Thursday, March 12, 2020

GENERAL

Ms. Pacetti has a few extra St. Patrick’s Day sweatshirts and 1/4 zips for sale.  Please stop in the Student Activities office between 1st and 4th period if you would like to purchase a shirt.  Sweatshirts are $20 and 1/4 zips are $25.  First-come, first-served and cash only, please.

Attention all Edmund Rice Camp counselors: Please mark your calendars. We plan to meet on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. in the chapel. See Mr. Augustyn if you cannot make it.

Southwest Ice Arena is still accepting applications for their part-time skate guard/operations position.  Applicants must have reliable transportation and need to be available some evenings and weekends.  The ability to skate is not mandatory, but a plus.  For additional information about this position, please see the job bulletin board outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office.

Mark your calendars: Only one more week until the Brother Rice Drama Club stages its original adaptation of The Twilight Zone on Thursday, March 19th; Friday, March 20th; and Saturday, March 21st.  Watch as the talented actors and actresses from the Drama Club recreate six classic vignettes from the early-1960s sci-fi television show.  Show-times are at 7:30 p.m. all three days, with a special matinee on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.  General Admission tickets are available at the door before all performances: only $5.00 for students, faculty, and senior citizens; and $10.00 for everyone else.  Your next stop: The Twilight Zone!

Spanish Club will meet TODAY immediately after 8th period in Room 207.


The French Club will meet TODAY after school. Come join us in Room 205 for some croissants and a continental breakfast.

Attention juniors with a 2.5 grade point average and above: Applications for the five John Hosty scholarship awards are available in the main office and are due by April 9. This would be a great way to help your parents pay for your tuition and to thank them for all they do for you. Stop by the main office and pickup an application today; they are located on Mrs. Plumb’s desk.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply, you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

In water polo yesterday, the JV team played to a 10-10 tie in regulation before falling in overtime. Sean Mulcrone had 4 goals, Ray Barkmeier and Jack Byrne added 2 goals, and Zach Figus and Alex Cichowicz had one goal each. The varsity was much improved with Andrew Cwik scoring 6 goals. Alex Cichowicz and Pat Ward contributed 1 goal each.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

GENERAL

Ms. Pacetti has a few extra St. Patrick’s Day sweatshirts and 1/4 zips for sale.  Please stop in the Student Activities office between 1st and 4th period if you would like to purchase a shirt.  Sweatshirts are $20 and 1/4 zips are $25.  First-come, first-served and cash only, please.

Southwest Ice Arena is still accepting applications for their part-time skate guard/operations position.  Applicants must have reliable transportation and need to be available some evenings and weekends.  The ability to skate is not mandatory, but a plus.  For additional information about this position, please see the job bulletin board outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office.

Kairos 4th day will take place after school today in the chapel. All Kaironians are welcome.

Spanish Club will meet tomorrow immediately after 8th period in Room 207.

The French Club will meet TOMORROW after school. Come join us in Room 205 for some croissants and a continental breakfast.

There will be a paintball meeting TODAY after school in Room 206.  We are having indoor paintball next Saturday, March 21.  A bus is reserved leaving from the parking lot.

Attention juniors with a 2.5 grade point average and above: Applications for the five John Hosty scholarship awards are available in the main office and are due by April 9. This would be a great way to help your parents pay for your tuition and to thank them for all they do for you. Stop by the main office and pickup an application today, they are located on Mrs. Plumb’s desk.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

Attention!  Any student that is interested in being a manager for the volleyball team, please see Coach Dwyer in Room 201.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

GENERAL

Thanks to all our faculty and staff who helped facilitate today’s Eddy Games event.

A representative from St. Ambrose University will visit TODAY during lunch periods in the cafeteria.

French Club meeting this Thursday, March 12. Come join us in Room 205 for some croissants and a continental breakfast.

There will be a paintball meeting TOMORROW after school in Room 206.  We are having indoor paintball next Saturday, March 21.  A bus is reserved leaving from the parking lot.

Attention juniors with a 2.5 grade point average and above: Applications for the 5 John Hosty scholarship awards are available in the main office and are due by April 9. This would be a great way to help your parents pay for your tuition and to thank them for all they do for you. Stop by the main office and pickup an application today; they are located on Mrs. Plumb’s desk.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The tennis mini-bus will leave for Evergreen at 2:50 TODAY. Please bring your practice gear and meet Coach Vogt outside the tennis closet immediately after school.

