CRSM Supporters Gather for a “Ravinia-style” Festival & Fundraiser

          If you were traveling down Belvidere Road the night of September 18th, you may have seen the brilliant lights of an outdoor big screen and stage show. You would have been looking at Cristo Rey St. Martin’s 8th Annual ELEVATE Festival and Fundraiser. This year’s celebration was an outdoor, “Ravinia-style” festival, replete with socially distanced … Read More

CRSM…by the Numbers

16 years of developing young men and women of faith, purpose and service 3,000+ student workers employed since 2004 50% of Cristo Rey St. Martin college grads return to the community and work at a business partner company 100% of the Class of 2020 accepted to a 4 year college 92% of the senior class that started as freshmen, graduated. Highest … Read More

CRSM Supporters Rally at the Virtual Founders’ Fundraiser 

On Saturday April 18th, CRSM held its first Virtual Founders’ Fundraiser.  This year’s theme, We Are More Than a Building was particularly apropos.  As President Preston Kendall put it, “The problems caused by the pandemic are wide-ranging, including the necessary step to cancel our in-person Founders’ Fundraiser – but we can be together in spirit. It turned out just that … Read More

Breaking Ground

As Day 1 of our new construction project draws near, (the 1st week of February) excitement is building as work in and around the school ramps-up.  Storage areas have been cleared and building permits are about to arrive. Our projected finish date is late March. You can share in our excitement – come and visit us; or accept this invitation … Read More

Freshmen Class Getting Ready

to “Go Corporate”   Freshmen finished their first week of training in the Corporate Work Study Program.  Another 2 week session is coming up in August to make sure they’re ready to go for our business partners!   There is no doubt that Cristo Rey St. Martin is a leader in work study training. Students work diligently on a wide … Read More

Putting Talent Out There: Students Stage First Play – With Help from Local Businesses

“What if?” That’s the question that teacher Elizabeth Partenach wants to move and inspire student actors and the audience of CRSM’s debut theatrical performance on March 18 and 19, 2016. “I want this play to open up a new world, to show the students the power of their performance,” says the Academic Assistance Program English teacher who is the architect … Read More

CRSM Celebrates Earth Day, Living Green

From “Living Green: Steps to Greening Your Life,” and the “Local Food: Food System Chain Game,” to “Environmental Justice In Waukegan Recycling Fashion,” and “Faith and Environmental Stewardship,” CRSM students, faculty and staff celebrated Earth Day April 2, 2015 with an afternoon of presentations and conversations focused on these green topics. The afternoon of events was planned and sponsored by … Read More