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A Pressing Issue

A Pressing Issue

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2015


Filed under Latest, Local News, Social Justice Reporting, Sports

THE EVENTS Out for a run around University of Missouri’s campus on the evening of Nov. 7 was Peter Baugh, a current Mizzou student and former editor-in-chief of The Globe. Suddenly, his phone began to ring as he received a call from the editor of The Maneater, the Mizzou student-publication Baugh ...

Bienvenida, Señora!

Bienvenida, Señora!

Alex Bernard and Grace Harrison

November 9, 2015


Filed under Latest, Local News

Until five months ago, Dr. Kayra Merrills, the new Spanish teacher at CHS, had her life planned out. After working for five years on her PhD and finally finishing her dissertation, she was looking for job opportunities at the collegiate level in the Maryland and D.C. area. Having lived there most of...

Words With Power

Words With Power

Camille Respess, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2015


Filed under Latest, Local News

When Carla Power was just 4  years old, she and her family packed their bags and headed off to Iran, leaving their life in Clayton behind to live in this Islamic country for two years. Power, a CHS graduate of the class of 1984, would continue to take extended trips like this one throughout her adoles...

Shepard on the Hill

Elise Yang, Section Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Latest, Sports

It was tied 8-8 in the bottom of the last inning. Two outs. Junior Sarah Shepard stood in scoring position, on third base, just one base away from home plate and winning the game against Rosati Kain, the school that handed Clayton a heartbreaking defeat in the Class 3 District 4 Championship one year ago....

Ferguson: One Year

Mitali Sharma, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2015


Filed under Features, Latest, Social Justice Reporting

On Aug. 9, 2014, unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by White police officer Darren Wilson. For weeks after the shooting, protests and riots grew, not only in St. Louis but across the country. The phrase “black lives matter” became the face of these protests and the ...

Eighth Graders in 10th Grade Math

Harry Rubin, Copy Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Latest

No, the freshmen are not smaller this year. This year, two eighth graders from Wydown Middle School, Richard Cheng and Josh Yaffee, are attending math classes at CHS. Cheng and Yaffee are enrolled in Katelyn Long’s first period Honors Algebra/Trig class, a class typically of sophomores. Every ...

Staff Editorial: Perfection

Globe Staff

October 19, 2015


Filed under Latest, Opinion

Perfection. A word so simple, yet impossible to achieve; but this is the standard that Clayton students are forced into the moment they step through the doors. Urged to find their ‘legacy’ on day one of freshman year, freshmen are plunged into a whirl of Honors classes, a different sport each sem...

Most Anticipated Fall TV Shows of 2015

Most Anticipated Fall TV Shows of 2015

Lemuel Lan, Webmaster

October 19, 2015


Filed under Latest, Opinion, Reviews

Most Anticipated Fall TV Shows of 2015   Arrow - Oct. 7 - CW ??? After the defeat of Ra’s al Ghul and the departure of Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and his beloved Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), viewers return to Starling City after a time jump into the future. New villains arise...

Staff Editorial: Drug Task Force

Staff Editorial: Drug Task Force

Globe Staff

October 15, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion

Last year, in several health classes, an anonymous survey was taken concerning drug and alcohol use by Clayton students. The directions were simple: select which drugs you have used in the past month. Given the anonymity of the survey, students answered uninhibited -- both a positive and negative aspe...

Te-Tons of Fun

Te-Tons of Fun

Alex Bernard and Katie Spear

October 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Latest

“We got to school the day that we were leaving, and we loaded up the car and lit out for the west!” CHS Senior Eleanor Troupis said. Troupis was one of four students who joined CHS Environmental Science teacher Charles Collis on his sixth expedition to Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. The s...

To What Extent: Freedom of Speech

To What Extent: Freedom of Speech

Cosima Thomas, Journalist

October 13, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion

What would you do if your favorite clothing store or restaurant had publicly discriminated against groups that you, your family, or your friends identify with? Would you continue to support such a business because they were simply exercising the first amendment? Recently, the owners of some of the most ...

A Joint Operation

A Joint Operation

Camille Respess, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2015


Filed under Latest, Local News

He was only expecting a handful of people. But when Dr. Gregory Batenhorst, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the Clayton School District, walked into a meeting in April, 45 Clayton parents were present to voice their concerns about how alcohol and drug abuse is handled in the commu...

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