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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, Managing Editor

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...

Fake Out

Fake Out

Peter Baugh and Rebecca Polinsky

September 10, 2014


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I.  Introduction She approached the clerk of the corner liquor store, a fifth of raspberry vodka in hand. She placed her ID on the counter, and waited for the clerk to accept her purchase. “This is fake.” There was a long pause until the clerk simply returned Jane’s* 22 year-old Illinois fake ...

Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Jeffrey Friedman

March 6, 2014


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by JEFFREY FRIEDMAN with reporting by PETER BAUGH and ABRAHAM BLUESTONE Ah, the endorphins. The feeling that comes with exercise is an amazing one. No matter where or when the workout takes place, the sensation of both mental and physical release is always a welcome respite for the sweaty individual...

The Collaborative School: An Alternative Approach

The Collaborative School: An Alternative Approach

Peter Schmidt

January 24, 2014


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"I think that people see [the Collaborative School] as a very different place than what it is. I think people think that it's a place where bad kids go, and obviously I'm not a bad kid.  I think that people know it exists, but I don't think they realize who actually goes there. I think CHS kids thi...

Diane Monahan: One of the 10 Most Influential People in Clayton

Emma Ehll-Welply

January 8, 2014


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Diane Monahan defends the children of the St. Louis area. She is the family court commissioner for St. Louis County and deals with cases ranging from juvenile delinquency to abuse and neglect. After attending St. Louis University, Monahan started practicing law as a criminal defense attorn...

Harold Sanger Profile: One of the 10 Most Influential People

Emma Ehll-Welply

January 8, 2014


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Harold Sanger works a 24/7 job. As the mayor of Clayton he has the duty of representing the city, and he leads the effort to make Clayton the best version of itself. “It is very busy, we have a lot of issues,” Sanger said. “I get involved with them at a certain point, it depends on the issue....

Craig Owens Profile: One of the 10 Most Influential People

Emma Ehll-Welply

January 8, 2014


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City Manager Craig Owens often works behind the scenes of Clayton City government. “I have responsibility for day to day operations in the city: police, fire, public works, parks and recreation, planning and administrative servic- es,” Owens said. “All departments report to me a...

Dr. Richard Nissen: One of Clayton’s 10 Most Influential People

January 5, 2014


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Dr. Richard Nissen understands smiling. Smiles are scattered across his office, plastered on the walls, luminesce from his computer screens and are ingrained in his impact on the city of Clayton. Most importantly, Nissen knows what a smile can give to an individual and what it can give to a community. “Improving...

Gerard Craft Profile: One of 10 Most Influential People in Clayton

Gwyneth Henke, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2013


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Gerard Craft emerged into the Clayton restaurant world when he moved his premier restaurant, Niche, to Clayton in November 2012.  Since then, his vision has expanded into four restaurants.  Two of these (Brasserie and Taste) lie in the Central West End, while the fourth--Pastaria--sits next to Niche in Clayton. In addition to providing ...

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