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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.