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
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.
Contributing writer Calum Shank shares images of residents enjoying Tilles, Blackburn and Ivory Crockett Parks after they reopened in September.
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 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
Contributing writer Maren DeMargel shares images of Old Webster as businesses and customers adapt to the restrictions brought on by Covid-19.
After a delay due to Covid-19 concerns, Webster Groves High School’s graduation took place at Moss Field on June 26.
Authors and poets shared insights, and musicians and dramatists performed at the All Write Festival March 4-6.
The first day was interrupted by a school evacuation and early dismissal.
Members of spring sports teams, groups and activities were recognized at the seventh period Spring Activities Assembly March 12, in Roberts Gym.
Photos by Jaden Fields and Maeve Taylor
Students were dismissed at about 10 a.m. from school after a first-hour evacuation of all students and staff yesterday morning. Classes resumed as normal today. According to a district email, everyone was safe, and first responders as well as Ameren… Read More ›
Old Webster Trade Association sponsored its annual Holiday Cookie Walk in Old Webster and Old Orchard on Dec. 8.
St. Louis Zoo’s Zootoberfest offers its visitors a variety of autumn foods, music and crafts during the first two weekends of October.
Industrial tech classes give students the opportunity to explore mechanics and to learn life skills. The auto body shop is a class run by Frank Mandernach with the goal of “identifying general maintenance of the modern automobile,” he said.
Garden Cafe offers local musicians and poets an opportunity to perform at Open Mic Thursdays.
Hundreds gathered in Tower Grove Park for the Festival of Nations Aug. 24 and 25 to visit more than 40 food booths and craftsmen. Support Our Sponsors
Locals gather at the Schlafly Bottleworks farmers market, which offers a variety of colorful and tasty produce from over 20 vendors every Wednesday from April to October from 4-7 p.m.
St. Louis Hispanic Festival featured over 70 booths, showcasing different cultural items from Latin and South America Sept. 20-22, in Soulard Park.
Varsity football won its last game against Pattonville 41-20. Its record is one win with three losses, including the first home game against Hazelwood Central.
Parents and guardians came to Open House Aug. 23, to visit their students’ classrooms and teachers and administrators.
Twenty junior journalists attending the Echo’s summer journalism camp on July 24-25, were asked to take photos using rule of thirds, interesting angles and perspectives, and a variety of photographic elements. Here are some of their photos.
The Spring One Act Festival was May 7, in the Black Box Theater and feature works that were student written, directed and performed. Photos by Ada Foley
Signs of spring have appeared all over beautifying Webster Groves.
Photos by Gretchen Skoglund Webster Groves Men’s Varsity Volleyball plays Parkway North. Webster won the first set 25-19. North won the second 25-20. Webster won the third 25-16, winning the match. Visit Our Sponsors
Photos by Ethan Ryan Drama performed its annual Broadway Revue March 29, in the Knight Auditorium. The performance included 16 numbers from musicals such as “Chicago,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Wicked” and more. Sophomore Annalise McCann, student director, said, “Student… Read More ›
Webster Groves plays Parkway South on Dec. 10 in the Roberts gym. Parkway South won 46-38.
Photos by Greg Frazier
Contributing writer Isabella Ferrell shares images of the City Museum’s Beatnik Bob’s amenities.
Elise Wilke-Grimm – Contributing Writer Drama department will put on the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” It will be showing Oct 25, 26, and 27 from 7-9:30 p.m.
Art patrons gather in Clayton for the St. Louis Art Fair Sept. 7-9, to see displays of stationary and performance art. http://www.saintlouisartfair.com/ Visit Our Sponsors
Ladue Rams defeated the Statesmen in Varsity football 38-7 on Sept. 6, at Moss Field.
About 12,000 gathered for the Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival on Sept. 15.
Sixty-five balloons took part in the 46th annual Balloon Glow on Sept. 14, in Forest Park.
Kirkwood’s annual Greentree Festival, Sept. 14-16, at Kirkwood Park brought community members together through volunteer work, entertainment and activities. Photos by Gretchen Skoglund
Webster men’s soccer ties 4-4 with Collinsville on Aug. 31. By Evelyn Trampe
Varsity women’s softball won 5-4 against Kirkwood High School Sept. 6, on Plymouth Field. Photos by Lindsey Bennett
The annual Festival of Nations encouraged attendees to appreciate diverse cultures through art, cuisine, interaction and performance in Tower Grove Park on Aug. 25-26. Photos by Emily Stisser
Established in 2002, Future Leaders brings incoming freshmen to Webster Groves High School in order to prepare them for their first year as high school students. The program was originally made to help at-risk students by former principal Jon Clark. … Read More ›