Students had their first evacuation drill of the 2020-21 school year today about 11:15 a.m. The evacuation was proceeded by a slideshow regarding safety procedures and in-class discussion. The afternoon classes will have the drill at about 3:15 p.m. Photo by Jaden Fields
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Senior Nate Hudson dresses up for ‘Webster Dress Your Own Way’ Friday, Dec. 4. The movement started on Instagram to combat discrimination of gender expression and to bring awareness to issues affecting both men and women alike in terms of expression and identify. Photo by Jaden Fields
The Kirkwood Farmers Market prepares for Halloween as the metal farmer looks over the streets of Kirkwood. Photo by Joe Harned
Junior Amelia Dorsey wears a homemade mask to her volleyball game. She has been making masks since the beginning of the pandemic, and she has used them as a way to express her creative side. “Another reason I made masks was because I don’t have a job, so making masks for people was a way to make money,” Dorsey said. Photo by Maren DeMargel
Blackburn Park reopens as children return to their normals as seen by this boy climbing one of the park’s trees. “Many children have been waiting for this day,” Erin Shank, Webster resident, said. Photo by Calum Shank
Beauvais Manor residents on the park gather to enjoy a socially distanced outside performance. The mini festival included food trucks, a live band and a DJ. Attendees were socially distanced and wearing masks. Photo by Jaden Fields.
The men’s soccer team adapts to social distancing procedures for the beginning of its season, while team photographers stand idle to capture the unique way most sports teams have opted to practice.
Junior Chloe Kathrinus and sophomores Robyn Foley, Savannah Haney and Eleanor Kanerva obey social distancing guidelines while waiting for preseason volleyball practice to begin. The program has begun meeting again after a brief hiatus from late July to early August due to Covid-19 restrictions. Foley said, “I’m really excited to be back, but I wish we could play normally.” Photo by Maren DeMargel
Current and former Webster Groves High School band members celebrate band director Dane Williams with a car parade on Monday, May 11, in honor of his retirement. Photo by Ethan Weihl
Local group Red and Black Brass Band performs for neighborhoods in the Tower Grove area. The band has been traveling to different neighborhoods is St. Louis putting on mini concerts for families isolating in their homes. Photo by Jaden Fields
Citizens protest while practicing social distancing in the Hampton Avenue Target parking lot on the morning of Saturday, May 1. The protest consisted of four graffitied cars with “#MAYDAY2020,” “No Shopping,””No Work” and “No Rent” written on them. Photos by Jaden Fields
Sophomore Eliza Maupin goes up against a Kirkwood player in the District final on March 5, at St. Louis University High School. The team lost 34-38 after a late run by the Pioneers to squash the team’s 23-14 lead at half time. Maupin ended with 7 points. Photo by Lindsey Bennett
Sophomores Lili Gregov and Libby Seitz smile together after winning the 400 meter freestyle relay on Friday, Feb. 21. Photo by Elise Keller
Juniors Amissa Blumenthal and Caroline Gillow share a laugh while Blumenthal gives blood. STUCO held annual blood drive in secondary gym on Feb. 20. Photo by Elise Wilke-Grimm
Senior Dominic Massa salutes the crowd as hockey seniors are recognized at the Winter Activities Assembly in Roberts Gym Jan. 24. Photo by Lydia Urice
January 14-19, Marketing II and Thrive students traveled on their annual trip to New York City, attending various businesses, sightseeing, and meeting several WGHS alums. The trip lasted six days, with students missing three days of school. Students met with Warner Media, DŌ and Live Nation, to name a few. Additionally, students visited the Brooklyn Bridge, The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, DUMBO and more. Photo by Emily Stisser
Sophomore Libby Seitz swims the 500 free. Seitz won this event. Webster beat Oakville 132-38 at the meet Tuesday. Photo by Emily Goben
Sophomore Emma Hendrick performs in a one act directed by freshman Gray Maynor. Winter One acts were held on Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theater. Photo by Maeve Taylor
Orange “Statesbots” members, freshman Xavier Jurotich, junior Erica Magee and freshman Kimberly Rumack prepare for their bout at the first competition of the First Tech Challenge on Sat, Nov. 16.
Senior Ben Wielselman, Mr. October, dressed as Napoleon Dynamite for the 2000s wins the 2020 Mr. Webster pageant sponsored by the business department and DECA and held in the Jerry R. Knight auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 13.
#11 Junior Jon Campbell kicks the ball back inbounds in the game against Ladue Horton Watkins High School on Oct. 29. Webster won 2-0. Photo by Jaden Fields
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Senior Elizabeth Zareh slides into home plate after scoring a run in the District final on Oct. 18. Photo by Lindsey Bennett
St. Louis Zoo’s Zootoberfest offers its visitors a variety of autumn foods, music and crafts during the first two weekends of October. Photo by Zora Thomas
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Sophomores Zoie Sellers and Ava Musgraves and senior Aliyah Dill perform as ‘Cell Block girls’ during the song “All that Jazz” in the fall musical Chicago. Opening night is Oct. .24 and the show runs thru till the 26. It is $7 for students and $10 for adults. The show will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jerry R. Knight. Photos by Zeke La Mantia
Senior Patrick Lee leads the pack with chants and inspirational speeches during the walk out for climate change Friday, Aug. 20. “I’ve seen things on social media and the news about what’s going on. . . and I really felt like it’s an important and powerful issue that really urgently needs to be addressed, and I couldn’t get it off my mind and when the State of the World climate strike popped up across social media I thought that was a great way to get the ball rolling,” Lee said.
Sophomore Camryn Riley and junior Sarah Ahrens cheer on senior members of the women’s tennis team. Step team, pep band and the “pillow people” were among the entertainment at the Fall Activities Assembly on Sept. 12. The assembly recognized participants in all of the fall activities.
Junior Julian Tilford challenges a Glendale player for the ball in men’s soccer’s first game of the year at SLUH field on Saturday, Aug. 31. This was the team’s first game with new head coach Tim Velton following the retirement of former head coach Tim Cashel. Webster defeated Glendale 4-1. Photos by Jaden Fields
Junior Sawyer Stein, baritone player for the marching band, practices for Webster Groves’ first football game to be played on Sept. 6. “I love it. It is hard but worth it,” Sawyer said. Photo by Sophia DeWald
Junior Amelia Griesedieck rocks Elton John sunglasses during the Selma Street Dance where the theme was “throwback attire” Friday, Aug. 16. This was the first dance of the school year.
Senior Rahman Ali does final lap for graduation Friday, May 17, at Moss Field. Photo by Jaden Fields
Junior Grace Hardison pauses during song at A Cappella’s “Aca- Extravaganza” on Friday, May 10, in the auditorium. The performance included skits, singing, dancing and videos supplied by the students. Photo by Jaden Fields
Senior Liliana Pino and alumnus Brant Krueger enjoy prom at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark April 27. The theme of the prom was Roaring 20s. Photo by Samantha Massena
Senior Jacob Clark talks to senior Angelo La Mantia on the pitching mound of Plymouth Field between innings April 2, at the Parkway Central game. Statesmen lost 10-13. Photo by Isabella Ferrell
Juniors and choir members Alice Gillibrand and Ian Marshall ride subway to 9/11 memorial Ground Zero. The choir program traveled to New York City on March 6-9, to participate in a festival choir organized by Manhattan Concert Productions. Photo by Ada Foley