Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Representatives from Calumet College of Saint Joseph and Western Michigan University will visit today during lunch periods outside the cafeteria.

The freshman football team will travel to rival St. Rita, tonight at 6:30pm. Come on out for some Thursday night football.

Brother Rice Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 9th. See Mrs Marley in the Dean’s office for an application. T-shirts are on sale at https://brhomecoming2021.itemorder.com/sale.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will be October 5th-November 12th. Please note if you are in an after school activity you will not be able to join.

ATTENTION SENIORS: The Golden Apple Scholars Program is accepting applications for students who are interested in pursuing a career in education in the state of Illinois. Golden Apple Scholars can receive up to $23,000 in total financial assistance for college. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information about this opportunity.

Attention all caddies: The Brother Rice High School Foundation Golf Outing is taking place Monday, October 4th and 30 caddies are needed. Lunch and transportation to Ruth Lake Country Club will be provided and caddies will be paid. Caddies will leave school around 11am. If interested contact Mr. O’Connell or stop by the Main Office

The BROTHER RICE/MOTHER MCAULEY COLLEGE FAIR will be held on Wednesday, September 29th from 6:30-8:30pm. We are expecting representatives from over 150 colleges and universities to attend. A list of schools is available on the Brother Rice College Counseling Twitter page, @CrusaderCollege, or at brotherrice.org/counseling. A list of all participating schools will be sent to your Brother Rice email address early next week.

Mother McAuley is hosting a student-athlete presentation starting at 6:00pm in their Media Center before the college fair. This presentation will include NCAA rules, regulations, and the recruiting process. If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

Attention Students: There will be a Fishing Club meeting on Tuesday, September 28th in room 218 after 8th period. All interested students are welcome.

Attention Students: There will be a Diversity Club Meeting on Wednesday, September 29th after 8th period in room 218. All current members and any interested newcomers are welcome.

Ello Govnas… if you are interested in joining the ultimate frisbee team this year, please fill out the QR code found throughout the halls. We will try to be accommodating to all schedules. See Mr. Z for more info!

 

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

The Geopolitical Club will meet today in Rm. 215 from 2:15-3:30pm – any questions see Mr. Deegan.

Attention Students! The Politics Club will meet today immediately after school in room 220 to discuss today’s hottest issues. Come let your voice be heard, and learn how others are thinking! Come meet us today after school in room 220.

Intramural tennis will take place on INDOOR courts today. All players should report to Coach Vogt’s classroom after school.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will be October 5th-November 12th. Please note if you are in an after-school activity you will not be able to join.

Brother Rice Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 9th. See Mrs. Marley in the Dean’s office for an application. T-shirts are on sale at https://brhomecoming2021.itemorder.com/sale.

Representatives from Calumet College of Saint Joseph and Western Michigan University will visit tomorrow during lunch periods.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

ATTENTION SENIORS: The Golden Apple Scholars Program is accepting applications for students who are interested in pursuing a career in education in the state of Illinois. Golden Apple Scholars can receive up to $23,000 in total financial assistance for college. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information about this opportunity.

ATTENTION ALL CADDIES: The Brother Rice High School Foundation Golf Outing is taking place Monday, October 4th and 30 caddies are needed. Lunch and transportation to Ruth Lake Country Club will be provided and caddies will be paid. Caddies will leave school around 11am. If interested, contact Mr. O’Connell or stop by the Main Office.

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Student volunteers are needed to assist with unloading flowers from trucks for the Mothers Club Mum Sale. Volunteers are needed today from 2:10-3:10pm. See the flyers with the QR code to sign up or meet in front of the school at 2:10pm.

A representative from Trinity Christian College will visit today during lunch periods outside the Cafeteria.

Missed the first drama club meeting of the year? Don’t worry! TODAY, Tuesday September 21st, the drama club will meet after school in room 204 to continue brainstorming ideas for this year’s play. Bring a friend and bring your ideas! See Mr. Rolence or Ms. Brown with any questions.

Any Juniors and Seniors who are interested in paintball club, please attend the short meeting today after school until 2:30pm in Mr. Maple’s room, room 102. We will be discussing our first outing for the year. Any freshmen, or sophomores, who missed yesterday’s meeting, but are still interested, please attend the meeting today or see Mr. Maple in room 102.

