Clayton High School junior Victoria Yi has been rewarded for a summer of hard work at the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) Program. Yi received the LMI Aerospace Inc. Award for Excellence in Research for her project, “Growth and Lipid Body Accumulation of Common Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Laboratory Strains Under Different Light Conditions.” Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton High School Speech and Debate Team made history during the Parkway West Invitational held on Oct. 17-18 at Parkway West High School. Not only did CHS have 48 individual students attending the tournament with 61 entries, which represents the team’s largest entry ever in a tournament, but they also took home the first place title in the Team Sweepstakes. Click on the headline to learn more.
CHS teachers and students had the opportunity to share their classroom and their culture with a visiting professor from China on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Xiaoxia Zhao is an education professor in China who visited CHS to learn new teaching practices and ideas she can share with the aspiring teachers in her classes in China. Click the headline to read the article.
Twenty-eight Clayton High School seniors were inducted into the CHS chapter of the National Honor Society on Monday, Nov. 10. A panel of CHS faculty members selected the students for this honor based on their outstanding character, academic achievement, leadership and service. Click on the headline to learn more and view the list of inductees.
The National Scholastic Press Association has once again honored journalists at Clayton High School for their writing, graphic design and photography skills. The Globe has earned high school journalism’s oldest and most prestigious prize: the Pacemaker Award. In addition, five Globe journalists and the CHS literary magazine, The WORKS, were honored. Click the headline to learn more.
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.
Clayton High School freshman Brooke Terry recently joined COCA (Center of Creative Arts) Executive Director Kelly Pollock for a presentation at the National Council on the Arts in Washington, D.C., which serves as the advisory body for the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). Pollock spoke to the group about COCA’s innovative programs, including its Pre-Professional Division funded by the NEA. Terry is currently a pre-professional student at COCA.
Nine Clayton High School seniors were named Semifinalists and 10 were named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Click the headline to learn more.
Seniors. If you have not had a senior picture taken at the studio, you have one last chance to have one taken for inclusion in the yearbook. Cilento will be in the auditorium on Oct 7 from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM. No appointment is necessary. Just bring something nice to wear, show up during a free period, and have your picture taken. No sitting fee or purchase is required.
The Globe Newsmagazine has been nominated for the prestigious Pacemaker Award through the National Scholastic Newspaper Association (NSPA). The newsmagazine is one of 10 finalists in the nation. Click the headline to learn more.
The CHS Globe was awarded with an All-American ranking by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). To earn an All-American ranking, a publication must score more than 3,200 points. The Globe earned 4,050 points. Click the headline to learn more.
Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.
7:00 PM Freshman/Sophomore Play
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM Freshman/Sophomore Play