Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: the end of the term, election day, Jenna Clark, softball, winter sports and Wildlights at the Zoo.
Contributing writer Maren DeMargel reports on how students are using protective masks as part of their Halloween costumes.
Ruth Bader Gingburg will go down in history as one of the most significant women’s rights and gender equality pioneers the world ever saw.
Winter Wonderland, the yearly holiday light spectacle at Tilles Park, will open its doors on Nov. 20, despite the ongoing pandemic. It is expected to have more lights than usual, which may be compensation for the lower turnout.
Natalie Lescher Contributing Writer Assistant principal John E. Thomas has received a St. Louis American Foundation Excellence in Education Award at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 33rd Annual Salute to Excellence in Education on Scholarship and Awards Virtual Gala. This… Read More ›
There’s no need to settle for the high-priced costumes when buying the perfect masterpiece. Halloween is one of the holidays people try to show up the next person with the “better” costume. Some people spend the least on a costume, but the costume looks store-bought.
Contributing writer Dria Moore shares images of Tilles Park patrons enjoying the autumn weather after county parks reopened in September.
Podcast editor Lydia Urice interviews Gloria Perry, the new Special School District area coordinator.
“I applied for Special School District, and they assigned me to Webster Groves High School and I am so glad to be here,” area coordinator Gloria Perry said.
Contributing writer Calum Shank shares images of residents enjoying Tilles, Blackburn and Ivory Crockett Parks after they reopened in September.
If children aren’t able to go Trick or Treating like normal, four local businesses are holding events for children while practicing the necessary safety precautions.
Previously deemed high contact sports have been given the okay upon review. Webster teams have begun games and adapted to the social distance regulations, and players have expressed their opinions.
Wearing masks on Halloween isn’t a new concept, but the reasoning behind it is quite different this year.
Junior Amelia Dorsey wears a homemade mask to her volleyball game. She has been making masks since the beginning of the pandemic, and she has used them as a way to express her creative side. “Another reason I made masks was because I don’t have a job, so making masks for people was a way to make money,” Dorsey said. Photo by Maren DeMargel
Owen Crews Contributing Writer Timothy Havis, choir teacher, said he has been having a good time in virtual choir and hopes to expand it and showcase the talents. Havis had an idea when the school year started. He was going… Read More ›
Each weekend The Garden Cafè has some sort of live performance. Oftentimes the music occurs at 6-8 p.m. located behind the building. Sometimes the performances are held in the front during the morning.
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: Ivory Crockett Run, the school district’s free food pickup, students may put library books on hold, and upcoming sports.
Three seniors have been named National Merit Semi Finalists. Invented in 1955, the National Merit Scholarship Program is conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), a not-for-profit organization.
Custodian Loretta Brown has invited WGHS students and staff to donate their used plastic grocery bags so that she and members of her church, Keys to Life Tabernacle Christian Church, can make sleeping mats for the homeless.
Friendship Dance, which would have taken place Nov. 7, has been cancelled due to concerns about Covid-19.
Kirkwood Market is a hub of baked goods, jams, jellies, spices and herbs. The market has been around since 1976 and is the site of the Kirkwood Pumpkin Patch and the Kid’s Fun Zone in October.
Webster Groves School District Foundation’s Ivory Crockett Run for Webster has gone virtual this year.
Because the run has gone virtual this year the Run for Webster Committee has added more events and fun things to do around Webster.
Blackburn Park reopens as children return to their normals as seen by this boy climbing one of the park’s trees. “Many children have been waiting for this day,” Erin Shank, Webster resident, said. Photo by Calum Shank
Zachary Smith, former Knowledge is Power Program English teacher, is new to the Webster Groves School District and the community of Webster Groves and will teach freshman literature and comp this year.
This week’s ECHO Podcast is introduced by former feature/entertainment editor Emily Stisser, outro’d by former print editor Lindsey Bennett, and was edited by podcast editor Lydia Urice. News/opinion editor Elise Wilke-Grimm reports on Jessica Haskins receiving the Haskins wins Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics… Read More ›
Webster’s new percussion teacher Kevin Lowe comes from a musical background. He earned his degree from Missouri State University in music education.