Meramec Elementary third-graders recently put on their chef hats to celebrate what they have learned about traditional foods and cooking in Señora Sarah Gottemoeller’s Spanish class. On April 21 and 22, the third-grade students made their own chicken- and cheese-filled empanadas with help from their teachers and parent volunteers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary students recently spent their Saturday putting their math knowledge and skills to the test at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) Regional Math Contest held on March 7. Click on the headline to view the list of participating students and their awards.
Clayton students, families and community members convened at Clayton High School on Saturday, March 28, for the District's annual Science Fair. Elementary and middle school science projects were on display at the event for attendees to view and for judging. In addition, Clayton High School students hosted fun, hands-on science activities. Click on the headline to view the Science Fair participants from each school and photos.
This month, schools across the country are celebrating School Library Month. This year’s commemoration marks the 30th anniversary of the first national observance of School Library Month in April 1985. Click on the headline to learn how school libraries play an integral role in the learning process in Clayton's schools.
Meramec Elementary students took part in a new extracurricular activity this school year that enhanced their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math: the Junior FIRST LEGO League. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary students in Fourth-Grade Teacher Kate Leary's class welcomed an author, editor and columnist to their class on March 26. But Montrice Williams isn't just any author; she is also the mother of Meramec fourth-grader Cannon Williams. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Meramec Elementary community gathered on Thursday, Feb. 26, for African American History Night, a special celebration highlighting the impact of African culture on the U.S. and the important work of African American individuals throughout history. 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.
Meramec Elementary fourth-graders in Bryan Giansanti’s class learned about the Louisiana Purchase during their social studies time on Tuesday, Jan. 20. In small groups, the students read about the famous real estate deal and picked out the big ideas from what they had learned. Click on the headline to view photos.
Meramec Elementary students performed for their parents on Dec. 18 as part of the school's annual pre-Winter Break tradition: the Holiday Sing! Click on the headline to view photos.
Meramec Elementary students are trying their hand at computer science this week in conjunction with one of the largest worldwide learning events in history: The Hour of Code. Every class at Meramec is spending one hour during Computer Science Education Week, held Dec. 8-14, with Educational Technologist Tarita Rhimes and Counselor Anthony Henderson to learn about coding. Click on the headline to learn
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Meramec Elementary third- through fifth-graders are taking part in one of the school year’s most highly-anticipated annual activities: rollerblading! In conjunction with their physical education (P.E.) curriculum, the students have learned the basics of moving on rollerblades and are practicing their balance as they loop around the school’s gymnasium during P.E. class. Click on 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 on Nov. 20. 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
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Meramec Elementary students paid tribute to some very special veterans on Friday, Nov. 14: the veterans who are also parents and grandparents of Meramec students. The honorary guests received a "red carpet" welcome to the school's “Salute-To-My-Hero” assembly, which honored all veterans for their service. Click on the headline to view photos.