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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.

Finals Freshmen Preparation

Shane LaGesse, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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

Robohounds Houston-Bound

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...

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

AUDIO: A Chat with Holly Connor

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...

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.

Clayton Tax Levy

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...

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.

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

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...



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....

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...

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

The Independence Incident

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...

CHS students perform in the schools production of the musical Chicago.

Featured Photos: “Chicago” School Production

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.

Michelle Schiller-Baker (left) and students hold boxes of cereal. They were helping provide breakfast for St. Marthas Hall.

Wydown Gives Back

Sarah Baker and Lise Derksen November 15, 2018

“I feel like the community at Wydown always comes through in a really big way to help other people,” said Debra Solomon Baker, an eighth grade teacher at Wydown. “That’s a beautiful part of...

Mr. Thurmon reads a story with Family Center student, Paul Castellano.

Mr. Thurmon

Angela Xiao, Chief Managing Editor November 8, 2018

Mr. Thurmon Stubblefield approaches the green room of the Clayton Family Center, the preschoolers in the room immediately flock to the door. Once Mr. Thurmon Stubblefield, known simply as Mr. Thurmon...

Former US Senator and democrat Claire McCaskill addresses a crowd of supporters at her election watch party on Tuesday night. Later that night, McCaskill conceded the race for her re-election in Missouri to her republican opponent, Josh Hawley.

Featured Photos: 2018 Midterm Elections

Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor November 7, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the United States held midterm elections for Congress positions all across the country. Included in those was the race between the incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D) and Missouri...

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