This is the first issue of the 107th year of the ECHO.
webster groves high school
Being a student nowadays already comes with hardships. Add having a job into the mix, and sometimes life can be overwhelming.
Varsity volleyball players senior Avery Terri, sophomore Amelia Kennerly, senior Rachel Sebastian-Asbed, junior Eleanor Kanerva, seniors Hannah Heimann and Sophia Nittinger pose with a teddy bear at the pep assembly on Friday, Sept. 10. The bear was a gift from the Kirkwood Volleyball Program in honor of Webster’s late teammate Kara Wrice. Photo by Jackson Parks
Coach Cliff Ice, who has worked as assistant activities director and head football coach since 1999, plans to retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
“What we’ll miss is a darn good football coach,” athletic director Jerry Collins said.
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 ›
Bennett Durando Sports Columnist
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 ›