by Jack Rybak
Both the freshman and varsity rifle team have greatly improved their scores. The freshmen team has beaten out several upperclassmen teams and have overall improved their scores with almost half of them reaching new personal bests. With the in-team competition amongst the varsity players, the top four spots are changing every match.
The St. Louis U. High Men for Life flew to Washington D.C. last Thursday for the annual March for Life. Following the March, the club met with representatives of Congresswoman Ann Wagner to discuss abortion issues, attended the Cardinal O’Conner Conference on Life at Georgetown University, and visited museums in D.C.
Fathers and sons of the St. Louis U. High community gathered Sunday evening for the annual Father-Son Banquet to celebrate a night of fatherhood, inspiration, and gratitude.
St. Louis U. High will gather next Tuesday to celebrate Black History Month. This year’s assembly will focus on this school year’s theme of Committed to Doing Justice, and will be following a different structure as students will split into smaller groups to attend four different events.
After four years of devotion to justice, equality, and dialogue about racial injustice, senior Peter Curdt was honored with the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Model of Justice Award for his work and solidarity with his St. Louis U. High brothers. He received the award from Archbishop Robert J. Carlson at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on Monday, Jan. 27 at the 44th annual Preservation of Peace and Justice Mass.
The St. Louis U. High Jazz Band 1 performed at Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) conference at the Tan-Tar-A resort near the Lake of the Ozarks last week, becoming the first Catholic school to perform since 1993.