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Painting by preschool students, provided by the Clayton School district.

A Threat to Clayton’s Educational Equity

Isabel Erdmann, Managing Editor January 27, 2022

When you walk into a Clayton school you will find classroom libraries full of books of every topic and posters covering the walls with key historical events, but imagine if those shelves became limited...

Staff Ed: Teacher Sabbaticals

Staff Ed: Teacher Sabbaticals

Ivy Reed, Editor-in-Chief June 22, 2021

Last week, CHS celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with notes, delivered snacks, and sidewalk-chalk messages for faculty members. But despite the festivity, this school year has been undeniably taxing...

Campaign finances have a lot of influence on how a campaign runs. Art by Ella Cuneo

Staff Ed: Campaign Money

Ella Cuneo and Max Hagemeister November 11, 2020

$66,000,000. The cost of about 570 average St. Louis homes. The cost of about 835 Teslas. The cost of about five million meals. That is how much President Donald Trump spent out of his pocket in the 2016...

STAFF ED: Transgender Athletes

STAFF ED: 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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

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...

Students at Wydown Middle School engage in Pursuit Day.

STAFF ED: Pursuing Pursuit Day’s Potential

Globe Staff October 17, 2018

The Clayton School District’s purpose in educating students, as described in its vision statement, is to “develop leaders who shape the world through independence, creativity and critical thinking.” Yet...

CHS students serve their lunch detention in the auditorium after the walkout.

STAFF ED: Detained

Ashley Chung, Senior Managing Editor May 13, 2018

Detention. The epitome of a high school punishment. When portrayed in media, it is lacking energy, boring, and silent. But during lunch periods on March 19 and 20, the mass detention in the auditorium...

On display at a gun shop in Wendell, N.C., an AR-15 assault rifle manufactured by Core15 Rifle Systems in December 18, 2012. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

STAFF ED: Gun Control

Anna Sturmoski, Copy Editor May 3, 2018

There should be no instance in which the last thing a child hears is the sound of gunfire. In America, this has been the case with far too many children as of late. In February, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

Photo of a CHS student doing homework.

STAFF ED: Got Homework?

April 8, 2018

On the weekends following February 19 and March 9, Kirkwood High School students had one less worry due to a newly enacted no-weekend-homework policy. These two weekends functioned as an experiment as...

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