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Social Studies

Social Studies

Camille Respess, Olivia Reuter, and Samantha Zeid February 22, 2016

Introduction Human beings are wired to compare themselves to others. They can fall into the trap of valuing themselves based upon their perception of others’ strengths and weaknesses. In this technological...

Homelessness

Homelessness

Noah Brown, Managing Editor January 7, 2016

I. Clayton Connections Giacomo Brao, a former CHS student, housed two homeless people, one in his shed, and one in his house. At age 16, Brao met the first of two homeless people he would eventually house,...

State of Mind

State of Mind

Ellie Tomasson and Camille Respess December 3, 2015

Introduction We are afraid of what we don’t understand. Mental illness is an issue that is so cryptic and nuanced in nature that it scares us. Anxiety and depression, as Clayton High School juniors...

Clayton at Work: Daniel James

Elise Yang, Review Section Editor September 15, 2015

Concessions Attendant at the Hi-Pointe Theater   Q: What’s your hourly wage? A: $8.50 an hour.   Q: What’s the weirdest thing that’s happened here? A: This one lady...

Felix Evans at work at Cafe Manhattan.

Clayton at Work: Felix Evans

Lemuel Lan, Webmaster September 2, 2015

Waitress at Cafe Manhattan   Q: What’s your hourly wage? A: Minimum wage, or $7.65 plus tips. But people don’t usually tip on take outs, even though you’re supposed to.   Q:...

Kate Reeves works at the rock wall at the Center of Clayton (photo from Kate Reeves).

Clayton at Work: Kate Reeves

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2015

Kate Reeves works as a rock wall belayer at the Center of Clayton. Q: What’s your hourly wage? A: $8.00 an hour. Q: What does your job consist of? A: I have to watch the climbers at all times, but...

Senior Henry Brown spent his summer working in the St. Louis Mayor's office. (photo by Nahuel Feher)

Clayton at Work: Henry Brown

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2015

Henry Brown worked as a intern at the St. Louis Office of the Mayor. Q:  What’s your hourly wage? A: I’m an unpaid intern. I get paid in recommendation letters. Q:  Hours per week? A: I usually...

Ryan giving a tour at The Muny.

Clayton at Work: Hannah Ryan

Camille Respess, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2015

Usher at The Muny Q: What's your hourly wage? A: I get paid $17 an hour or $9, depending on what we are doing each night. I get around $35 every night. Q: What's your favorite part? A: There...

Snodgrass serving salsa at Cantina Laredo.

Clayton at Work: Jack Snodgrass

Camille Respsess, News Section Editor August 25, 2015

Busser at Cantina Laredo Q: What is your hourly wage? A: $6.00 per hour and 40% of the server’s tips, and my own tips. Q: What is the biggest mistake you have made on the job? A: I dropped...

Monshausen working at the hostess' stand in Half & Half.

Clayton at Work: Grace Monshausen

Camille Respess, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2015

Hostess at Half & Half Q: What is your hourly wage? A: $8.00 an hour plus tips, but I get tax taken off which stinks. Q: What is the weirdest thing that has happened to you on the job? A:...

Brown twirling her whistle while watching the pool.

Clayton at Work: Lily Brown

Camille Respess, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2015

Lifeguard at Shaw Park Pool Q: What is your hourly wage? A: Too little. I get paid $8.00 an hour. Q: What is the biggest mistake you've made on the job? A: Talking instead of watching the pool....

The Core Issue

The Core Issue

Marina Henke and Mitali Sharma May 8, 2015

As Wydown Middle School theater students headed home from rehearsal on Jan. 28, the Board of Education was preparing to meet for a final discussion regarding the Middle School Program Review. That night,...

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