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Perils of Parental Involvement in Grades

Perils of Parental Involvement in Grades

Samuel Sun, Editor February 21, 2024

In the realm of education, the role of parents is often a topic of heated debate. While parental involvement is crucial for the development of students, concern over crossing boundaries grows, particularly...

Demoing how to deep fry, Culinary Arts teacher Lauren Compton checks the oil temperature.

How to Deep Fry Without Burning Your Kitchen Down

Sritha Rathikindi, Reporter February 13, 2024

“If I can teach [someone] how to [fry] safely. That's what I'm going to do,” Culinary Arts teacher, Lauren Compton says. She’s been teaching at Clayton High School for 13 years. “The preparation...

Gray Hairs and Political Affairs

Gray Hairs and Political Affairs

Sidra Major, Chief Digital Editor February 12, 2024

Within the past century, America has strived for diversity. The equality movement fueled better representation of race, ethnicity and gender in private and public sectors. Lawmakers put Civil Rights legislation...

Teenage boy holding hands with toddler

Breaking the Babysitting Stereotype

Sidra Major, Chief Digital Editor December 12, 2023

Imagine a world where your gender determines your career. Sounds absurd? Yet, just 80 years ago, this was the reality. Today, men and women populate all sectors of the workforce, shattering old stereotypes....

My computer screen congratulating me for submitting my application to the University of Chicago

The Pressure is On

Sidra Major, Chief Digital Editor November 14, 2023

Last April, I searched far and wide for my prom dress. I shuffled through websites and department stores, hoping to find one that spoke to me—and then, one day, I did. I was uncertain at first and hesitant...

TI-nspire CX II with the sentence “How can we help” on the screen.

Is Improving Mental Health on Schools’ Bucket Lists?

April Kim, Reporter October 5, 2023

Societal standards for young adults have molded the expectations set by the school board for students. Due to the recent recognition of mental health in the media, school boards of  various states have...

This chalk drawing was created and photographed months before either of these laws went into effect, but its message endures.

Missouri’s New Anti-Trans Laws

Ezri Perrin, Reporter October 3, 2023

The Missouri Senate recently passed two new laws, despite opposition from the American Civil Liberties Union, that affect transgender children. Laws like these are, unfortunately, no longer surprising....

Image of the front entrance of Clayton High School in Clayton, Missouri.

Reflections After 12 Years in the American Education System

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2023

"Reflection upon the experience is as important as the experience itself," Ralph Emerson. I'm slightly surprised I made it 12 years ago. Twelve years is a long time to be doing anything, much less toiling...

The new Greyhound Scholar initiative devalues student interests which lie outside of academics

I am not a Greyhound Scholar

JiaLi Deck, Editor in Chief March 16, 2023
I implore the Clayton community to reassess how we value students. Do we value them as test takers? “A+” receivers? Scholars? Or as people. Humans. Kids who want to learn, have fun, and live a life which makes them happy.
Photo of Clayton high School student and Globe reporter, Aylah Hooper posed in the studio.

Being Black Where Black Feels Unwanted

Aylah Hopper, Reporter March 9, 2023

The School District of Clayton prides itself on being a,“Place for Everyone in Head and Heart.” However, in my 12 years as a Black student in the District, I have found that it has been hard...

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