Meramec Elementary School

  • 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 Friday, May 30. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Kicks Off with Fun, Engaging Activities

    Kindergarten through sixth-grade students in the School District of Clayton’s SummerQuest summer day camp have been enjoying a wide variety of activities during the camp’s first session of the summer. From creating pottery to splashing in the pool, SummerQuest provides fun opportunities for every camper. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Campers Enjoying Final Week of Session One

    SummerQuest campers enjoyed programming robots, flying kites and baking and decorating fruit pizzas on Wednesday, June 18. The students and their counselors are making the most of their final week of session one! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • From Woodworking to Safaris, SummerQuest is a Hit!

    The second session of SummerQuest is underway, and campers have been enjoying both indoor and outdoor activities. On June 25, campers made their own jewelry, practiced their woodworking skills and went on a safari! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Final Session of SummerQuest Provides Fun Time for All

    Campers are enjoying the third and final session of SummerQuest this year. On Thursday, July 10, campers enjoyed a variety of fun activities including archery, making arts and crafts and rock climbing. Click on the headline to view photos.

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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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  • School Supply Lists and Back-to-School Resources

    Ensure a successful start to the 2014-2015 school year for your family! Click on the headline for school supply lists and other helpful resources.

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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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Welcome

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 "...to 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!

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