The artwork of four Clayton High School students has been accepted into the St. Louis Artists' Guild’s Young Artists' Showcase. This highly competitive show is open to any high school student within a 150-mile radius of the Artists' Guild and is one of the largest high school shows in the region. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School sophomore Hava Polinsky will lead the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra as its co-concertmaster and featured violinist at its next concert on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. at Powell Hall. As the winner of this year’s St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, Polinsky will perform her entire concerto with the Youth Orchestra during the concert. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Wydown Theatre Company impressed audiences with its spring musical, “Shrek The Musical,” on March 5-7. More than 120 Wydown Middle School students and staff members took part in the production, which is based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture “Shrek,” and the book “Shrek!” written by William Steig. Click on the headline to view photos.
Captain Elementary students in third through fifth grade and Glenridge Elementary students in second through fifth grade are partnering with Clayton High School students this school year to research and develop science projects for the District’s Science Fair on March 28. Through the Science Project Mentor Club, the students meet with their partners after school nearly every week in the science classroom of their respective elementary schools. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Meramec Elementary community gathered on Thursday, Feb. 26, for African American History Night, a special celebration highlighting the impact of African culture on the U.S. and the important work of African American individuals throughout history. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
For the past four years, the Wydown Middle School community has come together for a week of fun, games and camaraderie in the name of helping others. Give Back Week, held Feb. 17-20 this year, culminates with Give Back Night for Wydown students and their families. This year's efforts raised $5,700 for those in need. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Clayton High School ProStart Culinary Team placed fourth in the state out of 22 teams at this year’s Missouri ProStart Invitational held on Feb. 20 in Springfield, Mo. The team’s fourth-place finish is its best showing in the team’s three-year history. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary is partnering with St. Louis Bicycle Works to host a bicycle drive on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at the school, located at 400 South Meramec Ave. Community members are encouraged to donate adult- and child-size bicycles to benefit individuals across the St. Louis area. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton residents and District parents Jenaro Centeno, Amy S. Rubin and David H. Robb have filed for the two available seats on the District’s Board of Education. The School District of Clayton’s Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) Council has prepared a Voters’ Guide for the April 7 Board of Education Election. The PTO Council is also hosting a Meet the Candidates Forum on Monday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in the Clayton High School Auditorium, #1 Mark Twain Circle. Click the headline to read the Voters' Guide.
School counselors are often the individuals who work behind the scenes to ensure students are ready to learn each day and are prepared for success beyond graduation. In honor of National School Counseling Week, which is celebrated from Feb. 2-6, the School District of Clayton is highlighting the role of these individuals in their school communities. Click the headline to read the article.
Clayton residents and District parents Jenaro Centeno, Amy S. Rubin and David H. Robb have filed for the two available seats on the District’s Board of Education. The community will vote on Tuesday, April 7, to elect two new directors to the BOE. The two directors will be sworn-in at the April 8 BOE meeting.
The State of Missouri will offer the ACT to all 11th-grade students this spring as part of the Missouri Assessment Program. All juniors enrolled in Missouri public schools are required to participate in the statewide ACT® Plus Writing. 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.