The Geopolitical Club will meet tomorrow in Rm. 215 from 2:15-3:30pm. Any questions, see Mr. Deegan.

Brother Rice Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 9th. See Mrs. Marley in the Dean’s office for an application. T-shirts are on sale at https://brhomecoming2021.itemorder.com/sale.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will be October 5th -November 12th. Please note if you are in an after-school activity you will not be able to join.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

During lunches on October 1st there will be an opportunity to see and purchase Brother Rice letterman jackets. Stop by and check them out!

The freshman football team will travel to rival St. Rita on Thursday at 6:30pm. Come on out for some Thursday night football.

 

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Brother Rice Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 9th. See Mrs. Marley in the Dean’s office for an application. T-shirts are on sale at https://brhomecoming2021.itemorder.com/sale.

Student volunteers are needed to assist with unloading flowers from trucks for the Mothers Club Mum Sale. Volunteers are needed tomorrow, Sept. 21st from 2:10-3:10pm. See the flyers with the QR to sign up.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class will be October 5th- November 12th. Please note if you are in an after-school activity you will not be able to join.

A representative from the Illinois National Guard will visit today outside the Cafeteria during lunch periods. Tomorrow, a representative from Trinity Christian College will visit.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

On Saturday, the cross country team travelled to historic Detweiller Park in Peoria to take part in the Richard Spring Invitational. The top finisher for the Crusaders in the varsity race was Charlie Walsh who placed 193rd out of 457 competitors. The Frosh/Soph team placed 21st out of 49 teams. Charley Duggan closed strong to cross the line in 22nd out of 362 runners. On the day, of the fourteen athletes that raced, twelve ran personal bests. This Friday, the team will host the ‘Rice Twilight.’ The Frosh/Soph race will be at 5:10pm and the varsity gun will go off at 6:30pm. Come out and cheer on the ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders in their lone home meet of the season.

Spanish club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 21st immediately after 8th period in room 207.

Art club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 23rd immediately after 8th period in room 207.

The Varsity Football Team played in an “instant classic’ on Friday night vs #1 Loyola Ramblers. Our #3 Crusaders fell short by the score of 46-43. The offense had a total of 544 yards of total offense. 251 yards rushing & 293 yards passing. The offensive line did a great job protecting Jack Lausch. It was led by Jackson Judeh, Patrick Galeher, Carter McAlilly, Zach Bowden, Jack O’Connell, & Henry Boyer. The rushing attack was led by Jack Lausch with 160 yards and 3- TD’s & Aaron Vaughn who had 15 carries for 83 yards. The WR core had a big night with 8 different WR’s catched balls. Da’Kobie Wordlaw, Aaron Vaughn, Danny White, Khary Shaw, Ricky Taylor, and 3 big TD’s catches led Henry Boyer, Marty O’Keeffe, & Owen Lyons. The Crusaders will go on the road this Friday night to 35th & State Street to battle the De La Salle Meteors. Kickoff starts at 7:30pm.

The freshman football team lost a hard fought game to undefeated Loyola, 18 to 7 on Saturday morning. The offense had two drives to score inside the three yard line but could not capitalize. The freshman travel to rival St. Rita, Thursday night, at 6:30pm, for their first road game of the year. Freshman players should report to the library after 8th period today.

Missed the first drama club meeting of the year? Don’t worry! Tomorrow, Tuesday Sept. 21st, the drama club will meet again after school in room 204 to continue brainstorming ideas for this year’s play. Bring a friend and bring your ideas! See Mr. Rolence or Ms. Brown with any questions.

Attention Students: There will be a brief Diversity Club meeting Wednesday, Sept. 22nd after 8th period in room 218. All previous members and any interested students are welcome. See Mr. McAuliffe with any questions.

 

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Attention students: Today marks the 234th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. Many of the Framers of the Constitution, who themselves signed the Declaration of Independence, pledging their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor, spent a long summer debating and building an amazing document that is still vital and important to all people after all of this time. Happy Constitution Day, Brother Rice!

Answer this question: Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance are the five stages in a popular model of what psychological process? If you answered GRIEF or GRIEVING, you might enjoy scholastic bowl. Even if you didn’t know the answer to that one, you might still have fun. Join us! Scholastic Bowl will practice after school in room 217. All are welcome. See Mrs. England or Mrs. Pansino with questions.

The parking department at Soldier Field is seeking students to work part-time for events. Students will be responsible for directing cars and patrons as they arrive to and exit the event. The hourly wage is $20.00 per hour. For additional information about this opportunity, please stop by the Counseling Office.

A representative from the Illinois National Guard will visit Monday during lunch periods outside of the Cafeteria.

Missed the first drama club meeting of the year? Don’t worry! This coming Tuesday, September 21st, the drama club will meet again after school in room 204 to continue brainstorming ideas for this year’s play. Bring a friend and bring your ideas! See Mr. Rolance or Ms. Brown with any questions.

Paintball club will meet next week in Mr. Maple’s room, room 102, after school until 2:30pm to discuss our first outing of the year. Any freshmen or sophomores who are interested please attend the meeting after school on Monday, September 20th. Any Juniors or Seniors interested please attend the meeting on Tuesday, September 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Maple in room 102.

Wanna play chess? The Chess Club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays after 8th period in the library reference room. Drop by any time or attend regularly. Players of all ability levels are welcome.

The Chess Team is looking to fill some openings this year. Team practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays after 8th in the library reference room at the same time as the Chess Club. Conference competition begins in October and fall athletes can be worked into the chess team line-up when their season ends. Please see Dr. Luxem in room 203 for information on the Chess Club or the Chess Team.

Brother Rice will host a Mardi Gras Homecoming Dance Saturday, October 9th. Pick up a dance contract from Mrs. Marley in the attendance office, or print online. T-shirts and a crewneck will be available online https://brhomecoming2021.itemorder.com/sale.

If you ordered Crusader Crazy gear please pick up your order in the bookstore this week.

First Responder and Comcast Game of the week T shirts are available for $15 in the bookstore and at today’s football game. Proceeds from both will go to the First Responders Fund.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

 

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

Attention students and faculty: We will hold our first House meeting of the year TOMORROW. Please check the large rosters located in the hallways to find your mentor group room. After 1st period, please put your books in your locker, then go to your assigned mentor group room.

A representative from Illinois Wesleyan University will visit TODAY during lunch periods outside the Cafeteria.

Brother Rice will host Mardi Gras Homecoming Dance Saturday, October 9th. Pick up a dance contract from Mrs. Marley in the attendance office, or print online. T-shirts and a crewneck will be available online at https://brhomecoming2021.itemorder.com/sale.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th-November 12th. Please note: if you’re in an after school activity you will not be able to join.

Attention Students: If you had your ID pictures taken at the end of August, your IDs are in. Please pick up your ID in the main office.

Paintball club will meet next week in Mr. Maple’s room, room 102, after school until 2:30pm to discuss our first outing of the year. Any freshmen or sophomores who are interested please attend the meeting after school on Monday, September 20th. Any Juniors or Seniors interested please attend the meeting on Tuesday, September 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Maple in room 102.

If you ordered Crusader Crazy wear please pick up your order in the bookstore this week.

First responder T-shirts are now available in the bookstore for $15. They will also be available at the game on Friday.

We will also be selling Comcast “Game of the Week” shirts for $15 on Friday in the bookstore and at the game. All proceeds will go the First Responders Fund.

Missed the first drama club meeting of the year? Don’t worry! This coming Tuesday, September 21st, the drama club will meet again after school in room 204 to continue brainstorming ideas for this year’s play. Bring a friend and bring your ideas! See Mr. Rolence or Ms. Brown with any questions.

Wanna play chess? The Chess Club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays after 8th period in the library reference room. Drop by any time or attend regularly. Players of all ability levels are welcome.

The parking department at Soldier Field is seeking students to work part-time for events. Students will be responsible for directing cars and patrons as they arrive to and exit the event. The hourly wage is $20.00 per hour. For additional information about this opportunity, please stop by the Counseling Office.

 

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th-November 12th. Please note: if you’re in an after school activity you will not be able to join.

Intramural tennis is CANCELLED today. Intramurals will resume next week. See Coach Vogt in Room 107 with questions.

Attention Students: If you had your ID pictures taken at the end of August, your IDs are in. Please pick up your ID in the main office.

Attention students and faculty: We will hold our first House meeting of the year on Friday. Please check the large rosters located in the hallways to find your mentor group room. After 1st period, please put your books in your locker, then go to your assigned mentor group room.

