Wydown Middle School

  • Museum Highlights Transformation of Post-Civil War America

    Wydown Middle School students, staff and parents were invited to tour the sixth-graders’ museum, “The Nation’s Transformation: Post-Civil War America,” on Tuesday, May 20, to learn about how the U.S. changed following the Civil War. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.

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  • Video Games Provide Learning Experience at WMS

    Wydown Middle School students discovered this year a way to play video games during class – by building their own! The seventh- and eighth-graders enrolled in Computer Technology Teacher Dawn Weber’s Computer Explorations and Web Technology courses designed and built their own video games from scratch. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Eighth-Graders Look Onward

    Wydown Middle School eighth-graders celebrated their time at WMS while looking ahead to their future at CHS at this year's Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony on May 28. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Book Club Encourages Summer Reading

    Several Wydown Middle School students convened at the school on Tuesday, June 10, to build new bookshelves and select several books to add to their summer reading lists. The students will meet at WMS three times throughout the summer to share with each other what they have been reading. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Sixth-Graders Dive Into a Good Book

    Incoming Wydown Middle School sixth-graders are immersing themselves in high-quality reading this summer during Wydown Summer Academy. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    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.

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  • School Supply Lists and Back-to-School Resources

    Ensure a successful start to the 2014-2015 school year for your family! Click on the headline for school supply lists and other helpful resources.

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  • Download the Wydown Newsletter

    Click on the headline to view this month's newsletter as well as archived newsletters.

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  • Download Your Summer Math Packet

    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 sixth through ninth grade.

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  • Students Sample a Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables

    WMS students enjoyed sampling produce from every color of the rainbow on Tuesday, May 20, in conjunction with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Rainbow Day initiative. Students were encouraged to take fruits and vegetables of at least three different colors with their lunches. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Students Discuss Hunger in U.S. with Elected Officials

    Wydown Middle School students hosted two special visitors on Friday, May 16, in conjunction with their work on raising awareness about hunger in the U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay and Brendan Fahey, field representative for Senator Claire McCaskill, visited the sixth-graders in Social Studies Teacher Sarah Miller’s class to discuss the topic of hunger and food insecurity. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.

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  • Eighth-Grader’s Family Story Published in Book

    Wydown Middle School eighth-grader Amy Tishler has been honored by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for her historical family story, “The Silver Spoon.” Click on the headline to read the article.

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  • Sixth-Graders Travel Through Ellis Island

    With their own immigrant identity, the sixth-graders at Wydown Middle School traveled through Ellis Island on Friday, May 9, to experience what it might have been like for the immigrants who arrived in the U.S. in the late 1800s. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.

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  • Students Learn Valuable Lessons About Preventing Bullying

    Wydown Middle School sixth-grade students attended a presentation on Monday, May 12, by Tina Meier of the Megan Meier Foundation. During the presentation, Meier spoke with the WMS students about bullying, cyberbullying, the students’ digital footprint and appropriate use of electronic communication. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Sixth-Graders Enjoy Visits to Sunrise Senior Living

    Sixth-grade advisory students have been spending time with the residents at Sunrise Senior Living this spring. During their three visits, the students enjoyed talking with the residents, playing games and even performing a few songs for them on the piano. Click on the headline to view photos.

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