Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

GENERAL

There is a scholarship opportunity for African American male seniors who plan to attend college in the fall.  The Archbishop James P. Lyke African American Male Award recognizes students who have shown Leadership, Christian values, dedication to the Community and Community Service.  For additional information about this scholarship, please see the scholarship list on Naviance or stop by the Counseling Office.

Drivers Education starts after school in room 216.  Be in the room no later than 2:20 PM. Mr. Scanlon will give you all the information you need.  

Art Club will meet on TODAY, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207

Attention scholastic bowl members: We will practice at 7:00 AM TOMORROW in room 217. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. 


ATTENTION CHESS TEAM MEMBERS:  A reminder that we have a match today against St. Pat.  Please RSVP on the Schoology event so I can finalize the lineup.

Ambassadors Meeting TODAY and TOMORROW after school in the Theology Center. Check your email for details.


Attention students: Catapult is starting TODAY. Please see Mr. Johnston during your scheduled time. Catapult is located in the back of the library.

The ‘s original adaptation of hits the Carmody Center on the evenings of October 29, October 30, and October 31, for a limited capacity, limited engagement.  Check out the flyers posted around the school for showtimes and more information.  Tickets are on sale now!  $., $..  See Mr. Rolence in Room 204 or after school in the cafeteria for tickets!   

Ultimate Frisbees first practice will be TOMORROW from 3-4:30. The person who comes with the best team name suggestion gets a special prize. All are welcome!!

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served many capacities including teacher, coach, moderator and friend to all.  The Alumni Dads’ Club is offering a $500 tuition grant to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish.  Brother Jay Toole Tuition Award applications are available in the main office and the deadline for submissions is November 1st. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Tennis, anyone? There will be a short meeting in Room 100 immediately after school for anyone interested in playing tennis this year. No experience is required, and freshmen are welcome. See Coach Vogt in Room 100 with questions.

Monday, October 19th, 2020

GENERAL

There is a scholarship opportunity for African male seniors who plan to attend college in the fall.  The Archbishop James P. Lyke African American Male Award recognizes students who have shown Leadership, Christian values, dedication to the Community and Community Service.  For additional information about this scholarship, please see the scholarship list on Naviance or stop by the Counseling Office.

Drivers Education for Orange group will meet in room 216 right after school today.  Mr. Scanlon will give you all the information you need.  Do not be late!  Maroon group will meet tomorrow in 216. 

Spanish Club will meet TODAY immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Art Club will meet on TOMORROW, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207

Attention scholastic bowl members: We will practice at 7:00 AM and at 2:10 PM on Tuesday and at 7:00 AM on Wednesday in room 217. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. 

 

Attention students: Catapult is starting TODAY. Please see Mr. Johnston during your scheduled time. Catapult is located in the back of the library.

The ‘s original adaptation of hits the Carmody Center on the evenings of October 29, October 30, and–the evening of all–October 31, for a limited capacity, limited engagement.  Check out the flyers posted around the school for showtimes and more information.  Tickets go on sale today!  $., $..  See Mr. Rolence in Room 204 or after school in the cafeteria for tickets, and get yours before they’re sold out! 

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served many capacities including teacher, coach, moderator and friend to all.  The Alumni Dads’ Club is offering a $500 tuition grant to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish.  Brother Jay Toole Tuition Award applications are available in the main office and the deadline for submissions is November 1st. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

SPORTS

On Saturday, the cross country team competed in the Catholic League championship at Loyola.  The team placed 5th overall.  Leading the way for the Crusaders were Eddie Burke (15th) & Mikey Corcoran (19th). Both athletes earned All-Catholic League honors.  Sean Deane, Connor Melean, and Sean McNally also scored.  Charlie Walsh & Charley Duggan both had respectable races.  This Saturday, the team will go into the regional championship at the Ag. School as underdogs as they seek their 3rd straight title.  Race time is 2pm.  

Any student interested in playing tennis this year should report to Room 100 immediately after school on Tuesday for a short meeting. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Friday, October 16th, 2020

GENERAL

Creative Writing Club will meet in Room 100 after school TODAY. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Students in 8th period Broadcast Journalism should come to Room 100 TODAY.

Drivers Education starts Monday, October 19 or Tuesday, October 20, whichever day you are in school. You will go with your Maroon or Orange group to class from 2:20 – 3:10 PM only the days you are at school. Mr. Scanlon is your teacher and you will be given all information by him at class.

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served many capacities including teacher, coach, moderator and friend to all.  The Alumni Dads’ Club is offering a $500 tuition grant to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish.  Brother Jay Toole Tuition Award applications are available in the main office and the deadline for submissions is November 1st. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

Spanish Club will meet on Monday, October 19th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Art Club will meet on Tuesday, October 20th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: For testing TOMORROW and Thursday you need to be in your classroom for an 8:00 A.M start

TOMORROW and Thursday during testing, seniors are welcome to attend Application Help Days from 8am-12pm in the cafeteria. Counselors will be available for questions during this time. These sessions are optional and are not required for students to attend. Students should bring their charged Chromebooks.

Any student who has grammar school sports videos he would like to share with Broadcast Journalism class should see Coach Vogt in Room 100 sometime this week.

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served many capacities including teacher, coach, moderator and friend to all.  The Alumni Dads’ Club is offering a $500 tuition grant to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish.  Brother Jay Toole Tuition Award applications are available in the main office and the deadline for submissions is November 1st. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

Spanish Club will meet on Monday, October 19th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Art Club will meet on Tuesday, October 20th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Due to MAP testing, there will be NO intramural tennis on Wednesday. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: For testing TOMORROW and Thursday you need to be in your classroom for an 8:00 A.M start

TOMORROW and Thursday during testing, seniors are welcome to attend Application Help Days from 8am-12pm in the cafeteria. Counselors will be available for questions during this time. These sessions are optional and are not required for students to attend. Students should bring their charged Chromebooks.

Any student who has grammar school sports videos he would like to share with Broadcast Journalism class should see Coach Vogt in Room 100 sometime this week.

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served many capacities including teacher, coach, moderator and friend to all.  The Alumni Dads’ Club is offering a $500 tuition grant to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish.  Brother Jay Toole Tuition Award applications are available in the main office and the deadline for submissions is November 1st. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

Spanish Club will meet on Monday, October 19th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Art Club will meet on Tuesday, October 20th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Due to MAP testing, there will be NO intramural tennis on Wednesday. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: For testing TOMORROW and Thursday you need to be in your classroom for an 8:00 A.M start

TOMORROW and Thursday during testing, seniors are welcome to attend Application Help Days from 8am-12pm in the cafeteria. Counselors will be available for questions during this time. These sessions are optional and are not required for students to attend. Students should bring their charged Chromebooks.

Any student who has grammar school sports videos he would like to share with Broadcast Journalism class should see Coach Vogt in Room 100 sometime this week.

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served many capacities including teacher, coach, moderator and friend to all.  The Alumni Dads’ Club is offering a $500 tuition grant to students in any year of study who have placed an emphasis on volunteering at the school or at their home parish.  Brother Jay Toole Tuition Award applications are available in the main office and the deadline for submissions is November 1st. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

Spanish Club will meet on Monday, October 19th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Art Club will meet on Tuesday, October 20th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  If you are interested in joining this club but cannot attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Carbol in room 207.

Due to MAP testing, there will be NO intramural tennis on Wednesday. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Monday, October 12th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: For testing this Wednesday and Thursday you need to be in your classroom for an 8:00 A.M start

On Wednesday and Thursday during Testing, seniors are welcome to attend Application Help Days from 8 am-12 pm in the cafeteria. Counselors will be available for questions during this time. Additionally, if any senior is interested in a quiet space to work on applications, they are welcome to join us as well! These sessions are optional and are not required for students to attend. Students should bring their charged Chromebooks.

