Three Clayton High School seniors signed letters of intent to continue their football careers at the collegiate level this fall during a special ceremony on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
CHS Spanish Conversation students put their language skills to the test at Mi Ranchito Mexican Restaurant on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Tickets are now on sale for Hairspray! The show will be Thursday - Saturday, February 2-4 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. in the Clayton High School Auditorium. Tickets are only $5 for students and alumni and $10 for adults. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
On Friday, Jan. 20, the Clayton High School boys and girls basketball teams faced longtime rival, the Ladue Rams, for their annual Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser. The games raised more than $2,700 for the American Cancer Society. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
When Clayton High School senior DECA members Brittany Blinder and Stephanie Villaire were thinking about a nonprofit for which they could raise money through their DECA Learn and Earn project this school year, the choice was easy: Sherwood Forest. Click on the headline to learn more.
The District’s Board of Education honored the 13 Clayton High School seniors who have been named Semifinalists and 12 who were named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition at their Jan. 25 meeting. Click on the headline to view the list of students.
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.
An impressive group of 22 Clayton High School students excelled at the DECA District competition held on Wednesday, Feb. 10, and will advance to the State DECA competition held in March. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School hosted more than 200 students from 12 schools for the 2017 Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) St. Louis Regional Academic Challenge on Friday, Jan. 27, where they took first in the large school division. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Thanks to the generosity of students, staff and their families across the District, more than 500 refugees and other needy individuals in the St. Louis area have coats to wear this winter. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The School District of Clayton completed lead testing in all of its buildings this fall. Testing, and follow-up testing on the only faucet that exceeded levels in its initial test, did not find any instances of lead levels exceeding the District’s 10 ppb action limit. Click on the headline to learn more.
At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.
Good morning CHS! Today is Friday, February 24. Today is an A Day.
If you are so inclined please rise for the Pledge of Allegiance:
I pledge Allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America
And to the Republic, for which it stands.
One Nation. Under God. Indivisible. With Liberty and Justice for all.
Thank you. Here are the morning announcements:
AP Students - today is the last day to register for your AP exams. Registration forms are available in the counseling office.
The semi annual CHS Beautification Day will be held on Saturday, March 4th. Come join us as we do some mulching, weeding and light yard work around the campus. We will gather in the CHS Commons at 9 a.m.where a light breakfast will be provided and then we will work for a couple hours. Bring friends and family- all are welcome!
Love working with children? Do you want to be a part of an amazing summer experience? If so, SummerQuest is looking for you! SummerQuest is the School District of Clayton's summer day camp for children from kindergarten to 8th grade and is looking for CHS's best and brightest to work as counselors between June 5th through July 14th.
Apply now at summerquest.org. Applications close Friday March 3rd.
Trying to wrap your head around the college admission process?
CHS College Counselors have invited the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Advancement and Dean of Admissions from the University of Chicago to discuss college admission in 2017 with the Clayton community. While Dr. Nondorf is from the U of Chicago this presentation is NOT specific to his institution. If you're interested in learning more about college admission, join us at 6:30 p.m. February 27th in the CHS auditorium.
The Black Student Union is hosting a Poetry Slam on March 9th after school in room 140. If you are interested in sharing a poem or a rap, please submit an application to Dr. Merrills by Friday, March 3rd. Also, BSU will be hosting a meeting on Monday, February 27th after-school at 3:15 in room 140. See you there!
Attention baseball players: All those interested in playing baseball this Spring and are not currently playing a winter sport should consider attending a final informational meeting prior to our first practice on Monday, February 27. The meeting will be in room 222 from 3:10-3:30.
The girls track season starts on Monday February 27th. Practice will be at GayField from 3:20 to 5:30pm.
Here is today’s athletic schedule:
4:15PM - Boys Freshman Basketball @ Westminster AWAY
5:30PM - Boys JV Basketball @ Westminster AWAY
7:00PM - Boys Varsity BAsketball @ Westminster AWAY
And Happy birthday today to:
GNN’s own Max Lebsack
And GNN’s own Tyler Mitchell
And an early happy birthday to those celebrating this weekend:
Jacob BlairAnd Marysia Hyrc