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  • Science Olympiad Seeks Student Scientists!

    The Wydown Middle School Science Olympiad team is inviting new students with an interest in science to join the ranks this year. There will be a Parent Kick-Off Meeting for both new and returning parents on Sept. 4. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • China Trip Helps Students Make Cultural Connections

    Seventeen Wydown Middle School students had the opportunity to make valuable cultural connections to what they have learned in their Chinese classes during a nine-day trip to China this summer. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Innovation, Teamwork Keep Eggs Safe During Egg Drop Challenge

    Wydown Middle School sixth-graders used their creativity and innovative ideas to provide an egg with a safe landing during the Egg Drop Challenge held in the first week of school. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Seventh-Graders Meet New Counselor

    Wydown Middle School seventh-graders met their new guidance counselor, Lauren Siegel, during team meetings on Aug. 13 and 14. Siegel is new to WMS this school year and used the team meetings as an opportunity to talk with students about her background, her role as their guidance counselor and to answer any questions from the students. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • First Day Begins New Chapter for WMS Students

    Wydown Middle School students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to begin a new grade level and start their next chapter in Clayton. Students enjoyed getting to know their teachers and classmates while settling into their new routine for the 2015-2016 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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  • Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Students Prepare for the First Day of School

    Wydown Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders participated in the school's annual Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Walk Through on Tuesday, Aug. 11, in preparation for the first day of the 2015-2016 school year. Students and their families toured their team areas, met their new teachers and filled their lockers with school supplies. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Wydown Sixth-Graders Gear Up for New School Year

    Wydown Middle School hosted sixth-graders and their families for the Sixth-Grade Walk Through on Monday, Aug. 10. The students met their new teachers, reconnected with classmates, toured their new school and prepared their lockers for the first day of school. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Eighth-Grader’s Class Project Leads to Unlikely Friendship, Trip of a Lifetime

    When Wydown Middle School incoming eighth-grader Lucy Flores emailed Ray Kurzweil, a director of engineering at Google, to ask for help with a class project, she never imagined she would be invited to tour the Google offices in California, attend graduate-level lectures at Singularity University and be the special guest at one of Kurzweil's “fireside chats” with graduate students! Click the headline to read the article.

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  • Don’t Miss the Fourth Annual Greyhound Golf Tournament

    Support the Greyhounds by registering for the fourth annual Greyhound Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 3. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • New Volunteer Enrollment Procedures

    As part of an ongoing effort to protect the physical and emotional safety of all Clayton students, the District has begun requiring training and background checks for all volunteers who will be performing tasks that might put them in close and unsupervised contact with students. Individuals who are planning to volunteer within the District during the 2015-2016 school year are required to review the District's volunteer expectations, complete an enrollment form and submit a confidential background check form. Click on the headline to learn more about the process and download the forms.

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  • District Updating Student Account Passwords

    In an effort to enhance safety and security across the District for the 2015-2016 school year, the School District of Clayton is in the process of changing the passwords on our students’ District-provided email accounts. While the email address and login for each student will remain the same, the new password on each student’s account will be his/her student ID number. Click the headline for more information.

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  • DESE Launches "Read MOre, Missouri!" Summer Reading Program

    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.

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  • Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal

    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.

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  • Theater Students Honored for Exemplary Work

    Twenty-six Wydown Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders have been inducted into Troupe 89180 of the Junior International Thespian Society. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Wydown Students Honored in Holocaust Museum Art & Writing Contest

    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.

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  • Students and Staff Collect $24,489 During Jump Rope for Heart

    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.

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Announcements

  • Daily Announcements for Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015

    1. 8th graders interested in the counselor in training (CIT) program for the 6th grade camp,
    please see Mrs. Snelling (118) or Dr. Jones (info c) for details.  Applications are due this Friday, Sept. 4th by the end of school.
    2. Fall play auditions after school today in the theatre from 3:40 to 5:25pm
    3. Any student wishing to audition for the 2015-2016 Wydown Jazz Band needs to see Mr. Kanaan
    for the audition material.
    4. Math Club meets after school today in Mr. Powers room 240.
    5. Informational meeting for Wydown Yearbook will be this Friday, Sept. 4th in the the InfoC from 3:40 to 4:15pm.
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  • Click here to download the new Program of Studies 2015-16
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