Fifth-grade students and their teachers from across the School District of Clayton spent the day together on Friday, April 11, for the District’s first-ever Elementary STEM Day. Click the headline to learn more and view phtos.
The District’s Family Center offers programs and support for families with children well beyond preschool age. Families with older children can benefit from the parenting education classes and other resources available to them at the Family Center. Click on the headline to take a peek into the wonderful programs available at the Family Center and to learn more about the growth opportunities for all District families.
For the eighth year in a row, the Clayton High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Team has been named the state champion in the WYSE Academic Challenge. This year’s CHS WYSE Team earned the top honor by scoring the most possible points – 500 – in the competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
Nearly 150 Wydown students are enjoying their last week of this year’s Making It Happen program, a special tutoring and mentorship program offered through a partnership between WMS and Washington University in St. Louis. For the past 23 years, WMS students have been paired with WUSTL students for a weekly afterschool academic support session. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
The second-graders at Captain Elementary have been preparing since late March for their performance of the Fairy Tale Theater. The students’ hard work was displayed for the entire school during a special dress rehearsal performance on Monday, April 21, featuring seven shortened versions of popular fairy tales. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
The CHS Robotics Team, the Robohounds, is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championships, an impressive feat for only a second-year team. After concerns about raising the $5,000 needed for the competition's entry fee, the Clayton Education Foundation surprised the team on March 12 with a check covering the entire cost. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Clayton Alumni Association and Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Inductees and Distinguished Educators to the Clayton Alumni Hall of Fame. Click the headline for more details.
The School District of Clayton is pleased to announce that Dr. Sean N. Doherty has been selected as the District’s next Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Dr. Doherty is currently the principal of Ralph M. Captain Elementary School. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton has entered into a contract to sell the Maryland School property to Love Investment Company (Love). Click on the headline to learn more and review some Frequently Asked Questions about the sale.
School counselors are often the individuals who work behind the scenes to ensure students are ready to learn each day and are prepared for success beyond graduation. Click on the headline to learn more about the important role counselors play in their school communities.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.
The Board of Education approved the academic calendars for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years at its Dec. 18 meeting. Click on the headline to download the calendars and read about the changes included on the new calendars.
Catch up on the CHS fall sports season with the Clayton Blueprint. The recent edition features the talents and accomplishments of CHS athletes who participated in fall sports. The reviews were written by CHS junior and award-winning Globe Newsmagazine sports editor Peter Baugh. Click the headline to view the newsletter.