The School District of Clayton’s elementary international families spent the day exploring the St. Louis Zoo at the English Language Learning (EL) Department’s International Family Day at the Zoo on Saturday, Sept. 24. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Kid Zone program at Captain and Meramec Elementary Schools raised more than $1,100 for flood victims in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during a Pledge Run and Craft Fair at the two schools on Friday, Sept. 9. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
With a name like Rafa’ Rafa’, nothing can be assumed. And Meramec Elementary fifth-graders learned exactly that when they participated in the Rafa’ Rafa’ cultural learning simulation on Sept. 8. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.