Attention ALL football players: Please see your assigned coach for the “The Final Four Fundraiser” tickets. Freshmen, see Coach Lyons, sophomores, see Coach Klutch and juniors, see Coach Malopsy. Selling these tickets will help pay for your summer camp fees.

Attention!  Any student that is interested in being a manager for the Volleyball team, please see Coach Dwyer in Room 201.

Monday, March 9, 2020

GENERAL

Last chance to sign up for tomorrow’s Eddy games!  Stop by the main office TODAY to fill out a contestant form.  Also, tomorrow is a House shirt day; wear your maroon house shirt, or if you purchased one, your new green House shirt.

The University of California, Riverside, Colorado Mesa University, Holy Cross College and Purdue University-Northwest will visit TODAY during lunch periods in the cafeteria. A representative from St. Ambrose University will visit tomorrow during lunch periods in the cafeteria.

Drivers Education will start TODAY in Room 201 at 2:50 p.m.

French Club meeting this Thursday March 12. Come join us in Room 205 for some croissants and a continental breakfast.

There will be a paintball meeting this Wednesday after school in Room 206.  We are having indoor paintball next Saturday, March 21.  A bus is reserved leaving from the parking lot.

Attention juniors with a 2.5 grade point average and above: Applications for the 5 John Hosty scholarship awards are available in the main office and are due by April 9. This would be a great way to help your parents pay for your tuition and to thank them for all they do for you. Stop by the main office and pick-up an application today; they are located on Mrs. Plumb’s desk.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply, you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

On Saturday, the weightmen of the field & track team took part in the King of the Ring tournament at Eisenhower.  The team placed 2nd overall.  Demarcus Caston was the individual champion at the freshmen level while Julius Lujano was the sophomore champ.  This Saturday, the varsity will travel to Argo while the frosh/soph team competes at Evanston.

Friday, March 6, 2020

GENERAL

Attention House members:  If you are fast, your house needs you!  If you have great balance, your house needs you!  If you are good at throwing frisbees, your house needs you for the first annual Eddy Games!  If you’d like to participate during next week’s House period, come to the main office and fill out a participant form.  We need over 50 student and/or teacher participants, so come out to represent your house!

The University of California, Riverside, Colorado Mesa University, Holy Cross College and Purdue University-Northwest will visit on Monday during lunch periods in the cafeteria.


ATTENTION SENIORS: If you have received a scholarship or any financial award, please submit the award letters to the Counseling Office as soon as possible.  This includes any and all awards, even those you will not be accepting.  If you have been awarded any private scholarships (not from a university), please be sure to include those as well.   Please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz if you have any questions.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The varsity basketball team will compete for a regional championship tonight at Marian Catholic at 7 p.m. Eddie Burke, Quinn Clifford, Frank Cunnea, and Matt Murphy will compete in the 3 point contest before the game.  Come out and support the Crusaders!

All members of the tennis team should report to Room 100 after school for a brief meeting. See Coach Vogt with tennis-related questions

Attention students: It’s that time of year! That’s right! Intramural Floor Hockey! If you are interested in putting a team together for this year’s season, see Mr. McAuliffe for an official roster (Room 218).

Attention ALL football players: Please see your assigned coach for the “The Final Four Fundraiser” tickets. Freshmen, see Coach Lyons; sophomores, see Coach Klutch; and juniors, see Coach Malopsy. Selling these tickets will help pay for your summer camp fees.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

GENERAL

Attention House members:  If you are fast, your house needs you!  If you have great balance, your house needs you!  If you are good at throwing frisbees, your house needs you for the first annual Eddy Games!  If you’d like to participate during next week’s House period, come to the main office and fill out a participant form.  We need over 50 student and/or teacher participants, so come out to represent your house!

Representatives from Dominican University, National Louis University-Chicago Campus and the University of Tampa will visit TODAY during lunch periods in the Cafeteria.


ATTENTION SENIORS: If you have received a scholarship or any financial award, please submit the award letters to the Counseling Office as soon as possible.  This includes any and all awards, even those you will not be accepting.  If you have been awarded any private scholarships (not from a university), please be sure to include those as well.   Please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz if you have any questions.

