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  • Fifth-Graders Celebrate Accomplishments, Prepare for New Challenges

    Fifth-Grade Promotion at Meramec Elementary serves as a time for fifth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Meramec fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Thursday, May 28. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Celebrations of Learning Highlights Students’ Success

    Meramec Elementary parents and other special guests spent time celebrating their students’ success this school year during Meramec’s Celebrations of Learning event on Thursday, May 21. Students in kindergarten through fourth grade shared their portfolios and other work with their invited guests, reflecting on previous years’ work and highlighting the exciting projects they completed this school year. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Meramec Field Day About Team-Building and Having Fun!

    Meramec Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 22. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebration memorable. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Visit to WMS Prepares Fifth-Graders for Transition

    Meramec Elementary fifth-graders are better prepared to make the transition to Wydown Middle School this fall after their visit to WMS on Thursday, May 7. The soon-to-be sixth-graders toured the middle school with help from several eighth-grade ambassadors. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • STEM Day Filled With Fun, Engaging Activities

    Fifth-grade students and their teachers from across the School District of Clayton spent the day together on Friday, May 1, for the District’s second annual Elementary STEM Day. The event provides fun, engaging science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for students, in addition to exposing them to possible career connections in these areas. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Famous Missourians Gather at Meramec

    Sightings of famous Missourians such as Harry S. Truman, Amelia Earhart, Walt Disney and Josephine Baker occurred at Meramec Elementary on Tuesday, April 28, during the fourth-grade Famous Missourians project. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • It’s a Tasty Month in Spanish Class!

    Meramec Elementary third-graders recently put on their chef hats to celebrate what they have learned about traditional foods and cooking in Señora Sarah Gottemoeller’s Spanish class. On April 21 and 22, the third-grade students made their own chicken- and cheese-filled empanadas with help from their teachers and parent volunteers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Meramec Students Excel at Math Competition

    Meramec Elementary students recently spent their Saturday putting their math knowledge and skills to the test at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) Regional Math Contest held on March 7. Click on the headline to view the list of participating students and their awards.

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  • DESE Launches "Read MOre, Missouri!" Summer Reading Program

    The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “Read MOre, Missouri!” program is a new statewide summer reading challenge to help students and their parents choose reading materials the students will love. The program provides students with a fun and easy way to select books based on their comfort level and interests. Click on the headline to learn how to create a summer reading list.

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  • Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal

    School District of Clayton students, staff and their families are raising money to support those devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal by working with Save the Children, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the lives of children around the world. Click on the headline to learn more and to donate on your school's fundraising page.

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  • Student Scientists Awarded at Regional Science Fair

    Several students from the District’s elementary, middle and high school were honored for their scientific thinking at the Academy of Science – St. Louis’ Regional Science Fair held recently at Queeny Park. The students’ innovative projects, which were selected to advance from the District’s Science Fair held in March, received a ribbon or special Science Fair award. Click on the headline for the list of award-winning students.

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  • Students and Staff Collect $24,489 During Jump Rope for Heart

    The District’s six schools raised a total of $24,489 in support of the American Heart Association this year through the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser! Every school put their own spin on the fundraiser while promoting healthy living and physical fitness. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • FDA Alert - Cumin and Peanut Allergies

    Chartwells, the District's food service provider, has notified the District that the FDA issued a consumer alert to people who are highly allergic or sensitive to peanuts. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Meramec Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

    Students at Meramec Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school on Tuesday, Jan. 27, by bringing in their collections of 100 items and dressing up in costumes inspired by fashion from 100 years ago. The fourth-graders and kindergarteners also partnered to create 100th Day crowns. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Fourth-Graders Study Louisiana Purchase

    Meramec Elementary fourth-graders in Bryan Giansanti’s class learned about the Louisiana Purchase during their social studies time on Tuesday, Jan. 20. In small groups, the students read about the famous real estate deal and picked out the big ideas from what they had learned. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students and their Families Enjoy the Annual Holiday Sing

    Meramec Elementary students performed for their parents on Dec. 18 as part of the school's annual pre-Winter Break tradition: the Holiday Sing! Click on the headline to view photos.

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Meramec Elementary School maximizes student academic achievement and character development by building a foundation for lifelong learning within a flexible, positive and caring learning community. The Meramec Elementary community includes outstanding teachers, excellent support staff, supportive parents and energetic volunteers who work together to support each student's success. Meramec’s culture nurtures both the joy of learning and the satisfaction of achievement. The 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.

Meramec Elementary is proud of its rich history; it is not unusual to find several generations of families represented among the school population. Since 1939, Meramec Elementary has offered children an education with high academic standards in a student-centered, diverse school environment. Meramec is a school where students are valued for their individuality. Every student is recognized for their unique strengths and talents and is encouraged to aspire to and achieve their goals.

The Meramec community is well known as a place where students, staff, administration, parents and community members work together in harmony. Parent involvement is a hallmark of Meramec. The Meramec Parent - Teacher Organization (PTO) partners with the school in support of building a cohesive school community through a wide variety of enriched experiences over the course of each school year.  At Meramec, parents, teachers and students collectively embrace the "Meramec Five"- responsibility, respect, kindness, cooperation and safety - as core values that are modeled, taught and practiced throughout the school year.  Students know "The Golden Rule" and strive to ensure that every child has a strong sense of belonging within the learning community.  It is often said that "magical memories are made at Meramec."

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