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The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

The student news site of Clayton High School.

The Globe

Social Justice Reporting

A drone is silhouetted against a sunset.

End War Everywhere: The USA’s Bombing of Somalia

Ezri Perrin, Reporter April 17, 2022

On February 22nd, 2022, the USA launched a drone strike against al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, the respite between bombings having lasted only six months. Al-Shabaab, a terrorist organization with ties...

Kyrychenko and his family(left) with his aunt, cousin, and family friends (right) in Ukraine. His family friends have now fled to Germany.

A New Normal for Ukrainians

Ruby Nadin and Seraphina Corbo March 29, 2022

Alevtina Guseva wakes up and reaches for her phone, heart pounding. She scrolls through Facebook posts and messages from her friends and family in Ukraine, looking for anything that might confirm that...

People proudly singing the Ukrainian national anthem as they walk to the pavilion in Frontier Park.

‘Slava Ukraini! Heroiam slava!’

Isabel Erdmann and Lily Kleinhenz March 6, 2022

Wind whipped the bright yellow and blue Ukrainian flags through the air as we walked alongside the Missouri River in Old Town, St. Charles. The sense of Ukrainian pride enveloped the march as the chant...

A laptop, its screen red and displaying the word CENSORED in capital letters.

EARN IT Bill Threatens Free Speech Online

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
The problem with bills like these is that they do very little to address the underlying problems which create human trafficking and the dissemination of child pornography, and instead encourage censorship and reduced safety/income for sex workers. SESTA-FOSTA was a similar attempt at this, which ended in extremely reduced safety for sex workers and restricted speech for those online.
Water pouring from a faucet, an unappetizing brownish color.

The US Navy Contaminates Hawai’i Water With Jet Fuel

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
Five days prior, on Monday November 23, the Hawai’i Department of Health had ordered the Navy to cease all operations at Red Hill, due to symptoms residents of Pearl Harbor were experiencing. More than 700 residents of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam have been forced from their homes after experiencing skin irritation, vomiting, excessive sweating, headache, dizziness, diarrhea, and sore throat.
Activism in Clayton Schools: How and Why

Activism in Clayton Schools: How and Why

Samantha Anne McDonough, Reporter February 24, 2021

The Clayton School District is a stand-out school district for a myriad of reasons. It’s ranked in the top 5 Missouri schools, and has a largely diverse student population. Another thing that sets Clayton...

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Race’s Role in COVID-19

Margy Mooney August 11, 2020

There has been a prevailing narrative throughout this pandemic that COVID-19 doesn't discriminate. That everybody, from world leaders and celebrities to grocery store and factory workers, is affected....

Attorney General William P. Barr is seen on TV monitors in the briefing room of the White House as he delivers remarks on the release of the report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election April 18, 2019 in the White House in Washington, D.C.

Breaking: Attorney General Barr releases Mueller Report

Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor April 18, 2019

This a developing story, it will be updated. On April 18, 2019 Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller Report.  The 448-page document details Russian interference into...

Living in 63105, the zip code corresponding to the city of Clayton, brings many financial benefits purely from being in an area of accumulated wealth.

63105: The Gilded Zip Code

63105: The Gilded Zip CodeMichael Bernard, Jacob LaGesse, Michael Melinger, Grace Snelling, Sara Stemmler, Anna Sturmoski and Lila TaylorEvery August, a new class of Sperry-stepping, Patagonia-sporting...

Common painkillers can become  a gateway to opioid addiction.


Grace Snelling and Lila Taylor November 4, 2018

"I broke my nose playing basketball when I was 15 and I was prescribed tylenol-3's, which are codeine. I remember I just took them and I liked the way they made me feel. It was a different high than weed,...

Photo of CHS Journalism Teacher Erin Sucher-O’Grady (Center) and her wife, 
Dr. Lauren Sucher-O’Grady, (Left) and children, Paul Castellano (Center) 
and Tommy Castellano (Right).

I Am

Sarah Baker and Katie He September 22, 2018

"I always tell my sons to be proud of themselves,” Glenridge Elementary librarian Jude Hagene said. “They are biracial, and the minute they walk into a room, they are subjected to whatever people think...

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