The artwork of four Clayton High School students has been accepted into the St. Louis Artists' Guild’s Young Artists' Showcase. This highly competitive show is open to any high school student within a 150-mile radius of the Artists' Guild and is one of the largest high school shows in the region. Click on the headline to learn more.
Twenty-nine Clayton High School students earned recognition from the Sponsors of School Publications of Greater St. Louis at its annual journalism conference held on March 9 at Webster University. The students were awarded for their work on the Globe Newsmagazine, CLAMO Yearbook and Greyhound News Network (GNN). Click on the headline to view the list of students.
Clayton High School sophomore Hava Polinsky will lead the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra as its co-concertmaster and featured violinist at its next concert on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. at Powell Hall. As the winner of this year’s St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, Polinsky will perform her entire concerto with the Youth Orchestra during the concert. Click on the headline to learn more.
Captain Elementary students in third through fifth grade and Glenridge Elementary students in second through fifth grade are partnering with Clayton High School students this school year to research and develop science projects for the District’s Science Fair on March 28. Through the Science Project Mentor Club, the students meet with their partners after school nearly every week in the science classroom of their respective elementary schools. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Clayton High School ProStart Culinary Team placed fourth in the state out of 22 teams at this year’s Missouri ProStart Invitational held on Feb. 20 in Springfield, Mo. The team’s fourth-place finish is its best showing in the team’s three-year history. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Seventy-two Clayton High School students excelled at the 2015 Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competition held on Feb. 20 at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. CHS teams took the top spot in both the 9/10 and 11/12 levels of the competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School freshman Sophie Bernstein has been honored as one of the state’s top volunteers through the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. For the second time, Bernstein has been named a Distinguished Finalist in the program, which honors youth from each state for their exemplary volunteer service. Click on the headline to learn more.
Three Clayton High School students have advanced to the “Sweet 16” round of the Bickel & Brewer/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF). By advancing, CHS’ team is only one round away from earning an all-expenses-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City in May and the opportunity to win a $10,000 grand prize. Click the headline to learn more.
Five Clayton High School artists have been selected for Fontbonne University’s Young Artists Weekend Workshop. Senior Mikayla Johnson, junior Justin McKenney and sophomores Dima Baldauf, Grant Friesen and Alivia Jacobs will participate in the college-level drawing and painting experience. Click on the headline to learn more.
Two Clayton High School students have advanced to the International DECA Competition following their success at the State DECA Competition held on March 15-17 in the Lake of the Ozarks. Junior Victoria Yi took first place in the Principles of Marketing event, while junior Cody Rummerfield was named a Leadership Delegate. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School’s Globe Newsmagazine is now a two-time winner of one of high school journalism’s most prestigious awards: the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s (CSPA) Gold Crown Award. The Globe was one of only 13 newspapers from across the country to earn the CSPA’s highest honor this year in the High School Newspaper category. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School musicians had a great showing at the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association’s District Solo and Small Ensemble Festival for band, choir and orchestra and the Large Group Festival for band and orchestra. Click on the headline to view the list of results.
The Clayton High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Team extended its winning streak by earning first place in its division at the 2015 WYSE Academic Challenge Sectional Competition on Friday, March 6. The team will now advance to the WYSE State Finals to defend the state championship title for the eighth year in a row. Click on the headline to learn more.
Four Clayton High School students have been honored by The Academy of Science - St. Louis in conjunction with their participation in the Honors Division of the St. Louis Science Fair. Click the headline to view the list of students and their project titles.
Clayton High School students excelled at the DECA District competition held on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The CHS DECA members competed against their peers from 13 schools across the St. Louis area in a variety of events within the categories of marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism. Click on the headline for the list of award-winning students.