After years of dedicating their lives to working with students, these four faculty members will be leaving CHS. The Globe Staff has created this feature to pay tribute to our beloved staff members.
A young farm girl did not know she would have teenagers referring to her as “Queen” in the future, but this is indeed the case. Students revere CHS history and government teacher Debra Wiens for her energy and passion, as well as her dedication to bettering the world around her.
“They went from chalkboards to overhead projectors to whiteboards to the Chromebooks, but I’ll miss out on the Chromebook,” said Clayton High School math teacher Mike Rust, who plans on retiring at the end of this school year after 27 years of teaching in the District. “When I got hired, Clayton had a reputation of not hiring new teachers, and people in the area were like, ‘oh don’t even...
Sher is retiring this year after working in the Clayton School District for a total of 13 years, five at the middle school level and eight at CHS. Before moving to St. Louis, Sher taught students of varying ages at several K-12 schools in Seattle, Washington.
Morrison has spent the past three years cultivating a relationship with the current CHS sophomores, and is preparing for a bittersweet goodbye as she prepares to retire at the end of this school year. As she approaches her final weeks, she asserts with no uncertainty that her love of the job has not dwindled in the slightest.