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“Children are Slipping Through the Cracks”

Alex Slen and Ivy Slen January 24, 2023

Dominic James Dominic James's death was likely preventable. In the early days of summer 2002, police were called to the home of Sidney James and Stephanie Ford. According to court documents, they found...

Carroll Lenhoff-Bell, Director of Learning Support at Clayton High School, working with student.

A School Upon a Hill?

Alex Slen, Ivy Reed, JiaLi Deck, and Ivy Slen November 17, 2022

In 1630, John Winthrop, former Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, described a “city upon a hill.” Winthrop hoped that his colony would be a model community, for “the eyes of all people are...

A drawing of the outside of Hope Clinic, located in Granite City, Illinois.

Post Roe: Abortion in STL

Post-Roe World When I first heard the news I was honestly devastated. The past few yearsthe news has just been really dark: politically, racially, sexually. It’s all been really hard to watch. I feel...

The Death of Nuance

Dear Readers, Welcome to the Death of Nuance! As I hit publish, I am proud of what we have accomplished with this project. Dozens of essays have been written, encouraging teachers and students to think...

Clayton students cheer on the football team during the homecoming game.

Changing the Policy

Alex Cohen, Isabel Erdmann, and Kaia Mills-Lee April 7, 2022

Participation Policy Of all the public schools in the St. Louis area, Clayton is the only one with a no-cut policy in athletics. Implemented nearly 40 years ago, CHS’s no-cut policy was intended to...

Two bills in the Missouri legislature aimed at protecting parents rights have fueled a debate over critical race theory.

1474 & 1995

Ivy Reed and Shane LaGesse February 9, 2022

The Hearing By 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, Missouri House hearing room seven was packed full of Missourians waiting to testify in the coming Joint Education Committee hearing. Among them were parents,...

Learning Center intern Nino La Madrid works with a student. La Madrid has been with the Clayton School District for 14 years. Prior to working at CHS, LaMadrid was an actuary and a college math instructor. During his 14 years in the school district, LaMadrid’s $26,000 salary has remained largely unchanged.

Unlivable Wages

Owen Auston-Babcock, Senior Managing Editor December 15, 2021

This piece and its author are the 2022 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for high school print news. I. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, for a year, Andrew Roberts would...

Death in American Society

Death in American Society

Globe Staff November 29, 2021

  Death Culture Celebrations of Death While many Americans view death as the end of life, other cultures around the world believe that life continues after death. Instead of somber funerals,...

11 new teachers are ready to bring their expertise to Clayton High School.

Welcoming New CHS Teachers

Globe Staff September 18, 2021

From physics to band, 11 new teachers head to Clayton to share their knowledge, expertise, and passion for teaching. Learn more about the newest additions to the Clayton community.

After serving in the Clayton School District for 11 years, Superintendent Dr. Sean Doherty plans to retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year.

Dr. Sean Doherty

Owen Auston-Babcock, Senior Managing Editor May 25, 2021

“I never came into this district thinking I was going to end up being the superintendent,” said Dr. Sean Doherty, the Superintendent of the School District of Clayton, who announced his plan to retire...

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