Senior Send-Off and Graduation 2019: Cristo Rey continues to fulfill its promise – get students to and through college

Friday morning, May 31st. Graduation festivities at Cristo Rey St. Martin began at 8 a.m. with its raucous, annual tradition of Senior Send-Off. The whole student body gathered to say good-bye to 95 graduating seniors, which tied the record for largest class in the school’s history. Academics, Work Study and Campus Ministry celebrated its seniors’ achievements with music, awards, photo … Read More

CRSM Student Wins Evans Scholarship

I met with Dominique Mendoza (CRSM ’19) after she was notified that she had won an Evans Scholarship. The following conversation has been edited and condensed. Congratulations on your award, what an accomplishment! Thanks! I’m really getting excited. So how does a young person who’s had an interest in math and science since grammar school get interested in caddying? It’s … Read More

Students Attend Hamilton Performance

Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now. On March … Read More

Cristo Rey’s Beth Kainic Wins Award

CTCL (Colleges That Change Lives), a non-profit that supports quality post-secondary education, has named Cristo Rey St. Martin’s Beth Kainic as a recipient of The 2019 Counselors That Change Lives Award. The CTCL award recognizes the extraordinary work Ms. Beth Kainic does in her role as a college counselor who is “changing the lives of students each and every day … Read More

College Credit Courses to Begin at CSRM

The second semester curriculum at CRSM often brings new and exciting changes. The upcoming semester will see the introduction of a Dual Credit Enrollment Program in cooperation with Robert Morris University. For the first time, CRSM students will be able to simultaneously earn high school and college credit for a course offered on the Cristo Rey campus. The rigorous CRSM … Read More

Kendall and Odiotti Invited to Speak about Successes

On October 30th, AdvancEd, the organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States (including Cristo Rey St. Martin) held its two-day Midwest Regional Conference in Chicago. During the Conference Liz Livingston Howard, Clinical Professor of Management at the Northwestern Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management hosted a seminar and discussion regarding her recently authored case study. The seventeen … Read More