Captain Elementary students had a unique opportunity to watch 13 professional artists in action during the school’s Art Demo Day on Wednesday, Nov. 13. From painting and printmaking to weaving and woodworking, students not only saw the artists’ progression from start to finish on previous projects, but they also witnessed the visitors creating art before their eyes. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Meramec Elementary community came together for an evening of art, soup and service during the school’s Empty Bowls Soup Night on Thursday, Nov. 13. The event raised more than $2,200 to benefit Operation Food Search. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The National Scholastic Press Association has once again honored journalists at Clayton High School for their writing, graphic design and photography skills. The Globe has earned high school journalism’s oldest and most prestigious prize: the Pacemaker Award. In addition, five Globe journalists and the CHS literary magazine, The WORKS, were honored. Click the headline to learn more.
The fifth-graders at Glenridge Elementary are taking part in a cross-curricular educational opportunity this fall by using technology to learn about the different body systems in their health class. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
To commemorate American Education Week, Meramec Elementary students invited their grandparents and special friends to Meramec’s annual Special Visitors Day on Nov. 20. Students and their special visitors shared stories about school then and now and discussed the similarities and differences between their elementary school experiences. Click the
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Over the past six weeks, building and District administrators have spent considerable time developing plans to keep school safe in the days that follow the announcement of the Grand Jury’s decision related to the shooting of Michael Brown. Click the headline to read the latest updates.
The St. Louis County Department of Health has asked school districts to remind parents about the occurrence of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough,” and the precautions necessary to avoid passing along the illness to other children. Click on the headline for more information.
The District continues to receive questions about its position on residential tax abatements like the one granted by the City of Clayton to the developers of The Crossing. Click the headline to learn more.
Many parents and community members have sent messages and expressed concern about recent action by the Missouri legislature making it possible for teachers to carry concealed firearms in schools. Click the headline to learn more about this bill and Missouri’s conceal and carry law to understand how this issue is being addressed in the District.
Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.