Five Wydown Middle School students met on Tuesday, Nov. 29, to discuss the 23 books they committed themselves to reading this fall as Reader-Selectors for the Missouri Association of School Librarians’ Truman Readers Award. Click on the headline to learn more.
Early morning or late afternoon visitors to Wydown Middle School might be surprised when they stop by the school’s eighth-grade wing, where 50 or more student scientists can be found on any given school day working on scientific concepts and experiments. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School students and staff welcomed three visitors to their school this week, who traveled a long way to share their story. Pacifique Niyosenga, director of the Niyo Cultural Centre in Rwanda, and his colleagues, Patrick and Figi, spent Nov. 21-22 at WMS. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Students on Team 8East at Wydown Middle School welcomed a visitor to their classroom on Thursday, Oct. 6, who traveled a long way to be there. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Wydown Theatre Company is hosting two dance workshops for students interested in auditioning for the upcoming production of “Footloose” and an informational meeting for students who would like to join the production’s Tech Crew or Costume Crew. Click on the headline for more information.
Thirteen Wydown Middle School orchestra and band students auditioned for and were accepted into the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association’s All-Suburban Honors Orchestra, Honors Concert Band or Honors Jazz Band. Click on the headline to learn more.
The MAP Grade-Level assessment score reports have been released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Any student who attended a Clayton school during the 2015-2016 school year and was in third through eighth grade will receive his/her report at his/her home address. Reports will be mailed by Sept. 30, 2016.
Pierson was sworn-in as a Board director on Aug. 31 and will fill this role until his term expires in April. Click on the headline to learn about the process.
The School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge again this school year, which is an initiative developed in 2015 to ensure all students have access to a library card. The District is participating in the program through the St. Louis County Library (SLCL) to give students access to the SLCL’s wealth of materials, including books, eBooks and databases. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton and all of Clayton's schools K-12 have been ranked as some of Missouri's best schools in a new ranking by Niche K-12, a website that provides reviews and insights from students, parents and professionals about neighborhoods, cities and K-12 and higher education institutions. Click on the headline to learn more.