News Brief

News Brief: District offers lunch, breakfast

Webster schools are now offering to distribute food to students for $1.75-$2.80 (elementary) and $2.80 – $2.85 (seventh-12th grades) .
A parent or student can pick up the meals from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The students’ guardians can get something as well for $3-$3.40 (adult.)

News Brief: St. Louis libraries to offer free online tutoring

As part of the Digital Equity Initiative, the St. Louis County library system is introducing free online tutoring. The new live tutoring program is available every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The program is available to any St. Louis students K-12, and also handles homework help and test prep assistance.

More information about the program can be found here.

News Brief: Echo staffers earn honors

All four Echo staff seniors have earned places on the National Scholastic Press Association and Missouri Journalism Education Association honor rolls.   Also, JournalismSTL has released its ratings and awards for its 2019-2020 Spring Contests.

News Brief: CSPA announces Gold Circle winners

Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced the winners from its 37th Gold Circle Awards program.
Three Echo staffers were Gold Circle winners.  Senior Ethan Weihl won first place for his Video News Package “Students Walkout to Raise Climate Change Awareness,”senior Lindsey Bennett won third place for her News Feature “New Program Facilitates Student-Created Businesses” and graduate Sean Mullins won a certificate of merit for his Entertainment Review “Electric Retrospective – Review: ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Reflects Poorly Upon Interactive Media.”

News Brief: New STUCO officers named

Student Council members voted for officers on April 3.
Officers for the 2020-21 school year will be junior Sarah Ahrens as president, sophomore Bella Ferrell as vice-president, sophomore Scarlett Patton as secretary, sophomore Gabriella Ramirez as treasurer and sophomore Hannah Heimann as historian.

News Brief: Drama to present ‘Broadway Revue’

Drama students will perform Broadway hits for the department’s annual “Broadway Revue” in the auditorium Friday, Feb. 7,  at 7 p.m.
Some plays to be represented in the revue include “Mean Girls,” “Les Miserables” and “Little Women.”
Tickets are $5 and sold at the door.