Garden Club Sees Results

Affton High School’s garden is located across from the Commons’ main entrance.  In the four larger beds, the Garden Club has grown a number of food items: cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, cantaloupe, and watermelon.  In some smaller beds, they have grown herbs and mint.  They have even re-purposed old tires to grow tomatoes, peppers and… Read more »

Graduation to be streamed live!

The 2016 Affton High School Graduation ceremony will be streamed live on Periscope beginning at 7:00p.m. on Friday, June 3. Link to livestream will be Tweeted from the Affton School District Twitter account when the ceremony starts. The video will be archived and available on YouTube.

Congrats to Boys Volleyball

Affton Boys Volleyball defeated Parkway Central to become State Class 3A Champs! Parents and the community are invited to come in to honor the athletes at a school wide pep assembly in the auditorium on Tuesday, May 24 from 1:50-2:25.  After an undefeated season, the Cougars fell in the first game of a best of 3 match against Parkway… Read more »

Great Performance at DECA International

Recently, five students represented Affton and Missouri at the 2016 DECA International Career Development Conference in Nashville, TN.  We had a tremendous amount of success! Below are the results: Irma Hukeljic, Amra Kardasevic, Leijla Suljevic:  Finalists, Advertising Campaign (top 20 out of almost 200 teams) Emina Jusupovic: Ignite Leadership Delegate team winner Nevin Horne: Excellence Award… Read more »

Tag Along with Thomas a Success!!

Tag Along with Thomas will took place at the Affton High School upper track on April 16th This event will bring the community together for a single purpose, to help Thomas. Everyone is welcome. Initial tally indicates that with donations and sales,  almost $3500 was raised on the day of the event.  The teams have until… Read more »

Affton Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition

Congratulations to Affton / South Tech students who competed in SkillsUSA State Championships in various career and technical majors fields.  The purpose of SkillsUSA is to foster leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development in its member to assure a skilled and talented 21st Century workforce. Maxx Holtwick Welding Fabrication Bronze Jesse McClanahan Internetworking Silver Adam… Read more »

Students: Join the Garden Club

Are you ready for spring? Do you like plants and leaving a lasting impact on your school? If so, join the Garden Club. Friday, April, 1st, the club will be meeting in Mr. O’Brien‘s room (28) right after school to prepare the school’s community garden. You don’t even have to SOIL your hands. Remember: We… Read more »

Baseball Team Makes School History

From Webster-Kirkwood Times:   by Spencer Gleason The Affton Cougars have turned the page from last year’s first round exit of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 3 Tournament. And, they have already made their mark.  “I think the boys are anxious to get out there and play a game,” Affton Head Coach Rob Uthoff said during… Read more »

Jeffery Au Honored by UMSL

On February 25, Junior Jeffery Au and other juniors from the St. Louis area were recognized by UMSL for Science excellence. At a dinner and awards presentation, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Science from UMSL’s College of Arts and Sciences. Some of the world’s greatest scientists started their work as teenagers. This fact,… Read more »

New Mural in Commons

Through an Affton Education Foundation Grant, Advanced and Intermediate Art students were able to work with artist Chelsea Ritter-Soronen to collaborate and create a mural! They worked together to divide the space and then were give the prompt “Growth”. They each created a design using a word, pattern, or image based on their interpretation of… Read more »