Silver Sycamore Puts Together Artsy Tribute To Both Schools’ Graduates

By Editor | May 27, 2020

The graduating classes of Ste. Genevieve and Valle high schools have missed out on many of the traditions and celebrations that come during the final semester of school due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The community has found some new ways to honor the seniors for completing their high school education. The Silver Sycamore art gallery…

Runzi Named To Honor Roll At University Of Mississippi

By Editor | May 27, 2020

Kendall Marie Runzi of French Village recently was named to the honor roll for the spring semester at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. Runzi was named to the chancellor’s honor roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.75 to 4.00. “Our chancellor’s honor roll students set…

Valle’s Gatzemeyer Receives Miriam Steiger Scholarship

By Editor | May 27, 2020

Ellie Gatzemeyer was recently was awarded the Miriam S. Steiger Nursing and Healthcare Scholarship. Presenting the scholarship was Robert Steiger, husband of the late Miriam Steiger. Steiger and his children set up the scholarship to honor his late wife, who had a lifetime career in nursing, and to help Valle graduates. Gatzemeyer is the daughter…

Grither Receives MFA Scholarship

By Editor | May 27, 2020

Emily Elizabeth Grither, a graduating senior at Valle High School, has won a $2,000 MFA Foundation Scholarship. Grither is the daughter of Sharon and Michael Grither. She plans to attend the University of Missouri in Columbia. The scholarship was sponsored by MFA River Hills Group, Ste. Genevieve. It is one of 330 scholarships presented this…

Ste. Genevieve High School FBLA Honors Two Members

By Editor | May 19, 2020

While the Ste. Genevieve High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America was unable to have its annual awards and installation banquet this year, the organization recognized two students for their accomplishments: senior Katie Beck, this year’s recipient of the FBLA scholarship; and senior Kristen Parmeley, the FBLA Member of the Year. (Photos, information…

International Treats Delivered To Students

By Editor | May 19, 2020

Students in Dr. Rhett Oldham’s topics and research in history class were used to eating foods from around the world each month when they received a package from Universal Yums, a company that sends out snacks and treats from a different country or region each month. Through the pandemic, students have missed out on treats…

Ste. Gen. Elementary Honors Habit Leaders

By Editor | May 19, 2020

Ste. Genevieve Elementary recently announced the students chosen as Habit Leaders for the fourth quarter. These students were chosen as Habit Leaders by living and learning the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People each day. They show tremendous leadership, follow expectations and lead the way for their peers. The fourth quarter habit leaders included: Preschool…

Weiler, Huber Receive Ste. Gen. Fury Scholarships

By Editor | May 19, 2020

The Ste. Genevieve Fury Softball Association is continuing its commitment to girls athletics through its annual scholarship program. This program was started to recognize outstanding young senior female athletes participating in sports from Valle Catholic High School and Ste. Genevieve High School. The girls are selected based on their athletic ability and commitment to sports…

Ste. Gen. High Senior Bova Awarded FCCLA Scholarship

By Editor | May 19, 2020

The Ste. Genevieve High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America awards one scholarship each year to a graduating senior. The organization recently announced that the recipient for 2020 is senior Alexis Bova. Throughout her high school career, Bova has participated in the organization’s competitive events, STAR Events, for three years. She…

Project Graduation, SGHS Honors Class Of 2020 With Yard Sign Project

By Editor | May 19, 2020

Project Graduation organized a yard sign project to provide signs congratulating those students graduating in the Class of 2020, and Ste. Genevieve High School purchased the signs. The senior class sponsors, Dr. Tracey Eatherton and Dr. Michael Ruch, volunteered to deliver signs to the students. SGHS tentatively plans to have a graduation ceremony in June.…