History was made on Jan. 6, with the attack of the United States Capitol, the situation showing the differences between White and Black America. The angry mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, upon his directions, stormed the nation’s capitol and… Read More ›
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.
Honors U.S. Studies is a two-hour class for juniors that combines AP English Language with AP U.S. Studies. The class is known simply as “the block class” and is taught by English teacher Kristin Moore and history teacher Joshua Luparell.
Although the block class has a reputation as being one of the hardest classes offered at the high school, its benefits far outweigh any grade earned or score received on a test.
Proposition E will create a beneficial environment for all students with the new proposed extensions. The Echo endorses proposition E. The new bond increase will not raise any taxes and will keep the current tax rate at 56.99 cents per… Read More ›
Mental illness affects one in 25 adults. Mental health is something that students must be aware of in order to function in this world. It must be taught to students, so they are prepared for life. According to the National… Read More ›
The ECHO defines sexual harassment as verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct that is sexual in manner and is non-consensual/unwelcome. Sexual assault is a form of sexual harassment. The ECHO condemns any and all conduct of this nature. A majority of… Read More ›
About 250 Webster Groves High School students participated in a peaceful protest inspired by the Jason Stockley case on Monday, Sept. 18, from 10:10 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. The students protested, staying on the school grounds and obeying guidelines from… Read More ›
School-sponsored media that isn’t established as a public forum can be censored by school administrations in Missouri. If the Cronkite New Voices Act passes, that will change. The ECHO supports this bill. The Cronkite New Voices Act has recently been… Read More ›
Fighting and bullying in school have recently become less acceptable, and students are being punished more frequently and severely than ever. Now, however, there is concern about more severe consequences to fighting than suspension/expulsion. A revision made to the Missouri… Read More ›
First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition… Read More ›
Millennials, defined as “adults between the ages of 18-35 in 2016,” now rival the Baby Boomer Generation as the biggest voting bloc by generation according to a recent report from the Pew Research Center. Baby Boomers number about 69.7 million… Read More ›
Seventh grade. Seventh grade is when Webster students are placed into two separate courses that can decide what math courses they will take throughout high school. Students wanting to take calculus before they leave Webster will need to “double up”… Read More ›
Moving WGHS’ sexual education program towards a “sex positive” program would help students understand that sex is a part of life and should not be something the school sweeps under the rug. “(Abstinence only sexual education) Makes sex seem like… Read More ›
This year’s men’s basketball season stands as one of the biggest successes in Webster basketball history, backed by one of Webster’s biggest student sections from the stands. Roberts Rowdies is definitely the most exciting, organized and enthusiastic student section Robert’s… Read More ›
Between looking at colleges, picking which colleges to apply to, applying to colleges, writing essays, applying for scholarships and deciding what college to attend, a lot of work goes into the college process. Webster Groves High School is an excellent… Read More ›
For only $30 any third party can get any students’ directory information and do anything with it. The ECHO would like students to learn their privacy rights. The district is required by law to distribute the following student information to… Read More ›
Irene Ryan Entertainment Editor Students might notice a glaring absence this year among the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day activities. The annual MLK Assembly has been replaced by a day of Black History Month presentations. The administration made the switch… Read More ›
Police brutality has become a large issue of debate recently since the events in Ferguson, Mo. According to thelawdictionary.org, “police brutality” is defined as the use of excessive and/or unnecessary force by police when dealing with civilians. A Department of… Read More ›