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Mr. Thurmon

Mr. Thurmon

Angela Xiao, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Latest

Mr. Thurmon Stubblefield approaches the green room of the Clayton Family Center, the preschoolers in the room immediately flock to the door. Once Mr. Thurmon Stubblefield, known simply as Mr. Thurmon to those at the Family Center, enters their room, his presence is immediately known. The toddlers...

Why Do We Still Play Football?

Why Do We Still Play Football?

Jacob LaGesse, Shane LaGesse, Michael Melinger, and Jimmy Malone

November 6, 2018


Filed under Cover Stories, Features, Videos

All videos included in this story are segments of GET Episode 3, a video edition of this cover story produced by Sean Kim and Michael Melinger, members the Greyhound News Network and Video Production staffs and editors of the Globe....

Overprescribed

Overprescribed

Grace Snelling and Lila Taylor

November 4, 2018


Filed under Digital Display, Features, Latest

"I broke my nose playing basketball when I was 15 and I was prescribed tylenol-3's, which are codeine. I remember I just took them and I liked the way they made me feel. It was a different high than weed, and when I put the two together it was exactly what I’d been looking for, so that started [my...

New Meramec Principal

New Meramec Principal

Ella Cuneo, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, People

Patrick Fisher, who is certified in elementary education with a philosophy degree, masters degrees in school counseling and education administration and who is currently working on his doctorate in educational leadership, is a college dropout. During his time at Illiopolis High School, Fisher, the new princ...

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Kaitlyn Tran and Sonia Palamand

October 21, 2018


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Introduction:      For CHS Freshman Jessie Lin, Science Olympiad serves as more than just an extracurricular. A competition event that her parents urged her to join, Lin never imagined that Science Olympiad would have such a large impact on her life as a learning experience. “It was fun, full of lau...

A Roaring Victory

A Roaring Victory

Jacob LaGesse and Michael Bernard

October 16, 2018


Filed under Digital Display, Features, People, Sports

To Kathryn Lyons, history teacher at CHS, Ultimate Frisbee is more than just a game played by college students in a quad. In 2010, Lyons competed in the World Ultimate Club Championship in the Czech Republic. She has watched the sport grow out of infancy in its struggle to gain athletic legitimacy across ...

Robotics Rolls into Wydown

Robotics Rolls into Wydown

Luka Bassnett, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Clayton High School is known for its successful FIRST robotics team, the Robohounds. However, while the high school team is well-known throughout the area (attending the World Championships in 2017), no similar club exists at Wydown Middle School. That will change this school year, when Wydown Middle School will become home to its own FIRST...

A More Perfect School

A More Perfect School

Zachary Fisher, Grace Snelling, Sara Stemmler, Lila Taylor, and Richard Cheng

October 5, 2018


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“A More Perfect School...” What would a school look like if it was designed with human biology and best learning practices in mind? According to the leading minds in educational and learning research, we would sleep more and move more. We would have more time to process and to think. We would be disc...

Catching Crickets

Catching Crickets

Cece Cohen, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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“No wifi or cell service,” CHS sophomore Noah Kennedy said as he described his trip to the Grand Tetons. CHS seniors Xuenan Jin and Max de la Paz, juniors Dana Anderson and Liza Anzilotti and sophomores Julia Bautz and Noah Kennedy joined Clayton High School AP Environmental Science teacher Charles...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Victor Wei and Hongkai Jiang

October 1, 2018


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The divide between Republicans and Democrats has never been bigger. From immigration to gun control, confederate monuments to abortion rights, a broad field of topics have been absorbed into this political atmosphere. Religion has not been left out. Religion is kept out of public schools, and for good reason, as ...

The Future of the Choir Program

The Future of the Choir Program

Disha Chatterjee, Reporter

September 26, 2018


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In recent years, the choir program has fallen into a rut of obscurity, with minimal presence in the high school and decreasing participation. However, with the introduction of new part-time teacher Raynard Brown, the potential seems to be growing. Despite the dramatic drop from 66 requests in the 20...

I Am

I Am

Sarah Baker and Katie He

September 22, 2018


Filed under Features, People

"I always tell my sons to be proud of themselves,” Glenridge Elementary librarian Jude Hagene said. “They are biracial, and the minute they walk into a room, they are subjected to whatever people think about their skin color. They cannot hide, but I can. I can pass as a straight woman. I decided ...

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