Throughout the month of September, the students in Kid Zone at Meramec Elementary spent time in the kitchen creating culinary masterpieces to enjoy as their afternoon snack. Students learned how to mix and measure ingredients to successfully complete each recipe. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
Student entrepreneurs sold their goods and services while supporting a good cause during Meramec Elementary’s fifth annual Meramec Market on Thursday, Oct. 9. From handmade jewelry and tie-dyed socks to origami and paper airplanes, students set up shop in the school’s gym to sell their creations to shoppers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
One beginning-of-the-school-year activity at Meramec Elementary is quickly becoming an annual school tradition for students and staff. For the second consecutive year, Meramec Counselor Anthony Henderson has visited every classroom in the building to read and discuss a book, Jon Muth's "Three Questions," with students. Click on the headline to read the article.
Meramec Elementary students and their parents got into the Halloween spirit during Kid Zone’s annual Pumpkin Painting Night on Friday, Oct. 24. Kid Zone families gathered at Meramec to spend the evening creating pumpkin masterpieces. Click on the headline to view photos.
Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.
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.
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.
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.