Camp Wyman is a week-long sleepaway camp that consists of bonding activities that connect sixth graders with peers, teachers and nature. Five years ago, on the last night for team Polaris, the camp went from fun to frightening.
Band is holding a mattress sale on Oct. 15, in Roberts Gym from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. All proceeds will support band and their trip to New York City in March.
Echo staffers gather for a BeReal on the first week of school. Photo by Izzy Poole
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Many of you have asked me, “What is Echo?” and “Are Echo and yearbook different?” I’m here to tell you that yes they are different.
Missouri Botanical Garden opened the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center on Aug. 27. According to St. Louis Post Dispatch, the project cost $100 million. In honor of the opening, admission to the garden was free for both Saturday, Aug. 27, and Sunday, Aug. 28.
Senior Scarlett Patton is already ahead in the computer science industry, thanks to self-motivation and support from the high school.
Selma Street Dance was canceled an hour early due to inclement weather. The dance was scheduled to take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 26, right after the activities fair which took place 6 to 7 p.m. The activities fair and dance were held on Selma Avenue.
Students are no longer able to eat lunch in Roberts Gym. Students must eat in the cafeteria or courtyard. Juniors and seniors are allowed to leave campus for lunch.
Universal free lunch will stop for the 2022-23 school year. It started as a result of COVID but will stop following the end of a state program which offered free meals to all students. Students can still apply for free or reduced lunch at this link.
Proposition S unofficially passed with an 80.7% majority in the Aug. 2, primary election, according to Webster Groves School District on Twitter.
Proposition S is a no-tax rate increase bond issue that would provide $45 million to the school district to improve the infrastructure of WGSD schools and facilities, including Moss Field and parking lots.
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.