When senior Jack Costello approached Spanish teacher Myriam Aliste last year to ask about summer opportunities to improve his Spanish, he wasn’t expecting the chance to learn at St. Peter Claver School in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
The Staycation Club, dedicated to traveling and visiting cultural spots in St. Louis as well as restaurants and festivals, visited what moderator Suzanne Renard said is one of its regular haunts: Crown Candy.
David Steward, chairman and founder of the St. Louis-based World Wide Technology (WWT), visited the Si Commons Wednesday to talk about faith, character, and his 2004 book Doing Business by the Good Book in a conversation with St. Louis U. High President David Laughlin.
Being surrounded by mountains and greenery in a tropical location may sound like the ideal summer destination, but for seniors Sam Gerbic and Donn Mitchell and sophomore Peter Hempstead, this kind of environment was much more than a summer getaway. The three St. Louis U. High students traveled with Incarnate Word parish’s annual Life Teen mission trip to Chinandega, a city in the northwest region of Nicaragua, for one week to serve the inhabitants of a small nearby village.
Written by Sam Chechik and Joe Fentress, Staff, Reporter
Senior Eric Berg crossed six states, four rivers, and a mountain range to get to Needham, Mass. to participate in the Engineering and Technology camp in the National Youth Leadership Forum program. The program is run by Envision, an organization that holds experiential learning programs for students of different interests around the country.
Written by Chris Kreienkamp and John Burke, Reporters
Current juniors Joe Schultz and Ian Hurford spent most of June at the Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA), an educational enrichment program for 330 of Missouri’s most select students preparing to enter junior year.
Written by Kevin Gerstner and Joseph Reznikov, Reporters
The Burger Club, under the meaty-fisted rule of juniors Connor FitzGerald, the “Burger King,” and Keith Thomas, the “Burger Prince,” along with moderator Michael Marchlewski, S.J., has returned this year with hopes to hang out with friends and eat good burgers, according to the Burger King.