After learning that Commons Lane Elementary School in the Ferguson-Florissant School District was struggling to collect enough canned goods and other food items in its annual holiday food drive for its students and families in need, Clayton High School students and staff decided to step in and help. Click the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School senior Jake Brown has signed a letter of intent to continue his football and baseball career at the collegiate level. Brown will play both sports when he attends Amherst College this fall. Brown was a four-year member of the CHS varsity football and baseball teams during his time as a Greyhound. Click on the headline to view photos.
Clayton High School freshman Jess Kagan has earned second place in the creative writing category of the Walgreens Expressions Challenge for her poem, “Mirror on the Wall.” The contest tasked students ages 14-18 in the St. Louis area to find creative ways to express themselves on topics related to overall health and well-being. Click the headline to learn more.
Three Clayton High School students have advanced to the “Top 32” round of the Bickel & Brewer/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF). CHS’ team, comprised of sophomore Marysia Hyrc, junior Omkar Venkatesh and senior Jake Tarr, is eligible to win a $10,000 grand prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City in May. Click on the headline to
Clayton High School welcomed eight international teachers of English on Friday, Jan. 23, during their visit to St. Louis through the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Hosted locally by the World Affairs Council, the teachers visited several schools in the region to learn about the educational system in the U.S. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
Clayton High School Journalism Teacher Erin Castellano has been named one of the Journalism Education Association’s (JEA) 11 “2015 Rising Stars.” The distinction honors scholastic journalism advisers from across the country who have less than six years of experience but have already begun to establish themselves in the field. Click on the headline to learn more.
The State of Missouri will offer the ACT to all 11th-grade students this spring as part of the Missouri Assessment Program. All juniors enrolled in Missouri public schools are required to participate in the statewide ACT® Plus Writing. Eleventh-graders who attend a private school or are home schooled are eligible to take the ACT in the District in which they live at no cost. Click on the headline to learn more.
Juniors and their parents are invited to a informational meeting on the college process and support offered through the counseling office. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. We will discuss what we are doing with your son/daughter and what you should be doing at home!
The Clayton High School Globe Newsmagazine has been nominated for the 2015 Gold Crown Award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) through Columbia University in New York. This is the seventh time the Globe has been nominated for the award. The publication previously has earned one Gold Crown and five Silver Crowns. Click on the headline to learn more.
Twenty-three Clayton High School musicians were honored following their auditions for the All-State Band and Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 6, in Columbia, Mo. The group resulted in the largest All-State contingent from CHS in school history. Click on the headline to view the list of students.
The St. Louis County Department of Health has asked school districts to remind parents about the occurrence of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough,” and the precautions necessary to avoid passing along the illness to other children. Click on the headline for more information.
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Merit Scholar Reception
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM STUGO BLOOD DRIVE (Center of Clayton-10am-2pm)