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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.