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March 2012

Private Elementary Schools Chart

Notes for the reader: 1) This chart includes private schools that had at least 50 students enrolled in preschool through grade 8. 2) We did not include the many parish elementary schools in ... more »

Nov 5, 2012 9:18 AM

Colleges and Universities Chart

Notes for the Reader: 1) Due to space limitations, this chart does not include trade schools, seminaries, or institutions with fewer than 1,500 students. 2) * = Webster Groves campus only ... more »

Nov 5, 2012 9:18 AM

Private & Public High Schools Chart

Notes for the Reader: 1) This chart includes schools that have more than 90 students enrolled in grades 9 through 12 this year. 2) Some schools in this chart also have middle- and elementary... more »

Nov 5, 2012 9:18 AM

The SLM Schools Chart

In creating the charts on the following pages, SLM strove to be as inclusive as possible, inviting more than 200 schools in St. Louis city; Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis counties; and Mad... more »

Nov 5, 2012 9:18 AM

Recess, Redux: Popular Hangouts for Students at Six Private High Schools

In his landmark book The Great Good Place , sociologist Ray Oldenburg laments the disappearance of what he terms “third places,” those informal spaces where we congregate with friends and neighbors. ... more »

Mar 27, 2012 4:03 PM

Photograph by John Fedele

Splash of Spring: Spring Fashion Portfolio 2012

This season, fashion's in full bloom with bold bursts of color. more »

Mar 27, 2012 3:39 PM Fashion Portfolios

Photograph by Scott Ferguson

School Days: A Parent's Guide to Private Education in St. Louis

When it comes to deciding on a school for your child, one could take an entire course on the subject. There’s a vast array of factors to consider: your family’s financial picture and traditions, yo... more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:08 PM Education Guide

Illustration by Lisa Adams

The School Tutors of Today

School just isn't enough. more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:07 PM

What's New and Notable at 20 St. Louis Private Schools

1. Bishop DuBourg During the next school year, the school will introduce its Academy of Advanced Studies, in which outstanding students must complete at least 16 hours of honors or advanced col... more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:07 PM

Illustration by David Homer

The Evolution of the Digital Classroom

From screen to shining screen more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:06 PM

Illustration by Lisa Adams

New Struggles and Successes for Principals in the Past 20 Years

In 1992, just about no students had email, Columbine High School was just another school, and no one had a cellphone in class. A lot has changed in the past 20 years. We talked to three private-sch... more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:06 PM

Illustration by Lisa Adams

The Evolution of School Electives During the Past 20 Years

How electives have evolved to keep up with the times more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:04 PM

St. Louis University High School Pushes the Boundaries of Traditional Clubs

Are you a fan of Seinfeld ? Join the Seinfeld club. Do you enjoy surprising people? There’s a club for that, too. At St. Louis University High School, students can tap into their interests to fo... more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:04 PM

Illustration by David Homer

The New Laws of Social Media

Bringing social media into the classroom—without breaking the law more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:04 PM

How Technology has Transformed the Way Kids Learn

In 1992, pencils, paper, and calculators were staples of the school supplies list. Today, tablet computers, Final Cut Pro, and digital pens make up a student’s toolbox at private schools like Mary ... more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:03 PM

Illustration by Lisa Adams

Can Rewards Motivate Kids to Learn?

The positive and negative effects of extrinsic rewards more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:03 PM

Illustration by David Homer

Liberal Arts Education vs. Job Preparation for College Students

Have the liberal arts become a luxury? more »

Mar 26, 2012 5:03 PM

Photograph by Arthur Witman, courtesy of the State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center–St. Louis

1938: The World on a String

When Luck, Wis., was the yo-yo capital of the world, we led the country in the manufacture of dime-store kites. The nine buildings that made up the Crunden-Martin complex, where Top Flites were mad... more »

Mar 26, 2012 9:36 AM

Marriage (Film Portrait Collage) LXI, 2010, courtesy of John Stezaker and the Approach, London; Copyright John Stezaker

British Artist John Stezaker Brings His Solo Show to St. Louis

Stezaker's astonishing solo show makes its last stop—and its only U.S. appearance—at the Kemper Art Museum. more »

Mar 26, 2012 9:35 AM

Photograph by Chad Finley; Styling by D. Michael

The Rising Star of St. Louis-Born Dancer Tierra Brown

Growing up in St. Louis, Tierra Brown danced all the time—on dance teams, in talent shows. At the time, everyone else was trying to move like Janet Jackson. Brown found Aaliyah more inspiring and w... more »

Mar 26, 2012 9:33 AM