Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: the Term 4 schedule, senior scholarship forms, and Young Poets Perform.
Kimmy Dang Contributing Writer Three students were awarded in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Competition on Jan. 28. Two were awarded the Gold Key and one an Honorable Mention. Sophomores Sadie Coalier and Nora Rohlfing were awarded the Gold… Read More ›
Editor-in-chief Jaden Fields shares this week’s headlines: EOC testing, cap and gown orders and Statesmen Service Awards.
While the status of prom remains in question, Parents Club plans to host the annual Senior Party at Brookdale Farms May 15, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. so long as graduation occurs May 14.
Student council is hosting its blood drive taking place on Feb. 23, between 8 a.m. and 3.pm in the secondary gym.
Kelly Woodyard Staff Writer Through the Experimental Learning Department, the Chelsea Center offers internship opportunities for students. This year it is partnering with the Hawken House Museum and offering internships where students will do an assortment of tasks. Through these… Read More ›
“This is my 33rd year in education (29th in WGSD), and it just feels like it’s the right time to retire,” director of student services John M. Thomas said over email.
Calvin Lescher Staff Writer Webster Groves High School has plans to change its Renaissance Program next year for the first time since its creation around 35 years ago. Students get a card depending on GPA and certain rewards for that… Read More ›
Throughout COVID restaurants have either lost significant amounts of money and/or had to close down. According to http://www.restaurants.org 100,000 restaurants had to permanently close down just six months into the pandemic and there are still nearly 3 million unemployed restaurant workers looking for jobs.
Drama Department will showcase a Virtual Variety Show Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7p.m.
The virtual showcase will consist of numerous student acts including songs, monologues, one acts and more.
Due to concerns about Covid-19 cases and quarantines, Webster Groves and Kirkwood High Schools will not play the annual Turkey Day Game this year. The game was scheduled to be played at Moss Field on Nov. 26.
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.
Natalie Lescher Contributing Writer Assistant principal John E. Thomas has received a St. Louis American Foundation Excellence in Education Award at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 33rd Annual Salute to Excellence in Education on Scholarship and Awards Virtual Gala. This… Read More ›
Each weekend The Garden Cafè has some sort of live performance. Oftentimes the music occurs at 6-8 p.m. located behind the building. Sometimes the performances are held in the front during the morning.
Three seniors have been named National Merit Semi Finalists. Invented in 1955, the National Merit Scholarship Program is conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), a not-for-profit organization.
Friendship Dance, which would have taken place Nov. 7, has been cancelled due to concerns about Covid-19.
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 School District Foundation’s Ivory Crockett Run for Webster has gone virtual this year.
Because the run has gone virtual this year the Run for Webster Committee has added more events and fun things to do around Webster.
Math teacher Jessica Haskins recently was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Zora Thomas Business Manager WGHS faculty has been working to schedule a Senior Prom for Class of 2020 sometime this year. No information has been finalized yet; however, the current possible dates were based on when senior graduation is. Clifford… Read More ›
COVID-19 has affected what school looks like, with most schools leaving campus and moving online. This makes it difficult to take any sort of test, and Advanced Placement (AP) tests are no exception.
On April 2, College Board, the creators and distributors of AP tests, released information regarding the adjustment to 2020 AP tests, after previously sending out a survey that garnered 18,000 respondents.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of local events have been postponed, including local elections and the Jim Schoemehl run.