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    It's Harvest Day for Environmental Science Students

    Clayton High School AP Environmental Science students harvested their gardens on Monday, Nov. 21, and learned how their cold weather crops, such as radishes and arugula, fared in their experiment this semester. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Juniors Invest in Alma Mater Through Tutoring Program

    Two Clayton High School juniors are giving back this school year to a school that gave them so much. Chenny Lee and Eunice Shin decided they wanted to support the international families who have found their home at Glenridge by creating an afterschool tutoring program. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Students and Staff Participate in Suicide Prevention Training

    Suicide was the second leading cause of death for people age 15-34 in 2015, according to the CDC. CHS is working to combat that number this school year by training every student and staff member in the Signs of Suicide prevention program. Click on the headline to learn more.

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    Newest Class of Seniors Inducted into National Honor Society

    Twenty-six Clayton High School seniors were inducted into the CHS chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) on Monday, Nov. 14. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

    Four Clayton High School seniors signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level this fall during a special ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Juniors Partner with District to Showcase Programs Through Video

    Juniors Thomas Wagner and Tennyson Thomas are working with the District this school year for a new partnership that will provide them with valuable videography experience while showcasing the different programs and events taking place across the District. Click on the headline to learn more and watch their first video.

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    Five Seniors Earn Perfect Scores on ACT

    Five Clayton High School seniors have earned a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam. Jiayi (Tiger) Chen, Nicholas Lee, Jonah Mendelson, Harry Rubin and Emily Sharp each scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. Click on the headline to learn more.

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    Students Use Strategy, Military Force During Roman Risk

    Clayton High School students used their wits, their persuasive skills and their military forces to defeat their rivals during a friendly game of Roman Risk on Thursday, Oct. 13. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • District Completes Lead Testing

    The School District of Clayton completed lead testing in all of its buildings this fall. Testing, and follow-up testing on the only faucet that exceeded levels in its initial test, did not find any instances of lead levels exceeding the District’s 10 ppb action limit. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Our Commitment to Student Safety

    Superintendent Sean Doherty wrote to parents and staff this morning about student safety. Click the headline to read the letter.

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  • Important Safety Update from Clayton High School

    A Clayton High School student was found to be in possession of a weapon at school on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Click the headline to read the safety update that was sent to CHS students, parents and staff.

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  • Clayton Schools Ranked Fourth in Nation

    The School District of Clayton has been ranked as the fourth best school district in the nation on the latest ranking released by Niche K-12, in addition to top state rankings for each of its schools. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Board Approves Final Extension of Voluntary Student Transfer Program

    At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Journalism Program Earns Two Top National Awards

    Clayton High School seniors Camille Respess and Ellie Tomasson, 2016 graduate Alex Bernard and the Globe Newsmagazine recently were awarded high school journalism’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize: the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Brasler Prize. Additionally, the Globe earned the NSPA Pacemaker Award, which is the highest award given to an overall publication in scholastic journalism. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Globe Newsmagazine Earns Host of Kudos from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

    The Clayton High School Globe Newsmagazine and several of its staffers have been honored with prestigious awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Picture Re-Take Day Is October 25

    Picture retake day is October 25 in the auditorium. If you weren't photographed the first time around just go to the auditorium during a fee period or during lunch and get your picture taken.

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Good morning CHS! Today is Tuesday, December 6th.  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:


Come hear the CHS Orchestras at their Winter Concert Wednesday, December 7th at 7:30pm in the CHS auditorium.  The Concert Orchestra will be playing an exciting and beautiful piece entitled Battalia.  The Symphonic Orchestra will be playing the gorgeous Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 3 as well as the Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 featuring CHS Senior Hava Polinsky as the violin soloist.  We hope to see you there!

On Wednesday morning, December 7, Dr. Hoelscher and Mr. Ryan will continue "post-election dialogues" in room 121 at 7:30 am.  Young Republicans, Politics club, teachers and those interested in continuing the conversation are invited to attend.  This is not a political debate, rather, our goal to to create an opportunity for civil dialogue and understanding.  

The Social Studies Department and STUGO are asking you to lighten your pockets and purses by donating some spare change or dollars to the cause of purchasing Christmas presents for the Ville Collaborative, a neighborhood improvement agency working in north St. Louis.  The money raised will be used to purchase clothes and toys to give to the families so that they can give their children these items for Christmas.  This will be happening in your Social Studies classes Monday thru Thursday of this week.  You may also donate in the Activities Office, the Library, and the Social Studies Office.

Please bring in like-new or gently used books to the library this week to add to the CHS Holiday Book Cart.  Students and faculty will be able to take a free book from the cart to give as a gift to a family member or friend this holiday season.  So bring in gently used books today and tomorrow and starting December 8th through December 21st stop by the library to select a book from the holiday cart to give to a friend or family member.   The best gift to give is the gift of a good book!:)



Attention AP science students:

If anyone is interested in joining science fair mentor club, please come to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Dec 6 in room 230.  We will be meeting with Ms. Hwande and Mr. Kearney from the elementary schools and talking about the plan for the next few months.  This is a great Volunteer Opportunity and it is a lot of fun!  Also, please sign-up on the board outside of room 226, or see Emily Sharp, Akansha Goel, Alhan Seyyad, or Mrs. Falkoff for more details.  Hope to see you then!

STUGO will have its monthly meeting Wednesday during 5th hour in room 104.  Any members who cannot attend should let Mr. Aiello or Mr. Cochran know.

Namaste everyone! The most popular club is back this week! Indian Culture will be this Thursday at 7:40 am in room 140! Everyone is invited, you do NOT have to be Indian to come! There will be indian food, I repeat, there will be indian food. Contact Natasha Jain-Poster, Ashliegh Williams, Akansha Goehl, or Olivia Reuter for any questions. See you on Thursday!!

Medical Club will meet this Friday, December 9th at 7:30am in room 208 to organize the details of our holiday service project.

The Robotics Team will be having a donut sale this Thursday before school at the front and Greyhound entrances as well as the commons. 1 dollar, 1 donut! Don't miss out!


Here is today’s athletic schedule:

And Happy birthday today to:

Jody Lin

And Anya Rosener

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