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  • Wydown Eighth-Graders Walk for Water

    The eighth-graders on Team 7/8 took the lessons learned from their Humanity and the Environment unit in social studies class and stretched them across six miles to raise money and spread awareness about the water crisis in Rwanda. Through the Walk for Water, the eighth-graders raised $1,500 to support the construction of wells in Rwanda. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Sixth-Graders Travel Through Ellis Island

    With their own immigrant identity, the sixth-graders at Wydown Middle School traveled through Ellis Island on Friday, May 8, to experience what it might have been like for the immigrants who arrived in the U.S. in the late 1800s. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Student Scientists Awarded at Regional Science Fair

    Several Wydown Middle School students were honored for their scientific thinking at the Academy of Science – St. Louis’ Regional Science Fair held recently at Queeny Park. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Students Learn Important Lesson on Cyberbullying

    Wydown Middle School sixth-graders learned valuable lessons about using electronic communication safely and appropriately during a presentation by Tina Meier of the Megan Meier Foundation on Tuesday, May 5. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Wydown Students Create Computer Games

    The seventh- and eighth-graders in Wydown Middle School Teacher Dawn Weber’s Integrated Arts class have been creating their own computer games using the GamePress app. After three weeks of developing and tweaking their games, the students recently took turns trying out their gaming skills on their classmates’ games.

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  • Poets Take Center Stage

    Wydown Middle School students and staff members took the stage to share their thoughts and feelings with their audience at the school’s annual Poetry Slam on April 23. Participants read their own poetry or a favorite poem by another author for the crowd of family members and friends in attendance. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Learn About Nutrition, Fitness at Rewards Summit

    Seven Wydown Middle School sixth-graders had the opportunity to learn about the benefits of developing healthy eating habits and maintaining an active lifestyle during the Fuel Up to Play 60 Rewards Summit held on Friday, April 17, at the St. Louis Rams Training Academy. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Civil Rights Night is Culmination of Student Learning

    Wydown Middle School Team 7East students and teachers hosted their families for a Civil Rights Night on Thursday, April 16, to highlight the students’ study of the civil rights movement during the past few months. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • DESE Launches "Read MOre, Missouri!" Summer Reading Program

    The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “Read MOre, Missouri!” program is a new statewide summer reading challenge to help students and their parents choose reading materials the students will love. The program provides students with a fun and easy way to select books based on their comfort level and interests. Click on the headline to learn how to create a summer reading list.

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  • Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal

    School District of Clayton students, staff and their families are raising money to support those devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal by working with Save the Children, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the lives of children around the world. Click on the headline to learn more and to donate on your school's fundraising page.

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  • Theater Students Honored for Exemplary Work

    Twenty-six Wydown Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders have been inducted into Troupe 89180 of the Junior International Thespian Society. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Wydown Students Honored in Holocaust Museum Art & Writing Contest

    Three Wydown Middle School students have been selected for honors among the nearly 900 works of art and writing submitted in the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center’s 13th annual Art and Writing Contest. Eighth-grader Rachel Schneider and seventh-grader Anna Sturmoski earned first and second place, respectively, in the Middle School Visual Arts category of the contest, while eighth-grader Maddy Bale earned the top prize in the Middle School Writing category. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Students and Staff Collect $24,489 During Jump Rope for Heart

    The District’s six schools raised a total of $24,489 in support of the American Heart Association this year through the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser! Every school put their own spin on the fundraiser while promoting healthy living and physical fitness. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Science Olympiad Team Takes Third at State

    The Wydown Middle School Science Olympiad Team had another impressive showing at the state competition held on Saturday, April 18, at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. In only its second year, the WMS team placed third in the state against many veteran teams and earned the alternate spot for the national competition. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Students Have Impressive Showing in Missouri Math League

    Several Wydown Middle School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students recently participated in the Missouri Math League contest, which consists of completing 35 multiple-choice questions in 30 minutes. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Wydown Chess Team Takes Fourth at State

    The Wydown Middle School Chess Team earned fourth out of 32 teams in the Eighth-Grade and Under Division at the Missouri State Chess Championships held on Saturday, March 28, at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Click on the headline to learn more.

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