by Jaime Mowers
Thousands of Webster Groves community members and Webster Groves School District teachers, students, administrators, parents and families came together on Sunday, June 14, to show that Black Lives Matter and March For Change.
Specifically, for policy changes within the school district that will lead to positive, lasting changes for black students, teachers, staff and families in Webster Groves Schools and the community.
After hearing remarks from Webster Groves School District students, teachers, alumni and activists at Ivory Crockett Park, the crowd of more than 1,500 people marched to Webster Groves City Hall and then to the Webster Groves School District Central Office on Lockwood Avenue, pausing at both places for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in honor of George Floyd’s life.
Read our full story about the march here.
- Elizabeth Donovan
In response to comments in the Nov. 13 Mailbag, I must point out some misconceptions. First, in almost every community where a Planned Parenthood resides, there are clinics offering the same basic health care for women.
- Tim Keeney
Two letter writers recently wondered about escalating property taxes in Webster Groves. One wondered if a the new SG Collaborative development would generate enough tax to prompt a lower rate, and one lamented that seniors on fixed incomes get tagged with increases they can’t afford.