Class of 2018 College Acceptances Starting to Roll In

College acceptances for the 90 seniors in the Class of 2018 are starting to roll in. The roster of colleges and universities includes: Augustana College, Bradley University, Carroll University, Carthage College, Columbia College, Cornell College, DePaul University, DePauw University, Dominican University, Illinois State University, Loyola University, Marquette University, Santa Clara University, Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, Indiana), University of Illinois … Read More

Colleges, here they come!

Congratulations to the 32 Cristo Rey students who were accepted to more than 20 colleges ranging from Augustana, Cornell College and DePaul, to Loyola, Marquette and St. Mary’s in Notre Dame, Indiana through an invitation to participate for a day in the prestigious Chicago Scholar’s Onsite College Admissions Forum. The one-time event connects students to colleges and universities from across … Read More

Students head to court to celebrate Constitution Day

A group CRSM students in our Advanced Placement United States History class headed to the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan on Sept. 18, 2017 to celebrate Constitution Day with judges and legal professionals from the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Standing before a large American flag, students recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang God Bless America to honor the formation … Read More

The Pathway to Science: AbbVie scientist inspires next generation of innovators

Students in Christopher Call’s science class were ecstatic when the Cristo Rey St. Martin (CRSM) teacher announced: “We won’t be doing dissection today and, your lab practical is postponed until Monday.” Instead, Call welcomed a scientist and team from AbbVie Inc., into his mobile laboratory during one of the final school weeks in May. The team from the North Chicago-based … Read More

Words of Inspiration: Class of 2017 Graduation

During the Class of 2017 Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony, many words of inspiration helped to celebrate the accomplishments and give blessings for the future for the 93 students walking the stage/altar to receive their diplomas. Here we share the speeches from the Valedictorian, Michael Jasso, and the Salutatorian, Alondra Lopez: Michael Jasso Washington University, St. Louis, MO Engineering National … Read More