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  • It’s a Tasty Month in Spanish Class!

    Meramec Elementary third-graders recently put on their chef hats to celebrate what they have learned about traditional foods and cooking in Señora Sarah Gottemoeller’s Spanish class. On April 21 and 22, the third-grade students made their own chicken- and cheese-filled empanadas with help from their teachers and parent volunteers. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Meramec Students Excel at Math Competition

    Meramec Elementary students recently spent their Saturday putting their math knowledge and skills to the test at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (MCTM) Regional Math Contest held on March 7. Click on the headline to view the list of participating students and their awards.

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  • Science Fair is District-Wide Celebration of Learning

    Clayton students, families and community members convened at Clayton High School on Saturday, March 28, for the District's annual Science Fair. Elementary and middle school science projects were on display at the event for attendees to view and for judging. In addition, Clayton High School students hosted fun, hands-on science activities. Click on the headline to view the Science Fair participants from each school and photos.

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  • April is School Library Month!

    This month, schools across the country are celebrating School Library Month. This year’s commemoration marks the 30th anniversary of the first national observance of School Library Month in April 1985. Click on the headline to learn how school libraries play an integral role in the learning process in Clayton's schools.

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  • Meramec Puts New Meaning to Building With Blocks

    Meramec Elementary students took part in a new extracurricular activity this school year that enhanced their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math: the Junior FIRST LEGO League. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Author Shares Tips with Fourth-Graders

    Meramec Elementary students in Fourth-Grade Teacher Kate Leary's class welcomed an author, editor and columnist to their class on March 26. But Montrice Williams isn't just any author; she is also the mother of Meramec fourth-grader Cannon Williams. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Kid Zone Staff “STEMify” Their Activities

    Kid Zone staff from the Family Center, Captain Elementary and Meramec Elementary participated in STEM training with Mad Science on Feb. 24. Click the headline to learn more and view phtoos.

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  • Meramec Celebrates African Culture, Famous Individuals

    The Meramec Elementary community gathered on Thursday, Feb. 26, for African American History Night, 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 learn more and view photos.

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  • FDA Alert - Cumin and Peanut Allergies

    Chartwells, the District's food service provider, has notified the District that the FDA issued a consumer alert to people who are highly allergic or sensitive to peanuts. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Meramec Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

    Students at Meramec Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school on Tuesday, Jan. 27, by bringing in their collections of 100 items and dressing up in costumes inspired by fashion from 100 years ago. The fourth-graders and kindergarteners also partnered to create 100th Day crowns. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Fourth-Graders Study Louisiana Purchase

    Meramec Elementary fourth-graders in Bryan Giansanti’s class learned about the Louisiana Purchase during their social studies time on Tuesday, Jan. 20. In small groups, the students read about the famous real estate deal and picked out the big ideas from what they had learned. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students and their Families Enjoy the Annual Holiday Sing

    Meramec Elementary students performed for their parents on Dec. 18 as part of the school's annual pre-Winter Break tradition: the Holiday Sing! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Expand Their Horizons During The Hour of Code

    Meramec Elementary students are trying their hand at computer science this week in conjunction with one of the largest worldwide learning events in history: The Hour of Code. Every class at Meramec is spending one hour during Computer Science Education Week, held Dec. 8-14, with Educational Technologist Tarita Rhimes and Counselor Anthony Henderson to learn about coding. Click on the headline to learn
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  • Meramec Students are on a Roll!

    Meramec Elementary third- through fifth-graders are taking part in one of the school year’s most highly-anticipated annual activities: rollerblading! In conjunction with their physical education (P.E.) curriculum, the students have learned the basics of moving on rollerblades and are practicing their balance as they loop around the school’s gymnasium during P.E. class. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Special Visitors Share Their School Experiences With Students

    To commemorate American Education Week, Meramec Elementary students invited their grandparents and special friends to Meramec’s annual Special Visitors Day on Nov. 20. Students and their special visitors shared stories about school then and now and discussed the similarities and differences between their elementary school experiences. Click the
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  • Meramec Community Gives Veterans the “Red Carpet” Treatment

    Meramec Elementary students paid tribute to some very special veterans on Friday, Nov. 14: the veterans who are also parents and grandparents of Meramec students. The honorary guests received a "red carpet" welcome to the school's “Salute-To-My-Hero” assembly, which honored all veterans for their service. Click on the headline to view photos.

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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."

Welcome to Meramec Elementary!