Clayton students, families and community members convened at Clayton High School on Saturday, March 28, for the District's annual Science Fair. Elementary and middle school science projects were on display at the event for attendees to view and for judging. In addition, Clayton High School students hosted fun, hands-on science activities. Click on the headline to view the Science Fair participants from each school and photos.
This month, schools across the country are celebrating School Library Month. This year’s commemoration marks the 30th anniversary of the first national observance of School Library Month in April 1985. Click on the headline to learn how school libraries play an integral role in the learning process in Clayton's schools.
The Glenridge Elementary community has committed itself to raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society this spring in honor of former Glenridge student Stevie Landau, who lost his battle with leukemia this year. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Eight Glenridge Elementary students recently spent their Saturday putting their math knowledge and skills to the test at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) Regional Math Contest held on March 7. The students’ hard work was rewarded with several awards in the competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
Glenridge Elementary students and staff celebrated Read Across America Day on Monday, March 2, in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. Donning their best pajamas to ensure a comfortable day of reading, students welcomed guest readers throughout the day and spent time in the library with The Cat in the Hat, also known as Librarian Jude Hagene, who organized many of the day’s events. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Captain Elementary students in third through fifth grade and Glenridge Elementary students in second through fifth grade are partnering with Clayton High School students this school year to research and develop science projects for the District’s Science Fair on March 28. Through the Science Project Mentor Club, the students meet with their partners after school nearly every week in the science classroom of their respective elementary schools. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary parents were invited to experience firsthand a typical day in their child’s math class during the school’s Math Open House on Friday, Feb. 20. The event gave parents the opportunity to see the District’s math curriculum in action. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students performed for their parents on Dec. 19 as part of the school's annual pre-Winter Break tradition: the Holiday Sing! Click on the headline to view photos.
Children’s author Kate Klise shared a special recipe with students at Glenridge Elementary during her visit on Monday, Dec. 15. When talking with the school’s kindergarteners, the author encouraged them to write their own books by sharing her recipe for storytelling: create a main character, give the character a problem and send him/her on an adventure. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students are trying their hand at computer science this week in conjunction with one of the largest worldwide learning events in history: The Hour of Code. Every class at Glenridge is spending one hour during Computer Science Education Week, held Dec. 8-14, with Educational Technologist Denise Stouffer to learn about coding. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Glenridge community made the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for several needy families in the St. Louis area through the donation of 26 Thanksgiving dinner baskets – complete with gift cards for turkeys – to local food pantries. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
The fifth-graders at Glenridge Elementary are taking part in a cross-curricular educational opportunity this fall by using technology to learn about the different body systems in their health class. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.