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The student news site of Clayton High School.

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The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

Post Dispatch columnist and CHS grad Ben Hochman writes from home. Photo from Hochman.

Restricted Reporting

Grace Snelling and Jimmy Malone April 15, 2020

Every night at 7 p.m, New York Times Senior Staff Editor Tom Gaffney steps out of the doorway of his house in Manhattan and listens to his neighbor play “America the Beautiful” on the tuba. The nighttime...

Photo from Netflix website depicting the glass-blowing show, Blown Away

The Worst Show to Watch in Quarantine

Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2020

Blown Away is a truly unnecessary and ludicrous production, and I love it. This is a show that no one asked for. My family discovered it by scouring the deepest, darkest and least-watched avenues of Netflix’s...

Lydia Boda (far right) with her mother and friend. Photo from Boda.

Loving Lydia: Serving St. Louis’ Homeless During a Global Pandemic

Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2020

In 2001, Lydia Boda was still a child, living in the Ville neighborhood of St. Louis with her three brothers. That was the year that her parents started the Bridge of Hope Ministry in their living room. At...

People all other the world are wearing masks amid COVID-19.

Masks or Not: the Cultural Differences Between the West and East

Tiancheng Fan, Reporter April 12, 2020

COVID-19 put a mask on everyone in China soon after the outbreak in Wuhan. A focus for many people is whether they should wear masks amid the spread of COVID, and if so, what kind. People could get...

Page Editor Emma Raine shares the importance of staying connected. Art by Ella Cuneo

Corona Columns: Issue #5

Emma Raine April 11, 2020

As I strode through the aisles of Office Depot with my mom searching for clear plastic dividers to fashion into face shields for herself and her fellow ICU doctors, I felt sadness that my mother had been...

The School District of Clayton has announced that it will be closed until May 28, 2020.

COVID-19 Cancellation to Last Until End of School Year

Siddhi Narayan, Chief Digital Editor April 9, 2020

On April 9, 2020, Superintendent Sean Doherty announced that the School District of Clayton would join other districts in Missouri and close school until May 28 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The School...

Trump addresses the White House press briefing room on April 7.

When Incompetence Becomes Deadly: The Trump Administration’s Coronavirus Response

Ivy Reed, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2020

We all need some fun right now, so here’s a little game: match each statement to the person who said it -- President Trump or Dr. Fredrick Echols, Director of the City of St. Louis Department of Health. “I...

Author Max Hagemeister writes about the importance of contacting your loved ones. Art by Ella Cuneo.

Corona Columns: Issue #4

Max Hagemeister, Story Ideas Editor April 6, 2020

As I sit in my house, wondering when the world will go back to normal, I think about what my life used to be. I think of sitting in a classroom, surrounded by my peers. I think of my friends, who I usually...

Picture of Globe writer, Sahi Gokaraju. Art done by Ella Cuneo

Corona Columns: Issue #3

Sahithya Gokaraju, Page Editor April 3, 2020

On normal Monday mornings I usually am already out the door before the clock strikes 7:30. I rush to school looking over flashcards for my upcoming chemistry test or reading over my comp before I have...

Portrait of the author Daphne Kraushaar. Art by Ella Cuneo.

Corona Columns: Issue #2

Daphne Kraushaar, Feature Section Editor March 30, 2020

The typical Clayton student wakes up between 6 and 7 leaving time to pick out a good outfit and grab a bowl of Captain Crunch on their way out the door. Then, on the 5-25 minute drive to school they sit...

Ella Cuneo describes her experiences during the Coronavirus pandemic. 
Art by Ella Cuneo.

Corona Columns: Issue #1

Ella Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2020

Currently, I am sitting in my bed, Spotify blasting into my headphones. My dog, Louie, is snoring next to me like he has been doing all day. Today Louie discovered the window behind my bed looks out into...

The School District of Clayton has cancelled school until April 3, 2020 due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Causes Cancellation

Cece Cohen and Angela Xiao March 15, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, the School District of Clayton, along with 25 other school districts within the Greater St. Louis area announced that school would be cancelled because of COVID-19, beginning March...

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