Glenridge Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 22. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebration memorable. Click the headline to view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students and staff participated in a variety of old fashioned fun activities to commemorate Screen Free Week from May 4-8. Students made crafts in the Spanish Room, took a walk around the neighborhood with their friends and teachers, picnicked with other students and families and played their favorite board games in the Glenridge Library. 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, May 1, for the District’s second annual Elementary STEM Day. The event provides fun, engaging science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for students, in addition to exposing them to possible career connections in these areas. Click on the headline to learn more.
The fifth-graders at Glenridge Elementary made their mark on their school – literally – when they made handprints in the concrete of the new patio in front of the school on Thursday, April 30. The patio replaces the school’s peace garden and will serve as a learning space for classes to use throughout the school year. The fifth-grade classes raised money this year to purchase benches that will be installed on the patio. Click on the headline to view photos.
Eight whipped cream pies were a spectacular reward for the Glenridge community’s recent success in raising $12,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The pies were such a great reward because they were thrown in the faces of eight Glenridge staff members – including Principal Beth Scott – at the Pennies for Patients closing assembly on Friday, April 24. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
For the second year in a row, Glenridge Elementary students have had the opportunity to connect what they are learning in the classroom about programming robots to the complex, 120-pound robots in action at the FIRST Robotics World Championships. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Clayton students, families and community members convened at Clayton High School on Saturday, March 28, for the District's annual Science Fair. Elementary and middle school science projects were on display at the event for attendees to view and for judging. In addition, Clayton High School students hosted fun, hands-on science activities. Click on the headline to view the Science Fair participants from each school and photos.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “Read MOre, Missouri!” program is a new statewide summer reading challenge to help students and their parents choose reading materials the students will love. The program provides students with a fun and easy way to select books based on their comfort level and interests. Click on the headline to learn how to create a summer reading list.
School District of Clayton students, staff and their families are raising money to support those devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal by working with Save the Children, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the lives of children around the world. Click on the headline to learn more and to donate on your school's fundraising page.
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.
The District’s six schools raised a total of $24,489 in support of the American Heart Association this year through the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser! Every school put their own spin on the fundraiser while promoting healthy living and physical fitness. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Glenridge Elementary students performed for their parents on Dec. 19 as part of the school's annual pre-Winter Break tradition: the Holiday Sing! Click on the headline to view photos.
Children’s author Kate Klise shared a special recipe with students at Glenridge Elementary during her visit on Monday, Dec. 15. When talking with the school’s kindergarteners, the author encouraged them to write their own books by sharing her recipe for storytelling: create a main character, give the character a problem and send him/her on an adventure. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.