Webster Groves and Rock Hill community members gather at Henry Givens Elementary School on Sunday, Jan. 19, to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and his impact on the community.
Schools and district offices will be closed today, Friday, Jan. 17, due to predictions of sleet and freezing rain. Monday, schools will be closed to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Statesmen Symphony will have a concert Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Jerry R. Knight auditorium.
The purpose of the concert is not only to showcase what the students have been working on all semester but also to persuade the administrative board to make this a class next school year.
Winter One acts were held on Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theater with an admission price of $5.
Band director Dane Williams is retiring after 31 years of teaching at the high school.
Due to inclement weather, WGSD will not have school tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 17. Before and after school activities and events will also be canceled.
Student musicians performed the bands’ annual holiday concert on Dec. 5, from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. in the WGHS auditorium.
The Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band performed some classic holiday songs, and students all wore ugly Christmas sweaters while performing. The concert was free to attend.
Webster Groves School District will not have classes Monday, Dec. 16, due to inclement weather.
Coach Cliff Ice, who has worked as assistant activities director and head football coach since 1999, plans to retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
The block class, a two-hour long combination of AP Honors US Studies and AP Language, has been a long standing right-of-passage for Webster juniors, but rumors call into question the class’s future.
According to English teacher Kristin Moore, changes to the social studies curriculum will cause the block class to be removed.
National Honor Society sponsored a blood drive in the secondary gym, Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Statesbots (Robotics Club) competed in the annual First Tech Challenge. Their first round of the competition was on Nov. 16. Black team won fourth place, orange team won sixth place.
Webster’s 22nd Annual Chili Fest will be Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 5-7 p.m. Hosted by the Parents Club, this is one of their largest fundraisers of the year.
STUCO nominee, Quinton Nehring, and band nominee, Lillian Ortinau were crowned King and Queen of the 81st annual Friendship Dance on Nov. 2.
Webster Groves School District schools will begin an hour and a half later than usual due to inclement weather, according to a message from superintendent Dr. John Simpson.