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  • KidZone Raises $1,100 to Support Baton Rouge Youth Program

    The KidZone program at Captain and Meramec Elementary Schools raised more than $1,100 for flood victims in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during a Pledge Run and Craft Fair at the two schools on Friday, Sept. 9. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Captain Students Enjoy Day of Author Visits

    The Captain Elementary community was treated to not just one, but two visits from well-known authors on Friday, Sept. 16. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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    Captain Students and Staff Kick Off New Year

    Captain Elementary School students returned to school on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to begin the 2016-2017 school year. Click on the headline to view photos from the first day of school.

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  • Campers Make the Most of Final Session of SummerQuest

    Campers in kindergarten through eighth-grade are enjoying the final session of SummerQuest. From programming robots to creating canvas art, session three has something for every camper! Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Fun Times at SummerQuest!

    Campers in session two of SummerQuest are spending time in the art studio, the woodworking shop, on the basketball court and in the swimming pool, enjoying all of the fun activities SummerQuest has to offer. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Campers Dazzle Audience in Closing Ceremony

    Some of the finest acts at SummerQuest session one took the stage on Friday, June 17, for the session’s closing ceremony. Campers showed off what they learned during the two-week session in cheerleading, dance, rock band and theater. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Campers Are Having a Blast!

    SummerQuest campers are having a blast during session one! On Thursday, June 16, campers shot two-liter water bottle rockets on the Quad, mastered the rock climbing wall and played a rousing game of “pirate ball.” Click the headline to view photos.

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  • SummerQuest Kicks Off First Week

    The first week of SummerQuest has been filled with many fun experiences for campers, from creating pottery to hitting the bullseye with the bow and arrow to baking chocolate chip cookies. Click the headline to view photos.

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  • Captain Science Teacher Named Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award

    Captain Science Teacher Chris Hwande was named one of Missouri’s 10 finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST is the nation’s highest honor bestowed upon K-12 mathematics and science teachers. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • MAP Score Reports to be Mailed Home This Month

    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.

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  • Board Votes Unanimously to Appoint Gary Pierson to Fill BOE Vacancy

    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.

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  • District to Participate in Library Card Program

    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.

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  • Clayton Schools are Tops!

    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.

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  • District to Begin Testing Schools for Lead on Aug. 31

    The School District of Clayton has hired a contractor to test faucets and drinking fountains for lead contamination in all of the District's facilities. Even though the District does not anticipate the water in any of its buildings to test positive for lead contamination, the testing is being performed out of an abundance of caution and to confirm that the water in our schools is indeed safe. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Dr. Timothy Dilg Appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

    Dr. Timothy Dilg has been appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s assistant superintendent of human resources. He will replace Dr. Sean Doherty, who was appointed as the District’s next superintendent. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Captain Back-to-School Resources

    It’s never too early to start preparing for the upcoming school year! Click on the headline to view school supply lists and important dates.

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Welcome

Ralph M. Captain Elementary School is a community-based, open-concept school that serves five distinct neighborhoods: Concordia Seminary, Demun, Hillcrest, Richmond Heights and St. Louis City. The students of Captain Elementary are the heart of our school community.  Students with a variety of different needs, interests, cultural heritages and learning styles make up the rich tapestry of Captain.

Captain’s staff members foster a caring, supportive learning environment where all children embrace challenges, think critically and persevere to reach high levels of learning. While maintaining small class sizes, teachers work deliberately to implement the rich, challenging Clayton curriculum. All teachers differentiate learning activities for students to accommodate unique learning needs. Captain’s staff members are vibrant, energetic, diverse and constantly seeking to improve what they do for students.

Captain parents value the diversity, high expectations and rich learning experiences available to all children in the school community. Working together, Captain parents and staff aim to achieve excellence by building community and by providing for the diverse needs of each student.

Welcome to Captain Elementary!

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