Professional Development Day: Redefined

Where else do business executives and high school educators meet to discuss ideas that will improve students’ chances for success?  On Tuesday, January 29th, the Corporate Work Study Program organized Cristo Rey teachers and staff for a joint Professional Development Day with business partner supervisors. The agenda: explore ways to structure and support CRSM students so that they can demonstrate … 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

The Snowy and Cold Junior Class Retreat

Early in February the junior class (one-hundred in all) headed out for Camp Duncan in Ingleside, Illinois to gather for the 2019 Junior Class Retreat. You may remember the weather on February 1st – nine inches of snow and sub-zero temperatures! Though the weather did shorten the retreat, there was no lack of enthusiasm among the participants about the value … Read More

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On Tuesday January 22nd Cristo Rey St. Martin students experienced a prayer service quite different from what they have come to expect in typical Catholic religious services. In celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., Cristo Rey St. Martin invited the First Baptist Church of North Chicago to lead a worship service in the tradition of the A.M.E. … Read More

Internships Equal Bright Futures for Chicago Students

Recently, CVS Health published an article on their corporate Intranet about their partnership with the Cristo Rey St. Martin Corporate Work Study Program; it is re-printed here with permission.  Thank you CVS for the kind words and continued support for our students through this program. Internships Equal Bright Futures for Chicago Students by Holly Steel, Corporate Communications, CVS Health Rebecca … Read More

The Alumni Party 2008 – 2018

see the video: https://youtu.be/M87zQEkslBU   On Thursday evening, December 20th, over eighty CRSM Alumni from the classes of 2008 through 2018 gathered at the new Cristo Rey St. Martin campus to re-connect and celebrate. Alumni reminisced about their time at the old campus over dinner and refreshments and many took “the tour” – walking the new facility for the first … Read More