Elise Wilke-Grimm News/Opinion Editor High school students suffer from sleep deprivation everyday, sometimes without even noticing it. Lack of sleep directly affects the brain’s ability to retain memories, hold focus and concentration, and depletes motivation, according to med.stanford.edu. According to… Read More ›
Elise Wilke-Grimm News/Opinion Editor Portable devices have become very common in everyday life and in education. This can be positive but also negative. Limiting use of cellphones in school, students’ minds can be focused on the task at hand. Phone… Read More ›
I’ll admit I’ve never been great with time management. For six consecutive years my dad gave me a watch for my birthday, hoping I would learn to better manage my time. What he kept forgetting is that I’m also incredibly disorganized, so I was not only still consistently late, but also consistently losing watches.
One direct message, swipe up or snapchat, all it takes to get access to hard and prescription drugs such as Adderall, Oxycodone or Ritalin.
All students deserve equal access to proper and thorough sex education, but LGBTQ students have been tossed aside by sex ed programs in schools.
Most schools in the U.S. aren’t prepared for school shootings. 2018 had about 113 students/faculty members killed/injured during school shootings. There needs to be an updated plan for these incidents.
Isabella Ferrell Contributing Writer Astronomy has been a part of the human culture dating back to the ancient civilizations. It is the only branch of science that incorporates chemistry, biology, physics, math and language arts. At Webster Groves High School… Read More ›
Students used to eagerly await Christmas and Easter break. Although the breaks’ names have changed, their original purpose remains. WGSD prides itself on fighting for diversity but is not respecting diversity of religion.
It might be cold right now, but not for long, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s most recent report. This report, titled “Global Warming of 1.5 ℃,” was released on Oct. 6. It predicts environmental crisis as early… Read More ›
A male student sent unsolicited sexually explicit photos to another student. This may seem like one disturbing event created by an outlier, male student. However, this doesn’t represent one situation that occurred between two students, but many parallel alleged situations… Read More ›
Rosa Parks Feature Editor Earth is dying. Contrary to the beliefs of the 45th President, global warming is real, and it’s killing the earth at a petrifying pace. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), “16 of the 17… Read More ›
Cole Schnell Junior Editor Whitehouse.gov released a statement titled, “Tax Cuts and Reforms are Helping American Workers and Businesses” on Jan. 31. The statement contains a list of examples from eight different newspapers of how the “Trump Bump” is “trickling… Read More ›
Maeve Taylor Contributing Writer Around 2.5 percent the adult population in America identifies within the LGBT spectrum, according to the National Health Interview Survey, even more among the population of 18-24 year olds, at around 7 percent. Most people would… Read More ›
Cole Schnell Junior Editor Riley Mullgardt Print Editor Picture someone who has been taking every AP class that Webster offers, has played two Varsity sports and has over 50 hours volunteering. Despite all these things, this student athlete must still… Read More ›
Caroline Fellows Editor-in-Chief Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15 to 20 year olds, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Although the percentage of crashes has decreased, safety for teenage drivers remains a critical… Read More ›
Caleb Bolin News/Feature Editor All Write Festival–a week-long affair that brings together respected musicians, journalists, filmmakers, comedians and other notable figures, and students with creative ambition– is entering its third year at Webster. This year’s lineup of guests will be… Read More ›
Ashli Wagner Page Kimzey Video Editor Audio Editor In Webster Groves High School, there has been little to no access to feminine hygiene products. If a student forgets to bring a… Read More ›
Natalie Johnson Graphics Editor Webster’s sexual education program is exclusive to heterosexuality. LGBTQ identifying students do not receive sexual education through school. Seniors Patrick Schranck, Jane Benkelman and Annie Buck, leaders in the Feminist Coalition, are participating in the Peer-to-Peer… Read More ›
Josie Krueger Contributing Writer When people say “renewable energy,” most automatically think of solar panels and plug-in cars. Although these are incredible types of renewable energy, one is the most efficient: Wind turbines. In the U.S., the top wind energy… Read More ›