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  • Glenridge Celebrates a Day of Reading

    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.

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  • Elementary and CHS Students Collaborate in the Name of Science

    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.

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  • Parents Pay a Visit to Math Class

    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.

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  • District Launches New Website Design, Navigation

    The School District of Clayton is excited to unveil the new design and functionality of our District and school websites. Click the headline to learn more about the new features of the websites.

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  • Glenridge Elementary Has Heart!

    Glenridge Elementary students and staff wore red on Friday, Feb. 6, to commemorate the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day. Students learned about heart health, participated in heart healthy activities and Chartwells, the District’s food service provider, served red food items. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Counselors are Pivotal Part of School Community

    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. In honor of National School Counseling Week, which is celebrated from Feb. 2-6, the School District of Clayton is highlighting the role of these individuals in their school communities. Click the headline to read the article.

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  • A Birthday Surprise

    Glenridge students and staff and one special visitor made Monday, Jan. 26, a very memorable day for First-Grade Teacher Robin Polizzi, who was celebrating a milestone birthday. The first-grade students in Stephanie Fogarty’s and Lindsey Zoellner’s class, along with several staff members, each delivered a balloon to Mrs. Polizzi, counting up to 49 balloons. Mrs. Polizzi’s husband, Vito, then completed the surprise by delivering the 50th balloon. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Fifth-Graders Hit the Slopes

    Glenridge Elementary fifth-grade students took part in the annual fifth-grade ski trip to Hidden Valley Ski Resort on Thursday, Jan. 15. During their trip, which is connected to the elementary physical education curriculum, the students learned skiing basics before hitting the slopes. Click on the headline to view photos.

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Six Schools. One Journey.

In Other News

  • FDA Alert - Cumin and Peanut Allergies

    Chartwells, the District's food service provider, has notified the District that the FDA issued a consumer alert to people who are highly allergic or sensitive to peanuts. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Students and their Families Enjoy the Annual Holiday Sing

    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.

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  • Author Shares Recipe for Storytelling

    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.

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  • Students Expand Their Horizons During The Hour of Code

    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.

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  • Glenridge Community Donates 26 Thanksgiving Baskets

    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.

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  • Interdisciplinary Unit Teaches Fifth-Graders About Body Systems

    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.

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  • Third-Graders Practice Weaving Skills

    Glenridge Elementary third-graders practiced their weaving skills during art class with Teacher Diana Haydon on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Students used different types of yarn to create their own bracelets. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Witches, Superheroes and Princesses on Parade!

    Glenridge Elementary students paraded through the neighborhood showcasing their creative Halloween costumes during the school’s Halloween festivities on Friday, Oct. 31. Click the headline to view photos.

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Welcome

Glenridge Elementary School is a diverse community where students, teachers, staff and parents work together to meet students’ academic, physical, social and emotional needs. At Glenridge, every child is taught, supported, cared for and appreciated. The school is a place that encourages discovery, belonging and goal setting for every child. Glenridge is proud of its rich tradition of achieving academic excellence though high expectations for all students.

Throughout its history, Glenridge has built a foundation soundly based on collaboration and continuous improvement. Glenridge offers a school culture where the academic and social success of all children is the top priority. When strong relationships exist between home and school, this priority becomes a reality.

Significant emphasis is placed on building a sense of community for everyone at Glenridge. The entire Glenridge community is enriched by the cultural diversity of its student body, which includes a large international population. In addition, our parent volunteers are supportive of the school’s efforts with their time, energy and financial backing for events and programs throughout the year.

A hallmark of Glenridge is its focus on learning, with a variety of experiences and resources for all students. Working together, the entire Glenridge community is helping to prepare our students to achieve greatness.

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