Superintendent Dr. John Simpson informed the Webster Groves community that school would not be in session for Nov. 15, due to inclement weather.
This year’s Friendship Dance, on Nov. 3, will be the 80th annual dance between Webster and Kirkwood. While the schools compete on the athletic field, the dance gives students from Webster and Kirkwood bonding opportunities.
The school district has hired Cooperative Strategies, an Ohio based company specializing in financial and demographic planning for schools. According to Cooperative Strategies website, the innovative company has done extensive work in school systems around the country and internationally “serving… Read More ›
DECA is putting on various school sponsored events to raise money for its New York trip, including Mr. Webster, Movie Night on Selma, Breakfast and Braids, Breakfast with Santa, Blacklight Dodgeball, etc. Distributive Education Clubs of America, DECA is comprised… Read More ›
Juniors Elizabeth Teeter and Caleb Miofsky performed in the concert “Finishing the Hat- Songs for Sondheim” for composer Stephen Sondheim during his St. Louis Literary Award acceptance ceremony on Oct. 4, at Sheldon Concert Hall. Sondheim composed for various musicals… Read More ›
Ada Foley — Contributing Writer Week 1 of Camp Wyman started Sept. 30, and it’s predicted by its coordinators and by veteran counselors to be a life-changing experience for high schoolers involved.
Ethan Ryan – Contributing Writer — Webster Groves School District held a community public forum in the high school library, Sept. 20, to discuss safety and space requirements of specific schools throughout the district.
Webster’s newest club, Best Buddies, hopes to establish “a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” according to the organization’s website. Last year, senior Francia Munoz… Read More ›
Lockdowns were imposed around 11 a.m. for Webster Groves High School, Hixson Middle School, Henry Givens Elementary School and the Steger Sixth Grade Center following an out-of-district phone call that claimed a student had been shot in a Hixson Middle… Read More ›
The winner of the two tickets to Taylor Swift’s Sept. 18, concert is freshman Anijah Rayner. Congratulations, Anijah, and thank you to everyone who entered!
Cole Schnell Editor-in-Chief Dominic Grosvenor Contributing Writer Dr. Matthew Irwin will become the new principal for the 2018-19 school year. Irwin said he wants to be principal to have “an impact on a larger scale.” Irwin is currently the associate principal of Lafayette High School of the Rockwood School District.
Dr. Matthew Irvin, current associate principal at Lafayette High School, was chosen to be WGHS’s next principal. Irvin graduated from Lindenwood University with a doctorate in educational administration in the fall of 2016. Before his administrative career, he worked as… Read More ›
Cole Schnell Editor-in-Chief Students protest against gun violence in front of MO Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley’s office. The organizer, Student Demand Action, chose this date because today marks the 19th anniversary of Columbine High School Shooting…. Read More ›
Evelyn Trampe Business/Ads Manager Natalie Johnson Social Media Manager For the first time since 2002 mayor, Gerry Welch, faced opposition in her mayoral run. To maintain her position as mayor, Welch had to defeat two-term, eight-year city councilman Ken Burns…. Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief Assistant principal John Raimondo announced his retirement this afternoon via email to WGHS staff. “I will miss you next year,” Raimondo wrote, “Many of us have spent years together working for the benefit of our students. I… Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief Students will vote for the 2018-2019 Student Council officer positions on March 29 during sixth hour. President candidates are juniors Evelyn Trampe, Brianna Vo and Tyler Benbow. Vice president candidates are juniors Ellie Oliphant, Chris Kuse and… Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief David Mendelson, former English teacher at Webster Groves High School, was recently charged on two counts of sexual contact with a student by teacher. A search warrant was issued on March 21, and Mendelson was taken into… Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief Webster Groves High School men’s basketball captured its fourth State title tonight by defeating Chaminade High School 101-90 at Missouri State University. This is the first time men’s basketball has won back-to-back State championships. … Read More ›
Webster Groves High School men’s basketball defeated Liberty High School 81-61 tonight in the Class 5 State semifinal game at Missouri State University. The team will play for its second consecutive State championship title on Saturday vs. Chaminade at 4:30… Read More ›
Elise Keller News/Opinion Editor Missouri’s first congressional district includes St. Louis city and neighborhoods in north Webster and Rock Hill. Since 2001, Lacy Clay has been this district’s congressional representative. This August Clay will run against Cori Bush. The August… Read More ›
Cole Schnell Junior Editor Students gathered on Selma Avenue at the beginning of third hour “to protest the lack of gun control measures at the local, state and federal levels,” as written in a graphic advertising the protest. One month… Read More ›
Sean Mullins Graphics Editor WGHS hosted the Missouri State Qualifiers for the National History Bowl and the National History Bee on Feb. 24. This was the school’s third time hosting overall. The National History Bowl involves teams of four students… Read More ›
Eleanor Marshall Podcast Editor All Write Festival is a four-year tradition where authors, comedians, artists, historians and musicians come and share their knowledge and talents with students at assemblies throughout the week. This festival is a large event for WGHS,… Read More ›
Photos by Caroline Fellows Evelyn Trampe Business Manager Broadway Revue was Feb. 8, and hosted by the drama department. The review gave 13 interested students the opportunity to showcase their talents through performing songs from Broadway musicals. Audience members… Read More ›
Students leave the building at promptly 10:15 a.m. due to a power outage Feb. 14. The power went out in the beginning of second hour, and students were told to stay in their classrooms until further notice. Around 9:30, staff… Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief Principal Dr. Jon Clark will retire at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. This morning, assistant principal Dr. John Raimando read a letter from Dr. Clark on the announcements during second hour. “For the past 22… Read More ›
Ashli Wagner Video Editor Troupe 191 nominated principal Dr. Jon Clark for Missouri outstanding administrator, he was awarded Jan. 14, at the state thespian conference. Dr. Clark was awarded outstanding administrator in front of over 2,500 students according to Clark…. Read More ›