Two Centuries. Doubly Blessed.


Our Ignatian essence fills us with gratitude for our proud past and the promise of our future, one that empowers and moves us to, in the words of St. Ignatius, "set the world on fire."

Help us weave our past, present and future with the common thread of gratitude. In two words, celebrating our two centuries, what or who makes you grateful to be part of SLUH? Or, what two words would you use to describe the U. High?

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Tze Khiong Lee
Ankur Shah
Marissa Rubio
Juan Alfonzo
Mary Anne Rubio
Tom Graman '57
Tyler Manuel '18
Siu Lian Rubio
Manuel Rubio
Myra Rubio
Melinda Rubio
Ryan Ehmke '99
Thomas Berra III '12
Matt Stewart, S.J. '98
Rutillo Chaves, Jr. '75
Marcus Portell
Jim Kelly '95
Richard Mehan III '10
Linda Grillo-Klein
Dcn. Allen Boedeker
Ralph Cacioppo '69
Dan Kertz '88
John Walsh '75
Jeff Hurst '94
Tom Santel '76
Michael Kumpf
Cole Austin '10
Martin Pomphrey '61
Bob Graman '84
Andy Schwartz
Michael Beugg '81
John Schweizer '18
Terry Donohue '63
Brett Kimes
Anne Marie Lodholz
Beverly Arri Rombach
Mike Hamm '70
Fr. Ian Gibbons, S.J.
Blake Johnson '17
Dan Watkins '84
Hap '82 and Mary Burke
Class of '64 RifleBills

"Aside from my own father, he was the most formative man of my life. I'll never forget him."
- John Erkmann '64

View a compelling video tribute to Fr. Marty Hagan, S.J. by the Class of '64.

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Mario Thomallari '16
Joe Hillmeyer '18
Martha McCalpin Staley

One of the last things I did with my dad (Bill McCalpin,1939) before he passed away was take him to lunch in the Currigan Room with a group of his classmates...

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Dennis Rabbitt '60
Ed Glanz '94
Hamilton Callison '00
Matt Bates '15

You know it's really interesting. I only left St. Louis University high school two years ago. Yet so much has changed in my life. I often remember life in high school as much easier then the life I live right now...

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Mary Michalski
Angela L'Hommedieu

From teaching theology in the classroom, prayers over the players & parents in the stadium, to mentoring our young men in the corner office of the old cafeteria; Fr. Marco is the spirit of SLUH and its traditions...

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Eric Koetting '74

Blue Buddies -- a phrase that was very popular around SLUH in the early 1970s -- epitomizes that sense of belonging that made me love the school from the very first day ...

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Chris Juelich '97
Daniel Schlafly '57
Greg Pratt '98
Thomas Finan '85
Tom McTigue '55
Joe Fritsch '67
Bob Caito '00
Kelly Holloran
Robert Goeke '71
Joe Janis '54
Jim Loretta '61
Donna Sokolowski
Dan Kister, S.J. '53
George Barnidge '97
Jim Crowe '92
Christopher Sheley '89
Chris Labarge '76
Tom Edelmann '62
Russ Kraeger '59
Edward Bradley, Jr. '80
Philip Nahlik '11

From the faculty and staff to the parents and students at SLUH, there was consistently a sense that people were happy to be there and ...

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James Hagan '10
Jack Huether '74
Nancy Robinson
Bob Dougherty '46
Michael J. Soehngen '67
Erik Papke '98
Sean Kelso '16
John Marino '99
Jack Mohrmann '12
Bill Wiese '70
Fr. Jack Hunthausen, S.J. '54
Jim Linhares

SLUH is now officially a 200 year-old institution, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that we use the word “tradition” a lot around here...

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Mark Muehlelsen '73
Kevin Finlay '93
Steve Kappel, MD '67
William Hof '96
Larry Grebel '69
Tim Baldes '03
Joe Porter
Kate Kindbom
Stephen Hutchison '68
Dave Mouldon
Mary Whealon

Richard Bailey, S.J.

Tim Staed '82
Joe Rankin '83

We stand on the shoulders of the giants who came before us, the Jesuits and our founders who put our school where it’s at today...

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Mary Lee McConaghy
Simonie Anzalone
Kim Walsh
Michael Scheer '81
Bob Wacker '98
Brad Heger '68
Joe Pimmel '00
Matt Schumacker '10
Tim McCoy '11
Patrick Mehan '86
George Lieser '69
Tony Conroy '78
Sean Agniel '96

Or, "make haste, slowly." This was one of Mr. Tychonievich's "snappy Latin phrases" that inexplicably stuck with me throughout the years...

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Dede Pitts
Carrie Burggraf
Edward McNicholas '87
David Powers '66
Fr. Paul Sheridan, S.J.
Brian Gilmore '02

As a student who ran for Coaches Linhares and Flanagan, the sport of cross country was vital in my own development as a person...

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Craig Hannick
Norm Thomas '63

What I’ve discovered while working on the SLUH Archives Project can be summed up in two words: “spirit” and “determination.”

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Ann Bender