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A professor at Peking University in China uses an online educational system to teach physical chemistry classes


The Globe examines the effect COVID-19 has had on the education system around the country
Kaitlyn Tran and Vivian Chen May 9, 2020

COLLEGE/TESTING: As COVID-19 sweeps the nation, college students have been forced to experience the severe measures of abruptly evacuating campus and transitioning their university environment and curriculum...

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Dr. Ed Ferguson

Dr Ed Ferguson explains the the medical aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic
Sofia Erlin, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2020

When he’s not working in the Emergency Room, Clayton parent Dr. Ed Ferguson enjoys going go-karting with his kids, biking and soap making. Recently, however, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ferguson...

Some activities during quarantine that can benefit your mental health!

A Guide to Staying Mentally Well

While times are changing, here are some tips and tricks to stay mentally healthy!
Ella Cuneo, Senior Managing Editor April 27, 2020

Our situation has changed dramatically in the last few months. Having parties with friends changed to waiting for them to get on your Zoom call. Cheering on sports teams from the stands switched to watching...

Due to school closure, Clayton High School students have now began online school.

Transition to Online Learning During Global Pandemic

Due to school closures across Missouri, Clayton has transitioned to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rachel Liang, Reporter April 22, 2020

On Wednesday, March 25, Clayton High school began its first day of online school as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. Many mixed opinions on this new online learning arose as students...

Post Dispatch columnist and CHS grad Ben Hochman writes from home. Photo from Hochman.

Restricted Reporting

New York Times Senior Staff Editor Tom Gaffney and St. Louis Post Dispatch Sports Columnist Ben Hochman describe their experiences reporting on Covid-19.
Grace Snelling and Jimmy Malone April 15, 2020

Every night at 7 p.m, New York Times Senior Staff Editor Tom Gaffney steps out of the doorway of his house in Manhattan and listens to his neighbor play “America the Beautiful” on the tuba. The nighttime...

Lydia Boda (far right) with her mother and friend. Photo from Boda.

Loving Lydia: Serving St. Louis’ Homeless During a Global Pandemic

Lydia Boda, director of Bridge of Hope, aims to help those who are homeless through the COVID-19 pandemic
Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2020

In 2001, Lydia Boda was still a child, living in the Ville neighborhood of St. Louis with her three brothers. That was the year that her parents started the Bridge of Hope Ministry in their living room. At...

2019 Clayton Graduate Nicky Taghert in a stadium in London, UK.

Proposed Legislation Threatens Transgender Rights

A wave of anti-transgender bills aim to limit transgender participation in sports that correspond with students’ gender identities
Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor April 4, 2020

“It basically affirmed my sense of belonging. Playing on the boys’ team, I never really felt like I belonged,” Nicky Taghert, 2019 CHS graduate, said about her experience playing on the girls’...

What does it mean to be gifted, and what makes someone gifted?

What does it mean to be gifted?

BACKGROUND Although gifted services in the Clayton School District have seen numerous variations over the past 10 years, 2017 marked a new phase in the program. 70 percent of all identified gifted students...

How do you learn to love your body, when that means losing your sense of control?


intro. Your phone dings. It’s a text from your friend. “Want to go get food with me?” it reads. Your heart drops. You think back to earlier that day, to the donut you couldn’t stop yourself from...

Larry Wolff's car after being crashed by the group of thieves

Staying Safe in Clayton

How can people stay safe in the Clayton and St. Louis Community?
Ryan Kerr, Reporter March 3, 2020

On July 29, 2019 at 1:03 a.m., Clayton resident Larry Wolff was asleep in his home. He had two vehicles in his driveway. Security video from that night shows multiple people peering inside Mr. Wolff’s...

Photo of Debra Wiens, who used to be a history teacher at CHS, by Michael Melinger.

The Syrian-Clayton Connection

An update on the lives of Syrian refugees in St. Louis.
Grace Snelling and Bridget Walsh February 14, 2020

Debra Wiens: It was Thanksgiving Day 2016, and former CHS Current Issues teacher Debra Wiens had just put the finishing touches on a traditional home-cooked meal when her daughter, a college student in...

Head shot provided by Holly Connor.

Connor Sings

CHS freshman Holly Connor realized her passion for singing at a young age. She recently performed the National Anthem at a Blues game.
Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2020

On November 30th, CHS freshman Holly Connor stepped out onto the ice rink of a hushed stadium, glaring overhead spotlights directed straight at her, and grasped the microphone stand. She was about to...

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