Students Debut Their Art Smarts

Celebrating the artistic talent of CRSM students, we transformed our “cafegymatorium” into an art gallery on a recent February Thursday night as students and their families, friends, teachers, staff and guests spent the evening in awe of such astonishing talent. “It was very empowering to see the pride students and their parents had for their art work and for each other’s art,” … Read More

Senior Student Shares his Gratitude for CRSM

Speech at Elevate 2016 fundraiser by Brian D., CRSM senior: Good Evening Everyone, I am very excited to be here with you all and tell you about the greatness of Cristo Rey St. Martin. My name is Brian. I am 17-years-old and I am a current Senior in Cristo Rey St. Martin. I would love to start off by saying … Read More

Express Yourself: Art as catalyst for creativity, educational engagement

On several recent Saturdays mornings, CRSM students have left behind their familiar classrooms and gathered in the parking lot, to hop on a bus and head to Ceramics for You art studio in Gurnee. There, they express themselves painting on canvas. sculpting with clay and fusing glass into colorful creations. For many CRSM students, this is a new experience, painting … Read More

School year off to great start: Parades, Mass and serving the community

From the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to sharing CRSM pride marching in Waukegan’s annual “Fiestas Patrias” parade, to students already tripling their volunteer service at local food banks and community organizations, the 2015-2016 school year is off to a great start. Highlights include: Worshiping together “Give each other a break and be kind and compassionate towards one another,” … Read More

Building Bridges: Students Travel to D.C. to Inspire Justice and Solidarity

When Jon Taus was in high school in Ohio, he made a trek to Washington D.C. with a busload of classmates. It was a journey that completely changed the course of his life. Recently, the CRSM English and history teacher made a similar pilgrimage. He traveled together with six students and members from all four Chicago Jesuit high schools to … Read More

School Year Kicks off With Great Things

From the Mass of the Holy Spirit and the Waukegan parade of “fiestas patrias” to 50 students volunteering more than 100 hours of service during the first month of school, the wide range of on-site and off-site activities is back in full swing! Mass of the Holy Spirit We celebrated the Mass of the Holy Spirit to kick off the … Read More

Alumni Driven By Ambition

When Carly and Baltazar graduated from Cristo Rey St. Martin in 2011, they crossed the threshold of Loyola University as 10 members of an elite group of Cristo Rey graduates from across the country named as Cristo Rey Scholars and awarded the prestigious four-year full-tuition, full-housing scholarship to the Chicago university’s Roger’s Park campus. On May 7, 2015, the Waukegan … Read More

CRSM Alumna Named Watson Fellow

The prestigious Watson Fellowship provides funding to travel the world in pursuit of a dream project to 47 graduating college students annually. This year, the Fellow winners include Mayra Tenorio, a graduate of Cristo Rey’s Class of 2011 and a senior at Swathmore College. Tenorio’s successful proposal, “Daughter of Women: Chronicling Our Survival,” will take her across the world to … Read More

We Have A Championship High School Soccer Team

Congratulations to our boys’ soccer team for winning the IHSA Class 1A regional title. This article, “Prep Sports in Waukegan: Not all has been lost,” was posted in and written by reporter, Jeff Bonato. The soccer season ended in the saddest possible way for Waukegan High School, as the teachers strike in the district forced the team to forfeit … Read More