News Briefs

  • “Upcycling” Valentines at Avery
    First grade students at Avery School and their fourth grade buddies “upcycled” old milk jugs to create cute containers for Valentines in February. In this photo, starting closest to camera, are MiYonna Beasley, Lily Peery and Emma Johnson

    Kindergartners Celebrate 100 Days of School
    Kindergartners across the district celebrated the 100th day of school—and being 100 days smarter!—by stringing bits of cereal to make necklaces, stacking 100 cups, writing 100 numbers and letters and making 100th day crowns.
    In photo (top) teacher Alaina Collins at Clark leads a 100th day discussion. In photo (below) Charlie Taylor and Ben Schuman at Bristol work on their 100th day projects.

    Jumping Rope for Heart Challenge at Edgar Road School
    Students at Edgar Road, such as Emily Cade (right) and Eva Steinert, are partic- ipating in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge.
    Photo by Ainsley McDermott

    Celebrity Readers for Black History Month
    Rock Hill Alderwoman Jennifer Davis was a guest reader at Bristol School as part of the school’s celebration of Black History Month.

    Lions Club Supports Family and Community Engagement Program
    This year, the Webster Groves Lions Club funded two proposals from the Family and Community Engagement Program (FaCE): a Plusoptix vision screener and a Family Well Being Fund to support families’ needs.

    “Passion Day” at Steger and Givens Schools
    Steger Sixth Grade Center and Givens School held a “Passion Day” for students this semester. Members of the community shared their interests and students could choose from sessions that included interior design, martial arts, coding, step danc- ing and more. This photo is from “Life in Construction,” with representatives from McCarthy Construction. Students learned about technology and used virtual reality to explore construction projects in St. Louis.

    District Celebrates School Counselors Week
    The district honored its counselors earlier this semester during School Counselors Week. At Edgar Road School, students showed their appreciation by decorating Mrs. Luesse’s door.
    Edgar Road students honoring their counselor are Apollo Mach, Lucy Van Voorn, Alice Little, Beau Eckler
    Photo by Ainsley McDermott

    Voter Registration Drive
    Students from Webster Groves High School History Club held a voter registration drive this semester for classmates eligible to vote in the March primary election. Final count of seniors newly registered to vote was 152. This photo shows Sam Stevens (left) and Ryan McKittrick participating in the voter registration drive.