Since August, the 60 students who comprise Wydown Middle School’s Science Olympiad Team have been meeting three times each week with their mentors from Washington University to prepare for this year’s competitions. Click on the headline to learn more.
Fourteen Wydown Middle School seventh-grade delegates attended the Model United Nations (U.N.) Conference on Thursday, May 5, at the Creve Coeur Government Center. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
The Wydown Middle School community joined together to raise nearly $6,000 for Friends of Kids with Cancer during the school’s fifth annual Give Back Week held on April 25-28. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Twenty-five elementary, middle and high school parents met several times throughout February and March to share their parenting challenges and joys and to enhance their own parenting strategies through the District’s Love and Logic Parenting Workshop. Click the headline to learn more.
Allison Love has been appointed to serve as the assistant principal at Wydown Middle School. She will serve as the grade-level administrator for the incoming sixth-graders and replaces Dr. Matt Balossi, who has accepted an administrative position in California for next year. Click on the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School students Ari Perryman and Belle Gage have been selected for honors among the nearly 950 works of art and writing submitted in the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center’s 14th annual Art and Writing Contest. Click on the headline to learn more.
Dr. Sean N. Doherty has been unanimously appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s next superintendent of schools. The Board of Education appointed Doherty, who has been serving in the role of interim superintendent since November 2015, to the position after the District’s current superintendent, Dr. Sharmon B. Wilkinson, submitted her resignation and intent to retire at the end of the current school year. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Gateway Chess League completed its 2016 chess season and announced the results of the League tournaments on Wednesday, May 3. The Wydown Middle School Sixth-Grade Chess Team earned first place in the League’s Sixth-Grade Division this year, while the school’s Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Chess Team placed fourth overall in their division and remained in the top five Metro-area teams for the fifth consecutive year. Click the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School seventh-grader Belle Gage’s historical family story has been selected for publication in "Grannie Annie, Vol. 11," to be released in late May by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Missouri Association of School Librarians has honored Wydown Middle School Sixth-Grade Social Studies Teacher Emily Szyman and Library Media Specialist Dr. Victoria Jones with the 2016 Teacher Library Collaboration Award. Click on the headline to learn more.