The first-ever Brother Rice paintball club meeting went great! We will have a club meeting sometime at the end of the month to discuss our next outing; listen for that announcement towards the end of October. New members are always welcome to join. See Mr. Maple in room 102 if you have any questions.  

ALL 8th Period Broadcast Journalism students should report to the LIBRARY today.

Any student who has grammar school sports videos he would like to share with the Broadcast Journalism class should see Coach Vogt in Room 100 sometime this week.

The chess team will practice today after school in the library reference room. Orange students can join on zoom.  Our first match is scheduled for tomorrow versus St. Rita.  See the group page on Schoology for more information.

SPORTS

On Friday, the cross country team hosted the very first ‘Rice Twilight’ and senior night.  The Crusaders took two of the top three spots in the varsity race as senior captain Eddie Burke took control and was the individual champion for the third time this season, while Mikey Corcoran had another strong performance leading the team to a second-place team finish. Connor Melean (13th), Charlie Walsh (14th), and Sean McNally (17th) rounded out the scoring.  Sean Deane and Charley Duggan also had top twenty finishes.  Sophomore Joey Bowes ran a 50 second personal best to win the JV race. Jack Brouder and Andy Andrade also ran lifetime bests. This Saturday the team will compete in the Catholic League Championship at Loyola.   

Freshman football players please check your Hudl accounts after 8th period for the status of today’s practice, due to possible incoming bad weather. 

Due to MAP testing, there will be NO intramural tennis on Wednesday. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Friday, October 9th, 2020

GENERAL

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 2021.  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.  

Do you have any interest in learning to huck a frisbee down a field? Do you want to come frizzle the bizzle with friends? To get more information on our new Ultimate Frisbee Club, fill out the survey that’s found on flyers around the halls. If you have any questions ask Mr. Z or Mrs. Sullivan. 

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

Attention juniors: Herff Jones will be in the short pool corridor TODAY during lunches. They will be accepting payments for your class rings. 

The Scholastic Bowl team will hold its first practice of the season on Tuesday, October 13, and Friday, October 16 at 7:15 A.M. in room 217. All levels will meet to determine future practice schedules. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. All are welcome. 

SPORTS

TONIGHT the cross country team will host the ‘Brother Rice Twilight’ for senior night. Come out and support the ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders as we thank our seniors for their commitment to the program.  Senior night recognitions will begin at 5pm followed by the JV race at 5:30 and the main event varsity race at 6:15.

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

GENERAL

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 2021.  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.  

Creative Writing Club will NOT meet this Friday after school. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Drivers Education is closed. Payment for Drivers Education is due by Tuesday, October 13.  Late payment will not be accepted and you will not be able to take the class.

Attention juniors: Herff Jones will be in the short pool corridor TODAY and TOMORROW during lunches. They will be accepting payments for your class rings. 

Attention freshman: If you have not picked up or checked to see if your chromebook has arrived, please see Ms. Jones in the Cainkar center sometime TODAY. FYI if you do not pick up your chromebook it will be redistributed.

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: If you are interested in joining the paintball club, there will be an informational meeting TODAY October 8th immediately following 8th period. The meeting will last about 20 minutes. If you have any questions see Mr. Maple. 

Do you have any interest in learning to huck a frisbee down a field? Do you want to come frizzle the bizzle with friends? To get more information on our new Ultimate Frisbee Club, fill out the survey that’s found on flyers around the halls. If you have any questions ask Mr. Z or Mrs. Sullivan. 

The Scholastic Bowl team will hold its first practice of the season on Tuesday, October 13, and Friday, October 16 at 7:15 A.M. in room 217. All levels will meet to determine future practice schedules. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. All are welcome. 

Attention Students: TONIGHT will be the first ever Thursday Night Football Bean Bags Tournament. From 6:30-8:30, games will be played while watching the Bears take on the Buccaneers. Grab a partner and scan the QR code on the posters located in the hallway, or see Coach Prunckle or Conor Durkin ASAP.  Winners will receive Bears Merchandise.

SPORTS

TOMORROW the cross country team will host the ‘Brother Rice Twilight.’  It is also senior night.  Come out and support the ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders as we say thank you for the last four years.  Senior night recognitions will begin at 5pm followed by the JV race at 5:30 and the main event varsity race at 6:15. 

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

GENERAL

Full lunches will be outside ALL week

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 2021.  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.  

There will be a Kairos 4th day meeting after 8th period today in the chapel. All Kaironians are welcome. 

Applications for Kairos 154 are now available. The retreat is scheduled for November 3-6th. See Mr. Augustyn for more information. 

Attention juniors: Herff Jones will be in the short pool corridor on Thursday and Friday of this week during lunches. They will be accepting payments for your class rings. 

Attention freshman: If you have not picked up or checked to see if your Chromebook has arrived please see Ms. Jones in the Cainkar center sometime TODAY

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: If you are interested in joining the paintball club, there will be an informational meeting TODAY October 7th, and Thursday October 8th after school. The meeting will last about 20 minutes and will be in room 102 directly after 8th period. If you have any questions see Mr. Maple. 

Chocolate Cake Shake, Beef Sandwich, Chopped Salad… now that we have your attention, come out to Portillo’s on 95th TODAY between 5 and 8 to support the BRMM Band. Be sure to mention us at checkout! 20% of the proceeds go straight to the band!

Do you have any interest in learning to huck a frisbee down a field? To get more information on our new Ultimate Frisbee Club, fill out the survey that’s found on flyers around the halls. If you have any questions see Mr. Z or Ms. Sullivan. 

The intramural tennis bus will leave at 2:30 TODAY. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Ms. Pacetti’s 6th period English 4 Journalism class should meet in the Library Reference Room for class TODAY.

Drivers Education is closed. Payment for Drivers Education is due by Tuesday, October 13.  Late payment will not be accepted and you will not be able to take the class.


Can you answer this question?  Shortly before his death, this man organized the Poor Peopleʹs Campaign with the SCLC.  He declaimed “thank God almighty, we are free at last” while speaking at the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 March on Washington.  What civil rights leader gave the “I Have a Dream” speech? Did you answer Martin Luther King, Jr.? If so, scholastic bowl may be for you.  The Scholastic Bowl team will hold its first practices of the season on Tuesday, October 13, and Friday, October 16 at 7:15 A.M. in room 217. All levels will meet to determine future practice schedules. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. All are welcome. 

Attention Students: TOMORROW NIGHT will be the first-ever Thursday Night Football Bean Bags Tournament. From 6:30-8:30, games will be played while watching the Bears take on the Buccaneers. Grab a partner and scan the QR code on the posters located in the hallway, or see Coach Prunckle or Conor Durkin ASAP.  Winners will receive Bears Merchandise. 

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

GENERAL

Thank you to ALL the faculty that golfed yesterday. Congratulations to Don Duffy who was the winner and the long drive champ and Greg Nye was the closest to the pin.

Attention freshman: If you have not picked up or checked to see if your chromebook has arrived please see Ms. Jones in the Cainkar center sometime TODAY

Attention juniors: Herff Jones will be in the short pool corridor on Thursday and Friday of this week during lunches. They will be accepting payments for your class rings. 

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 2021.  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. 

Applications for Kairos 154 are now available. The retreat is scheduled for November 3-6th. See Mr. Augustyn for more information 

There will be a Kairos 4th day meeting after 8th period TODAY in the chapel. All Kaironians are welcome. 

