Thursday, February 29th, 2024

Kairos 4th day will take place after 8th and 9th period in the chapel. All kaironians are welcome to attend.

Guitar Club will be Thursday after school.

Kairos applications are due tomorrow . Drop them off with Mr. Augustyn in room 117

Chess Club will meet today immediately after 9th period in room 209.

GeoQuest Club will meet today in Room 215 after 9th period.

Art Club will meet today immediately after 9th period in room 207.

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

The gyms and weight room may not be used after school, unless supervised by a Brother Rice faculty member or coach. We do not have an open gym after school. Thank you.

ATTENTION all students! The Politics Club will hold its first meeting of the semester after 8th period, and after 9th period today after school in room 220. Come let your voice be heard! We will discuss the most important issues of the day. Come join us in room 220 for a meeting of the Politics Club.

Attention all wrestlers…mandatory meeting today, Wednesday Feb 28th after 8th or 9th period in the wrestling room.

Attention anyone who is interested in trying out for volleyball this season: Tryouts will be next Monday March 4th and Tuesday March 5th. Freshman and JV tryouts are 3:15-5, and Varsity will be 5-7. All students must be registered on 8to18 to try out. See Coach Michniak with any questions.

Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

Kairos 4th day will take place after 8th and 9th period in the chapel. All kaironians are welcome to attend.

Guitar Club will be Thursday after school.

Kairos applications are due tomorrow . Drop them off with Mr. Augustyn in room 117

Chess Club will meet today immediately after 9th period in room 209.

GeoQuest Club will meet today in Room 215 after 9th period.

Art Club will meet today immediately after 9th period in room 207.

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

The gyms and weight room may not be used after school, unless supervised by a Brother Rice faculty member or coach. We do not have an open gym after school. Thank you.

ATTENTION all students! The Politics Club will hold its first meeting of the semester after 8th period, and after 9th period today after school in room 220. Come let your voice be heard! We will discuss the most important issues of the day. Come join us in room 220 for a meeting of the Politics Club.

Attention all wrestlers…mandatory meeting today, Wednesday Feb 28th after 8th or 9th period in the wrestling room.

Attention anyone who is interested in trying out for volleyball this season: Tryouts will be next Monday March 4th and Tuesday March 5th. Freshman and JV tryouts are 3:15-5, and Varsity will be 5-7. All students must be registered on 8to18 to try out. See Coach Michniak with any questions.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

Kairos applications are due by Thursday. Drop them off with Mr. Augustyn in room 117

The University of Alabama will be visiting this morning outside the cafeteria. Please stop by to learn more about this school!

Guitar Club will be Thursday after school.

Crusaders of the Rosary will meet today at 2:45 p.m. in the chapel. We invite all students, faculty, and staff to join us in prayer.

Congrats to the Crusader Math Team for placing 2nd in their regional contest on Saturday. Our calculator team and junior/senior 2 person team both took 1st place in their competitions. Owen McShane, JD Gamboa, Gavin O’Connor and Kevin Walczak all placed first in their individual contest earning a spot at the state competition.

GeoQuest Club will meet tomorrow after 9th period in Room 215.

Attention Juniors – you all should have received an email from STRIVESCAN last night to your Brother Rice email. This is NOT spam. You received a barcode that you can use during the Catholic College Fair tomorrow during 2nd period. You will be allowed to have your phones for the fair so that you can scan with colleges. You should get another email tomorrow morning with your barcode. Do NOT delete it. See Ms. Pearson or your counselor if you have any questions.

Thank you to all sixteen teams that participated in the Intramural basketball league. We had close to 100 participants. Team Klinger edged out Team Sloyan by two points to win the Championship and the right to have their team name added to the trophy. Congratulations Tater Klinger, Paul Baker, Zach Mikrut, John Mikrut, Nolan Daley and Colin Dickman.

On Sunday, the track & field team competed at the ICOPS Invite at Lewis University. Top performances on the day came from medalists Gavin O’Connor (2nd, 3200m), Rickey Taylor (4th, Long Jump) & Andrew Straley (5th, 3200m). This Friday night the team will compete in the ‘Midway Miles’ Invitational at the University of Chicago. Also, today is the last day for any student that may still have interest in being part of the team this season. Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.

