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  • SummerQuest Session Two is Filled With Fun!

    Campers in session two of SummerQuest had fun with fabrics, conquered the rock climbing wall and used air pressure to launch water balloons on Wednesday, July 1. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Campers Get Creative

    SummerQuest campers had plenty of outlets for their creativity on Wednesday, July 17, from drawing and painting in Art and Crafty Corner to practicing their cheerleading and dance routines for Friday's closing ceremony. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Clayton Teachers Co-Host Choice Art Conference

    During the first week of June, art educators from the School District of Clayton, along with several other St. Louis area school districts, hosted a regional conference on choice-based art. More than 50 art educators from 34 school districts in four states attended the four-day conference. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Kicks Off First Session

    The first session of SummerQuest kicked off on Monday, June 8, with nearly 450 campers enjoying a variety of activities, from art and cooking to Techno Time and iMovie. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Persuasive Letter Leads to Broader Effort to Pass Anti-Bullying Legislation

    The persuasive letter of one Meramec Elementary third-grader traveled all the way to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk during this year’s legislative session thanks to her thoughtful argument about why the state of Missouri should have a law against bullying. Click on the headline to learn more.

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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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  • 2015-2016 Meramec School Supply Lists Available

    It's never too early to start preparing for a successful start to the 2015-2016 school year! Click on the headline to access the 2015-2016 school supply list for each grade level and important back-to-school dates.

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  • Summer Math Packets Now Available

    While summer is a time for families to relax and enjoy one another, it's also a great time to maintain math fact fluency and problem solving skills. The summer math practice packets for incoming first-grade through ninth-grade students provide an opportunity for continued practice. Click on the headline to access the math practice packets.

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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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Welcome

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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