On November 7, Cor Jesu will host the Parent Network of Catholic High Schools in St. Louis for their presentation of "Hidden in Plain View", a presentation on how to spot the warning signs and get tips for talking with kids about the dangers of alcohol and drug use.
Senior Lizzie Klaesner was formally awarded the Congressional Silver Medal at a statewide ceremony on September 22, 2018 at Busch Stadium hosted by Congresswoman Ann Wagner and Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay.
The Cross Country team had an excellent outing at the Ed White Invitational Meet on Friday, September 21. The Varsity and Freshman teams finished in first place and the JV team finished in second place!
Cor Jesu seniors Claire Hite and Catherine Mansfield were named this year’s Watlow Scholars, an award which includes a $7,500 scholarship toward their 2018-19 high school tuition and a paid internship at Watlow the summer after their graduation from Cor Jesu.
Congratulations to seniors Hannah Nicholson and Emma Nottingham, who have been named 2019 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 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $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 senior Emma Nottingham earned a top composite score of 36 on the June 2018 ACT test. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning a composite score of 36 varies from year to year, on average, less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earns the top score.
Cor Jesu took first place at the MWAA meet this past Saturday with a score of 225. They defeated rivals Incarnate Word (175) and Ursuline (133). Several Charger athletes were named to the 2018 Track and Field All-Conference.
For 30 minutes on Friday, April 20, approximately 200 #CJA students, faculty and staff took part in Cor Jesu’s optional Prayerful Walkout that was held in solidarity with the National Student Walkout on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. From 9:30-10:00 a.m. in the school’s amphitheater and chapel, members of the Cor Jesu community prayed together and offered 17 minutes of silence to honor the students and staff killed in Parkland, FL, their families and communities.
The Cor Jesu Academy community invites you to come worship with us at our all-school First Friday Liturgy on Friday, April 6, 2018, when we will remember in a very special way, Sr. Mary Jane Paolella, ASCJ.
Congratulations to Claire Koster ’18, who has been selected for the 2018 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2018. Students will be recognized on April 22, 2018, in Columbia, MO.
Cor Jesu junior Hannah Nicholson earned a top composite score of 36 on the February 2018 ACT test. Hannah is the third Cor Jesu student this academic year to have scored a 36 on the ACT. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning a composite score of 36 varies from year to year, on average, less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earns the top score.
Congratulations to sophomores Kate Borgmeyer and Catherine Hannon, who ranked in the Top 14 at the National History Day regional competition held on February 24th at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Cor Jesu is pleased to announce that three CJ students have had artwork accepted in the Young Artists’ Showcase Exhibition at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. This annual exhibit is a juried, all-media exhibition of artwork created by high school students residing within 150 miles of the St. Louis Artists' Guild.
Three Cor Jesu seniors were named Finalists in the 2018 Competition for Merit Scholarship Awards: Claire Koster, Maggie Kuntz and Mikaela Loucks. The students’ achievements qualify them for scholarships at their designated colleges.
Congratulations to two of our students who received the MLK Model of Justice Award from Archbishop Carlson at the Cathedral Basilica on January 14, 2018. Madison Watson is Cor Jesu’s awardee and Mia Strahlendorf was nominated by her parish, Sacred Heart in Valley Park.
Congratulations to Allison Leible ’20, who earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. She will be recognized with other Gold Award Girl Scouts during a ceremony at Lindenwood University in St. Charles on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
On Friday, January 26, 2018, Pope Francis approved the miracle of Mother Clelia Merloni, thus clearing the way for her beatification. We now await the announcement of the date of her beatification ceremony.
Cor Jesu senior, Naomi See, was one of 15 high school seniors out of 2,100 applicants from across the country and abroad, who was awarded the Class of 2018 Cameron Impact Scholarship by the Bryan Cameron Education Foundation. Each of the 15 Cameron Impact Scholars receives a four-year, merit-based scholarship to cover the full tuition and educational expenses at any U.S. university of her or his choosing.
Students from Cor Jesu Academy and St. Joseph Academy joined forces on Thursday, January 11, at a regularly scheduled varsity basketball game to collect more than 17,000 pairs of socks and underwear for St. Patrick Center at the annual Funderwear Challenge.