Affton Students Perform Well at TEAMS Competition

On February 18th, 23 students went to Rolla, MO for the annual TEAMS (Test of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) Competition. The students did very well, with four team trophies total: Senior Team – 1st Place (11/12 Division 5), Junior Team – 2nd Place (11/12 Division 5), and Sophomore Team – 1st Place (9/10 Division… Read more »

Dr. Vince Powell Named Principal at AHS

Following an expansive search for talent and experience, the Affton School District Board of Education on Tues., Feb. 16, approved the hiring of Dr. J. Vincent Powell as Principal for Affton High School for the 2016-2017 school year. “We are excited to have such recognized talent join the Affton School District team,” said Dr. Steve… Read more »

Students represent Affton at DECA District Career Development Conference

On Friday, February 12, students from AHS attended the DECA District Career Development Conference. Competing in numerous events against 15 schools in the area, these students represented Affton at a very high level both academically and professionally. Here are the results: Jeffrey Au, Amer Saric: 4th place, Travel and Tourism Team Silla Rasool, Zach Stahl:… Read more »

Student Recognized at Capital for Leadership

Sophomore Liam Chorney went to Jefferson City on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 with the Special Education Foundation as a participant in the Fred Saigh Leadership Academy for the 15-16 school year. On that day, Liam was recognized on the floor of the Capital for his leadership skills through SSD.  

2015-2016 SOAR Awards: Nominate an Unsung Hero

The 20th Annual SOAR (Service and Outstanding Achievement Recognition) Awards will be held Wed., April 13  at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Affton Early Childhood, 9832 Reavis Road. You have the opportunity to recognize one of the many unsung heroes doing great things. The prestigious SOAR Award is bestowed upon individuals who show excellence… Read more »

Students Excel at SkillsUSA District Competition

Congratulations to all of the Affton students who medaled over the past two weeks at district SkillsUSA competition!  They have qualified for state competitions which will be held March 31st and April 1st at State Tech in Linn, MO. Maxx Holtwick Welding Fabrication Silver  ** Affton Jesse McClanahan Internetworking Gold  ** Affton Tristan Kottemann Promotional… Read more »

Poetry Out Loud

During seminar on Thursday, January 21, 25 students participated in the Affton High School 2016 Poetry Out Loud competition. In the week leading up to the competition, all students recited a poem in English class, then representatives from the English classes were chosen to compete at the school-wide assembly. The winners are Pamela Petterchak in first place,… Read more »

Thank you, alumni!

Thank you to the AHS Alumni who participated in a panel for juniors and seniors during seminar on Wednesday, January 6. It was great to hear about your college experiences. We appreciate your wisdom.   l-r: West Lindor (’15), DeVondre Love (’15), Cameron Freeman (’14), David Serati (’12), Taylor Porter (’12), Melissa Williams (’12), Amber Sinnamon (’13),… Read more »

Dr. Jackson Announces Retirement

December 16, 2015 Dear Parents and Friends of Affton High School, I am writing this letter to inform you that this will be my last year at Affton High School. I am honored to have served the Affton community for seven years as principal at AHS. I couldn’t be more proud of all we have… Read more »

Visitors from Costa Rica

Four members of a Costa Rican family visited the Spanish Honors II classes on Tuesday, December 15. After a couple of days preparing interview questions on their Chromebooks, the students copied their questions for the interview (as shown in the pictures). The students enjoyed practicing their skills while learning about another culture and having an authentic experience… Read more »