Drawing selected for Post Dispatch contest

Congratulations to Kaetlyn McDonnell! Her drawing was selected to be featured in the Post Dispatch for the United Way’s 100 Neediest Cases project!  The following students also submitted drawings and their work will be on display at the Missouri History Museum from November 25th until December 9th. Madison Bradford Rebecca Clifton Maksida Malic Helen Phuong Emily… Read more »

Team Up for a Healthy America event

On November 11, 2015, Jamba Juice, AdCap, and GenYouth sponsored the Team Up for a Healthy America. Affton seniors  Anesa Muric, Lejla Sulevic, Amela Karabas, Kailey Berry, Marisa Kujawa, and Danielle VanLeuven attended this event and brought their school wellness ideas with them.  Marisa. Kailey, and Danielle were a awarded a $1000 grant from Jamba Juice… Read more »

Choir students perform in Honor Choir

This past weekend 5 of our choir students were selected to perform with the 9/10 Honor Choir (St. Louis Suburban Music Educator’s Association) & 9-12 Women’s Honor Choir (St. Louis Suburban Choral Directors Association). Attached is video of the 9/10 Honor Choir with Avery Hipperson, Danny Griffin, Chris Fearnley, and Xander Ertmann performing. Songs: Cantate Domino, Ave… Read more »

Affton Earns 96.8% on Annual Performance Report

For the third year in a row, Affton School District has increased their overall achievement on the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE)’s Annual Performance Report (APR). Earning 96.8% in 2015 marks a 1.1% increase over the 2014 score of 95.7%,  and a 2.5% increase over the 94.3% earned in 2013. The APR… Read more »

Congratulations to the AHS Drumline

Congratulations to the AHS Drumline! They took 2nd place at Central Methodist University on October 10th and 4th place in Open Class at the Wright City Marching Festival. WAY TO GO!!

Curriculum Night

Affton High School will be hosted the annual Curriculum Night on Thursday, October 1st. all grade levels, including current 8th graders were invited. It began with a light dinner and continued  with a parent meeting  for current 8th grade parents and students.  After dinner, guest learned about the curriculum and what clubs, sports and activities are offered as well… Read more »

AP + Project Lead the Way

To help prepare all students for the global workforce, the College Board and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) have partnered on a program to encourage student participation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses and build their interest in STEM degrees and careers. The program leverages the success of the College Board’s Advanced Placement… Read more »

Diaper Drive for Refugees

In partnership with the International Institute of St. Louis, GSA is collecting baby wipes, diapers & formula until October 16. Drop off points include the high school library and main office. Items also needed include: soap – bar soap, hand soap, body wash, dish soap shampoo, deodorant buckets all-purpose cleaning spray backpacks and other bags… Read more »

Homecoming Hall Decorations Rock!

Homecoming 2015 Hall Decorations are up! This year’s theme is A Walk Through the Ages. Seniors decorated for Grease, Juniors decorated for the Birth of Rock and Roll, Sophomores decorated for the Disco Era & Freshmen decorated for the Future. Winners will be announced during the home football game.

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 »