Clayton High School

  • CHS Supports Food Drive at a Ferguson-Florissant Elementary School

    After learning that Commons Lane Elementary School in the Ferguson-Florissant School District was struggling to collect enough canned goods and other food items in its annual holiday food drive for its students and families in need, Clayton High School students and staff decided to step in and help. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Senior Signs Letter of Intent

    Clayton High School senior Jake Brown has signed a letter of intent to continue his football and baseball career at the collegiate level. Brown will play both sports when he attends Amherst College this fall. Brown was a four-year member of the CHS varsity football and baseball teams during his time as a Greyhound. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Student Honored for Her Self-Expression

    Clayton High School freshman Jess Kagan has earned second place in the creative writing category of the Walgreens Expressions Challenge for her poem, “Mirror on the Wall.” The contest tasked students ages 14-18 in the St. Louis area to find creative ways to express themselves on topics related to overall health and well-being. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Clayton High School Advances in International Debate Contest

    Three Clayton High School students have advanced to the “Top 32” round of the Bickel & Brewer/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF). CHS’ team, comprised of sophomore Marysia Hyrc, junior Omkar Venkatesh and senior Jake Tarr, is eligible to win a $10,000 grand prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City in May. Click on the headline to
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  • CHS Hosts International Teachers of English

    Clayton High School welcomed eight international teachers of English on Friday, Jan. 23, during their visit to St. Louis through the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Hosted locally by the World Affairs Council, the teachers visited several schools in the region to learn about the educational system in the U.S. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Journalism Teacher Named “Rising Star” by Journalism Education Association

    Clayton High School Journalism Teacher Erin Castellano has been named one of the Journalism Education Association’s (JEA) 11 “2015 Rising Stars.” The distinction honors scholastic journalism advisers from across the country who have less than six years of experience but have already begun to establish themselves in the field. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • State to Offer ACT at No Cost to All 11th-Grade Students

    The State of Missouri will offer the ACT to all 11th-grade students this spring as part of the Missouri Assessment Program. All juniors enrolled in Missouri public schools are required to participate in the statewide ACT® Plus Writing. Eleventh-graders who attend a private school or are home schooled are eligible to take the ACT in the District in which they live at no cost. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • FAFSA Line by Line Completion Workshop

    When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Place: CHS Library

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  • Supporting the College Process for Juniors and their Parents

    Juniors and their parents are invited to a informational meeting on the college process and support offered through the counseling office. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. We will discuss what we are doing with your son/daughter and what you should be doing at home!

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  • Globe Newsmagazine Earns Seventh Nomination for Gold Crown Award

    The Clayton High School Globe Newsmagazine has been nominated for the 2015 Gold Crown Award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) through Columbia University in New York. This is the seventh time the Globe has been nominated for the award. The publication previously has earned one Gold Crown and five Silver Crowns. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Tips for Cold Weather

    Winter has officially arrived, and that means cold temperatures and even colder wind chills. Click on the headline for a few tips to consider as you prepare your children for school, particularly on those cold winter mornings.

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  • Driver's Ed Dates 2014-2015

    The Winter Session is now full. Driver's Ed information guide for the 2014-2015 school year.

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  • Twenty-Three CHS Musicians Selected for All-State Band and Orchestra

    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.

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  • Important Information about Pertussis

    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.

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  • CHS Freshman Invited to Attend Presentation for National Council on the Arts

    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.

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