Captain Elementary students watched as local artist Cbabi Bayoc created a portrait before their eyes on Thursday, Jan. 21. Bayoc visited the school in conjunction with his portrait series “Emancipaint Your Mind.” Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Captain Elementary students are learning the language of coding this week in conjunction with one of the largest worldwide learning events in history: The Hour of Code. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The 10 Captain Elementary fifth-graders who comprise the school’s FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Team came home from their recent competition with valuable knowledge and skills in robotics and an impressive award, to boot! Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Captain Elementary kindergarteners welcomed their parents and other special guests to school for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration on Friday, Nov. 20. The students performed several songs for attendees before joining them in the audience to eat delicious Thanksgiving desserts. Click on the headline to view photos.
Captain Elementary Art Teacher Maryellen Picker has been named the Missouri Art Education Association’s (MAEA) 2016 Art Educator of the Year. This award honors Picker for her exemplary service and contributions to the field of art education. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Learn everything you need to know for your child's upcoming kindergarten year at Kindergarten on the Horizon on Monday, Feb. 22, from 7-8 p.m. at the Family Center. Click the headline to learn more.
On Feb. 1, the Richmond Heights City Council will consider a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal for The Boulevard South. Plans for the expansion include a parking structure, retail space, office space and 165 residential units. Should the project, which is in the Meramec Elementary attendance area, generate any additional enrollment, the District would not receive any corresponding revenue until 2039 and, once the project is complete, would be out hundreds of thousands of dollars of new revenue each year until the TIF expires. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton Chamber Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference on Dec. 16 in Chicago. Each year, the Midwest Clinic displays top ensembles throughout the conference to showcase the newest ideas and talent. Click on the headline to learn more.
As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.
In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.
Several students from the District’s elementary, middle and high school were honored for their scientific thinking at the Academy of Science – St. Louis’ Regional Science Fair held recently at Queeny Park. The students’ innovative projects, which were selected to advance from the District’s Science Fair held in March, received a ribbon or special Science Fair award. Click on the headline for the list of award-winning students.
The District’s six schools raised a total of $24,489 in support of the American Heart Association this year through the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser! Every school put their own spin on the fundraiser while promoting healthy living and physical fitness. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.