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Rob Laux Leadership Profile

Rob Laux Leadership Profile

January 28, 2015


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From Olympic Trial finalists to beginners, coach Rob Laux has worked with many types of swimmers. Laux swam through college and was a captain at Truman State. He has been coaching since 1987, was the head coach for Clayton’s boys’ swim team the past three years and also works with the club Flyers...

Bob Chapman Leadership Profile

Bob Chapman Leadership Profile

Peter Baugh

January 28, 2015


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Bob Chapman, the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, considers himself to be a steward of each of his employees. “If there’s 8,000 people around the world who work for our company, as a leader my responsibility is ... not to view them as engineers or receptionists or secretaries or accountants, but to refer to...

Profiles in Leadership: Carolyn Blair

Profiles in Leadership: Carolyn Blair

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2015


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Carolyn Blair is the Director of Counseling at Clayton High School. She acts as the college counselor for half of the senior class. What made you get into counseling?  I’ve known since high school I wanted to be a counselor.  I didn't realize it would be in a high school setting.  I actually comple...

Profiles in Leadership: Marybeth Sullivan

Profiles in Leadership: Marybeth Sullivan

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2015


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How long have you worked in the Clayton School District? Do you have any favorite memories? It’s been a long time. Well, I started at Clayton High School and worked there for several years, and then I came to Captain Elementary where I’ve worked ever since, for 21 years. As far as favorite memori...

Profiles in Leadership: Evelyn Cohen

Profiles in Leadership: Evelyn Cohen

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2015


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Evelyn Cohen is a proud longtime Clayton resident. Involved is an understatement to describe the role she has had in the Clayton community. Cohen’s involvement in community service stems from following after her mother-- a past Red Cross worker. “I was very proud of her work and because of it,...

Profiles in Leadership: Paul Hoelscher

Profiles in Leadership: Paul Hoelscher

Marina Henke, News Section Editor

January 21, 2015


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History teacher Paul Hoelscher has worked at Clayton for 14 years. He is the K-12 social studies coordinator for the school district and runs CHS’s summer school program. Hoelscher is currently working on attaining his PhD in educational leadership. How do you communicate the ‘why’ of your cl...

Profiles in Leadership: Caroll Lehnhoff-Bell

Profiles in Leadership: Caroll Lehnhoff-Bell

Marina Henke, News Section Editor

January 21, 2015


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Carroll Lehnhoff-Bell worked as a reading specialist and instructional coach at CHS for two years. Last year she assumed the role of director of learning support. What is the importance of building cross-curricular relationships? On the administration team, I serve as a voice for students. If I...

Profiles in Leadership: Stephanie Roberson

Profiles in Leadership: Stephanie Roberson

Marina Henke, News Section Editor

January 21, 2015


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Stephanie Roberson is the English Language Learners teacher at Wydown Middle School. Roberson coaches volleyball, basketball and heads a step team. She also helps out with the middle school’s Social Justice Club. What are you involved in? We do a social justice student group ... We are allowing kids t...

Profiles in Leadership: Stacy Felps

Profiles in Leadership: Stacy Felps

Marina Henke, News Section Editor

January 21, 2015


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Stacy Felps was a math teacher at CHS for 30 years.  In 2014 ,she moved into the administrative position of instructional coordinator, giving her the opportunity to mentor teachers and suggest classroom improvements. How did you establish yourself as a leader in the classroom? I want you to k...

Profiles in Leadership: Kurtis Werner

Profiles in Leadership: Kurtis Werner

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2015


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Kurtis Werner, CHS social studies teacher, was all set to start his teaching career at Oakville School District, when he was informed a spot at Clayton became available. “I was in the right place at the right time,” Werner said. He took the job, and after one year of student teaching, joined the...

Skyline

Skyline

Noah Brown and Peter Schmidt

January 18, 2015


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One year ago, the City of Clayton updated its Downtown Master Plan, a long-term project to sustainably develop downtown Clayton. The new plan included a proposal for the Crossing, a 26-story, 70 million dollar residential high-rise building targeted at young professionals. The City ...

A Classy Dilemma

A Classy Dilemma

Phoebe Yao, Marina Henke, and Alex Bernard

November 6, 2014


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Among the 872 students hurrying through the Clayton High School campus is junior Gabby Boeger, on her way to a 24 student honors precalculus class situated in a tight, windowless corner of the school’s first floor. As Boeger descends a flight of stairs to the math wing, she traces the path senior Ma...

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