Wydown Middle School eighth-graders were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Wednesday, May 27. Eighth-Grade Promotion serves as a time for the eighth-graders and their teachers and families to celebrate their successes while excitedly anticipating future endeavors. Click the headline to view photos.
Current and former Wydown Middle School students, parents and staff bid farewell to Principal Mary Ann Goldberg during a reception hosted by the PTO on Wednesday, May 20. Goldberg is retiring at the end of this school year after serving as the school's principal for 16 years. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The eighth-graders on Team 7/8 took the lessons learned from their Humanity and the Environment unit in social studies class and stretched them across six miles to raise money and spread awareness about the water crisis in Rwanda. Through the Walk for Water, the eighth-graders raised $1,500 to support the construction of wells in Rwanda. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
With their own immigrant identity, the sixth-graders at Wydown Middle School traveled through Ellis Island on Friday, May 8, 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 learn more and view photos.
Several Wydown Middle School students were honored for their scientific thinking at the Academy of Science – St. Louis’ Regional Science Fair held recently at Queeny Park. Click on the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School sixth-graders learned valuable lessons about using electronic communication safely and appropriately during a presentation by Tina Meier of the Megan Meier Foundation on Tuesday, May 5. Click on the headline to learn more.
The seventh- and eighth-graders in Wydown Middle School Teacher Dawn Weber’s Integrated Arts class have been creating their own computer games using the GamePress app. After three weeks of developing and tweaking their games, the students recently took turns trying out their gaming skills on their classmates’ games.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “Read MOre, Missouri!” program is a new statewide summer reading challenge to help students and their parents choose reading materials the students will love. The program provides students with a fun and easy way to select books based on their comfort level and interests. Click on the headline to learn how to create a summer reading list.
School District of Clayton students, staff and their families are raising money to support those devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal by working with Save the Children, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the lives of children around the world. Click on the headline to learn more and to donate on your school's fundraising page.
Three Wydown Middle School students have been selected for honors among the nearly 900 works of art and writing submitted in the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center’s 13th annual Art and Writing Contest. Eighth-grader Rachel Schneider and seventh-grader Anna Sturmoski earned first and second place, respectively, in the Middle School Visual Arts category of the contest, while eighth-grader Maddy Bale earned the top prize in the Middle School Writing category. Click on the headline to learn more.
The District’s six schools raised a total of $24,489 in support of the American Heart Association this year through the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser! Every school put their own spin on the fundraiser while promoting healthy living and physical fitness. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Wydown Middle School Science Olympiad Team had another impressive showing at the state competition held on Saturday, April 18, at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. In only its second year, the WMS team placed third in the state against many veteran teams and earned the alternate spot for the national competition. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
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.