With the end of the 2012-2013 school year in sight, students who will be advancing to the next level of their education in the District are anxiously anticipating what their new school and new schedule will have in store. Click on the headline to read an article about what District staff are doing to help these fifth- and eighth-graders prepare for the next step.
Fifth-Grade Promotion at Meramec Elementary serves as a time for fifth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Meramec fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Friday, May 31. Click the headline to view photos.
English Language (EL) students at Wydown Summer Academy are helping to improve the reading skills of EL students at Elementary Summer Academy through a partnership between the programs this summer. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
Kindergarten through eighth-grade students in the School District of Clayton’s SummerQuest summer day camp have been enjoying a wide variety of activities during the camp’s first session of the summer. From baking cookies to erupting volcanoes, SummerQuest provides fun opportunities for every camper. Click on the headline to view photos.
The School District of Clayton is reducing its impact on the environment while saving an estimated $700,000 through the installation of 12 arrays of solar panels on eight buildings across the District and at the Center of Clayton. The Board of Education approved a 20-year lease proposal from Microgrid Solar, which includes Microgrid’s donation of an array of solar panels at Wydown Middle School. The District is projected to save $700,000 over the course of the expected life of the solar panels. Click on the headline to read the article.
It’s never too early to start preparing for a successful new school year! Click on the headline for a list of resources to help you and your family prepare for the start of the 2013-2014 school year.
Fourth-grade students planted native Missouri wildflowers in the school's science garden as part of their life science unit “Structures of Life.” This planting gave students an opportunity to contribute directly to the environment of Meramec using native plants which are adapted to growing in Missouri's climate. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Thanks to the broad range of presentations at Meramec Elementary’s Career Day on May 3, students gained new ideas and ambitions for their future careers. The 18 presentations, mainly from family members of students and staff, included insights into the careers of pilots, authors, chefs, doctors, dentists, firefighters, police officers, handymen, military personnel and many others. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.