The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has named Glenridge Elementary a Mix It Up Model School for its exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among its students during the 2015-2016 school year through the “Mix It Up at Lunch Day” program. Click on the headline to learn more.
Sightings of famous Missourians including Amelia Earhart, George Washington Carver, Maya Angelou and Walt Disney occurred at Meramec Elementary on Tuesday, April 26, during the fourth-grade Famous Missourians Wax Museum. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
CHS seniors (from left) Gabrielle Choo-Kang, Omkar Venkatesh, Elizabeth Wolfgram and Sarah Widder each earned a perfect score on either the ACT or SAT this school year. Click on the headline to learn more.
The fourth-grade classes at Meramec Elementary welcomed State Representative Stacey Newman on Friday, April 15, for a presentation in conjunction with their social studies curriculum about Missouri’s government. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary fifth-grader Charlie Owens will make his television debut this summer when he stars in an autism-focused episode of Mack & Moxy, a groundbreaking television series airing on PBS. Click on the headline to learn more and watch the video.
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.
As students are preparing their summer reading lists this spring, the School District of Clayton is participating in the White House ConnectED Library Challenge, 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.
Based on St. Louis County's unofficial results from the April 5, 2016, municipal general election, Brad Bernstein and Joe Miller have been elected by the community to fill the two available seats on the District's Board of Education. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Night for District families on Monday, April 11, from 6-9 p.m. at Clayton High School, #1 Mark Twain Circle. The event will feature a Mental Health Resource Fair from 6-7 p.m., followed by a screening of the documentary, "Walking Man." 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.
Five current and former District students are published authors and illustrators, some for the second time, with the release of The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration’s 10th anniversary publication, "Echoes from World War II: Young Writers Sharing Family Stories." Click on the headline to learn more.
On Feb. 1, the Richmond Heights City Council will consider a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal for The Boulevard South. Plans for the expansion include a parking structure, retail space, office space and 165 residential units. Should the project, which is in the Meramec Elementary attendance area, generate any additional enrollment, the District would not receive any corresponding revenue until 2039 and, once the project is complete, would be out hundreds of thousands of dollars of new revenue each year until the TIF expires. Click on the headline to learn more.
The state of Missouri will offer the ACT to all 11th-grade students this spring as part of the Missouri Assessment Program. All juniors enrolled in Missouri public schools are required to participate in the statewide ACT® Plus Writing assessment. Eleventh-graders who attend a private school or are home schooled are eligible to take the ACT in the district in which they live at no cost. Click on the headline to learn more.