College Night

Affton High School hosted students and parents on Sept. 16 for an evening of learning centered around college.  The evening began with parent meetings specific to grade levels and concluded with mini-sessions on all things college including: college credit opportunities while in high school, A+, college visits, financial aid, A@PS, college athletic eligibility, college preparation,… Read more »

FUNDRAISER : Podshot for Thomas Boley Fund

The Thomas Boley Fund Committee is hosting the first annual Podshot game! The podshot game is for Thomas Boley, the son of Affton High School teacher Chris Boley, who is suffering from a rare disease called Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome (OMS). The odds of having OMS is one in ten million. OMS is a rare neurological… Read more »

CLASS PROJECT: Books for a Homeless Shelter

A group of students in Mr. Jennings class is collecting books for the homeless shelter, Gateway 180. They are collecting any age group books. Boxes will be located in the office of the high school or Mr. Jennings’ room (Rm. 50). They will be collecting the whole month of April until May 12. Help us… Read more »

Student’s Artwork on Display at St. Louis Art Museum

Congratulations to senior Cameron Smith! His drawing “Cryptic Cove” was accepted into the St. Louis Art Museum’s Young Artist Exhibition! This is a piece from his concentration portfolio for AP Studio Art. His work will be on display at the museum from May 7th to August 7th! See flyer for further information.

Senior Isaiah Wilson Wins Lindy Award

Senior Isaiah Wilson took home a Lindy for Best Short Non-Fiction for his Inauguration Story produced in TV Production for Cougar News! Click here if you would like to see the story! The Lindy Awards are sponsored by the Lindenwood University School of Arts, Media, and Communications. The 2016-2017 award ceremony will honor work completed… Read more »

HOSA State Leadership Conference

Affton had the most teams ever move on to Round 2 in their event and these teams finished with the following overall results: Jeffrey Au – 3rd Place in Prepared Speaking Madison Walker – 2nd Place in Medical Terminology Katie Rowlands, Sami Serra, Lydia Ham, and Jasmine Hunt – Top 5 in Public Service Announcement… Read more »

World Dodgeball Championship 2017

During seminar on Wednesday, March 29, students and staff participated in the annual World Dodgeball Championship sponsored by the Advanced Marketing class. With  numerous contributions and continuous support from students and staff,  DECA was able to raise almost $400! This will go directly to the end of the year scholarship awarded to the winner of The… Read more »

DECA Excels at Conference & State Competitions

UPDATE: State Competition results Twenty two students from Affton represented our school district at the DECA State Career Development Conference on March 12-14. Students who placed in the top 6 have qualified for the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, CA from April 25th-30th. Here are the results: Irma Hukeljic: District 9 Vice President and International… Read more »

Student Wins French Honor Society Travel Stipend

Sophomore Juliana Cole just won the Société Honoraire de Français Travel Stipend of $1000. The Société Honoraire de Français is the French Honor Society (FHS) sponsored by the American Association Teachers of French. Juliana was inducted into the SHF this fall (Honors French III) and she applied for the travel award last semester. She is… Read more »

Music Students Excel at State Competition

On Saturday, March 4, members of the HS music department participated in the MSHSAA District Solo/ Ensemble Festival at Parkway Central HS.  All of the students gave great performances! The Band has 3 events moving on to STATE! Band Results: Conner Westermayer – Trombone Solo – “Good” Stephen Konert – Trombone Solo – “Good” Josh Krakos… Read more »

Art Students’ Work Accepted to Showcase

Congratulations to the following students’ whose artwork was accepted to the St. Louis Artist Guild’s Young Artist Showcase:   Sam Beadle ‘Tradition’ Samuel R. Bliss ‘Heaven’s Cathedral’ Evangeline Horne ‘Fear’ Kaetlyn McDonnell ‘Grey Matter’ Michael McDonnell ‘Your Punches Are to no Avail’ Young Artists’ Showcase is a juried, all-media exhibition of artwork created by high… Read more »