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.
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.
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.
The District’s Family Center offers programs and support for families with children well beyond preschool age. Families with older children can benefit from the parenting education classes and other resources available to them at the Family Center. Click on the headline to take a peek into the wonderful programs available at the Family Center and to learn more about the growth opportunities for all District families.
Glenridge Elementary second-graders spent time on Tuesday, April 22, learning to become successful researchers in conjunction with their research projects on wild animals. The students took notes on their respective animals and determined which questions they needed to ask during the research process. Click on the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary is hosting a series of events for incoming kindergarten students and their parents. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7:45 AM - 8:30 AM 4&5, Chorus
8:50 AM - 11:30 AM 2-5, Gifted Students, Robotics Championship
8:50 AM - 9:50 AM 5, Strings
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1, Zoo Insectarium
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5, MAP Testing
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM 3-5, Girls on the Run
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM K-5, KidzArt
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spring Concert
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM 4&5, Chorus
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM International Coffee
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM 2N, LREC
7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Chorus at Cardinal's Baseball Game