Glenridge Elementary students took part in the Great Pumpkin Parade on Friday, Oct. 30. Led by the Great Pumpkin, students paraded through the neighborhood surrounding the school, showing off their costumes to the parents who lined the parade route. Click on the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students mixed it up during their lunch periods on Tuesday, Oct. 27, to get to know and make connections with other students in their grade level. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students and staff participated in a variety of activities during the week of Oct. 12 in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is held from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 each year. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The fifth-graders at Glenridge Elementary took advantage of the beautiful weather during the last official weekend of summer to host a car wash and bake sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 19. The students’ washing, scrubbing and rinsing paid off – to the tune of $505! Click on the headline to view photos.
In classrooms, down the halls and on the playground, dots could be sighted just about everywhere at Glenridge Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 15, for the school's celebration of International Dot Day. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students learned gathered in their CLAYMO groups on Thursday, Sept. 10, for their first meeting of the school year. CLAYMO, which stands for Care Lots About Yourself and Many Others, is a longstanding tradition at Glenridge. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.