In the end, it’s the beginning that counts. For many freshmen, the familiar faces of their Senior Advisors will soon be gone as Saint Louis U. High’s first semester ends. This marks the end of the line for the many seniors who worked endlessly from the beginning of the summer to now on building a connection with their group of six freshmen.
Hope, peace, joy, and love. Amidst the chaotic preparation for the Christmas season as well as the frantic work leading up to exams, St. Louis U. High has stepped back to focus on helping students appreciate the importance of Advent.
Seniors Chase Mason and Chris Lewis are working to re-brand the St. Louis U. High spirit store, including an updated website, and an expansion of the SLUH brand.
Over the course of November, students at St. Louis U. High have been able to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) thanks to English teacher Andrea Scarpino. For the month, Scarpino opened up room M206 during Activity Periods for any interested students to have a place to write and work on their own creative works of literature.
Time marches on, especially in the life of a busy St. Louis U. High student, which can make it difficult to take the time to count your blessings. However, the last Advisory period before Thanksgiving break saw the entire school participate in exercises that focused on gratitude and included a chance for students to write letters expressing their gratitude to family members, friends, and teachers and coaches.
On November 19 from 11am-3pm, St. Louis U. High students, alumni, parents and others around the St. Louis community gathered for SLUHtique, a boutique experience for vendors hosted on SLUH’s campus.
Principal Matthew Stewart, S.J. spent the first part of Thanksgiving week attending the Jesuit Schools Network (JSN) Principals Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. The conference, which took place from Monday, Nov. 21 through Thanksgiving morning, hosted principals from nearly every Jesuit school in North America, and served to help get new principals situated, encouraging dialogue between schools, especially about an increasingly prevalent issue: AI.
The spotlight rose on the jazz musicians of St. Louis U. High last night as they jumped into a holiday tune for their annual Christmas concert in the Si Commons.
New York, New York, it’s a heck of a town! And just before Thanksgiving, the St. Louis U. High choir got a chance to experience the wonders of New York, singing at various locations. The choir took a three-day trip to the city, where they sang in the choir at several big churches and caroled as they walked through the streets.
St. Louis U. High students ventured by both car and bus to attend the annual YMCA Missouri Youth and Government conference last Thursday in Jefferson City. The group was divided between the Legislative, Judicial, and newly added Media branches to introduce and pass legislation, debate appellate cases and publish digital content from the three day convention.
Nearly 2,000 donors from around the country supported St. Louis U. High for SLUH Day this past week by raising over half a million dollars for the benefit of both current and future Jr. Bills.
As Thanksgiving break awaits just around the corner, observant students may have seen the shorter Thanksgiving break on the calendar. The extra days of school come as a result of the new Saint Louis U. High retreat growth taking effect this year.
Big, blonde, and beautiful: the Dauphin Players of St. Louis U. High put on the colorful musical Hairspray for four shows last weekend, one of the biggest and most technical performances the Schulte Theater has held in years, with an important message about the power of love and diversity.
Although National Vocation Week technically took place last week, St. Louis U. High celebrated it this week with various events.
The dawn of the 2023-2024 academic year has marked the beginning of not only another successful year in St. Louis U. High history, but the beginning of a rapidly growing club: the Pickleball Club.
During the Thanksgiving season, the largely unrecognized work that the St. Louis U. High maintenance team does and are grateful for their dedication to maintaining the campus.
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