The Advocacy Club will meet immediately after school today in room 220. If you are interested in helping create real change by researching and fighting the causes of injustice in the world, please come join us. We will discuss our new partnership with a school in South Africa, as well as our upcoming immersion trips. Come join us in room 220 immediately after school today.

Paintball club will meet next week in Mr. Maple’s room, room 102, after school until 2:30pm to discuss our first outing of the year. Any freshmen or sophomores who are interested please attend the meeting after school on Monday, September 20th. Any Juniors or Seniors interested please attend the meeting on Tuesday, September 21st. If you have any questions please see Mr. Maple in room 102.

Wanna play chess? The Chess Club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays after 8th period in the library reference room. Drop by any time or attend regularly. Players of all ability levels are welcome.

The Chess Team is looking to fill some openings this year. Team practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays after 8th period in the library reference room at the same time as the Chess Club. Conference competition begins in October and fall athletes can be worked into the chess team line-up when their season ends. Please see Dr. Luxem in room 203 for information on the Chess Club or the Chess Team.

A representative from Illinois Wesleyan University will visit tomorrow during lunch periods outside the Cafeteria.

 

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications are available in the Counseling Office for the Pilchard Scholarship. Students applying for this scholarship must be legal residents of Illinois with a grade point average of “B” or above who will graduate in the spring of 2022. Applicants must attend a college or university in the state of Illinois and they must demonstrate financial need. Please see Mrs. Jantz or your counselor for an application.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th – November 12th. Please note: if you’re in an after school activity you will not be able to join.

Swimming and water polo meeting TODAY after 8th period. Anyone interested please report to the Theology Center. New players are welcomed.

The parking department at Soldier Field is seeking students to work part-time for events. Students will be responsible for directing cars and patrons as they arrive to and exit the event. The hourly wage is $20.00 per hour. For additional information about this opportunity, please stop by the Counseling Office.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

Attention Students: If you had your ID pictures taken at the end of August, your IDs are in. Please pick up your ID in the main office.

Answer this question: What psychologist used classical conditioning to make dogs salivate when they heard the ringing of a bell? If you knew Ivan Pavlov or Pavlov’s dogs, you might enjoy scholastic bowl. Even if you didn’t know the answer to that one, you might still have fun. Join us! Scholastic Bowl will practice after school in room 217. All are welcome. See Mrs. England or Mrs. Pansino with questions.

The freshman “B” football team lost a heartbreaker last evening @ Coach Mitchell field, 14-8, in double overtime, against the Lockport Porters. Jack O’Connor rushed for a touchdown, while Danny White rushed in for the two point conversion in regulation. Tater Klinger added a highlight catch in the first overtime but the Crusaders were unable to convert inside the one yard line to win the game. The defense was led by Eli Nelson and Dan Gray. KJ Morris gave multiple contributions to the team at three different positions. Great effort freshman football Crusaders!

Attention Crusaders that Caddy!! This Saturday is the annual Shaun Jacob Memorial Outing at Ridge Country Club. The event is a 1pm shotgun. We are looking for 25 caddies for the event. You must be a current caddy, it doesn’t matter which club. If you are interested please email Coach O’Connell or stop down to see him. His email is toconnell@brrice.org.

 

Monday, September 13th, 2021

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications are available in the Counseling Office for the Pilchard Scholarship. Students applying for this scholarship must be legal residents of Illinois with a grade point average of “B” or above who will graduate in the spring of 2022. Applicants must attend a college or university in the state of Illinois and they must demonstrate financial need. Please see Mrs. Jantz or your counselor for an application.

The freshman football team defeated Benet 35-12 on Saturday morning. Korey Waller rushed for two touchdowns while Nick White added another, on a great block from Danny White. Cooper McAlilly returned the opening kick of the second half for a touchdown while also rushing for a long TD run. KJ Morris had two interceptions for the defense, while strong contributions were made by Wyatt Dougherty, Jimmy Crane, Quinn Lyons, and Nick Scarriot. The freshman team will host Lockport in a “B” game tonight at 6:30pm and host undefeated Loyola, Saturday at 9am.

The Varsity Football team defeated Benet Academy 42-6 on Friday night to go 3-0 on the season. The offense had a big night featured by the offensive line that dominated the game for 48 minutes. The OL was led by Zach Bowden, Carter McAlilly, Jackson Judeh, Jack O’Connell, Pat Galeher, & Henry Boyer. The offense had 430 total offense with (5) rushing TD’s (2) by Aaron Vaughn, (1) Tommy Bennett, (1) DaKobie Wordlaw, & (1) Khary Shaw. Jack Lausch connected with Owen Lyons for 31 yard pass to conclude the 6th & final TD. The defense held Benet to 200 total yards offense and created 1 turnover. The Defense was led by Henry Ivers who had 11 tackles and 2 tackles for a loss. On specials teams Mike Fahy had a big night with a couple tackles and fumble recovery along with Jack Welniak who was perfect with all 6 extra points & 5 of 6 touchbacks on Kickoff.

WE NEED YOU NOW CRUSADER FANS for our upcoming battle this Friday night home game with a 6pm kickoff vs Loyola Ramblers who are #1 team in the State.

On Saturday, the cross country team competed in the 56th Annual Reavis Invitational. The F/S team got the Crusaders off to a great start taking the win with 38 points over second place Sandburg (75 pts) and third place Marist (119 points). Charley Duggan was the individual champion taking the lead in the last 600m. Danny Macis & JD Maloney ran great races to place 4th and 5th. Gavin O’Connor (15th) and Gavin Ryan (21st) also earned medals to round out the scoring. The top performer in the varsity race was Charlie Walsh in 17th. Connor Melean & Jack Antonsen placed 25th and 26th. Freshman Dan O’Shea ran great in his debut and was the top finisher in the open race. This Saturday, the team will travel to historic Detweiller Park in Peoria to take part in the 96-team ‘Richard Spring’ Invitational.

Sign up for Drivers Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th – November 12th. Please note if you’re in an after-school activity you will not be able to join.

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Crusaders – take Ferris Bueller’s advice and don’t MISS the first meeting of the Underground Drama Club, tomorrow, after school in room 204! Bring a friend and join the fun. Please see Mr. Rolence or Ms. Brown with any questions.

Swimming and water polo meeting Tuesday after 8th period. Anyone interested, please report to the Theology Center. New players are welcomed.

Intramural Tennis for new players will be held on Wednesday this week. All are welcome, and no experience is required. If you do not have a racquet, one will be provided for you. See Coach Vogt in Room 107 with questions.

Attention all wrestlers: open mats will be this Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after 8th period.

The parking department at Soldier Field is seeking students to work part-time for events. Students will be responsible for directing cars and patrons as they arrive to and exit the event. The hourly wage is $20.00 per hour. For additional information about this opportunity, please stop by the Counseling Office.

 

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Celebrate the start of the school year and our football home opener TONIGHT with fellow Crusaders and Mother McAuley students, at the “Best of Both Worlds” Kickoff Party. See flyers around the building to RSVP or check the Student Life Update email.

Interested in Marketing? Want to make social posts or tiktoks? Apply for the Marketing internship today. This is a paid opportunity and the deadline to apply is this Friday. Visit brotherrice.org/employment for more information and to apply. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Glennon.

Sign up for Driver’s Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th – November 12th. If you are in an after school activity you will not be able to attend.

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Freshmen will have their class retreat tomorrow, Friday September 10th. Lunch will be provided. If you have special dietary needs, please bring your own food. Freshman, you may dress down for your retreat. Shorts and gym shoes are allowed. Report to the North gym at 8am for attendance.

Spanish Club will meet today immediately after 8th period in room 207.

Juniors and seniors Kairos applications are due today. Turn them in to Mr. Augustyn ASAP.

Attention Students! The Politics Club will meet today immediately after school in room 220 to discuss today’s hottest issues. Come let your voice be heard, and learn how others are thinking! Come meet us today after school in room 220.

Tonight at 7pm, the Counseling Office will host a virtual College Financial Aid Q&A session with Mr. Frank Palmasani, a financial aid expert of almost 40 years. Additional information including the Zoom link and password was emailed earlier this week. Please stop by the Counseling Office with any questions.

Celebrate the start of the school year and our football home opener with fellow Crusaders and Mother McAuley students, this Friday at the “Best of Both Worlds” Kickoff Party. See flyers around the building to RSVP or check the Student Life Update email.

If you ordered Crusader Crazies merchandise from the online shop, please stop by the bookstore to pick up your order.

