Cristo Rey Network Principals Travel to Waukegan for Inspiration

On Jan, 25, 2017 we welcomed principals from across the Cristo Rey Network to observe in our classrooms and learn about how we do things here. The annual Cristo Rey Network principal’s meeting took place in Chicago, but attendees made the 48 mile trek to Waukegan for the day. About 20 principals from Cristo Rey schools across the country toured CRSM … Read More

Express Yourself Cristo Rey!

CRSM students have been busy preparing for the First Annual Express Yourself Cristo Rey! Fine Arts Exhibition, Feb. 16, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Cristo Rey St. Martin. The evening also will include live stage performances of original poetry and one-act plays. This event is free and open to the public. Even though CRSM does not offer art … Read More

Class of 2017 College Acceptances Starting to Roll In

College acceptances for the 96 seniors in the Class of 2017 are starting to roll in. The roster of colleges and universities includes: Bradley University, Carroll University, Carthage College, Coe College, Dominican University, Illinois State University, Loyola University, Marquette University, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, University of Illinois at Chicago, Wheeling Jesuit University and Xavier University. The early acceptances speak … Read More

Welcome to the Class of 2020: Driving New Milestones

On Monday, August 22, 2016 Cristo Rey St. Martin welcomed 401 students – our largest enrollment in the school’s 12-year history. “There have never been more CRSM students sitting in this room,” said Preston Kendall, president. “Surrounding you are the people (faculty and staff) who have so much respect and care for you. Know that in the midst of all … Read More

High Ropes, High Hopes: Welcome to the Class of 2020

Welcome to the 108 members of Cristo Rey St. Martin Class of 2020, the largest freshman class in the school’s history. The students spent the summer honing up their academic skills in the classroom and being mentored by local business leaders on the etiquette of the corporate world. The students also participated in diagnostic testing for the Corporate Work Study … Read More

Reinventing Summer School: Expanding the Classroom Across the Globe

From an international world learning program in Thailand to exploring future careers and college life on campuses at Georgetown, Xavier, Carnegie Mellon and others, to serving meals to immigrants at the Nogales, Mexico border, and working nine-to-five on corporate campuses across Lake County, summer presents a new kind of classroom where CRSM students can develop their skills and build their futures. … Read More

CRSM Graduates Head to College

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep is sending nearly 100 percent of its graduating class to college. On Saturday, June 4, 2016, 78 members of the Class of 2016 received their diplomas at a Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony held at Most Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Waukegan. Next fall they will attend colleges across the country including Duke, Georgetown, Loyola, … Read More

CRSM Students Sweep Annual Poetry and Prose Competition

Congratulations to the 12 CRSM students who won 12 out of the 13 top awards in the Tenth Dems Community Connection’s 6th Annual Poetry and Prose Competition. More than 200 students from high schools throughout Lake County entered the competition, and on April 21, friends and family gathered at the Ramada Inn Waukegan/Gurnee to recognize and celebrate the winners. CRSM … Read More