image Dr. Dan Gutchewsky, Principal

    Arica Gonzalez, Administrative Assistant:  314-854-6615

    Dr. Dan Gutchewsky has been an administrator with the School District of Clayton since the 2000-2001 school year. Gutchewsky was named interim principal of Clayton High School in the fall of 2012 and principal in January 2013. He also has served the District as dean of students at Clayton High School, assistant principal at Wydown Middle School, assistant principal at Clayton High School and associate principal at Clayton High School. Prior to coming to Clayton, Gutchewsky taught science at Lindbergh High School for six years.
    Gutchewsky graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Science Education. He earned his Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville in 2002. Dr. Gutchewsky completed his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy at Vanderbilt University in 2011.

    During his years in education, Gutchewsky has enjoyed working with students in a variety of capacities both inside and outside the classroom. He coached football for five years and women’s track and field for seven years. In addition, he served as a sponsor of the Metropolitan Student Leadership Program and CHS STUGO, and he currently serves on the board of the non-profit organization Music Matters.

    Outside of school, Gutchewsky enjoys spending time with his wife and their son. His hobbies include traveling, hiking and fly-fishing. 


    image Dr. Regina Moore, Assistant Principal

    Tanya Brooks, Administrative Assistant:  314-854-6616 

    Dr. Regina Moore joined Clayton High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Moore previously served as an assistant principal in the Hazelwood School District for two years after working for two years as an assistant principal/counselor in the Normandy School Collaborative. Prior to moving to St. Louis, Moore served as a principal, assistant principal and counselor for a total of 10 years in the Liberty Union High School District and the Fairfield Unified School District, both in California.
    Moore holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Maryville University and Master of Science in Counseling and Student Services with a Pupil Personnel Specialist Credential from Fresno State University.

    Drew Speigel

      Drew Spiegel, Assistant Principal

      Jackie Moyne, Administrative Assistant:  314-854-6613 

      Drew Spiegel joined the Clayton High School administrative team for the 2023-2024 school year. Spiegel previously served as an assistant principal in Ft. Zumwalt North High for seven years. Prior to    that role, Spiegel taught science at Ft. Zumwalt West High for seven years. During his time in the classroom, Spiegel coached boys and girls swim and assisted with the baseball program.

    Spiegel graduated from Truman State University twice - once in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and again in 2009 with a Masters of Arts in Education. Spiegel also attained his Educational Specialist degree in School Administration from Lindenwood University in 2016.


    image Steve Hutson, Athletic Director


    Steve Hutson currently serves as Clayton High School's athletic director, a position he began at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Prior to this role, Hutson spent one year as the department chair for the CHS P.E. and Health Department. He previously taught P.E. at Glenridge Elementary since 2004. Hutson was named the District’s Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award recipient in 2017, and he has been a member of numerous committees during his time in the District, including the Equity Committees at Glenridge, CHS and for the District.

    Hutson has also been active in the CHS athletics program, serving as the assistant coach for the CHS Varsity Baseball Team from 2007-2019 and the head coach of the CHS Junior Varsity Baseball Team from 2004-2006.

    Hutson holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

    NelkeCarolyn Blair, Counseling Department Chair


    Carolyn Blair has dedicated her career to education. She has been employed by the School District of Clayton since 2002 and currently serves as director of counseling services and college counseling. Blair has spent 25 years in the field of education and has served on numerous boards and committees within the profession, including the Missouri Association of College Admission Counselors as Chair of the Human Relations committee, Assembly Delegate to the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), and the NACAC liaison to the Missouri School Counselors Association. Most recently Blair served on the NACAC Steering Committee on Admission Practices, which was selected as the 2018 recipient of Margaret E. Addis Award.

    Blair has spent a lot of time serving in the field of education. For the College Board she has served on the College Planning Advisory Committee, The Forum Program Planning Committee, and many Colloquium and Forum panels and presentations. Blair also served on the council for ACT for 10 years and has served/is serving on many university Counselor Advisory Boards. 

    Blair has worked for the last 15 years at the University of Missouri - St. Louis' Bridge Program, which provides college access services to thousands of students in the St. Louis community. She has also volunteered for the St. Louis Graduates Professional Development Committee and College Summit.

    Blair notes that the counseling department staff hopes to provide assistance and guidance for all students as they are developing the knowledge and skills needed to be lifelong learners and make successful contributions to the local, national and global community.

    image Carroll Lehnhoff-Bell, Director of Learning Support


    Carroll Lehnhoff-Bell notes it’s her good fortune to serve as Clayton High School’s Director of Learning Support. She finds it a pleasure spending her days working with such talented students, brilliant teachers, and loving families in an effort to meet the individual needs of students as they work toward academic success.

    Lehnhoff-Bell graduated from Fontbonne University, where she studied Special Education. She holds a master degree in Elementary Education and is Nationally Board Certified in Language Arts, and also obtained her reading certificate. Prior to serving as Director of Learning Support, Lehnhoff-Bell was a reading specialist and instructional coach in the high school for two years. In her previous district, where she taught for 13 years, she was involved at both the elementary school and middle school levels, as an elementary teacher as well as a middle school communication arts teacher.

    In her current position, Lehnhoff-Bell oversees the Learning Center. Additionally, she facilitates the Student Support Team. She also serves as the co-chair of the educational equality committee and serves on the leadership council and administrative team.

    Outside of school, Lehnhoff-Bell serves on the board of The Northside Workshop, a non-profit art space dedicated to addressing cultural and community issues in North Saint Louis, whose programming focuses on incorporating socially engaged art and education with the goal of fostering social progression in North Saint Louis communities. She can also be found cheering on the Mizzou Tigers. Or you may find her biking and walking around St. Louis neighborhoods with her husband and their pup.

    Lehnhoff-Bell believes being a part of the village that helps raise a child is a gift, and so she promises to do all that she can to support your child through their high school experience. 

    image T'Shon Young, Coordinator of Athletics and Activities


    T'Shon Young began serving as the coordinator of athletics and activities during the 2019-2020 school year after joining the School District of Clayton family in the 2018-2019 school year as the student activities director. Prior to coming to the District, Young served as a field director with Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

    Young began her career as an elementary school teacher and high school head girls varsity volleyball coach in the Jennings School District. During her time in the Jennings School District, she was also an assistant girls basketball coach, and an assistant track and field coach at Trinity Catholic High School. Young also spent two seasons at Harris-Stowe State University as the women's head volleyball coach.

    Young holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, and a Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.

    Outside of school, Young enjoys co-directing and coaching with the Aces Volleyball Club. She also enjoys spending time with family, traveling and watching her husband coach basketball and their daughter play basketball. She is her #1 fan.

Last Modified on October 16, 2023