Meramec Elementary School

  • From Woodworking to Safaris, SummerQuest is a Hit!

    The second session of SummerQuest is underway, and campers have been enjoying both indoor and outdoor activities. On June 25, campers made their own jewelry, practiced their woodworking skills and went on a safari! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Final Session of SummerQuest Provides Fun Time for All

    Campers are enjoying the third and final session of SummerQuest this year. On Thursday, July 10, campers enjoyed a variety of fun activities including archery, making arts and crafts and rock climbing. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Meramec Elementary Students Meet Their Teachers

    Meramec Elementary hosted its annual Meet Your Teacher event for all students on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Accompanied by their parents, Meramec students had the opportunity to meet their teachers for the 2014-2015 school year, visit their new classrooms and meet their classmates. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • First Day Begins New Chapter for Meramec Students

    Meramec Elementary students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 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 2014-2015 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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  • Students Embark on a Math Scavenger Hunt

    Fifth-graders at Meramec Elementary went on a unique kind of scavenger hunt on Wednesday, Aug. 27: a math scavenger hunt! Each clue helped students review the math concepts they have studied this year by requiring them to complete a math problem before advancing to the next clue. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Clayton to Host Food Drive for Ferguson

    The City of Clayton and the School District of Clayton are partnering with Operation Food Search to provide assistance to the families in need in Ferguson and its surrounding communities. To support food pantries in these areas that have experienced increased demand in recent weeks, the City of Clayton and School District of Clayton are hosting a food drive from Monday, Aug. 25, through Tuesday, Sept. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Field Day Creates Fun Team-Building Experiences

    Meramec Elementary students enjoyed their annual Field Day activities on Friday, May 23. Parent volunteers and staff were essential in making the end-of the-year celebrations memorable. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • School Supply Lists and Back-to-School Resources

    Ensure a successful start to the 2014-2015 school year for your family! Click on the headline for school supply lists and other helpful resources.

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  • Download Your Child's Summer Math Packet

    Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering first through sixth grade.

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Welcome

Meramec Elementary School is nestled in a tree-lined neighborhood of suburban St. Louis, Missouri. The school has a rich history, and it is not unusual to find several generations of families represented among our current school population. Families have a strong desire to offer their children an education with high academic standards in a student-centered school. The rich diversity of our school population is valued. Our guiding principles state, "Diversity enriches our lives, mirrors our world, and reflects our future."

Meramec Elementary School is well known as a place where students, staff, administration, parents and community members work together in harmony. All learning activities are driven by a strong belief that it is essential "...to strive to develop in all the children the strength of character, the skills, the knowledge and the wisdom necessary to build creative, productive lives and contribute to a global society". The individuality of every learner is recognized and valued. Members of our Meramec community include outstanding teachers, excellent support staff, supportive parents and energetic volunteers, who work together to support each child's success.

Studies are enhanced by exciting and engaging activities, where daily decisions are based on the best interests of students, balancing individual and group needs. Character education is woven throughout daily experiences. The school culture nurtures both the joy of learning and the satisfaction of achievement. The Meramec 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.

Welcome to Meramec Elementary!

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