The families of students enrolled in the English Language (EL) program at WMS and CHS attended a special information session hosted by the District on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the St. Louis County Library’s Mid-County branch. Click on the headline to learn more about the event.
The eighth-grade Spanish students in Teacher Susan Christopher’s classes took part in a cultural experience on Thursday, Aug. 28. With help from WMS English Language (EL) Teacher Stephanie Roberson, the students learned the basics of salsa dancing. After practicing the dance individually, the Spanish students grabbed a partner and showed off their best salsa moves! Click on the headline to view photos.
WMS sixth-graders ventured to Johnson Shut-Ins State Park on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to take part in a cherished school tradition: Sixth-Grade Camp. The sixth-graders will spend the next four days taking part in outdoor science education, archery, nature writing, games and crafts. Click on the headline to read 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. 30 through Oct. 3 at Johnson Shut-Ins State Park. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School eighth-grader Sarah Franzel won the Variety Children’s Theatre’s creative writing contest judged by New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson. Students in sixth- through eighth-grade from across the region were invited to participate in the contest by writing either a prequel or a sequel to “The Little Mermaid.” Read the article.
Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.
Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.
Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering sixth through ninth grade.
Wydown Middle School hosted sixth-graders and their families for the Sixth-Grade Walk-Through on Monday, Aug. 11. The students met their new teachers, reconnected with classmates, toured their new school and prepared their lockers for the first day of school. Click on the headline to view photos.
WMS students enjoyed sampling produce from every color of the rainbow on Tuesday, May 20, in conjunction with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Rainbow Day initiative. Students were encouraged to take fruits and vegetables of at least three different colors with their lunches. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School students hosted two special visitors on Friday, May 16, in conjunction with their work on raising awareness about hunger in the U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay and Brendan Fahey, field representative for Senator Claire McCaskill, visited the sixth-graders in Social Studies Teacher Sarah Miller’s class to discuss the topic of hunger and food insecurity. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
9:30 AM - 12:40 PM GIFTED RESOURCE COUNCIL - WMS
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM WMS VOLLEYBALL - LADUE MIDDLE - HOME
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