Campers are enjoying the third and final session of SummerQuest this year. On Thursday, July 10, campers enjoyed a variety of fun activities including archery, making arts and crafts and rock climbing. Click on the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary hosted its annual Meet Your Teacher event for all students on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Accompanied by their parents, Glenridge students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2014-2015 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.
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.
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.
Glenridge Elementary first- and second-grade students helped their classmates learn and grow as readers and writers through partner work on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The first-graders spent time reading together, while the second-graders shared their writing with their partners. Click on the headline to view photos.
The Glenridge staff is happy to announce that we are ready to begin our Fall Clubs! On Monday, Aug 25, your child will bring home a packet containing flyers for each of the before/after school clubs offered first semester. Please fill out and turn in the enrollment form to the main office by Wed, September 3.
The City of Clayton and the School District of Clayton are partnering with Operation Food Search to provide assistance to the families in need in Ferguson and its surrounding communities. To support food pantries in these areas that have experienced increased demand in recent weeks, the City of Clayton and School District of Clayton are hosting a food drive from Monday, Aug. 25, through Tuesday, Sept. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering first through sixth grade.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM 4, Strings
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PTO Grade & Committee Chair Meeting
8:50 AM - 9:50 AM 5, Strings
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM CLAYMO