The Red Cloud Trips: Part 1

On Saturday, March 2nd, Red Cloud High School students left the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota for Cristo Rey St. Martin in Waukegan. Their seventeen hour trek, hampered by nasty winter weather, began a cultural exchange between the two high schools that will span eleven days and thirty-six hundred miles. This exchange program, which is in its third … Read More

“WHO SAID YOU CAN’T?” An Interview with Brigitte Calma Layug

As a Biochem Quality Technician in Abbott Lab’s Diagnostic Division, Brigitte Calma Layug (CRSM ’12, Knox College ’16) has been chasing her dreams since she arrived in the US from the Philippines. Her accomplishments are impressive – and wide ranging. From Division 3 volleyball to Biology to languages to rap music, Brigitte is still moving at a remarkable pace. We … Read More

Annual Art Show Opens

  On Saturday February 23rd, CristoArt 2019 opened. Twenty-four student artists submitted forty-three works to the juried show. Seven artists were recognized and won cash prizes. The show will remain in the front lobby until March 9th.   TwitterFacebookemailLinkedinTumblrPinterest

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

CRSM Alumni Nominated for Emmy

Three Cristo Rey St. Martin graduates were nominated for an Emmy Award by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for their work on “One Last Tour,” a lighthearted trip through the school’s former modest facilities on the south side of Waukegan. This is the 4th time a CRSM production has been nominated. Alex Hoy … Read More

From Dartmouth to public health, alumna paying it forward to the community

Since she graduated from Cristo Rey St. Martin in 2010, Paola Cazares has graduated from Dartmouth College, run the Ivy League institution’s Spanish speaking Affinity House and currently is working at a primary care clinic in Waukegan as a medical scribe and clinical information specialist. Her goal: to go to medical school and become a physician. Cazares, who grew up in … Read More