“I am a big personality, and I have a lot of strong opinions, and I’m not afraid to make my opinions known and heard,” senior Rosie Ryan said.
It’s common for high school students to feel down, whether it be stress-induced anxiety, “senioritis” or just a lack of motivation, but perhaps what students are experiencing is something more serious.
St. Louis leads the nation in school suspensions for black students. School disciplinary actions, like suspensions and expulsions, may lead students onto a track of dropping out of school and ending up in the justice system. This track is called the school-to-prison pipeline.
Step is defined as “a complex synchronized dancelike performance that blends African folk traditions with popular culture” by Britannica Encyclopedia, but to the WGHS Step team, it is much more. Senior Nia Lyles explained, “Sometimes [step] can be very aggressive,… Read More ›
Students used to eagerly await Christmas and Easter break. Although the breaks’ names have changed, their original purpose remains. WGSD prides itself on fighting for diversity but is not respecting diversity of religion.
When the phrase, “abortion clinic in St. Louis,” is placed in Bing.com’s search engine, the results are one Planned Parenthood clinic and three Crisis Pregnancy Centers.
The danger of identifying as nonheterosexual is extensive, yet annually people still take the risk on October 11, National Coming out Day.
If a student were to ask any alumni what they remember about Webster Groves High School (WGHS), the answers would vary. Many could tell of landmarks that currently, students have no recollection of. This year, the alumni office will hold… Read More ›