Consider the following question. This constellation contains the Horsehead Nebula and the brightest red supergiant in the night sky.  An asterism in this constellation is made up of Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka. Rigel and Betelgeuse are in what constellation in the shape of a hunter wearing a “belt?”  If you guessed Orion, you are correct. The Scholastic Bowl team will hold its first practices of the season on Tuesday, October 13, and Friday, October 16 at 7:15 A.M. in room 217. All levels will meet to determine future practice schedules. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. All are welcome.

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: If you are interested in joining the paintball club, there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday October 7th, and Thursday October 8th after school. You only need to attend one of the two meetings depending on which day your group is in school. The meeting will last about 20 minutes and will be in room 102 directly after 8th period. If you have any questions see Mr. Maple. 

Chocolate Cake Shake, Beef Sandwich, Chopped Salad… now that we have your attention, come out to Portillo’s tomorrow, Wednesday (10/7), between 5 and 8 to support the BRMM Band. Be sure to mention us at checkout! 20% of the proceeds go straight to the band!

Do you have any interest in learning to huck a frisbee down a field? To get more information on our new Ultimate Frisbee Club, fill out the survey that’s found on flyers around the halls. If you have any questions see Mr. Z or Ms. Sullivan.

Attention Students: This Thursday, October 8th will be the first ever Thursday Night Football Bean Bags Tournament. From 6:30-8:30, games will be played while watching the Bears take on the Buccaneers. Grab a partner and scan the QR code on the posters located in the hallway, or see Coach Prunckle or Conor Durkin ASAP.  Winners will receive Bears Merchandise. 

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, Oct.5th, 2020. The Maroon group will be here on Tuesday and Thursday and the Orange group will be in school Wednesday and Friday of next week.

Applications for Kairos 154 are now available. The retreat is scheduled for November 3-6th. See Mr. Augustyn for more information. 

The IHSA Student Advisory Committee together with the Special Olympics Illinois Youth Activation Committee have put together a free program for student athletes.   Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Youth Leadership Certificate which is something that would be beneficial when applying to colleges.  The program will run from October 5 – March 15th.  For additional information about this program, please stop by the Counseling Office.  

Attention students: If you are interested in signing up for Drivers Education please go to the Dean’s office during your lunch period and see Mrs. Marley. You must be 15 to sign up and there has to be 21 students for the class to take place. If you are involved in an after school activity you may not sign up.

Attention Seniors: While working on college applications this year, we
recommend looking into The Heisman High School Scholarship presented
by Acceptance Insurance. They give out 100 scholarships to
scholar-athletes ranging from $500 – $5,000. Visit
HeismanScholarship.com to learn more or stop by the Counseling Office
for additional information.

Smith Village Senior Living Community has part-time employment opportunities available for students.  For more information about these opportunities, please stop by the Counseling Office or see the job bulletin board outside the Dean’s Office. 

Attention students: If you need to pick up your ID please go the Deans office sometime TODAY to pick it up

Attention all seniors:  The yearbook photographer will be here next week to take your senior portraits.  All seniors must be photographed for the yearbook.  Please check your email for a message from Ms. Pacetti about setting up your appointment.

Attention all students:  Some acting roles and stage crew roles have opened up for the Brother Rice Drama Club’s “underground” production of The Twilight Zoneset to hit the stage during Halloween weekend! There is a meeting TODAY after school. Any questions, see Mr. Rolence in Room 204. 

The Brother Rice Dungeons and Dragons Club meeting for TODAY has been postponed until next Friday, Oct. 9th.  Any questions please see Mr. Malopsy in room 101, or students John Finnell and Charlie Sullivan.

Try this question: In this country, a ”lion monument” lies in the cliffs surrounding Lake Lucerne, which borders three cantons this country’s southern border with Italy extends through the Matterhorn mountain.  Bern is the capital of what Alpine country whose most populous city is Zürich?  

If you answered Switzerland, you are correct. The Scholastic Bowl team will hold its first practices of the season on Tuesday, October 13, and Friday, October 16 at 7:15 A.M. in room 217. All levels will meet to determine future practice schedules. Please see Mrs. England with any questions. All are welcome.  

Attention Students: Next Thursday, October 8th will be the first ever Thursday Night Football Bean Bags Tournament. From 6:30-8:30, games will be played while watching the Bears take on the Buccaneers. Grab a partner and scan the QR code on the posters located in the hallway, or see Coach Prunckle or Conor Durkin ASAP.  Winners will receive Bears Merchandise. Creative Writing Club will NOT meet today because of our Ernest Hemingway field trip on Saturday. Please turn in your permission slips today after school or tomorrow before the trip. See Coach Vogt with questions.

SPORTS

Yesterday the cross country team hosted the ‘Molenda & Murphy’ Invite. This was the first meet on campus in over 30 years!  It was a great day as the Crusaders swept all 3 races!  The frosh-soph were victorious going 1-2-3 with Charley Duggan won his second race of the season, followed closely by Danny Macis & Tommy Witt.  Jack Gorman and Antonio Fox placed sixth and ninth to round out the scoring.  Joey Bowes & Jack Brouder also ran strong races.  All 7 runners ran personal bests!  The varsity team was in a tight battle with Stagg when the heavens opened up and a downpour occurred in the middle of the race.  This is exactly what the ‘running ugly’ harriers needed as they crushed the second half of the race to secure a 24-32 victory!  Mikey Corcoran won his 1st cross country race of this career with Eddie Burke right behind to place first & second.  Charlie Walsh, Sean McNally, Sean Deane & Connor Melean all crossed the line within four second of each other and all with personal bests.  Jack Antonsen’s individual victory completed the sweep and led the JV team in a two point victory.  Seniors Tom Skrypkun, Kevin Lynch, Kyle Gallagher, & Adrian Campos rounded out the scoring.   Thanks to everyone who supported the team on a big day for the program.  The team races again next Friday as they host the ‘Rice Twilight’ on senior night

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, Oct.5th, 2020. The Maroon group will be here on Tuesday and Thursday and the Orange group will be in school Wednesday and Friday of next week.

Applications for Kairos 154 are now available. The retreat is scheduled for November 3-6th. See Mr. Augustyn for more information. 

The IHSA Student Advisory Committee together with the Special Olympics Illinois Youth Activation Committee have put together a free program for student athletes.   Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Youth Leadership Certificate which is something that would be beneficial when applying to colleges.  The program will run from October 5 – March 15th.  For additional information about this program, please stop by the Counseling Office.  

Sign up for Drivers Education begins Thursday, October 1st in the Dean’s office. You must be 15 to sign up and there has to be 21 students for the class to take place. If you are involved in an after school activity you may not sign up.

Seniors are reminded to check the Virtual College Exploration Sheet for updated virtual fairs and information sessions.  A few new opportunities that require registration have just been added and the links can be accessed through this sheet. For example, the University of Chicago is hosting a scholarship information session on October 6, Moraine Valley Community College is hosting an information session about their Engineering Pathways program on October 13th and Xavier University is hosting an information night on October 21st.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Smith Village Senior Living Community has part-time employment opportunities available for students.  For more information about these opportunities, please stop by the Counseling Office or see the job bulletin board outside the Dean’s Office. 

Attention all seniors:  The yearbook photographer will be here next week to take your senior portraits.  All seniors must be photographed for the yearbook.  Please check your email for a message from Ms. Pacetti about setting up your appointment.

Attention all students:  Some acting roles and stage crew roles have opened up for the Brother Rice Drama Club’s “underground” production of The Twilight Zone — set to hit the stage during Halloween weekend!  For more information and the link to Friday’s afternoon’s meeting, please email Mr. Rolence or stop by Room 204.  

Creative Writing Club will NOT meet this Friday because of our Hemingway field trip on Saturday. Please turn in your permission slips today or tomorrow. See Coach Vogt with questions.

