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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two Meramec Elementary fifth-graders have been honored by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for their historical family stories. Belle Gage’s story, “Blizzard Blunder in Boston,” and Meredith Talbott’s story, “Tennis Switcheroo,” have been published in Grannie Annie, Vol. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM School Picture Day
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Parent Principal Coffee
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Joint Meeting of the BOE and BOA
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Character Council Meeting for current 4th & 5th Grade students