From the District March 5, 2021
Kindergarten Enrollment Is Open
Do you have a child who will attend kindergarten in the coming school year? Kindergarten enrollment is now open! Enroll now! https://www.webster.k12.mo.us/Page/23052
Please enroll your student as soon as possible so class assignments can be made and resources allocated.
Three Named National Merit Finalists
Congratulations to WGSD's National Merit Finalists: Justin Barker, Caitlin Noel and Fiona Smith! Finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarship awards this year.
High School Senior Earns Recognition
Webster Groves High School senior Anna Tetreault has received national recognition. She has been chosen by the National Youth Orchestra to be an apprentice orchestra librarian and earned a national honorable mention for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women and Information Technolgy.
At the High School, she is currently designing a computer program to write music as part of her Passion Pursuits class in the Chelsea Detrick Experiential Learning Center.
WGSD Hires Director of Business Services
• All virtual students will be provided options from their school for attending a testing session. These options will vary by school, so please watch for that communication in the coming weeks.
• We will continue to follow all safety measures contained in our Return to School 20-21 Plan.
All students and staff will be required to wear a mask while at school and testing.
Hand sanitizer will be on hand for student and staff use.
Appropriate distancing measures will be in place in the testing environment.
• MAP Testing Windows (Grades 3-8):
April 5 - May 28
• High School EOCs (English 2, Algebra 2, Biology, Algebra 1, Government):
The high school is already in the process of communicating with families regarding testing options.
- enjoy 24 days of hands-on/project based learning.
- have a voice in the direction of their learning.
- drive their own, personalized final project, reflecting on their interest in a topic.
School Meals/Food, Resources for Families
All district students have access to free breakfast and lunch this semester. Virtual students can have free home delivery. Meal pick-up isn't offered anymore. For meal delivery sign up, please visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfH08CJCOJnb0mqz6Cg45vKq9mllDBcKBWFJWwbBoiM96s-9A/viewform?usp=pp_url or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Students who have opted for in-person learning can also receive free breakfast and free lunch at their schools.
In addition, the district operates the Community Care Food Pantry, for families in need. You can find information about the pantry here https://mo02202299.schoolwires.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=23454 You will find details about how to pick up a box of food or how to donate.
You can find more for families, including mental health resources, rent/utility assistance, food and COVID-19 information, on this page https://www.webster.k12.mo.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=23101