Meramec Elementary School

  • Fifth-Grader’s Generosity Benefits Entire School

    Meramec Elementary fifth-grader Michael Wild is leaving his mark on his school before advancing to middle school next year. Through a check presentation on Friday, Nov. 14, Michael donated $50, more than half of his proceeds at the recent Meramec Market, to the school’s library. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Meramec Community Gives Veterans the “Red Carpet” Treatment

    Meramec Elementary students paid tribute to some very special veterans on Friday, Nov. 14: the veterans who are also parents and grandparents of Meramec students. The honorary guests received a "red carpet" welcome to the school's “Salute-To-My-Hero” assembly, which honored all veterans for their service. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Special Visitors Share Their School Experiences With Students

    To commemorate American Education Week, Meramec Elementary students invited their grandparents and special friends to Meramec’s annual Special Visitors Day on Nov. 20. Students and their special visitors shared stories about school then and now and discussed the similarities and differences between their elementary school experiences. Click the
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  • Meramec Students are on a Roll!

    Meramec Elementary third- through fifth-graders are taking part in one of the school year’s most highly-anticipated annual activities: rollerblading! In conjunction with their physical education (P.E.) curriculum, the students have learned the basics of moving on rollerblades and are practicing their balance as they loop around the school’s gymnasium during P.E. class. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Expand Their Horizons During The Hour of Code

    Meramec Elementary students are trying their hand at computer science this week in conjunction with one of the largest worldwide learning events in history: The Hour of Code. Every class at Meramec is spending one hour during Computer Science Education Week, held Dec. 8-14, with Educational Technologist Tarita Rhimes and Counselor Anthony Henderson to learn about coding. Click on the headline to learn
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  • Protect Your Family Against the Flu

    Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.

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  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Field Day Creates Fun Team-Building Experiences

    Meramec Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 23. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebrations memorable. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Download Your Child's Summer Math Packet

    Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering first through sixth grade.

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  • Fifth-Graders’ Family Stories Published in Book

    Two Meramec Elementary fifth-graders have been honored by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for their historical family stories. Belle Gage’s story, “Blizzard Blunder in Boston,” and Meredith Talbott’s story, “Tennis Switcheroo,” have been published in Grannie Annie, Vol. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.

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Meramec Elementary School is nestled in a tree-lined neighborhood of suburban St. Louis, Missouri. The school has a rich history, and it is not unusual to find several generations of families represented among our current school population. Families have a strong desire to offer their children an education with high academic standards in a student-centered school. The rich diversity of our school population is valued. Our guiding principles state, "Diversity enriches our lives, mirrors our world, and reflects our future."

Meramec Elementary School is well known as a place where students, staff, administration, parents and community members work together in harmony. All learning activities are driven by a strong belief that it is essential " strive to develop in all the children the strength of character, the skills, the knowledge and the wisdom necessary to build creative, productive lives and contribute to a global society". The individuality of every learner is recognized and valued. Members of our Meramec community include outstanding teachers, excellent support staff, supportive parents and energetic volunteers, who work together to support each child's success.

Studies are enhanced by exciting and engaging activities, where daily decisions are based on the best interests of students, balancing individual and group needs. Character education is woven throughout daily experiences. The school culture nurtures both the joy of learning and the satisfaction of achievement. The Meramec School community fosters the development of students who accept responsibility for their learning and feel supported in their ability to create positive futures for themselves.

Welcome to Meramec Elementary!