Glenridge Elementary School

  • Gifted Specialist Named a Midwest Spotlight Educator

    Glenridge Elementary Gifted Specialist Sharon Slodounik is one of seven educators from Missouri and Illinois to be selected as a Midwest Spotlight Educator for the 2015 Midwest Education Technology Community (METC) Conference. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Final Session of SummerQuest Provides Fun Time for All

    Campers are enjoying the third and final session of SummerQuest this year. On Thursday, July 10, campers enjoyed a variety of fun activities including archery, making arts and crafts and rock climbing. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Glenridge Elementary Students Meet Their Teachers

    Glenridge Elementary hosted its annual Meet Your Teacher event for all students on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Accompanied by their parents, Glenridge students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2014-2015 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • First Day Begins New Chapter for Glenridge Students

    Glenridge Elementary students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to begin a new grade level and start their next chapter in Clayton. Students enjoyed getting to know their teachers and classmates while settling into their new routine for the 2014-2015 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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  • Students “Happy” to be Back at Glenridge

    After spending the first few days of school talking with their students about the daily procedures, classroom expectations and school rules, Glenridge teachers and staff decided to end the week on a “happy” note. Click on the headline learn more and view photos of the surprise school-wide assembly.

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  • Enroll for Fall Clubs by September 3

    The Glenridge staff is happy to announce that we are ready to begin our Fall Clubs! On Monday, Aug 25, your child will bring home a packet containing flyers for each of the before/after school clubs offered first semester. Please fill out and turn in the enrollment form to the main office by Wed, September 3.

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  • Clayton to Host Food Drive for Ferguson

    The City of Clayton and the School District of Clayton are partnering with Operation Food Search to provide assistance to the families in need in Ferguson and its surrounding communities. To support food pantries in these areas that have experienced increased demand in recent weeks, the City of Clayton and School District of Clayton are hosting a food drive from Monday, Aug. 25, through Tuesday, Sept. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Back-to-School 2014-2015: Opening Information

    Ensure a successful start to the 2014-2015 school year for your family! Click on the headline for school supply lists and other helpful resources.

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  • Download Your Child's Summer Math Packet

    Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering first through sixth grade.

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  • Fifth-Graders Celebrate Accomplishments, Prepare for New Challenges

    Fifth-Grade Promotion at Glenridge Elementary serves as a time for fifth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Glenridge fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Friday, May 30. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Field Day Creates Fun Team-Building Experiences

    Glenridge Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 23. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebrations memorable. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Book Swap Prepares Students for Summer Reading

    Glenridge Elementary students are already lining up their summer reading materials thanks to the school’s annual Book Swap. Families were encouraged to donate gently used books to the Book Swap earlier in May. During Book Swap Week from May 19-22, students visited the library to pick out up to 10 books, equal to the number they donated. The students took the books home to enjoy during their summer break. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • First-Graders are “Goin’ Buggy” for Science Unit

    Glenridge Elementary first-graders impressed their audience as they performed their very own rendition of the “Goin’ Buggy” opera on Friday, May 2. The opera served as the culminating activity in the first-grade science unit on insects. Glenridge Music Teacher Sue Williams and the first-grade teachers helped the students prepare for their performance of “Goin’ Buggy.” Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Games, Food and Fun are Abundant at Annual Strawberry Festival

    The Glenridge Elementary community enjoyed a favorite Glenridge pastime, the Strawberry Festival, on Saturday, May 3. The old-fashioned school carnival kicked off with a bike parade at 8:45 a.m. and was followed by games, rides and plenty of strawberries for all! Students enjoyed participating in the annual cakewalk and whipped cream-eating contest as well. Click on the headline to view photos.

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Welcome

Welcome to Glenridge School

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Glenridge School is one of the three elementary schools located in Clayton, Missouri. Glenridge School is known for its community spirit and strong academic programs. We build on this reputation through our continued commitment to providing the best possible student-centered educational experience for each child. We truly believe in educating the whole child at Glenridge, taking into account each child's unique background, skills and abilities. Our staff realizes that learning is a lifelong process; it is a journey, not a destination. This year's journey of learning will be filled with exciting adventures for all.  I invite you to browse our website, volunteer at our school, and feel free to contact us at any time. We are very proud of the great things happening at Glenridge. We hope that you can share in this exciting educational journey with us.


Beth Scott
Principal