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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...

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Reflections After 12 Years in the American Education System

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2023

"Reflection upon the experience is as important as the experience itself," Ralph Emerson. I'm slightly surprised I made it 12 years ago. Twelve years is a long time to be doing anything, much less toiling...

The new Greyhound Scholar initiative devalues student interests which lie outside of academics

I am not a Greyhound Scholar

JiaLi Deck, Editor in Chief March 16, 2023
I implore the Clayton community to reassess how we value students. Do we value them as test takers? “A+” receivers? Scholars? Or as people. Humans. Kids who want to learn, have fun, and live a life which makes them happy.
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Being Black Where Black Feels Unwanted

Aylah Hopper, Reporter March 9, 2023

The School District of Clayton prides itself on being a,“Place for Everyone in Head and Heart.” However, in my 12 years as a Black student in the District, I have found that it has been hard...

The Turtle Shell Effect

The Turtle Shell Effect

Sidra Major, Chief Digital Editor March 9, 2023

I was best friends with every single student in my preschool class, we all were. Seventeen toddlers gathered on an eight-by-ten rug Monday through Friday cultivated a sense of community I have yet to feel...

Students dancing at the Dance Marathon Event in 2022 before the unveiling of the proceeds.

Dance, Dance Marathon

Ruby Nadin, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2023

“It’s become a way to build a space at Clayton where people can come together and work towards benefitting something that is bigger than themselves.” For senior Ava Marsden, being part of the CHS...

How Many Strikes Does McLaughlin Get

How Many Strikes Does McLaughlin Get

Micah Lotsoff, Charlie Balestra, Sports Section Editor, Reporter February 3, 2023

Dan McLaughlin, former broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals, was hired as the play-by-play announcer in 2000. In his first few years as a broadcaster, McLaughlin became highly respected in the organization...

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“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...

Podcast Editor Sofia Mutis (center) interviewing Editor-in-Chief Alex Slen.

The Globe Podcast: A School Upon a Hill?

Sofia Mutis and Alex Slen November 28, 2022

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Ex Educators

Ruby Nadin and Lavanya Mani November 18, 2022

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...

The new library offers a variety of seating options. Students utilize all of these areas.

A Modern Library

Alison Booth, Reporter November 16, 2022

After you pass the new technology help desk and library entrance, the fresh, modern appearance of the library is evident. Sophomore Mohini Mahajan said, “The library looks similar to Parana now.” Full...

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