The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

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

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

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 CHSs 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

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?...

Seniors Jimmy Malone (left) and Armon Seraji (right) record an episode of their podcast, Greyhound Time.

Greyhound Time: A Podcast

Ruthie Pierson and Disha Chatterjee October 24, 2019

If you’ve ever been to a Clayton sports game, you may have noticed empty rows on the bleachers or a relatively sparse turnout. Undeniably, Clayton has often lacked in the athletic enthusiasm department,...

The St. Louis Wheel at sunset.

Union Station Renovation

Max Hagemeister and Daphne Kraushaar October 23, 2019

 St. Louis's very own Union Station blew out its birthday candles on September 1, 2019, with some extensive wishes in store. This year marks the 128th anniversary since Union Station first opened its...

Mrs. Zhang is speaking about the book she translated, while on her book tour in China over summer 2019.

Mrs. Zhang’s Summer Book Tour

Max Hagemeister and Moriah Lotsoff October 8, 2019

Growing up in the Hubei Province of China, Hongling Zhang always had a passion for writing. Little did she know, she would one day be translating a book for A.B. Yehoshua, a household name in Israel.  Zhang...

Mr. Maesaka standing in his classroom in Wydown. Before, Mr. Maesaka used to be a drama teacher at Wydown.

Mr. Maesaka Earns State-Wide Award in Humanities Education

Hannah Do, Writer October 2, 2019

“A lot of things came as a result of things that I didn’t do well. When I was in middle school, I wasn’t a very good English student, so I had a tutor from when I was in 8th grade up until I was...

Clayton students completed a service trip this summer, interacting with kids and families in the village of Yunguilla in Ecuador.

Ecuador 2019: Clayton Students Make a Change

Esperanza. One word printed on a rubber bracelet in the outstretched hands of a young girl. Fog had cleared to reveal the rolling green hills of Yunguilla, a small community in Ecuador. Other children...

Claire Saffitz at her work bench in the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen in New York City.

Clayton Graduate Claire Saffitz talks High School, Harvard, Gourmet Treats and more

Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor September 11, 2019

From the sidewalks of University City to the subway stops of the Upper West Side, at least one thing has remained constant for Claire Saffitz: her love of food. Whether it’s takeout from Amighettit's...

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