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

CRSM/Red Cloud cultural exchange featured in The Chicago Tribune

In an article headlined, “Waukegan Cristo Rey students spend spring break with Native Americans,” The Chicago Tribune featured the CRSM/Red Cloud cultural exchange over Spring Break. By Emily K. Coleman The steam was everywhere, rising up from the hot stones in the center of the sweat lodge and sweeping down the curved sides of the structure. Cristo Rey St. Martin … Read More

Chicago Tribune Features CRSM Emmy

The Chicago Tribune recently featured Cristo Rey St. Martin winning an Emmy in the headline: Chicago Tribune/Lake County News Sun, Jan. 10, 2017 Documentary about Waukegan school wins Chicago Emmy Award The short documentary about Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan was awarded an Emmy last month for Outstanding Achievement for Public/Current Affairs Programming. “A Day in the … Read More

Making Headlines: What local media is saying about CRSM

The Daily Herald “Cristo Rey St. Martin to move into vacant Kmart building in Waukegan” Rgw /xg“Waukegan Catholic high school advances plan to move into old Kmart” The Chicago Tribune/Lake County News Sun “Waukegan Catholic high school advances plan to move into old Kmart” Daily North Shore “Blue Light Special for Cristo Rey Prep” TwitterFacebookemailLinkedinGoogle+TumblrPinterest

Chicago Tribune Features Unique College Mentoring Program

On Nov.4, 2015, The Chicago Tribune profiled a unique one-to-one college mentoring program CRSM is launching through a partnership with College Bound Opportunities (CBO), a not-for-profit organization serving low-income high school students to help them gain access to college and gain a degree. For nearly 10 years, College Bound Opportunities (CBO), a nonprofit organization, has been assisting low-income students on … Read More

Chicago Tribune: Cristo Rey’s Work-Study Program Lauded

On October 5, 2015, The Chicago Tribune recognized Cristo Rey St. Martin’s Corporate Work Study Program with the following article, “Waukegan’s Cristo Rey uses Lake County businesses to train high schoolers, pay for tuition.” Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan is a high school where most students attend college — and officials there say major local companies like … Read More