The Brother Rice Dungeons and Dragons Club meeting has been postponed to next Friday (Oct. 9th) if you have any questions please see Mr. Malopsy in room 101, or students John Finnell and Charlie Sullivan.

Attention Students: Next Thursday will be the first ever Bean Bags, Thursday Night Football, Tournament. On October 8, from 6:30PM-8:30PM there will be a bean bag tournament. While we are playing, the Thursday night football matchup between the bears and the Buccaneers will be playing on the playing on the big screen. It is free to sign up just grab a playing partner and scan the qr code on the posters in the hallway, or see Coach Prunckle or Conor Durkin ASAP.  Winners will receive Bears Merchandise. Come out and show your skills.

SPORTS

Today Br. Rice will host a ‘7 on 7’ tournament between St. Rita, St. Laurence, & Stagg. This is also known as the ‘Molenda & Murphy’ Invite. The frosh-soph competition starts at 4:30 while the varsity competition will start at 5pm. Thanks to BRTV for broadcasting!  Come on out and support the Crusaders!  

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

GENERAL

Thank you to all who participated in TODAY’S dress down day. We raised a total of $508 to give to the missions. TOMORROW will be another $2 dress down day. Same rules apply. 

Kairos 4th day will take place after school today in the chapel. All kaironians are welcome. Welcome home Kairos 153. 

Smith Village Senior Living Community has part-time employment opportunities available for students.  For more information about these opportunities, please stop by the Counseling Office or see the job bulletin board outside the Dean’s Office. 

Attention all seniors:  The yearbook photographer will be here next week to take your senior portraits.  All seniors must be photographed for the yearbook.  Please check your email for a message from Ms. Pacetti about setting up your appointment.

Attention Brother Rice students:  The first meeting of the Brother Rice Drama Club will take place TODAY—Wednesday, September 30—in Room 204 and/or via Google Meet at 2:30 PM.  This initial meeting will be open to any Brother Rice student interested in stage acting, performing, producing, or directing.  We will discuss possible club activities, including ideas for this year’s play.  Former and new members are welcome.  For more information and the link to the meeting, please email Mr. Rolence or stop by Room 204.  

The Brother Rice Dungeons and Dragons Club will have its first meeting this Friday after school in room 101. Our club is open to all Brother Rice students, regardless of experience or skill level. Questions can be directed to Mr. Malopsy in room 101, or students John Finnell and Charlie Sullivan.

Attention Students: Next Thursday will be the first ever Bean Bags, Thursday Night Football, Tournament. On October 8, from 6:30PM-8:30PM there will be a bean bag tournament. While we are playing, the Thursday night football matchup between the bears and the Buccaneers will be playing on the playing on the big screen. It is free to sign up just grab a playing partner and scan the qr code on the posters in the hallway, or see Coach Prunckle or Conor Durkin ASAP.  Winners will receive Bears Merchandise. Come out and show your skills.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: We will be having a CUBS/SOX dress down day TOMORROW and Thursday of this week. The cost to dress down is $2, and all of the money will go to assist our brothers and sisters in Peru. Please wear your Cubs or Sox gear to support your teams in this playoff round. You may also wear Brother Rice apparel if you do not have a CUBS/SOX shirt. All dress down day rules apply (no pajama pants, hoodies, sleeveless shirts or slides) you way wear jeans, sweats and gym shoes. 

The Chess Club and team meet on Mondays and Wednesdays after school in the library reference room starting this week.  Students may attend in person or from home by obtaining a Google Meet link from the group page on Schoology.  All games will be played online.  Contact Dr. Luxem by email or in room 203 to be added to the Schoology group.  

Creative Writing Club members should see Coach Vogt after school today to pick up permission slips for our Ernest Hemingway field trip

Attention Brother Rice students:  The first meeting of the Brother Rice Drama Club will take place TOMORROW—Wednesday, September 30—in Room 204 and/or via Google Meet at 2:30 PM.  This initial meeting will be open to any Brother Rice student interested in stage acting, performing, producing, or directing.  We will discuss possible club activities, including ideas for this year’s play.  Former and new members are welcome.  For more information and the link to Wednesday’s meeting, please email Mr. Rolence or stop by Room 204.  

The Brother Rice Dungeons and Dragons Club will have its first meeting this Friday after school in room 101. Our club is open to all Brother Rice students, regardless of experience or skill level. Questions can be directed to Mr. Malopsy in room 101, or students John Finnell and Charlie Sullivan.

Monday, September 28th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: We will be having a CUBS/SOX dress down day Wednesday and Thursday of this. The cost to dress down is $2, and all of the money will go to assist our brothers and sisters in Peru. Please wear your Cubs or Sox gear to support your teams in this playoff round. You can also wear BR gear.

All Full Lunches will be in the North Gym this week.

The Chess Club and team meet on Mondays and Wednesdays after school in the library reference room starting today.  Students may attend in person or from home by obtaining a Google Meet link from the group page on Schoology.  All games will be played online.  Contact Dr. Luxem by email or in room 203 to be added to the Schoology group. 

Creative Writing Club members should see Coach Vogt after school today to pick up permission slips for our Ernest Hemingway field trip.

SPORTS

On Saturday, the cross country team competed at Marmion.  Both the JV & varsity teams ran well to place second.  Eddie Burke won his 2nd race of the season, Mikey Corcoran placed 3rd, while Sean Deane, Sean McNally, & Connor Melean ran personal bests.  Charlie Walsh was the runner-up at the Frosh/Soph level.  The freshmen four of Charley Duggan, Jack Gorman, Danny Macis, & Tommy Witt all ran personal bests as well.  Newcomers Adrian Campos & Antonio Fox both gave impressive performances.  This Thursday, the team will host the ‘Molenda & Murphy’ Invite beginning at 4:30pm.  Come out to support the ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders as they compete in the first home meet on campus in forty years.  

A reminder that speed training will be held TODAY on the track from 5-6pm. Both the 40 yd dash & 10 yd fly will be timed.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212. 

Friday, September 25th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: Starting next week if you forget your mask you will be charged a $1.00 that will go towards the Missons. 

Students in 8th period Broadcast Journalism should report to the library for class.

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

Attention ALL students: If you’re interested in a leadership position at Brother Rice now is the time to apply for our 2020-2021 Student Council. Any students interested should sign up via the posters around school or at tinyurl.com/brstudentcouncil or see Mr. Prunckle sometime TODAY. 

Thank you to everyone for your support of the Mothers’ Club Mum Sale!  Pick up times for the mums are as follows:

TODAY from 2:00 – 5:30 PM 

There will be a cash and carry sale TOMORROW from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Pick up and cash and carry sale will be at the School entrance off of Pulaski.  

Volunteers are needed this afternoon to assist the Mothers’ Club with their mum sale.  Several volunteer shifts are available:

TODAY 2:00 – 5:30 PM 

TOMORROW 7:00 – 10:00 AM 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mr. Prunckle. 

SPORTS

ALL throwers on the track & field team should see Coach Wazio in room 212 sometime TODAY. 

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention ALL students: If you’re interested in a leadership position at Brother Rice now is the time to apply for our 2020-2021 Student Council. Any students interested should sign up via the posters around school or at tinyurl.com/brstudentcouncil or see Mr. Prunckle sometime TODAY. 

Studies show that playing a musical instrument relieves stress and boosts the immune system, which helps us defend against viral infections. Help prevent COVID-19 by joining the Irish music club! This fall, we will offer tin whistle and guitar lessons free to any student who is willing to practice. Stop by room 213 after school TODAY for an informational meeting. See Mr. Dunne if you have any questions.

Calling all student filmmakers! Are you handy with a camcorder? Do you dream of being the next Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, or Ken Burns? See Coach Vogt in Room 100 any time this week for a chance to enter a short film contest.  

