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The Effects of Peer Pressure on Teens in Clayton

The Effects of Peer Pressure on Teens in Clayton

Maya Richter and Gaby Madriz

January 20, 2019


Filed under Features, People

*Name has been changed to preserve anonymity Kris*, a former Clayton student who would like to remain anonymous had a certain encounter with "the Black Frat." This man is a known drug dealer in the greater St. Louis area. The Black Frat has been known to provide marijuana, alcoholic beverages, and JUULs ...

The Trouble with Trash

The Trouble with Trash

Josephine Cross and Noor Jerath

January 18, 2019


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The U.S. generates around 200 million tons of garbage every year, according to dosomething.org. That is enough waste to fill Busch stadium from top to bottom twice every day for a year. The main thing that Americans throw away is paper -- an item that is easily recyclable. Environmental activists work tir...

G-H’s Gym Changes

G-H’s Gym Changes

Sarah Baker and Lise Derksen

January 16, 2019


Filed under Features, People

“While I wasn’t really looking for a change, change was probably the biggest thing that I needed and now I have the benefit of collaborating with my department every single day,” CHS physical education and health teacher Sarah Gietschier-Hartman said. Gietschier-Hartman transitioned to the high ...

The Rise of SoundCloud

The Rise of SoundCloud

Lulu Hawley

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Music, People

Since 2008, Soundcloud has allowed new up and coming artists to release their content with minimal effort. Like YouTube, many musicians post their projects onto SoundCloud with hopes of being “discovered." This website, and smartphone app, created in 2014, is growing more popular each day, especial...

Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

Naveed Naemi

January 6, 2019


Filed under Features

In 1890 the United States passed the Sherman Antitrust Act. This law prohibited the formation of monopolies in the states. Over 120 years later, a marketing goliath has emerged. Its name is Amazon. Once an unknown marketing company owner, Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, currently has a net worth of 137.6 billion dollars. Along with the rapid e...

A House Divided

A House Divided

Grace Snelling, Sara Stemmler, Lila Taylor, Jacob LaGesse, David Higuchi, and Disha Chatterjee

December 27, 2018


Filed under Cover Stories, Digital Display, Features

In the latest cover story, the Globe explores the political climate of Clayton and the US surrounding many current issues of debate, such as climate change, the Trump administration, Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court and more. Click below for an immersive reading experience, or scroll...

Cohen’s Clayton Connection

Cohen’s Clayton Connection

Jacob LaGesse and Michael Melinger

November 27, 2018


Filed under Digital Display, Features, People

Each Thanksgiving, Andy Cohen, CHS graduate of 1986 and Bravo executive, returns to St. Louis to spend the holiday with his family. While his usual venture home includes family time and Imo’s pizza, this year it came with the added goal of supporting his high school alma mater through the Adzick f...

Clayton: An Ever-Welcoming Area

Clayton: An Ever-Welcoming Area

Siddhi Narayan, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Features, People

When Vinodh Narayanan first moved to America in 1965, he was struck by how many females there were in his school. Narayanan had lived in India for most of his life. When he was 14, his family was uprooted and moved to America. His father had been there for a while, and because he had liked his jo...

Virtual vs. Real Life

Virtual vs. Real Life

Kaia Mills-Lee and Kate Freedman

November 22, 2018


Filed under Digital Display, Features

Young children under the age of nine spend at least two hours a day on screens according to a report by CNN. This use is for leisure but also to help enhance academic abilities. While many students are used to learning through technology, others thrive on engaging with others face to face. For t...

Sixth Grade Camp

Sixth Grade Camp

Lulu Hawley

November 21, 2018


Filed under Features

Each fall, a handful of buses carrying a total of 200 hyper sixth graders travel down to Sherwood Forest Camp. Sherwood is a non-profit organization located in Lesterville, Missouri - a short two hours away from Wydown Middle School. Around 30 students in eighth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades ar...

Big Sonia

Big Sonia

Disha Chatterjee, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Local News, Movies, People

On Thursday, October 4th, director, producer, and Clayton High School class of 1996 alum Leah Warshawski came to visit Clayton and speak with sophomore World/U.S history classes. Later that night, a community screening of “Big Sonia”, a film Warshawski directed, was held at 7 P.M in the CHS audito...

Sixth Grade Camp vs. The Athletic Department

Sixth Grade Camp vs. The Athletic Department

Cece Cohen, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Latest, Local News

It seems as though the Clayton athletic department has a stigma when it come to sixth grade camp. Sixth grade camp is an annual tradition where each fall the Wydown Middle School sixth grade class travels to Sherwood Forest Camp for 4 days and 3 nights. Depending on the number of sixth graders in...

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