standards, including all six Missouri Assessment Program standards.

2011 National Semifinalists Named

National Merit Semi-Finalists 2011

Ladue Horton Watkins High School had a total of nine semifinalists – eight National Merit Semifinalists and one National Achievement Semifinalist. These students qualified based on their high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) taken during their junior year.

These students join a select group of other LHWHS seniors over the past 20 years who have achieved this significant honor. All of these students are eligible for scholarships that will be offered next spring.

Pictured from left to right:

Front Row: Sayli Sant (National Merit); Xinhe Dai (National Merit)
Middle Row: Qiaonan Zhong (National Merit); Clare Misko (National Merit); Eliza Colby (National Merit)
Back Row: Braham Snyder (National Merit); William Keith (National Achievement); David Streid (National Merit); Jeffrey Bigg (National Merit)