Clayton High School students taking American Government this summer participated in a mock job fair on Wednesday, June 17, as part of their study of how the laws passed by Congress are carried out by the government. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
SummerQuest campers had plenty of outlets for their creativity on Wednesday, July 17, from drawing and painting in Art and Crafty Corner to practicing their cheerleading and dance routines for Friday's closing ceremony. Click on the headline to view photos.
Clayton High School Summer Academy students enrolled in Academic Foundations combined their learning in math and science on Wednesday, June 17, through a series of hands-on activities. Using graphing calculators and a motion sensor, the students worked in small groups to mimic a graph of time and motion through their own motions. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
During the first week of June, art educators from the School District of Clayton, along with several other St. Louis area school districts, hosted a regional conference on choice-based art. More than 50 art educators from 34 school districts in four states attended the four-day conference. Click the headline to learn more and view photos.
The incoming sixth-graders attending Wydown Summer Academy (WSA) visited St. Louis Public Library’s Central Branch on Friday, June 12, to explore the library’s special exhibit and conduct research using the primary sources available at the library. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Wydown Middle School incoming seventh-graders Lillian Ebeling and Belle Gage were among 17 students honored at The Grannie Annie’s annual book signing celebration at the Missouri History Museum on June 7. These 17 students, along with 29 others from across the U.S., had their stories published in “Grannie Annie, Vol. 10: Historical Family Stories Written and Illustrated by Young People.” Click on the headline to learn more.
While summer is a time for families to relax and enjoy one another, it's also a great time to maintain math fact fluency and problem solving skills. The summer math practice packets for incoming first-grade through ninth-grade students provide an opportunity for continued practice. Click on the headline to access the math practice packets.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “Read MOre, Missouri!” program is a new statewide summer reading challenge to help students and their parents choose reading materials the students will love. The program provides students with a fun and easy way to select books based on their comfort level and interests. Click on the headline to learn how to create a summer reading list.
School District of Clayton students, staff and their families are raising money to support those devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal by working with Save the Children, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the lives of children around the world. Click on the headline to learn more and to donate on your school's fundraising page.
Several students from the District’s elementary, middle and high school were honored for their scientific thinking at the Academy of Science – St. Louis’ Regional Science Fair held recently at Queeny Park. The students’ innovative projects, which were selected to advance from the District’s Science Fair held in March, received a ribbon or special Science Fair award. Click on the headline for the list of award-winning students.
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.
Based on St. Louis County's unofficial results from the April 7, 2015, municipal general election, Amy Rubin and Jenaro Centeno were sworn-in to the District's Board of Education at its April 8 meeting. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.