Twenty-eight Clayton High School seniors were inducted into the CHS chapter of the National Honor Society on Monday, Nov. 10. A panel of CHS faculty members selected the students for this honor based on their outstanding character, academic achievement, leadership and service. Click on the headline to learn more and view the list of inductees.
The National Scholastic Press Association has once again honored journalists at Clayton High School for their writing, graphic design and photography skills. The Globe has earned high school journalism’s oldest and most prestigious prize: the Pacemaker Award. In addition, five Globe journalists and the CHS literary magazine, The WORKS, were honored. Click the headline to learn more.
Established St. Louis artist Barbara Holtz paid a visit to Clayton High School on Wednesday, Dec. 10, to talk with art students and share her work with them. Holtz, who is the grandmother of a CHS student and will soon celebrate her 90th birthday, shared with the students her words of wisdom about art and life. Click the headline to view photos.
Using the culinary skills and knowledge gained this semester, teams of Culinary Arts 1 students battled it out in a friendly Iron Chef Challenge on Monday, Dec. 15. The Clayton High School students had only their class period to cook and plate an entrée or dessert using the secret ingredient – maple syrup. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Twenty-three Clayton High School musicians were honored following their auditions for the All-State Band and Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 6, in Columbia, Mo. The group resulted in the largest All-State contingent from CHS in school history. Click on the headline to view the list of students.
The St. Louis County Department of Health has asked school districts to remind parents about the occurrence of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough,” and the precautions necessary to avoid passing along the illness to other children. Click on the headline for more information.
Clayton High School freshman Brooke Terry recently joined COCA (Center of Creative Arts) Executive Director Kelly Pollock for a presentation at the National Council on the Arts in Washington, D.C., which serves as the advisory body for the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). Pollock spoke to the group about COCA’s innovative programs, including its Pre-Professional Division funded by the NEA. Terry is currently a pre-professional student at COCA.
Nine Clayton High School seniors were named Semifinalists and 10 were named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Click the headline to learn more.
Seniors. If you have not had a senior picture taken at the studio, you have one last chance to have one taken for inclusion in the yearbook. Cilento will be in the auditorium on Oct 7 from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM. No appointment is necessary. Just bring something nice to wear, show up during a free period, and have your picture taken. No sitting fee or purchase is required.
The Globe Newsmagazine has been nominated for the prestigious Pacemaker Award through the National Scholastic Newspaper Association (NSPA). The newsmagazine is one of 10 finalists in the nation. Click the headline to learn more.
The CHS Globe was awarded with an All-American ranking by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). To earn an All-American ranking, a publication must score more than 3,200 points. The Globe earned 4,050 points. Click the headline to learn more.