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First Communion

Congratulations to 17 of our Second Class students who made their First Holy Communion in the Shrine of St. Philippine Duchesne on Saturday, April 14.


Our Fifth Class students are D.A.R.E. graduates! The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, taught by Officer Sternberg of the St. Charles City Police Department, culminated this morning with a graduation ceremony attended by Police Chief McKinley, Fifth Class parents, Mrs. Renken and Dr. Dempf. 

Discover More at Open House – April 26th

Join us for Open House on Thursday, April 26th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.! Discover the Academy by visiting classrooms, the gym, science labs, the cafeteria and talking with teachers.

In the Footsteps of Philippine

Eighteen of our faculty and staff members recently embarked on a two-day pilgrimage to Kansas to visit places of historical significance to St. Philippine Duchesne and the Society of the Sacred Heart.


This week we have been delighted to welcome Jasmine Huda, an Eighth Class exchange student from Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, N.J. Jasmine is being hosted by Astrid Smith and her family.

Picture the Music

Five Academy students were among the finalists in this year’s Picture the Music competition sponsored by the Saint Louis Symphony Volunteer Association.

Visiting Chinese Students

Yesterday we said farewell to the Chinese students who arrived nearly three weeks ago, a bit unsure of what to expect but with great enthusiasm.

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Happy Catholic Schools Week!  What an exciting time as we are also celebrating nearly 200 years of both education in St. Charles and Catholic education in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, both of which began with our school.

Talk and Tour

It’s an exciting time to discover more about the Academy as we continue our 200th year! Schedule a visit to learn about our new program features– 1:1 laptops, three science labs, international language in PreK-8–and experience love of learning in action!