The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra’s Gift to CRSM

As the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra (NSO) celebrates its 41st season, the students, staff and families of Cristo Rey St. Martin have been granted free access to a number of their concert events. On Wednesday, Nov. 11th, the NSO broadcasted a pre-recorded performance of Mozart Violin Concerto, Number 4 featuring the amazing Robert Chen, the concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. … Read More

“Don’t forget to Dance”: An Interview with Sharon Zavala

Sharon (CRSM ’11, Allegheny College ’15, Northwestern University ’20) has a family background analogous to the majority of Americans – immigration, harsh living and working conditions, financial hardship, dreams of a better life and college for the children. It’s clear that Sharon’s successes have a theme: High grades at CRSM = lots of involvement in service projects. College scholarships and … Read More

CRSM Hosts Huge Drive-Thru Food Pantry

On October 17th, Cristo Rey St. Martin hosted Alianza Contigo, a touchless experience allowing families to drive-thru and receive food and products in a safe environment. The COVID-19 pandemic sidelined Alianza’s 2020 soccer season, and resulted in a partnership with CRSM, The Northern Illinois Food Bank, Allstate and many other corporations at which food and household items were distributed to … Read More

CRSM’s 1st Virtual Family Night

During CRSM’s first Virtual Family Night, students and their moms and dads, logged in to meet with teachers on-line. Families were also asked to watch a short movie documenting the progress of the Phase 2 Construction Project and the latest safety measures being implemented on campus. en Espanol aqui At the end of the event, Mr. Kendall and Dr. Odiotti … Read More

CWSP Training: Mock Interview Sessions

During this popular event, each volunteer is provided with a job description in order to play the role of interviewer.  The students come to the meetings prepared, having worked on: Strengths and weaknesses & preparing a resume How to do a job search online Choosing a job they wanted (for the mock interview) Practice interviews with their peers using a … Read More

Academic Success and How to Get There

“We must stay nimble and flexible. This is especially true now in regards to managing the realities of this pandemic. We need to realize that we will have to constantly adapt and change what we do this academic year to ensure that we offer the best and safest educational experience possible.”                                                                                   -Dr. Michael Odiotti On September 25th, Dr. … Read More

A Very Busy Month at Corporate Work Study

September was an incredibly busy month for the Corporate Work Study Program. On the 15th of the month, they held the Annual Partner Kick-Off Meeting, hosting 50 business partners. Ten days later on the 25th, Abbvie partnered with the CWSP to lead Techies Day.   Partner Kick-Off Meeting     President Kendall welcomed the group, thanking them for their impressive … Read More