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A laptop, its screen red and displaying the word CENSORED in capital letters.

EARN IT Bill Threatens Free Speech Online

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
The problem with bills like these is that they do very little to address the underlying problems which create human trafficking and the dissemination of child pornography, and instead encourage censorship and reduced safety/income for sex workers. SESTA-FOSTA was a similar attempt at this, which ended in extremely reduced safety for sex workers and restricted speech for those online.
Water pouring from a faucet, an unappetizing brownish color.

The US Navy Contaminates Hawai’i Water With Jet Fuel

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
Five days prior, on Monday November 23, the Hawai’i Department of Health had ordered the Navy to cease all operations at Red Hill, due to symptoms residents of Pearl Harbor were experiencing. More than 700 residents of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam have been forced from their homes after experiencing skin irritation, vomiting, excessive sweating, headache, dizziness, diarrhea, and sore throat.
Clayton changes their musical from The Drowsy Chaperone to a new original show

The Role of Race in Theater

JiaLi Deck, Reporter February 11, 2022
When students auditioned for Clayton High School’s 2022 mainstage musical, they didn’t expect any curveballs. The theater department set out to perform The Drowsy Chaperone, a show parodying an early 1920’s musical comedy. The show wasn’t perfect to begin with; the act two opener features a song overtly making fun of Chinese culture called “Message from a Nightingale” and the show also includes other “tongue-and-cheek moments,” as described by Kelly Weber, the show’s director. The theater department had no question they were to cut these elements, as they offer no real development to the plot, however they missed a key step: telling people.
Adam Bergeron holds up one of the school’s PCR machines that he hopes will be incorporated into the science curriculum at the high school.

COVID Testing at Clayton

Sofia Mutis and Hannah Teagan February 10, 2022

Adam Bergeron, a science teacher at Clayton High School, says he has the answer to the COVID-19 test shortage Clayton is experiencing. With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, many students and staff...

Missouri Sen. Brian Williams, D-University City (photo courtesy of Missouri Senate Communications).

State Senator Brian Williams: A Profile

Alex Slen, News Section Editor February 3, 2022

State Senator Brian Williams has had a whirlwind few years in office. Williams was elected to represent Missouri's 14th in 2018. His election made him the first Black man to serve in the Missouri Senate...

The statue Naked Truth vandalized in Compton Hill Reservoir Park

Part 2: The Untold History of St. Louis Monuments

Charlie Meyers, Reporter January 28, 2022

Many who call St. Louis home have experienced the thrill of sledding down Art Hill in Forest Park on a snowy winter day, or admiring the sights of the Botanical Gardens on a refreshing spring afternoon. However,...

A Killer Concert

“Stop the show! Stop the show! Stop the show!” screamed fans at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas on November 5. Panic consumed the crowd of 50,000 as people crammed against the...

Chuck Cohn: Clayton High School Alumnus and CEO of International Company Varsity Tutors

Always a Greyhound: Chuck Cohn

Seraphina Corbo, Senior Managing Editor December 17, 2021

Ever since he was five years old, Clayton alumnus Chuck Cohn has always known that his dream was to be an entrepreneur. What he discovered early, however, was that starting and promoting a business is...

CHS alumni Erik Becker reviews film on a shoot. Becker graduated from CHS in 2001 and has since founded his own company.

Always a Greyhound: Erik Becker

Ella Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2021

Erik Becker was driving around searching for office space when his phone rang. It was his agent calling to inform him that they loved a sizzle reel for what would become the Discovery documentary "Who...

Chs junior Esther Wang works on her computer and talks with a friend during a lunch period in the CHS Commons.

How Do We Socialize?

Alex Cohen, Sports Section Editor December 14, 2021

March 12, 2020 was the last day of normal school for most Clayton students. It was the last day of face to face conversations, unmarred by face masks. It was the last day of students and staff sitting...

Washington University in Saint Louis (WashU)

College Debt in the United States

Sidra Major and Kipp Vitsky December 7, 2021

$103,456. That's three times the median-annual salary of an American adult. That’s half the cost of the median-valued home in the U.S. That's four times the amount an adult must make annually to live...

CHS nurse Lisa McDade.

Humans of Clayton High School- Nurse Lisa McDade

Ivy Slen, Reporter December 7, 2021

“I substituted at other school districts before here. So my first school year at Clayton was the 2020 year when we went home for spring break and never came back. The nurses didn't know what was gonna...

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