Ste. Genevieve FCCLA Members Qualify for National STAR Events

By Editor | May 19, 2020

Ste. Genevieve High School members of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) have qualified for national competition’s STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) this July. Sophomores Drew Newman and Maria Kemper submitted an online entry for the digital stories for change event and were selected to advance to national competition as…

Six Ste. Genevieve R-II Students Recognized With Awards Of Excellence From MSHSAA

By Editor | May 19, 2020

Six students from the Ste. Genevieve R-II School District — three from Ste. Genevieve High School and three from Ste. Genevieve Middle School — earned the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Award of Excellence for exemplary display of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity. The student-athletes were selected by a committee to receive the award.…

Brewster Graduates From Iowa State University

By Editor | May 19, 2020

Jacob Brewster from Ste. Genevieve this month graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Majoring in agricultural systems technology, Brewster will join a network of 46,000 CALS alumni sharing their talents and making a difference around the world. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis…

Boyd Awarded Scholarship

By Editor | May 19, 2020

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Lt. Col. J. Felix St. James Camp 326 organization awarded its 2020 Pvt. John E. Smith scholarship to Harlee Boyd, a student at Ste. Genevieve High School, She is the daughter of Michael and Dawn Boyd. (Photo, information from Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil…

Bader Wins Art Guild’s Geraghty Scholarship

By Editor | May 12, 2020

COVID-19 has created several challenges over the last few months,  and the graduating seniors have especially been affected by the cancellation of school. Ste. Genevieve and Valle seniors have seen the cancellation or postponement of activities such as sports, proms, honors assemblies, and award shows. The Ste. Genevieve Art Guild sponsors an annual County High…

Valle, Ste. Gen. High Schools Announce Potential Dates For Graduation Ceremonies

By Editor | May 12, 2020

Both Valle Catholic High School and Ste. Genevieve High School are looking at dates in June and July for graduation ceremonies, if the coronavirus threat has subsided to allow for public gatherings. Valle Catholic High School has made tentative plans for a ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, in the Church of Ste.…

Ste. Gen. High School Band Students Earn High Ratings In District Performances

By Editor | May 12, 2020

Several Ste. Genevieve High School band members received gold and silver ratings for their solo and ensemble performances at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) district festival earlier in the year. During the event, students performed a solo or small ensemble before a judge. The following students received gold ratings for their solo…

SGHS Student Council Celebrates Kindness Week By Recognizing Others

By Editor | May 12, 2020

The Ste. Genevieve High School Student Council recently planned activities to celebrate Kindness Week. The students focused on recognizing groups and individuals who deserve thanks for their dedication to others during recent months. Some of their activities included: — Giving a shout-out to faculty and staff during Ste. Genevieve R-II Employee Appreciation Week by writing…

Ste. Genevieve High School Seniors Receive NEA Scholarships

By Editor | May 12, 2020

The Ste. Genevieve chapter of the National Education Association (SGNEA) annually awards scholarships to graduating seniors. The winners of the 2020 SGNEA Scholarships were Michael Ruch, Jaida Greminger and Bryce Trollinger. (Information, photos from Ste. Genevieve R-II School District)

Valle Students Selected For Boys State, Girls State

By Editor | May 12, 2020

Valle Catholic High School announced that junior students Gage Heil and Hannah Fowler were selected for Missouri Boys and Girls State 2020. Heil is the son of Jeff and Kelly Heil. Fowler is the daughter of Brent and Laura Fowler. They were nominated by Valle Catholic staff. This hands-on programs take place at the University…