Clayton High School’s Class of 2017 celebrated its accomplishments over the past 13 years and prepared for new challenges and successes during its commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 1, at Chaifetz Arena. Click the headline to learn more, and view photos.
As part of a community outreach project, Captain Elementary students, parents and teachers hosted a series of fundraisers throughout the second semester to raise funds for chemo care kits for children undergoing cancer treatment. Click the headline to learn more, and view photos.
Wydown Middle School eighth-grade Engineering Models I students worked throughout the fourth quarter to produce an intricate model of one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history, the Boeing 727. Click the headline to learn more, and view photos.
Representative Steve Lynch (R-122) visited Debra Wiens’ AP American Government class to personally thank the students for their role in helping pass the Good Samaritan 9-1-1 Bill (called Bailey and Cody’s Law). Click the headline to learn more.
CHS won big at the inaugural St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards at the Fox Theater on May 28. Click the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton and its Parent Advisory Council of Children with Educational Diversity (PAC.ED) celebrated nine outstanding staff members for their commitment to inclusion in Clayton’s schools at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 24. Click the headline to learn more, and view photos.
The MAP grade-level assessment score reports have been released by DESE. Students in third through fifth grade, who attended a Clayton school during the 2016-2017 school year, will receive their score report at their home address. Reports will be mailed by July 31, 2017.
Tarita Rhimes has been appointed to serve as the assistant principal at Wydown Middle School. Click the headline to learn more.
Dr. Kashina Bell has been appointed to serve as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. Bell replaces Dr. Greg Batenhorst, who is leaving the District at the end of the school year to serve as Superintendent of the Mt. Vernon Community School District in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Click the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School juniors Erin Kotzvauer and Tong Zhao were two of five students from the St. Louis region who qualified for the American Chemical Society’s National Chemistry Olympiad, and Tong finished first in the region. Click the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School has been ranked third (up from fourth last year) in Missouri and second among non-selective high schools in U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools 2017. Click on the headline to learn more.