The LEF spring fundraiser on April 28, “Innovation Celebration,” is shaping up to be a great event, and we’ve got fantastic auction and raffle items you can win! You do not need to be present to win. Purchase raffle tickets HERE and email to specify into which drawing you’d like your tickets placed. Also, you may email the LEF to proxy bid on any of the live auction items!

available auction items:

Just click "BID BY PROXY" to contact us!



Indulge in a truly innovative driving experience with your own TESLA for a weekend. You will pick up your TESLA around 5 pm on any Saturday that is convenient for you. Enjoy an evening getting the feel of this luxurious technology as you step out in style. Then spend an entire Sunday venturing throughout St. Louis in your fully electric TESLA. Simply return your TESLA by the following Monday at 11 am. This is a unique opportunity to find out what all the hype is about and get acquainted with the future of driving. 

Value: $1,000

Donor: Tesla

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Enjoy a one week Orlando getaway at the luxurious Westgate Resorts in Orlando, Florida. A five-star resort condominium: two bedroom, two bath, sleeps 6 people.

Full kitchen and dining area, hot tub in master bath, cable TV  & DVD player, resort pool and hot tubs, tennis courts and, exercise facility, lake and water sports.

The resort is within minutes of Sea World, Universal Studios, Discovery Cove and Disney attractions.

Includes 4 one-day park hopper passes ( valued at $162 each ), valid at Walt Disney World Resort, with admission to each of the unique theme parks: Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom

*Subject to black-out dates: June 30-July 9; Expires 12/21/17 (If necessary, could be used after January 7, 2018) .

*Park hopper passes expire March 6, 2019 with black-out dates Dec. 25-31.

Value: $3250

Donor: Shenoy Family & Disney

Reserved Parking Space at the High School

One reserved parking space at Ladue Horton Watkins High School for the entire 2017-2018 school year! Parents: you can bid on a coveted parking space and not have to drive carpool! (Note that student must be in good standing in order to be issued a parking sticker).


Value: Priceless

Donor: LHWHS

Bourbon Lodge and Fishing Trip

The lucky winner of this live action item will enjoy an overnight stay for up to 4 people at one of Missouri’s premiere hunting, fishing & lodging experiences at Bourbon Lodge.  This unique and unforgettable excursion includes all meals, fishing activities (including tackle) and use of a motorized boat. Date is TBD, and this certificate will not expire until the end of 2018.

Value: Priceless

Donor: Kennedy Family

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Summer Camp for Young Geniuses

Tyme Machine Technology camp brings the latest, trending technologies to your kids and lets them be involved with hands on experiments and building. Tyme Machine Camps blend STEM learning with a focus on technology, critical thinking and growth mindset.

Courses are offered in robotics, 3-D modelling, game development, cryptology and more. Students ages 6-12 will meet new friends and build awesome tech skills with only 10 students per instructor.

The lucky winner of this raffle item will receive 2 free week-long courses for Summer 2017.

Value: $1000

Donor: Suparba Panda


fabulous fox tickets

You can win four tickets to five shows at the Fox Theater (2017-18 season, excluding Hamilton). Shows available are "School of Rock," "The Color Purple," "The King and I," "On Your Feet," and "The Bodyguard."

Value: $800


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Let’s Go Blues!

Blues fans, enjoy 2 Plaza-level Blues tickets & a special OLYMPIA zamboni ride during intermission at a mutually agreed upon 2017-18 home game.

What a fun & memorable experience for a family member or special friend.  (Rider must be age 12+). This special auction item is made possible by Blues for Kids, the charitable trust of the St. Louis Blues.

Value: $500

Donor: St Louis Blues



Cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals this baseball season with 4 Field Box Tickets and UMB Champions Club Passes, to be used on a mutually agreeable date in 2017 (no Cubs); this package includes a baseball bat signed by Randal Grichuk!

Value: Priceless

Donor: David & Dave Minifie and Erin & Jim Hayes

you can bid by proxy on any of the above auction items by contacting us at

available raffle items:

So, You Want to be a Brain Surgeon...  

This raffle item gives your child (and three friends) an exclusive opportunity to explore a career in neuroscience.

Spend a morning with Dr. Michael Chicoine, Ladue parent and Professor of Neurological Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. You'll tour an operating room (during off- hours) and get an up-close encounter with human brains!

Time and date to be arranged with Dr. Chicoine in the next 6-12 months. Please be advised that flexibility in scheduling is a must!

Value: Priceless

Donor: Michael Chicoine, MD


So you want TO BE A VET...

Parents of animal lovers take note! This raffle item gives your child an exclusive opportunity to explore the career of veterinary science at Clark Animal Hospital, including:

  • A behind-the-scenes tour of their facilities
  • A hands-on experience performing a physical exam on an animal
  • The chance to learn the day-to-day responsibilities, challenges and rewards of being a veterinarian
  • The date is flexible to be worked out directly with Clark Animal Hospital, centrally located at Manchester and Lindbergh.  Duration 1- 2 hours.

Value: Priceless

Donor: Natalie DiNicola


Homework Help from a LHWHS Student

Does your K-5th grader need help with a science project? Need a little extra help in math/english?  Here is your answer . . . . the winner of this raffle will get 3-hours of help during the school year 2017-2018 from a high school junior or senior, who is a member of the National Honor Society, at your child's elementary school during after school BASK at a time mutually acceptable with both students.  This item is a win/win for everyone!!

Value: Priceless

Snapchat Spectacles

Spectacles are sunglasses that Snap! Tap once to make a memory—from your perspective—then relive it later! Ten second videos are wirelessly added to your videos on Snapchat! The specs then charge in their case.


Value: $277     

Donor: Amy Barnett


Custom Private 3D Printer Experience

Spend 2 hours of high-tech creativity while you print in three dimensions on LHWHS’s 3D printer! During this fascinating, educational process, guided by teacher Hannah Behr, you will:

  • Learn the basics of extruded desktop 3D printing
  • Receive an introduction to 3D modeling (Autodesk Inventor)
  • Design and build an object that you can then 3D print
  • Print an item from Thingiverse, 5”x5”x5” size maximum
  • Create a simple custom item using Inventor

Mutual date and time will be set

Provided by: Hannah Behr, LHWHS Project Lead the Way teacher, Intro to Engineering and Principles of Engineering

Value: priceless

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Win a Commemorative Brick that will be inscribed and placed at the beautiful new south entrance of the high school.

You and your family can be a permanent part of the LHWHS renewed campus with a brick to commemorate a loved one, a team, to honor a teacher, give your child a lasting gift or simply celebrate your own year as a Ladue student.


Donor: LEF

Then email us at to specify into which drawing you’d like your tickets placed.