Kendall and Odiotti Invited to Speak about Successes

On October 30th, AdvancEd, the organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States (including Cristo Rey St. Martin) held its two-day Midwest Regional Conference in Chicago. During the Conference Liz Livingston Howard, Clinical Professor of Management at the Northwestern Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management hosted a seminar and discussion regarding her recently authored case study. The seventeen … Read More

Striving to be Accountable: Alum returns to CRSM to help students and their families

Seven years ago, Edwin Medina took his dream to become an accountant and headed to college, determined to one day return to Cristo Rey and help students and families struggling with financial challenges. At 23, the Class of 2011 graduate is back! Armed with a degree in accounting and business administration from Robert Morris University, Medina has traded the classroom … 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

CRSM Named One of America’s Most Challenging High Schools, Washington Post

For the fifth consecutive year, CRSM was named one of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools,” by the Washington Post, a recognition achieved by only nine percent of high schools nationwide. “This is a celebration and triumph for our entire school community,” Principal Mike Odiotti told students gathered at a recent assembly. Each year, the Post uses a formula that focuses … Read More

Good Reads: CRSM Launches Book Club

In an effort to promote reading for pleasure, as a way to unwind and have thought-provoking conversations with friends and classmates, Principal Mike Odiotti launched a book club, “Book Talk.” Each week at assembly, a student, teacher or staff member shares a book that has made an impact on them and shares with those gathered the recommendation. The hope is … Read More

Class of 2015 Sets New Benchmarks

Bound for great places and great things, CRSM faculty, staff, parents, friends and the entire student body celebrated the successes of the Class of 2015 at a Senior Sendoff Celebration held June 5, 2015 on the day before the graduation ceremony and baccalaureate Mass. “We’re very proud to recognize the Class of 2015 who has set some new benchmarks in … Read More

Class of 2015 Graduation: “Great things are happening in Waukegan,” Cristo Rey Founder

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep is sending 100 percent of its graduating class to college. On Saturday, June 6, 71 members of the Class of 2015 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 ranging from John Hopkins, Loyola, Marquette, … Read More