Due to Covid-19, the Webster Fourth of July celebration has been postponed.
Current and former Webster Groves High School band members celebrate band director Dane Williams with a car parade on Monday, May 11, in honor of his retirement. Photo by Ethan Weihl
Missouri’s first phase of reopening began Monday, May 4. and will continue through the end of May. St. Louis City and County will not be joining the rest of the state in this phase.
All four Echo staff seniors have earned places on the National Scholastic Press Association and Missouri Journalism Education Association honor rolls. Also, JournalismSTL has released its ratings and awards for its 2019-2020 Spring Contests.
Video editor Ethan Weihl remotely shares this week’s headlines: Senior Checkout Week and the new football coach. Also he shares his appreciation of teachers.
Local group Red and Black Brass Band performs for neighborhoods in the Tower Grove area. The band has been traveling to different neighborhoods is St. Louis putting on mini concerts for families isolating in their homes. Photo by Jaden Fields
Lydia Urice Podcast Editor “My family moved to Webster Groves when I started kindergarten at Clark Elementary,” Madeline Raimondo, soon to be assistant principal at WGHS, said over email. “My mom worked for Special School District as a teacher, and… Read More ›
With almost the whole country trapped at home, excepting essential workers, people can become stressed or overwhelmed with uncertainty and fear of the spread of the coronavirus. Staying positive and healthy in a time like this is very important, especially if stuck inside all day.
Emily Stisser Entertainment Columnist New women’s lacrosse Coach, Rita Hunt, played lacrosse for three years in high school and has been coaching for 15, beginning coaching right after college graduation. “I would have loved to play in college, “ Hunt… Read More ›
Citizens protest while practicing social distancing in the Hampton Avenue Target parking lot on the morning of Saturday, May 1. The protest consisted of four graffitied cars with “#MAYDAY2020,” “No Shopping,””No Work” and “No Rent” written on them. Photos by Jaden Fields
Video editor Ethan Weihl remotely shares this week’s headlines: Teacher Appreciation Week and Senior Awards Night.
According to Jud Brewer, MD, Ph.D., “Social contact is a fundamental human need. We suffer both mentally and physically without it.”
Now, what was unfathomable weeks ago, when the country was watching videos about how to wash hands more effectively, has become reality; living in isolation.
Elise Wilke-Grimm News/Opinion Editor Tristan Archer, sophomore and chess club president, has played chess since he was very young but has only played competitively since he started high school. Archer thoroughly enjoys the game and spends roughly as much time… Read More ›
Echo tries to answer some Frequently Asked Questions about Covid-19.
With COVID-19, people will have to take some precautions like social distancing and isolation. People have been asked to self isolate to slow the spread of the coronavirus.