Read Cor Jesu's announcement about Theresa Jabouri, who was awarded the highest award that Congress bestows upon young Americas ages 14-23, the Congressional Award Gold Medal.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Led by Music Director Kathleen Pottinger, the following Cor Jesu students earned high notes in the State Music Festival that was held in Columbia, MO, on April 27 by placing first (Superior I), second (Excellent II ratings) and third (III) in the state.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
2013 USA Racquetball High School National Championships are scheduled for Feb. 27 through March 3.
Cor Jesu Academy in Affton will be fighting for a three-peat on the racquetball courts at Vetta Sports Concord and the Missouri Athletic Club West as the team seeks a third straight national title in the sport during the 2013 USA Racquetball High School National Championships on Feb. 27-March 3. The national championships are hosted by the Missouri High School Racquetball Association and USA Racquetball and will include nearly 400 high school racquetball players from 50 high schools around the country. The Cor Jesu Chargers captured the girls' team national championship in 2011 and 2012. On the boys side, the St. Louis University High School Junior Bilikens racquetball team equalled Cor Jesu's feat in 2011 and 2012, and also will be …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Cor Jesu Academy senior Allison Gmelich was named a Finalist, and eight Cor Jesu juniors and seniors were named Semifinalists at the Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair Honors Division, which was held on February 2, 2013.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Chaley Poth leads Chargers with 17 points; their 16th win of the season.
The Cor Jesu Chargers scored 23 points in their last 16 minutes of play against the Villa Duchesne Saints, winning 51-24. Veteran coach John Neff got his team more cohesive in the stretch run, and playing a lot more organized give and go basketball. “I really didn’t know at the beginning of the season if we would win 16 games, but the kids really started coming together. We lost our first three games of the season, then got to 3 and 3.” said Neff. “The second half we showed what we are capable of doing,” he said. One who listens is senior guard Chaley Poth. Averaging 15.1 points per game, she fired in a team-high 17. One came on a nifty no look pass on the baseline as she swung in and knocked one home off the glass. That was her 15th point…
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The land was once part of Grant’s Farm Manor and lies directly south of the new athletic field and the western edge of the school campus ending at Grant’s Trail.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Seven Cor Jesu Academy seniors have been named 2012 National Merit Semifinalists: Christina Belt, Mary Burke, Julia Esswein, Emily McGowan, Claire Mullaney, Caitlyn Slattery and Kristen Wacker.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Social studies teacher Jen Ahrens, who is also the theology department chair and mock trial moderator, will travel to Washington, D.C., this June to attend the prestigious Supreme Court Summer Institute.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Two Cor Jesu sophomores scored in a shutout victory for the Chargers soccer team on Tuesday.
Cor Jesu soccer coach Missy Bruno knew her team was special after the first day of practice. “I can feel it, it’s a feeling we’ve had all season long from the get-go,” she said. “They really do have something special.” That something ignited the Chargers to their 11th straight win on Tuesday with a 2-0 victory over Fort Zumwalt West in the sectional contest. Cor Jesu will face Pattonville on Saturday. (An expansive gallery of action photos from the game is available on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AfftonPatch) Sophomore Mia Zanaboni scored in the first 65 seconds, knocking one in on the top right side of the goal. “We say first five (minutes) every game, and they came out in a 1:05, so I couldn’t ask for anything quicker than that…
Sunday, February 20, 2011
The Cor Jesu gym was packed to watch the Chargers battle against the Nerinx Hall Markers.
The Cor Jesu gym was packed on Thursday night to watch the Chargers battle against the Nerinx Hall Markers. The intense back-and-forth play kept the crowd on the edge of their seats for the entirety of the game. Marker 3-pointers were answered by Charger 3-pointers, the teams traded the lead numerous times and big defensive rebounds switched the momentum of the game at key points. Ultimately, Cor Jesu came out ahead, with the help of fellow students lining the court, cheering on their Chargers to a 52-49 win over Nerinx. John Neff, Cor Jesu head coach, said he knew that the second half was going to be very exciting. “Nerinx is a very good team," he said. "They’ve got a .500 record, but they’ve played a lot of good ball games. They’ve beat …