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The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

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...

Claytons College Culture

Clayton’s College Culture

Zach Fisher 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...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveils the newest Kindle, the Kindle Paperwhite, Thursday, September 6, 2012, in Santa Monica, California

The Bezos Dilemma

Siddhi Narayan, Chief Digital Editor 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...

Raynard Brown, the new part-time choir teacher at CHS, talks to the Globe.

Brown’s Disappearance

Sofia Puerto, Reporter 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...

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.

STAFF ED: City-County Merger

Globe Staff 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...

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

Pro/Con: 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...

Clayton students have large amounts of homework, so Sonia Palamand looks into what it might mean to have less.

Homework Hassle

Sonia Palamand, Reporter 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...

Since the election of President Trump, Sean says, the Clayton liberal environment has become less open-minded.

Clayton’s Closed Minds

Sean Kim, Chief Video Editor 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...

Eliot examines the prevalence of constructivist teaching in Clayton and high schools across America.

The Death of Silence

Eliot Blackmoore March 4, 2019

Today is a time of talking like no other. With 2.4 million emails sent every second, six billion calls made each day, and seven trillion text messages shared yearly, the modern breadth of worldwide communication...

A CHS student works on an iMac in the journalism office, one of the few places in the school to keep desktop computers after the transition to one-to-one.

Callous Chromebooks

February 23, 2019

When Chromebooks were first integrated into CHS they didn’t come without controversy. It took time for students and teachers alike to adjust to the new addition, but eventually most classes found a place...

A CHS student does a worksheet in health class.

Pro/Con: Optional Finals

February 1, 2019

Twice a year, students file into classrooms for the last time of the semester--finals week. The period leading up to such significant tests, which can cover eight months' worth of material and be worth...

Plastic grocery bags like these are one of the biggest contributors to pollution.

STAFF ED: Plastic Predicament

January 27, 2019

Plastic is a consumer epidemic. Each year in the U.S., about 100 billion plastic bags are used. That is almost 300 million bags each day. In 2016, California banned most stores from handing out single-use,...

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