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The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

Jared Schmitzs photo on his honorary flag at Art Hill in Forest Park

Honoring The Life of Jared Schmitz

Lily Kleinhenz, Photo Editor October 12, 2021

When the news broke that sixty Afghan citizens and thirteen US service members were killed in a suicide bomb outside the Kabul airport after Afghan citizens were desperately fleeing their country. US citizens...

Children play in a preschool before COVID-19

Will COVID Impact the Social Development of Babies?

Chloe Wolfe, Reporter October 4, 2021

Earlier this year, Miles Faluda learned he was not the only baby in the world. Miles, born in January of 2020, is nearing his second birthday, yet has only recently met someone his own age for the first...

Garment workers sewing t-shirts on the warehouse floor at Los Angeles Apparel on August 4, 2017, in Los Angeles.

TikTok’s Tiny Trends

Ana Mitreva and Isabel Erdmann October 2, 2021

One month it was leopard print, the next, cow, and suddenly you had to be wearing sage green to be dressed in style. Even though trend cycles have existed throughout history, the growing fast fashion industry...

Photo credit: Eric Haynes under Creative Commons license

Stimulus Checks

Sasha Keller, Pro/Con Section Editor September 28, 2021

In 2008, President Bush signed the Economic Stimulus Act, granting low and middle-income households a $600 tax return in the wake of the recession. When Obama entered office he signed the American Recovery...

Photo credit: Eric Haynes under Creative Commons license

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

Alex Slen, News Section Editor September 23, 2021

On Sept. 9 President Joe Biden unveiled to the country new COVID vaccine mandates. He announced that he will direct the Department of Labor and OSHA to require all businesses with more than 100 employees...

Students walk down the hallway during the COVID-19 pandemic after returning to school

Vaccine Emotions

Kaia Mills-Lee and Kate Freedman June 22, 2021

Katelyn Long After almost a year of not being able to see her students in person or her extended family, CHS teacher, Katelyn Long was elated to find out that she was eligible to receive the COVID-19...

Maci Klaus (16) signed up to recieve her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on April 21

Examining the First Pfizer Vaccine Clinic at Clayton

Kirby Miller, Page Editor June 3, 2021

Ever since the pandemic began back in March 2021, science was the school subject that made us want to tune in to different news channels to see the rapid history of Covid-19 since the start of lockdown....

After serving in the Clayton School District for 11 years, Superintendent Dr. Sean Doherty plans to retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year.

Dr. Sean Doherty

Owen Auston-Babcock, Senior Managing Editor May 25, 2021

“I never came into this district thinking I was going to end up being the superintendent,” said Dr. Sean Doherty, the Superintendent of the School District of Clayton, who announced his plan to retire...

A man with a ski mask is surrounded by police officers at a reopen Illinois rally outside Chicagos Thompson Center, May 16, 2020. As the rally was winding down, he walked around with a banner with an apparent Neo-Nazi sign.

The Rise in Antisemitism

In Uman, Ukraine, a visibly Jewish man was attacked at a supermarket. In Austria, the head of Graz’s Jewish community was attacked with a wooden club. In Delaware, firefighters responded to a fire at...

This year is Dr. Varleys 43rd year of teaching.  He spent the last 29 years teaching in the Clayton School District.

Retiring Clayton Teachers of 2021 – Dr. Paul Varley

Charlie Miller, Page Editor May 6, 2021

“Dr. Varley is all about being a good person and having integrity,” said Jennifer Shenberger, one of Dr. Paul Varley’s coworkers at Wydown Middle School. “He wants to instill that in his students...

BTS on the set for their English single Dynamite

How BTS Became More Than Just A Boyband

Samantha Anne McDonough, Reporter March 31, 2021

When you think of a boyband, what do you think of? Do you think of One Direction, making teenage girls' hearts throb with each song lyric? Maybe the classic show Big Time Rush and their absolute bop of...

The AP Literature project is a tradition that has been altered with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic

Amazing Author Projects

Sofia Erlin, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

During a normal school year, CHS students can be found in the library quietly eating smuggled chips, frantically finishing homework due the next period, and whispering about the dreaded author project....

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