The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has named Glenridge Elementary a Mix It Up Model School for its exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among its students during the 2015-2016 school year through the “Mix It Up at Lunch Day” program. Click on the headline to learn more.
Twenty-five elementary, middle and high school parents met several times throughout February and March to share their parenting challenges and joys and to enhance their own parenting strategies through the District’s Love and Logic Parenting Workshop. Click the headline to learn more.
Students often dream about what they would do if they were in charge of their school for a day. That dream became a reality for Glenridge Elementary third-grader Stella Plein on Friday, Jan. 8, when she was “principal for the day” alongside Principal Beth Scott. Click on the headline to view the video of Stella's day.
Clayton students, families and community members convened at Clayton High School on Saturday, March 12, for the District's annual Science Fair. About 150 elementary and middle school science projects were on display at the event, and CHS students and staff hosted fun, hands-on science activities and demonstrations. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students in second through fifth grade partnered with Clayton High School students this school year to research and develop science projects for the Clayton Science Fair, which will be held on Saturday, March 12. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary School fourth-graders Sage Bernstein and Lucia del Pilar have earned one of the top prizes in the 2015 METC Show-Me A Movie contest for their video, “The News Show.” Click on the headline to learn more and view the video.
Glenridge Elementary kindergarteners curated their very own Native American Art Museum in January. The museum featured the students’ artwork, which is connected with their learning in social studies about Native American culture. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
As students are preparing their summer reading lists this spring, the School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge, an initiative developed in 2015 to ensure all students have access to a library card. The District is participating in the program through the St. Louis County Library (SLCL) to give students access to the SLCL’s wealth of materials, including books, eBooks and databases. Click on the headline to learn more.
Eight Glenridge Elementary students spent time this school year putting their math knowledge and skills to the test in conjunction with the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) Math Contest. Click on the headline to learn more.
Love Investment Company (Love) has terminated its contract to purchase the Maryland School property from the School District of Clayton. The proposed Maryland School Town Homes development, which had its re-zoning petition denied by Clayton’s Plan Commission a few weeks ago, would have generated about $400,000 of new annual tax revenue. Click on the headline to learn more.
On Feb. 1, the Richmond Heights City Council will consider a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal for The Boulevard South. Plans for the expansion include a parking structure, retail space, office space and 165 residential units. Should the project, which is in the Meramec Elementary attendance area, generate any additional enrollment, the District would not receive any corresponding revenue until 2039 and, once the project is complete, would be out hundreds of thousands of dollars of new revenue each year until the TIF expires. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton Chamber Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference on Dec. 16 in Chicago. Each year, the Midwest Clinic displays top ensembles throughout the conference to showcase the newest ideas and talent. Click on the headline to learn more.