Clayton High School junior Camille Respess is one of 10 finalists in the 2016 New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) High School Investigative Journalism Contest. Click on the headline to learn more.
CHS seniors (from left) Gabrielle Choo-Kang, Omkar Venkatesh, Elizabeth Wolfgram and Sarah Widder each earned a perfect score on either the ACT or SAT this school year. Click on the headline to learn more.
Twenty-five elementary, middle and high school parents met several times throughout February and March to share their parenting challenges and joys and to enhance their own parenting strategies through the District’s Love and Logic Parenting Workshop. Click the headline to learn more.
The Mayor's Youth Advisory Council is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students in Social Studies Teacher Sam Harned’s classes visited London on Tuesday, March 29, to view paintings by Manet, Monet, Renoir and Gauguin, all without leaving the comfort of their classroom. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School sophomores took part in an in-school field trip to learn and explore the essentials of the Vietnam War at Clayton High School’s 12th annual Vietnam Day on Friday, March 17. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School juniors Tiger Chen, Nicholas Lee, Claire Millett, Alhan Sayyed, Auriann Sehi, Helen Tomasson and Ashleigh Williams have been selected to participate in the University of Missouri – St. Louis’ (UMSL) Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program this summer. Click on the headline to learn more.
As students are preparing their summer reading lists this spring, the School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge, 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.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked Clayton High School fourth in Missouri, 401st nationally and 47th nationally for STEM on its 2016 Best High Schools ranking. The publication reviewed 28,561 U.S. public high schools and ranked schools based on a four-step process. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton High School Chess Team had an impressive showing at the 2016 Missouri State Chess Championships held on Saturday, March 19, in Columbia, Missouri. The CHS team earned sixth place in the Ninth Grade and Under competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
CHS ninth-grader Lenny Chen is one of only 500 students from across the country to advance to the United States of America Junior Mathematics Olympiad. Lenny will take part in the two-day, nine-hour exam on April 19-20. Click on the headline to learn more.
Twenty-eight members of Clayton High School’s newspaper, yearbook and photojournalism staffs earned awards from the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association at its annual J-Day conference at the University of Missouri – Columbia on Wednesday, April 6. Click on the headline for the list of students.
For 52 years, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A" Student Program has rewarded students for academic excellence. Each "A" Student will receive one voucher to be redeemed for two St. Louis Cardinals tickets during the 2016 season. Click on the headline for more information.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL NOT RUN THE WEEK OF APRIL 25TH DUE TO EOC TESTING.
Attention Students currently in AP classes:
We have held three pre-administration sessions, if you did not attend and have registered to take an AP exam you must attend one of the remaining sessions. In this session you will be completing the identifying information on your first AP exam answer sheet, and you will receive information pertaining to your AP exam. There are only two sessions left, you MUST attend ONE of these sessions. Please bring a sharpened #2 pencil. This information needs to be completed before you take your first AP exam.
The remaining dates are as follows:
Friday, April 22nd
Wednesday, April 27th
All sessions start at 7:45 am in the Auditorium
Time to hit the runway! The Spring 2016 Fashion show "WILD" will be held on Saturday, April 30th; food and silent auction starts at 7 (which features gift cards to local restaurants and a signed David Backes bobblehead) and the show starts at 8. Come support your friends as they walk the catwalk in student created designs and looks submitted from local stores. Tickets go on sale the week of the 25th; $5.00 for students, $10.00 for adults and $15 for VIP (front row seats and a swag bag). Portion of the proceeds will benefit "Athletes for Animals" the charity supported by David Backes, captain of your St. Louis Blues. See you on the runway!
The following colleges will be visiting CHS next week:
Monmouth College at 9:06
Murray State University at 9:06
Furman University at 9:57
The Clayton High School students who earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during 1st semester have earned free St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets through the ‘A’ Student program hosted by the Cardinals and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Please see the list outside the Main Office.
Ticket vouchers for those who are on the list can be picked up from Mrs. Hosenfelt in the Main Office.
STUGO is still raising money for the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight by selling t-shirts. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Compton, Mr. Werner, or Mr. Kleinberg. T-shirts are $5.00.
Do you ever wonder what you are supposed to do with these? [Hold up letters] The school store now is selling letter jackets and sweaters! There is also other merchandise that can be purchased online. Check out the website listed below for details!
Check it out. Letterman jackets are considered heirloom purchases. You buy them one time and keep them forever! You see alums come back all the time to a homecoming game, proudly wearing their letter jackets! Don't be left out. Buy your jacket or sweater today!
STUGO will host a blood drive on Tuesday, May 3rd from 10:00 am - 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Come by the nurse’s office to see if you are eligible to donate! Everyone who participates gets a free t-shirt!
SENIORS -- Want to help select which students from your class will speak at your graduation? Sign up to evaluate the Commencement Speaker Auditions. All you need to do is pick up a yellow form from the Main Office, Activities Office, or Room 40, fill it out, and turn it in to Mr. Seiwell. Sign ups are due April 28th.
Link Crew is CHS's leadership and mentoring program that develop upperclassmen leaders and provide mentoring to the Class of 2020. If you are a positive role model, enthusiastic, possess strong communication skills, and are willing to lead others and take risks, Link Crew is looking for you! Current sophomores and juniors can get a orange Link Crew application in the hallway or see Mr. Verby, Ms. Hamilton, Mr. Gladstone, or Ms. Lehnhoff-Bell. Completed applications are due no later than 3:05 on Monday May 2nd. Apply for Link Crew today!
Scholar Bowl team members who are interested in competing in the sectional tournament should contact Mr Glossenger immediately for information about the tournament next week. See him in room 132 or the social studies office.
Anyone interested in cheerleading next fall should attend an information meeting on Wednesday, May 4 after school in Stuber Health room B.
Clayton Football is on the rise! If you are interested in joining the football program, there will be an informational meeting tonight at 6:30 for parents in the commons. See Coach Gladstone for any football inquiries.
Here is today’s athletic schedule:
Thursday, April 21
3:40 PM Boys Varsity Golf Parkway Central Home
4:00 PM Boys Junior Varsity Golf Whitfield @ Whitmoor CC Away
4:00 PM Girls Junior Varsity Soccer Affton Away
4:15 PM Boys Varsity Tennis CBC Away
4:15 PM Boys Junior Varsity Tennis CBC Home
4:15 PM Girls Varsity Lacrosse Francis Howell Central High School Home
5:30 PM Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse Francis Howell Central High School Home
6:00 PM Girls Varsity Soccer Affton Away
And Happy birthday today to:
And Colin Greis