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Mobile supervisor and phlebotomist Greg Calvert draws blood from Matt Burnside of Dallas to start the process of apheresis.

The Science Behind Coronavirus

Vivian Chen, Senior Managing Editor August 6, 2020

For the United States, pandemics are nothing new. With four influenza outbreaks tucked under our belts from the last 102 years, the COVID-19 situation isn’t an unfamiliar one. “[Although] nobody...

A New Approach to Clayton Education

A New Approach to Clayton Education

Tiancheng Fan, Siddhi Narayan, and Lana Xu August 6, 2020

On the first day of each school year, hundreds of students rush into Clayton High School. Freshmen approach the front entrance timidly, desperately trying to remember the path to their first period class....

Covid-19 In St Louis

Covid-19 In St Louis

May 22, 2020

COVID-19 is a wide spread disease dominating much of the U.S. right now. While some nations across the world are seeing a decrease in COVID-19, cases are steadily on the rise in the U.S. Missouri is following...

Photo of Roz McCoy, CHS receptionist for 22 years, who is retiring this year.

Roz McCoy

Sofia Erlin, Editor-in-Chief May 13, 2020

For 22 years, CHS receptionist Roz McCoy has protected the school from students trying to enter without their IDs. Her presence at the front desk has been an iconic feature of thousands of students’...

Completed face shields wait to be packaged and taken to the Office of Emergency Management. From there, they will be distributed throughout Columbia and St. Louis.

Project Face Shield

Emma Baum, Feature Section Editor May 11, 2020

For Bill Moore, the COVID-19 outbreak is a crisis. But it’s also an opportunity to use his experience to help his community. “I went to school to become an engineer because I wanted to help people…...

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


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...

Photo of Dr. Ferguson

Dr. Ed Ferguson

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

Ella Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief 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

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

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

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

Ivy Reed, Editor-in-Chief 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’...

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