Glenridge Elementary School

  • Fifth-Graders Create Abstract Art

    Glenridge Elementary fifth-graders prepared for their school’s upcoming celebration of International Dot Day by studying the work of Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky during art class on Thursday, Sept. 4. The students created their own Kandinsky-inspired abstract paintings featuring a variety of shapes in different sizes and colors. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Embrace African Culture Through Dance

    Glenridge Elementary students have been immersed in African culture this month through a dance program led by Diadie Bathily, founder and artistic director of Afriky Lolo. For more than 10 years, the program has been teaching Glenridge students the basic movement of West African dance while incorporating lessons in African geography, language and culture. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Students Make their Mark on International Dot Day

    In classrooms, down the halls and on the playground, dots could be sighted just about everywhere at Glenridge Elementary School on Monday, Sept. 15. 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. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • First-Graders Learn About Fire Safety

    The first-grade classes at Glenridge Elementary welcomed some very important visitors to class on Friday, Oct. 10. Members of the Clayton Fire Department stopped by the school to talk with the first-graders about fire safety. The firefighters also showed off the gear they wear to protect themselves when fighting fires. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Glenridge Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Glenridge Elementary is concluding its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with several activities during the week of Oct. 13. Students celebrated Columbus Day on Monday, Oct. 13, by talking about the impact of Christopher Columbus and other Spanish explorers and by learning several Latin dances from Glenridge parent Silvia Mutis. Click on the headline to learn more about the celebration and view photos.

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  • Protect Your Family Against the Flu

    Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.

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  • Students “Happy” to be Back at Glenridge

    After spending the first few days of school talking with their students about the daily procedures, classroom expectations and school rules, Glenridge teachers and staff decided to end the week on a “happy” note. Click on the headline learn more and view photos of the surprise school-wide assembly.

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  • First Day Begins New Chapter for Glenridge Students

    Glenridge Elementary students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 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 2014-2015 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Fifth-Graders Celebrate Accomplishments, Prepare for New Challenges

    Fifth-Grade Promotion at Glenridge Elementary serves as a time for fifth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Glenridge fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Friday, May 30. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Field Day Creates Fun Team-Building Experiences

    Glenridge Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 23. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebrations memorable. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Book Swap Prepares Students for Summer Reading

    Glenridge Elementary students are already lining up their summer reading materials thanks to the school’s annual Book Swap. Families were encouraged to donate gently used books to the Book Swap earlier in May. During Book Swap Week from May 19-22, students visited the library to pick out up to 10 books, equal to the number they donated. The students took the books home to enjoy during their summer break. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • First-Graders are “Goin’ Buggy” for Science Unit

    Glenridge Elementary first-graders impressed their audience as they performed their very own rendition of the “Goin’ Buggy” opera on Friday, May 2. The opera served as the culminating activity in the first-grade science unit on insects. Glenridge Music Teacher Sue Williams and the first-grade teachers helped the students prepare for their performance of “Goin’ Buggy.” Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Games, Food and Fun are Abundant at Annual Strawberry Festival

    The Glenridge Elementary community enjoyed a favorite Glenridge pastime, the Strawberry Festival, on Saturday, May 3. The old-fashioned school carnival kicked off with a bike parade at 8:45 a.m. and was followed by games, rides and plenty of strawberries for all! Students enjoyed participating in the annual cakewalk and whipped cream-eating contest as well. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Witness STEM-Based Skills, Collaboration in Action

    Sixty-one Glenridge Elementary gifted students had the opportunity to witness some of the world’s best student-programmed robots in action when they visited the FIRST Robotics World Championship on Thursday, April 24, at the Edward Jones Dome. Click on the headline to read 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 to 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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