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    Meramec Takes the MyPlate Challenge!

    Meramec Elementary School students and staff have shown this year that they are up for the MyPlate Challenge! The school, led by Nurse Caren Etling, is working its way through the different food challenges, which encourage healthy eating and physical activity. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Discovery Time Promotes Innovation, Critical-Thinking

    New this school year, elementary students across the District are spending time each week specifically dedicated to exploring their own interests and ideas. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Meramec Students Celebrate Their Veterans

    Meramec Elementary students and staff celebrated some of their favorite veterans with a special breakfast on Veterans Day in conjunction with the school's celebration of World Kindness Week. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Musical Spotlight Features Patriotic Theme

    Meramec Elementary second- and third-graders performed music inspired by the United States of America during their Spotlight performance on Thursday, Nov. 10. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Meramec Staff Shave Their Heads to Fight Childhood Cancer

    In conjunction with the school’s annual celebration of World Kindness Day, the Meramec community has raised $8,880 to fight childhood cancer. As a result, three Meramec staff members agreed to have their heads shaved at a school-wide assembly on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Click on the headline to learn more and watch the video.

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  • Princesses, Superheroes and Witches, Oh My!

    Meramec Elementary students took part in the Pumpkin Parade on Monday, Oct. 31. During the annual Halloween tradition, 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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  • Students Gain Confidence, New Skills on Rock-Climbing Wall

    Fifth-graders at Meramec Elementary enjoyed a fun challenge during the last full week of October when each class visited the rock-climbing wall at The Center of Clayton. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • They Did the Monster Mash!

    Kid Zone celebrated the National Lights On Afterschool Day on Oct. 26 with a Family Monster Mash event held at Captain Elementary. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Clayton Schools Ranked Fourth in Nation

    The School District of Clayton has been ranked as the fourth best school district in the nation on the latest ranking released by Niche K-12, in addition to top state rankings for each of its schools. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Board Approves Final Extension of Voluntary Student Transfer Program

    At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Kid Zone Coordinator Earns National Award

    School District of Clayton Kid Zone Coordinator Tyler Kearns has been selected as a recipient of the National AfterSchool Association’s (NAA) Next Generation of Afterschool 2017 Award. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • MAP Score Reports to be Mailed Home This Month

    The MAP Grade-Level assessment score reports have been released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Any student who attended a Clayton school during the 2015-2016 school year and was in third through eighth grade will receive his/her report at his/her home address. Reports will be mailed by Sept. 30, 2016.

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  • Board Votes Unanimously to Appoint Gary Pierson to Fill BOE Vacancy

    Pierson was sworn-in as a Board director on Aug. 31 and will fill this role until his term expires in April. Click on the headline to learn about the process.

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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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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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