Thank you to everyone for your support of the Mothers’ Club Mum Sale!  Pick up times for the mums are as follows:

TODAY from 2:00 – 6:30 PM 

TOMORROW from 2:00 – 5:30 PM 

There will be a cash and carry sale on Saturday, September 26th from 8 AM – 12 PM 

Pick up and cash and carry sale will be at the School entrance off of Pulaski.  

Volunteers are needed this afternoon to assist the Mothers’ Club with their mum sale.  Several volunteer shifts are available:

TODAY 2:00 – 6:30 PM

TOMORROW 2:00 – 5:30 PM 

Saturday 7:00 – 10:00 AM 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mr. Prunckle. 

SPORTS

ALL throwers on the track & field team should see Coach Wazio in room 212 sometime TODAY. 

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

GENERAL

This is a reminder that the College Fair scheduled for TODAY, September 23rd is cancelled.  Students are reminded to check the Virtual College Exploration sheet for a list of virtual fairs.  This sheet was included in the senior presentation and it can also be found on Naviance through the News Bulletin tab.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Studies show that playing a musical instrument relieves stress and boosts the immune system, which helps us defend against viral infections. Help prevent COVID-19 by joining the Irish music club! This fall, we will offer tin whistle and guitar lessons free to any student who is willing to practice. Stop by room 213 after school TODAY or TOMORROW for an informational meeting. See Mr. Dunne if you have any questions.

Calling all student filmmakers! Are you handy with a camcorder? Do you dream of being the next Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, or Ken Burns? See Coach Vogt in Room 100 any time this week for a chance to enter a short film contest.  

Thank you to everyone for your support of the Mothers’ Club Mum Sale!  Pick up times for the mums are as follows:

Thursday, September 24th from 2 – 6:30 PM 

Friday, September 25th from 2 – 5:30 PM 

There will be a cash and carry sale on Saturday, September 26th from 8 AM – 12 PM 

Pick up and cash and carry sale will be at the School entrance off of Pulaski.  

Volunteers are needed this afternoon to assist the Mothers’ Club with their mum sale.  Several volunteer shifts are available:

Today from 2- 6 PM

Thursday 2 – 6:30 PM

Friday 2 – 5:30 PM 

Saturday 7 – 10 AM 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mr. Prunckle. 

SPORTS

A reminder that speed training will resume TODAY from 5-6PM on the track.  Today we will be timing 10 yd flys.  All athletes are welcome.  Any questions see Coach Wazio in room 212.  

ALL throwers on the track & field team should see Coach Wazio in room 212 sometime TODAY. 

ALL intramural tennis players should come to Room 100 after school TODAY. The mini-bus will leave for Sullivan Park no later than 2:30. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

GENERAL

This is a reminder that the College Fair scheduled for tomorrow, September 23rd is cancelled.  Students are reminded to check the Virtual College Exploration sheet for a list of virtual fairs.  This sheet was included in the senior presentation and it can also be found on Naviance through the News Bulletin tab.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Studies show that playing a musical instrument relieves stress and boosts the immune system, which helps us defend against viral infections. Help prevent COVID-19 by joining the Irish music club! This fall, we will offer tin whistle and guitar lessons free to any student who is willing to practice. Stop by room 213 after school Wednesday or Thursday for an informational meeting. See Mr. Dunne if you have any questions.

Calling all student filmmakers! Are you handy with a camcorder? Do you dream of being the next Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, or Ken Burns? See Coach Vogt in Room 100 any time this week for a chance to enter a short film contest.  

The cafeteria will be serving free breakfasts in the morning. Remember that the cafeteria closes at 8:00 AM, so arrive early to take advantage of free breakfasts.

SPORTS

Intramural tennis will take place this Wednesday from 2:45-3:45 at Sullivan Park. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Monday, September 21st, 2020

GENERAL

Studies show that playing a musical instrument relieves stress and boosts the immune system, which helps us defend against viral infections. Help prevent COVID-19 by joining the Irish music club! This fall, we will offer tin whistle and guitar lessons free to any student who is willing to practice. Stop by room 213 after school Wednesday or Thursday for an informational meeting. See Mr. Dunne if you have any questions.

Calling all student filmmakers! Are you handy with a camcorder? Do you dream of being the next Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, or Ken Burns? See Coach Vogt in Room 100 any time this week for a chance to enter a short film contest.  

The cafeteria will be serving FREE BREAKFASTS in the morning. Remember that the cafeteria closes at 8:00 AM, so arrive early to take advantage of free breakfasts.

SPORTS

On Saturday, the cross country team took part in the Loyola Invitational.  The freshmen got the day off to a great start.  Charley Duggan (2nd), Danny Macis (6th), & Tommy Witt (7th) all placed in the top ten.  Jack Gorman, Antonio Fox, Andy Andrade, & Sam Porras all ran personal bests.  The Varsity team finished fourth, with Eddie Burke as the top performer for the Crusaders, placing 15th.  This Saturday the team will travel to Marmion Academy for a showdown with the Cadets. 

A reminder that speed training begins TODAY on the track from 5-6pm.  All athletes are invited and encouraged to bring spikes.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.

Friday, September 18th, 2020

GENERAL

Lost and Found: A new black shoe size 13 found the first week of school.  Come to the dean’s office to claim.

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

Attention ALL Caddies for TODAY’S golf outing: After 4th period please report to the main office foyer. The bus will depart shortly after 11:15 A.M. You may drive yourself to Ridge country club and ALL caddies are responsible for getting a ride home.

SPORTS

We need you NOW Crusader Football players to sell your popcorn and earn FREE BR Football team shop gear. The last day for sales is TODAY. Be sure to get your last orders in!

Anyone interested in becoming a Varsity Football Manager, please see Coach Malopsy in Room 101. No experience needed. This is great material to put on college applications, and becoming a Football Manager has potential college Scholarship opportunities! JOIN THE CRUSADE!”

Speed Training begins on Monday from 5-6pm on the track.  These sessions are open to all students & athletes of all sports are invited. Electronic timing will be used to measure the 40 yd dash & 10yd fly. Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212. 

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

GENERAL

Creative Writing Club will meet immediately after school in Room 100 TOMORROW. The first item on the agenda will be Double Stuff Oreo cookies.

Attention juniors: Be a part of a Crusader tradition! Class ring orders will be taken TODAY during lunch periods in the pool corridor. Please remember your ring deposit. If you didn’t receive a ring packet, please go to the main office and see Mrs. Plumb.

Attention all CaddiesFriday is our Crusader Alumni Athletic Club/Shaun Jacob Memorial Golf Outing. If you are a member of the golf team, or Mr O’Connell talked to you about caddying, you need to turn in a permission slip ASAP. Slips are available in the main office or contact Mr. O’Connell. 

SPORTS

We need you NOW Crusader Football players to sell your popcorn and earn FREE BR Football team shop gear. The last day for sales is this Friday, September 18th. Be sure to reach out to your family, friends, teachers, and coaches!!!  Thank you and Go Crusaders!!

Anyone interested in becoming a Varsity Football Manager, please see Coach Malopsy in Room 101. No experience needed. This is great material to put on college applications, and becoming a Football Manager has potential college Scholarship opportunities! JOIN THE CRUSADE!”

ALL Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball: We will have our first JV baseball contact day TODAY @ 2:30PM on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.  

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

GENERAL

ATTENTION SENIORS:  There is a scholarship opportunity available for seniors who have demonstrated the qualities of a good citizen which include dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Creative Writing Club will meet immediately after school in Room 100 this Friday. The first item on the agenda will be Double Stuff Oreo cookies.

