Throughout the month of September, students across the District will have the opportunity to try locally grown corn, zucchini, peaches and watermelon in their school’s cafeteria. The local produce is part of an ongoing effort by the District’s food service provider, Chartwells, to provide Clayton students with fresh food from their area. Click on the headline to read the article.
Glenridge Elementary students have been immersed in African culture this month through a dance program led by Diadie Bathily, founder and artistic director of Afriky Lolo. For more than 10 years, the program has been teaching Glenridge students the basic movement of West African dance while incorporating lessons in African geography, language and culture. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
CHS students are learning about the fundamentals of plant science this semester by spending time in the CHS greenhouse during their Anatomy, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants course with Science Teacher Sally Lazaroff. The course challenges students to connect their understanding of plants with emerging research on plant science. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
You’re invited to join in this year’s Clayton High School Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Sept. 27! The Homecoming Parade will begin at the back entrance of Clayton High School at 11 a.m. and will conclude at Centene Stadium at Gay Field in time for the kickoff of the Greyhound varsity football game against Ladue High School at noon. Click on the headline for more details.
The School District of Clayton welcomed more than 60 Clayton community members and students at its annual Clayton Connection Bingo Night on Sept. 16. Attendees enjoyed dinner and socializing with Clayton High School Student Government members prior to playing several enjoyable rounds of Bingo. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
The School District of Clayton has begun the rollout of its new visual identity system for the District and its six schools in conjunction with the start of the 2014-2015 school year. The new logos and school colors are visible on each school’s website and will be incorporated into each school community throughout the year. Click on the headline to learn more and view the new logos and colors.
On Monday, June 30, the School District of Clayton Board of Education voted to accept the enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year of students residing within the jurisdiction of the Normandy Schools Collaborative who attended the School District of Clayton during the 2013-2014 school year in accordance with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) “Operating Policy for Transfers from the Normandy Schools Collaborative” dated June 26, 2014. Click on the headline to learn more.
Fifth-grade students and their teachers from across the School District of Clayton spent the day together on Friday, April 11, for the District’s first-ever Elementary STEM Day. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
The CHS Robotics Team, the Robohounds, is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championships, an impressive feat for only a second-year team. After concerns about raising the $5,000 needed for the competition's entry fee, the Clayton Education Foundation surprised the team on March 12 with a check covering the entire cost. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Clayton Alumni Association and Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Inductees and Distinguished Educators to the Clayton Alumni Hall of Fame. Click the headline for more details.
The School District of Clayton is pleased to announce that Dr. Sean N. Doherty has been selected as the District’s next Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Dr. Doherty is currently the principal of Ralph M. Captain Elementary School. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton has entered into a contract to sell the Maryland School property to Love Investment Company (Love). Click on the headline to learn more and review some Frequently Asked Questions about the sale.
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Tax Rate Hearing and Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting