Captain Elementary recently hosted a visit from Caldecott Medal winning author and illustrator Dan Santat. Click on the headline to learn more.
Captain Elementary first-grade students and parents learned the reading strategies for becoming “Super Readers” during the First-Grade Literacy Night on Oct. 4. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Fifth-grade teachers took part in a unique professional development opportunity on Monday, Sept. 18, when the District hosted renowned historian and author Dr. Carol Berkin. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Captain Elementary students, parents and staff took part in the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, when the path of the historic coast-to-coast eclipse crossed the St. Louis region. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
aptain Elementary Librarian Tom Bober has accepted an appointment to the 2019 Caldecott Award Committee. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton’s Board of Education approved the 2017 tax rate at its Sept. 27 meeting. The residential rate will decrease from $3.8423 to $3.6494, while the commercial rate will fall from $4.3583 to $4.1682. Click the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton has been ranked as the fourth best school district in the nation for the second consecutive year on Niche K-12's 2018 rankings, in addition to top state rankings for each of its schools. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
The Wydown Middle School Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Orchestra and the ViBravo String Ensemble received top honors for their performances at Worlds of Fun’s Festival of Music competition in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 13-14. Click the headline to learn more, and view the list of student performers.
Captain Elementary fifth-grader Kipp Vitsky has earned third place and fifth-graders Sawyer Roesch and Leah Stohler were named finalists in the fourth- and fifth-grade category of the 2017 Law Day Essay Contest sponsored by the Missouri NEA Public Relations Committee and the Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section. Click on the headline to learn more.