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The Robohounds carry their bot towards the competition field before a match in Oklahoma City. From left to right: junior Max Walter-Morrissey, sophomore Olivia Zindel, engineering teacher Stephen Beauchamp.

Robotics Chili Cook-Off

Luka Bassnett, Reporter February 3, 2020

During the evening of Friday, November 1st, the CHS robotics team (or "Robohounds"), held its Chili Cook-Off fundraiser for the fourth time running. An annual tradition, the robotics team has held a chili...

The exterior of the old Wydown Middle School building

The History of Wydown

Wydown Middle School teacher Sarah Miller tells us about the History of Wydown
Hannah Do and Kathryn Smith January 10, 2020

  “Whenever you build something new, and it’s beautiful and shiny and taller, it becomes different in terms of personality,” said Sarah Miller, a sixth grade Social Studies Teacher at Wydown. Most...

Dr. Compton works with students to refine a menu for the state competition that will be held in February.

Stirring Up Competition

Senior Managing Editor Noor Jerath reports on the success of Clayton High School's culinary team's preparation for the National ProStart Invitational.
Noor Jerath, Senior Managing Editor December 29, 2019

You’re walking down the hallway and all of a sudden the smell hits you. The intoxicating fragrance of butter and vanilla perfectly melded together in the form of a warm sugar cookie. The day takes its...



USERS Vaping. The popular trend, the dangerous epidemic, the social drug of the 21st century. The topic of dinner table talk. While teen cigarette use is at an all-time low, vaping has taken its place...

An Epidemic: Gun Violence in St. Louis

An Epidemic: Gun Violence in St. Louis

Introduction On the night of Dec. 14, 2012, when parents should have been out shopping for the holidays and grabbing the week’s groceries, they instead found themselves gathered at the local firehouse,...


Filling The Gap

Sara Stemmler and Abby Hoelscher December 3, 2019

Elementary school, middle school, high school, college. Most current CHS students are privileged enough that this sequence of education is an expectation, even an assumption, from the start. But could...

From the Bare Life Exhibition

Ai Weiwei

Junyi Su and Thomas Gustafson December 2, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, I was able to meet one of the most famous living artists in the world as he was leaving his Bare Life exhibition at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in Washington University. Ai...

An animated image of the coronavirus up close.

Why Spring Break is Different this Year

CHS students' spring break plans are affected by the coronavirus.
Paige Espe November 23, 2019

Woman Dies of Coronavirus. Coronavirus Has Spread to Yet Another Country. Live Update on Coronavirus. After opening up the news a person can feel as if they are being swarmed by coronavirus articles. For...

Assistant Superintendent Robyn Wiens outside the CHS Admin Building.

Robyn Wiens

Sofia Mutis, Reporter November 18, 2019

When Robyn Wiens was a junior at Ladue High School, she got a B on an AP American History test and lost her 4.0 GPA. She thought it was the end of the world. “Everyone kept telling me it was ok, but...

Inside an ELL class. Photo by Whitney Le.

Clayton’s English Language Learners

The Globe examines the challenges that students from non-English speaking countries face at Clayton High School and how the English Language Program helps them reach success.
Noor Jerath, Senior Managing Editor November 13, 2019

Classroom 112 sits behind an unassuming brown door tucked away next to the library. This room is home to the English Language Program (ELP) and teacher Amy Chappuis.  The ELP is a district-wide program...

Tommy Karandjeff at CHS's first Clayton Conversation.

Clayton Conversations

Luka Bassnett and Sofia Erlin November 1, 2019

“Not just at Clayton High School, but in the country, we have lost the ability to have respectful discourse, and intelligent dialogue around important topics,” said CHS principal Dan Gutchewsky. He...

Babes & Boos

Babes & Boos

A few kids from Clayton’s Family Center preschool were interviewed early October and asked their thoughts about the upcoming holiday
Abby Hoelscher, Reporter October 31, 2019

What do you know about Halloween? “It’s all about candy and uh, costumes. There’s a song I know, like spooky scary skeletons la la la la la… yeah that’s all I know.” -James “Trick-or-treating?...

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