The Globe


CHS Globe Online is a production of the journalism staffs of Clayton High School, located at 1 Mark Twain Cir. in St. Louis, MO, 63105. It is designed, written and maintained by students and all content decisions are made by students. For more information, feel free to send us an email at [email protected] or contact us using the form below in the “Contact Us” section.

The Globe Newsmagazine is affiliated with the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, National Scholastic Press Association, Missouri Journalism Education Association, Missouri Interscholastic Press Association and Sponsors of Schools Publications.

2019-2020 Staff


Erin Castellano, Advisor

Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief
Lila Taylor, Editor-in-Chief
Richard Cheng, Chief Digital Editor
Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor

Sara Stemmler, Senior Managing Editor 
Katie He, Senior Managing Editor 
Ashley Chung, Senior Managing Editor 
Noor Jerath, Senior Managing Editor 

Cece Cohen, Breaking News/Digital Section Editor
Shane LaGesse, News Section Editor
Kaitlyn Tran, News Section Editor
Disha Chatterjee, Feature Section Editor
Sofia Erlin, Feature Section Editor
Jimmy Malone, Sports Section Editor
Eliot Blackmoore, Opinion Section Editor
Danny Choo-Kang, Opinion Section Editor
Siddhi Narayan, Review Section Editor
Bridget Walsh, Review Section Editor

Lana Xu, Copy Editor

Ella Cuneo, Photo Editor

Page Editors:

Vivian Chen
Josephine Cross
Kate Freedman
Sahithya Gokaraju
Tallulah Hawley
Maxwell Keller
Kaia Mills-Lee
Naveed Naemi
Ruth Pierson
Dheera Rathikindi
William Redington
Anna Sturmoski
Junyi Su
Angela Xiao


Owen Auston-Babcock
Isabella Bamnolker
Luka Bassnett
Emma Baum
Sophia Boyd
Danny Bui
Jenna Bush
Rory Carolyn
Seraphina Corbo
Chloe Creighton
Isabelle Cross
Sonali Dayal
Aaradhya Diwan
Hannah Do
Paige Espe
Tiancheng Fan
Thomas Gustafson
Alexandra Hagemeister
Max Hagemeister
Zoey Hall
Abigail Hoelscher
Wendy Humphreys
Sasha Keller
Ryan Kerr
Daphne Krauschaar
Rachel Liang
Moriah Lotsoff
Gabrielle McAuley
Isaac Millians
Ana Mitreva
Margaret Mooney
Sofia Mutis
Ruby Nadin
Sofia Puerto
Reese Quinn
Emma Raine
Ivy Reed
Helena Reuter
Maya Richter
Ananya Shah
Kathryn Smith
Samuel Smith
Alexandre Snyder
Ingrid Stahl
Abigail Sucher
Daena Talavera
Sava Tamanaha
Abigail Van Emden
Carola Vaquiero
Jessie Wang
Summer Williams
Elaine Yoo
Sophie Yoshino


Natalie Ashrafzadeh
Celia Baer
Natalie Bone
Lillian Brown
Jelani Christmas
Isabella Clark
Abigail Cooper
Ella Cuneo
Gwen Duplain
Ellayna French
Sophie Furdek
Davia Goette
Lucia Johnson
Kathleen Lay
Whitney Le
Haley Lewis
Naomi Merrihue-Irving
Eli Millner
Mallory Palmer
Deborah Park
Elise Restemayer
Elia Rios
Ryan Rosenthal
Katherine Rother
Annika Sandquist
Emma Siegel
Emma Stipanovich
Anna Walsh
Olivia Williams
Lauren Wolff

National Awards 

Globe Newsmagazine:

Pacemaker Award Finalist, 2019
Pacemaker Award Finalist, 2018
Pacemaker Award, 2016
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Award, 2016
Pacemaker Award, 2015
Pacemaker Award, 2014
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Crown Award, 2013
Gold Crown Award, 2012
Pacemaker Award, 2012
Pacemaker Award, 2011
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Award, 2006
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Award, 2003
Pacemaker Award, 2003
Pacemaker Award Finalist, 1997
Pacemaker Award Finalist, 1994

Globe Online:

Pacemaker Award, 2018
First Place, Gold Circle Award, 2014
Gold Medal Award, 2013
Pacemaker Finalist, 2013
Pacemaker Award, 2012


Contact Us/Letter to the Editor

Interested in learning more about the Globe, speaking with a staff member, or submitting material (story ideas, letter to the editor, guest columns)? We would love to hear your opinions, see your work, and publish your voice in the Globe–we encourage you to let us know what is on your mind. Please fill out this form with your request and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!

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Statement of Purpose:
The Globe is a student newspaper produced monthly by Clayton High School journalism students. The goals
of the publication are to inform and entertain the student body, interpret news and provide a public forum for
the exchange of ideas and opinions of students and faculty at CHS. In addition, this publication serves as a
laboratory for students interested in learning sound journalistic techniques.

The Globe upholds the right of high school journalists to the free expression guaranteed under the First
Amendment. However, in accordance with district policy (see appendix), the Globe shall contain no material
a. is actually disruptive to the maintenance of an orderly educational environment;
b. is defamatory, demeaning or injurious to the reputation and/or name of an individual, class of individuals
or entity ;-
c. advertises any service, product or activity that is not permitted to minors under law;
d. violates copyright provisions.



Online Comments

All online comments are reviewed by a member of the editorial staff before being approved. This site is intended to provide information and engage in open and respectful dialogue that is appropriate to the educational environment and fans of all ages.

Comments are welcome as a means of sharing experiences, suggesting improvements, responding to polls/questions or engaging in the conversation. Comments will be reviewed by a member for the editorial staff prior to being posted publicly. To ensure that exchanges are informative, respectful and lawful, we will NOT post comments that are:

– Off Topic

– Spam.

– Personal Attacks. If you disagree with a post, we’d like to hear from you. We ask that you refrain from personal attacks or being disrespectful of others.

– Illegal. Laws that govern use of copyright, trade secrets, student and staff confidentiality, etc. will be followed. No comments or suggestions that encourage illegal activity that violate school behavior guidelines will be posted.

– Language. Comments including but not limited to profane or provocative language, hateful, racially or ethically offensive or derogatory, threats, obscene or sexually explicit language will be excluded.

– Not factual.



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