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.
Family Center students, families and staff in the Blue and Orange Rooms on the Clayton High School campus spent their Saturday morning beautifying the play yard during the Spring Beautification Day held on Saturday, April 2. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
If it’s not thunderstorming or extremely cold outside, visitors to the Family Center are likely to see classes of students exploring all that nature has to offer by spending time on the school’s nature trail. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Family Center students in the Green Room enjoyed playing independently and with their classmates, teachers and parent volunteers on Jan. 14. The students read books, played with blocks, dressed up with hats and skirts and created meals in the Green Room’s kitchen. Click on the headline to view photos.
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.
Supporting the social, emotional and mental health needs of each student is a top priority for the School District of Clayton. Through the Parent Coaching program, parents can take advantage of the neutral ear of a trained counselor who will provide guidance on a variety of parenting issues and situations. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
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.