Summer Job Opportunities:

  • Alsip Park District is hiring students to work as summer camp counselors and lifeguards.  Lifeguard applicants must be 16 years or older and experience in lifeguarding, first aid and CPR is a plus.  Applicants can apply online or in person at the Apollo Recreation Center.
  • Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre located in Tinley Park is now recruiting for their seasonal positions.  Applicants must apply online through their website and are encouraged to apply by March 20th to be considered for the first round of hiring.
  • The Forge: Lemont Quarries (an adventure park opening this summer) is hiring adventure-seeking outdoor-lovers to join their team.  Positions are part-time and some are seasonal and others are year-round.  Applications must be completed online and additional information about this park is available on their website.

Please see the job bulletin board outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office for additional information regarding these positions.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The varsity basketball team defeated Sandburg 62-47. After being down 9 points at halftime the Crusaders locked down defensively in the second half and winning the final 2 quarters by 24. Rico Powell led the team with 16 points. Deandre Hagan has 15, Conor Glennon had 10, and Garrett Greene had 9.

The team will play for a Regional Championship this Friday at Marian Catholic. Game time will be 7 p.m.! Come out and support the Crusaders!

The tennis mini-bus will leave at 2:45 today. See our Google Classroom page with any questions.

Attention students: It’s that time of year! That’s right! Intramural Floor Hockey! If you are interested in putting a team together for this year’s season, see Mr. McAuliffe for an official roster (room 218).

Attention ALL football players: Please see your assigned coach for the “The Final Four Fundraiser” tickets. Freshman, see Coach Lyons, sophomores see Coach Klutch and juniors see Coach Malopsy. Selling these tickets will help pay for your summer camp fees.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

GENERAL

Kairos applications are due tomorrow. If you intend to go, please have the application in tomorrow. Any questions, see Mr. Augustyn.

Representatives from Dominican University, National Louis University-Chicago Campus and the University of Tampa will visit tomorrow during lunch periods in the cafeteria.


ATTENTION SENIORS: If you have received a scholarship or any financial award, please submit the award letters to the Counseling Office as soon as possible.  This includes any and all awards, even those you will not be accepting.  If you have been awarded any private scholarships (not from a university), please be sure to include those as well.   Please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz if you have any questions.

This is a reminder that applications are still available in the Counseling Office for the “Moms Helping Moms – The Legacy Continues” scholarship being offered through the Alumni Moms Club.  This scholarship is open to current or incoming Brother Rice students whose mother/female guardian is the primary financial support of the family.  Current students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and incoming freshmen students must have a C+ average. Scholarship recipients will be notified this spring and the award will be applied to next year’s tuition.

Summer Job Opportunities:

  • Alsip Park District is hiring students to work as summer camp counselors and lifeguards.  Lifeguard applicants must be 16 years or older and experience in lifeguarding, first aid and CPR is a plus.  Applicants can apply online or in person at the Apollo Recreation Center.
  • Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre located in Tinley Park is now recruiting for their seasonal positions.  Applicants must apply online through their website and are encouraged to apply by March 20 to be considered for the first round of hiring.
  • The Forge: Lemont Quarries (an adventure park opening this summer) is hiring adventure-seeking outdoor-lovers to join their team.  Positions are part-time and some are seasonal and others are year-round.  Applications must be completed online and additional information about this park is available on their website.

Please see the job bulletin board outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office for additional information regarding these positions.

Attention Students!  The Politics Club will meet today after school in Room 220.  Today’s topic is the raging contest between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden: Who will win, and can either one beat President Trump in November?  Your voice counts.  Come to today’s Politics Club meeting in Room 220 to help decide the direction our great nation ought to go.

The money for Drivers Education is due TODAY.  There are only 16 of the 21 needed for a class.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15 thru July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The varsity basketball teams begins the state playoffs tonight at 7 p.m.  They take on Sandburg at Marian Catholic.  Good luck, Crusaders!

All tennis players should check the Google Classroom page for details on today’s practice. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Any freshman planning to play sophomore football, please stop by Room 214 sometime TODAY.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

GENERAL

Kairos applications are due TODAY. If you have one please bring it to Mr. Augustyn. I will accept applications until Thursday. Any concerns or questions, see Mr. Augustyn.

Representatives from Ancilla College and Chicago State University will visit TODAY during lunch periods in the Cafeteria.

