Meramec Elementary fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Wednesday, May 25. Click the headline to view photos.
Every morning, rain or shine, 99-year-old Aubrey Yawitz walks up to Meramec Elementary School to greet students as they arrive for the school day. When students and staff learned he would turn 100 on June 17, they wanted to celebrate with him before the last day of school. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary fourth-grader Penny Riswadkar earned second place overall in the Fourth-Grade Division of the MCTM Elementary State Competition and will advance to the National Elementary Championship held in June. Click on the headline to learn more.
Meramec Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 20. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of-the-year celebration memorable. Click on the headline to view photos.
Thanks to the broad range of presentations at Meramec Elementary’s Career Day on Friday, May 13, Meramec students gained new ideas and ambitions for their future careers. Click on the headline to learn more.
Sightings of famous Missourians including Amelia Earhart, George Washington Carver, Maya Angelou and Walt Disney occurred at Meramec Elementary on Tuesday, April 26, during the fourth-grade Famous Missourians Wax Museum. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The fourth-grade classes at Meramec Elementary welcomed State Representative Stacey Newman on Friday, April 15, for a presentation in conjunction with their social studies curriculum about Missouri’s government. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The School District of Clayton's after school program, Kid Zone, has been selected as the Missouri AfterSchool Network's “Program of the Month.” The program earned this award for the dedication, passion and high quality programming it offers to Clayton students every day. Click on the headline to learn more.
Dr. Sean N. Doherty has been unanimously appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s next superintendent of schools. The Board of Education appointed Doherty, who has been serving in the role of interim superintendent since November 2015, to the position after the District’s current superintendent, Dr. Sharmon B. Wilkinson, submitted her resignation and intent to retire at the end of the current school year. Click on the headline to learn more.
Love Investment Company (Love) has terminated its contract to purchase the Maryland School property from the School District of Clayton. The proposed Maryland School Town Homes development, which had its re-zoning petition denied by Clayton’s Plan Commission a few weeks ago, would have generated about $400,000 of new annual tax revenue. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton Chamber Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference on Dec. 16 in Chicago. Each year, the Midwest Clinic displays top ensembles throughout the conference to showcase the newest ideas and talent. Click on the headline to learn more.
As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.