Glenridge Elementary students paraded throughout the school showcasing their creative Halloween costumes and enjoyed Halloween treats and activities in their classrooms during this year's Halloween festivities on Thursday, Oct. 31. Click the headline to view photos.
Fifth-graders at Glenridge Elementary shared their knowledge about European explorers with their parents, teachers and classmates during a project showcase on Nov. 13. The projects are the result of time spent during the fifth-graders’ social studies classes and weekly visits to the Glenridge library researching and learning about their selected explorers. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary is partnering with Clayton High School this school year to provide elementary students with reading support and a unique friendship. From November to May, five Glenridge third-graders are spending 30 minutes after school for two days each week with their reading partner from CHS. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary kindergarteners use their literacy time on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to take part in a variety of activities. Students enjoyed writing, drawing pictures, making their own books and using the computers to improve their literacy skills. Click on the headline to view photos.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.
Click on the headline to download a draft of the 2014-2015 school calendar and an information sheet that highlights some of the key items and changes proposed for next year. The Calendar Committee, District Leadership Council, the Professional Relations Council and the Board of Education have worked through multiple drafts and revisions before arriving at the current proposed draft.
More than 50 Glenridge Elementary students and parents helped to alleviate hunger around the world on Friday, Oct. 11, by participating in St. Louis World Food Day’s annual food packaging event. Event participants from across the region donated and packaged 367,848 meals for malnourished children and adults. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
The School District of Clayton is pleased to announce Glenridge Elementary School Reading Specialist Nancy Durham has been selected as the District’s recipient of the 2013 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Click on the headline to read the article.
Glenridge Elementary students, staff and their families celebrated the school’s merge of cultures during its annual Taste of the World event on Friday, Sept. 27. This year’s event not only showcased the diverse Glenridge community, but it also displayed the school’s commitment to protecting the environment. Click on the headline to read the article.
Glenridge Elementary is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 in honor of the contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to the United States. As part of the celebration, Glenridge third-graders and Music Teacher Sue Williams performed “Cantamos Americanos,” a collection of Latin music, for parents on Thursday, Oct. 3. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students enjoyed sampling produce from every color of the rainbow on Monday, Sept. 30, thanks to a $200 grant the school received from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Bridget Jordan, the District’s Chartwells food service director, applied for the Rainbow Day grant to encourage students to eat a variety of different types of fruits and vegetables. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
In classrooms, down the halls and on the playground, dots could be sighted just about everywhere at Glenridge Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 13. Students and staff proudly donned their best dot clothing, enjoyed dot-shaped lunches and took part in dot-themed class lessons in celebration of International Dot Day and the anniversary of Peter H. Reynolds' book, “The Dot.” Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Fourth-graders at Glenridge Elementary studied the impact of acid rain on the growth of plants during a science lab on Friday, Sept. 6. The students planted seeds on Sept. 3, which they watered with “acid rain” comprised of vinegar and water. On Friday, the students measured the growth of the plants and made observations about the plants’ roots and number of sprouts. Click on the headline to view photos.
Third-graders enjoyed a fun game of exercising and teamwork during their P.E. class on Friday, Aug. 30. Teachers Steve Hutson and Nicole Miller divided students into pairs to play the Hot Spot game. During the game, each pair of students worked together to successfully shoot a ball into a bucket or cart from a “hot spot” marked by a plastic disc. The third-grade pair with the most successful shots won the game. Click on the headline to view photos.
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM CLAYMO
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 1-5, Green Team
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 4-5, Math Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Partners in Reading
8:50 AM - 9:50 AM 5, Strings
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 2-5, Science Mentor Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Abra-Kid-Abra
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 5-6, Girls in the Know
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Suzuki Strings