Creative Writing Club will meet on FRIDAY in Room 100 immediately after school. All students are welcome; no experience is required. See Coach Vogt with questions.
Attention juniors: if you are interested in applying for Peer Ministry for the 2021-2022 academic year applications are available outside the ministry office. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions
“Are you the operator of your pocket calculator? And have you been known to get down to Dimitri Vegas or Steve Aoki at homecoming? If so, you may be interested in learning about the history of EDM and so much more by signing up for MUSIC APPRECIATION. See Mr. Z with any questions.”
ATTENTION STUDENTS: The bookstore is having a sale with brand new prices! There will be a table set up outside the cafeteria during lunch hours with Brother Rice shirts, socks, flags, and masks. Cash payments only…you won’t want to miss these prices. See Mr. Zampillo in the bookstore with any questions.
Sign up for Driver’s Education in the Dean’s Office today. The class will begin Tuesday, February 9 right after school and you will attend on the days you are in school. The class will be over by Spring Break.
ATTENTION SENIORS: There are three excellent scholarship opportunities available to you:
Moraine Valley Community College is now accepting applications for the Distinguished Scholar Tuition Award. Applicants must be residents of Moraine’s District 524 who plan to enroll there in the fall of 2021. Applicants must also be in the top 10% of their graduating class. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.
The Orland Township Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who live within the boundaries of Orland Township. This scholarship can be applied to a college, university, trade or vocational school.
The Oak-Lawn-Hometown PTA Council will award two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend a community college, university or trade school. Students must rank in the upper 50% of their class at the end of their first semester of senior year and must have attended at least four school years in the District 123 school system.
Applications for these scholarships are available through Naviance or in the Counseling Office.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling is hosting 8 virtual fairs this semester. Their first virtual fair is Sunday, January 31st from 1:00 – 7:00 pm ET. Students can drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges. This is a great opportunity to start exploring college options. Please stop by the Counseling Office for registration information.
Students who plan to take the ACT or SAT test this spring have an opportunity to take a free virtual practice test for one of these exams. StudyPoint is offering the practice tests virtually and students who participate will receive a free score analysis. Multiple tests are run every week and if you are interested, please see your counselor for more information.
The Anti-Cruelty Society, in partnership with The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, is offering a program for high school students with an interest in veterinary medicine or animal science related fields. The program is from September 2021 through April 2022. Please see your counselor for more information.
The Alsip Park District is now hiring students for summer employment. The positions available are lifeguards, concessions staff, pool attendants, day camp team members or athletic site supervisor. Information can be found in the Counseling Office or on the job bulletin board outside the Dean’s Office.
Attention students! Brother Rice will be hosting a VIRTUAL IMMERSION to Lima, Peru during Catholic Schools Week (February 1st through the 5th). In exchange for your $8 dollar donation, you will be able to dress down from February 1st through February 8th. For three days, you will see a video of a Zoom call in which we will learn about the realities of poverty in Peru; and then will watch the house being built; and finally, we will meet the family for whom we build a new house as they move in. Please remember that the spirit of Edmund Rice requires us to serve the poor, just as Edmund did at Mt. Sion School in Waterford, Ireland. Your generosity will help us truly “live Jesus in our Hearts FOREVER!”
Applications are now available in the Main Office for the John Hosty Crusader Award Annual Scholarship. John was one of the founding members of the Brother Rice Dads’ Club. He believed that giving one’s time to support and serve Brother Rice was important.
The Alumni Dads’ & Dads’ Club are offering seven $500 tuition grants to students in their Junior Year who have placed an emphasis on volunteering and community service.
The deadline for submissions is February 26th. Winners will be notified by the award committee in April.
The Bass Team meeting scheduled for Tuesday January 26th has been canceled due to the forecasted weather of a possible major winter storm. Let’s plan on meeting the following Tuesday, Feb 2nd for everyone’s safety. Any questions contact Mr. Lowery 312-218-2399
Freshman football players, please check your Hudl accounts, during your lunch periods today.
Attention Football Players Varsity Retreat for Juniors/Seniors REMINDER: We are going to meet together at the Darien Center TODAY @ 5:15p.m. 7800 S Cass Av.
Attention all volleyball players: There will be an open gym for volleyball on Sunday, January 31st from 2-4 in the South Gym. All students are invited.