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  • Civil Rights Night is Culmination of Student Learning

    Wydown Middle School Team 7East students and teachers hosted their families for a Civil Rights Night on Thursday, April 16, to highlight the students’ study of the civil rights movement during the past few months. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Dr. Jamie Jordan Appointed Principal of Wydown Middle School

    The School District of Clayton is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jamie Jordan as principal of Wydown Middle School beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Jordan replaces Mary Ann Goldberg, who is retiring at the end of this year. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Wydown Families Plant Vegetable Gardens in Normandy

    Wydown Middle School students, staff and families traveled to Normandy on Saturday, April 11, to prepare and plant vegetable gardens at St. Ann’s School and Wayside Community Garden. The idea for the Wydown Community Garden Day was an outgrowth of the work by Wydown’s teachers, parents and students this year to more actively celebrate the school’s diversity. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Seventh-Grader Learns It Never Hurts to Ask

    Wydown Middle School seventh-grader Lucy Flores is proof that it really doesn’t ever hurt to ask. If you do, maybe Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, will help you with your research project and invite you to the Google offices in California to continue your learning. In fact, that’s exactly what happened. Click on the headline to learn more.

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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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  • Rhyming to the Beat of the Jump Rope

    Wydown Middle School sixth-graders in Literacy Teacher Rebecca Groves’ class used an old-fashioned tool to learn different types of rhythmic patterns for poetry in a new way. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • “Shrek The Musical” is a Hit!

    The Wydown Theatre Company impressed audiences with its spring musical, “Shrek The Musical,” on March 5-7. More than 120 Wydown Middle School students and staff members took part in the production, which is based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture “Shrek,” and the book “Shrek!” written by William Steig. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Have Impressive Showing in Missouri Math League

    Several Wydown Middle School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students recently participated in the Missouri Math League contest, which consists of completing 35 multiple-choice questions in 30 minutes. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Wydown Chess Team Takes Fourth at State

    The Wydown Middle School Chess Team earned fourth out of 32 teams in the Eighth-Grade and Under Division at the Missouri State Chess Championships held on Saturday, March 28, at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • WMS Students Test Their Knowledge at History Bee

    Six Wydown Middle School students participated in the Regional Finals of the History Bee held on March 24 at WMS, with two students qualifying for the National Finals. The History Bee tests students’ knowledge of history by having them compete directly with their peers using a buzzer system to answer questions about history. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Sixth-Graders’ Family Stories Published in Book

    Wydown Middle School sixth-graders Lillian Ebeling and Belle Gage have been honored by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for their historical family stories, “Problem After Problem” and “The Fox Stole the Show,” respectively. Both stories will be published in Grannie Annie, Vol. 10, which will be available in May. Click on the headline to learn more.

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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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  • Students Excel at Missouri Science Bowl

    Two teams of Wydown Middle School students competed with much success at the Missouri Regional Middle School Science Bowl competition held on Saturday, Feb. 21. The teams placed fourth and seventh out of the 16 teams at the competition, in addition to taking first place in two of the four divisions. Click on the headline for the list of students.

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  • “Defining Wydown’s Community” Events Form Bonds Among Families

    Wydown Middle School families and staff members gathered at the school on Thursday, Jan. 22, for a potluck dinner and fellowship in conjunction with the school’s Defining Wydown’s Community event. The event served as a follow-up to the parent/teacher/student panel conversation held in October. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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