This is a reminder that applications are still available in the Counseling Office for the “Moms Helping Moms – The Legacy Continues” scholarship being offered through the Alumni Moms Club.  This scholarship is open to current or incoming Brother Rice students whose mother/female guardian is the primary financial support of the family.  Current students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and incoming freshmen students must have a C+ average. Scholarship recipients will be notified this spring and the award will be applied to next year’s tuition.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Applications for the Marquette Bank Scholarship are now available in the Counseling Office.  The criteria for the scholarship is community service, financial need and scholastic achievement.  This is a one-time scholarship which is good for any educational program after high school.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

ATTENTION SENIORS: If you have received a scholarship or any financial award, please submit the award letters to the Counseling Office as soon as possible.  This includes any and all awards, even those you will not be accepting.  If you have been awarded any private scholarships (not from a university), please be sure to include those as well.   Please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz if you have any questions.

Southwest Ice Arena has a job opportunity for a part-time skate guard/operations position.  Applicants must have reliable transportation and need to be available some evenings and weekends.  The ability to skate is not mandatory, but a plus.

Alsip Park District is also hiring students to work as summer camp counselors.  Applicants can apply online or in person at the Apollo Recreation Center.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre located in Tinley Park is now recruiting for their seasonal positions.  Applicants must apply online through their website and are encouraged to apply by March 20th to be considered for the first round of hiring.

Alsip Park District is looking for lifeguards for the summer of 2020.  Applicants must be 16 years or older and experience in life guarding, first aid and CPR is a plus.  Applications are being accepted at the Apollo Recreation Center in Alsip

For additional information regarding these positions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

Money is due for Drivers Education Wednesday.  If there are not 21 students in the class it will be cancelled.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15 thru July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

There will be a volleyball open gym at 3:00 PM TODAY.

The Bass Team will meet TONIGHT at 6:00 PM in Room 102.

Monday, March 2, 2020

GENERAL

Congratulations to the Plungers who participated in the Polar Plunge yesterday. The Brother Rice and Mother McAuley team raised over $10,000 for the Special Olympics with 60 participants. Thank you to everyone who contributed. Great job Crusaders!

Kairos applications are due TOMORROW. Turn them in to Mr. Augustyn.

A representative from National Louis University-Chicago Campus will visit today during lunch periods in the Cafeteria.  Tomorrow representatives from Ancilla College and Chicago State University will visit.

This is a reminder that applications are still available in the Counseling Office for the “Moms Helping Moms – The Legacy Continues” scholarship being offered through the Alumni Moms Club.  This scholarship is open to current or incoming Brother Rice students whose mother/female guardian is the primary financial support of the family.  Current students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and incoming freshmen students must have a C+ average. Scholarship recipients will be notified this spring and the award will be applied to next year’s tuition.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Applications for the Marquette Bank Scholarship are now available in the Counseling Office.  The criteria for the scholarship is community service, financial need and scholastic achievement.  This is a one-time scholarship which is good for any educational program after high school.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

Southwest Ice Arena has a job opportunity for a part-time skate guard/operations position.  Applicants must have reliable transportation and need to be available some evenings and weekends.  The ability to skate is not mandatory, but a plus.  For additional information about this position, please see the job bulletin board outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office.

Attention Chess Team members.  Please check Schoology for an important announcement regarding tomorrow’s Blitz Tournament.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15 thru July 23 from 8:00 A.M until 12:30 P.M. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020

SPORTS

Congratulations to the Brother Rice Swimmers that competed in the State Swim Meet.  Seth Miller, Dylan Early and Kiernan Schumacher.  Seth Miller competed on Friday evening in the preliminaries for the 100 buttterfly and 100 backstroke.  Kiernan Schumacher competed on Friday evening in the preliminaries for the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle.   Seth Miller finished in 2nd place over all in the 100 butterfly finals with a time of :48.87, and setting a new school record.  Seth also finished 8th in the 100 backstroke finals with a time of :50.59, which is also a new school record.  Dylan Early swam in the Athletes with Disabilities class and finished 1st in the 50 freestyle and 1st in the 100 freestyle to be the 2020 State Champion in both events.  Comibined Seth and Dylan earned Brother Rice a State Runner- Up trophy for the 2020 Boys Swimming State Championships.  Great Job to our outstanding athletes that competed in the State Swim Meet.

