Two Ladue Schools Graduates Featured in Town & Style for Veiled Prophet Ball

Two Ladue Schools graduates are featured in the “Meet the Maids” portion of the Jan. 3, 2018 edition of Town & Style. Hannah and Hadley Parham were maids of the 2018 Veiled More »

Alumnus Jim McKelvey to Open New Maker Space Studio

Entrepreneur and Class of 1983 Ladue Schools alumnus Jim McKelvey has purchased a building at 5127 Delmar Boulevard for the purpose of opening a “maker space” studio, which will house high-tech 3D More »

Spoede Second Grader places 8th in National Chess Competition

Spoede Elementary second-grade student Alex Zhang competed in the 2017 National K-12 Grade Championships tournament on Dec. 9 – 11 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. National K-12 Grade Championships More »

Alumnus Heads Conservation Partnership Between Wash U, Zoo, Botanical Garden

Washington University, the St. Louis Zoo and the Missouri Botanical Garden are launching a new partnership to bolster their collective conservation efforts, and our very own Jonathan Losos, Class of 1980, will More »

Alumna & Playwright’s Third Play to Debut on Broadway in Chicago

Hollye Levin, Class of 1972, an accomplished playwright, will have her third play, “A Taste of Things to Come”, debuted on Broadway in Chicago beginning in March 2018. See here for details. More »

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 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.

LHWHS Students Advance in Regional Speech and Debate Tournament

Many students from the Talking Rams have advanced in the Greater Saint Louis Speech League’s (GSL) tournament. The tournament is hosted in seven small pieces over the course of the first semester; advancing students will compete in the finals in late January.

LHWHS Wrestling Team Wins Chaminade Tournament

At the time of this posting, the Ladue Horton Watkins High School wrestling team is three weeks into the season and undefeated.  On Saturday, December 17, 2011, the team added the Red Devils Duals title by winning the tournament hosted by Chaminade.

LHWHS Streid Wins Anti-Tobacco Multimedia Awards Program

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior David Streid was recognized on Thursday, December 15, 2011 for his photographic entry shown here.  The photograph entitled “from ashes” was submitted in the “Share the Truth About Tobacco” multimedia competition, sponsored by the Saint Louis County Department of Health (DOH).