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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 Wolffs car after being crashed by the group of thieves

Staying Safe in Clayton

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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