On Saturday the track & field team competed in the ICOPS Invite at Lewis University.  The team placed 12th out of 20 schools.  Top finishes came from Mikey Corcoran who finished 3rd in the 800 run and Anthony Matejko who placed 6th in the 200.  Other strong performances came from Tommy Gorman in the 400 and Marcus Kennedy in the high jump. This Saturday the weightmen will travel to Eisenhower to compete in the ‘King of the Ring’ tournament.

If you are interested in water polo, practice begins TODAY at 3:00 in the pool.  Even if you have questions, show up to the pool.

Members of the tennis team should report to Room 100 with your gear immediately after school today. It is important that you arrive as soon as you can after the 2:45 bell rings. See Coach Vogt with questions.

The Bass Team will meet tomorrow Tuesday March 3rd at 6 pm in Room 102.

Lacrosse tryouts are TODAY from 4 pm to 6 pm on the football field. Anyone that is interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend. Equipment is available for anyone interested in playing and no experience is required.

All Freshman and Sophomore students trying out for Baseball TODAY, there will be a yellow bus and a white bus that will take you to tryouts TODAY at bullpen sports facility.  Please meet at the North entrance after school.

ATTENTION!!!  Anyone interested in trying out for volleyball, there will be a meeting in Rm 201 at 3PM TODAY.  Please see Coach Dwyer with any questions.

Any bowler that did not receive his award at the banquet, please see Coach Dwyer.

Friday, February 28, 2020

GENERAL

The Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn is looking for new members for their Teen Advisory Council.  Members must be over 16 years old, a junior or senior in the upcoming 2020-2021 school year and have parental consent to be involved.  If you would like to be considered, please pick up an application packet from Ms. Pacetti in the Student Activities office.

A representative from National Louis University-Chicago Campus will visit on Monday during lunch periods in the Cafeteria.

Kairos applications are due next Tuesday. Don’t miss out on this final opportunity of the year.

Creative Writing Club will NOT meet after school TODAY. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

The final day to sign-up for the April 4th ACT is TODAY. If you register after that date, you will have to pay a late fee. Please see your counselor with any questions.

Sign up for Drivers Education before school at the Dean’s office for the March 9- April 2 class.  There has to be 21 students for there to be a class.  Forms will be due March 4. Please note:  If you will be involved in a sport or other activity after school during these dates, you will not be able to take Driver’s Ed.

The Improv Club will meet TODAY in Room 109.  Bring your skits.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole Award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24.

SPORTS

If you are interested in water polo, practices begin Monday at 3 p.m. in the pool.  Even if you have questions, show up to the pool.

Lacrosse tryouts are Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. on the football field. Anyone that is interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend. Equipment is available for anyone interested in playing.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

GENERAL

Attention juniors and seniors: Kairos applications are due in one week. Applications are available outside the ministry office.

Attention seniors:  Your panoramic pictures are in!  If you ordered a panoramic picture, you can pick it up in the Student Activities office during 2nd or 3rd periods.

Attention Chess Club and Team members.  Please check Schoology for an important announcement regarding Saturday’s Individual Tournament.

A representative from Aurora University will visit TOMORROW during lunch periods in the cafeteria.

Sign up for Drivers Education before school at the Dean’s office for the March 9- April 2 class.  There has to be 21 students for there to be a class.  Forms will be due March 4.  Please note:  If you will be involved in a sport or other activity after school during these dates, you will not be able to take Driver’s Ed.

The Brother Rice Polar Plunge team will have a brief meeting following 8th period tomorrow after school in the library Reference Room. See Coach Prunckle with any questions.

French club will be meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, in room 205 after school. We will be serving tartines and cookies. All students are welcome to attend!

The Improv club will meet on Friday in Room 109.  Bring your skits.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24.

SPORTS

Volleyball workouts are cancelled TODAY.

Intramural J-V tennis will meet after school TODAY. See Coach Vogt with questions.

If you are interested in water polo, practices begin Monday at 3 p.m. in the pool.  Even if you have questions, show up to the pool.

Lacrosse open gym is Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  in the south gym. Anyone interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

GENERAL

Attention juniors and seniors: Kairos applications are due in one week. Applications are available outside the ministry office.

