Clayton High School students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to begin a new grade level and start their next chapter in Clayton. Students enjoyed getting to know their teachers and classmates while settling into their new routine for the 2015-2016 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.
Incoming freshmen, along with students in grades 10-12 who are new to Clayton High School this year, participated in orientations on Monday, Aug. 10. The purpose of the orientations is to ensure students have a smooth transition to their new school. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Incoming seniors (from left) Xuechun Qian, Matthew De la Paz, Madeleine Goedegebuure and Saori Tomatsu spent six weeks this summer carrying out intensive science research through the prestigious Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students taking American Government this summer participated in a mock job fair on Wednesday, June 17, as part of their study of how the laws passed by Congress are carried out by the government. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School Summer Academy students enrolled in Academic Foundations combined their learning in math and science on Wednesday, June 17, through a series of hands-on activities. Using graphing calculators and a motion sensor, the students worked in small groups to mimic a graph of time and motion through their own motions. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Recent Clayton High School graduate Gwyneth Henke was honored by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights with the Robert F. Kennedy High School Journalism Award in the High School Print category during a special ceremony this month at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Support the Greyhounds by registering for the fourth annual Greyhound Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 3. Click the headline to learn more.
As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.
Clayton High School’s Globe Newsmagazine recently received the highest possible critique rating from the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) - the All-American rating. The Globe also earned marks of distinction in coverage, writing, editing, photography and editorial leadership. Click on the headline to learn more.
In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.
Clayton High School musicians had a strong showing at this year’s Missouri State High School Activities Association’s (MSHSAA) State Solo and Small Ensemble competition on May 2. Click the headline to view the students and their achievements.
Clayton High School has been ranked second among the best high schools in Missouri and first among the state’s non-selective high schools in U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of Best High Schools. CHS is ranked 124th nationally based on state proficiency standards and how well it prepares students for college. Click on the headline to learn more.