This is the second issue of the 106th year of the ECHO.
Social media manager Zeke La Mantia explains how Missouri became less of a “swing state” and more predictably Republican.
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: drama department’s virtual variety show and Spirit Week activities including the Championship Walk, virtual pep rally and Friendship Court.
Contributing writer Maren DeMargel recaps and reviews the current season of “The Bachelorette.” Warning: there are spoilers in this presentation.
Starbucks released this year’s holiday drinks on Nov. 6. The lineup includes the hot drinks Peppermint Mocha, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, Caramel Brulée Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte and Eggnog Latte.
Responsive freshmen and new students returned to in-person instruction Thursday, Nov. 12, and all responsive students returned today, Friday, Nov. 13.
Students were divided by alphabet so that half attend four morning classes of 40 minutes a piece, and the other half attend four afternoon classes of 40 minutes a piece.
Podcast editor Lydia Urice interviews students about the return to in-person classes.
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: yearbook baby photos and ads, first day back for responsive students, and drama department’s quest for virtual one-acts.
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: senior baby photos and ads, return to face-to-face instruction, men’s soccer and Turkey Day activities.
Entertainment/feature editor Addie Palmquist reflects on the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
Voters turned out in high numbers to vote at St. Louis County polling sites Nov. 3. Lines had begun to form as early at 5 a.m., and election agencies predicted the voter turnout would be the largest percentage since 1992. Photos by Elise Wilke-Grimm
This is the first issue of the 106th year of the ECHO. Contents include: *Schools should increase mental health screenings *Former principal becomes new SSD area coordinator *Seniors share thoughts on upcoming election *Echo reviews best of pandemic movies *Op-ed:… Read More ›
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: women’s softball wins State championship, election day and return to in-person classes.
Despite Covid-19,Missouri, among other states, has announced Halloween will not be canceled, leading citizens to wonder what Halloween will look like.
After months of Covid-19 restrictions, it seemed as if Halloween was a holiday that wouldn’t be occurring this year due to the fact that it is such a high contact holiday, but Halloween will ultimately be occurring. Because of this, children and teens everywhere are planning costumes to wear this year, as well as activities that will be safe and socially distanced.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Voices of Webster: Haskins wins Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
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 Groves restaurants have adapted and taken precautions to concerns about Covid-19.
As a high contact sport, soccer currently has restrictions regarding having games between other schools; therefore, the team has adapted to scrimmaging themselves at practice. Photos by Kelly Woodyard
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: senior coffee celebration, Ivory Crockett Run and drama department virtual showcase.
Contributing writer Maren DeMargel shares images of Old Webster as businesses and customers adapt to the restrictions brought on by Covid-19.
Contributing writer Joe Harned introduces listeners to new assistant varsity coach and assistant activities director Munir Prince.
Quentin Alimayu is a new social studies teacher this year, but it is not his first time working in the building.
Alimayu completed his student teaching at Webster Groves High School in 2013. He wanted to return to Webster because “people are genuine here.”
Alimayu wants to contribute to this genuine environment. “I like to create an atmosphere of positivity, but I also understand that you can’t make everyone happy,” Alimayu said.
After a delay due to Covid-19 concerns, Webster Groves High School’s graduation took place at Moss Field on June 26.
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.
Video editor Ethan Weihl remotely shares this week’s headlines: Teacher Appreciation Week and Senior Awards Night.
Video editor Ethan Weihl remotely shares this week’s headlines: Parents Club Senior Parade, commencement speaker and name readers, and tomorrow’s Jim Schoemehl Virtual Run.
Video editor Ethan Weihl remotely shares this week’s headlines: prom and graduation, new assistant principal and the Dottie Delassus Award.