Town Talk Features

Heard in the Halls: 6.6.18

webster groves high school/ hixson middle school
Two Webster Groves students earned top honors at the University of Missouri’s annual C.O.M.P. (Creating Original Music Project) competition, an event for kindergarteners through 12th-graders to promote music composition. Webster Groves High School student Jack Snelling (pictured) took first place in the fine arts category for his piece, “Napoleonic Dances in F Minor,” and Hixson middle-schooler Posey Bischoff won third place in the pop music category for her piece, “About to Grow.”

kirkwood high school
The school’s mock trial team represented Missouri at the National Mock Trial Competition in Reno, Nevada, which featured teams from across the country and from Guam, South Korea and the Mariana Islands. The team advanced after it won the state competition in March.

miriam academy
Students Daniel Meir and Jake Wilson were accepted to the Missouri Scholars Academy, a three-week residential program for gifted students throughout the state who are beginning their junior year of high school. The MSA program is held every June at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

maplewood richmond heights middle school
The Green Schools National Network and the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council recognized Maplewood Richmond Heights as part of the ‘Best of Green Schools’ class of 2018. The school is one of only two nationwide winners in the K-12 category, and the recognition follows a 2017 Green Ribbon Schools award from the U.S. Department of Education.