2020-2021 Course Catalog

CLICK HERE to take a look at our Course Catalog for the coming school year

Cross Country Skiing


WHO: Clayton Middle School students

WHAT: Cross Country Skiing! Skis, boots, poles, instruction, and a charter Le Bus to and from are provided free of cost. Please keep in mind that there is not an afterschool bus to take student home, so students will need to coordinate their own transportation home after skiing. Teacher and district employee chaperones will be on site. Students are responsible for proper winter clothing: coat, hat, gloves, and long socks. There are some coats and other winter apparel that may be borrowed but quantities and sizes are limited.

WHEN: Fridays after school, 1:45-5:00 pm. January 10, 24, 31, February 7, 21, and 28 (weather permitting).

WHERE: Mountain Dell Golf Course/East Canyon

Equipment sizing must be done in Mr. Anderson’s office. Registration and permission forms may be picked up in Mr. Anderson’s office too, or you can click here to download the 2 necessary documents: Document 1       Document 2


Questions? Contact Reid Anderson at

Do you live outside of our boundaries, but would like to apply to attend Clayton next school year?

Families outside our school boundaries but who would like to attend Clayton for the 2020-2021 school year may now apply for Open Enrollment.

Click here for more information and/or to apply for Open Enrollment.

*Please select the 2020-2021 school year when applying


Las familias que están fuera de los límites de nuestra escuela pero que desean asistir a Clayton para el año escolar 2020-2021 ahora pueden solicitar la Inscripción Abierta (Open Enrollment)

Haga clic aquí para obtener más información y/o para presentar una solicitud.


* Seleccione el año escolar 2020-2021 al solicitar

Ski and Snowboard With Us This Winter!--Update: Program Full

SOS Outreach Learn to Ride Program at Clayton Middle School

We have partnered with LTR’s (Learn to Ride) largest youth program, SOS Outreach, to be able to offer this awesome opportunity to our students. This program takes place once a week for 5 weeks and centers around the SOS core values: courage, discipline, integrity, wisdom, compassion and humility. Youth will practice good communication skills and learn about being responsible while participating in 5 days of lessons learning a snow sport with instructors from the mountain and SOS volunteers and staff. Youth also receive lift tickets, equipment, lunch, and snow clothing for each of the 5 days of lesson. The total program fee is $95, plus an additional bus fee.

Program Dates:

  • Day 1 – Sunday, January 26: Courage
  • Day 2 – Sunday, February 2: Discipline
  • Day 3 – Sunday, February 9: Integrity
  • Day 4 – February 23: Wisdom
  • Day 5 – March 1: Compassion

Drop-Off Time @ Clayton:7:30 am     Pick-Up Time @ Clayton: 4:30 pm     Please be on time!

We will meet at Clayton Middle School and take the bus up to the Canyons Base Area of Park City Mountain Resort, and lunch will be provided through the ski and snowboard school.

To sign up for the program please come to Registration on Monday, December 9th, 2019 from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Clayton library. Please bring your child if possible to the registration, as they need to complete a pre-program survey for SOS Outreach and get sized for gear.

If you want more information about SOS Outreach, please talk to the Teacher Coordinators, Mr. Anderson and Mr. Moss!


Programa SOS Outreach Learn to Ride en Clayton Middle School

Nos hemos asociado con el programa juvenil más grande de LTR (Learn to Ride), SOS Outreach, para poder ofrecer esta increíble oportunidad a nuestros estudiantes. Este programa se lleva a cabo una vez por semana durante 5 semanas y se centra en los valores fundamentales de SOS: coraje, disciplina, integridad, sabiduría, compasión y humildad. Los jóvenes practicarán buenas habilidades de comunicación y aprenderán a ser responsables mientras participan en 5 días de lecciones aprendiendo un deporte de nieve con instructores de la montaña y voluntarios y personal de SOS. Los jóvenes también reciben boletos de elevación, equipo, almuerzo y ropa de nieve para cada uno de los 5 días de clase. La tarifa total del programa es de $ 95, más una tarifa adicional de autobús.

Fechas del programa:

  • Día 1 - Domingo 26 de enero: Coraje
  • Día 2 - Domingo 2 de febrero: Disciplina
  • Día 3 - Domingo 9 de febrero: Integridad
  • Día 4 - 23 de febrero: Sabiduría
  • Día 5 - 1 de marzo: Compasión

Hora de entrega en Clayton: 7:30 am Hora de recogida en Clayton: 4:30 pm ¡Por favor llegue a tiempo!

Nos reuniremos en la Escuela Intermedia Clayton y tomaremos el autobús hasta el Área Base de los Cañones de Park City Mountain Resort, y el almuerzo será proporcionado a través de la escuela de esquí y snowboard.

Para inscribirse en el programa, venga a Registro el lunes 9 de diciembre de 2019 de 5: 30-7: 00 pm en la biblioteca de Clayton. Si es posible, traiga a su hijo al registro, ya que deben completar una encuesta previa al programa para SOS Outreach y obtener el tamaño para el equipo.