Attention seniors:  Your panoramic pictures are in!  If you ordered a panoramic picture, you can pick it up in the Student Activities office during 2nd or 3rd periods.

Attention Chess Club and Team members.  Please check Schoology for an important announcement regarding Saturday’s Individual Tournament.

A representative from Aurora University will visit TOMORROW during lunch periods in the cafeteria.

Sign up for Drivers Education before school at the Dean’s office for the March 9- April 2 class.  There has to be 21 students for there to be a class.  Forms will be due March 4.  Please note:  If you will be involved in a sport or other activity after school during these dates, you will not be able to take Driver’s Ed.

The Brother Rice Polar Plunge team will have a brief meeting following 8th period tomorrow after school in the library Reference Room. See Coach Prunckle with any questions.

French club will be meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, in room 205 after school. We will be serving tartines and cookies. All students are welcome to attend!

The Improv club will meet on Friday in Room 109.  Bring your skits.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24.

SPORTS

Volleyball workouts are cancelled TODAY.

Intramural J-V tennis will meet after school TODAY. See Coach Vogt with questions.

If you are interested in water polo, practices begin Monday at 3 p.m. in the pool.  Even if you have questions, show up to the pool.

Lacrosse open gym is Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  in the south gym. Anyone interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

GENERAL

TOMORROW we will gather as a school faith community to begin the season of lent. Shirt and tie is the dress code for the day.

Attention juniors and seniors: Kairos applications are due in one week. Applications are available outside the ministry office.

A representative from the U.S. Air Force will visit TODAY during lunch periods in the cafeteria.

French Club will be meeting after school on Thursday, Feb. 27, in Room 205 after school. We will be serving tartines and cookies. All students are welcome to attend!

The Improv Club will meet on Friday in Room 109.  Bring your skits.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The sophomore team finished the season on a high note defeating St. Laurence Friday night and winning the Consolation Championship at the Fenwick Catholic Schools tournament over the weekend.  The team finished with an overall record of 20-9.  Great job, boys!

On Saturday, the swimming Crusaders traveled to Sandburg High School to compete in the IHSA Sectional Meet where they finished in 6th place. Seth Miller was the sectional champion in the 100 butterfly and the 100 backstroke and set two pool records, qualifying him for the IHSA state meet. Kiernan Schumacher also was the sectional champion in the 50 and 100 yard free that qualified him for the IHSA state meet. Way to go, Seth and Kiernan! Congratulations to Dylan Early for qualifying in the 50 and 100 yard free.  Great job to all the swimmers that competed on Saturday for turning in top times of their season: Andrew Cwik, Alex Cichowicz, Marty Gavin, Jack Byrne, Palmer Fry, Zach Figus, Savaun Jones, Gavin Ward, and Owen Greybill.

The tennis team will meet in Room 100 after school TODAY. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Volleyball open gym is canceled for TODAY.

Alright wrestling fans, this is the day the Br. Rice wrestling team has been training for all year.  Tonight at Evergreen Park High School, your Crusader mat-men will be taking on Riverside Brookfield high school for the IHSA sectional championship.  The winner will advance to the IHSA state team finals this weekend at Illinois State University. Action is set to begin at 6:00 p.m. sharp so arrive early to cheer your mat-men onto victory!

All wrestlers are reminded to meet in the chapel TODAY at 3:00 p.m.

Due to TODAY’S forecast, the bass team meeting will be cancelled until next Tuesday. Any questions – call Mr. Lowery.

Attention all freshmen and sophomores interested in trying out for baseball:  There will be a mandatory meeting TODAY, after school in the Library Reference room.  Please see Coach McBride if you are unable to attend.

Lacrosse open gym is Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the south gym. Anyone interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend.

Friday, February 21, 2020

GENERAL

Thank you to all who participated in yesterday’s blood drive.  Your donations will help save the lives of 45 people who will need blood.

Attention all Crusaders:  Sunday is the last day to order Brother Rice St. Patrick’s Day shirts.  Go to brotherrice.org and click on the shirt link on the bottom left of the page.  No late orders can be accepted, so order your shirts before Sunday.

Attention students: This coming Tuesday’s House meeting will be an ALL –SCHOOL eating contest. One student from each year in school will represent each house. If you are interested, pick up a form in the main office. If more than one person from each House wants to do this, we will pull your name out of a “hat” to determine the house representative. Come out and show your House pride, and fill your belly at the same time!

