Clayton High School students and staff achieved great success at the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Tournament held this summer in Overland Park, Kan. Five CHS students competed at the tournament after qualifying during a three-day regional tournament in March. Click on the headline to read the article.
Clayton High School returning students and staff welcomed the school’s new students on Monday, Aug. 11, for Freshman Orientation and New to CHS Orientation in order to ease the students’ transition to a new school year and a new school. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School student Henry Brown was far from poolside this summer. Instead, the CHS junior spent the month of July in Washington, D.C., where, as a Senate Page, he was responsible for delivering bills and amendments, handling correspondence and legislative materials and preparing the chamber for Senate sessions. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to begin a new grade level and start their next chapter in Clayton. Students have enjoyed getting to know their teachers and classmates during the first few days of school while settling into their new routine for the 2014-2015 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first few days of school.
The families of students enrolled in the English Language (EL) program at WMS and CHS attended a special information session hosted by the District on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the St. Louis County Library’s Mid-County branch. Click on the headline to learn more about the event.
CHS students are learning about the fundamentals of plant science this semester by spending time in the CHS greenhouse during their Anatomy, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants course with Science Teacher Sally Lazaroff. The course challenges students to connect their understanding of plants with emerging research on plant science. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School’s 2014 Homecoming is quickly approaching! Homecoming will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning with the Homecoming Parade at 11 a.m. The parade will begin at the back entrance of CHS and conclude at Centene Stadium at Gay Field in time for the kickoff of the Greyhound varsity football game against Ladue High School at noon. Click on the headline for a full list of Homecoming activities.
Clayton High School students and staff will celebrate the variety of cultures represented at their school during World Languages and Cultures Day on Thursday, Sept. 18. Students will speak about their home countries and their experiences living and traveling abroad. The day will culminate with a Potluck dinner. Click on the headline to learn more and RSVP for the potluck dinner.
Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.
In past years, Clayton High School sent home information packets over the summer for every student. These information packets contained emergency contact forms, medical history forms, child demographic forms, policy acceptance forms, along with athletic and other various forms. The purpose of these forms was to collect student data in preparation for the following school year. Beginning this summer, we are happy to announce that the Clayton High School has made these forms available for parents to fill out online. Click on the headline to read more and to access these forms.
Clayton High School junior Mary McGuire has earned third place in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for her photo, “Colorful Walkway.” McGuire's photo will be on display in Congressman William Lacy Clay’s Washington, D.C., office for the next year. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students and Science Teacher Chuck Collis travel to Grand Teton National Park each summer to take part in the CHS Field Research and Conservation course in conjunction with Clayton’s Summer Academy. Click on the headline to watch a video about this course and the learning experience it provides for students.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Homecoming Week
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Homecoming - Sand Volleyball