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Students, staff discuss online learning

Whether they were tech savvy or not, teachers and students alike were going to have to adjust to this new way of learning. While teachers were given some two weeks to switch their curriculum over to online, Webster Groves High School tried to make sure each student had internet access and a device of some sort. 

School-related trips cancelled due to COVID-19 worries

COVID-19 has affected the lives of nearly everyone in the world to a great extent. Stipulations of isolation, social distancing and only travelling if it is absolutely essential has meant the cancellation of many planned trips. For Webster, this meant the cancellation of Spring Break trips and summer trips.

Teachers work to fight inequity

For the past decade, teachers and administrators have been working to provide equal opportunities for all students.
“We started talking about equity as a building… 15-16 years ago,” assistant principal John E. Thomas said.

Backpacks bring pain

Of 44 students, 37 said they’ve experienced pain due to carrying their backpacks.They said they experienced pain mainly in their backs, shoulders and neck. 
Of the 37, 18 said they experienced pain in shoulders, eight said, “Back,” four said, “Neck,” and seven said, ”All of the above.”

Pageant winner pursues film, engineering

To win the title of Mr. Webster, a contestant must impress in the talent, video and question and answer categories.
On Nov. 13, in Knight Auditorium, the winner took a cult classic comedy movie and used it to inspire his whole on-stage performance.