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The Student News Site of Clayton High School.

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The Student News Site of Clayton High School.

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All illustrations and infographics by JiaLi Deck.

Special Not Separate

Alex Cohen, Caitlin Kuhlmann, and Anaïs Ogé May 29, 2024

According to Niche’s 2024 education ranking, the School District of Clayton (SDC) ranks 26th nationally. For many parents, this reputation extends past their offerings for typically developing children. “We...

An illustration of a therapy session on a Clayton graduation cap.

Do Students Need a Shrink?

JiaLi Deck, Sidra Major, and Kipp Vitsky February 21, 2024

          Ninety percent of Americans feel that we are currently in a mental health crisis, according to the Pew Research Center. In a time when it seems we...

A collection of objects chosen by the essayists which represent an aspect of their identity or the content of their essay

A Collection for Conversation

JiaLi Deck, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2024

Do We Trust Students?

Do We Trust Students?

Charlie Meyers, Alex Cohen, and Kipp Vitsky November 14, 2023

Intro Homeschooling is the fastest-growing form of education in the United States. Citing statistics from thousands of school districts, The Washington Post reported that the number of families educating...

Left: Eva Delannoy, junior
Right: Aylah Hopper, senior

How They See Us

JiaLi Deck, Sidra Major, and Sophia Lu October 17, 2023

Intro One looming question underlies every decision Clayton High School students make: Where are you going to college? While it is certainly known that plenty of people find success without attending...

Tick Tock on TikTok?

Tick Tock on TikTok?

JiaLi Deck, Kipp Vitsky, and Charlie Meyers May 12, 2023

Introduction In a bulging post-pandemic attention economy, it is no surprise that TikTok has been able to rise high above its competition. Although many factors have contributed to the popular social...

Image of the Missouri Capital Building in Jefferson City, Missouri.

“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...

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