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.
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.
During the final two months of the school year, the students and staff at Meramec Elementary embarked on a gardening project that School Nurse Caren Etling hopes will be a source of learning, curiosity and delicious foods for many years to come. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary fifth-grade students were promoted to the next chapter in their education during the special ceremony on Wednesday, May 25. Click the headline to view photos.
Every morning, rain or shine, 99-year-old Aubrey Yawitz walks up to Meramec Elementary School to greet students as they arrive for the school day. When students and staff learned he would turn 100 on June 17, they wanted to celebrate with him before the last day of school. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary fourth-grader Penny Riswadkar earned second place overall in the Fourth-Grade Division of the MCTM Elementary State Competition and will advance to the National Elementary Championship held in June. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
The School District of Clayton's after school program, Kid Zone, has been selected as the Missouri AfterSchool Network's “Program of the Month.” The program earned this award for the dedication, passion and high quality programming it offers to Clayton students every day. 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.
Love Investment Company (Love) has terminated its contract to purchase the Maryland School property from the School District of Clayton. The proposed Maryland School Town Homes development, which had its re-zoning petition denied by Clayton’s Plan Commission a few weeks ago, would have generated about $400,000 of new annual tax revenue. Click on the headline to learn more.