Meramec Elementary students paraded throughout the neighborhood showcasing their creative Halloween costumes and enjoyed Halloween treats and activities in their classrooms during this year's Halloween festivities on Thursday, Oct. 31. Click the headline to view photos.
To commemorate American Education Week, Meramec Elementary students invited their grandparents and special friends to Meramec’s annual Special Visitors Day. 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 headline to view photos.
Meramec Elementary kindergarteners made a rainy day a little brighter when they visited Sunrise Senior Living on Thursday, Nov. 21. The students serenaded the residents with several Thanksgiving-themed songs led by Music Teacher Randi Shanker. The performance concluded with a sing-along for the kindergarteners and Sunrise residents to “God Bless America.” Click on the headline to view photos.
Students in Meramec Elementary Teacher Laura Bruns’ first-grade class enjoyed spending time on Thursday, Dec. 5, practicing their writing and drawing skills. The students’ daily Writing Workshop supports the first-grade language literacy curriculum. Click on the headline to view photos.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.
Click on the headline to download a draft of the 2014-2015 school calendar and an information sheet that highlights some of the key items and changes proposed for next year. The Calendar Committee, District Leadership Council, the Professional Relations Council and the Board of Education have worked through multiple drafts and revisions before arriving at the current proposed draft.
Fifth-graders at Meramec Elementary enjoyed a fun challenge in October when each class visited the rock-climbing wall at the Center of Clayton. In conjunction with the fifth-grade physical education curriculum, students spent their morning practicing their rock-climbing skills while building their confidence and having fun with their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.
Student entrepreneurs sold their goods and services while supporting a good cause during Meramec Elementary’s fourth annual Meramec Market on Thursday, Oct. 10. From handmade jewelry and toys to video games, students set up shop on the school’s playground to sell their creations to shoppers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Every school has its list of rules for students, staff and visitors to follow, but this school year, the Meramec Elementary community is focusing on one simple, yet very powerful rule: the Golden Rule. Click on the headline to read the article.