Wydown Middle School sixth-graders performed a reenactment of the 1846 trial of Dred Scott v. Irene Emerson in St. Louis for their classmates, parents and teachers on Friday, Feb. 7. The performance helped the students and their audience more thoroughly understand the circumstances surrounding the trial. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
The Clayton community was invited to learn more about a variety of issues in the U.S. and around the world such as child labor and hunger on Feb. 12, at WMS’ Raise Awareness Night. The evening showcased the work of WMS sixth-graders, who researched these important topics and turned their research into public service announcements. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
WMS has been hosting a special visitor for the past several weeks who is working with the school’s sixth-graders to create a lasting impact on their new building. The school welcomed Artist in Residence Robert Fishbone on Jan. 27 as they began designing and painting a mural on the wall between the doors of the art teachers’ classrooms. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
Seventh-grade students on Team 7East enjoyed a Friday afternoon Sock Hop on Feb. 28 in connection with their study of 1950s culture as part of the social studies curriculum. The students and their teachers donned their best poodle skirts and leather jackets and spent the afternoon dancing, hula hooping and enjoying treats from the soda fountain. Click on the headline to view photos.
The sixth-graders on Team 6 Central reenacted President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination for their classmates and parents on Friday, March 7. The students in April Fulstone’s social studies class adapted their play from a Readers’ Theater version of the assassination. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School sixth-graders in Suellen Slais' math class repurposed their desks for a recent math lesson. Using dry erase markers, students practiced their skills of determining tax, tip and discounts by writing directly on their desks. Click on the headline to view photos.
Wydown Middle School sixth-grader Emilio Rosas Linhard wanted to do something special to honor his two friends who are fighting leukemia. Through the development of Caps4Kids, Emilio is not only helping other children who, like his friends, are battling cancer, but he also incorporated a powerful gesture of his support. Click on the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School sixth-graders on Team 6 East recently spent time preparing to lead a conference with their parents about their work during the first half of the school year and the goals they are pursuing in the coming months. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
Nearly 60 Wydown students are taking part in a new extracurricular activity this school year, Science Olympiad, thanks to a special collaboration between their school and two local higher-education institutions: Washington University and Concordia Seminary. In only its first year, the WMS Science Olympiad Team has already qualified for the state tournament. Click on the headline to read the article.
School counselors are often the individuals who work behind the scenes to ensure students are ready to learn each day and are prepared for success beyond graduation. Click on the headline to learn more about the important role counselors play in their school communities.
The Wydown Chess Team hosted the 13th Annual Chris Bollinger Memorial Chess Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 1, and was narrowly edged out of the first place title in the final match of the tournament’s final round. Eighth-graders Jake Clemmer, Sam Levenson and Cindy Zhou, seventh-grader Nicholas Taghert and sixth-grader Ryan Kerr earned medals for outstanding play. Click on the headline to read more.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.
The Wydown Cooking Club has been named one of only three Regional Winners in a student recipe and video contest sponsored by Chartwells, the District’s food service provider. The students’ recipe, Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Bars, combined local milk and apples with whole grains to create a healthy, delicious breakfast item for the “What’s Your Hometown Specialty?” video and recipe contest. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spring Musical
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 6C HANLEY HOUSE & JEFFERSWON BARRACKS
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM WMS PTO Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting