Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements2019-02-15T10:57:30+00:00

Friday, February 15, 2019

General Information

Here are today’s Battle of the Burgers totals: Advocacy Club’s Burger without Boundaries – 38, Edmund Rice Camp’s Mercy Burger – 87. Stop by Meatheads on 110th and Cicero this weekend to purchase your favorite burger.

Did you order your Crusader St. Patrick’s Day shirt yet?  The last day to buy shirts is approaching soon, so get your order in this weekend.  See the Brother Rice website, Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram for more information.

Attention students:  Ms. Pacetti is selling “Fergie’s Fight” tee shirts in support of fellow Crusader Pat Ferguson.  Shirts are $20 each and are available in the Student Activities office.

Reminder to all returning students for the 2019-2020 school year:  Schedule cards are due next Friday.  Make sure you turn in your card and get the classes you want.

Attention freshmen:  Forms for summer gym classes are available in the main office.  Please stop by and pick one up if you are interested.

Applications for Kairos 149 are now available outside the ministry office. Kairos 149 takes place March 19-22.

Peer Ministry applications are due Wednesday, February 20. Please bring them to Mr. Augustyn.

Edmund Rice Camp will have a meeting on Sunday, February 17, at noon. Come to the main office doors. Remember, counselors who recruit two new men will win a prize. Let Mr. Augustyn, Mrs. England, or Tom Durkin know if you cannot attend.  New members are welcome to join us. See you there!

Scholastic Bowl practice will take place on Wednesday, February 20, after school. This is in preparation of the meet scheduled at Marist on March 4. If you plan to attend then let’s practice in Room 206 after school.

Short paintball meeting on Wednesday Feb 20th after school in Room 206.

CRUSADERS! Brother Rice has now joined with Mother McAuley for the 19th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics. If you are interested in taking the plunge, go to BrotherRice.org for more information and be sure to follow BR on social media for updates! All participants must be registered by the end of the school day TODAY, February 15! See Ms. McCormick or Mr. Prunckle with any questions.  Also, all students registered for the Polar Plunge by 4 p.m. today will be entered in a raffle to win a Brother Rice swag bag!


Yesterday, the track & field team competed in the Thornton Invite.  The varsity team placed 2nd (116-110), while the frosh/soph team also placed 2nd (102-101). For the third straight meet, Dan Spellman was the varsity 1600m champion. His time of 4:39, currently ranks him #18 in the state. Frosh/soph event champions include Dwayne Moorehead in the 60m, Dan Zapata in the high hurdles, Mikey Corcoran in the 600, and Matt Quattrocchi in the 1600.  Second place varsity finishes were Justin Palmer in the high hurdles, Chase Hall in the 300, Ronan Dolan in the triple jump and the 4×400 team of Corcoran, Harrison Morg, Spellman and Jimmy Maguire.  Second place finished at the frosh/soph level were Kyle Clayton in both the 60 and 300, Adrian Campos in the triple jump, Louie Conn in the shot put, and Kevin Lynch in the 800.  The team’s next meet will be Sunday, February 24, at Lewis University.

Good luck to our Crusader swimming & diving team as they travel to Lockport HS to compete in the IHSA Sectional meet on Saturday.

Water polo open pool begins Tuesday, February 19, at 3 p.m. All students interested in polo are encouraged to attend. Bring your swim gear.

The bass team will meet on Tuesday February 19, at 6 p.m. in Room 102. Be sure to bring a rod and reel we will be having a skills competition.

Attention freshman interested in trying out for baseball: Tryouts are approaching on February 25-27. If you are interested in trying out but missed the meeting please see Coaches O’Connell, Elget or Peters to register

Sailing Club: It’s that time to gather some new sailors from Brother Rice! There will be a meeting on February 20, in Room 101 at Mother McAuley at 3 p.m.