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Fresh Faces to CHS

Four new teachers spanning across different departments join Clayton High School
October 14, 2020

While we have been in school for a while now, there are some new teachers at Clayton High School. Because of online learning, you may have not gotten the chance to meet them. Meet the new teachers at Clayton!

PODCAST: The Globe 10/12/20

The vice presidential campaign debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seen on TV in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.
Senior Managing Editor Ella Cuneo talks to different people about interesting happenings in the Clayton community and beyond
October 12, 2020

 This week’s episode we will have a recap with opinions surrounding the vice presidential debate with co-EIC Shane LaGesse, a heartwarming story about the pawpaw fruit, and discussing the pros and...

Zoom: A crazy mess and lots of stress

A student doing virtual learning from home. The student is taking notes during Zoom.
Both teachers and students at CHS are trying to make things work throughout this new online learning experience
October 1, 2020

Zoom has caused lots of anxiety for everyone, especially teachers and students. We have all faced one problem of a sort regarding Zoom. Whether that be technical difficulties or Zoom bombs. Around 90%...

Alternative Viewpoints of a Global Pandemic

Info Wars founder Alex Jones and nearly 150 un-masked protesters gathered on 11th street and Congress to protest against wearing masks in Texas.
Several citizens across the nation disagree with lockdown and mask laws currently in place
August 13, 2020

With “My Body, My Choice!” and “Models are Wrong, Open MO!” signs in hand, around 60 individuals protesting Missouri’s stay-at-home order converged on downtown Clayton on April 21. Some gathered...

Music Will Go On

Musicians from the SLSO before Powell Hall closed.
During this difficult time, the St Louis Symphony Orchestra is doing its best to continue to provide music
August 13, 2020
We just had to shift some of the things that we’re doing and keep our eyes on what’s critical for our organization. And that is creating thrilling musical experiences and enriching lives.

Campaigning While Socially Distancing

Jill Schupp surrounded by a group of her supporters
As coronavirus makes it increasingly difficult to meet constituents in person, politicians must find another way to earn votes
August 12, 2020

The year of 2020 will be permanently memorialized for the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the shadows, the critical political response that determined the future of the pandemic’s path. Politics have been...

Race’s Role in COVID-19

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Coronavirus disproportionately affects African Americans, yet systems to prevent this do not support them
August 11, 2020

There has been a prevailing narrative throughout this pandemic that COVID-19 doesn't discriminate. That everybody, from world leaders and celebrities to grocery store and factory workers, is affected....

Public Health Law During a Pandemic

Public Health Law During a Pandemic
As states continue to open up, states across the nation must monitor and develop their public health law
August 11, 2020

With the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, a strong collaboration between health and policy-making has been crucial in most effectively improving the health of the public. Public health law bridges the gap...

Democracy During a Pandemic: St Louis Elections and Coronavirus

Vote-by-mail ballots at the San Francisco Department of Elections in 2008. COVID-19 has made absentee voting a pressing issue this year.
Missouri and the rest of the nation grapple with poll worker protection, absentee voting, and partisan divides over elections
August 10, 2020

Just like every aspect of society, upcoming elections in the St. Louis area will look very different this year. June 2 is the municipal election, pushed back from the originally-scheduled date of April...

The Science Behind Coronavirus

Mobile supervisor and phlebotomist Greg Calvert draws blood from Matt Burnside of Dallas to start the process of apheresis.
August 6, 2020

For the United States, pandemics are nothing new. With four influenza outbreaks tucked under our belts from the last 102 years, the COVID-19 situation isn’t an unfamiliar one. “[Although] nobody...

A New Approach to Clayton Education

A New Approach to Clayton Education
As the presence of coronavirus increases in St Louis, several schools, including Clayton, are forced to make changes to their educational plans
August 6, 2020

On the first day of each school year, hundreds of students rush into Clayton High School. Freshmen approach the front entrance timidly, desperately trying to remember the path to their first period class....

Covid-19 In St Louis

Covid-19 In St Louis
May 22, 2020

COVID-19 is a wide spread disease dominating much of the U.S. right now. While some nations across the world are seeing a decrease in COVID-19, cases are steadily on the rise in the U.S. Missouri is following...

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