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In the schools: St. Joseph turkey winners

St. Joseph School in Zell had a turkey art contest before Thanksgiving. Here are the winners. Best disguised turkey honors went to Kallie Meyer for her gumball turkey. The People’s Choice winner was Wyatt Stolzer for his race car theme. The favorite turkey was Bryce Howell’s hunting turkey. The school said it was hard to…

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Academics: Elks Honor Huck, Marzuco

From staff reports Valle Catholic High School student Abigail Marzuco and Paige Huck from Ste. Genevieve High School were selected as the Elks’ students of the month for November. Marzuco has maintained a 4.0 grade-point average and high honors throughout her high school career. Abigail has been top 10 in her class, and a two-year…

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Academics: Kiefer, Weibrecht Rotary’s Best

From staff reports Ste. Genevieve High School’s Christian Kiefer and Hailey Weibrecht from Valle Catholic High School have been chosen Rotary students of the month for November. Kiefer has been ranked in the top-10 percent of his class, earning “A” honor roll each semester.  He earned the designation of Summa Cum Laude during the 2020-21…

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In the schools: BES Students ‘Taste’ Books

From Ste. Genevieve R-II School District BLOOMSDALE — Bloomsdale Elementary School fifth-grade students in Jaclyn Oechsner’s class recently had their first first-ever book tasting event. The classroom was set up café-style, with students discussing books they have read while enjoying hot chocolate. Students, earlier this year, had the opportunity to choose a book to read…

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In the schools: Students succeed in MAC writing contest

From staff reports PARK HILLS — One current and one former Ste. Genevieve High School student were recognized as winners for their submissions in Mineral Area College’s creative writing contest. Juniors Lily Fahnestock and Reese Satori both wrote and submitted a literary piece for the Mineral Area Council of the Arts’ (MACOA) second annual writing…

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In the schools: Warriors At Work

Valle Catholic High School Class of 1996 graduate Jessie Haug Meyer spoke to students as part of the “Warriors At Work” program. Meyer is the owner of Prism Hair Salon in Ste. Genevieve, and a licensed cosmetologist. She spoke to the students about the day in the life of a beautician, and what it’s like…

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Education: Miget, Metzger are Elks’ Best in October

From staff reports Valle Catholic High School senior Reese Metzger and Ste. Genevieve High School senior Andrew Miget have been tabbed as the Elks’ students of the month for October. Metzger currently carries a 4.12 grade-point average, tied for first place among the Class of 2022. She has taken many college prep and dual-credit courses…

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Education: SG Rotarians select Linderer, Schweigert

From staff reports Ste. Genevieve High School senior Kali Schweigert and Liv Linderer from Valle Catholic High School have been named the Rotary students of the month for October. Schweigert has been ranked in the top 10 percent of the Class of 2022, earning “A” honor roll distinction each semester. She earned the designation of…

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Education: St. Joseph students become tech savvy

St. Joseph School students in both kindergarten and first grade are learning about technology. The students have been learning using such applications as Prodigy, ABC Mouse and Teach a Monster to Read. Hannah Gegg serves as the kindergarten and first-grade teacher at St. Joseph in Zell. (SUBMITTED PHOTO/Special to the Herald)

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Education: National ‘Red Ribbon Week’ will be observed Oct. 23-31

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com Red Ribbon Week will begin across the nation, and here in Ste. Genevieve County, on Oct. 25. Students from the Ste. Genevieve County R-II School District, Valle Catholic and St. Agnes of Bloomsdale gathered with mayor Paul Hassler, police chief Eric Bennett and Ste. Genevieve County sheriff Gary Stolzer at Ste.…

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