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.
Wydown Middle School students and staff welcomed three visitors to their school this week, who traveled a long way to share their story. Pacifique Niyosenga, director of the Niyo Cultural Centre in Rwanda, and his colleagues, Patrick and Figi, spent Nov. 21-22 at WMS. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Captain Elementary kindergarteners welcomed their parents and other special guests to school for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration on Friday, Nov. 18. The students performed several songs for attendees before joining them for Thanksgiving pie. Click on the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary and its PTO celebrated the Hispanic cultures represented at Glenridge during its Hispanic Culture Museum, which was held after school on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
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.
At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.
Click on the headline to view the statement regarding the Centene campus expansion project read by the District to the Clayton Board of Aldermen at its Nov. 15 meeting.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has released the Annual Performance Report (APR) scores for schools and districts across the state. The School District of Clayton earned 138 out of a possible 140 points for a score of 98.6 percent on its 2016 APR. Click on the headline to learn more.
With all of the development that is currently underway or planned for the City of Clayton, people might be wondering how these projects could affect Clayton’s public schools. In an effort to anticipate some of those questions, the District has put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions, which we'll update with new questions and answers as we receive them. Click on the headline to read the FAQs.