Attention juniors: Be a part of a Crusader tradition! Class ring orders will be taken TODAY and TOMORROW during lunch periods in the pool corridor. Please remember your ring deposit. If you didn’t receive a ring packet, please go to the main office and see Mrs. Plumb.

Attention all CaddiesFriday is our Crusader Alumni Athletic Club/Shaun Jacob Memorial Golf Outing. If you are a member of the golf team, or Mr O’Connell talked to you about caddying, you need to turn in a permission slip ASAP. Slips are available in the main office or contact Mr. O’Connell. 

SPORTS

Intramural tennis will take place TODAY from 2:30-3:30 at Mt. Greenwood Park. Players who need a ride should report to Room 100 immediately after school. See Coach Vogt with questions.

There will be a short meeting TODAY from 2:15-2:30pm in room 212 for any student interested in speed training, especially athletes interested in being part of this year’s track & field team.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

We need you NOW Crusader Football players to sell your popcorn and earn FREE BR Football team shop gear. The last day for sales is this Friday, September 18th. Be sure to reach out to your family, friends, teachers, and coaches!!!  Thank you and Go Crusaders!!

Anyone interested in becoming a Varsity Football Manager, please see Coach Malopsy in Room 101. No experience needed. This is great material to put on college applications, and becoming a Football Manager has potential college Scholarship opportunities! JOIN THE CRUSADE!”

ALL Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball: We will have our first JV baseball contact day TOMORROW @ 2:30PM on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.  

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

GENERAL

ATTENTION SENIORS:  There is a scholarship opportunity available for seniors who have demonstrated the qualities of a good citizen which include dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Only Students who are residents of Chicago maybe considered. If you are interested in this opportunity, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Creative Writing Club will meet in Room 100 immediately after school on Friday. There is a 70 percent chance that Flaming Hot Cheetos will be served. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

Reminder to all students who drive to school, you must purchase a parking pass. If you have yet to purchase a pass, please stop by the Dean’s Office for an application.

All lunches will be outside TODAY and for the remainder of the week.

SPORTS

Intramural tennis will play at Mt. Greenwood Park this Wednesday from 2:30-3:30. Transportation will be provided; see Coach Vogt with questions.

There will be a short meeting on Tuesday & Wednesday from 2:15-2:30pm in room 212 for any student interested in speed training, especially athletes interested in being part of this year’s track & field team.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

We need you NOW Crusader Football players to sell your popcorn and earn FREE BR Football team shop gear. The last day for sales is this Friday, September 18th. Be sure to reach out to your family, friends, teachers, and coaches!!!  Thank you and Go Crusaders!!

Anyone interested in becoming a Varsity Football Manager, please see Coach Malopsy in Room 101. No experience needed. This is great material to put on college applications, and becoming a Football Manager has potential college Scholarship opportunities! JOIN THE CRUSADE!”

ALL Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball: We will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30PM on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.  

Monday, September 14th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention juniors: Be a part of a Crusader tradition! Class ring orders will be taken this Wednesday and Thursday during lunch periods in the pool corridor. Please remember your ring deposit. If you didn’t receive a ring packet, please go to the main office and see Mrs. Plumb.

Reminder to all students who drive to school, you must purchase a parking pass. If you have yet to purchase a pass, please stop by the Dean’s Office for an application.

All lunches will be outside today and for the remainder of the week.

The Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC) is offering virtual fairs through StriveScan starting tomorrow, September 14th through October 22nd.  Information may be found at https://www.iacac.org/virtual-college-exploration/.  The six-week program consists of hundreds of opportunities for students to learn about the college search process and about many different colleges through panel presentations and information sessions.

SPORTS

Intramural tennis will play at Mt. Greenwood Park this Wednesday from 2:30-3:30. Transportation will be provided; see Coach Vogt with questions.

There will be a short meeting on Tuesday & Wednesday from 2:15-2:30pm in room 212 for any student interested in speed training, especially athletes interested in being part of this year’s track & field team.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio.

Crusader Lacrosse will start contact days practice Tuesday, 9/15 at 4:10 on the stadium turf field.Any athlete interested in tying lacrosse for the 1st time should contact Coach Haggerty at thaggerty@brrice.org. All instruction and equipment for new players will be provided.

Friday, September 11th, 2020

GENERAL

ALL Broadcast Journalism classes should report directly to the Main Gym today. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

The Creative Writing Club will meet in Room 100 after school today. Healthy snacks will be provided. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  This is a reminder to check the Virtual College Exploration document which was included with your Senior College Presentation last week.  You may also access this document through the Naviance News Bulletin page.  This Sunday, September 13th NACAC is hosting a virtual fair from Noon until 8:00 pm (Eastern time).  Registration is required and the link can be found on the virtual fair information sheet.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

SPORTS

The golf team defeated Marist and Mt. Carmel in the rain Thursday. The team finished first beating Mt. Carmel by 30 strokes and Marist by 31. Quinn Clifford was the leading individual followed by two Crusaders, Tony Macallio and Ben Zarlengo, tied for 2nd. Thomas Hermanson and Will Stubitsh also played great to finish tied in 6th.-

Any sophomore football player who has not picked up his Team Store order can pick it up in Room 119.

Anyone interested in becoming a Varsity Football Manager, please see Coach Malopsy in Room 101. No experience needed. This is great material to put on college applications, and becoming a Football Manager has potential college Scholarship opportunities! JOIN THE CRUSADE!

Crusader Lacrosse will start contact days practice Tuesday, 9/15 at 4:10 on the stadium turf field.Any athlete interested in tying lacrosse for the 1st time should contact Coach Haggerty at thaggerty@brrice.org. All instruction and equipment for new players will be provided.

ALL Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball…

We will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30pm on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

GENERAL

Kairos 153 takes place September 22nd-25th.  If you would like to attend, but have not yet turned in an application, please see Mr. Augustyn TODAY to secure a spot.

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

There will be a Virtual Financial Aid Night TONIGHT at 7:00PM for Brother Rice families. Seniors, you received this information last week in the College Presentation that was sent to you and your parents. Juniors will receive this information as well. If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

SPORTS

TODAY’S tennis meeting is cancelled. Please check our Google Classroom page TODAY or TOMORROW. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Anyone interested in becoming a Varsity Football Manager, please see Coach Malopsy in Room 101. No experience needed. This is great material to put on college applications, and becoming a Football Manager has potential college Scholarship opportunities! JOIN THE CRUSADE!

Freshman Football players who have team shop items please come to room 214 to pick those up.

Water Polo will start preseason contact days TONIGHT at 8:00PM. No experience needed and new players are welcomed.  This is open to all classes.  Contact Coach Mulcrone at fmulcrones@brrice.org.

ALL Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball….

We will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30PM on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions. 

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

GENERAL

Kairos 153 will take place September 22-25th.  Applications are available outside the ministry office or from Mr. Augustyn.  Space is limited due to COVID restrictions.  First come, first served.

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

There will be a Virtual Financial Aid Night this Thursday at 7:00PM for Brother Rice families. Seniors, you received this information last week in the College Presentation that was sent to you and your parents. Juniors will receive this information as well. If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

SPORTS

Anyone interested in playing intramural tennis should come to a short meeting TODAY or TOMORROW in Room 100. The meeting will begin immediately after school and last 10-15 minutes. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Freshman Football players who have team shop items please come to room 214 to pick those up.

Water Polo will start preseason contact days this Thursday at 8pm. No experience needed and new players are welcomed.  This is open to all classes.  Contact Coach Mulcrone at fmulcrones@brrice.org.

Attention ALL Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball:

We will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30pm on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.  

Attention all of those interested in wrestling: There will be a brief meeting TODAY after 8th period in the small gym.  Please see Coach Murzyn before you leave.

