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Band Director Alyssa Overmann leads an ensemble through rehearsal. The performers participated in Band Day ahead of the significant MSHSAA state contest.

Band Prepares for MSHSAA Contests on Band Day

March 27, 2024

Band members were dismissed early, Feb. 14, to participate in ‘Band Day.’ During the day, a clinician worked with the musicians to improve their accuracy, focusing on elements such as timing or...

New construction of the Bemiston Building on Central, Maryland and Bemiston Avenue.

Clayton’s Growth on the Horizon

Riley Zimmerman, Page Editor March 6, 2024

Imagine walking through the heart of downtown Clayton along Central Avenue, weaving through street-side cafes and shops and hurried pedestrians. This familiar stretch, sandwiched between Maryland and Bemiston...

One of the two pieces chosen from Millner’s AP Art portfolio for the AP Art & Design Exhibit, titled “Uh… Is There a Different Extinguisher Anywhere?” Instead of the multimedia fire extinguisher sculpture, the main focus of the photographs is the fire.

Clayton Alum’s AP Art Portfolio Awarded Nationally

Caleb Park, News Section Editor  February 29, 2024

Out of more than 74,000 submissions nationwide, alumnus Zachary Millner's AP Art portfolio has been selected for this year’s AP Art & Design Exhibit as one of the top 50, showcasing his talent and...

Students rehearse for the mythical comedic performance, “This Palpable Gross Play,” inspired by William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The play originally ran from Nov. 9-11, 2023.

Thespian Troupe Wins State Awards

Caleb Park, News Section Editor  February 26, 2024

The local chapter of The International Thespian Society, Thespian Troupe 322, participated in the Missouri Thespians State Conference, held Jan. 4-6 in Kansas City. Throughout the conference, judges evaluated...

Orchestra Director Daniel Henderson leads a Symphonic Orchestra performance. Clayton performers have won numerous awards and convention trips as ensembles and individually.

Students Selected for Renowned MO All-State Ensembles

Caleb Park, News Section Editor  February 26, 2024

Six students successfully auditioned to become members of the Missouri All-State Ensembles along with 62 other students accepted from across the state. Playing for the ensemble lasted from Jan. 24-27,...

DECA hosts a stand at the Activities Fair on Aug. 25, 2023. Seniors Beacan Mottl and Zack Srenco encourage students into joining DECA.

DECA Prepares for Districts

Caleb Park, News Section Editor  February 6, 2024

As the Feb. 8 District Career Development Conference countdown begins, the DECA chapter members are fueling their competitive spirit. With weekly strategy sessions tackling practice exams and roleplay...

Proposed plan for Caleres site.

“Unanimous Opposition” by Former Mayors to Districts Plan

Ivy Slen, Senior Managing Editor January 8, 2024

The Globe obtained a verified letter addressed to the superintendent and the board from all of the former living mayors of Clayton. They wrote in “unanimous opposition” to the pending purchase. “To...

Caleres Headquarters in Clayton

Clayton to Buy Neighboring Property, Caleres Headquarters

Ivy Slen, Senior Managing Editor January 7, 2024

On Jan. 2, Clayton Superintendent Nisha Patel unveiled a plan to purchase the campus of Caleres, formerly known as Brown Shoe Company, in a letter to the community.  According to the listing document,...

Mural outside of Craft Alliance

Makers Unleashed

Madeline Jeans, Page Editor November 15, 2023

The area between Union and Kings highway, which used to be a rundown, struggling community, has transformed into an arts district that breeds innovation and encourages the pushing of boundaries. “History...

Ronald Mendiola walks barefoot through the mud after checking on his house on Horizon Road on Aug. 22, 2023, in Cathedral City, California. More frequent climate-driven disasters have changed the math for insurers in the state. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

The Heat is on

Charlie Meyers, Senior Managing Editor October 3, 2023

This July has been the hottest recorded month on Earth in 174 years. With July 6 coming in at a record-high global temperature of 64.04 degrees Fahrenheit, many communities faced the detrimental effects...

This chalk drawing was created and photographed months before either of these laws went into effect, but its message endures.

Missouri’s New Anti-Trans Laws

Ezri Perrin, Reporter October 3, 2023

The Missouri Senate recently passed two new laws, despite opposition from the American Civil Liberties Union, that affect transgender children. Laws like these are, unfortunately, no longer surprising....

CHS Senior Ella McCauley works at the Louies Lemonade booth. The booth sold Mango, regular, and blue raspberry  lemonades to attendees. There were so many diverse people sharing their cultures with others, and it was really cool to be a part of it! said McCauley.

Festival of Nations

Alex Cohen, Caitlin Kuhlmann, and Charlie Meyers August 29, 2023

CHS Senior Ella McCauley worked at the Louie's Lemonade booth for the duration of the fair. "The environment at the festival of nations was extremely inviting and accepting." said McCauley.

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