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Clayton students cheer on the football team during the homecoming game.

Changing the Policy

Alex Cohen, Isabel Erdmann, and Kaia Mills-Lee April 7, 2022

Participation Policy Of all the public schools in the St. Louis area, Clayton is the only one with a no-cut policy in athletics. Implemented nearly 40 years ago, CHS’s no-cut policy was intended to...

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...

A train departs the Clayton MetroLink station.

Public Transportation in St. Louis

Ivy Reed, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2022

Every day, Taulby Roach takes the Metro blue line home from work. To other Metro riders, he is any other commuter; few know that he’s coming home from a day of running the public transit system. Roach...

Landscape photo of the St. Louis Arch up against the sky.

Fentanyl in St. Louis

Alex Slen, News Section Editor March 7, 2022

Kenjo Bell decided she did not want to die anymore. “I realized I had no one to blame. Everything I had been through was a reflection of my decision-making. I knew I longer wanted to be who I was but...

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.
The Quad, nearly empty during second lunch. This is a regular sight at CHS.

Too Cold in the Quad

Alison Booth and Caitlin Kuhlmann December 17, 2021

It is a frigid winter day. You take a step out into the quad. The sky is covered in gray, depressing clouds. The skin on your hands feels as if it is breaking to pieces when exposed to the dry wind. Even...

Chs junior Esther Wang works on her computer and talks with a friend during a lunch period in the CHS Commons.

How Do We Socialize?

Alex Cohen, Sports Section Editor December 14, 2021

March 12, 2020 was the last day of normal school for most Clayton students. It was the last day of face to face conversations, unmarred by face masks. It was the last day of students and staff sitting...

The main course of the menu: macaroni and cheese with a side of steamed carrots. The steamed carrots were obviously from cans.

A Suggestion for School Lunches

Caleb Park and Stella Bishop December 14, 2021

Here at CHS, students could be seen pouring out into the Commons for lunch nearly every day. Three choices beset each student for lunch: to prepare lunch at home before bringing and eating it, to leave...

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College Debt in the United States

Sidra Major and Kipp Vitsky December 7, 2021

$103,456. That's three times the median-annual salary of an American adult. That’s half the cost of the median-valued home in the U.S. That's four times the amount an adult must make annually to live...

Pfizer-BioNTech is the first agency to distribute boosters against the Delta Variant.  Recently, Pfizer announced that the vaccine is 90% effective in children ages 5-11.

The Pfizer Booster Awaits

Charlie Miller, Page Editor November 13, 2021

Back in the spring of 2021, the majority of sophomores and upperclassmen received two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at CHS. By partnering with the Sinks and Medley Pharmacy, students were...

Service dog in training rests after a long day of work.

Service Dogs at CHS

Ivy Slen, Reporter November 11, 2021

There is no doubt that since the start of the pandemic mental health in teens has been at an all-time low. A study from WebMD said that “46% of 977 parents of teens said their child has shown signs of...

Hannah Teagan, goalie, leads the varsity field hockey team across the field during a game.

Our Athletes and Academics

Isabel Erdmann, Page Editor November 4, 2021

Clayton’s top tier academics are continuously highly ranked on not only the state level, but national as well. CHS isn’t only home to some of the brightest minds, it’s also home to dedicated athletes...

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