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Kids Saving Earth club, led by Janet Crews, her first few years of teaching in the Mehlville school district. The club adopted the street outside the school and did trash pick up, researched native plants and put in trees, bushes and flowers in and around the school, raised butterflies and released them, visited a landfill and recycling center, and hosted a zero waste day at the school. Photo courtesy of Janet Crews

Beyond the Classroom

Ivy Slen, Mira Stahlheber, and Alyssa Blanke June 10, 2024

With over two decades of dedicated service, rising from her entry-level position as a teacher’s assistant to an Instructional Coach and a Coordinator of Professional Learning, Janet Crews exemplifies...

Baton raised, Jennifer Shenberger looks into the crowd of her middle school symphonic band, awaiting the down-beat of one of their pieces.

The Double-bar Line of Her Career

Charlie Meyers and April Kim June 3, 2024

For many sixth graders, the idea of trying out an instrument for the first time stirs up a mix of excitement and nervousness. But in the lively atmosphere of the band room, one person stands out to everyone,...

Dr. Pamela Skinner reviews new verb conjugations for Latin II students.

Magistra Skinner’s Final Chapter

Oliver Maher, Caleb Park, and Yijia Mao June 2, 2024

Students traverse through the first floor’s halls daily and eventually reach the Latin classroom, Room 134. From there, Pamela Skinner teaches three of the five Latin courses, where she shapes students’...

Math Teacher Barbara Dobbert helps junior Baron Boric as he works through problems in his AP Precalculus BC class.

Decades of Dedication

Charlie Balestra, Page Editor May 30, 2024

After 34 years of teaching, teacher Barbara Dobbert has impacted thousands of students and hundreds of teachers, but now she’s finishing up her last year. Known for her upbeat attitude and dedication,...

Science Department Head Nathan Peck conducts a fire bubble experiement with junior Hannah Yurkovich. This experiment explores energy, heat, pressure, states of matter, chemical reactions and water.

Twenty Four Years of Clayton Chemistry

Lavanya Mani, Bethany Lai, and Anaïs Ogé May 29, 2024

Some know him as a geologist, a SummerQuest administrator, a professional storyteller or a maple syrup connoisseur. Still, all know Nathan Peck as an institution of the science department and the school....

During fifth hour, Alternative Education Program Director Joyce Bell helps a student with their writing.

Inspiring Change While Empowering Students

In a cozy corner of school, alternative education teacher Joyce Bell is ready to greet any student with her warm smile. Her 33-year career as an educator is ending, and Bell has experienced several department...

Kelley Weber sits on a couch in her cozy office down the hall from the black box and the theater.

Curtains Close on a 25-Year Career

Dwight Erdman, Reporter May 24, 2024

At 17, Kelley Weber began volunteering at schools in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, teaching theater and helping students tell their stories. She has been teaching in one form or another since, eventually finding...

Schulz and her daughter gather signatures on a beautiful day outside their house. They collected about 100 signatures. Photo courtesy of Schulz.

The Frontlines of Advocating for Reproductive Rights

Mira Stahlheber, Page Editor May 21, 2024

Behind every battle women face for their reproductive rights, there is a team of people fighting for and with them. An often overlooked role in this fight for abortion rights is petition workers. The main...

Catalyst members spend their Catalyst hour volunteering at charities as a part of their curriculum.

Catalyst: Business Brilliance

Charlie Meyers, Senior Managing Editor May 14, 2024

Special Education teacher Mr. Kuehn waves to students in the hall. Its easier to connect with students when you have the personal relationship with them, Kuehn said. If you just talk to them about work and homework and schoolwork, thats not very fun.

Uncovering Passion

Adam Watson, Reporter May 7, 2024

Starting as a pilot, Special Education teacher and volleyball coach Adrian Kuehn dropped his career to take a new route. “I always thought I'd be a PE teacher. But, I first went to college to be a...

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Ignite Your Pen

Norah Gross, Reporter May 3, 2024

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