News Briefs

  • Bristol Students Take Virtual Reality Field Trip to Moon 
    Bristol VR trip Bristol first graders took a field trip to the moon using virtual reality viewers and Google Expeditions provided by its Parent Teacher Organization. The students can zoom in or out as they view panoramas of the moon or look down at the Earth. Each grade will have the opportunity to use the viewers to experience a virtual reality trip.

    Black History Month at Avery 
    AV black history month Laraine Davis, an executive at Wells Fargo Advisors, visited Avery School to help the children celebrate Black History Month. She read “Of Thee I Sing,” a children’s book written by former President Barack Obama.

    Valentine Hearts at Clark

    Clark students cut out valentines during an after-school enrichment session.

    Summer Programs 2019 in the Webster Groves School District 
    Ready for summer? The Webster Groves School District is offers free programming for students of all ages. Registration for some programs has closed but the Hixson Middle School Summer Program and the Adventure Club programs are still open. summer for middle-school aged students. For at-home learning opportunities, go to this link

    100 Days of School 
    100th Day Crown Students across the Webster Groves School District celebrated 100th Day the 100th day of school recently. Kathryn Howard's kindergarten class at Avery School marked the day with crafts, snacks, and homemade t-shirts.
    by Emma Binder

    Caring Chain of Kindness Links Hudson Students 
    Kindness Day Students at Hudson Elementary built a Caring Chain as part of a Kindness Challenge. Hudson students are encouraged to write down any acts of kindness that they see or do onto a strip of construction paper. Then, the third graders will link the acts of kindness together in a chain. When the challenge came to a close on Valentine’s Day, each classroom at Hudson was linked together by the Caring Chains.
    Photo and story by Emma Binder

    Clark and Edgar Road Offer Enrichment After School 
    Clark enrichment Clark and Edgar Road students had the opportunity to learn ER students sew more and have fun after school thanks to enrichment classes offered through the school Parent Teacher organizations. At right, Clark students are learning how to make drawings come to life in an animation class. At right parent Virginia Smith helps children make rice bags in a sewing class at Edgar Road.

    Hixson Student Leaders Welcome Steger Students 
    Hixson leaders Steger students visited Hixson Middle School this semester to learn more about what they'll experience next year. Hixson student leaders shared information with the students in team building exercises. The sixth graders also took a building tour and met with administrators and counselors to learn about course options.