Attention juniors and seniors: Kairos applications are due in less than 2 weeks.  Don’t miss out. This is the last Kairos of the year.

If there are any seniors who may be attending Saint Xavier University in the fall, there may be a scholarship available. The soccer and football programs are looking for student managers for their 2020 seasons. If you are interested, please see Mr. Creed in the Counseling Office.

Creative Writing Club will meet after school in Room 100 today. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

Attention students: This is a last call for students interested in our mission trip to Rutledge, Tennessee, this summer. The dates are June 13-20. Anyone interested should see Mr. Parker or Mr. Creed by the end of school Thursday if you are interested. Don’t miss out on this life changing trip!

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply, you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15th thru July 23rd from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

Attention all volleyball players: after school workouts are cancelled TODAY.

The freshman basketball teams both beat St Laurence last night. They are the Catholic League champions! Congrats to all the players and managers on a great season. The B team will finish it out in a post season tournament at Loyola tonight and tomorrow.

Last night, the track & field team competed in the 40th Annual Thornton Classic.  The Crusaders placed took third place as a team.  Event champions included Chase Hall in both the long jump and the 60m dash while the frosh/soph 4×400 team of Alex Elgin, Jack Antonsen, Sean Maloney and Jack Morrison ended the meet with a victory.  Second place performances came from Mikey Corcoran in the 800m run and the varsity 4×400 team of Anthony Matejko, Corcoran, Jordan Harris, and Hall.  Third place finishes were turned in by Harris in the 800m run as well as Antonsen in the 600m.  The team’s next meet will be Saturday, Feb. 29, at Lewis University.

Any member of the freshmen basketball team that would also like to be a part of the track & field team should see Coach Wazio in Room 212.

Good luck to our swimming Crusaders as they travel to Sandburg High School to compete in the IHSA sectional meet on Saturday. Best wishes to the swimmers as they compete for a chance to advance to the IHSA state meet.

CRUSADER CRAZIES!! We need your support TONIGHT as we take on St. Laurence.  It will be Senior Night, so please get there early to honor Grant Gierhahn, Colin Campbell, Greg Foster, Conor Glennon, Deandre Hagan, Sean Joyce, Kevin Phelan, Rico Powell, and Kevin Tracy.

We are also honoring Shaun Jacob and his family before the game.  We want all the Crusader Crazies to wear green as green is the color that represents mental health awareness.  We will have free green t-shirts for the first 150 students in attendance. Please come out TONIGHT and show your support.

The bass team will meet on Tuesday Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. in Room 102.

Attention all freshmen and sophomores interested in trying out for baseball: There will be a mandatory meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, after school in the Library Reference room.  Please see Coach McBride if you are unable to attend.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

GENERAL

Attention blood drive participants:  Please remember to bring your white hall pass and your ID or driver’s license when you come to the blood drive today.

Attention students: This coming Tuesday’s House meeting will be an ALL –SCHOOL eating contest. One student from each year in school will represent each house. If you are interested, pick up a form in the main office. If more than one person from each house wants to do this, we will pull your name out of a “hat” to determine the house representative. Come out and show your House pride, and fill your belly at the same time!

The Brother Rice Polar Plunge team will meet today after 8th period in the Theology Center. The meeting should last no longer than 10 minutes. Anyone interested in joining the team is welcome to come. If you have any questions, see Coach Prunckle.

Brother Rice St. Patrick’s Day shirts are now available.  Go to the bottom of the Brother Rice homepage to find the link to purchase shirts.  The deadline to order is Sunday, Feb. 23.

Attention juniors and seniors: Kairos applications are due in less than 2 weeks.  Don’t miss out. This is the last Kairos of the year.

Any seniors who are seriously considering Saint Xavier University as a college option? The soccer program is looking for student managers for the 2020 season. Scholarships may be available. If you are interested, please see Mr. Creed in the Counseling Office

Attention students – this is a last call for students interested in our mission trip to Rutledge, Tennessee, this summer. The dates are June 13-20. Anyone interested should see Mr. Parker or Mr. Creed by the end of school Thursday if you are interested. Don’t miss out on this life changing trip!

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday starting June 15 through July 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The basketball freshman A team beat De La Salle last night. The A & B squads head to St Laurence tonight where a win gives them the Catholic League championship!

