U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced on Tuesday, Sept. 29, that Ralph M. Captain Elementary has been named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School. This award recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School sophomores have been checking out more than just books from the school’s library this month; they’re also checking out a traveling exhibition currently making its home in the library’s Idea Lab. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School seniors are learning about the fundamentals of plant science this semester by spending time in the CHS greenhouse during their Plant Research course with Science Teacher Sally Lazaroff. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary has a new creative outlet for its students this school year that teaches them to make real world connections with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Click on the headline to learn more about the Glenridge Makerspace STEM Lab and view photos from first project of the school year.
Seventeen Wydown Middle School students had the opportunity to make valuable cultural connections to what they have learned in their Chinese classes during a nine-day trip to China this summer. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
One beginning-of-the-school-year activity at Meramec Elementary has quickly become an annual school tradition for students and staff. For the third year in a row, Meramec Counselor Anthony Henderson is visiting every classroom in the building to read and discuss a book with students. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.