Teachers suffered yet another demeaning basketball loss, students had their meticulously styled hair stolen, and knees were scabbed on rough kneehockey rinks—all for the good of others this Mission Week.
Four weeks ago, 252 students from 63 zip codes and 104 elementary schools around the St. Louis area received admittance to the St. Louis U. High class of 2023.
Making a high school sports team requires dedication, commitment, and perseverance. Progressing to the college level demands extraordinary skill. But the Junior Olympics? Just ask seniors Hayden Steingruby, Adam Stemmler, and Jack Doyle.
Mechanical robots, long lines of code, fierce competition, and kids? Last weekend, hundreds of students from about 35 middle schools crowded in the Danis Field House not to test their ball handling or shooting skills, but to test their knowledge in computer programing and robotics for the annual Clavius Jamboree put on through the Clavius Project.
Five SLUH students—Daniel Klarsch, Ryan Kramer, Alvin Alaphat, David Thuita, and Micah See—attended a regional hackathon the weekend of Feb. 15. They spent their weekend developing solutions to a presented problem relevant in today’s society. The group went to the University of Missouri–Saint Louis to compete in a competition only meant for those on a college level, but their performances in past hackathons has put them on the map as a dominant force.
The St. Louis U. High Mock Trial team competed in the second round of prelims this past Tuesday and made their case for why they should make it to the next round of competition. SLUH Team White went away with two out of three ballots, while SLUH Team Blue ended the night with just one.