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Clayton Graduate Claire Saffitz talks High School, Harvard, Gourmet Treats and more

Clayton Graduate Claire Saffitz talks High School, Harvard, Gourmet Treats and more

Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor

September 11, 2019

From the sidewalks of University City to the subway stops of the Upper West Side, at least one thing has remained constant for Claire Saffitz: her love of food. Whether it’s takeout from Amighettit's on The Hill with her mom, the in-season BLT’s she now makes with her boyfriend in their apartment,...

Clayton’s Fresh Faculty

Clayton’s Fresh Faculty

September 9, 2019

The Globe welcomes the new faculty at Clayton High School with a story about their teaching career, plans for the future, and more! Click on a teacher's profile below to learn more.

Holly Connor: The Musical Savant

Holly Connor: The Musical Savant

Jenna Bush

September 1, 2019

At about nine months, most babies begin to crawl. At nine months, Holly Connor began playing the piano.  She has been playing for the past 14 years. Holly Connor is a talented singer, actress, and composer who just entered her freshman year at CHS. She is an actor, a singer and a musician who...

Stacy Felps

Stacy Felps

Sofia Erlin, Feature Section Editor

May 29, 2019

Math teacher Stacy Felps is retiring after 35 years of teaching. She has taught at CHS for her entire career.

Mayor Harris

Mayor Harris

Shane LaGesse, News Section Editor

May 20, 2019

One of the early things I’d like to look at is exploring policies that will ensure that Clayton is welcoming to all.

10,000 Hours

10,000 Hours

Katie He, Page Editor

May 17, 2019

Ethan Mayer and Theo Bockhorst are two juniors at Clayton High School who both play the violin. Together, they started charting their violin progress on Instagram and collectively have over 24k followers spanning their individual accounts: @ethanviolin and @practicemakes_violin85 and their joint account ...

Hydroponic Farming

Hydroponic Farming

Sasha Keller, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Hydroponic farming is a small part of hydroculture, which consists of growing plants without soil, using only mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent and special growing medium such as coconut coir, perlite, or gravel. Hydroponic farming provides a more sustainable environment for growing. With g...

Tucker Hall at Carnegie Hall

Tucker Hall at Carnegie Hall

Noor Jerath, Page Editor

May 7, 2019

Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House. Even non-musicians can recognize these names as two of the most prestigious music halls in the world. After summer 2019, however, CHS junior Tucker Hall will be able to say that he has performed at both. Hall is currently involved in a variety of extracurricular and h...

Victorious Volunteen

Victorious Volunteen

Ruthie Pierson, Page Editor

May 1, 2019

To many CHS students, earning community service hours is an important part of their high school life.  This fall, sophomore Josie Gillette took the lead in rebuilding Volunteen at CHS, a club that provides local community service opportunities for students to volunteer in the community and earn commu...

BREAKING: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger Resigns as Indictment Unravels

BREAKING: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger Resigns as Indictment Unravels

Cece Cohen, Reporter

April 29, 2019

CLAYTON - St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger resigned as county executive on Monday after he was indicted by a federal grand jury last Thursday on three counts including charges of bribery, mail fraud and "theft of honest services" in a pay-to-play scheme. Stenger plead not guilty in federal cou...

Beyond the Board

Beyond the Board

Luka Bassnett, Disha Chatterjee, Kaia Mills-Lee, Grace Snelling, and Lila Taylor

April 24, 2019

How can the School District of Clayton attain its vision for the Profile of the Graduate? The Globe examines the potential for student and teacher voice and leadership in the District by considering new opportunities and examining past roles that have been lost. ...

BREAKING: Officer Involved Shooting at Ladue Schnucks

BREAKING: Officer Involved Shooting at Ladue Schnucks

Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor

April 23, 2019

UPDATE 4/24/19 6:37 p.m : St. Louis County told media today that the victim from yesterday's shooting remains at the hospital. They did not say in what condition.  Additionally, surveillance footage is being evaluated and they are still looking for witnesses who have not yet come forward.  The investigat...

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