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.
Clayton High School students in Debra Wiens’ American Government class couldn’t have had a better day to welcome veteran journalist Ray Hartmann to their classroom than the morning after one of the most highly anticipated presidential debates in U.S. history. Click on the headline to learn more.
Seven Clayton High School students have been selected to join the 12th class of the region’s Cultural Leadership program. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School Art Teacher Chris Vodicka and art students Emma Ebeling, Lizzy Mills and Maddy Vaughn attended an invitation-only talk by photographer and CHS alum Michael Eastman (’65) on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton welcomed more than 30 community members to the Clayton High School Commons for its annual Clayton Connection Bingo Night on Thursday, Sept. 15. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton High School senior Claire Millett was honored among 54 of her peers from across St. Louis County at the County’s annual Outstanding Student Leadership Conference held on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Click on the headline to learn more.
The 13 members of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) for the 2016-2017 school year were announced at the joint meeting of the Board of Education and the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Click on the headline to learn more.
Congratulations to the 13 Clayton High School seniors who have been named Semifinalists and 13 who were named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Click on the headline to view the list of students.
Clayton High School Journalism Teacher Marci Pieper has been selected as one of eight educators in the nation to receive the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) 2016 Pioneer Award. This award is the highest designation the NSPA bestows on journalism educators. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School seniors Camille Respess and Ellie Tomasson and 2016 graduate Alex Bernard have been named finalists in the Feature Story of the Year contest through the National Scholastic Press Association. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School has been ranked first in Missouri and 42nd in the nation on Newsweek’s list of America’s Top High Schools 2016. Click on the headline to learn more.
Pierson was sworn-in as a Board director on Aug. 31 and will fill this role until his term expires in April. Click on the headline to learn about the process.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently released the 2016 ACT scores. Clayton High School’s 2016 ACT score report represents an increase from last year’s scores on each individual subject-based test and a one-point increase on the overall composite score. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge again this school year, which is an initiative developed in 2015 to ensure all students have access to a library card. The District is participating in the program through the St. Louis County Library (SLCL) to give students access to the SLCL’s wealth of materials, including books, eBooks and databases. Click on the headline to learn more.
Good morning CHS! Today is Tuesday, September 27th. 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:
If you had your picture taken in the photobooth at Homecoming and would like to view or order those pictures online, come see Mr. Boswell for a photo pass card.
Juniors and Sophomores – Registration for the PSAT started on Monday, September 12th and will continue until Friday, September 30th. Please bring your registration forms to the counseling office. This test is optional for sophomores and recommended for juniors.
The following colleges will be visiting CHS:
Today, Tuesday, 9/27
10:54 - Tufts University
9:06 - Northwest Missouri State University
9:57 - Olin College of Engineering
10:54 - Elon University
12:36 - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
1:27 - St. Louis Community College, Meramec
9:06 - Rockhurst University
2:18 - Northwestern University
8:15 - Saint Louis University
12:36 - Princeton University
1:27 - College of the Ozarks
Did you see those Junior homecoming shirts this year? Sorry you missed out on the opportunity to purchase one? There will be a second order for the shirts going out this Friday. Shirts are only $15. If you are interested in ordering one of those fancy Patagonia homecoming shirts, please talk to Mr. McCord or Mr. Schwent in the math office about getting yours
French club will meet this Thursday at 7:45am in Room 137. All are welcome! We'll play some French board games this week.
The robotics team will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts this Thursday before and after school at all entrances. Donut sales begin at 7:30am for $1 each........ you know you can't just have one!
The Black student union will host its next meeting on Monday, October 3rd from3:15 to 4:00pm in room 140. Dues are $5 dollars and BSU t-shirts are $12 dollars. If you have any questions, please ask one of the officers or Dr. Merrills.
JSU Will be meeting Tuesday evening at 7 PM. At the Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown. Questions or can't make it? See Olivia Joseph or Mrs Falkoff or mr Rochester.
The Psych Club will have a short meeting today at 3:10 or tomorrow morning at 7:45 in room 128. We will attempt to pick a date and time for regular meetings, and discuss some potential topics and ideas for the club. See Mr. Aiello or Maddy Vaughn if you have any questions.
All JV football players report directly to the field house after school today. The game is at 4:15, so we will load the bus at 3:30.
Congratulations to the Varsity Softball team on their impressive shutout of Ladue yesterday afternoon. Clayton won the game 15 to 0! Go Hounds!
Here is today’s athletic schedule:
4:00 - Girls Freshman BLUE Volleyball vs. Jennings HOME
4:00 - Girls Varsity Tennis MSHSAA Districts HOME
4:00 - Girls JV Volleyball vs. Jennings HOME
4:15 - Boys Varsity Swimming vs. Affton HOME
4:15 - Girls Varsity Softball @ Wentzville Liberty AWAY
4:15 - Boys JV Soccer vs. Affton HOME
5:15 - Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Jennings HOME
5:45 - Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Affton HOME
And Happy birthday today to:
Gabby LaskAnd Daniel Soares