Thank you, Clayton voters, for approving Proposition E! The ballot measure passed with 64.2 percent of the votes cast in the April 2, 2019, election. The community's support of Proposition E will have a lasting impact on our schools and our students by providing the needed funding for the District to maintain and strengthen its academic excellence and fiscal stability.
The School District of Clayton is one of three districts in the state to earn the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Click on the headline to learn more.
On the day before the debut of the Wydown Theatre Company’s production of “Newsies: The Musical,” the cast took part in a master class with a very special guest: Ben Fankhauser, a member of the original Broadway cast of “Newsies.” Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Wydown Middle School Varsity Science Olympiad Team earned second place at the Regional competition held on Feb. 23, while the Junior Varsity Team placed fourth. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Wydown Middle School Science Olympiad Team took first place out of 41 middle school teams - including several national qualifying teams - at the Warrensburg Science Olympiad Invitational held on Feb. 2. Click on the headline to learn more.
A slew of professional writers descended upon Wydown Middle School on Monday, Jan. 7, to share their expertise with the school’s eighth-graders. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
During the weeks preceding Winter Break, WMS Student Council members raised $800 to support Ryan’s Case for Smiles, a nonprofit that sews personalized pillowcases for local children in the hospital. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
WMS Librarian Dr. Victoria Jones has been selected as this year's recipient of the Greater St. Louis School Librarian Association Advocate of the Year Award. This award is given annually to a school librarian advocate who supports the library media services in an exemplary manner. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Wydown Chess Team captured third place in the 2019 Missouri Scholastic Chess Championships held on Saturday, March 30, at Battle High School in Columbia, Missouri. In individual competition, three WMS players placed in the top 15. Click on the headline to learn more.
Four Wydown Middle School students took home top honors for the sixth year in row in the Gifted Resource Council’s Equations Academic Challenge Cup held on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Wydown Chess Team forked, pinned, trapped and mated their way to a strong second place finish in the 18th Annual Chris Bollinger Memorial Chess Tournament held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at WMS. Click on the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School Assistant Principal Doug Wehner has been selected for the Fulbright Leaders for Global Schools to Finland, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Click on the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School eighth-grader Tyler Gant has been named to the All-Preps247 NextGen All America Florida/Michigan Camp football team. Tyler, who plays lineman, earned this selection for his performance during the NextGen football camp in Detroit, Michigan, on Jan. 5. Click on the headline to learn more.
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