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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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  • SummerQuest Campers Are Having a Blast!

    SummerQuest campers are having a blast during session one! On Thursday, June 16, campers shot two-liter water bottle rockets on the Quad, mastered the rock climbing wall and played a rousing game of “pirate ball.” Click the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Kicks Off First Week

    The first week of SummerQuest has been filled with many fun experiences for campers, from creating pottery to hitting the bullseye with the bow and arrow to baking chocolate chip cookies. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Science Garden Grows Students’ Curiosity, Encourages Healthy Habits

    During the final two months of the school year, the students and staff at Meramec Elementary embarked on a gardening project that School Nurse Caren Etling hopes will be a source of learning, curiosity and delicious foods for many years to come. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Meramec Fifth-Grade Promotion Filled with Excitement, Anticipation

    Meramec Elementary fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Wednesday, May 25. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Meramec Surprises Neighbor with 100th Birthday Celebration

    Every morning, rain or shine, 99-year-old Aubrey Yawitz walks up to Meramec Elementary School to greet students as they arrive for the school day. When students and staff learned he would turn 100 on June 17, they wanted to celebrate with him before the last day of school. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.

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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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  • Free Shipping From the Online Spirit Store

    The School District of Clayton and its schools have launched a new, easy way to shop for school apparel through the online Clayton Spirit Store! Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Meramec Students Excel at Math Competition

    Eight Meramec Elementary students spent time this school year putting their math knowledge and skills to the test in conjunction with the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) Math Contest. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Developer Terminates Maryland School Contract

    Love Investment Company (Love) has terminated its contract to purchase the Maryland School property from the School District of Clayton. The proposed Maryland School Town Homes development, which had its re-zoning petition denied by Clayton’s Plan Commission a few weeks ago, would have generated about $400,000 of new annual tax revenue. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Board Approves 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Calendars

    The Board of Education approved the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 calendars at their Nov. 18 meeting. Click the headline to learn more.

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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."

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