Glenridge Elementary School

  • Build Day Brings Green Team's Philosophy to Life

    Members of the Green Team at Glenridge Elementary spent their Saturday morning on March 1 practicing what they preach: sustainability. The students and their parents participated in a Green Team Build Day held at Clayton High School to build birdhouses and birdfeeders from the wood that was previously used for the outdoor stage at Glenridge. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.

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  • Kindergarteners Enjoy Variety During Reading Choice Time

    Glenridge Elementary kindergarteners enjoyed taking part in a variety of activities during their Reading Choice Time on Wednesday, March 26. The students assembled puzzles, worked on the computer, and spent time writing and drawing. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Glenridge Students Learn Valuable Life Skills

    Glenridge first-graders enjoyed a visit from Counselor Rachel Spann on March 28 as part of the Life Skills curriculum Spann teaches to the kindergarten through fifth-grade students across the school. The Life Skills lessons center on grade-level development and concerns in three main categories: social and emotional growth, academic skills growth and future jobs and careers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • ¿Flota o No Flota?

    Glenridge Elementary first-graders answered an important question in Spanish class with Teacher Gwen Kennerly today: ¿flota o no flota? The students practiced the names of several different types of fruit in Spanish before making predictions about which fruit would float and which would sink. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • STEM Day Broadens Students’ Perspectives Through Engaging Activities

    Fifth-grade students and their teachers from across the School District of Clayton spent the day together on Friday, April 11, for the District’s first-ever Elementary STEM Day. Click the headline to learn more and view phtos.

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  • Upcoming Glenridge Events for Kindergarten Students and Parents

    Glenridge Elementary is hosting a series of events for incoming kindergarten students and their parents. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Glenridge, CHS Students Partner in the Name of Science

    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 District’s Elementary Science Fair on March 8. Through the Science Project Mentor Club, the students met with their partners after school twice per month in the Glenridge science classroom. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.

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  • Families Problem-Solve at Math Open House

    Glenridge Elementary students and their parents took advantage of their extra time on the Feb. 26 Late Start Day by participating in Glenridge’s Math Open House from 8-9:15 a.m. Families traveled to different classrooms across the school, learning about math instruction and curriculum and taking part in grade-level appropriate math activities. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Check, Please!

    Sixty-four Glenridge Elementary students of all ages and skill levels are spending time after school this winter honing their chess skills as members of the school’s Chess Club. Through a partnership with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, the Glenridge students are not only playing a fun game of chess, but they also are improving their cognitive skills. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Programming Robots is Fun After-School Learning Opportunity

    Glenridge Elementary students have been spending an hour after school each week learning about science, technology, engineering and math through a fun and engaging activity. Using their school’s set of LEGO MINDSTORMS, the Glenridge students are building and programming robots while gaining valuable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Glenridge Fifth-Graders Prepare for Transition to Middle School

    Glenridge Elementary fifth-graders have begun preparing for their transition to sixth grade at Wydown Middle School this fall. The students welcomed WMS Assistant Principal Matt Balossi and Counselor Lynn McGraw on Monday, Feb. 10, to learn about what they should expect as incoming sixth-graders. Click on the headline to read the article.

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  • Glenridge Elementary Has Heart!

    Glenridge Elementary students and staff wore red on Friday, Feb. 7, 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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  • New PTO Dashboard Launched for 2014

    A new PTO Dashboard homepage has been launched for each school’s PTO to make it easier for parents to find important information such as upcoming events, announcements and meeting dates. Click the headline to view the new dashboard.

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  • Students Log 2,130 Hours of Reading During Annual Read-A-Thon

    Glenridge students read an astounding 127,813 minutes during this year’s Read-A-Thon, and as a result, they raised $9,535 in pledges from family and friends. As a reward to the student from each grade level who read the most minutes during the Read-A-Thon, Glenridge invited Clayton Mayor Harold Sanger to a special lunch with these students. Click the headline to read the article and view photos.

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  • Upcycled Art Class Turns Trash into Treasured Artwork

    Other people’s trash really is treasure for several Glenridge Elementary students enrolled in the Upcycled Art class this spring. Through weekly after-school meetings, students are taking throw-away and recyclable materials such as plastic bottles, chicken wire and cardboard boxes and turning them into art. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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Welcome to Glenridge School

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 by 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

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