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    Meramec Tradition Teaches Students About Growth Mindset

    Meramec Elementary Counselor Anthony Henderson has been making his way to every classroom in the building this year as part of an annual school tradition. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Meramec Students and Staff Kick Off New Year

    Meramec Elementary School students returned to school on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to begin the 2016-2017 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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    Meramec Elementary Students Meet Their Teachers

    Meramec Elementary hosted its annual Meet Your Teacher event for all students on Monday, Aug. 15. Accompanied by their parents, students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2016-2017 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Meramec CoOPERAtive Serves Up Delectable Performance

    The 16th season of the Meramec Community CoOPERAtive featured very relevant issues in a fun, musical format through its production of “Election à la Mode” on Friday, July 29. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Giving Back, One Glass of Lemonade at a Time

    Meramec Elementary students Sam and Tucker Abeles are showing the world that, through hard work, they can make a huge impact on other elementary school-aged children in the St. Louis community. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Campers Make the Most of Final Session of SummerQuest

    Campers in kindergarten through eighth-grade are enjoying the final session of SummerQuest. From programming robots to creating canvas art, session three has something for every camper! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Fun Times at SummerQuest!

    Campers in session two of SummerQuest are spending time in the art studio, the woodworking shop, on the basketball court and in the swimming pool, enjoying all of the fun activities SummerQuest has to offer. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Campers Dazzle Audience in Closing Ceremony

    Some of the finest acts at SummerQuest session one took the stage on Friday, June 17, for the session’s closing ceremony. Campers showed off what they learned during the two-week session in cheerleading, dance, rock band and theater. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • District to Participate in Library Card Program

    The School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge again this school year, which is an initiative developed in 2015 to ensure all students have access to a library card. The District is participating in the program through the St. Louis County Library (SLCL) to give students access to the SLCL’s wealth of materials, including books, eBooks and databases. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Clayton Schools are Tops!

    The School District of Clayton and all of Clayton's schools K-12 have been ranked as some of Missouri's best schools in a new ranking by Niche K-12, a website that provides reviews and insights from students, parents and professionals about neighborhoods, cities and K-12 and higher education institutions. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • District to Begin Testing Schools for Lead on Aug. 31

    The School District of Clayton has hired a contractor to test faucets and drinking fountains for lead contamination in all of the District's facilities. Even though the District does not anticipate the water in any of its buildings to test positive for lead contamination, the testing is being performed out of an abundance of caution and to confirm that the water in our schools is indeed safe. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Five Apply To Fill BOE Vacancy

    The School District of Clayton Board of Education received applications from five District residents to fill a vacancy on the board. UDPATED - Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Dr. Timothy Dilg Appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

    Dr. Timothy Dilg has been appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s assistant superintendent of human resources. He will replace Dr. Sean Doherty, who was appointed as the District’s next superintendent. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Meramec Back-to-School Resources

    It’s never too early to start preparing for the upcoming school year! Click on the headline to view school supply lists and important dates.

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  • Kid Zone Named Missouri AfterSchool Network's “Program of the Month”

    The School District of Clayton's after school program, Kid Zone, has been selected as the Missouri AfterSchool Network's “Program of the Month.” The program earned this award for the dedication, passion and high quality programming it offers to Clayton students every day. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Dr. Sean Doherty Appointed Superintendent of Schools

    Dr. Sean N. Doherty has been unanimously appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s next superintendent of schools. The Board of Education appointed Doherty, who has been serving in the role of interim superintendent since November 2015, to the position after the District’s current superintendent, Dr. Sharmon B. Wilkinson, submitted her resignation and intent to retire at the end of the current school year. Click on the headline to learn more.

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Welcome

Meramec Elementary School maximizes student academic achievement and character development by building a foundation for lifelong learning within a flexible, positive and caring learning community. The Meramec Elementary community includes outstanding teachers, excellent support staff, supportive parents and energetic volunteers who work together to support each student's success. Meramec’s culture nurtures both the joy of learning and the satisfaction of achievement. The school community fosters the development of students who accept responsibility for their learning and feel supported in their ability to create positive futures for themselves.

Meramec Elementary is proud of its rich history; it is not unusual to find several generations of families represented among the school population. Since 1939, Meramec Elementary has offered children an education with high academic standards in a student-centered, diverse school environment. Meramec is a school where students are valued for their individuality. Every student is recognized for their unique strengths and talents and is encouraged to aspire to and achieve their goals.

The Meramec community is well known as a place where students, staff, administration, parents and community members work together in harmony. Parent involvement is a hallmark of Meramec. The Meramec Parent - Teacher Organization (PTO) partners with the school in support of building a cohesive school community through a wide variety of enriched experiences over the course of each school year.  At Meramec, parents, teachers and students collectively embrace the "Meramec Five"- responsibility, respect, kindness, cooperation and safety - as core values that are modeled, taught and practiced throughout the school year.  Students know "The Golden Rule" and strive to ensure that every child has a strong sense of belonging within the learning community.  It is often said that "magical memories are made at Meramec."

Welcome to Meramec Elementary!

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