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A New Library Soon Too Come

The old bookshelves.

Sam Smith, Reporter

December 3, 2019

On any given day, the library is packed full of visitors. Either paying chess soliciting or studying for an upcoming exam. Currently when you sit down the hard wooden desks. Your back screams in pain searching for relief. And you try to do work but cramped desks restrict you from doing so. As you push ...

Clayton Conversations

Tommy Karandjeff at CHS's first Clayton Conversation.

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 believes that students only gain this skill through practice, but whether it is because classes don’t h...

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? Hmm… going to another house to trick-or-treat. We ring the doorbell. A light is only whe...

St. Louis Participates in Global Climate March

St. Louis participated in a climate march on Friday, September 20. The march took place on Market Street in downtown St. Louis.

Ivy Reed and Disha Chatterjee

September 21, 2019

In an act of youth-organized resistance that took place all over the world on September 20, strikers left their schools, homes and workplaces to join in making their demands for climate justice heard. More than 300,000 protested in Australia, in what organizers estimate is the largest climate action...

House Bill May Hijack School Schedule

Clayton High School's schedule has remained relatively stagnant for many years--will HB 161 force a massive overhaul?

Owen Auston-Babcock and Emma Baum

September 19, 2019

Students in Missouri may have up to two extra weeks of summer break next year.  A bill known as House Bill 161 has passed in the Missouri House of Representatives. If signed into law, HB 161 “[removes] the option that school districts may set an opening date more than 14 calendar days prior to t...

Clayton’s Fresh Faculty

Clayton's Fresh Faculty

September 9, 2019

The Globe welcomes the new faculty at Clayton High School with a story about their teaching career, plans for the future, and more! Click on a teacher's profile below to learn more.

CHS Field Hockey Improves Record to 3-0

Ingrid Stahl takes a penalty stroke at the seven yard line during the girls' field hockey game on Wednesday against Parkway South.

Abby Sucher and Ella Cuneo

September 5, 2019

Tensions are high at Gay Field as the field hockey captain, junior Ingrid Stahl, steps up to the stroke line. With barely eight minutes left in the final half and apprehension high, the score was tied. The Hounds have earned a penalty stroke, a free shot in which just one player shoots on the goalie...

St. Louis Lands Soccer Team

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber

Cece Cohen, Reporter

August 22, 2019

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced today that St. Louis has been awarded an MLS team.  Garber made the announcement at the Palladium St. Louis and was joined by members of the ownership group and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson. “It is with great pride that we welcome St. Louis to...


A detailed image of the stadium the new MLS team would play in.

Cece Cohen, Reporter

August 15, 2019

It appears as though Major League Soccer plans to announce next week that St. Louis has been awarded an MLS expansion team. The St. Louis ownership group and MLS have not yet made a public announcement, but several media outlets are reporting that the decision has been made and that a formal event h...

A Voice for Choice

Rabbi Susan Talve gives a speech at the Pro-Choice rally in St. Louis on Saturday, May 25

Shane LaGesse and Eliot Blackmoore

May 26, 2019

Of the 3,903 abortions performed in Missouri over the course of 2017, only 1,673 occurred before nine weeks of pregnancy. Signed on Friday, House Bill 126 bans all abortions after 8 weeks. Hailed by wealthy GOP donor, David Humphreys as “bad public policy,” the signing of bill 126 puts Missouri on...

Blues move on to the Stanley Cup Finals After Winning the Western Conference Finals

The St. Louis Blues' Jordan Binnington (50) saves the puck in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The Blues beat the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Cece Cohen, Reporter

May 21, 2019

The St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks in game six of the Western Conference Finals, bringing the Blues to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 49 years. The Blues lost game one of the series 6-3. The Blues were able to tie the series in game two. The Sharks regained their lead in game...

Hydroponic Farming

Picture of Hydroponic Farming from Wikimedia Commons

Sasha Keller, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Hydroponic farming is a small part of hydroculture, which consists of growing plants without soil, using only mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent and special growing medium such as coconut coir, perlite, or gravel. Hydroponic farming provides a more sustainable environment for growing. With g...

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