The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Missouri Gateway Chapter hosts an annual “Green Schools Quest.” This annual event is a project-based challenge to PreK - 12 schools to implement creative, effective and low-cost sustainable practices at their schools.
Monday, May 25, 2020
Friday, May 22, 2020
Kirkwood voters will soon decide the fate of the widely debated Prop S — a multi-million expansion plan for the Kirkwood School District that would include building a new elementary school on property the district owns at Lindemann and Dougherty Ferry roads.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Kirkwood School District officials have not yet announced plans as to what school will look like in the fall, but summer school opportunities have been expanded to all students at no cost.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Webster University has established a new Front-Line Responders Fund to support students who are serving as front-line workers. This fund is companion to the Gorloks Now! Fund and the Chancellor’s Vision Fund.
Webster Groves School District Superintendent John Simpson announced that while no decision has been made regarding the 2020-21 school year, administrators are looking at options that include a hybrid of online learning and in-school instruction. It's also possible that school could be compl…
Monday, May 11, 2020
High school graduations look a little different this year, but schools and communities are still finding ways to make seniors feel special.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Webster University's Commencement ceremony is going to look a little different this year.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
The recommendation for the appointment of Dr. Angeline O’Neal-Hogrefe as principal of Robinson Elementary School will be made at the May 18 Kirkwood School District Board of Education meeting. If approved, O’Neal-Hogrefe will join KSD effective July 1, 2020.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
The Webster Groves School District is seeking members for the Board of Education’s Finance Advisory Committee.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Nipher Middle School eighth-grader Owen Spiegel was recently announced as a semifinalist from the statewide “GeoBee” competition that was held earlier this year.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The Kirkwood School District has announced alternate graduation plans for the class of 2020, as well as a perk for the graduating class — seniors may opt out of online learning for the remainder of the school year.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
C-SPAN will feature Kirkwood student Zach Baynham’s 2020 StudentCam winning documentary, “People Are People Are People,” at 6:50 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 15, and it will air throughout the day. C-SPAN is available locally through Spectrum.
Shenita Mayes has been hired by the Webster Groves School District to be the next principal of Hixson Middle School.
The Webster Groves School Board provided updates on how the school system is handling the COVID-19 outbreak at its regular meeting on Monday, April 13. The meeting was conducted live via the virtual platform Zoom.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced yesterday that all Missouri public and charter school buildings will remain closed through the end of this school year, although learning and support services will continue through each district's last day of school.
Monday, March 30, 2020
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 …
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.