Sixteen films were featured in the Reel Film Festival which took place on Friday, April 1.
Seniors Myka Stewart and Ali Gunn organized a walkout that took place during sixth hour on Friday, April 1. About 40 students participated.
Prom cost $29,156.24. That’s not including the tip for the DJ or the payment for two School Resource Officers (SROs).
Junior editor Lydia Urice talks to senior Scarlett Patton about her time in high school and her after graduation plans.
Mask regulations officially changed from “required” to “recommended” on Mon, March 7. Students had differing opinions on this subject, specifically regarding whether or not they will continue to wear a mask.
Students evacuated the high school building about 10:20 a.m. in response to a fire alarm.
The alarm was sounded after smoked filled a science classroom during an experiment.
According to an email from the school, “The fire department responded quickly, and no one was in danger.”
Students returned to classes about 10:50 a.m.
Student Council and Best Buddies are helping the Missouri Special Olympics put on the Polar Plunge, which will take place on Saturday, Feb. 19.
Students and teachers alike hope for a snow day tomorrow, Feb 2. The National Weather Service has predicted six-10 inches of snow from midnight tonight to noon Feb. 3.
Students and teachers have various superstitions or traditions about the best way to will a snow day into existence.
Winter activities assembly will take place seventh period on Jan. 28, in Roberts Gym.
“It’s going to be basketball, boys and girls; wrestling, boys and girls; and girls swim and dive,” assistant activities director Munir Prince said.
I rated four drinks based on six categories on a scale from one to five, one being the worst, five being the best. The first category was presentation, how cute is the drink, does it look good?
The second category was peppermint to coffee ratio, one being mostly coffee and five being mostly pepperminty.
The social studies department will continue to observe Veterans Day with an assembly Friday, Nov. 12, with about 50 veterans participating.
The ceremony will be in Roberts Gym and will only be attended by social studies classes during first hour. During the remainder of the day veterans will follow the social studies teacher’s class schedule.
Of the 1,410 students enrolled at WGHS this year, four of them are foreign exchange students. They compared America to their home countries.
“I love the coffee shop so much! I go almost every day to visit my friend, Alex,” senior Camille Herrman said over email.
Junior editor Lydia Urice interviews Swedish foreign exchange student Lukas Hillström, junior, about the differences between Sweden and the United States.
On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, more than 7,500 Flags of Valor were displayed on Art Hill in Forest Park to remember the victims, first responders and servicemen and women who died as a result of those attacks.
The American flags were visible Sept. 4-12. Photos by Lydia Urice
Hot air balloons light up the night at the St. Louis Gateway Balloon Festival. The festival took place at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, Sept. 3-6, 5-9 p.m. Photos by Lydia Urice