Cor Jesu would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to all those who donated on Giving Tuesday. Because of the generous support of our community, we met and EXCEEDED our $110,000 matching challenge!
The Cor Jesu Music Department has been busy. On Friday, November 15, 70 freshman students attended a performance of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall. On Saturday, November 16, the 22 Cor Jesu choir members who were accepted into the Metro District 8 Honor Choirs performed at UMSL’s Touhill Performing Arts Center.
Congratulations to the Cross Country team for ending their season with a 7th place finish at the State Championships, tying for the best finish by a Cor Jesu team. Cor Jesu placed three runners in the top 25 (All State) for the first time in school history.
On Monday, November 4, almost 400 Cor Jesu students traveled to various locations in and around the St. Louis area to experience and explore a day in the life of various professions as part of Cor Jesu’s exp3 program. Thanks to the commitment made by our corporate partners, CJ students were given the chance to expand their understanding of various potential career areas. A short video highlighting exp3 2019 can be viewed here.
Cor Jesu’s Mock Trial Teams competed in the 2019 Show Me Mock Trial Invitational competition on October 4-6. After participating in four trials over three day, Cor Jesu’s teams won first and third place!
Congratulations to Katherine Borgmeyer, Maria Franzen, Molly Morrow, Anastasia Ramig, Charlotte Steuby, Samantha Thompson and Molly Watson who were named as National Merit Commended Students for their exceptional academic promise out of more than 1.5 million student who took the PSAT/NMSQT in October 2018.
Cor Jesu’s Cross Country team competed in the Forest Park Cross Country Festival on Saturday, September 14. The Varsity Chargers competed in the Green Division, the most competitive and finished 5th overall in a very strong field, the highest finish ever by Cor Jesu in that division.
Congratulations to seniors Isobel Dernlan, Bridget Hagene, and Grace Hinrichs who have been named 2020 National Merit Semifinalists. These academically talented students represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors and are among the highest-scoring entrants in Missouri. They have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.
Cor Jesu seniors Isobel Dernlan and Anastasia Ramig were named this year’s Watlow Scholars, an award which includes a $7,500 scholarship toward their 2019-20 high school tuition and a paid internship at Watlow the summer after their graduation from Cor Jesu.
Current and former CJ faculty and staff gathered for a barbecue to say goodbye to Sr. Barbara before she leaves to take on the role of Provincial Superior for the United States Province of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart.
Sr. Barbara Thomas, ASCJ has been named Provincial Superior for the United States province of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart. Sr. Barbara has served as President of Cor Jesu since 2007. Click the READ MORE icon to read Sr. Barbara's farewell letter to the Cor Jesu community.
Junior Mary Hruz has been named a finalist for Artsonia’s Artist of the Week in the 10th-12th age group. The finalist who receives the most online votes between now and Saturday, May 4 will be selected as the artist of the week.
Congratulations to junior Kaitlyn Pluff whose artwork earned first place in the 2019 St. Louis Archdiocese Catholic Campaign for Human Development Creating on the Margins Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “A Time to Heal Racism.”
Anne will be performing on the Fabulous Fox stage on April 13 at 8:00 pm and is competing for more than $40,000 worth of scholarships, awards and cash prizes. The finals are open to the public and tickets are FREE and can available to the public at the Fabulous Fox box office.
The 2019 Missouri High School Racquetball Association League Awards Ceremony was held on Sunday, March 31 at St. Louis University High School. In addition to receiving team honors for their finishes in the State Tournament, several girls were named to the All-State team.
Four Cor Jesu students were up to the challenge – the Academic Challenge, that is. Juniors Samantha Thompson and Jennfier Jansson and sophomores Ellie Wich and Kathryn Theissen participated in the Academic Challenge sectionals held at Missouri S&T in Rolla on March 14.
The Cor Jesu Robotics team competed in the St. Louis Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at Chaifetz Arena on March 13 – March 16, 2019. Congratulations to our girls for an outstanding performance in their rookie event!
After several months of prepraration, many students from Cor Jesu participated in the 2019 Missouri High School Activities Association’s Solo & Ensemble Music Festival at Parkway Central High School on Saturday, March 9.
The Fine Arts department of Cor Jesu is pleased and proud to announce that four CJ students had artwork accepted in the Annual High School Art Exhibition at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
On Saturday, February 2nd, Cor Jesu students participated in the Academic Challenge held at Saint Louis University and hosted by the Physics Department and Pre-Engineering Program at Eastern Illinois University. As a team, Cor Jesu finished in 3rd place.
On Friday, January 4, representatives from more than 25 companies and organizations came to Cor Jesu to network with college-aged alumnae for our Alumnae Internship Networking Connections I.N.C. event.
On Tuesday, January 8, for the first time ever, the annual Funderwear Challenge basketball game between Cor Jesu and St. Joseph Academy was held in Cor Jesu’s new gym. In advance of the regularly scheduled basketball game between the two teams, students collected socks and underwear for St. Patrick Center.
Congratulations to senior Kate Schoen, Cor Jesu’s awardee for the MLK Model of Justice Award for 2019. This annual award is presented to high school students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving humanity through their attitude and their work.