Prom is to take place on Saturday, April 17, at Busch Stadium from 7 to 9 p.m.
STUCO is sponsoring a spirit week next week, April 12-16, leading up to Prom on April 17.
Young Poets Perform is a free event that will take place on April 22, from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The opening and closing of the event will feature musicians, junior Gant Gibson’s band and senior Sonia Bergfeld. Young Poets has been… Read More ›
Sophomore Service day was cancelled this year due to COVID. In its place, the Chelsea Center has organized a schoolwide service challenge: “Dub-G Does.” Students and staff interested in participating should first choose a community or independent volunteer activity. After… Read More ›
STUCO elections will take place Friday, April 2. Students will vote via a Google Form sent over email. STUCO elections were moved from March 31, to April 2, to allow students who are running more time to campaign instead of… Read More ›
Seniors Justin Barker and Erica Magee have been named Missouri Scholars. This means that these two seniors were some of the top 100 academic students in Missouri.
Student-led band Castillo will perform a concert on Saturday, March 13. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., and the show begins at 5 p.m.
The concert is located at 653 Amelia Avenue, and admission is $3 dollars.
All funds will be put towards studio recording time for the band.
In the event of rain, the show will be rescheduled for Friday, March 19.
Juniors have the opportunity to take the PSAT. It automatically qualifies students to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship Program. This year’s finalists are seniors Justin Baker, Fiona Smith and Caitlin Noel.
Student council has started selling Crush sodas for Valentine’s Day. The orders can be placed using Venmo until Feb. 9. Students can also pay in cash from Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 8-9.
Drama department will perform Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” on April 1-3, in the school auditorium. The show’s cast consists of four unmasked actors, and the audience will sit in the balcony and wear masks. Tickets will be $7 for… Read More ›
Student council will hold a blood drive on Feb. 23, in the secondary gym.
“It’s only by appointment so we won’t be able to take walk-in’s this year due to COVID,” STUCO sponsor Lauren Maedge said.
Students 16 and older can donate.
All Write Festival will take a break this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In previous years, the All Write Festival has featured several outside guest speakers including authors, musicians, and artists. This year, because of travel restrictions and safety guidelines, no outside guests will be allowed.
Senior Gabriela Moore was named January senior of the month.
Drama teacher Todd Schaefer nominated Moore senior of the month for her performance in his class and positive influence on her peers.
According to the announcements, Schaefer described Moore, “Gabriela was an amazing role model in the class and really offered consistent good examples to her fellow classmates. She is a positive role model for her peers showing good work ethic and diligence in these times.”
A-Men and A-Ladies will audition for new members of the club on Thursday, Jan. 28, in room 321 at 3:30 p.m.
Eric Dunn, calculus teacher and a cappella instructor, anticipates recruiting many new members to add onto the nine-10 returning members from last year.
Due to concerns about Coronavirus, the annual Winter Formal was cancelled this year. The dance was the homecoming dance for just Webster Groves High School, and it is always on the fourth Saturday of January.
Juniors at Webster Groves High School will take the PSAT on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The test familiarizes students with the format and test questions on the SAT. Students who take this test may become eligible to win a National Merit Scholarship. This scholarship amounts to $2,500 to be put towards education at the user’s college of choice.
Interact Club recently participated in a holiday card drive for the local retirement home Sunrise. Due to COVID it’s difficult to organize community service events, but drives are a good COVID-safe way to give back to the community without risking… Read More ›
Yearbook Photography Club is holding its first meeting of the second semester on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 3:30 p.m. in room 196 following afternoon classes.
This year’s annual Mr. Webster Pageant has adapted to being completely virtual. The pageant is being organized and put on by the marketing class, similarly to how it has been in past years.
All contestant videos are available for viewing on the Mr. Webster Pageant YouTube page (Mr Webster Pageant 2021 – YouTubewww.youtube.com › watch). Voting ends Jan. 15, at midnight. The voting form is linked in the description of each video.
National Scholastic Press Association gave First Class ratings to the 2019-20 print version and to the 2020-21 online version of the Echo.
According to the NSPA website: “As part of the critique process, all student media are scored in several categories, including coverage, writing and design.”
Echo staffers earned Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Medalist rating for its College/Scholastic Hybrid News Critique.