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 »

Fall Play : Death of Dr. Kingsley

Don’t miss The Death of Dr. Kingsley, a farce written by AHS seniors Parker Brust and Alexander Ertmann, this Fri, Nov 17 & Sat, Nov 18 at 7:30 pm in the Judy Rethwisch Auditorium. Tickets available at the door. Check out a preview here.    

Looking for Donations of Various Items for Area Organizations

Several Affton High School clubs and groups are collecting items for area charities. Details below. AHS Cougar News has adopted the Humane Society of Missouri. The HSMO desperately needs blankets, towels, sheets, rugs, and paper towels, just to name a few. Drop off your donations in bins at the Affton Administration Building, Rogers Middle School,… Read more »

New Website for Theatre!

Keep an eye on the new website created by students for theater. On it, you’ll find information about the theater program as well as information about the upcoming play, Death of Dr. Kingsley. You’ll also find the link to the website under the Academics menu above.  

Students Excel at State Music Competition

Jimmy Nieswander and Pamela Petterchack performed on Saturday at STATE Music in Columbia.  Jimmy received an “Outstanding” or 2 rating on his trumpet solo and Pamela received an “Outstanding” on her vocal solo and and “Exemplary” or 1 rating on her mallet solo.

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 »