Makerspace presents an opportunity for students to explore their creativity, find independence and make something entirely their own. Makerspace helps students who learn better through hands on activities.
There is a specific feeling of being at Camp Wyman. It’s definitely something special, but it is nothing compared to the people I met or the new experiences I had.
Students already have hours worth of homework every night. Some students choose to throw sports or after school jobs into this struggle. Some choose to add both.
Some businesses in Webster Groves accept high schoolers as job applicants. Teenagers can apply for jobs at restaurants like Serendipity, Firenza Pizza, The Block, Dairy Queen or Dewey’s. Places like Saint Louis Gym Center, Vetta Sports, and Lucky’s Market will also hire students. Some students choose to babysit or mow lawns to make money as well.
Emily Stisser Entertainment Columnist Last Saturday, Oct. 19, 12 exchange students and two teachers arrived for their three-week stay through the German American Partnership Program (GAPP). These individuals are from Kirchheim unter Teck, a suburb of Stuttgart, Germany, St. Louis’… Read More ›
Working in retail, means working the Halloween rush. Starting early August and running all the way through the end of October, no cashier is spared from spider webs and fake blood.
People have worn Halloween costumes since ancient times, and today it’s a big part of most childhoods. The hype of wearing costumes has expanded to another big part of American culture, pet dogs.
Whether Webster teachers went to school here, have been here for over 20 years, or are in their first year of teaching, Webster hasn’t been their only home, and teaching hasn’t been their only job.
Before settling down, Webster Groves High School staff were world travelers, bean farmers, and more.
Math teacher Jessica Haskins is one of two finalists from Missouri for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Lindsey Bennett Print Editor Former Marketing I and II teacher Kara Siebe introduced a new program for this school year that breaks down barriers of what traditional school looks like and accomplishes. Thrive Incubator is “a unique, hands-on, experiential learning… Read More ›
From teaching at a high school, to a library, to an elementary school, and finally the Makerspace, Mindy Siefert found her sanctuary. The maker space is an ever-evolving program at Webster. Students are able to use 3-D printers, laser cutters, and more to create innovative projects.
After seven years of teaching at Washington High School, business teacher Kathryn Laurentius now teaching Marketing I, Marketing II and Personal Finance at Webster Groves High School.
Social Studies teacher, Joshua Luparell started this fall as a history teacher at Webster Groves High School. Born and raised in Springfield, MO, Luparell has had a love of learning and teaching since he was in high school.
Senior Emma Sellers poses with a cow at Gentle Barn Sanctuary.
Senior Emma Sellers has a love for science and environmental issues. She will take her passion to the University of Denver next year where she will study environmental chemistry and German.
Friends seniors Trace Boglino, William Colton, Serdel Dela Cruz, T.J. Disbennett, T.Y. Disbennett, Finn Frese, Frankie Kelty, Grant Lehmann, Thomas Okamoto, Daniel Placke, Matthew Smegner, Briton Toth and Zach Mason make up the “Shrewcrew,” one of the largest friend groups at WGHS.
Senior Nakailah Shields-Robinson described herself as “open-minded because I try to understand so much in different points of views.”
Distance runner, involved in community service and aspiring architect are just a few ingredients that make up senior Cora Blackford.
Senior Eavan O’Neil prefers not to describe herself as an artist, but that doesn’t mean art isn’t an important part of her life.
“I feel uncomfortable calling myself an artist,” O’Neil said. “It feels like the term is associated with a level of success or expertise that can’t be personally assigned. Instead, I usually just say, ‘I paint.’”
“If I were to describe Olivia to someone who has never had the privilege of knowing her, I would use adjectives such as vivacious, kind, challenging, and hard-working,” senior Olivia Bickford’s Spanish teacher Lana Harter said.
Whether it’s working to end out-of-school suspension or studying in college to be able to increase access to healthy plant-based foods in low-income areas, activism is a prominent theme of senior Aysha Gray’s life.
Senior Parker Bont approaches everything he does with dedication and hard work.
Bont said his favorite part of high school was, “Getting involved with extracurriculars and getting to meet people of totally different backgrounds that I never would have known without the extracurricular opportunities.”
Senior Jenna Michalski is currently undecided on what she will study next year at Appalachian State, but one thing she knows for sure is that photography is in her future.
Sterling Smith is very involved as a star student, a founding member of lumberjack club, a four year cross country and track runner, and even the Friendship King.
Smith is also a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and spends every weekday morning before school attending seminary classes.
“I am a big personality, and I have a lot of strong opinions, and I’m not afraid to make my opinions known and heard,” senior Rosie Ryan said.
From marketing to interning the All Write Festival, Eagle Award Nominee Sam Hayden is very involved in the school.