Meramec Elementary has been selected as a 2016 Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) School Foodservice Role Model for its efforts to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables within its school community. Click on the headline to learn more.
After weeks of clues and mounting anticipation, Meramec Elementary students learned on Jan. 9 the title of book they will be reading with their families during the next month as part of Meramec’s One School, One Book initiative: Charlotte’s Web. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary students have been learning this month about the hope and goodwill that can be achieved when a group of people work together toward a common cause. This learning took place in anticipation of the Dec. 16 visit by Clayton resident and local author Carol Swartout Klein. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary School students and staff have shown this year that they are up for the MyPlate Challenge! The school, led by Nurse Caren Etling, is working its way through the different food challenges, which encourage healthy eating and physical activity. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
New this school year, elementary students across the District are spending time each week specifically dedicated to exploring their own interests and ideas. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
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.
The MAP Grade-Level assessment score reports have been released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Any student who attended a Clayton school during the 2015-2016 school year and was in third through eighth grade will receive his/her report at his/her home address. Reports will be mailed by Sept. 30, 2016.
Pierson was sworn-in as a Board director on Aug. 31 and will fill this role until his term expires in April. Click on the headline to learn about the process.
The School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge again this school year, which is an initiative developed in 2015 to ensure all students have access to a library card. The District is participating in the program through the St. Louis County Library (SLCL) to give students access to the SLCL’s wealth of materials, including books, eBooks and databases. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton and all of Clayton's schools K-12 have been ranked as some of Missouri's best schools in a new ranking by Niche K-12, a website that provides reviews and insights from students, parents and professionals about neighborhoods, cities and K-12 and higher education institutions. Click on the headline to learn more.