Two colleges, one summer

A Reflection on High School Summer Experiences, By America, CRSM Class of 2019 This summer I was blessed to have had the opportunity to attend Illinois Institute of Technology’s psychology summer program as well as Marquette University’s Summer Leadership Institute. Both strongly influenced me, and I couldn’t be more proud about having had attended both of these programs. Illinois Institute … Read More

Celebrating Change Maker: Senior named finalist in the Robert F. Kennedy Urban Education awards

When it comes to fighting the unthinkable injustices toward the alienated and the spurned, senior Daira has inspired CRSM students to find their voices and speak up to end violence. Those tireless efforts earned her the title of second place student finalist earlier this month in the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Urban Education Awards. In partnership with Robert F. Kennedy … Read More

Lights, Camera, Action: Chicago-area TV and newspapers feature the “CRSM story”

Chicago-area TV and newspaper crews trekked out to Waukegan from Chicago on Feb, 13 2018 to feature our unique school model and celebrate and chronicle our historic move day. From CBS-TV and WGN-TV, to the Lake County News Sun/Chicago Tribune, Chicago Catholic, and The Daily Herald, we are grateful for the coverage and hopeful our against-all-odds story will inspire others … Read More

Marching to celebrate Hispanic heritage

Viva Mexico! About 100 Cristo Rey St. Martin students, their younger siblings, parents, teachers and staff celebrated Waukegan’s cultural richness and spirit during the annual Fiestas Patrias Parade marching through the city’s downtown on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham greeted CRSM students and parade marchers moments before the parade stepped off from Robert Abbott Middle School and … Read More