Back in School

Back in school

St. Louis University High Schoool junior, John Burke and Chaminade Preparatory senior, Griffin Jasin, were part of the team of students collecting money for the flood victims in Louisiana and the earthquake victims in Italy. St. Louis University High School lost their football match 30-28 against Chaminade Preparatory.  Both sides played a strong offensive game.

Carrying an oversized jar half full of donated cash, Chaminade College Preparatory's John Yeager was happy to be socializing at a school event and...

Students at St. Joseph Academy cut a ribbon Friday as they opened a coffee shop called "Cup of Joe". The students will be part of the Future Business Leaders of America club to further propel their business education and hands-on experiences.  Once profits are realized, the girls will make donations to Respect Life, St. Joe Scholarships, and other various organizations, according to the school.

St. Joseph's Academy's describes its new coffee bar as a place where "the coffee is strong and so are the women."

Cup of Joe opened Aug. 26...

Sister Sarah Heger, CSJ, Vice Principal and 5th Grade Teacher at Marian Middle School in south St. Louis.  She taught a religion class on the Acts of the Apostles and answered a questions from Carly Rae Lewis.

The lab for high-tech STEM instruction at Marian Middle School has a low-tech feel about it.

For example, the basement classroom has...

Wil Heimberger dressed as a World War II-era soldier at a recent Honor Flight homecoming in front of a display with memorabilia he brought. The Bishop DuBourg High School student volunteers with the Honor Flight organization.

Bishop DuBourg High School has an authority on an important era in U.S. history — World War II — although Wil Heimberger isn't a teacher or a...

In the education world, professional development day typically occurs about once a month, with teachers gathering to learn about best practices in...

Suzi Wilson, the art teacher at St. Simon the Apostle School, spent a week in professional development in the exclusive teacher's institute at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She prepared a lesson on self-portraits for one of her classes.

In 14 years as a teacher, St. Simon the Apostle art teacher Suzi Wilson has spent summer "vacation" with quote marks around that very word.

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Queen of All Saints in Oakville, like 120 other parishes, have begun back to school Parish Schools of Religion classes. Msgr.  Henry Breier,  Pastor of the Parish, walked with second-grade student Andy Lauer down the hallway after class.

Armed with fresh notebooks and shiny new pens, the Lane triplets were poised and ready to start the year at Queen of All Saints' Parish School of...

Six seniors in the advanced cooking class at Trinity Catholic High School made gooey butter cookies as part of their focus on regional foods. Brendan Larkin, Kelsey Keppler and Kierstyn Weaver rolled dough balls while Family and Consumer Science teacher, Debbie Petrowske checked their progress.

When the foods and cooking class at Trinity Catholic High School makes something with bacon, it's guaranteed to drive everyone crazy.

"The...

Below is a list of High School Nights in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. For more information, visit the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education's...

Schools throughout the archdiocese have established STEM labs in recent years. Last year, for example, a lab opened at St. Francis Borgia Regional...

Gwen Fisch, left, introduced herself to classmates at the opening meeting of the fourth-grade Parish School of Religion class at St. Catherine Laboure Parish in Sappington.

By all means, it was "holy chaos" at St. Catherine Laboure's parish school of religion last week.

It was the first Monday night back to...

After the school children autographed inside of the new church steeple, Father Rich Bockskopf signed his name, too. Holy Spirit school in Maryland Heights celebrated their Catholic identity at the erection of the new church steeple.

It was hard not to think of this old nursery rhyme on a recent visit to Holy Spirit Parish in Maryland Heights:

"Here's the church and...