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Recycling Wrong?

Rumpke quality control workers sort through recyclables in Columbus on February 9, 2018.

Sofia Erlin and Angela Xiao

April 9, 2019

The iconic cyclical logo of the recycling bin has become synonymous with environmental protection. After a long day of idling, using plastic water bottles, and taking an extra long shower, throwing an old, greasy pizza box in the blue bin can alleviate some guilt. While throwing this contaminated material in...

Meet the Candidates: School Board Director

Board members Joe Miller (left) and Jason Wilson (right) discuss the potential tax levy during a meeting. Note: Wilson is not a candidate in this election.

Disha Chatterjee, Feature Section Editor

March 31, 2019

Candidates discussed their beliefs around central issues like Proposition E and giving students a position on the school board, as well as providing their own vision for the school district. Click below to read more! Want help deciding how to vote on Proposition E? Click to learn more about the tax levy.      ...

Student Loans?

Carnegie Mellon is one of the most prestigious universities in America, especially in STEM related fields.

Yiyun Xu, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Student loan debt is the second highest consumer debt category in America, only trailing behind mortgage loan. It is more than both credit card and auto loans. As of 2018, the total amount of U.S. student loan debt reaches an all time high at $1.53 trillion spreading across 45 million Americans. For t...

Finals Freshmen Preparation

Students study for final exams at Hinsdale Public Library on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Just like at Clayton High School, freshmen across the country struggle with stress around preparing for finals.

Shane LaGesse, News Section Editor

March 22, 2019

Before CHS students can enjoy the freedom of winter break, they must first endure the trying finals week. While some upperclassmen begin to relax after having taken the exams before, many CHS’ newest students, the freshman class, spend the upcoming weeks stressing out over what are presented as the most important assessment they will take each ...

Robohounds Houston-Bound

The 2019 CHS Robohounds pose for a photo after their victory in St. Louis.

Jacob LaGesse, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2019

The CHS Robohounds (team 4500) returned to Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis this weekend to win their first regional title since 2014. After six weeks of designing, building and programming, the team brought their finished robot to compete in the 2019 FIRST Robotics competition, DESTINATION DEEP SPACE. “I...

AUDIO: A Chat with Holly Connor

Holly Connor (left) stands with Sara Parietti (right) outside of Wydown Middle School.

Reese Quinn and Sara Parietti

March 12, 2019

Reese and Sara stop by Wydown Middle School to profile Holly Connor, a student with a passion for theater and an amazing singing voice, who struggles with blindness and autism. All singing in the podcast is from clips recorded of Connor.    ...

Clayton Tax Levy

Board members Joe Miller (left) and Jason Wilson (right) discuss the potential tax levy during a meeting. Note: Wilson is not a candidate in this election.

Ella Cuneo, Shane LaGesse, and Kaitlyn Tran

March 8, 2019

For the first time since 2003, Clayton will be proposing an operating tax levy increase for Clayton residents to vote on in April. The School District has been considering an operating tax levy since 2012, but this year the matter had reached a point of necessity. If the operating levy is voted ...

Large-Scale Natural Gas Leak at Meramec Stopped by Quick Action

Meramec Elementary School, as seen from Forest Park Parkway on Google Maps, was the site of a potentially dangerous natural gas leak on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.

Justin Guilak and Jacob LaGesse

February 19, 2019

At 12:30 pm on Saturday, Feb. 2, the Clayton Fire Department received an emergency call about a smell of natural gas at Meramec Elementary School on S. Central Ave. According to Ryan Harrell, Clayton Fire Dept. Public Information Officer, the initial response was to send two Clayton fire trucks and ...



Lila Taylor, Sara Stemmler, Anna Sturmoski, Moriah Lotsoff, Siddhi Narayan, Disha Chatterjee, Noor Jerath, and Kaia Mills-Lee

February 12, 2019

Over the past six months, numerous Globe reporters have been writing obituaries for American children shot and killed since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, 2018. Along with over 200 other students across the nation, they worked on the #SinceParkland p...

Algebra and Number Theory

Algebra and Number Theory

Aaron Zoll

February 12, 2019

Mr. Kleinberg's brand new "Algebra and Number Theory" mathematics class covers more advanced topics than many others, such as non-Euclidean geometry, logic and many other areas of math that curious students could not learn about in normal curriculum.

The Independence Incident

The varsity CHS Speech and Debate Team celebrates their victories after the Independence Winter Classic.

Angela Xiao and Disha Chatterjee

February 6, 2019

At 12:30 A.M on Nov. 30, a Clayton High School student meant to knock on the door of his roommates’ hotel room, as he had forgotten his key. He mistakenly knocked on the adjacent door. The guest staying in the neighboring room opened his door indignantly and confronted the student in a verbally threa...

Featured Photos: “Chicago” School Production

CHS students perform in the school's production of the musical Chicago.

February 1, 2019

From Wednesday, Jan. 30 to Saturday, Feb. 2, a group of CHS students put on multiple shows of their production of Chicago, the musical, as captured by Marci Pieper, Gwen Duplain and Emma Siegel.

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