School News

We are thankful! As we take a short break from school for Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude for everyone who makes it possible for as many students as possible to come to school every day, on time, ready to learn. We thank: – Our students and families for making daily attendance a priority... Read more »

National French Week

November 9, 2014
National French Week is a special time for all French students across America. The students reflect on why they take French classes and how the French language will help them in their lives and future careers. To celebrate the week, a variety of activities are planned for students in all levels of French class.  Room... Read more »
The Bosnian American Studies class had the opportunity to talk with author Aleksandar Hemon. Students and visitors were able to ask Mr. Hemon questions via Skype for about 90 minutes during 6th hour on Wednesday, October 15. Born in Sarajevo, Hemon visited Chicago in 1992, intending to stay for a matter of months. While he was... Read more »

Drum Line Earns 3rd Place

October 13, 2014
Affton High School drum line earn 3rd place finish at the Central Methodist University Band Day Indoor Drum Line Competition on Saturday, October 11. The drum line meets 1 day a week after school is a voluntary group and is made of students from the band and 1 from orchestra.  Not all members are percussion players,... Read more »
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District News

With the pending Ferguson Grand Jury decision likely to be made this evening, after-school activities, evening activities and athletics have been cancelled. Please note: After school Cougar Care will run as scheduled. Gotsch Movie Night is cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. Fall Sports Banquet is cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later... Read more »

Adopt an Affton Student

November 24, 2014
The Affton Family Fund’s annual Holiday Wish List is available online now! As the holidays approach, the social workers and counselors have received the following requests to help families in our district have a happy holiday. If you are looking for a way to give back, please consider adopting an individual student or donating an individual item... Read more »
As a district we believe it is important to communicate openly with our families, and that is why we are writing today to update you on a sensitive situation. In early November, concerns were brought to the attention of Affton School District administrators regarding potentially inappropriate communications and/or conduct between a staff member and a student... Read more »
It’s American Education Week, and Affton School District is recognizing the National Education Association’s 93rd annual celebration Nov. 17-21. It’s a week to honor individuals who are making a difference each and every day, and helping to ensure that every child receives a quality education. Public education employees–educators, substitute teachers, secretaries, support staff, custodians and maintenance people, bus drivers,... Read more »