To commemorate American Education Week, Meramec Elementary students invited their grandparents and special friends to Meramec’s annual Special Visitors Day held on Thursday, Nov. 19. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is celebrating World Kindness Day on Friday, Nov. 13. At Meramec Elementary, students and staff are taking the day one step further by celebrating World Kindness Week from Nov. 9-13. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary students took part in the Pumpkin Parade on Friday, Oct. 30. During the annual Halloween tradition, students paraded through the neighborhood surrounding the school, showing off their costumes to the parents who lined the parade route. Click on the headline to view photos.
Fifth-graders at Meramec Elementary enjoyed a fun challenge during the last week of October when each class visited the rock-climbing wall at The Center of Clayton. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Families from the Family Center, Captain Elementary and Meramec Elementary enjoyed a night out together during the Kid Zone Fall Family Festival held on Thursday, Oct. 22. Click on the headline to learn more.
Meramec Elementary students in kindergarten through third grade had a special visitor on Oct. 6. Meramec Elementary and CHS alumna Ellen Fischer (‘65) stopped by for a visit to share her new book, If an Elephant Went to School. Click on the headline to learn more.
Student entrepreneurs sold their goods and services while supporting a good cause during Meramec Elementary’s sixth annual Meramec Market and Mum Sale on Thursday, Oct. 8. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The students in the second- and fifth-grade buddy groups at Meramec Elementary moved their muscles to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) on Tuesday, Sept. 29, by hosting a Color Fun Run. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.
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.
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.