The Clayton High School ProStart Culinary Team placed fourth in the state out of 22 teams at this year’s Missouri ProStart Invitational held on Feb. 20 in Springfield, Mo. The team’s fourth-place finish is its best showing in the team’s three-year history. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Seventy-two Clayton High School students excelled at the 2015 Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competition held on Feb. 20 at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. CHS teams took the top spot in both the 9/10 and 11/12 levels of the competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School freshman Sophie Bernstein has been honored as one of the state’s top volunteers through the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. For the second time, Bernstein has been named a Distinguished Finalist in the program, which honors youth from each state for their exemplary volunteer service. Click on the headline to learn more.
Three Clayton High School students have advanced to the “Sweet 16” round of the Bickel & Brewer/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF). By advancing, CHS’ team is only one round away from earning an all-expenses-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City in May and the opportunity to win a $10,000 grand prize. Click the headline to learn more.
Nine Clayton High School seniors have been named Semifinalists and 10 students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. The Board of Education honored the 19 National Merit Scholars at their meeting on Jan. 28. Click on the headline to view the list of students and photos from the meeting.
The Clayton High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Team placed first in the team competition at the 2015 WYSE St. Louis Regional Academic Challenge held on Friday, Feb. 6. In addition, 17 CHS students earned medals for a first-, second- or third-place finish in the individual competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
Two Clayton High School student athletes signed a letter of intent on Feb. 4 to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Peyton Ross will join the Soccer Team at Quincy University this fall, while Stephen Williams will play football at Emporia State University. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Four Clayton High School students have been honored by The Academy of Science - St. Louis in conjunction with their participation in the Honors Division of the St. Louis Science Fair. Click the headline to view the list of students and their project titles.
Clayton High School students excelled at the DECA District competition held on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The CHS DECA members competed against their peers from 13 schools across the St. Louis area in a variety of events within the categories of marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism. Click on the headline for the list of award-winning students.
Twelve Clayton High School musicians were selected to perform with the 2015 Bi-State Honor Band on Jan. 16-17 on the campus of Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. Throughout the weekend, the musicians attended rehearsals and master classes in preparation for their final performance for the public on Jan. 17. Click on the headline for the list of students.
Six Clayton High School journalism students have been recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association with 2015 Scholastic Gold Circle Awards for their outstanding work that appeared on the CHS Globe Newsmagazine’s website, chsglobe.com. Click on the headline to view the list of honorees.