Meramec Elementary School

  • Lunches of Love Provide Sense of Normalcy, Comfort

    A small gesture by the Meramec Elementary community made a significant impact on those in need on Monday, March 31. Through the school’s Lunches of Love program, Meramec’s Helping Hands parent group and its Character Council delivered 225 lunches and 348 bottles of water to needy individuals at Peter and Paul Community Services. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Fourth-Grade Students Welcome Their State Rep

    The fourth-grade classes at Meramec Elementary welcomed State Representative Stacey Newman on Friday, April 4, for a presentation held in conjunction with their social studies curriculum about Missouri’s government. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • STEM Day Broadens Students’ Perspectives Through Engaging Activities

    Fifth-grade students and their teachers from across the School District of Clayton spent the day together on Friday, April 11, for the District’s first-ever Elementary STEM Day. Click the headline to learn more and view phtos.

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  • Meramec Choir Wows Audience at Cardinals Game

    The Meramec Elementary Choir, under the direction of Music Teacher Randi Shanker, wowed audiences with their rendition of “God Bless America” on the field at the St. Louis Cardinals game on April 12. Following their performance, the Meramec students and their families cheered the Cardinals to victory over their rival, the Chicago Cubs. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • A Peek into the Family Center

    The District’s Family Center offers programs and support for families with children well beyond preschool age. Families with older children can benefit from the parenting education classes and other resources available to them at the Family Center. Click on the headline to take a peek into the wonderful programs available at the Family Center and to learn more about the growth opportunities for all District families.

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  • Students Put Engineering Skills to the Test During Annual Egg Drop

    Meramec Elementary fourth- and fifth-graders enrolled in Kid Zone spent the past two weeks challenging their knowledge in the annual Egg Drop Challenge. Students were tasked to build egg mobiles using only recyclable materials that could withstand a 25-foot drop while keeping the egg safe. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Meramec Celebrates African Culture, Famous African Americans

    The Meramec community gathered on Feb. 27, for a special celebration highlighting the impact of African culture on the U.S. and the important work of African American individuals throughout history. Click on the headline to read about Black History Night and view photos.

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  • Meramec KidZone Hosts Service Project to Benefit APA

    Students enrolled in KidZone for before- and after-school care at Meramec Elementary are helping to support local homeless dogs and cats this winter. Through a service project benefitting the Animal Protective Association (APA), students are making beds, scarves and toys to give to the nearly 300 animals currently living at the APA’s shelter. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Meramec Kindergarteners Celebrate the Chinese New Year

    Meremec Elementary kindergarteners have taken time throughout the past month to prepare for their Chinese New Year celebration on Friday, Feb. 7. Students created lanterns and dragon scrolls while studying how the Chinese New Year relates to other holidays and cultural celebrations. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Meramec Elementary Has Heart!

    Meramec Elementary students and staff wore red on Friday, Feb. 7, to commemorate the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day. Students learned about heart health, participated in heart healthy activities and Chartwells, the District’s food service provider, served red food items. Click the headline to view photos.

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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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