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  • Fourth-Graders Win Top Prize in Video Contest

    Glenridge Elementary School fourth-graders Sage Bernstein and Lucia del Pilar have earned one of the top prizes in the 2015 METC Show-Me A Movie contest for their video, “The News Show.” Click on the headline to learn more and view the video.

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  • Kindergarteners Curate Native American Art Museum

    Glenridge Elementary kindergarteners curated their very own Native American Art Museum in January. The museum featured the students’ artwork, which is connected with their learning in social studies about Native American culture. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Glenridge Third-Grader Rules the School

    Students often dream about what they would do if they were in charge of their school for a day. That dream became a reality for Glenridge Elementary third-grader Stella Plein on Friday, Jan. 8, when she was “principal for the day” alongside Principal Beth Scott. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • It's Science Fair Season!

    It’s time to start thinking about the 2016 Science Fair! The Science Fair is a great opportunity for students to learn more about a topic of their choosing by using their knowledge of the scientific process to conduct experiments, make observations and create inventions. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Glenridge Community Enjoys Annual Holiday Sing

    Glenridge Elementary students performed for their parents on Dec. 17 as part of the school's annual pre-Winter Break tradition: the Holiday Sing! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Learn New Language Through The Hour of Code

    Glenridge Elementary students are learning the language of coding this week in conjunction with one of the largest worldwide learning events in history: The Hour of Code. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Glenridge Families Snuggle Up with a Good Book

    Glenridge Elementary students and their parents snuggled up with a good book (or several!) during the school’s Family Pajama Read-In on Nov. 18. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Princesses, Superheroes and Witches, Oh My!

    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.

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  • Kindergarten Teachers Present "Kindergarten on the Horizon"

    Learn everything you need to know for your child's upcoming kindergarten year at Kindergarten on the Horizon on Monday, Feb. 22, from 7-8 p.m. at the Family Center. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Richmond Heights To Consider $18.7 Million TIF

    On Feb. 1, the Richmond Heights City Council will consider a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal for The Boulevard South. Plans for the expansion include a parking structure, retail space, office space and 165 residential units. Should the project, which is in the Meramec Elementary attendance area, generate any additional enrollment, the District would not receive any corresponding revenue until 2039 and, once the project is complete, would be out hundreds of thousands of dollars of new revenue each year until the TIF expires. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Board Approves 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Calendars

    The Board of Education approved the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 calendars at their Nov. 18 meeting. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Clayton Chamber Ensemble Invited to International Conference

    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.

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  • Looking For a Calendar of Glenridge Events?

    Look no further than the 2015-2016 At-A-Glance Calendar, which gives an overview of the activities and events taking place at Glenridge this school year. Click on the headline to access the calendar.

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  • Teacher Selected to Spend a “Weekend With George Washington”

    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.

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  • New Volunteer Enrollment Procedures

    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.

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  • District Updating Student Account Passwords

    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.

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Glenridge Elementary School is a diverse community where students, teachers, staff and parents work together to meet students’ academic, physical, social and emotional needs. At Glenridge, every child is taught, supported, cared for and appreciated. The school is a place that encourages discovery, belonging and goal setting for every child. Glenridge is proud of its rich tradition of achieving academic excellence though high expectations for all students.

Throughout its history, Glenridge has built a foundation soundly based on collaboration and continuous improvement. Glenridge offers a school culture where the academic and social success of all children is the top priority. When strong relationships exist between home and school, this priority becomes a reality.

Significant emphasis is placed on building a sense of community for everyone at Glenridge. The entire Glenridge community is enriched by the cultural diversity of its student body, which includes a large international population. In addition, our parent volunteers are supportive of the school’s efforts with their time, energy and financial backing for events and programs throughout the year.

A hallmark of Glenridge is its focus on learning, with a variety of experiences and resources for all students. Working together, the entire Glenridge community is helping to prepare our students to achieve greatness.

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