Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Payment is due for Driver’s Education.

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

The Geopolitics Club will meet today in the reference library from 2:50-3:50PM.

Kairos 4th day will take place after school today in the chapel. Join us as we welcome back Kairos 158.

Students: tomorrow is a shirt and tie day for our Founder’s Day assembly. All students must be in shirt and tie tomorrow.

All Wednesday intramural tennis players should bring their gear to Room 107 IMMEDIATELY after school today. Do NOT change into your tennis clothes. We will leave for Oak Lawn no later than 2:55PM. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

The Geopolitics Club will meet tomorrow in the reference library from 2:50-3:50PM.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Deans Office. If you are in an after school activity, you will not be able to participate. The class will be cancelled if there are not enough students signed up and paid.

Attention all Gamers!!! Sign-ups for the spring esports teams are now up. We are looking for Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends gamers! Sign-up sheets and information can be found on room 210’s door. Season starts January 31st, so sign-up ASAP!

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

The varsity basketball team remained undefeated in league play after a 66-43 win over Providence on Friday. Nick Niego hit seven 3s and led all scorers with 21 points. Your Crusaders take on Marist tonight at 7PM. Hope to see the Crusader Crazies in full force! Get there early and be loud!

A reminder that the 2022 Track & Field season officially begins today. Practice will be on the 2nd floor at 3PM. All athletes must have an updated physical & be registered on 8to18 to participate. If you haven’t registered, do so by 3pm! If you haven’t signed up yet, especially winter sport athletes, there is still time. The program is centered on speed training to increase your maximum velocity, strength, & explosiveness. If you would still like to tryout, see Coach Wazio in room 212.

In Bowling action this past weekend, the Crusaders came up just short of qualifying as a team for Sectional play. Congratulations to Michael Helson, Tyler Wojcik and Tom McMahon on a great season. Two Crusaders did bowl well enough to move on as individuals, Reed Norville took 10th overall and Jeremy Gasca took 6th at the Regional to qualify for Sectional play this Saturday at Orland Bowl. Congratulations and Good Luck, Crusaders!!

Intramural Tennis will meet on Wednesday and Thursday this week. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Friday, January 14th, 2022

Creative Writing Club will meet immediately after school today in Room 107. No experience is required, and refreshments will be served. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

There will be a very brief 4 minute meeting today after school in room 212 for anyone interested in being a part of this year’s Track & Field team. Students dismissed after 7th period will meet at 1:26pm and students dismissed after 8th period will meet at 2:05 pm. The season officially begins Tuesday, January 18th. Anyone that has not registered will not be allowed to participate. Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

The Mother Son dance that was scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will begin January 25th, immediately after school. Please note, you will not be able to join if you are in an after school activity.

Attention all Gamers!!! Sign-ups for the spring esports teams are now up. We are looking for Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends gamers! Sign-up sheets and information can be found on room 210’s door. If you were on the Fall Esports Team, and are playing this spring, please sign up as well.

Tickets for the BR vs Marist basketball game are available in the bookstore. Each student will receive 1 free ticket. Come out to support your Crusaders!!

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

The Mother Son dance that was scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will begin January 25th, immediately after school. Please note, you will not be able to join if you are in an after school activity.

Attention all Gamers!!! Sign-ups for the spring esports teams are now up. We are looking for Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends gamers! Sign-up sheets and information can be found outside room 210. Season Starts the week of January 31st. If you were on the Fall Esports Team, and are playing this spring, please sign up as well.

Tickets for the BR vs Marist basketball game are available in the bookstore. Each student will receive 1 free ticket. Come out to support your Crusaders!!

Reminder that the last speed training session of the year will be today at 2pm on the 2nd floor.

There will be a very brief 4 minute meeting tomorrow, Friday, January 14th after school in room 212 for anyone interested in being a part of this year’s Track & Field team. Students dismissed after 7th period will meet at 1:26pm and students dismissed after 8th period will meet at 2:05 pm. The season officially begins Tuesday, January 18th. Anyone that has not registered will not be allowed to participate. Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Geopolitics Club is cancelled for today but will start up again next Wednesday, January 19th from 2:50-3:50PM.

Attention House captains: If you did not attend this morning’s training sessions for Friday’s house meeting, please attend the one after school today in room 103. If you can’t attend, contact Ms. Pacetti ASAP.

The Mother Son dance that was scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

Seniors, how does starting your first year of college studying in Ireland, Costa Rica, or England sound? Verto Education is hosting a virtual Open House where you can learn more about their college freshman semester abroad programs. For more information, stop by the Counseling Office.

The Plumbers’ Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 130 UA will be accepting the first 2,000 applications for admission to the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program through February 25th. A fee, driver’s license, transcript, and other qualifications are required for consideration. Please stop by the Counseling Office for more information.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will begin January 25th immediately after school. Please note, you will not be able to join if you are in an after school activity.

The Brother Rice Drama Club will be rehearsing for its spring play, “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”, after school today, at 3PM in the Cafeteria. Any students interested in an acting role or crew role may attend. No experience is necessary. Please contact Mr. Rolence or Ms. Brown if you are interested but cannot attend, or if you have any other questions.

