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Mission Week 2017: Building Camaraderie and Breaking Cars

Mission Week 2017: Building Camaraderie and Breaking Cars

Mission Week, an annual Saint Louis U. High tradition, began this past Tuesday. Mission Week is a time to build brotherhood in the SLUH community while raising money for charities. This year’s Mission Week featured classics like early...

The money raised this year will be donated to Midtown Mamas, the Honduras Project, and Fe y Alegria. Prayer services were replaced this week by videos in homeroom...

Gender equality speaker, Sideco, sparks Mission Week discussion

Gender equality speaker, Sideco, sparks Mission Week discussion

In an energetic, hour-long talk covering various aspects of sexism in society, guest speaker Jocelyn Sideco addressed the St. Louis U. High community last Thursday, sparking discussion among students and teachers about this year’s Mis...

Thanks to recommendations from the Ignatian Solidarity Network and the Jesuit Schools Network, Campus Ministry invited Sideco to share her expertise about social j...

Class of 2021 orientation energizes future Jr. Bills

Class of 2021 orientation energizes future Jr. Bills

The St. Louis U. High class of 2021 gathered for the first time this past Tuesday evening for the annual incoming class welcome and orientation, where future Jr. Bills listened to speeches about crayons, played icebreakers, and filled the D...

This was the second year of the new format for the night, which aims to raise the incoming students’ excitement about being part of the SLUH community, as we...

Senior Sam Goedeker gives Mission Week speech

Editor’s note: Senior Sam Goedeker gave this speech last Thursday before the main speaker Ms. Jocelyn Sideco. It was edited for length. ...

Can you smell what the Bills are cooking? First annual SLUH Iron Chef

Saint Louis U. High will be hosting an Iron Chef competition on Monday during activity period, an event that will feature two teams of students working with professi...

Students take trip to nation’s capitol

Social studies teachers Sarah Becvar and Tom Zinselmeyer led ten juniors on a trip to Washington, D.C. last weekend to meet with SLUH alumni working there. This trip...

Billicon Valley: students travel to California to visit tech giants Apple, Tesla, and Google

A group of 11 students, led by computer teacher Dan See and Assistant Principal for Mission Jim Linhares, traveled to San Francisco last weekend to learn about ...

Coen, Clair, and Bowdry win Mission Week 3v3 b-ball tourney

Mission Week kicked off this past Monday with the 3v3 basketball tournament in the Danis Field House on President’s Day.  After an intense championship ga...

Chess season ends, hopeful future with underclassmen

The St. Louis U. High chess team finished up a Sisyphean season last week, having missed its last chance for the playoffs by just one game, which they lost to Bellev...

Volume 81 Staff

Editor in Chief

Sam Chechik


News Editors

Joseph Reznikov

Andrew Pluff


Sports Editors

Andrew Modder

Will Farroll


Features Editors

Galen Bacharier

Matthew Book


Core Staff

Matt Godar

Liam Connolly

Sam Goedeker

Jack Schweizer



Ben Frailey

Zach Hennes

Jake Hennes

Nick Gima

Jack Waters

Matthew Quinlan


Art Directors

Joe Fentress

Ian Mulvihill


Staff Artists

Lancer Li

Will Kramer

Jack Bailey


Staff Photographer

Brendan Voigt



Mr. Ryan McAnany



Mr. Steve Missey