The intramural tennis bus will leave at 1:40 today. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Lacrosse open gym is TONIGHT from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the south gym. Anyone interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend.

Attention volleyball players: There will be an open gym TODAY from 4:00- 5:30 p.m.

CRUSADER CRAZIES!! We need your support this Friday as we take on St. Laurence.  It will be Senior Night, so please get there early to honor Grant Gierhahn, Colin Campbell, Greg Foster, Conor Glennon, Deandre Hagan, Sean Joyce, Kevin Phelan, Rico Powell, and Kevin Tracy.  

We are also honoring Shaun Jacob and his family before the game.  We want all the Crusader Crazies to wear green as green is the color that represents mental health awareness.  We will have free green t-shirts for the first 150 students in attendance.  Please come out and show your support! 

Attention All freshmen and sophomores interested in trying out for baseball: There will be a mandatory meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, after school in the Library Reference room.  Please see Coach McBride if you are unable to attend.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

GENERAL

Brother Rice St. Patrick’s Day shirts are now available.  Go to the bottom of the Brother Rice homepage to find the link to purchase shirts.  The deadline to order is Sunday, February 23.

Kairos 4th day will meet after 8th period in the chapel. All Kaironians are welcome.

Attention juniors and seniors: Kairos applications are due in less than 2 weeks.  Don’t miss out. This is the last Kairos of the year.

Attention students – this is a last call for students interested in our mission trip to Rutledge, Tennessee, this summer. The dates are June 13-20. Anyone interested should see Mr. Parker or Mr. Creed by the end of school Thursday if you are interested. Don’t miss out on this life-changing trip!

ATTENTION SENIORS:  The Counseling Office has three scholarship opportunities for seniors who live in Orland Park.  Please log into your Naviance account or stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Attention all juniors in the Wednesday Academic Advantage ACT Prep Class: We will have a practice test TONIGHT, and we will start at 5:15 p.m. Again, we are starting ACT prep class at 5:15 TONIGHT.

Summer gym forms are now available in the main office for students who will be sophomores next year. Classes will be held Monday thru Thursday starting June 15th thru July 23rd from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $450.00 and the deadline to return your form and payment to the main office is April 24, 2020.

SPORTS

The intramural tennis bus will leave at 3:40 TODAY. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Lacrosse open gym is TOMORROW from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the south gym. Anyone interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend.

Attention volleyball players: There will be an open gym TOMORROW from 4:00- 5:30 P.M

Attention all freshmen and sophomores interested in trying out for baseball:  There will be a mandatory meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, after school in the Library Reference room.  Please see Coach McBride if you are unable to attend.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Crusaders:  Did you sign up for the Thursday’s blood drive yet?  The Chicagoland area is very low on blood supplies at this time of year.  Your donation could save a life; please see Ms. Pacetti to sign up.

Attention juniors who signed up for English 4 Journalism:  You must complete the application process to be eligible to be a member of this class next year.  Please pick up a pink information form outside the Student Activities office in the library and complete the online form as soon as possible.

Brother Rice St. Patrick’s Day shirts are now available.  Go to the bottom of the Brother Rice homepage to find the link to purchase shirts.  The deadline to order is Sunday, Feb. 23.

A representative from Saint Xavier University will visit tomorrow during lunch periods in the cafeteria.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  The Counseling Office has three scholarship opportunities for seniors who live in Orland Park.  Please log into your Naviance account or stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

The alumni dads are offering the Brother Toole award. It is a $500 grant to two students who exhibit volunteerism in the school and community.  To apply you need to pick up a form in the main office and write an essay.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Plumb in the main office and need to be returned by March 15.

Sophomores:  You may stop in the main office to pick up your certificates for completing the Stop the Bleed Class during your lunch periods only through this week. Any certificates not picked up by Friday will be discarded.

Attention all juniors in the Wednesday Academic Advantage ACT Prep Class: We will have a practice test this coming Wednesday, and we will start at 5:15 p.m. Again, we are starting ACT Prep Class at 5:15 p.m. this Wednesday night.

SPORTS

Lacrosse open gym is Thursday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the south gym. Anyone interested in playing lacrosse is invited to attend.

Attention volleyball players: There will be an open gym on Thursday from 4:00- 5:30 p.m.