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Moving on! Hockey takes down number 1 seed CBC in thrilling fashion
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On to the semifinals! The St. Louis U. High hockey team ousted the No. 1 seed in their pool, bitter rival CBC, 4-2 Tuesday night in the last game of round robin play. Both teams had wins in the round robin against Chaminade and Parkway South. However, SLUH had a loss to Vianney and CBC had tied them, meaning the Cadets only needed a tie to advance to the final four, whereas the U-High had a must-win game on their hands.

Jr. Bills aren't the only bills on this trip! SLUH students take annual trip to DC
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Led by Social Studies Department chair Tom Zinselmeyer and English teacher Sean O’Brien, 12 upperclassmen traveled to Washington, DC this past week. The trip, centered around meeting with various St. Louis U. High alumni who currently live and work in the DC area, saw the Jr. Bills travel miles around the city to meet with esteemed gentlemen that were generous enough to offer their time.

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Box: DuMont and Isom-Mcall sign for D1 baseball

Senior Andrew DuMont (right) signed his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Tennessee and Senior Charlie Isom-McCall (left) signed to play baseball at Lindenwood University. Photo I Courtesy of Scott Gilbert

 

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Up Up and Away! SLUH’s weather balloon takes flight marking eight years of success

Where’d the sun go? Is it a solar eclipse? No, it’s the St. Louis U. High weather balloon. After a semester of hard work coding and preparing the balloon for launch day, science teacher Bill Anderson’s Environmental Stem Class celebrated the school’s 16th launch of a weather balloon last Friday. With more accessible data than ever, Anderson and his students have already begun to dive deep into data surrounding the balloon's flight. 

One World Club Student Leaders, reflect on the Ukraine-Russia War

With Russia’s continued attacks and assaults on Ukraine and its citizens, the nation remains an imminent threat to global security. As Saturday marked the two-year anniversary of Russia’s official invasion of Ukraine, the Prep News decided to look back over the advocacy work SLUH students have done over the past two years. 

 Witam! Students from Poland, Ukraine visit SLUH for two weeks

Parting is such sweet sorrow. This Sunday, the St. Louis U. High community said goodbye to the group of eight Polish and Ukrainian exchange students who had been attending classes and performing acts of service for the past two weeks. During their time here, they saw the sights of St. Louis, and enjoyed some of SLUH’s most exciting events.

Features

Satire: Wait?!?…There Are Benefits to Procrastinating?
Jacob Nolan and Marshall Prost, reporters

Studies show that 9/10 teachers at St. Louis U. High agree that you should avoid procrastinating your school work. But, the question remains, who is that one teacher that just plain doesn't care about their student's work ethic?  Sources have revealed this man to be none other than Timothy O’Neil. 

 Students and faculty fire up with New Year’s Resolutions of hard work, focus
Andrew Hunt, Core Staff

2024: the year of the grind.

  Less social media. More sleep. Better grades. As some of Gen Z begins to embrace the concepts of self-care and routine nationwide, the St. Louis U. High community—young and old—seems eager to use their New Year’s resolutions as a way to catch on.

Sports

Racquetball ties Kirkwood at State: loses to tie-breaker rule

When considering typical State Championships, it usually goes one of two ways: a win or a loss. This wasn’t the case for the St. Louis U. High racquetball team last week as it unfortunately ended in a tie with Kirkwood. However due to a tie-breaker rule last used in 2005, Kirkwood walked away with the first place trophy. 

Rifle hosts first fully electronic qualifier for Air Rifle Junior Olympics

Two weeks ago, St. Louis U. High conducted its first all-electronic match, distinguished by its hosting of the Missouri Junior Olympics Qualifier. This event presented a significant opportunity for individuals across the state to earn a coveted spot in the Air Rifle Junior Olympics scheduled for April. 

Athlete of the Week: Zack Keller

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Varsity Racquetball No. 4 seed senior Zack Keller. Zack went undefeated in regular season play and inched his way to win his bracket at state. With Zack’s nail-biting match against Kirkwood’s John Vonder-Bruegge he helped SLUH tie Kirkwood in the state championship (which ended with a Kirkwood victory through the tie-breaker rule).

Final Fight: Hockey takes a heartbreaking loss to Marquette

After tying Marquette 1-1 last Friday night, the St. Louis U. High hockey team came up short in the second leg of the Challenge Cup semifinals, losing to the Mustangs 3-1 on Saturday. It was a gritty battle between the two teams in both games at Centene Community Ice Center last weekend, but Marquette’s narrow victory on Saturday sent them to the Challenge Cup final tonight against De Smet and ended SLUH’s great playoff run.

Moving on! Hockey takes down number 1 seed CBC in thrilling fashion

On to the semifinals! The St. Louis U. High hockey team ousted the No. 1 seed in their pool, bitter rival CBC, 4-2 Tuesday night in the last game of round robin play. Both teams had wins in the round robin against Chaminade and Parkway South. However, SLUH had a loss to Vianney and CBC had tied them, meaning the Cadets only needed a tie to advance to the final four, whereas the U-High had a must-win game on their hands.


 

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