Lindsey Bennett Feature Editor Forming a new student-led group is one way the school is hoping to tear down racial biases and inequality. No Place for Hate is a movement through the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). According to the ADL website,… Read More ›
Sean Mullins Technology Columnist Visionary filmmaker Wes Anderson, the mind behind “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” has another masterpiece on his hands. Though it suffers in developing its cast, “Isle of Dogs“ may be one of Anderson’s finest films yet. In a… Read More ›
Emily Stisser Opinion Editor From clever posters to crazy costumes, promposals continue to capture the high school heart. A promposal is a spin-off word of proposal, except it more relates to corsages, awkward photographs and the infamous party bus. Each… 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 ›
Contributing writer Colin Shue reports on the student council’s Selma Street Dance, which was Aug. 18, in front of the high school. About 250 students and staff joined in the back-to-school festivities, which included dancing, contests, games and snow cones.
Sean Mullins Technology Columnist Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch, is finally on store shelves -if there’s a store that hasn’t run out of stock. However, before gamers move on to the next generation, its predecessor deserves a proper farewell. After… Read More ›
Contributing writer Alexicia Moore shows some of the preparation for the drama department’s spring play, “Detective Story,” which will be performed April 20, 21, and 22, in the auditorium. See also: Veterans, beginners work together for spring production Visit Our… Read More ›
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Photos by Greg Frazier Bennett Durando Sports Columnist The second free throw didn’t even reach the basket. With .3 seconds left in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament semifinal, Webster had missed its last chance to avenge District championship losses to SLUH the… Read More ›
Video editor Ashli Wagner and circulation manager Greg Frazier bring this week’s headlines: National Honor Society, Black History T-shirts, women’s State swim meet, new scholarships, National History Bowling Bee, Scholar Bowl, Technovation Challenge team, pre-school mitten drive and senior packets.
Andy Kimball Editor-in-Chief Around 200 Webster and Rock Hill citizens marched through Webster and Rock Hill to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15. Marchers were joined by former superintendent Sarah Riss, superintendent John Simpson and… Read More ›
Elise Keller Contributing Writer About 600,000 people came from all over the country to Washington D.C. to march in support of women’s rights and other causes on Jan. 21, and I was one of them. “I have friends who… Read More ›
Bennett Durando Sports Columnist Webster junior Courtney Ramey has committed this afternoon to play D1 basketball for Rick Pitino at Louisville. Louisville is currently the number six team in the country in the AP poll, and number seven in the USA Today… Read More ›
Bennett Durando Sports Columnist Sometimes it seems like the 2016-17 Statesmen just can’t catch a break. They’ve had to overcome a little bit of everything: injuries, ineligibility, a tough schedule that’s yielded some heartbreaking losses. Now, with them finally getting… Read More ›
Cole Schnell Business/Ads Manager New literary magazine, The Branch, was released its first issue on Nov. 1. WGHS has had other literary magazines like Reflections, which ended in 2012. The Allwrite interns are trying to revive Reflections with The Branch,… Read More ›
Circulation Manager Greg Frazier and editor-in-chief Andy Kimball bring this week’s headlines: the Martin Luther King Community Celebration, SAT, Winter Formal, Wind Symphony, A+ credits, Interact Club Winter Clothing Drive, All-Write writing competition and basketball. Visit Our Sponsors
Sean Mullins Contributing Writer Winter sports athletes will be recognized at an assembly in Roberts Gym during seventh period on Friday, Jan. 20. Sports assemblies are held at WGHS multiple times a year to celebrate sports teams across the school,… Read More ›
Page Kimzey Audio Editor Twelve band students attended the All State conference under the instruction of band teacher Jamie Burchett to audition for the two All-State bands on Dec 3; six won awards. “The Missouri Bandmasters Association holds annual auditions… Read More ›
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Cole Schnell Business/Ads Manager Senior Stephen Welling won second best ceramic for a ceramic polar bear at the Lindenwood University Young Artists and their Teachers High School Art Show. This year is the 20th year that WGHS has participated. Lindenwood… Read More ›
Circulation manager Greg Frazier and audio editor Page Kimzey bring this week’s headlines: sporting events, cycling club, St. Louis Board of Directors, Winter Homecoming, jazz band and All Write. Visit Our Sponsors!
Andy Kimball Editor-in-Chief Webster’s school board voted Nov. 14, to allow students from the Riverview Gardens School District to remain at Webster for the next two to three years. The district will keep transfer students regardless of Riverview’s accreditation status…. Read More ›
Sean Mullins Contributing Writer Game Freak, creator of Pokemon, has clearly outdone itself once again, because Pokemon “Sun” and “Moon” are two of the best games in the series. Admittedly, “Sun” and “Moon” follow the series’s basic formula, which feel… Read More ›
Graphics editor Natalie Johnson and Feature editor Caleb Bolin share this week’s headlines: All State band and orchestra, musical performances, wrestling, swim team, A Ladies, ACTs and final exams.
Andy Kimball Editor-in-Chief Photos by Cole Schnell It only took five tries, but on Nov. 25, Webster Groves students, citizens and alumni held a protest march from city hall to Old Orchard regarding the president-elect Donald Trump and his policies…. Read More ›
Caleb Bolin Political Columnist Americans around the country sighed a breath of mixed relief and grief on Nov. 9, in the wake of a disturbingly dirty, disgusting, disenchanting presidential election cycle. From start to finish, the 2016 presidential election cycle… Read More ›
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Online editor Caroline Fellows and audio editor Page Kimzey bring this week’s headlines: Turkey Day, orchestra concert, one acts, band ensemble, student council and Tri-M. Visit Our Sponsors
This is the third issue of the 102nd year of the ECHO. Contents include the Black Friday march, views about the election outcome, the NHS blood drive, Veterans Day, Mr. Webster, Bennett Durando’s Turkey Day wrapup, men’s basketball, Thanksgiving traditions,… Read More ›
Photos by Riley Mullgardt and Ashli Wagner Ashli Wagner Video Editor Webster Groves High School celebrated Veterans Day on Wednesday Nov. 9, by inviting over 100 veterans from all eras around Webster to speak to students. November 11 marked the… Read More ›
Online editor Caroline Fellows and audio manager Page Kimzey bring this week’s headlines about Spirit Week activities and the upcoming basketball tournament. Visit Our Sponsors
Evelyn Trampe Contributing Writer In 1977 Fleetwood Mac released its 11th studio album, Rumours. Thirty-nine years later, out of Fleetwood Mac’s 17 studio albums, Rumours is still its best album released and arguably one of the best albums ever recorded…. Read More ›
Senior Harry Fu and sophomore Evelyn Trampe tackle Dewey’s pizza in a timed challenge. Can the two consume an entire 17 inch pizza in eight minutes? Visit Our Sponsors!
Elise Keller Contributing Writer Hundreds of demonstrators marched in Downtown St. Louis yesterday to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s positions regarding immigration, gay rights and the environment. Visit Our Sponsors!