Starting this year, Webster will implement late start days. On a typical school day, classes start at 7:55 a.m., but with the new procedure they will start at 8:57 a.m on some Mondays.
THRIVE Incubator will be introduced to students next year.Run by marketing teacher Kara Siebe, the THRIVE Incubator is an entrepreneurship incubator used to help students design their own businesses with guidance. They’ll be provided with mentors twice a week as well as the chance to meet with lawyers and marketing executives to help their business become successful.
Michael Marshall Contributing Writer DECA students placed in State Finals in Kansas City on March 26, which means they went to Nationals in Orlando, Fl, on April 27. Participating students were juniors Tommy Koelling and Rebekah Kinworthy. They were accompanied… Read More ›
Recent changes to the Statesmen Center have raised questions among students and parents. At the school board meeting on March 11, principal Matt Irvin and assistant principal Shiree Yeggins presented their plans for an updated program.
Graduation will be on May 17, at 6:30 p.m. on Moss Field, near the Hixson Middle school, or if there is rain, then it will be held in Roberts Gym.
“There appears to be a shared vision among leaders at the district and school levels and a desire for a focused direction,” Brotherton, Allen and True said in its evaluation of the Chelsea Center. Click here to see evaluation.The review, conducted by former educators Dr. Steve Brotherton, Dr. Jennifer Allen and Stephanie True, detailed the current condition of the Chelsea Center and its director, Julie Burchett.
Proud Past- Inspired Future is an organization that annually awards up to four African-American students with a trip to Washington D.C., where they will explore their history and their future.
The Teen Advocates for Sexual Health (TASH), an advocate group including WGHS students, traveled to Jefferson City on March, 6, to lobby for the banning of harmful conversion therapy and the lowering of tax on period supplies and diapers.
Former English teacher David Mendelson pleaded guilty to sexual contact with a student, a Class D felony, and was placed on five-years probation on March 29. Mendelson was sentenced to four years of incarceration, but the sentence was suspended and… Read More ›
Members of the ECHO staff and journalism class went to MIZZOU today for Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s J-Day. In addition to the keynote speech by Brian McGill, Wall Street Journal multimedia editor for politics and policy, students attended breakout sessions…. Read More ›
“There are a lot of things that I see that sometimes make me angry or sad and that’s when I write poetry,” senior Trinity Madison said following her win of the 2019 Franzie Award at the All-Write Festival.
Proposition E, on the ballot for April 2, is a $22 million bond issue, designed to “improve safety, accessibility and other space issues in district buildings and relieve overcrowding in elementary schools,” according to the WGSD website.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), first passed in 1975, according to Understood.org, is a federal law that “requires schools to serve the needs of eligible students with disabilities.”Over the years, there have been cases in which the application of IDEA by schools has fallen short. One such case was worked through this year in Southwest Missouri.According to an article in the Joplin Globe, the Bronaugh school district in Bronaugh, MO, was “found to be out of compliance with federal laws.”
Webster Groves schools will not be in session today, Feb. 28, due to icy road conditions.
Webster School District Schools are closed today, Jan. 31, due to road conditions and inclement weather, according to a 5 a.m. phone blast from superintendent John Simpson to staff and families.
All Webster School District Schools will be closed tomorrow, Jan. 30, because of the predicted low temperatures, according to a voicemail sent by superintendent Dr. John Simpson to families and staff at 3:50 p.m. today.
WGHS Step Team performed in the MLK Celebration last Sunday, Jan. 20, at Givens Elementary. The event serves as a platform to honor the life and work of Dr. King and the impact he has had on the community.
All schools in Webster Groves close at 11:30 a.m due to a water main break. This excludes Hudson, Givens and Steger.
The high school announced this development via the intercom system to students at 11:27 a.m.