SummerQuest campers had plenty of outlets for their creativity on Wednesday, July 17, from drawing and painting in Art and Crafty Corner to practicing their cheerleading and dance routines for Friday's closing ceremony. Click on the headline to view photos.
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 Thursday, May 28. Click the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 22. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebration memorable. Click the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students and staff participated in a variety of old fashioned fun activities to commemorate Screen Free Week from May 4-8. Students made crafts in the Spanish Room, took a walk around the neighborhood with their friends and teachers, picnicked with other students and families and played their favorite board games in the Glenridge Library. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Fifth-grade students and their teachers from across the School District of Clayton spent the day together on Friday, May 1, for the District’s second annual Elementary STEM Day. The event provides fun, engaging science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for students, in addition to exposing them to possible career connections in these areas. Click on the headline to learn more.
The fifth-graders at Glenridge Elementary made their mark on their school – literally – when they made handprints in the concrete of the new patio in front of the school on Thursday, April 30. The patio replaces the school’s peace garden and will serve as a learning space for classes to use throughout the school year. The fifth-grade classes raised money this year to purchase benches that will be installed on the patio. Click on the headline to view photos.
While summer is a time for families to relax and enjoy one another, it's also a great time to maintain math fact fluency and problem solving skills. The summer math practice packets for incoming first-grade through ninth-grade students provide an opportunity for continued practice. Click on the headline to access the math practice packets.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “Read MOre, Missouri!” program is a new statewide summer reading challenge to help students and their parents choose reading materials the students will love. The program provides students with a fun and easy way to select books based on their comfort level and interests. Click on the headline to learn how to create a summer reading list.
School District of Clayton students, staff and their families are raising money to support those devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal by working with Save the Children, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the lives of children around the world. Click on the headline to learn more and to donate on your school's fundraising page.
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.
Glenridge Elementary students earned great success in the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) 2015 Math and Art Contest. Click on the headline for the list of winning entries at the regional level and a video slideshow of the artwork.
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.