Sulkowski Honored As Top Regional Counselor

By Editor | April 14, 2021

FROM STAFF REPORTS Ste. Genevieve High School counselor Kelly Sulkowski just received a prestigious honor. Sulkowski was recognized by the Southeast Missouri School Counselors Association as the regional secondary school counselor of the year. “I was touched to find out that I had been chosen for this recognition,” Sulkowski said in a prepared statement from…

Dragons Excel In Speech & Debate

By Editor | January 6, 2021

By ERIC X. VICCARO [email protected] Ste. Genevieve High School speech and debate team members have excelled in recent competitions. “I am immensely proud of the kids who have excelled this year,” said Ste. Genevieve coach Christia Gugel, who also serves the district as a language arts instructor. “Part of the reason kids get involved in…

‘Voice Of Democracy’ Winners Revealed

By Editor | December 2, 2020

Three Ste. Genevieve High School students were recognized through Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2210’s annual “Voice of Democracy” contest. The theme of this year’s oral essay was “Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?” Freshman Madison Travis took top honors, earning $200 from the VFW Auxiliary. Courtney Rector was second, earning $150, while…

R-II Homecoming To Include Dance, But No Parade

By Editor | September 24, 2020

So long, Homecoming parade. Hello, Mask-erade Dance. Those are the major differences this year as Homecoming Week continues today at Ste. Genevieve High School with students wearing tie-dye clothes and the traditional powder puff football game this evening at 6:30 p.m. “We want Homecoming Week to be a unifying experience,” student council president Adalynn Taylor…

SGCMH Makes Donation

By Editor | September 16, 2020

New Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital chief executive officer Dr. Steve Pautler, center, stands with Ste. Genevieve assistant principal Dr. John Boyd and Valle Catholic president Fr. Edward Nemeth for a check presentation during halftime of the football game on Sept. 4 at Fr. John Dempsey Field. Every year, SGCMH provides physicals for Ste. Genevieve…

St. Agnes Staff Ready For School

By Editor | August 25, 2020

Saint Agnes Catholic School began its 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Because of concerns regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a detailed reopening plan is in place to ensure the safety of students and teachers as they return to face-to-face learning. Small class sizes will allow for effective social distancing, and some facilities have…

SGHS students opt to cancel prom

By Editor | July 15, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO Ste. Genevieve Herald Every year, high school students look forward to prom — often considered a rite of passage for an adolescent. However, this year, thanks to concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus), Ste. Genevieve High School officials and students have decided prom won’t take place. Ste. Genevieve communications director Bailey Otto made…

New Ste. Genevieve Elementary Leadership Team Announced

By Editor | July 8, 2020

Ste. Genevieve R-II School District recently announced Ste. Genevieve Elementary’s new administrative team, principal Nanya Gegg and assistant principal Nathan Kingery. Both  Gegg and  Kingery have been members of the Ste. Genevieve R-II family for several years, both working as educators in the elementary schools.  Gegg was chosen for Ste. Genevieve Elementary’s principal position for…

R-II Board, Administration, Staff Facing Difficult Times

By Editor | July 1, 2020

Worries about the budget and what the fall semester may look like permeated the June 16 Ste. Genevieve R-II Board of Education meeting. Held live, but with no one outside of board members and administrators allowed to attend for the second straight month, the meeting also saw the board adopt a 2020-21 budget. Dr. Julie…

SGHS Beats The Rain; Gets In Outdoor Commencement

By Editor | June 24, 2020

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD The Ste. Genevieve R-II School District caught perhaps its only lucky break of the 2019-20 school year on June 20. Approaching rain held off just long enough for the Class of 2020’s postponed commencement exercises to take place at the football stadium. The gradually cooling evening saw the class…