One beginning-of-the-school-year activity at Meramec Elementary has quickly become an annual school tradition for students and staff. For the third year in a row, Meramec Counselor Anthony Henderson is visiting every classroom in the building to read and discuss a book with students. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary School students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 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 2015-2016 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.
Meramec Elementary hosted its annual Meet the Teacher event for all students on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Accompanied by their parents, Meramec students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2015-2016 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.
SummerQuest campers had plenty of outlets for their creativity on Wednesday, July 17, from drawing and painting in Art and Crafty Corner to practicing their cheerleading and dance routines for Friday's closing ceremony. Click on the headline to view photos.
As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.
In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.
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.
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.