Si desea obtener más información sobre SOS Outreach, ¡hable con los maestros, el Sr. Anderson y el Sr. Moss!

Clayton Middle School Presents, Newsies

We are so thrilled to finally bring this amazing show to the Clayton stage! We hope you are all as excited as we are! 

There are parts for acting, singing, dancing, and group performing ... we will all share the load of our special talents and contributions to make an entire show work within The Clayton Style.



2020-2021 Extended Learning Program Applications NOW OPEN!

If you need the application in a different language, please contact the ELP office for translation services, at 801-578-8573.

Click here to access application in English.                    Haga clic aquí para acceder a la aplicación en español.

This application window is for students currently in grades 1-7 for Magnet ELP assessment for possible placement at Whittier, Hawthorne or Emerson Elementary AND students entering grades 7-8, Magnet ELP (MELP) or Neighborhood (NELP) at Clayton, Hillside, Northwest, Glendale Middle Schools and West High School (MELP only).

Online applications are open from September 23, 2019 at 12 noon – November 1, 2019 at 5 p.m.  Assessments will be scheduled and conducted at neighborhood schools in November and school staff will coordinate an assessment date and time directly with parents/guardians of applicants. Eligibility results are mailed via U.S. Post in January 2020 to the address submitted on the online application. 

This is the only assessment window offered this year for students currently in grades 1-7.  

For further questions regarding the SLCD ELP program, please contact the department at 801-578-8573. 

Extended Learning Program (ELP) Parent Meetings

The Extended Learning Program provides academic services for identified gifted and high ability students who are found eligible for services through an assessment process.

Several parent information meetings are available to inform parents about the elementary Magnet Extended Learning Program and middle school Magnet and Neighborhood Extended Learning Program (ELP) application and assessment process for the 2020-2021 school year.

Join us at one of these parent meetings to learn more about the Magnet Extended Learning Program:

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Parents/guardians of current 6th and 7th grade students 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Parents/guardians of current 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Parents/guardians of current 1st and 2nd grade students

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Parents/guardians of current PreK and Kindergarten students


 Is your child a rapid learner who put thoughts together quickly?

Does your child have an excellent memory or an unusually large vocabulary?

Does your child have an advanced comprehension of word nuances, metaphors and abstract ideas?

If so, the district’s Extended Learning Program may be a good fit for your child. 



Extended Learning Program services are provided to meet the needs of identified gifted/talented and high ability students. ELP services offer students the opportunity to engage in learning with greater depth, complexity, and rigor, through differentiated curriculum and instruction. ELP coursework is extended beyond the general education classroom and is more abstract and complex, giving students greater depth of understanding. Skill development with higher order thinking skills in both critical and creative thinking is an important part of the students' experiences. Certified teachers with a Gifted and Talented Endorsement teach ELP classes. The Extended Learning Program serves gifted/talented and high ability students in elementary and middle schools with two service models, Magnet ELP and Neighborhood ELP.


The Magnet Extended Learning Program (MELP) is a district administered program in which students are identified by national normed assessment measures. Eligibility is determined at the district level. 

  • Elementary Magnet ELP is a full day program at Emerson (1-6), Hawthorne (K-6), and Whittier (K-6) schools, taught by certified teachers who also have or are receiving a Gifted and Talented Education Endorsement.
    • Students are found eligible for Magnet ELP through an assessment process. Application dates and assessment dates will be posted on the district website in September 2019. 
  • Middle School Magnet ELP serves students in four core subjects at Clayton, Hillside, and West High School. 
    • Students are found eligible for Middle School Magnet ELP through an assessment process. Application dates and assessment dates will be posted on the district website in September 2019.


The Neighborhood Extended Learning Program (NELP) is in all Salt Lake City School District elementary and middle schools, except for Bryant, which is a SLCSE school).

  • In elementary schools, Neighborhood ELP is a pull-out program that serves students in grades 4-6 in their neighborhood elementary schools. Identification is in grade 4 at the beginning of the school year.
    • All students in grades 4 and new-to-district grades 5 and 6 are assessed at their neighborhood boundary school.
  • In middle schools, Neighborhood ELP serves students in up to four core subjects.
    • Students desiring a Neighborhood ELP placement at Clayton, Glendale, Hillside, or Northwest need to apply for the Magnet ELP assessment that is offered each fall. Application dates and assessment dates will be posted on the district website in September 2019.


This summer our very own Physical Education teacher, Reid Anderson, hit the road with a lucky group of 8th graders and headed down to Moab, Utah for a week of adventure. Mr. Anderson and a crew from Friends of Arches, Canyonlands Field Institute, and Canyonlands Parks led the students as they set up camp, hiked, river rafted, paddle boarded, ate good food, and played games. We are so proud of and grateful for Mr. Anderson and the organizations he partnered with for the opportunity and experience they helped create for our awesome students. We feel confident that this was a trip they will remember for a long time to come.

The video below sure does make us excited for next year’s Operation Adventure Utah trip!


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