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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.