Baird “Kids Win!” Grant Brings Student-Run Coffee Shop Within Reach

Cristo Rey St. Martin is honored to have been selected as an inaugural recipient of The Paul Purcell “Kids Win!” Annual Baird Education Grant. The grant award was established as a tribute to former Baird Chairman Paul E. Purcell who passed away in February 2020. Mr. Purcell was a true champion of Cristo Rey for nearly 25 years.  He frequently … Read More

English III Class Working with 2nd Graders Yields Unexpected Results

Elizabeth Partenach’s English 3 class partnered with Ms. Wachowiak’s 2nd graders at Park School in Round Lake with the goal of creating mentorships and learning to write with purpose.  The English 3 class wrote story books for the 2nd graders to read and review. They acted as “junior” editors for their CRSM writing mentors.  The assignment uncovered a budding children’s … Read More

Phase 2 Construction – Can a Ribbon Cutting Be Far Off?

Coinciding with the arrival of students back from spring break, our new facilities are quickly becoming available for use. The gymnasium is open. Locker room facilities are finished. The fitness area will soon be furnished with training weights and machines. Our teachers’ office spaces are ready. And the new classrooms, labs and meeting areas are nearly complete. Could a ribbon … Read More