Points of Pride: Students achieving 4.0 GPA or higher reaches all-time high

Cristo Rey St. Martin has achieved many “all-time best results,” in many academic categories, during recent years. Now, as the third quarter results are reported, consider these significant accomplishments: • 66 students eared a 4.0 GPA or higher in the third quarter • 80 percent of students received a 3.0 at third quarter (a key marker of college readiness based … Read More

You’ve Got Mail: College acceptances rolling in for the 90 seniors in the Class of 2018

As we draw closer to spring, colleges across the country are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of college applications to the class of 2022 – and our students are rushing to their mailboxes during this nail-biting time to open mail that hopefully will be acceptance decisions. The good news is that many standout college acceptances are filling … 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

Engineering Change: Class of 2011 grad and his siblings lift their dreams for the future

The road to success has been littered with challenges and personal loss for Jesus Gutierrez. But today the Cristo Rey St. Martin Class of 2011 graduate has launched his career in mechanical engineering and is championing his two brothers, who are following in his footsteps at Marquette University, and his younger sister, a freshman at CRSM. Having a choice in … Read More

Jim Dippold, campus minister selected for Archdiocese of Chicago Heart of School Award

As the director of Campus Ministry at Cristo Rey St. Martin in Waukegan, Jim Dippold is all about assisting all students, faculty and staff with fostering their spiritual growth and involvement in community service programs. It was no surprise recently when this bridge builder and unsung hero was one of 18 teachers, administrators and staff members from across the 217 … Read More

Student appreciation day: CRSM Work-study partners thank students for making a difference

On a recent Friday, four groups of CRSM students took to the podium at Discover Financial Services in Riverwoods to deliver presentations culminating seven months of project research. The room was packed with about 200 Discover employees and guests from neighboring companies, there to show their support not only for the students, but the “win-win” the Corporate Work Study Program … Read More

CRSM Graduates Head to College

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep is sending nearly 100 percent of its graduating class to college. On Saturday, June 4, 2016, 78 members of the Class of 2016 received their diplomas at a Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony held at Most Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Waukegan. Next fall they will attend colleges across the country including Duke, Georgetown, Loyola, … Read More