Missouri has, until recently, been a true swing state with historical accuracy at voting for the eventual election winner. From 1904 through 2004, Missourians got it wrong just once – preferring Adlai Stevenson (D) over Dwight Eisenhower (R) in 1956.
With the impacts of Covid-19, everything has changed. Like every other holiday since Covid-19 this year, Thanksgiving is bound to be compromised too. Like everyone, teachers hope to adapt their Thanksgiving traditions this year.
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: drama department’s virtual variety show and Spirit Week activities including the Championship Walk, virtual pep rally and Friendship Court.
Lydia Urice Podcast Editor Webster Groves’ softball team beat Webb City 5-4 on Oct. 30 to win the first State championship in 17 years. “I’m very proud of the girls and happy for them and their families. They are a… Read More ›
Contributing writer Maren DeMargel recaps and reviews the current season of “The Bachelorette.” Warning: there are spoilers in this presentation.
Starbucks released this year’s holiday drinks on Nov. 6. The lineup includes the hot drinks Peppermint Mocha, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, Caramel Brulée Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte and Eggnog Latte.
Men’s soccer played a total of 13 games this season and won eight of those 13.
Last season’s total record was 21 wins to seven losses.
Sports teams have always had to learn how to overcome obstacles, but COVID was one nobody could’ve truly expected.
While the Turkey Day game has been canceled, some Spirit Week activities are still planned
This election, much like 2016’s, has had very high tensions between both sides. Throughout Donald Trump’s current presidency, the sides have grown to seem as if the divide between Democrats and Republicans is at an all time high. “Under Trump, Democrats and Republicans have never been more divided- on everything,” one Washington Post headline said.
Chicken nuggets are a true work of art. They are the pinnacle of food. The goal set out to be completed was locating the best chicken nugget of all time.
Due to concerns about Covid-19 cases and quarantines, Webster Groves and Kirkwood High Schools will not play the annual Turkey Day Game this year. The game was scheduled to be played at Moss Field on Nov. 26.
Responsive freshmen and new students returned to in-person instruction Thursday, Nov. 12, and all responsive students returned today, Friday, Nov. 13.
Students were divided by alphabet so that half attend four morning classes of 40 minutes a piece, and the other half attend four afternoon classes of 40 minutes a piece.
Podcast editor Lydia Urice interviews students about the return to in-person classes.
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: yearbook baby photos and ads, first day back for responsive students, and drama department’s quest for virtual one-acts.
People play video games when they are bored and stuck at home. This brings back the question of if video games cause real life violence. There has been talk about how video games cause violence, since 1990, however that may not be the case.
Izzy Poole Contributing Writer “Better” by Zayn Malik is the first song and music video to be released off of his upcoming album. “Better” came out on Sept. 24, at midnight EST. The music video is based around the main… Read More ›
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: senior baby photos and ads, return to face-to-face instruction, men’s soccer and Turkey Day activities.
Current President Donald Trump has called into question the reliability of mail-in voting, claiming the mail-in ballots are a Democratic tactic to push him out of office. There is no evidence to support his claim about the inaccuracy of mail-in voting or fraudulent behavior.
Entertainment/feature editor Addie Palmquist reflects on the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
After over five months of on and off rumors on the subject, “Super Mario 3D All-Stars” was revealed by Nintendo on Sept. 3, as a new collection of three classic 3D games from the series.
Voters turned out in high numbers to vote at St. Louis County polling sites Nov. 3. Lines had begun to form as early at 5 a.m., and election agencies predicted the voter turnout would be the largest percentage since 1992. Photos by Elise Wilke-Grimm
Chandler Turner, new assistant for the Chelsea Center and co-director for the a capella, is a class of 2014 WGHS graduate.
“I wanted to do my part to help in a capella since being a part of that group had such a huge impact on my time here. The Chelsea Center was just the cherry on top, as I get to help even more students reach their potential in a creative way,” Turner said.
Donald Trump, President of the United States, showed his support for a deal on Sept. 19, that Oracle and Wal-Mart, two American companies, have made with Chinese company ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok.
This is the first issue of the 106th year of the ECHO. Contents include: *Schools should increase mental health screenings *Former principal becomes new SSD area coordinator *Seniors share thoughts on upcoming election *Echo reviews best of pandemic movies *Op-ed:… Read More ›
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: women’s softball wins State championship, election day and return to in-person classes.
Halloween 2020 is most likely going to pose unique challenges for trick-or-treaters. During the lockdown caused by COVID-19, it seems that Halloween celebrations may conflict with the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Horror movies have always been a passtime of choice for many during the Halloween season,but with the current pandemic, some movies might be hitting a little too close to home.
With the new influx of pandemic/outbreak movies coming to streaming services, people are able to see a fictionalized portrayal of their own current lives.
Despite Covid-19,Missouri, among other states, has announced Halloween will not be canceled, leading citizens to wonder what Halloween will look like.
After months of Covid-19 restrictions, it seemed as if Halloween was a holiday that wouldn’t be occurring this year due to the fact that it is such a high contact holiday, but Halloween will ultimately be occurring. Because of this, children and teens everywhere are planning costumes to wear this year, as well as activities that will be safe and socially distanced.
Halloween in Covid time seems to be a time where people decide with their neighbors a routine. Going around to random people’s houses for candy is a lot of contact and against safety recommendations with regards to Covid.
High school plans to move to hybrid method. Freshmen and new students will go back on Nov. 12, and everyone else on Nov. 13.
Students will be split into two groups. A-K will go in the morning from 8:25- 11:25, L-Z will go in the afternoon from 12:25-3:25. The hour in between will be used for cleaning. All students will be expected to follow social distancing guidelines and wear masks.
Americans will vote for their next president on Nov. 3, less than a month away. As the presidential election only takes place every four years, some people will vote for the first time this year.
Center field looks like a dystopian scene. First graders in masks put their hands together in prayer as sun glints of dew in the grass. This is the new standard of youth sports in COVID-19.