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What could Clayton High School students do to decrease their own contributions to our warming planet?
Reporter Thomas Gustafson voices his concerns surrounding current efforts to counter climate change.
October 21, 2019

Recently, I heard a story about climate change on NPR.  The story told of the large number of forest fires ravaging Brazil. It said how “International concern is growing,” and how “French President...

Diversity, Duplexes and the Middle Class

Zoning maps of Clayton highlights trends that reflect a history of housing and zoning concerns.
Reporter Ivy Reed offers her opinions on the dynamic trends of socioeconomic structures in Clayton.
October 14, 2019

I live in a duplex on the tree-lined 6400 block of San Bonita Avenue. People push strollers and walk their dogs down the shady sidewalk to buy vegan body lotion, CBD oil and artisan ice cream on DeMun...

“I Walk Down Another Street”

Reporter Tiancheng Fan examines whether we acknowledge failure enough at Clayton High School.
September 1, 2019

She failed in establishing a school at 28, in selling poems at 30, in publishing the novel “Teacher” at 31, but after she finally published the first book, she finally reached acclaim. She is Charlotte...

STAFF ED: Transgender Athletes

STAFF ED: Transgender Athletes
The Globe examines Clayton’s inclusivity regarding transgender athletes
May 15, 2019

Over the contrasting boos and cheers of the crowd, the referee for the Texas girls’ state wrestling championship raised Mack Beggs’ arm, proclaiming him the state champion. Although hoping to compete...

Truth Triumphed Today

Truth Triumphed Today
May 9, 2019

In the years since 1876, a date hailed in Saint Louis history as the great divorce, Missouri lawmakers have tried five times to rejoin Saint Louis City and County in one massive city. Each attempt was...

Clayton’s College Culture

Clayton's College Culture
April 4, 2019

Sometimes, it seems that Clayton has an obsession with college. Juniors, sophomores, and even freshman are thinking about where they want to go to college and rarely do students see other options besides...

The Bezos Dilemma

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveils the newest Kindle, the Kindle Paperwhite, Thursday, September 6, 2012, in Santa Monica, California
Jeff Bezos mirrors the actions of founding father Alexander Hamilton through a self-exposé.
March 27, 2019

On the 25th of August in 1797, Alexander Hamilton wrote a 95-page pamphlet known as the Observations on Certain Documents, or the Reynolds Pamphlet. The lengthy essay confirmed a rumor in question: that...

Brown’s Disappearance

Raynard Brown, the new part-time choir teacher at CHS, talks to the Globe.
Teacher swaps have been occurring recently in the choir classroom after the mysterious disappearance of the teacher Raynard Brown
March 26, 2019

The choir collectively looked on in sadness as they were told the terrible news. Mr. Brown would not be returning to CHS. For the last few years, the choir programs in the middle school and the high...

STAFF ED: City-County Merger

The Old Courthouse and Arch, both located in downtown St. Louis City, could soon become part of a greater, unified St. Louis with a new proposal by Better Together.
March 15, 2019

St. Louis was first established as a city in 1764. By 1876, St. Louis County split off from the city in an event named “The Great Divorce”. Kirkwood was a train station, Ferguson a lone train platform...

Pro/Con: The Metric System

CHS sophomores perform experiments in chemistry class, which teaches students using the metric system.
March 14, 2019

The US is currently using the imperial system as the official unit of measurement, measuring distances in miles and volumes in gallons, but almost every other country uses the metric system. American scientists...

Homework Hassle

Clayton students have large amounts of homework, so Sonia Palamand looks into what it might mean to have less.
Sonia Palamand investigates the pros and cons of having less homework
March 12, 2019

Homework is an agonizing task for most high school students. According to a September 2018 survey sent to all students at CHS, the 301 respondents self-reported that more than 60 percent of students...

Clayton’s Closed Minds

Since the election of President Trump, Sean says, the Clayton liberal environment has become less open-minded.
Sean points out the hypocrisy of Clayton liberals
March 7, 2019

If you asked me about my political beliefs in eighth grade, I would’ve responded with a sweeping left-leaning response, no questions asked. I stuck to the assumption that conservatives were only looking...

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