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    Students Use Strategy, Military Force During Roman Risk

    Clayton High School students used their wits, their persuasive skills and their military forces to defeat their rivals during a friendly game of Roman Risk on Thursday, Oct. 13. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Junior Places Ninth in Aquathlon World Championships

    Clayton High School junior Grace Morris placed ninth overall in her age group in the International Triathlon Union’s Aquathlon World Championships held in Cozumel, Mexico, in September. Click on the headline to learn more.

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    Pre-Debate Event Provides Students with New Perspectives

    Ten Clayton High School students and Teacher Deb Wiens took advantage of an opportunity to learn more about the critical issues impacting this year’s election from an array of elected officials and journalists at the “Powering the Debate” forum held prior to the presidential debate on Sunday, Oct. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • CHS Math Teacher Honored with Emerson Award

    The School District of Clayton is pleased to announce Clayton High School Math Teacher Mike Rust has been selected as the District’s recipient of the 2016 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Senior Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

    Clayton High School senior Matthew Straetker recently earned the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor: the rank of Eagle Scout. Click on the headline to learn more.

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    American Government Pollsters Take to the Streets

    American Government students stepped out of their comfort zones on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to conduct pre-election opinion polls in downtown Clayton through local nonprofit Civitas’ active citizenship program. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Inspiring Her Peers, One Book at a Time

    When she was in middle school, Lucy Flores read two books that changed her life. Now, the Clayton High School freshman wants to share that experience with students across the St. Louis region, and particularly with those living in underprivileged areas. Click on the headline to learn more.

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    Environmental Science Students Use Green Thumbs to Conduct Experiment

    The AP Environmental Science students at Clayton High School put their green thumbs to work on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The students and Teacher Chuck Collis spent their class time in the garden, planting a variety of cold weather greens and roots. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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Good morning CHS! Today is Tuesday, October 18th.  Today is an A Day.

If you are so inclined please rise for the Pledge of Allegiance:

I pledge Allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America

And to the Republic, for which it stands.

One Nation.  Under God.  Indivisible.  With Liberty and Justice for all.

Thank you.  Here are the morning announcements:


All PSAT test takers bring your calculators tomorrow, make sure they are fully charged and NOT in "Press to Test" mode.  See your math teacher Today is you have any questions.  The room assignments are posted on the window outside the counseling office.

Picture retake day is October 25 in the auditorium.  If you weren't photographed the first time around just go to the auditorium during a free period or during lunch and get your picture taken.

To get a retake, you must bring the original pictures back to the photographer.

Forms can be found in the activities office or get one from Miss McCoy at the welcome desk.

Tickets for this year's fall play, Middletown, are now on sale. The show will take place next Thursday through Saturday, October 27th - 29th at 7pm, and next Sunday, October 30th at 2pm in the Black Box Theater. Tickets are only $5 for students and $10 for adults, and can be purchased from Ms. Manny in Room 8.

The 7th annual CHS Fall Beautification Day will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 9-11 AM. Come out for a morning of service as we do some mulching, weeding and light yard work around the campus. We will gather in the CHS Commons at 9 a.m. for a light break \fast and then divide into teams.  Please feel free to come by for whatever time you can spare.

The following colleges will be visiting CHS:

Tuesday, 10/18

 9:57 - University of Dayton - cancelled

10:54 - Carleton College

12:36 - Franklin & Marshall College

 1:27 - American University

 2:18 - Tulane University

Wednesday, 10/19

 1:27 - Denison University

 2:18 - Colorado State University

Thursday, 10/20

 8:15 - Bradley University

 8:50 - Southeast Missouri State University

 9:25 - Middlebury College

10:04 - Kenyon College

10:39 - Otterbein University

11:14 - Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

12:24 - Nova Southeastern University

Right now, your third period teacher should be handing you a questionnaire from the yearbook staff.  Please fill this out (not during this class time!) and return it to your third period teacher tomorrow.

By now you have probably heard that our goal is to get everyone in school in the yearbook multiple times. You can assure you will be in it by filling out the questionnare.

If you don't have a third period, questionnaires are in the activities office or stop by room 41 and pick one up.

Join us for a PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE WATCH held at CHS this Wednesday, October 17th, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Our special guest is, Steve Givens, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chair of the Presidential Debate Steering Committee at Washington University.  Mr. Givens will take us behind-the-scenes to see what goes into debate preparation.  Expect stories about high-level security, clashing campaigns, and the laser-like focus required to get things just right.   Since 1992 Mr. Givens has played a key role in every presidential debate held on the Wash U campus.  Don't miss it!  Students, teachers and parents will join us together for ONE FUN Debate Watch evening!   Questions?  Ask Mrs. Wiens or Mr. Aiello.

Student Election Judges - Training will be held on Thursday, October 20 at 1:30 p.m. Go to the St. Louis County Board of Election office at 12 Sunnen Drive in Maplewood.  Have questions?  See Mrs. Wiens.  

Are you a female student interested in gaining information to achieve academic and personal goals? Do you want to improve your college and career planning along with self-awareness, personal finance, and leadership skills? The annual Young Women's Leadership Conference will be taking place on Friday, November 18th at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel from 9 am- 1:30 pm. The registration deadline is November 1st. Please see Mr. Boswell in the activities office for a registration form.



STUGO will meet Wednesday, 8th period, in room 106.  Any STUGO members unable to attend need to contact Mr. Aiello or Mr. Cochran today.


Anyone that is interested in playing Boys' Basketball this winter needs to come to a meeting today at 3:15 in Stuber Health Room B. If you cannot make this meeting, you need to see Coach Cochran or Coach Boswell before Tuesday

Any girl interested in participating in winter cheerleading should attend an information meeting TODAY, October 18th in Stuber health room B after school at 330pm.

Anyone that is interested in Wrestling this winter needs to come to a meeting Thursday, October 20th at 3:30 in Stuber Health Room B. If you cannot make this meeting, please see the athletic office for information.

Here is today’s athletic schedule:

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

TBA - Boys JV Soccer Metro Tournament HOME

4:15 - Boys Freshmen Football @ TBA AWAY

And Happy birthday today to:

Montez Steward

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