Glenridge Elementary School

  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Kindergarten Teachers Present "Kindergarten on the Horizon"

    Learn everything you need to know for your child's upcoming kindergarten year at Kindergarten on the Horizon on Monday, Feb. 9, from 7-8 p.m. at the Family Center. Click the headline to learn more.

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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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  • Tips for Cold Weather

    Winter has officially arrived, and that means cold temperatures and even colder wind chills. Click on the headline for a few tips to consider as you prepare your children for school, particularly on those cold winter mornings.

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  • Protect Your Family Against the Flu

    Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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

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