St. Louis U. High Day

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Our generous alumni, parents, and friends helped make St. Louis U. High Day 2019 a huge success. Thanks to the 900+ donors who wanted to support our young men with a financial contribution.

Though our giving days are over, there's still a need to be met.  Visit or use the form below to make your gift and help us continue to work towards funding the $4.1 million in direct financial aid to be awarded this year.

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What is St. Louis U. High Day?

Saint Louis Academy opened its doors on November 16, 1818. SLUH now celebrates St. Louis U. High Day as a celebration of more than 200 years of educating young men in the City of St. Louis.

The program on Thursday, November 14, will include a the opportunity for interaction with current SLUH students and comments from SLUH President Alan Carruthers, plus a fun, fast-paced program that gets everyone excited for the real purpose of the evening: asking for support of the young men of SLUH.

November 16, 1818: The Beginning

"In the fall of 1818, the Missouri Gazette carried an announcement: 'The Reverend Mr. Francis Niel, assisted by three other clergymen and under the auspices and superintendence of the Rt. Rev. Bishop will open on 16 November next, in the house of Mrs. Alvarez, Church Street, an academy for young gentlemen.' This was the beginning of St. Louis University High..."

(from "A Sesquicentennial History," by William Bowdern, SJ, written on the occasion of SLUH's 150th anniversary)

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