ATTENTION SENIORS: The Counseling Office will be holding a College Application Help Day tomorrow from 8am-12pm. If you have questions regarding any college applications or just need time to get them started, feel free to drop by! Please stop by the Counseling Office with any questions.

Interested in Marketing? Want to make social posts or tiktoks? Apply for the Marketing internship today. This is a paid opportunity and the deadline to apply is this Friday. Visit brotherrice.org/employment for more information and to apply. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Glennon.

Do you know what name is given to a collection of debris accumulated by a glacier, which comes in “lateral” and “terminal” varieties? If you knew the answer “moraines,” maybe you should join scholastic bowl. We will practice after school on Tuesdays and Fridays in room 217 starting on September 14th. See Mrs. England or Mrs. Pansino with questions.

Sign up for Driver’s Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th- November 12th. If you are in an after-school activity you will not be able to attend.

The Anti-Cruelty Society is offering teen programs this fall for students who are interested in learning more about animals and animal welfare. There are four different programs and they are free of charge. For additional information about the programs, please stop by the Counseling Office.

Culver’s located in Oak Lawn and Bridgeview are now hiring students for part-time employment. Please see the job bulletin board located outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

Edmund Rice Camp counselors. If you are interested in becoming a leader, you need to complete an application. Find the link on our Schoology ERC Group page. Applications are due on September 10th. See Mr. Augustyn or Mrs. England with any questions.

 

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Kairos 157 applications are due TOMORROW, September 9th. Please turn them in to Mr. Augustyn ASAP.

We will gather tomorrow as a faith community for our mass of the Holy Spirit. Shirt and tie is the dress code of the day. We will follow the mass assembly schedule found in your handbook.

Art Club is canceled today.

The intramural tennis bus will leave at 2:30pm today and return to school by 4:15pm. All are welcome; no experience required. See Coach Vogt in Room 107 with questions.

Interested in wrestling? Please see Coach Murzyn, after periods 7 and 8 today in the weight room.

Interested in playing varsity basketball? There will be a brief meeting today at 2:30pm in the main gym. Open gym will be after the meeting.

The Geopolitical Club will meet today at 2:45pm in the library reference room.

Spanish Club will meet on Thursday, September 9th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.

On Thursday night at 7pm, the Counseling Office will host a virtual College Financial Aid Q&A session with Mr. Frank Palmasani, a financial aid expert of almost 40 years. More information will be emailed this week. Please stop by the Counseling Office with any questions.

Attention Students! The Politics Club will meet tomorrow, September 9th immediately after school in room 220 to discuss today’s hottest issues. Come let your voice be heard, and learn how others are thinking! Come meet us tomorrow after school in room 220.

Celebrate the start of the school year and our football home opener with fellow Crusaders and Mother McAuley students, this Friday at the “Best of Both Worlds” Kickoff Party. See flyers around the building to RSVP or check the Student Life Update email.

If you ordered Crusader Crazies merchandise from the online shop, stop by the bookstore to pick up your order.

ATTENTION SENIORS: The Counseling Office will be holding a College Application Help Day on Friday, September 10th from 8am-12pm. If you have questions regarding any college applications or just need time to get them started, feel free to drop by! Please stop by the Counseling Office with any questions.

Interested in Marketing? Want to make social posts or tiktoks? Apply for the Marketing internship today. This is a paid opportunity and the deadline to apply is this Friday. Visit brotherrice.org/employment for more information and to apply. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Glennon.

Do you know what African American poet from Chicago wrote the poem “We Real Cool”? If you said yes, that’s Gwendolyn Brooks, maybe you should join scholastic bowl. We will practice after school on Tuesdays and Fridays in room 217 starting on September 14th. See Mrs. England or Mrs. Pansino with questions.

Sign up for Driver’s Education in the Dean’s office. Class is October 5th-November 12th. If you are in an after-school activity you will not be able to attend.

The Anti-Cruelty Society is offering teen programs this fall for students who are interested in learning more about animals and animal welfare. There are four different programs and they are free of charge. For additional information about the programs, please stop by the Counseling Office.

Culver’s located in Oak Lawn and Bridgeview are now hiring students for part-time employment. Please see the job bulletin board located outside of the Dean’s Office or stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS: ExcelEdge ACT is offering an eight week test prep for Brother Rice Juniors and Seniors preparing for the December 11th test. Classes begin on October 14th and the registration deadline is October 1st. Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.