Internationally renowned artist Gonz Jove installed a replica of his Art and Empowerment Mural colored by WMS students in the school’s library on March 15. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
A group of Wydown Middle School students, their teachers and Librarian Victoria Jones learned more about plants and gardens during a field trip to Garden Heights Nursery on Tuesday, March 14. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
With its recent launch of the Technology Improvement Plan and toolkit, the School District of Clayton is changing the way technology is currently integrated into classroom instruction in all grade levels and content areas. Click on the headline to learn more.
Wydown Middle School eighth-grader Belle Gage’s historical family story, “Trouble Developing,” has been selected by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for publication in “Grannie Annie, Vol. 12." Click on the headline to learn more.
A group of Wydown Middle School students and Librarian Victoria Jones are hosting a “For the Love of Reading” book drive through March 16 to collect books for the nine Little Free Libraries the school’s Engineering Models students built. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Twenty-two Wydown Middle School eighth-graders are already getting a jumpstart on preparing for college thanks to an afterschool book study hosted by Counselor Jason Thompson this semester. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Have you observed a Clayton staff member making a difference in the lives of students with disabilities? The District’s PAC.ED group would like to know! PAC.ED is accepting nominations now through Friday, April 14, for its Second Annual Inclusion Awards. Click on the headline to learn more.
The All In Clayton Coalition is presenting “The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction” on Monday, April 17, from 7-9 p.m. in the Clayton High School Auditorium, #1 Mark Twain Circle. This is a must attend event for parents looking for a toolkit to use in working with their teenagers. Click on the headline to learn more.
The Missouri House of Representatives is currently considering HB 634, which would allow charter schools to operate in any school district in the state, including successful, high-performing districts like Clayton. Click the headline to learn more.
Thanks to the generosity of students, staff and their families across the District, more than 500 refugees and other needy individuals in the St. Louis area have coats to wear this winter. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Nine Wydown Middle School students participated in the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association’s 7-8 All-Suburban Honor Choir Festival held on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.
The School District of Clayton completed lead testing in all of its buildings this fall. Testing, and follow-up testing on the only faucet that exceeded levels in its initial test, did not find any instances of lead levels exceeding the District’s 10 ppb action limit. Click on the headline to learn more.
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.
Friday, March 17 - Spring Break starts & classes resume on Monday, March 27.