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 »

Author of “Ladue Found” Talks About Ladue Schools Beginnings

Charlene Bry, author of the recently released book Ladue Found talks about the early beginnings of the Ladue School District in this KMOV interview.  Citing Ruth Watkins as one of her heroes, Bry explains how Ruth and Horton Watkins (for whom Ladue Horton Watkins High School is named) were integral in the establishment of the Ladue School District.

LHWHS Habitat Charter Wins $10,000

On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 the Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Habitat for Humanity Charter was notified they were chosen as a runner-up in the SUBWAY® High School Heroes II Competition, which includes an award of $10,000.  The group, made up of students from Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS), is the only Habitat for Humanity Charter held by a school in Missouri, and one of only a few in the nation.

LHWHS Alum Wang Authors Article in Chemical Journal

2011 graduate Melissa Wang recently co-authored an article in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.  The article is entitled:  “Structural and Kinetic Analysis of the Unnatural Fusion Protein 4-Coumaroyl-CoA Ligase::Stilbene Synthase”

Ladue Schools Alum Joe Weil Premiers Latest Film

Class of 2010 Ladue Alum Joe Weil, successfully premiered his latest film Welcome to Shirley at the Tivoli on January 3, 2012. Many former Ladue Schools students took part in
the production, including Executive Producer Blake Lawrence. KSDK was there to cover the opening, as was Patch.com.

Gutchewsky Article to Be Published This Summer

Ladue Horton Watkins High School language arts teacher Kim Gutchewsky was recently notified that her article “Transforming Reading Education: One District’s Expansion of Literacy Responsibility” will be published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) in the Educational Leadership’s Summer Online 2012 issue.  The issue will be solely focused on reading skills.

Orchestra Students Perform in All Suburban Honors Orchestras

Several Ladue School District orchestra students participated in the All Suburban Honors Orchestras and performed on January 7, 2012. Twenty-three high school and middle school students underwent a very competitive audition for selection into the groups. All groups performed challenging music at a high level with other students in the St. Louis area.

LMS’ Davis Publishing First Novel: Finding My Smile

A budding romance.  A stunning revelation.  A dramatic journey through anger and delinquency to hope and faith in the face of adversity. 

This is just a brief description of Finding My Smile a first novel currently being published by Ladue Middle School teacher Janice Davis.  For more information about Janice, the book and where to find it, check out this information about the upcoming release of Finding My Smile.  Finding My Smile_new release-1

MLK Jr. Day Provides Opportunities for Service and Learning At Ladue School District Elementary Schools

Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides a wealth of opportunities for students to learn about the life of Dr. King, to celebrate his accomplishments, and to participate in community service projects.  Following are just some of the events and programs planned across the district’s elementary schools:

Speech and Debate Team Wraps Up a Great Semester

The Talking Rams competed the Fall 2011 semester with great results at the Pattonville Invitational. The tournament was held on the 9th and 10th of December at Pattonville High School. Thirty schools from across the state of Missouri attended and LHWHS students continued in their season of excellence!

LHWHS Speech and Debate Student Invited to National Tournament

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Emily Bell has been invited to attend the Montgomery Bell Academy’s (MBA) Southern Bell Forum Extemporaneous Speaking Round Robin. MBA invited 20 students from across the country to participate in this prestigious event. There is no application or recommendation process; students are chosen based on their personal accomplishments in the field of Extemporaneous Speaking.