Anyone interested in playing Varsity basketball this season.  There will be a google meeting TODAY after school.  Check the Brother Rice Basketball twitter page to sign up. 

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

GENERAL

Kairos 153 will take place September 22-25th.  Applications are available outside the ministry office or from Mr. Augustyn.  Space is limited due to COVID restrictions.  First come, first served.

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

There will be a Virtual Financial Aid Night this Thursday at 7:00pm for Brother Rice families. Seniors, you received this information last week in the College Presentation that was sent to you and your parents. Juniors will receive this information as well. If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

SPORTS

On Saturday the cross country team took part in a triangular meet against Fenwick & Leo.  The varsity lost a close battle 27-28.  Eddie Burke took the lead from the gun and led wire to wire to earn the individual championship. Sean Deane, Connor Melean & Sean McNally all ran personal bests.  In the JV race, the Crusaders were victorious.  The top finisher was Charley Duggan who placed third and dropped 48 seconds off his previous best time. The team returns to action Saturday, September 19th at Loyola.   

Attention all of those interested in wrestling: There will be a brief meeting today after 8th period in the small gym.  Please see Coach Murzyn before you leave.

All freshman football players will have a short meeting TODAY on Zoom, at 3:00. Please check your Hudl account for more details and spread the word to your teammates. Any questions, see Coach Lyons in room 214. 

Anyone interested in playing intramural tennis should come to a short meeting this Wednesday or Thursday in Room 100. The meeting will begin immediately after school and last 10-15 minutes. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Water Polo will start preseason contact days this Thursday at 8pm, no experience needed, and new players are welcomed.  This is open to all classes.  Contact Coach Mulcrone at fmulcrone@brrice.org

Anyone interested in playing Varsity basketball this season.  There will be a google meeting on Wednesday after school.  Check the Brother Rice Basketball twitter page to sign up. 

Attention any Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior interested in playing Lacrosse this spring: There will be a player/parent meeting on Tuesday, September 8 at 7PM in the Theology center.  This will be a great opportunity to meet Coach Haggerty and hear about the lacrosse workouts this fall.  All skill levels are welcome! 

Friday, September 4th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Sophomores: You received an email from the Counseling Office regarding the Sophomore Questionnaire. Please complete it as soon as possible. It must be completed by Friday, September 4.

BRTV meeting will take place TODAY after school at 1:45pm in the Theology Center. Please see Mr. Creed with any questions.

Reminders from the Dean’s Office: Next week we return to the regular dress code. All students must be in a Brother Rice polo, dress pants, and school shoes.

Your “Parent/Student Handbook Certification and Technology Usage Acceptance Policy 2020-2021” signature sheet is due by Friday, September 4th to your homeroom teacher.

If you have not purchased a parking pass, please pick up a registration sheet at the Dean’s Office. If you have purchased a pass and have not picked it up, you may do so at the Dean’s Office.

Next week, the Orange Group will report on Tuesday and Thursday and the Maroon Group will report on Wednesday and Friday.

SPORTS

For any Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball, we will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30pm on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.

Attention any Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior interested in playing Lacrosse this spring: There will be a player/parent meeting on Tuesday, September 8 at 7PM in the Theology center.  This will be a great opportunity to meet Coach Haggerty and hear about the lacrosse workouts this fall.  All skill levels are welcome!

Tomorrow the cross country team will travel to Oak Park to take on Fenwick and Leo.  The meet will be live streamed on instagram @FenwickTV.  Updates will be posted on the Br. Rice twitter page as well.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Sophomores: You received an email from the Counseling Office regarding the Sophomore Questionnaire. Please complete it as soon as possible. It must be completed by Friday, September 4.

REMINDER:  The school photographer will be in the library today and tomorrow to take your ID/yearbook picture if you did not have it taken in the summer. Please wear a shirt and tie.  Students should go to the library during their lunch periods.  Adults are welcome between 9 am and noon. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 13. 

Students, please remember to bring ALL of your books home each day for assignments that may be given in remote learning.

Brother Rice TV members are asked to check their emails regarding meetings on Thursday and Friday of this week. If you have any questions or concerns, please see or email Mr. Creed.

Reminders from the Dean’s Office: 

Next week we return to the regular dress code. All students must be in a Brother Rice polo, dress pants, and school shoes.

Your “Parent/Student Handbook Certification and Technology Usage Acceptance Policy 2020-2021” signature sheet is due by Friday, September 4th to your homeroom teacher.

If you have not purchased a parking pass, please pick up a registration sheet at the Dean’s Office. If you have purchased a pass and have not picked it up, you may do so at the Dean’s Office.

Next week, the Orange Group will report on Tuesday and Thursday and the Maroon Group will report on Wednesday and Friday.

SPORTS

For any Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball, we will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30pm on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions. 

Any sophomore football player who has not picked up his team shop order can pick it up from Coach Klutcharch in Room 119.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Sophomores: You received an email from the Counseling Office regarding the Sophomore Questionnaire. Please complete it as soon as possible. It must be completed by Friday, September 4.

REMINDER:  The school photographer will be in the library tomorrow and Friday to take your ID/yearbook picture if you did not have it taken in the summer. Please wear a shirt and tie.  Students should go to the library during their lunch periods.  Adults are welcome between 9 am and noon. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 13. 

Students, please remember to bring ALL of your books home each day for assignments that may be given in remote learning.

Students in 8th period Broadcast Journalism should report to the library today.

Brother Rice TV members are asked to check their emails regarding meetings on Thursday and Friday of this week. If you have any questions or concerns, please see or email Mr. Creed.

 

Reminders from the Dean’s Office: 

Next week we return to the regular dress code. All students must be in a Brother Rice polo, dress pants, and school shoes.

Your “Parent/Student Handbook Certification and Technology Usage Acceptance Policy 2020-2021” signature sheet is due by Friday, September 4th to your homeroom teacher.

If you have not purchased a parking pass, please pick up a registration sheet at the Dean’s Office. If you have purchased a pass and have not picked it up, you may do so at the Dean’s Office.

Next week, the Orange Group will report on Tuesday and Thursday and the Maroon Group will report on Wednesday and Friday.

SPORTS

For any Freshman and Sophomores interested in playing baseball, we will have our first JV baseball contact day Thursday 9/17 @ 2:30pm on the baseball field.  Please see Coach Massey or Coach McBride with any questions.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Sophomores: You received an email from the Counseling Office regarding the Sophomore Questionnaire. Please complete it as soon as possible. It must be completed by Friday, September 4.

Attention faculty, staff and students who did not get their ID/yearbook pictures taken in the summer:  The photographer will be in the library on Thursday and Friday from 9 am until noon to take your ID/yearbook pictures.  Please wear a shirt and tie for this photo.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Pacetti.

SPORTS

ATTENTION FOOTBALL PLAYERS: Team Shop attire and spikes are in! Please see Coach Lyons, Coach Klutcharch, or Coach Kelly after 7th or 8th period in the main locker room for pick-up. 

Orange Group-Today

Monday, August 31st, 2020

GENERAL

SPORTS

On Saturday, the cross country team opened up its season against Marist.  The day got off to a good start with Charlie Walsh winning the sophomore race.  Jack Brouder ran a personal best to finish 4th.  The varsity team came up short by a score of 23-33.  Top performances came from Eddie Burke (2nd) & Mikey Corcoran (5th).  Both Connor Melean & Sean Deane ran personal bests.  The highlight of the day came in the freshmen race in which the Crusaders had a perfect score claiming the first five spots.  Charley Duggan was the individual champion followed by Danny Macis, Jack Gorman, Tommy Witt, & Andy Andrade.  Special thanks to the BRTV crew and all faculty that were in attendance.  This Saturday the team will race at Fenwick.  

