Seven Clayton High School students have been selected to join the 12th class of the region’s Cultural Leadership program. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School Art Teacher Chris Vodicka and art students Emma Ebeling, Lizzy Mills and Maddy Vaughn attended an invitation-only talk by photographer and CHS alum Michael Eastman (’65) on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton welcomed more than 30 community members to the Clayton High School Commons for its annual Clayton Connection Bingo Night on Thursday, Sept. 15. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School senior Claire Millett was honored among 54 of her peers from across St. Louis County at the County’s annual Outstanding Student Leadership Conference held on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Click on the headline to learn more.
The 13 members of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) for the 2016-2017 school year were announced at the joint meeting of the Board of Education and the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Click on the headline to learn more.
Seven incoming seniors at Clayton High School joined more than 90 of the area’s best and brightest high school students this summer for the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program housed at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Click on the headline to learn more.
Congratulations to the 13 Clayton High School seniors who have been named Semifinalists and 13 who were named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Click on the headline to view the list of students.
Clayton High School Journalism Teacher Marci Pieper has been selected as one of eight educators in the nation to receive the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) 2016 Pioneer Award. This award is the highest designation the NSPA bestows on journalism educators. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School seniors Camille Respess and Ellie Tomasson and 2016 graduate Alex Bernard have been named finalists in the Feature Story of the Year contest through the National Scholastic Press Association. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School has been ranked first in Missouri and 42nd in the nation on Newsweek’s list of America’s Top High Schools 2016. Click on the headline to learn more.
Pierson was sworn-in as a Board director on Aug. 31 and will fill this role until his term expires in April. Click on the headline to learn about the process.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently released the 2016 ACT scores. Clayton High School’s 2016 ACT score report represents an increase from last year’s scores on each individual subject-based test and a one-point increase on the overall composite score. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge again this school year, which is an initiative developed in 2015 to ensure all students have access to a library card. The District is participating in the program through the St. Louis County Library (SLCL) to give students access to the SLCL’s wealth of materials, including books, eBooks and databases. Click on the headline to learn more.
Good morning CHS! Today is Wednesday, September 21st. 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:
Today is the LAST DAY to purchase tickets for the Homecoming Dance! Mr. Boswell will be selling tickets in the Commons during all lunch periods. Tickets are $10 each and you must go to Room 8 to get a No Fines pass before purchasing. TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD THURSDAY, FRIDAY, OR AT THE DANCE! TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO BUY YOUR TICKET!
Want to win more points for your class this homecoming week and help raise money for a good cause? Donate your change in your team's bucket during lunch periods to help raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Buckets can be found at the school store.
Help feed the hungry AND win homecoming points! Bring in canned food items and place them in your class bin in the commons. The class who brings in the most canned goods will win homecoming points.
Juniors and Sophomores – Registration for the PSAT started on Monday, September 12th and will continue until Friday, September 30th. Please bring your registration forms to the counseling office. This test is optional for sophomores and recommended for juniors.
The following colleges will be visiting CHS:
9:57 - Dominican University
10:54 - Southern Methodist University
11:45 - University of Pennsylvania
12:36 - Washington University
1:27 - University of Iowa
2:18 - Grinnell College
9:06 - Seton Hall University
9:57 - Johns Hopkins University
10:54 - Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities
1:27 - Monmouth College
2:18 - University of Missouri, St. Louis
8:50 - University of Colorado, Boulder
9:25 - Knox College
10:04 - Univ. of Notre Dame
10:39 - DePaul University
11:49 - Yale University
Attention SOPHOMORES! Our homecoming shirts are in! Stop by Mr. Boswell's office in the commons to purchase a t-shirt for $15, or pick-up your pre-order! T-Shirts will be sold before school Monday through Wednesday, during 4th and 5th hour, or after school.
Want to know what a Nephrologist or an Otolaryngologist or an Ophthalmologist does? If so, then Medical Club is for you. We will meet this Friday at 7:30am in room 208. Our plans include getting CPR certified, guest speakers, a field trip to observe surgery and some community service. Have questions see Nicole Beliz or Mrs. Jacus.
Do you want to try a new sport in a relaxed, non-competitive environment? Do you want to play a sport the US holds more olympic gold medals in than any other country? Rugby club is the place for you! No experience required, just a positive attitude. Our first informational meeting will be at 7:30 AM on Friday, September 23rd in room 106.
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" Join the CHS Social Justice Club every Monday morning at 7:30 in Room 107 if you want to help make a difference. Contact Aurianna Sehi or Brooke Jones with any questions.
Don’t forget that the Mock Trial team is seeking new members! Informational Meetings will be held this Thursday at 3:15 pm and Friday at 7:30 am. Both meetings are in Room 40. Please see Mr. Seiwell with any questions.
This Thursday the Asian Student Association will be having a meeting watch an episode of a Chinese show, and plan some events for this year. The meeting will be at 7:40 in room 205. Real donuts will be served. If you have any questions, contact Sophie Barnes or Shruti Sharma
Missed the Science Bowl meeting last week? No need to worry, come to this week's meeting at 7:20 am tomorrow in Mr. Bergeron's room.
See you all tomorrow morning!
Here's why YOU should join the CLAYTON-IN-CHINA trip this June! You'll discover that . . .
China is very safe;
One billion Chinese people do not look, think, speak or act alike;
Weird East-West connections make it an amusing place;
The food is to die for;
Charming "old China" is losing out to intriguing "new China"; and
You'll never truly GET China until you GO to China!
Come explore what it's all about on September 29th at 6:30 p.m. in Room 144. This meeting is for all students going on the trip as well as those interested in joining. Only three spots remain! For questions, contact Ms. Zhang or Mrs. Wiens.
Students and staff coming to Gay Field for the homecoming bonfire and football game are encouraged to carpool as parking will be limited. Go hounds!
Here is today’s athletic schedule:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
4:15 - Girls Freshman BLUE Volleyball vs. Pattonville HOME
4:30 - Girls Freshman ORANGE Volleyball @ Orchard Farm Away
5:00 - Boys Varsity Soccer CYC Tournament AWAY
And Happy birthday today to: