Nearly 400 Clayton High School students hosted Special School District (SSD) students on Thursday, April 10, for the 24th annual Arts Fair. The 250 SSD students from Litzinger School and Neuwoehner School were paired with “buddies” from CHS who guided them through the day’s arts and crafts activities. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School students and teachers hosted fifth-grade students from across the School District of Clayton on Friday, April 11, for the District’s first-ever Elementary STEM Day. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School junior Leah Shaffer earned two prestigious awards at the 2014 Olivette Photography Show. Shaffer was the recipient of a first place award in the Color Photography category and Best of Show in the student age group. Click on the headline to learn more.
For the eighth year in a row, the Clayton High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Team has been named the state champion in the WYSE Academic Challenge. This year’s CHS WYSE Team earned the top honor by scoring the most possible points – 500 – in the competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School sophomores Lemuel (Lem) Lan, Chinyere (ChiChi) Onwumere and Madelaine (Maddie) O'Reilly-Brown have been selected to represent Clayton High School at the 2014 Missouri Scholars Academy held this June at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School sophomore Julia Trempala was selected to attend the 2014 Missouri Leadership Seminar (MLS) at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo. Click the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School’s musicians in band, choir and orchestra had tremendous success at this year’s Missouri State High School Activities Association’s Large Ensemble Festival and St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association’s District Solo and Small Ensemble Festival. All students who received an Exemplary rating at the District Solo and Small Ensemble Festival will advance to the state festival in May. Click on the headline to view the results.
Three Clayton High School English students have earned awards in the annual Southeast Missouri State University Writing Achievement Awards. Click on the headline to read about the award-winning students.
Five Clayton High School students have qualified for the finals of the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) after successfully flying two raw eggs to an altitude of 825 feet in 49 seconds. The CHS rocket outperformed more than 600 other teams across the country to earn a spot in the top 100 teams invited to the national finals in Washington, D.C., on May 10. Click on the headline to learn more.
Seven Clayton High School students will have their photographs buried in the City of Clayton’s time capsule in celebration of the City’s centennial. The time capsule will be buried in Hanley Park on Clayton Community Day on May 3 at 11 a.m. Click the headline to learn more and view the photos.
For 50 years, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A" Student Program has rewarded students for academic excellence. Students in grades nine through 12 qualify by earning a 3.5 or higher GPA during the first semester. Each "A" student will receive one voucher to be redeemed for two St. Louis Cardinals tickets during the 2014 season. "A" students may see Ms. Exler in the front office to pick up their vouchers. Students should check the Cardinals website for available "A" student dates and redemption information. To see a list of "A" students, click on the headline.
The artwork of Clayton High School ninth-grader Hugo Hoffman earned one of only 16 awards in this year’s St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s Emerson Young Artists’ Showcase. Hoffman’s piece, “Untitled,” won the Joanne Stremsterfer Award and a $50 cash prize. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students nearly swept the competition in the Advanced Division of the 2014 Chemistry Olympiad sponsored by the American Chemical Society, including the top five spots and seven of the 10 honorable mentions awarded. The top five competitors in the Advanced Division will have the opportunity to compete at the National Chemistry Olympiad in April. Click on the headline to learn more.
Dr. Gutchewsky served time in jail on Thursday, April 3, to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Thanks to those of you who donated to his bail. With your help, Dr. Gutchewsky was able to raise more than $2,800 and return to CHS!
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM 2014 Prom
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Flute Choir Concert
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM CHS Choir Concert
6:30 PM CHS PTO Meeting-CHS Library
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM CHS Orchestra Concert
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
4:00 PM May Fair
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Senior Showcase
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Senior Showcase
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Board of Education Retreat
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Night of Bands
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CHS Annual Awards Ceremony