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 ›
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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 ›
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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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.
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 ›
First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition… 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 ›
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 ›