A Celebration Worth Remembering the Next 200 Years
#30ManRoster Skates to Championship Title
SLUH Band Plays for, Meets with Pope Francis
Laughlin Leaves Lasting Legacy

The ice hockey team, deservedly dubbed #30ManRoster by fans, was marked by incredible depth and talent, and kicked off a string of championships by racquetball, volleyball and water polo.

It's not often a Jesuit high school turns 200. Just as infrequent are spontaneous, personal encounters with the Pope. The odds of both happening at the same time? Providential.

For the past 13 years, David Laughlin has led SLUH as the first lay – and longest serving – President in the school's history. He leaves a lasting legacy as he begins a new chapter as President of Rockhurst High School.

Welcome from the Principal
Fr. Ian Gibbons, S.J., Principal

At SLUH, we are well known for our puzzle solving acumen. Let’s try one for fun. Name the professions of the following troikas of notable people:

  • Voltaire, David Hume, and Rene Descartes
  • James Joyce, Tom Clancy, and Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Neil Gorsuch
  • Denzel Washington, Richard Harris, and Bob Newhart ...
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Five Alumni Honored with Backer Award

SLUH President David Laughlin presented the Backer Award, the highest honor bestowed on the school's alumni, to five distinguished Jr. Bills this spring.

Common Good Day Features 35 Alumni

Alumni from around the country returned to SLUH and shared their experiences of working for the common good, inspiring students to use their own gifts and talents for others.

Schlanger '89 Shares Gold Medal Moment

Veteran broadcaster has called exciting action for the Tour de France, MLB, NBA and PGA, but his most acclaimed moment came this winter during his fourth consecutive Olympics.

Dilworth '87 Launches Black History Month

Dr. Rollo Dilworth '87 brought his energy, perspectives and musical expertise as the keynote speaker for SLUH's all-school assembly that kicked off Black History Month.

Class Notes: Two Jr. Bills Ordained to Transitional Diaconate

Congratulations to Stephen Schumacher '08 and George Staley '10 on being two of the seven men ordained to the transitional diaconate in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. And congratulations to Will Smith '14 for earning a Fulbright Scholarship, and to many others in Class Notes.

Man for Others: Building the Common Good

Dr. Paul Young '68 always knew he wanted to become a doctor, but he could not have imagined how a service trip to Africa in 1999 would impact his future and affect the lives of many in an underdeveloped part of the world.