Captain Elementary fifth-grade Extended Learning (gifted program) students recently have been immersed in a user-centered mindset to design and create an invention for an “extraordinary” client. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The hard work of several Captain Elementary Kid Zone students came to fruition on Wednesday, Dec. 14, when the group performed their original play, “In The Sky,” for an audience of parents, staff and students. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Kindergarten parents at Captain Elementary are taking advantage of a unique experience this school year to learn firsthand with their children at school. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Missouri House of Representatives is currently considering HB 634, which would allow charter schools to operate in any school district in the state, including successful, high-performing districts like Clayton. Click the headline to learn more.
Thanks to the generosity of students, staff and their families across the District, more than 500 refugees and other needy individuals in the St. Louis area have coats to wear this winter. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The School District of Clayton completed lead testing in all of its buildings this fall. Testing, and follow-up testing on the only faucet that exceeded levels in its initial test, did not find any instances of lead levels exceeding the District’s 10 ppb action limit. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
Captain Science Teacher Chris Hwande was named one of Missouri’s 10 finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST is the nation’s highest honor bestowed upon K-12 mathematics and science teachers. Click on the headline to learn more.
The MAP Grade-Level assessment score reports have been released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Any student who attended a Clayton school during the 2015-2016 school year and was in third through eighth grade will receive his/her report at his/her home address. Reports will be mailed by Sept. 30, 2016.