Clayton High School AP Environmental Science students harvested their gardens on Monday, Nov. 21, and learned how their cold weather crops, such as radishes and arugula, fared in their experiment this semester. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Two Clayton High School juniors are giving back this school year to a school that gave them so much. Chenny Lee and Eunice Shin decided they wanted to support the international families who have found their home at Glenridge by creating an afterschool tutoring program. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Suicide was the second leading cause of death for people age 15-34 in 2015, according to the CDC. CHS is working to combat that number this school year by training every student and staff member in the Signs of Suicide prevention program. Click on the headline to learn more.
Twenty-six Clayton High School seniors were inducted into the CHS chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) on Monday, Nov. 14. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Juniors Thomas Wagner and Tennyson Thomas are working with the District this school year for a new partnership that will provide them with valuable videography experience while showcasing the different programs and events taking place across the District. Click on the headline to learn more and watch their first video.
Five Clayton High School seniors have earned a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam. Jiayi (Tiger) Chen, Nicholas Lee, Jonah Mendelson, Harry Rubin and Emily Sharp each scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School students used their wits, their persuasive skills and their military forces to defeat their rivals during a friendly game of Roman Risk on Thursday, Oct. 13. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.
Clayton High School seniors Camille Respess and Ellie Tomasson, 2016 graduate Alex Bernard and the Globe Newsmagazine recently were awarded high school journalism’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize: the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Brasler Prize. Additionally, the Globe earned the NSPA Pacemaker Award, which is the highest award given to an overall publication in scholastic journalism. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Clayton High School Globe Newsmagazine and several of its staffers have been honored with prestigious awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Click on the headline to learn more.
Congratulations to the 13 Clayton High School seniors who have been named Semifinalists and 13 who were named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Click on the headline to view the list of students.
Good morning CHS! Today is Monday, November 28th. Today is an A Day!
If you are so inclined please rise for the Pledge of Allegiance:
I pledge Allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America
And to the Republic, for which it stands.
One Nation. Under God. Indivisible. With Liberty and Justice for all.
Thank you. Here are the morning announcements:
This week, students in Algebra 2, College Prep Algebra 2, Consumer Math, Honors Algebra/Trigonometry, Government, and AP Government will be taking End of Course Exams. To accommodate testing, CHS will be on a special block schedule on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Tuesday, you go to Periods 1, 3, 5, and 7 following your B Day schedule. On Wednesday, you’ll go to periods 2, 4, 6, and 8 following your A Day schedule. Schedules are posted throughout the building, and GNN will also broadcast the schedule following the announcements on Monday.
Tickets for this year's Freshman/Sophomore Play, Snow Angel, are now on sale. The performance will take place this Wednesday through Saturday, November 30th through December 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
in the Black Box Theatre. Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased from Mrs. Manny in Room 8 during your lunch period.
On Wednesday morning, Dr. Hoelscher and Mr. Ryan will continue "post-election dialogues" in room 121 at 7:30 am. Young Republicans, Politics club, teachers and those interested in continuing the conversation are invited to attend. This is not a political debate, rather, our goal to to create an opportunity for civil dialogue and understanding.
Did you know that 1 in every 4 Missouri kids come to school hungry every day? To combat this, a special canned food drive at Clayton is now underway. Many 1st period teachers will have boxes in their classrooms where you can drop off canned food donations to help feed hungry kids around the state. The 1st period with the most canned food donations will receive Krispy Kreme donuts delivered the Friday before finals. See Cooper Kennelly with any questions!
The following college will be visiting CHS:
1:17 - Western Illinois University
Representatives of Learning to Live, a free Washington University tutoring and mentorship program for high schoolers, will be coming to CHS after school Wednesday to promote their program. Come to room 2 at 3:15 Wednesday to learn more.
Attention seniors. You senior quote and baby picture are due by Dec. 5 one week from today. If you did not get a form from your English teacher, please come to room 41 and pick one up.
The Asian student association is having a dim sum lunch on Saturday, December 3rd from 11-1 at Wei Hong restaurant. If you have an interest in attending, contact either Sophie Barnes or Tara Williams so we can make a reservation.
Do you love eating Chipotle? Do you want to help CHS raise money? You can do both on TODAY by bringing in a flyer when you purchase your meal. 50% of proceeds between 11 AM and 9 PM will go to the School District of Clayton. Flyers can be picked up in the Activities Office any time today.
This holiday season, send a candy cane gram to your friends and teachers! They will be on sale from Monday, Nov. 28th to Friday, Dec. 2nd in the Commons and in front of the library before school and during all lunches. All candy canes are just $1 and the profits will be going to Alzheimer's and dementia research.
Here is today’s athletic schedule:
And Happy birthday today to:
Grant FriesenStay tuned after the announcements for a Candy Gram video produced by Devon Johnson. Also, on a short programming note, GNN will not air the daily announcements on Tuesday or Wednesday this week due to the EOC schedules.