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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 25th.  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:


Picture retake day is TODAY in the Auditorium -- swing by during a free period or during your lunch to get your picture taken!

Tickets for this year's fall play, Middletown, are still on sale. The show is this weekend, Thursday - Saturday, at 7pm, and this Sunday at 2pm, in the Black Box. Tickets are only $5 for students and $10 for adults. Tickets can be purchased from Ms. Manny in Room 8.

Additionally, you can support and celebrate the show by stopping by the commons during all lunch periods today and tomorrow and buying a cookie, cupcake or any other delicious dessert at the Thespian bake sale! Come out and support your CHS Thespians!

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, 10/25

10:54 - University of Puget Sound

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.

Do you ever wonder what merchandise the school store has in stock?  Do you want to know when they are open?  How much a certain item costs?  Well follow us on instagram @claytondoghouse and you can find out all these answers.  



The CHS Orchestras will be giving their first concert of the year this Wednesday at 7:30in the auditorium.  They will be performing the music from films such as Back to the Future, The Incredibles, The Pirates of the Caribbean and many more.  Come out and enjoy a wonderful concert of exciting and beautiful music!

French club will meet this Thursday at 7:45am in Room 137. Please join us! If the weather is nice we will move to the Quad to play a French version of Bocce.

Halloween is around the corner, and you should send a BOO message with BSU!!  Buy your BOO message this week in the commons during lunch for just 1 dollar.  Your BOO message will be hand delivered on Monday, October 31st with a sweet treat.  If you have any questions, ask one of the officers or Dr. Merrills.  


Attention winter athletes...eligibility cards for winter sports will be available for pick-up in the athletic office beginning on Monday, October 24th. If you want to participate in a winter sport and aren't sure if all your paperwork is complete, please stop by and see Miss Dornfeld today. The first day of winter sports is October 31 for everyone but girls swimming, which will begin on November 7th.

A quick reminder for all girls basketball players:  The first day of practice will be this upcoming Monday, October 31st, immediately after school in Stuber Gym.  Make sure you have all of your paperwork in to the athletic office.  Be dressed and ready to go by 3:30 with your eligibility card.  If you have any questions, see Coach O.

There will be a short informational meeting for all girls interested in swimming and diving on Wednesday, Oct. 26 after school in Room 34.  If you are not able to make the meeting please see Mrs. Long or Mr. Kohmetscher in the math office.  

Here is today’s athletic schedule:

And Happy birthday today to:

Mrs. Teson

Kaevon Damous

Cody Krutzsch

And Mason Hoffmann

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