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Transforming the Game

Transforming the Game

Daniel Cohen and Jimmy Malone

April 11, 2019


Filed under Athlete Profiles, Features, People, Sports, Spring

“I felt that playing for the team that matched my gender identity was something that I wanted and something that I felt should be available to people who are being forced to play for teams that don’t match their gender identity,” CHS senior Nicky Taghert said. On February 7, 2019, the Missouri...

Student Representation on the BOE passes in landslide 6-1 vote

Student Representation on the BOE passes in landslide 6-1 vote

Michael Melinger and Lila Taylor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Digital Display, Features, Latest, Local News, The student news site of Clayton High School

This is a developing story.  It will be updated as more information becomes available.   Earlier this evening, on April 10, 2019, the Clayton Board of Education voted to add a Student Representative to the board, as part of a proposal submitted by superintendent Dr. Doherty in collaboration with CHS ...

Recycling Wrong?

Recycling Wrong?

Sofia Erlin and Angela Xiao

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest

The iconic cyclical logo of the recycling bin has become synonymous with environmental protection. After a long day of idling, using plastic water bottles, and taking an extra long shower, throwing an old, greasy pizza box in the blue bin can alleviate some guilt. While throwing this contaminated material in...

Lift For Life Academy

Lift For Life Academy

Noor Jerath, Page Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features

Educate, Empower, Uplift. This is the motto for the Lift For Life Academy (LFLA). Situated inside an old bank in the Soulard neighborhood, the school was started in 2000 as the first independent charter school in St. Louis city. The school has 585 students in grades 6-12, and approximately 85% of t...

Meet the Candidates: School Board Director

Meet the Candidates: School Board Director

Disha Chatterjee, Reporter

March 31, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest, Local News

Candidates discussed their beliefs around central issues like Proposition E and giving students a position on the school board, as well as providing their own vision for the school district. Click below to read more! Want help deciding how to vote on Proposition E? Click to learn more about the tax levy.      ...

Student Loans?

Student Loans?

Yiyun Xu, Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest, Local News

Student loan debt is the second highest consumer debt category in America, only trailing behind mortgage loan. It is more than both credit card and auto loans. As of 2018, the total amount of U.S. student loan debt reaches an all time high at $1.53 trillion spreading across 45 million Americans. For t...

Finals Freshmen Preparation

Finals Freshmen Preparation

Shane LaGesse, Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest

Before CHS students can enjoy the freedom of winter break, they must first endure the trying finals week. While some upperclassmen begin to relax after having taken the exams before, many CHS’ newest students, the freshman class, spend the upcoming weeks stressing out over what are presented as the most important assessment they will take each ...

Those Who Came Before Us

Those Who Came Before Us

Globe Staff

March 15, 2019


Filed under Cover Stories, Features, People

Foreword Dr. Sean Doherty, Superintendent Start with the end in mind. In the development of our Clayton curricula, we use an approach called Backward Design or Understanding by Design. The fundamental formula is the development of learning goals first (the WHY), then determining methods (the HOW) f...

AUDIO: A Chat with Holly Connor

AUDIO: A Chat with Holly Connor

Reese Quinn and Sara Parietti

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest, People, Podcast

Reese and Sara stop by Wydown Middle School to profile Holly Connor, a student with a passion for theater and an amazing singing voice, who struggles with blindness and autism. All singing in the podcast is from clips recorded of Connor.    ...

Clayton Tax Levy

Clayton Tax Levy

Ella Cuneo, Shane LaGesse, and Kaitlyn Tran

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest, Local News

For the first time since 2003, Clayton will be proposing an operating tax levy increase for Clayton residents to vote on in April. The School District has been considering an operating tax levy since 2012, but this year the matter had reached a point of necessity. If the operating levy is voted ...

Magnify

Magnify

Margy Mooney

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, People

The world is filled with hardship. Issues such as climate change, racial inequality and economic disparities plague our newsfeeds. Many people believe they can’t make a difference because they only have one voice and therefore assume that others will speak up for them. Making change can seem ov...

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