Clayton High School students taking American Government this summer participated in a mock job fair on Wednesday, June 17, as part of their study of how the laws passed by Congress are carried out by the government. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School Summer Academy students enrolled in Academic Foundations combined their learning in math and science on Wednesday, June 17, through a series of hands-on activities. Using graphing calculators and a motion sensor, the students worked in small groups to mimic a graph of time and motion through their own motions. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Recent Clayton High School graduate Gwyneth Henke was honored by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights with the Robert F. Kennedy High School Journalism Award in the High School Print category during a special ceremony this month at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School Student Government partnered with Mercy Hospital to host a blood drive on Wednesday, May 6. Thanks to the many people who donated blood at the event, the blood drive collected 30 pints of blood for use in the treatment of patients at Mercy Hospital. Click on the headline to view photos.
Clayton High School hosted a Russian delegation of 24 educators, journalists, government officials and other professionals from the Moscow School of Civic Education on Wednesday, May 13. CHS has been selected to host the Russian delegation on the topic of secondary education in the U.S. for the past six years. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School musicians had a strong showing at this year’s Missouri State High School Activities Association’s (MSHSAA) State Solo and Small Ensemble competition on May 2. Click the headline to view the students and their achievements.
Clayton High School has been ranked second among the best high schools in Missouri and first among the state’s non-selective high schools in U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of Best High Schools. CHS is ranked 124th nationally based on state proficiency standards and how well it prepares students for college. Click on the headline to learn more.
Eight Clayton High School seniors have been named Finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program, with three of those students earning scholarships through the program. Seniors Jeffrey Cheng, Nathaniel Rowe, Samuel Rubin, Peter Schmidt, Jacob Shepard, Jacob Tarr, Pietro Vannucci and Anna Widder have been named Finalists in the program based on their abilities, skills and accomplishments. Of these Finalists, Cheng, Rubin and Schmidt have earned National Merit scholarships. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton High School Scholar Bowl Team won first place at the MSHSAA State Scholar Bowl Team Championship and CHS junior Omkar Venkatesh was crowned the Individual State Champion during the competition held at the University of Missouri – Columbia on May 9. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School junior Veronica Silva's play, "The Day Netflix Crashed," and sophomore Hannah Ryan's play, "Coming In," both were selected as finalists for the St. Louis Actors’ Studio’s Labute New Theater Festival. The festival includes a competition for both professional playwrights and high school playwrights. Click on the headline to learn more.
Be a part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2015! The theme for the Clayton High School Summer Reading Challenge is Redemption. Click on the link to see description and titles. All students and faculty choose one or more of the SRC books to read over the summer. When we return to school in August, we will have a celebration focusing on the theme and titles. Clayton High School supports and encourages a community of readers. The Summer Reading Challenge provides us an opportunity to share a common reading experience while exploring a universal theme.