Sunday, January 8, 2012
District has plans to beef up curriculum in key areas in 2012 With Project Lead The Way.
In an effort to advance course offerings at Ladue Horton Watkins High School with innovative and stimulating curriculum, "Introduction to Engineering Design" and "Principles of Engineering" will be added to the school’s elective opportunities this fall. Room 184 will be converted to the Project Lead The Way classroom to be shared with the robotics class. Project Lead The Way's mission Project Lead The Way’s (PLTW) mission is to ensure that America succeeds in the increasingly high-tech and high-skill global economy by partnering with middle schools and high schools to prepare students to become the most innovative and productive in the world. Overview PLTW, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, is the nation’s leading provider of rigorous …
Monday, January 2, 2012
School was notified right before the lengthy holiday break.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Right before the holiday recess, 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. “The students and I are so excited to have been selected,” states Debra Carson, a math teacher at Ladue Horton Watkins High School and sponsor of the Habitat for Humanity Charter. “These students work so hard throughout the year. They definitely deserve the recognition. However, what’s even more heartwarming, is to see how …
Saturday, August 13, 2011
A review of the incoming class of 2015 reveals bright, eager students, all ready to get the school year started.
We hope you enjoyed our freshman profiles as much as we did putting them together. It was a real pleasure getting to meet and interview the boys and girls in the Class of 2015. We first met Maura Miller, a freshman at Villa Duchesne. Next was Lindsay Garcia, a budding tennis star at John Burroughs. Kate Schwarz followed. She is the second generation in her family to attend St. Joseph's Academy. The boys followed. Shane Combs left Lindbergh for MICDS to play football, and Jack Fox is another freshman football player, but he will play football for Ladue. We are interested in all the students who make up the freshman class at these five schools. Their hopes and dreams will carry them forward with their academic careers. We quickly found out …