Ladue Middle School Students Hold Memorial for Lives Lost in Parkland, Florida

On Wednesday morning, our middle school students held a moving demonstration to join together in support of the 17 lives lost in Parkland, Florida. All three grades walked out to the field More »

Broadcast Students’ Video to be Aired on KSDK

Congratulations to LHWHS seniors Kaycee Little and Jaylen Sykes for being the school’s winners in the KSDK/Gateway STEM/Ladue “Pair & Share Program.” For the last 15 years, students from LHWHS and Gateway More »

Six Talking Rams Team Members Heading to National Tournament

The speech and debate team competed in the Eastern Missouri District Speech and Debate Tournament, and took home several awards! The team took 7th in Speech Sweepstakes, 1st in Congress Sweepstakes, 1st More »

Ladue High School Chorale Students Recognized for Outstanding Performances

The Ladue High School Chorale students have been recognized for outstanding performances in the last week. Five students from the Ladue High School Chorale participated in the St. Louis Suburban District Music More »

High School Catering Connection Club Takes on Run and Run S’more Event

Congratulations to the Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Catering Connection Club for their performance at the Run and Run S’more event! The students worked tirelessly through the three days leading up to More »

LHWHS Students Take Top Two Places at 2018 St. Louis Brain Bee

Akhil Kondepudi, a junior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, won the 2018 St. Louis Brain Bee, an annual neuroscience competition held at Washington University in St. Louis! The second place winner More »

Spoede Fourth Grader Competing on MasterChef Junior

Any MasterChef Junior fans? A Spoede Elementary student has become a TV star! Fourth grader Juelz Bugg made the top 24 chefs for Season 6! The season premiere of the show aired More »

“iAm Ladue” Featured on HEC-TV

The Ladue Broadcast Technology department has entered into a new joint venture with HEC-TV. An Emmy award winning station of excellence, HEC-TV is St. Louis’ leading producer of education, arts, and cultural television.

Each month, two of the Ladue Broadcast Technology departments televisions shows, the student-produced Ladue View and the district communications program Ladue Schools Today, will be combined into a one-hour television show called iAm Ladue.  See the first edition of iAm Ladue.

Alumna Jasmine Huda Hosts Foundation Luncheon

The Ladue Education Foundation once again kicked off the school year with an annual community event.  This year, the event was a luncheon attended by over 200 with Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna Jasmine Huda as Keynote Speaker and Honorary Chair.  Jasmine Huda graduated in 1997 and is currently a news anchor for KMOV-TV.  (See video recap of luncheon.)

Old Bonhomme’s Grench Takes First in 5K

Giselle Grench, a fourth-grader at Old Bonhomme Elementary took first place in the women’s division of the Olivette on the Go 5K run in late September.  Included here is a picture of Giselle collecting her $150 check for her achievement.

High School Student Selected for National Speech Event

Sarah Allen, senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, has been accepted to the George Mason University Extemporaneous Speaking Round Robin. Sarah was selected as one of eight students from across the country to compete in a head-to-head style round robin. Sarah will be expected to be an expert on domestic and international topics – from the economy and elections to the conflict in Syria and governments in transition around the world.

Emily Bell (class of 2012) was selected to the round robin last year for the second time, so the 2012 round robin marks the third year in a row that a Ladue student has been chosen to participate.

Sarah’s senior year of speech and debate is off to a wonderful start. She received first place in her chamber at Oakville High Schools’ Autumn Congress. She also won third place in Public Forum (with her partner, Sydney Petersen) and first place in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking at Parkway West’s Fall Classic. She will next compete at Brentwood High School’s Fall tournament.

LHWHS Speech and Debate Team Starts Season with Success!

The high school speech and debate team started off the 2012-2013 season with great success! Eleven team members (including four new members!) attended Autumn Congress at Oakville High School on Saturday, 6 October 2012. The team earned second place in sweepstakes which was calculated based on number of entries, submitting student-written legislation, and cumulative speaker points. Arlo Frantz-Greene won second place in his chamber. Sarah Allen and Kisan Thakkar won first place (best speaker) in their respective chambers.

The speech and debate team will attend the first full tournament of the year on Friday and Saturday, the 12th and 13th of October. The first tournament is the Parkway Classic, co-hosted by Parkway South High School (novice division) and Parkway West High School (varsity division).

LMS Worthington Receives September Excellence in Education Award

Ladue Middle School Counselor Janey Worthington was presented with the September Excellence in Education Award at the September 24, 2012 Board of Education meeting.   

Butz Receives May Excellence in Education Award

Stacy Butz, Fourth-Grade teacher at Old Bonhomme Elementary School was presented with the May 2012 Excellence in Education Award at the August 27, 2012 Board Meeting.  (Due to scheduling conflicts her award could not be presented in the Spring.

Bell Receives June 2012 Distinguished Service Award

Steve Bell was presented with the June 2012 Distinguished Service Award at the June 25, 2012 Board of Education meeting.  Steve is a custodian at Ladue Middle School and has been serving the district in this position since 2007.

LHWHS Goble Recognized as METC Midwest Spotlight Educator

Cooperating School Districts recently announced its first METC Midwest Spotlight Educators.  Included among the nine individual selected was Ladue Horton Watkins High School Broadcast Technology Instructor Don Goble.  These leaders in educational technology will be honored at the 2013 Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC).

LHWHS Goble Touts SchoolTube in Time Magazine Article

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Broadcast Technology Instructor Don Goble was recently interviewed by TIME Techland regarding the value of SchoolTube for students.  The article is entitled Lights, Camera, Learn: SchoolTube Strives to Be YouTube for K-12 Education, and is written by Olivia Waxman.