Captain Elementary students, parents and staff took part in the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, when the path of the historic coast-to-coast eclipse crossed the St. Louis region. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
To support its commitment to meeting students’ academic, physical, social and emotional needs, the District has hired two full-time social workers for its schools this year. Click on the headline to learn more.
Captain Elementary hosted its annual Captain Kickoff event for all students on Monday, Aug. 14. Accompanied by their parents, students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.
As part of a community outreach project, Captain Elementary students, parents and teachers hosted a series of fundraisers throughout the second semester to raise funds for chemo care kits for children undergoing cancer treatment. Click the headline to learn more, and view photos.
Fifth-Grade Promotion at Captain Elementary serves as a time for fifth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Click the headline to learn more, and view photos.
The School District of Clayton has been ranked as the fourth best school district in the nation for the second consecutive year on Niche K-12's 2018 rankings, in addition to top state rankings for each of its schools. Click on the headline to learn more.
The MAP grade-level assessment score reports have been released by DESE. Students in third through fifth grade, who attended a Clayton school during the 2016-2017 school year, will receive their score report at their home address. Reports will be mailed by July 31, 2017.
The Wydown Middle School Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Orchestra and the ViBravo String Ensemble received top honors for their performances at Worlds of Fun’s Festival of Music competition in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 13-14. Click the headline to learn more, and view the list of student performers.
Captain Elementary fifth-grader Kipp Vitsky has earned third place and fifth-graders Sawyer Roesch and Leah Stohler were named finalists in the fourth- and fifth-grade category of the 2017 Law Day Essay Contest sponsored by the Missouri NEA Public Relations Committee and the Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Missouri House of Representatives is currently considering HB 634, which would allow charter schools to operate in any school district in the state, including successful, high-performing districts like Clayton. Click the headline to learn more.