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Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor December 5, 2019

I really hate the word “sketchy.” I hate it every time people in Clayton use it to describe the metro, or the city, or basically anything that’s not Clayton. But I never really say anything, because...

Father and daughter reunited after Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita, California

Intruder Drills- Are They Really a Solution?

Sophie Yoshino December 4, 2019

Every year, thousands of students across the nation hide in closets, barricade doors, and prepare to throw their water bottles, but this is no child’s play. These students are participating in intruder...

The old bookshelves.

A New Library Soon Too Come

Sam Smith, Reporter December 3, 2019

On any given day, the library is packed full of visitors. Either paying chess soliciting or studying for an upcoming exam. Currently when you sit down the hard wooden desks. Your back screams in pain searching...

Star Wars a Divide Between Fans

The story of the Star Wars Community.
Sam Smith, Reporter December 3, 2019

As the Star Wars saga comes to an end with the last movie, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, many fans have come to the sudden realization that their beloved movies will truly end. It has been a...

From the Bare Life Exhibition

Ai Weiwei

Junyi Su and Thomas Gustafson December 2, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, I was able to meet one of the most famous living artists in the world as he was leaving his Bare Life exhibition at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in Washington University. Ai...

Photo of the Curriculum Map

Honors, History, and Equity in Education

A look into the CHS' History curriculum and how it affects the education of its students
Elaine Yoo, Reporter November 21, 2019

What separates Clayton from other school districts in the area? While many aspects of CHS are different than other districts, one of the most unique traits is the set-up of the social studies curriculum:...

CHS students hold up signs during a climate change strike outside of the high school on September 27th, 2019. This was the second of two strikes regarding the future of the planet, the first one being on September 20th.

Caught Up in Climate Change

Despite attending protests and strikes, do most CHS students actually make efforts to combat climate change?
Vivian Chen, Copy Editor November 2, 2019

Everyone looks forward to popsicle day in cross country when our coaches lug around a huge white cooler full of thin fruit popsicles. The team devours the whole cooler in minutes as they chat and enjoy...

What could Clayton High School students do to decrease their own contributions to our warming planet?

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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...

Zoning maps of Clayton highlights trends that reflect a history of housing and zoning concerns.

Diversity, Duplexes and the Middle Class

Reporter Ivy Reed offers her opinions on the dynamic trends of socioeconomic structures in Clayton.
Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor 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.
Tiancheng Fan, Reporter 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

Eilot Blackmore 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...

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