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Two CHS students walk down the hall together with their backpacks on. Ingrid and Sophie discuss the physical strain backpacks have on high school, and discuss solutions to this problem.

The “Mountains”

Sophie Thompson and Ingrid Stahl January 22, 2019

At Wydown Middle School, students are forced to leave their backpacks in their lockers throughout the day. However, at Clayton High School, students are allowed to carry their backpacks around the school...

The interior of a hyperloop reaching from St. Louis to Kansas city might look similar to this prototype made by Virgin Hyperloop One, the company interested in building the hyperloop.

Hoping for Hyperloop

Rachel Liang, Reporter January 14, 2019

A few summers ago in China, my family rode on a high speed railway from Chengdu, Sichuan that reached the nearest mega city, Chongqing (190 miles) in about 50 minutes. The same trip took my father 9 hours...

A southern resident killer whale breaches in Haro Strait just off San Juan Island's west side with Mt. Baker in the backround.

Climate Change: IPCC Report

Moriah discusses the implications of the recent IPCC report and the global warming crisis
Moriah Lotsoff January 13, 2019

On October 8, 2018, a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) came out that basically told everyone that the world as we know it is ending.  The goal of the environmental report...

The Globe takes a stance on the current discussion around unisex bathrooms.

STAFF ED: Gender Neutral

Globe Staff January 10, 2019

In May of 2017 we asked for the inclusion of public gender-neutral bathrooms at CHS through the Globe staff editorial. With the Trump Administration threatening to change the definition of gender, we...

A Clayton student works on homework.

Pro/Con: GPA Disabled

January 7, 2019

About midway through the first semester of the 2018-19 school year, CHS students in all grade levels discovered their PowerSchool GPA calculator had been disabled--permanently. This is the first time...

In the latest edition of our love column, Disha discusses her love for dogs.

Love, the Globe

Disha Chatterjee, Feature Section Editor December 20, 2018

Love. The four-letter word that sparks an idea of a passionate flame in my mind, blazing brightly with an ardent fervor. I never pictured in my mind that love could be as simple as the smile growing...

Famous introvert Abraham Lincoln. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.


Ashley Chung, Senior Managing Editor December 3, 2018

There are a lot of things I dislike. Of the many things, I strongly dislike graded discussions. In a graded discussion, students are essentially graded on how well they can insert themselves into...

A map of where students thought the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un  took place. Nineteen students gave the correct response: Singapore. Created with Google Sheets.

Where in the World?

American high school students lack a proper knowledge of geography.
Luka Bassnett, Reporter November 17, 2018

The high school experience is designed to prepare students for the future. High school students are educated in core subjects like mathematics and history, and are required to take classes of particular...

Tiffani Harper, a nursing student at the University of Central Florida, takes notes as she demonstrates her Personalized Learning web courses at UCF on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015.

STAFF ED: A Better Way to Do Homework

The Globe staff comments on current homework structures and possible alternatives.
Globe Staff November 13, 2018

"Oh, you´re taking Honors Physics? You´re going to cry every night.” "If you take four AP classes, you can say goodbye to your mental health." These are just a few of the things Clayton students...

The girls' varsity volleyball team hypes themselves up just before a game. The inclusive policy of volleyball and other Clayton sports has come into question recently as the athletic participation policy changed.

Pro/Con: Cut Policy

November 9, 2018

Clayton has strong athletic participation in its student body, due to its unique no-cut policy where everyone gets a chance to play. Recent changes to the athletic policy initiated by the Captains'...

Yiyun shares her passion for music in the latest edition of Love, the Globe.

Love, the Globe

Yiyun Xu, Senior Managing Editor November 3, 2018

What is music? Music, as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is vocal, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody or harmony. When people come across the term “music”, most of...

A lawsuit against Harvard University claims that their Affirmative Action program, meant to provide more opportunities to marginalized groups, actually discriminates against Asian-American students.

Affirmative Action

Vivian Chen argues against the Affirmative Action program in light of the discrimination lawsuit underway against Harvard University.
Vivian Chen and Emma Raine November 1, 2018

“Most Americans don’t want race to be part of your application to college. They don’t want the police to use race as a profiling tool to prevent crime. They don’t want prosecutors to use race in...

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