 

ATTENTION FOOTBALL PLAYERS: Team Shop attire and spikes are in! Please see Coach Lyons, Coach Klutcharch, or Coach Kelly after 7th or 8th period in the main locker room for pick-up. 

Maroon Group- Today and Orange Group- on Tuesday.

Friday, August 28th, 2020

GENERAL

Freshmen are asked to please check their Brother Rice emails and respond to the Freshman Questionnaire that was sent out by the Counseling Department. This is a mandatory survey that must be completed by Thursday, August 27. Stop by the Counseling Office with any questions!

ATTENTION STUDENTS:  ALL Full Lunches will be in the North Gym for the remainder of the week

SPORTS

For many years, the fall sports season kicked off with a matchup between Br. Rice and Marist.  This year is no different, except it will be Saturday morning instead of Friday night. On Saturday, the cross country team will open up its season in a dual meet at Marist.  The members of the team have worked hard all summer to represent all of ‘Crusader Nation’ in an effort to continue dominating that school on 115th street.  The sophomore race is at 9:00am, followed by the varsity main event race at 9:40 and freshmen at 10:20.  After a long hiatus, this is a great opportunity for the Crusader Crazies to reintroduce themselves and support their classmates. The team would also like to extend a special invitation to all faculty members. All races will start on the field and are spectator friendly.  Come out and watch ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders!   

Any student, especially freshmen & sophomore soccer, football, & basketball players, there’s still time to join the cross country team this season.  This is a great opportunity to get outside and stay active to prepare for your season.  All abilities are welcome and workouts will be assigned based on skill level.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.  

Any member of last year’s track & field team should see Coach Wazio sometime this week in room 212 to pick up their award.    

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

GENERAL

Freshmen are asked to please check their Brother Rice emails and respond to the Freshman Questionnaire that was sent out by the Counseling Department. This is a mandatory survey that must be completed by Thursday, August 27. Stop by the Counseling Office with any questions!

ATTENTION STUDENTS: ALL  Full Lunches will be in the North Gym for the remainder of the week

SPORTS

For many years, the fall sports season kicked off with a matchup between Br. Rice and Marist.  This year is no different, except it will be Saturday morning instead of Friday night. On Saturday, the cross country team will open up its season in a dual meet at Marist.  The members of the team have worked hard all summer to represent all of ‘Crusader Nation’ in an effort to continue dominating that school on 115th street.  The sophomore race is at 9:00am, followed by the varsity main event race at 9:40 and freshmen at 10:20.  After a long hiatus, this is a great opportunity for the Crusader Crazies to reintroduce themselves and support their classmates. The team would also like to extend a special invitation to all faculty members. All races will start on the field and are spectator friendly.  Come out and watch ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders!   

Any student, especially freshmen & sophomore soccer, football, & basketball players, there’s still time to join the cross country team this season.  This is a great opportunity to get outside and stay active to prepare for your season.  All abilities are welcome and workouts will be assigned based on skill level.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.  

Any member of last year’s track & field team should see Coach Wazio sometime this week in room 212 to pick up their award.    

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

GENERAL

Freshmen are asked to please check their Brother Rice emails and respond to the Freshman Questionnaire that was sent out by the Counseling Department. This is a mandatory survey that must be completed by Thursday, August 27. Stop by the Counseling Office with any questions!

Attention all seniors in Open School; your attendance is being taken in the Library during your open school period.  Please report to the library for Open School.

All students:  Schedule changes can be made until Labor Day.   After that you will be charged a fee for any change

Attention students: ALL Full Lunches will be in the North Gym for the remainder of the week. 

SPORTS

For many years, the fall sports season kicked off with a matchup between Br. Rice and Marist.  This year is no different, except it will be Saturday morning instead of Friday night. On Saturday, the cross country team will open up its season in a dual meet at Marist.  The members of the team have worked hard all summer to represent all of ‘Crusader Nation’ in an effort to continue dominating that school on 115th street.  The sophomore race is at 9:00am, followed by the varsity main event race at 9:40 and freshmen at 10:20.  After a long hiatus, this is a great opportunity for the Crusader Crazies to reintroduce themselves and support their classmates. The team would also like to extend a special invitation to all faculty members. All races will start on the field and are spectator friendly.  Come out and watch ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders!   

Any student, especially freshmen & sophomore soccer, football, & basketball players, there’s still time to join the cross country team this season.  This is a great opportunity to get outside and stay active to prepare for your season.  All abilities are welcome and workouts will be assigned based on skill level.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.  

Any member of last year’s track & field team should see Coach Wazio sometime this week in room 212 to pick up their award. 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

GENERAL

Freshmen are asked to please check their Brother Rice emails and respond to the Freshman Questionnaire that was sent out by the Counseling Department. This is a mandatory survey that must be completed by Thursday, August 27. Stop by the Counseling Office with any questions!

Attention students: If you are driving to school you will need to
purchase a parking pass and get a permission slip from Mrs. Marley in the Dean’s office. Also, if you have purchased a parking pass please pick it up in the Dean’s office.

Students in fourth period French 2 should report to Room 100 for class TODAY.

Attention all seniors in Open School; your attendance is being taken in the Library during your open school period.  Please report to the library for Open School.

All students:  Schedule changes can be made until Labor Day.   After that you will be charged a fee for any change

Attention students: ALL Full Lunches will be in the North Gym for the remainder of the week. 

SPORTS

There will be a meeting in Room 201 at 1:30PM TODAY for the Maroon group and for anyone interested in playing volleyball this year.  If you can’t make the meeting, please see Coach Dwyer in room 201.

Any student, especially freshmen & sophomore soccer, football, & basketball players, there’s still time to join the cross country team this season.  This is a great opportunity to get outside and stay active to prepare for your season.  All abilities are welcome and workouts will be assigned based on skill level.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.  

Any member of last year’s track & field team should see Coach Wazio sometime this week in room 212 to pick up their award. 

Monday, August 24, 2020

GENERAL

Freshmen are asked to please check their Brother Rice emails and respond to the Freshman Questionnaire that was sent out by the Counseling Department. This is a mandatory survey that must be completed by Thursday, August 27. Stop by the Counseling Office with any questions!

Attention students: If you are driving to school you will need to
purchase a parking pass.  Get a permission slip from Mrs. Marley
in the Dean’s office.  Also, if you have purchased a parking pass

Lost and Found: Mrs. England has two found items from last March. If you are the owner of a lost hat or a string bag, please see Mrs. England in room 217.

SPORTS

There will be a meeting in Room 201 at 1:30PM TODAY for the Orange group and tomorrow for the Maroon group for anyone interested in playing volleyball this year.  If you can’t make the meeting, please see Coach Dwyer in room 201.

Any student, especially freshmen & sophomore soccer, football, & basketball players, there’s still time to join the cross country team this season.  This is a great opportunity to get outside and stay active to prepare for your season.  All abilities are welcome and workouts will be assigned based on skill level.  Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.  

Any member of last year’s track & field team should see Coach Wazio sometime this week in room 212 to pick up their award.   

Friday, August 21, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: If you are driving to school you will need to purchase a parking pass.  Get a permission slip from Mrs. Marley in the Dean’s office.  Also, if you have purchased a parking pass please come to the Dean’s office to pick it up. 

Students in Mr. Vogt’s 8th period Broadcast Journalism class should report to the library today.

Attention freshmen and transfer students:  Ms. Pacetti sent you an email asking for your t-shirt size.  Please email her back ASAP so she can order your house t-shirt.

Lost and Found: Mrs. England has two found items from last March. If you are the owner of a lost hat or a string bag, please see Mrs. England in room 217.

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.