Clayton High School senior Gwyneth Henke recalls her recent phone conversation with Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, as “surreal” and “amazing.” Kennedy was calling Henke to congratulate the CHS senior for being selected as a recipient of the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy High School Journalism Award. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School junior Sung Hyun (Peter) Kim was rewarded for his innovative thinking and entrepreneurial skills at the finals of the Independent Youth 30-Day Entrepreneurship Challenge held on Saturday, April 18, at the City Museum. Kim earned second place in the competition and a $1,000 cash prize to help start his business. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School students took their literary understanding of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice and put it into action on Tuesday, April 21. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School sculpture student Tyler Gillam has earned the Joanne Stremsterfer Annual Prize at the St. Louis Artists' Guild’s Emerson Young Artists' Showcase for his cardboard construction piece, Filling Station. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students, families and staff took part in the annual Spring Beautification Day on Saturday, April 11. Volunteers spent the morning sprucing up their school’s campus by spreading mulching and pulling weeds near the school’s Greyhound entrance and on the quad.
Clayton students, families and community members convened at Clayton High School on Saturday, March 28, for the District's annual Science Fair. Elementary and middle school science projects were on display at the event for attendees to view and for judging. In addition, Clayton High School students hosted fun, hands-on science activities. Click on the headline to view the Science Fair participants from each school and photos.
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.
Forty-three Clayton High School journalism students brought home awards from the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s J-Day held on Wednesday, April 8, at the University of Missouri-Columbia. During the event, students had the opportunity to attend four educational breakout sessions on a variety of topics alongside their peers from across the state. Click on the headline to learn more.
Yearbooks are on sale for the final time this year. We have a limited number of copies remaining for pre-order.
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 are participating in the college-level drawing and painting experience. Click on the headline to learn more.