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O R G A N I Z A T I O N S
2014 - 2015

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DECA  Frances Erwin  daily during class and some extra- curricular  For students to apply business/marketing competencies in hands-on, real- life activities, as well as gain experience with Community Service, Leadership, and Professional Development activities. 
Delta Epsilon Phi-German Honor Society  Debbie Lund  TBD  High achieving students of German participate in extra-curicular activities and plan activities for German Club members (tutoring, films, etc.). Students must posess an 87% average in German for prior 3 semesters; 3.5 GPA overall 
Fellowship of Christian Athletes  Crismon, Anderson  Thursdays at 5:30 every other week  The goal of our club is to provide a safe environment for students to talk about their faith and sports. It is a great outlet to discuss items that may be difficult for students, or to celebrate events that have occurred. 
Gay Straight Alliance  Rob Good, Jennifer Tuttle, Ted Waterson, Alena Armstrong  After School first and third Thursdays  To promote a safe envrionment for LGBTQ students and their straight allies at LHWHS 
Habitat for Humanity  Deb Carson  as needed  Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. A world where everyone has a decent place to live. 
LAASA/RISE  Crystal Sailor & Maxine Birdsong  1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm  To provide academic and social support as well as mentoring freshman and upperclassmen new to Ladue students 
Ladue Amnesty International  Janice Pauken  Wednesdays 2:30-4  Raise awareness about human rights violations, become more educated about said violations, sell pizza to aid people suffering from human rights violations, play kickball and begin planning for next year's JAMNESTY. 
Ladue Dance Marathon  Mike Farrell & Julie Blank  Tuesdays at 7:00pm  Ladue Dance Marathon raises money for Children's Miracle Network Hopstials of Greater St. Louis through an event called 'Ladue Dance Marathon' that is held on a Saturday in January for 4-5 hours. The Exec Board spends months planning the event, reaching out to local businesses to sponsor the event, inviting 'Miracle Families' to speak and participate at the event, forming dancer 'teams' that raise money through a website called "Donor Drive" where students can gather donations through email and social media. Students plan the entire event - dancing, activities, games, and food throughout the event. The first event was held in the cafeteria and well-attended - many students referred to it as "the Homecoming dance I never had." 
National Honor Society  Jim Goldwasser & Candice Spector  Friday before and after school as needed as whole group. In addition, service opprotunities act as meetings for those who are providing service.  National Honor Society does more than act an honorary. Once membership is achieved, the organization act as a service organization. Members volunteer in the Ladue School community and within the greater St. Louis community. It is the belief of the advisors that service is a habit that is best started while young. 
National Latin Honors Society  Ann Rittenbaum  2:30-3:45 every other Tuesday  Explore Roman culture and history through cooking, community service, latin based activities and presentations. Our goal is to encourage a wider understanding of the unique Roman culture. 
Quiz Bowl / Scholar Bowl / Academic Team  Patrick Quinn / Jonah Krueger  Fridays after school  Compete in academic competition at the local, regional and national levels 
Science Bowl  Rich Witt & Ted Waterson  After school  Compete in the National Science Bowl Competition/ 
Science Olympiad  Alyson Levine  after school and weekends, as needed  To compete in the Regional, State, and National Tournaments. There are 23 events (study, practical and building events) designed to emphasize problem-solving aspects in STEM and test the understanding of science concepts. 
Sigma Nu Gamma  Lowery  6:30 AM Wed. Mornings  Learn and perform A Cappella Music 
Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica  Maritza Sloan  Usually on Mondays or Wednesdays, twice a month  The mission of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is to recognize high school achievement in Spanish and Portuguese and to promote interest in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian studies. 
STUCO  Jim Goldwasser & Chris Saxton  STUCO meets during AC Lab.  Student Council (STUCO)
The Student Council provides a forum for student expression, plans social affairs, organizes special programs, and seeks to open channels of communication and improve school and community relations. 
 
Talking Rams and National Speech and Debate Association (club) and National Forensic League (honor society)  Molly Beck  SCHOOL YEAR -- Practice: Monday- Thursday from 2:30-4:30 PM; Tournaments: Friday (2:30-11:30 PM) and Saturday (6:45 AM-10:00 PM) ----- SUMMER: 3 meetings a week with national qualifiers until the national tournament in June  The Talking Rams compete as a member chapter of the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA). The NSDA is committed to providing youth with opportunities to develop the skills to speak, perform, and debate powerfully and persuasively in front of an audience. Additionally, students learn to think critically, explore all sides of an issue, and formulate evidence-based rock-solid points of view. Beyond improving academically, the NSDA is committed to the growth of social and academic confidence students need to grow individually, achieve educational goals, pursue meaningful work, and improve the lives of others. The Talking Rams are committed to excellence and are competitve at the local, state, and national level. 
Team 4330 Robotics  Schmitt, LaBarge, SchmiDT  starts in October once a week on Wednesday  Develop F.I.R.S.T. skills and build a robot for regional and national competition 
Teenage Health Consultants  Kim Boyles  as requested  The Teenage Health Consultants program is a peer education project sponsored by St. Louis County Health. Members are trained to lead their peers in discussion of select health related topics. 
Thespian Troupe 1109  Mike Pecka  After School once a month  Students accumulate points for performance and technical performances in LHWHS theatrical productions. They are inducted into the organization typically at the end of their freshman year. The International Thespian Society intends for members to participate in theatrical productions, promote the arts and perform public service. 
Youth Leadership St. Louis  Hannah Behr  Tuesdays and Saturdays, twice a month  Students are accepted into the organization in the fall of their sophomore year and participate in FOCUS St. Louis' Youth Leadership Program throughout their entire junior year