Kindergarten parents at Captain Elementary are taking advantage of a unique experience this school year to learn firsthand with their children at school. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Every class at Glenridge Elementary is spending an hour this week learning the language of coding in conjunction with one of the largest annual worldwide learning events: The Hour of Code. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Five Wydown Middle School students met on Tuesday, Nov. 29, to discuss the 23 books they committed themselves to reading this fall as Reader-Selectors for the Missouri Association of School Librarians’ Truman Readers Award. Click on the headline to learn more.
Parents and staff at Captain Elementary are taking part in a shared learning experience this school year through a book study on “Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People,” written by Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Two Clayton High School juniors are giving back this school year to a school that gave them so much. Chenny Lee and Eunice Shin decided they wanted to support the international families who have found their home at Glenridge by creating an afterschool tutoring program. 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.
Suicide was the second leading cause of death for people age 15-34 in 2015, according to the CDC. CHS is working to combat that number this school year by training every student and staff member in the Signs of Suicide prevention program. Click on the headline to learn more.
The state of Missouri will offer the ACT to all 11th-grade students this spring as part of the Missouri Assessment Program. Eleventh-graders who attend a private school or are home schooled are eligible to take the ACT in the district in which they live at no cost. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
Filing for the 2017 Board of Education election will open on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at 8 a.m. and continues through Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at 5 p.m. Candidates must file in person at the School District of Clayton Admin. Center located at #2 Mark Twain Circle. The terms of BOE President Kristin Redington, Vice President Lily Raymond and Director Gary Pierson will expire in April 2017. Click the headline to learn more about filing to run for the BOE.
The School District of Clayton recently commissioned Business Information Services, LLC, to conduct a long-term, comprehensive demographics study of the District’s community to project future population changes and potential residential enrollment scenarios for the District. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton is projected to earn an estimated $58,736 this year while improving its energy efficiency with help from the Ameren Missouri BizSavers program. Click on the headline to learn more.