The support of the LHWHSPA is invaluable to the high school, its teachers, staff and students. One of the great strengths of our district is our parent involvement, and the high school parents are no exception. They are fantastic.
— Dr. Donna Jahnke, Ladue Schools Superintendent

We don't let obstacles stand in our way...

We don't let obstacles stand in our way...

What We've Achieved

The efforts of our LHWHSPA community have a great impact on all students and staff at the high school. (Many of our programs also reach the entire district.) Thank you for your support! Remember, YOU are part of the Parent Association, and we can accomplish great things by working together. 

2015-2016 LHWHSPA Funding
 

For the School 

  • Microwaves for Student Use in the Cafeteria – grant request
  • Grounds Beautification Committee - maintenance of plantings in the PAC lobby and throughout the grounds
  • Refurbishment of School Photographs Throughout the Building – grant request
     

For Students

  • Support of Red Ribbon Week – grant request
  • Journalism – National High School Journalism Convention – grant request
  • Fine Arts – Senior Art Show, Digital Cameras and Correspondence Campaign – grant request
  • Choir – iPad Pro – grant request
  • Cycle of Success – General Support – grant request
  • Special School District – File Cabinets and Book Shelves – grant request
  • Practical Arts – Drafting Equipment and FACS equipment – grant request
  • Scholarship Fund – Fundraising at Parents for Scholars, our annual event in March, led to $22,000 in scholarships being awarded at Senior Awards Night in April. We have raised more than $150,000 in the past eight years!
  • Science Olympiad - Nationals – grant request
  • Speech & Debate – Grand National Tournament – grant request
  • Physics – Motion Encoder, Lab Quest Stream & Track System - grant request
  • English – Chrome Book Cart and Printer – grant request
  • After-Grad Celebration – Prizes and entertainment for the class of 2016. Volunteers planned and chaperoned the event, and parents generously donated more than $6,000.
  • Post-Prom Party – held at Chesterfield Sport Fusion. Volunteers planned and chaperoned with parents donating over $4,000.
  • Donations were made from the Compassion Fund
  • Math – Site Licenses – grant request
  • Snow cones at Blue-White Night
  • Activities Support – Ladue Dance Marathon, Senior Service Day, Homecoming Bonfire and Pep Rally 

For Faculty and Staff

  • More than $11,500 in direct parent donations to our annual Faculty Grant Program
  • Quarterly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts for our amazing teachers and staff
  • Conference dinners for teachers, both spring and fall conferences
  • Staff Appreciation Luncheon
  • Administrative Professionals Day luncheon for our 15 LHWHS Administrative Assistants 

For Parents

  • Speaker on Opioid/Heroin Addiction
  • Publication of the “Fresh Start” Handbook for freshmen and new families
  • Family Night BBQ for incoming freshmen and new-to-Ladue families
  • Refreshments at all College & Career Office meetings throughout the year
  • Parent coffee in the fall
  • Weekly emails to parents with updates and reminders on all things LADUE!
  • Print publication of Rambell student phone directory

For the District

  • Chili Supper - Co-sponsorship with the Character Education Committee and Dads Club
  • Support of the Ladue Education Foundation

 

The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Parent Association has been granted not-for-profit status as a public charity under section 501(c)3 of the the Internal Revenue Code. Accordingly, contributions made to the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Parent Association are deductible for federal income tax purposes as allowed by law, and available for corporate matching gifts. Please consult your tax advisor regarding deductibility. The Ladue Horton Watkins High School Parent Association EIN is 27-3222606.