Professional Development Day: Redefined

Where else do business executives and high school educators meet to discuss ideas that will improve students’ chances for success?  On Tuesday, January 29th, the Corporate Work Study Program organized Cristo Rey teachers and staff for a joint Professional Development Day with business partner supervisors. The agenda: explore ways to structure and support CRSM students so that they can demonstrate … Read More

“Thank You” Work Study Partners

Thanking Business Partners for Helping Students Discover “What they can be.” “We’re here to celebrate the incredible experience you are giving to our students, “ Preston Kendall, president of CRSM told the crowd of about 100 North Shore business persons gathered May 15 at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe for our annual Corporate Work Study Partner Appreciation Event. “Our … Read More

April Student Life News: CRSM “lawyers” take on the Daley Center

The first inaugural Howlett Cup brought together students from Loyola Academy, Cristo Rey Pilsen, Christ the King Jesuit, and Cristo Rey St. Martin to compete as attorneys and witnesses in a mock trial tournament. It was the first mock trial experience for all schools involved. CRSM’s team was moderated by Mrs. Michelle Miller and Ms. Caitlin Murphy, who held try-outs … Read More

April Academic News: Schuler Program Update

Below is a recent update from Beth Pierson, School Director of Cristo Rey St. Martin’s Schuler Program. The Schuler Scholar Program (SSP) prepares students who are bright and motivated, but underserved, to succeed at the most competitive colleges and universities. Schuler Scholars are typically first-generation college-bound, come from under-resourced families and communities, and will need financial assistance in order to … Read More

February Campus Ministry News: Taize Prayer Service offered for Ash Wednesday

CRSM will celebrate Ash Wednesday with a Liturgy of the Word prayer service and distribution of ashes on Wednesday, March 5, 8:15-9:15am on the second floor of the main school building.  Students leaders will preside at the service, done in the contemplative style of Taize prayer.  Families and friends are invited to join with us for prayer as we begin our Lenten journey. Taize … Read More

January Academic News: Mission

At Cristo Rey St. Martin, our mission is to get students to and through college. “To college,” is our hope that each CRSM student will graduate high school and gain college acceptance,” and“through college,” and successfully persist through higher education. Most of us accept persistence (academic success and graduation) as the norm, but many young people from urban communities like Waukegan and North … Read More