Custodian Loretta Brown has invited WGHS students and staff to donate their used plastic grocery bags so that she and members of her church, Keys to Life Tabernacle Christian Church, can make sleeping mats for the homeless.
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.)
Yowshien Kuo is this year’s selected artist for the Teen Museum Studies Program at the Contemporary Art Museum. Chosen from 21 different artist portfolios, Western Venom, opens Sept. 11.
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.
Principals Dr. Matt Irvin and Dwight Kirksey surprised sophomore Lydia Urice with a home visit when the gave her the Virtual Student of the Week award on Friday, Sept. 11.
St. Louis Shakespeare Festival will perform its last weekend of “A Late Summer Night’s Stroll” in Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park.
Students will only have a half a day of classes on Friday, Sept. 4. Students will still attend all four classes, but the classes will be shortened.
Graduation is currently planned for the evening of Friday, June 26, at Moss Field. If weather prevents the ceremony on that night, graduation is planned for Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m.
Webster Groves School District invites community members to participate in a March for Change at noon on Sunday, June 14, from Ivory Crockett Park to the district’s central office.
Due to Covid-19, the Webster Fourth of July celebration has been postponed.
Missouri’s first phase of reopening began Monday, May 4. and will continue through the end of May. St. Louis City and County will not be joining the rest of the state in this phase.
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.
STUCO is sponsoring a Virtual Spirit Week this week April 6-10, by taking photos for themed days for a chance at a McDonald’s gift card.
Students are asked to tag @wghs_STUCO in their Spirit Week posts to be eligible for the McDonald’s gift card.
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.”
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.
Missouri Scholastic Press Association announced its 2020 winners March 25. This usually occurs at the MIPA J-Day at Mizzou, but this year’s gathering was cancelled due to concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus. The Echo staff earned an All… Read More ›
Scholar Bowl competed in two separate events. On Saturday, Feb. 8, the team attended the History Bowl as semi-finalists. The team received fourth place. The event took place at Webster Groves High School. On Feb. 22, the team went to… Read More ›
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.
Students will raise funds to support Australian organizations. The fundraiser will be during both lunch periods on Jan. 13 through Jan. 17. All proceeds will benefit NSW Rural Fire Service and Wires. These organizations help save wildlife and ecosystems affected… Read More ›
Auditions for “God of Carnage” will be the second week of January, and the show will run for four days, April 1-4.
After auditions in early December, four students were accepted into Missouri All State 2020 performance groups, with two others named as alternates. In All State Orchestra, junior Ava Andrews and freshman Celia Alexander were admitted as violins, with senior Ray… Read More ›
Saint Louis Zoo is having its annual Wild Lights Night from Nov. 29, to Dec. 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Visitors can expect light displays, activities for children, and several free attractions. Festive food and special, holiday drinks will also be available.
Men’s Varsity basketball will play four games at the Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Tournament Dec. 27-30, hosted by Lafayette High School.
Webster’s first game will be against Hickman High school at 1:30 on Saturday, Dec. 27.