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  • Glenridge Field Day About Team-Building and Having Fun!

    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.

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  • Glenridge Community Celebrates Screen Free Week

    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.

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  • STEM Day Filled With Fun, Engaging Activities

    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.

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  • Fifth-Graders Leave Their Mark on Glenridge

    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.

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  • Pennies for Patients is Community-Wide Effort at Glenridge

    Eight whipped cream pies were a spectacular reward for the Glenridge community’s recent success in raising $12,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The pies were such a great reward because they were thrown in the faces of eight Glenridge staff members – including Principal Beth Scott – at the Pennies for Patients closing assembly on Friday, April 24. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Students Marvel at Robots’ Complexity During FIRST Championship

    For the second year in a row, Glenridge Elementary students have had the opportunity to connect what they are learning in the classroom about programming robots to the complex, 120-pound robots in action at the FIRST Robotics World Championships. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Science Fair is District-Wide Celebration of Learning

    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.

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  • Glenridge Welcomes Local Artist

    Glenridge Elementary students continued their study of African American artists by welcoming local artist Cbabi Bayoc to their school on Wednesday, March 25. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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In Other News

  • DESE Launches "Read MOre, Missouri!" Summer Reading Program

    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.

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  • Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal

    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.

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  • Student Scientists Awarded at Regional Science Fair

    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.

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  • Math-Inspired Artwork Impresses Judges

    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.

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  • Students and Staff Collect $24,489 During Jump Rope for Heart

    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.

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  • 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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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.

Welcome to Glenridge Elementary!