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My computer screen congratulating me for submitting my application to the University of Chicago

The Pressure is On

Sidra Major, Chief Digital Editor November 14, 2023

Last April, I searched far and wide for my prom dress. I shuffled through websites and department stores, hoping to find one that spoke to me—and then, one day, I did. I was uncertain at first and hesitant...

Left: Eva Delannoy, junior
Right: Aylah Hopper, senior

How They See Us

JiaLi Deck, Sidra Major, and Sophia Lu October 17, 2023

Intro One looming question underlies every decision Clayton High School students make: Where are you going to college? While it is certainly known that plenty of people find success without attending...

Living in 63105, the zip code corresponding to the city of Clayton, brings many financial benefits purely from being in an area of accumulated wealth.

63105: The Gilded Zip Code

Every August, a new class of Sperry-stepping, Patagonia-sporting students strut through the doors of CHS into what will be one of their many experiences with the “Gilded Zip Code.”These students, the majority of whom are the offspring of mid- and upper-level professionals are fortunate enough to be born into the gilded zip code — an area of good neighborhoods, families and economic status. Residents of the gilded zip code believe in hard work and merit, but as their consolidation of wealth grows
Photos of 12 CHS Next Level Athletes.

Next Level Athletes

Noah Brown and Neel Vallurupalli May 14, 2017

Sam Frank Sport: Basketball College: University of Rochester I am just excited to keep playing basketball. I love this game and I am not ready to stop playing it. I just don’t want to let go. Going...

Pro Learning: Do it for the Knowledge

Pro Learning: Do it for the Knowledge

Ellie Tomasson, Chief Managing Editor November 29, 2015

Every year, students across America participate in the national frenzy to obtain the proverbial holy grail of our education system: the 4.0 GPA, 36 ACT, and 2400 SAT, but at what cost? As students scramble...

College Rejection

College Rejection

Sophie Bernstein, Page Editor May 14, 2015

As the trees start to blossom, the thick and thin college admission letters pile into mailboxes.  Year after year people apply to the ivy league and top tier universities, but does it really matter where...

College Admissions: GPA vs ACT

Christopher Sleckman March 6, 2014

As I sift through College Confidential looking at students who want to be “chanced” by their peers about their likelihood to be accepted to a certain college I notice that many of them put...

Unconventional Paths

Claire Lisker February 20, 2014

JOY GAGE “My life up until this point has been a marathon,” Joy Gage said. “Between school and practice I’ve developed a perpetual state of focus where I don’t really...

Con – Small Colleges

Audrey Holds December 10, 2013

You heave your duffel bag over your shoulder, making your first steps upon the green before you.  Freedom has never tasted so good.  It seems that the long, hard work in high school has finally paid...

Grades Over Knowledge?

Jeffrey Friedman November 1, 2013

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” These words, once spoken by Albert Einstein, would likely be doubted by most present-day American...

On College Congratulations

Globe Staff April 9, 2012

When it comes to the college process, it seems, some people are more worthy of congratulations than others. You may love the school you’re attending next year, but there’s no need to...

Stroll down memory lane

Katherine Ren March 23, 2011

As their high school careers draw to a close, CHS seniors pause to reflect upon their favorite experiences during their four-year tenures at #1 Mark Twain Circle. Senior year. It’s the final step...

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