The annual Kirkwood School District Elementary Chess Tournament was held on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Nipher Middle School. One hundred and eighteen kindergarten through fifth grade students competed in four rounds of matches. Three students earned a "perfect" score, which means the student won …
Monday, March 30, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020
In the unprecedented venue of cyber space, the Webster Groves District Board of Education met and voted unanimously March 23 to make Givens Elementary School, 701 N. Rock Hill Road, a “neighborhood” school with a relatively high concentration of students who qualify for the federal free-and-…
Friday, March 20, 2020
Friday, March 13, 2020
The principal of Steger Sixth Grade Center and Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Elementary School in Webster Groves will be an assistant superintendent in the Kirkwood School District next year.
After soliciting the opinions of students, parents and district staff via an online survey, the Webster Groves School District has adopted school times for the next school year that will have its youngest students beginning their day earlier and its older students starting later.
Webster University announced on March 11 that it would be moving all classes online for a three-week period in order to halt the spread of COVID-19.
Friday, March 06, 2020
Howard Fields III, principal at Givens Elementary School and Steger Sixth Grade Center in the Webster Groves School District, has been selected as the 2020 National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) National Distinguished Principal from Missouri.
Webster Groves sophomores Morgan Daniels and Carmen Lumpkins were grand prize winners in this year’s Proud Past — Inspired Future program, which provides an opportunity for African American sophomores and juniors attending to create artistic works that reflect an appreciation for their histo…
First Lady of Missouri Teresa Parson visited Westchester Elementary School in Kirkwood on March 4 to present Principal Robert Ricker and Kirkwood School District Superintendent Michele Condon with a proclamation for earning the National Blue Ribbon Award. It is the second time Westchester El…
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Webster Groves High School has dismissed students for the day as crews work to restore an electrical panel that shorted out this morning.
Friday, February 28, 2020
The Webster Groves School District Board of Education on Feb. 24 received a redistricting recommendation on a plan to reduce elementary school crowding.
Friday, February 21, 2020
The Kirkwood School District has named Dr. David Ulrich as the next superintendent.
Jason C. Adams has been hired as the Webster Groves School District’s assistant superintendent for learning, effective July 1.
Kirkwood School District Board of Education Member Julie Backer admits she overstepped her boundaries as a board member in some cases, but she has also provided documents refuting some of the allegations against her for board policy violations.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Although the president of the Kirkwood School District Board of Education unexpectedly decided not to move forward with censuring Board Member Julie Backer earlier this week, Backer is responding to the allegations against her for board policy violations.
Despite having evidence that Kirkwood School District Board of Education Member Julie Backer violated several board policies, Board President Darnel Frost on Monday unexpectedly decided not to censure Backer or remove her from various committees.