There is a job opportunity for students at Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute which is a renowned Child Development Soccer Program for children located in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. No soccer experience is required and training will be provided. If you are interested in applying, please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

The Bank of America Student Leaders program is accepting applications through January 28th. This program offers a summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank. It also includes a week-long, all expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 25-30, 2022. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

Tickets for the BR vs Marist Home basketball game on Tuesday, January 18th will be available to pick up in the bookstore starting today after 1PM. Each student will receive 1 FREE ticket.

Attention all Gamers!!! Sign-ups for the spring esports teams are now up. We are looking for Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends gamers! Sign-up sheets and information can be found on room 210’s door. If you were on the Fall Esports Team, and are playing this spring, please sign up as well.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Attention Scholastic Bowl men: we have a meet today. Please come to room 217 after school. We will plan to leave at 3:50PM.

The Brother Rice Drama Club will be rehearsing for its spring play, “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”, after school today, at 3PM in the Cafeteria. Any students interested in an acting role or crew role may attend. No experience is necessary. Please contact Mr. Rolence or Ms. Brown if you are interested but cannot attend, or if you have any other questions.

The Geopolitics Club will not meet tomorrow but will start up again on Wednesday, January 19th from 2:50-3:50PM.

A reminder that speed training will be today at 3PM. Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

Attention House captains: We will hold training sessions for Friday’s house meeting tomorrow morning at 7:45AM or after school at 2:50PM in Room 103. Please attend one of these sessions; if you cannot attend, please contact Mrs. Pacetti.

Attention all Gamers!!! Sign-ups for the spring esports teams are now up. We are looking for Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends gamers! Sign-up sheets and information can be found on Mr. Strehlau’s room 210 door. If you were on the Fall Esports Team in the fall, and are playing this spring, please sign up as well.

The Mother Son dance that was scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

There will be a meeting for a students interested in playing soccer next year on Wednesday after school in the Theology Center. See Coach Prunckle with any questions.

Seniors, how does starting your first year of college studying in Ireland, Costa Rica, or England sound? Verto Education is hosting a virtual Open House where you can learn more about their college freshman semester abroad programs. For more information, stop by the Counseling Office.

The Plumbers’ Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 130 UA will be accepting the first 2,000 applications for admission to the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program through February 25th. A fee, driver’s license, transcript, and other qualifications are required for consideration. Please stop by the Counseling Office for more information.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will begin January 22nd immediately after school. Please note, you will not be able to join if you are in an after school activity.

There is a job opportunity for students at Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute which is a renowned Child Development Soccer Program for children located in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. No soccer experience is required and training will be provided. If you are interested in applying, please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

The Bank of America Student Leaders program is accepting applications through January 28th. This program offers a summer eight-week paid internship with a non-profit organization selected by the bank. It also includes a week-long, all expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 25-30, 2022. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

Monday, January 10th, 2022

Students going on Kairos this week should report to the main office after their dismissal for their rapid Covid test. If you do not take this test, you will not be able to attend Kairos.

Congratulations to the following Brother Rice wrestlers who placed in the top 8 in this weekend’s Hinsdale Central High School Elite Tournament: Senior Alvaro Perez, Senior Tom Bennett, Freshman James Crane, and Tournament Champion- Freshman Bobby Conway. Great job Crusader matmen!

All wrestlers are reminded that practice will be at 11AM today in the wrestling room.

Congratulations to the Brother Rice wrestling team for winning 2nd place in this past weekend’s Geneva High School 18 Team Varsity Tournament. Outstanding performances were made by: Bobby Conway, Alvaro Perez, Gabino Perez, Tommy Bennett, James Hogan, and Pat Galeher. Great job Crusader matmen!

Attention Scholastic Bowl men. We have a meet tomorrow. Please come to room 217 after school on Tuesday. We will plan to leave at 3:50PM.

Waterford house leaders, please check your Schoology group information.

The Mother Son dance that was scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

The Alumni Dads are offering two $500 Brother Toole Awards to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish. Stop by the main office to pick up your application. Applications are due by January 31st and the winners will be notified in February.

There will be a meeting for students interested in playing soccer next year on Wednesday after school in the Theology Center. See Coach Prunckle with any questions.

A reminder that open speed training will be on Tuesday & Thursday this week after school. Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

In bowling action this past weekend, both the Varsity and JV squads participated in the CCL Championships. The JV team finished in 6th place overall and were led by Kris Love who finished in 20th place and Ray Barkmeier who finished in 27th Place. Danny Veal also had a big day with a high game of 166!

The Varsity bowling team won the consolation championship with a strong finish over a tough Fenwick team. The Varsity was led by Jeremy Gasca with a 16th place finish and Reed Norville with a 25th place finish. The Varsity will continue on to Regional Play this Saturday at SkyWay Bowl. Come out and support your Crusader keglers.

There will be practice for all bowlers tomorrow at Arena at 3PM. Any questions, see Coach Dwyer.