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  • Makerspace Lab Incites Real World STEM Connections

    Glenridge Elementary has a new creative outlet for its students this school year that teaches them to make real world connections with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Click on the headline to learn more about the Glenridge Makerspace STEM Lab and view photos from first project of the school year.

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  • First Day Begins New Chapter for Glenridge Students

    Glenridge Elementary School students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 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 2015-2016 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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  • Glenridge Elementary Students Meet Their Teachers

    Glenridge Elementary hosted its annual Meet the Teacher event for all students on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Accompanied by their parents, Glenridge students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2015-2016 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Glenridge Librarian Selected for Library of Congress Summer Program

    Glenridge Elementary Librarian Jude Hagene has been selected to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute for the week of July 27-31. Hagene was chosen for the program from a pool of more than 300 applicants. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Campers Enjoy Fun Indoor and Outdoor Activities

    Campers aimed for the bullseye, enjoyed outdoor water activities and worked on a variety of projects in the wood shop during the next-to-last day of SummerQuest on Thursday, July 16. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Third Session of SummerQuest is a Blast!

    It might be the final session of SummerQuest, but the fun hasn't slowed down! On Thursday, July 9, campers enjoyed building rockets, painting on canvas, baking fruit pizzas and programming robots. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Session Two is Filled With Fun!

    Campers in session two of SummerQuest had fun with fabrics, conquered the rock climbing wall and used air pressure to launch water balloons on Wednesday, July 1. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Campers Get Creative

    SummerQuest campers had plenty of outlets for their creativity on Wednesday, July 17, from drawing and painting in Art and Crafty Corner to practicing their cheerleading and dance routines for Friday's closing ceremony. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Teacher Selected to Spend a “Weekend With George Washington”

    Glenridge Elementary Fifth-Grade Teacher Cara Barnes has been selected to attend a four-day, immersive residential program for teachers from Missouri and Kentucky at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • It's Time to Enroll in Fall Clubs!

    Glenridge students are encouraged to sign up for fall clubs. Enrollment forms are due to the Glenridge office on Wednesday, Sept. 2, so don't delay! Click on the headline to download the fall clubs packet.

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  • New Volunteer Enrollment Procedures

    As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.

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  • District Updating Student Account Passwords

    In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.

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  • 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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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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