It goes without saying that the 2020-2021 school year has been unlike any other in recent memory. Whether it was virtual, in-person or hybrid learning scenarios, teachers have juggled it all while keeping students on track academically. It has never been more important to honor the hard work of our region’s teachers and their innovative approaches to enriching students’ minds one reading class, math problem, interactive media project, drawing lesson or track meet at a time.
WENTZVILLE — Wentzville Middle School moved to all-virtual classes on Thursday, in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the school had identified 25 students who had either confirmed or probable cases of the coronavirus, said Derrick Docket, chief communications officer for Wentzville School District.
Navigating the college search can be a daunting task for any student and their loved ones, nested with the added complications of a global pandemic impacting nearly every high school student’s junior and senior year experiences. As seniors make decisions about college and juniors start exploring post-secondary opportunities, Lindenwood University in St. Charles offers advice and guidance to support families in this unusual time.
Bobby Edwards is no stranger to hardship. After his mother passed away when he was just 11-years-old, he and his siblings grew up in the St. Louis foster care system. He was a member of the desegregation program, catching a bus at 5 a.m. to Rockwood School District. He struggled in school as a teenager, and his teachers just saw him as someone who was coming to school late and fatigued without understanding why.