The sixth-graders in Teacher Emily Szyman’s social studies class at Wydown Middle School learned about westward migration to Missouri and Clayton’s history during a visit from City of Clayton Community Resource Coordinator Sarah Umlauf on Nov. 2 and 3. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Several current and former members of the School District of Clayton community took part in the “Every 28 Hours” One Minute Play Festival held in St. Louis on Oct. 23-24. Click on the headline to learn more.
On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Wydown Middle School students could be found in the school’s Family and Consumer Science kitchen, chopping vegetables and mixing chickpeas with garlic, salt, black pepper and other ingredients to make the perfect batch of hummus. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School seventh-graders are trying their hand at still life drawing in art class this month. Art Teacher Ed Kastner assembled a fall-themed still life complete with pumpkins, mums, teakettles, hay bales and even a wheelbarrow. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
A new set of treasured memories and experiences were created at Sixth-Grade Camp this year. The current class of Wydown Middle School sixth-graders took part in annual Sixth-Grade Camp tradition from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2 at Sherwood Forest Camp. Click on the headline to view photos.
Wydown Middle School Theater Teacher and Director Brian Engelmeyer was honored with the Loren Reid Service Award at the annual Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri (STAM) Conference on Friday, Sept. 25. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton Chamber Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference on Dec. 16 in Chicago. Each year, the Midwest Clinic displays top ensembles throughout the conference to showcase the newest ideas and talent. Click on the headline to learn more.
As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.
In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.
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.
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.
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.
1. No After School Activities & No Activity Buses TODAY & TUESDAY.