WMS students and staff spread messages of peace and support to their peers at Ferguson Middle School when they arrived for their first day of school on Monday, Aug. 25. The WMS students and their teachers created “pinwheels for peace,” which were be placed in the lawn at Ferguson Middle School to greet students and staff on Monday. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos and video.
The families of students enrolled in the English Language (EL) program at WMS and CHS attended a special information session hosted by the District on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the St. Louis County Library’s Mid-County branch. Click on the headline to learn more about the event.
The eighth-grade Spanish students in Teacher Susan Christopher’s classes took part in a cultural experience on Thursday, Aug. 28. With help from WMS English Language (EL) Teacher Stephanie Roberson, the students learned the basics of salsa dancing. After practicing the dance individually, the Spanish students grabbed a partner and showed off their best salsa moves! Click on the headline to view photos.
You’re invited to join in this year’s Clayton High School Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Sept. 27! The Homecoming Parade will begin at the back entrance of Clayton High School at 11 a.m. and will conclude at Centene Stadium at Gay Field in time for the kickoff of the Greyhound varsity football game against Ladue High School at noon. Click on the headline for more details.
Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.
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.
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.
Wydown Middle School hosted sixth-graders and their families for the Sixth-Grade Walk-Through on Monday, Aug. 11. The students met their new teachers, reconnected with classmates, toured their new school and prepared their lockers for the first day of school. Click on the headline to view photos.
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.
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.
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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Making it Happen Dinner
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Tax Rate Hearing and Board of Education Meeting
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM WMS VOLLEYBALL - LIFT FOR LIFE (TEAM 1) @ HOME