Wydown Middle School hosted sixth-graders and their families for the Sixth-Grade Walk-Through on Monday, Aug. 11. 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.
Wydown Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders participated in the school's annual Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Walk-Through on Tuesday, Aug. 12, in preparation for the first day of the 2014-2015 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.
Wydown Middle School students returned to school on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 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 2014-2015 school year. Click on the headline to view photos.
WMS students and staff spread messages of peace and support to their peers at Ferguson Middle School when they arrived for their first day of school on Monday, Aug. 25. The WMS students and their teachers created “pinwheels for peace,” which were be placed in the lawn at Ferguson Middle School to greet students and staff on Monday. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos and video.
The families of students enrolled in the English Language (EL) program at WMS and CHS attended a special information session hosted by the District on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the St. Louis County Library’s Mid-County branch. Click on the headline to learn more about the event.
The City of Clayton and the School District of Clayton are partnering with Operation Food Search to provide assistance to the families in need in Ferguson and its surrounding communities. To support food pantries in these areas that have experienced increased demand in recent weeks, the City of Clayton and School District of Clayton are hosting a food drive from Monday, Aug. 25, through Tuesday, Sept. 9. Click on the headline to learn more.
Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.
Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering sixth through ninth grade.
WMS students enjoyed sampling produce from every color of the rainbow on Tuesday, May 20, in conjunction with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Rainbow Day initiative. Students were encouraged to take fruits and vegetables of at least three different colors with their lunches. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School students hosted two special visitors on Friday, May 16, in conjunction with their work on raising awareness about hunger in the U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay and Brendan Fahey, field representative for Senator Claire McCaskill, visited the sixth-graders in Social Studies Teacher Sarah Miller’s class to discuss the topic of hunger and food insecurity. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
With their own immigrant identity, the sixth-graders at Wydown Middle School traveled through Ellis Island on Friday, May 9, 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 read more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School sixth-grade students attended a presentation on Monday, May 12, by Tina Meier of the Megan Meier Foundation. During the presentation, Meier spoke with the WMS students about bullying, cyberbullying, the students’ digital footprint and appropriate use of electronic communication. Click on the headline to learn more.
Sixth-grade advisory students have been spending time with the residents at Sunrise Senior Living this spring. During their three visits, the students enjoyed talking with the residents, playing games and even performing a few songs for them on the piano. Click on the headline to view photos.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 6 CENTRAL POTLUCK
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM WMS PTO Meetings
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Joint Meeting of the BOE and BOA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6th gr. Parent Connection Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6 EAST CULTURE POTLUCK - WYDOWN MAINSTREET
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 6W CULTURE POTLUCK - MAINSTREET