Telling jokes to obtain candy on Halloween is one of unique traditions in St. Louis, but some don’t know that other cities across the country have their own uncommon traditions as well.
Drama department will perform “10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse” by Don Zolidis in the Jerry R. Knight Auditorium Oct. 28-30, at 7 p.m.
Each Halloween Webster Groves High School students are permitted to wear their costumes to school, granted they aren’t inappropriate, include a mask, weapon or face paint.
Those are stated clearly in WGHS’ rules, but there is no explicit mention of costumes that are culturally inappropriate.
Falling Fences performed at the Hawken House on Sept. 20, as part of the Hawken House Concert Series.
On Halloween, Anne Louise Williams will recite works by Edgar Allan Poe from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hawken House as the Webster Groves Historical Society for the second year hosts “Poe on the Porch.”
May 11, 1974, 25 year old Ivory Crockett broke the 100-yard dash record. This year, the Webster Groves School District Foundation held the 17th annual Ivory Crockett Run For Webster.
Contributing writer Soledad Lee explores the Anne O’C. Nature Playscape inForest Park.
FemCO Candy Grams are being sold for Halloween instead of Valentine’s Day this year.
Each Candy Gram is being sold for $1 before school, Monday through Thursday at Senior Entrance and Roberts Gym.
All proceeds go to Dignity Period which helps improve access to accurate menstrual information and distributing high-quality washable/reusable menstrual hygiene products.
Reconstruction of the Little Theater was made possible again by a $2 million donation from an anonymous former teacher who had a special relationship with the school district.
Junior editor Lydia Urice interviews exchange student Cameron Gonzalez, junior, about the differences between Spain and the United States.
St. Louis residents attend “Beyond Van Gogh: an Immersive Experience” on Tuesday Oct. 19. The exhibit displays over 300 of Van Gogh’s works. The paintings are showcased in a 30 minute show that “makes you feel as if you have directly stepped into a Van Gogh painting” as described on the website. Photo by Ava Musgraves
Varsity softball team practices on Sept. 21, for the Marquette High School game on Sept. 22. All photos by Dakota Motley
In the midst of a hectic school year, WGHS gained a new school publication.
“The Branch” is the school’s literary magazine, which features all forms of writing and art done by high school students.
Jeremy Winingham, new art teacher and Creve Coeur resident, is settling into his new classroom, adorned with trinkets from all types of franchises, most notably Star Wars and Marvel, and walls covered in colorful posters.
Video editor Calum Shank reports on the Sept. 30, Kara Game, where Volleyball players dedicated remembered their late team member Kara Wrice.
Team members and spectators wore purple to the game in memory of Wrice, who would wear a purple mask to practice. Money was collected and donated to the Kara Lynn Wrice Foundation.
Video by Izzy Poole
Print editor Ava Musgraves shares this week’s headlines: ACTs, spikeball tournament, college visits, men’s swim team, women’s golf, women’s volleyball and cross country.