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.
Freshman Shota Ishiyama steps up to bat as spectators look on. Men’s baseball faced the Roosevelt Roughriders in their first District game on Monday, May 16 at 4:15 p.m. at Webster’s home field. The Statesmen won 18-0, advancing to the District Semifinals. Photo by Lydia Urice
Junior August Grattan holds a sign reading “Keep your religion out of my uterus” at a protest against the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion indicating the court may repeal Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that assured a patient’s legal right to abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. The protest was held Thursday, May 12 on the steps of Senior Entrance. Photo by Izzy Poole
“In this world, it’s just us / You know it’s not the same as it was,” Harry Styles sings in his “Harry’s House” lead single, “As It Was.”
Released on April 1, this powerful, vulnerable, and incredibly dance-able tune foreshadows what promises to be a unique third album for Styles.
Assistant principal Dwight Kirksey receives a check after being named Assistant Principal of the Year by the St. Louis Association of Secondary School Principals. “The program recognizes exemplary performance in secondary principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students,” reads an email from Mickey Erb, assistant to the principal. Photo by Hadley Hoskins
Seniors Myka Stewart and Ali Gunn lead a walkout about bills SB 781, SB 843 and others on Friday, April 1. “It made me happy that people popped out, not only to support themselves, but allies too, everyone supporting everyone,” Gunn said. Photo by Izzy Poole
With spring around the corner, and as the weather begins to warm up, students should make an effort to spend time outdoors and explore some of Missouri’s beautiful state parks.
Also Riley Fitzgerald talks to students and parents about Spring Break plans.
Contributing writers Eleanor Kanerva and Luca Giordano talk to the hockey team and coaches about this season.
“Harry Potter,” “The Great Gatsby,” “Captain Underpants,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” What do all of these books have in common? At some point, they have all been “banned.”
“The goal is to win state,” Senior Jenna Clark said. Clark is one of 5 seniors on the women’s basketball team this year, and she has ambitions for another record-shattering season.
Contributing writer Soledad Lee talks to Dr. Kerry Arens, Chelsea Center coordinator about the All Write Festival.
Contributing writer Ali Schulz talks to students and teachers about how the high school observes Black History Month.
Contributing writer Lily Naert talks about the orgins and traditions of Valentine’s Day and asks students about their plans.
One principle of school safety and culture that has proven to be very important to the administration is that every student in the building has a trusted adult.
With the end of winter break, the beginning of a new semester, Coronavirus concerns and more, stress levels are high for students.
Podcast editor Maren DeMargel asks students how dealing with COVID has affected their mental health.
Science teacher Mebbie Landsness talks about student stress and what she does to help alleviate it.
Student work for the annual All Write Festival is due by Feb. 7, at 11:59 p.m. Submissions can be up to 10 pages in length.