The incoming sixth-graders attending Wydown Summer Academy (WSA) visited St. Louis Public Library’s Central Branch on Friday, June 12, to explore the library’s special exhibit and conduct research using the primary sources available at the library. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School incoming seventh-graders Lillian Ebeling and Belle Gage were among 17 students honored at The Grannie Annie’s annual book signing celebration at the Missouri History Museum on June 7. These 17 students, along with 29 others from across the U.S., had their stories published in “Grannie Annie, Vol. 10: Historical Family Stories Written and Illustrated by Young People.” Click on the headline to learn more.
On the last day of school, Wydown Middle School seventh-grader Emilio Rosas-Linhard wasn’t thinking about everything he was planning to do over summer break. Instead, his mind was focused on helping students he’s never met who attend school on the other side of the world. Or at least they had attended school until the April 25 earthquake in Nepal. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School Literacy and Social Studies Teacher April Fulstone has been named a 2015 Lowell Milken Center (LMC) for Unsung Heroes Fellow for her passion for teaching respect and understanding through project-based learning. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School eighth-graders were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Wednesday, May 27. Eighth-Grade Promotion serves as a time for the eighth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Click the headline to view photos.
Current and former Wydown Middle School students, parents and staff bid farewell to Principal Mary Ann Goldberg during a reception hosted by the PTO on Wednesday, May 20. Goldberg is retiring at the end of this school year after serving as the school's principal for 16 years. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
It's never too early to start preparing for a successful start to the 2015-2016 school year! Click on the headline to access the 2015-2016 school supply list for each grade level and important back-to-school dates.
While summer is a time for families to relax and enjoy one another, it's also a great time to maintain math fact fluency and problem solving skills. The summer math practice packets for incoming first-grade through ninth-grade students provide an opportunity for continued practice. Click on the headline to access the math practice packets.
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.
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.
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.