Congrats to the Brother Rice Wrestling team for bringing home a trophy and for coming in 4th in the State tournament this past weekend. This is the first time in school history the Wrestling team has placed – nice job Crusader Matmen!

Attention all wrestlers…mandatory meeting tomorrow Wednesday Feb 28th after 8th or 9th period in the wrestling room.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

Kairos applications are due by Thursday. Drop them off with Mr. Augustyn in room 117

The University of Alabama will be visiting this morning outside the cafeteria. Please stop by to learn more about this school!

Guitar Club will be Thursday after school.

Crusaders of the Rosary will meet today at 2:45 p.m. in the chapel. We invite all students, faculty, and staff to join us in prayer.

Congrats to the Crusader Math Team for placing 2nd in their regional contest on Saturday. Our calculator team and junior/senior 2 person team both took 1st place in their competitions. Owen McShane, JD Gamboa, Gavin O’Connor and Kevin Walczak all placed first in their individual contest earning a spot at the state competition.

GeoQuest Club will meet tomorrow after 9th period in Room 215.

Attention Juniors – you all should have received an email from STRIVESCAN last night to your Brother Rice email. This is NOT spam. You received a barcode that you can use during the Catholic College Fair tomorrow during 2nd period. You will be allowed to have your phones for the fair so that you can scan with colleges. You should get another email tomorrow morning with your barcode. Do NOT delete it. See Ms. Pearson or your counselor if you have any questions.

Thank you to all sixteen teams that participated in the Intramural basketball league. We had close to 100 participants. Team Klinger edged out Team Sloyan by two points to win the Championship and the right to have their team name added to the trophy. Congratulations Tater Klinger, Paul Baker, Zach Mikrut, John Mikrut, Nolan Daley and Colin Dickman.

On Sunday, the track & field team competed at the ICOPS Invite at Lewis University. Top performances on the day came from medalists Gavin O’Connor (2nd, 3200m), Rickey Taylor (4th, Long Jump) & Andrew Straley (5th, 3200m). This Friday night the team will compete in the ‘Midway Miles’ Invitational at the University of Chicago. Also, today is the last day for any student that may still have interest in being part of the team this season. Any questions, see Coach Wazio in room 212.

Congrats to the Brother Rice Wrestling team for bringing home a trophy and for coming in 4th in the State tournament this past weekend. This is the first time in school history the Wrestling team has placed – nice job Crusader Matmen!

Attention all wrestlers…mandatory meeting tomorrow Wednesday Feb 28th after 8th or 9th period in the wrestling room.

Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

Just a reminder to reboot your entry in the Stock Market Challenge. Registration and password remain the same but the game is now called Crusader2024RB. Any issues see Coach Nye in the Deans Office

Applications for the March kairos are due next Thursday. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions.

Schedule cards are due today.

The JV Hockey team will be playing in the DiCristina Cup championship round after a 3-0 shutout win over Marist last night. Goals in the game were scored by Jake Beck, Joel Rangel, and Mason Fiermuga; Nick DiPasquale stopped all 23 shots he faced for the shutout. The next round is against Providence, game dates to be announced.

A reminder that any student still interested in being part of the track & field team should see Coach Wazio absolutely no later than today!!!

Good luck to the BR wrestling team who will be competing this evening in the Elite 8 in State, Go get em Crusader Matmen!

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

Applications for the March kairos are due a week from Today. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions.

Just a reminder to reboot your entry in the Stock Market Challenge. Registration and password remain the same but the game is now called Crusader2024RB. Any issues see Coach Nye in the Dean’s Office

Schedule cards are due on Friday.

The Varsity hockey team’s season concluded this week with a tough semifinal loss to #1 seed St. Ignatius. Congratulations to the team on another successful season. The JV hockey team faces a game 3 matchup tonight vs. Marist, with the winner advancing to play Providence in the DiCristina Cup finals. Puck drops at 8pm from Oak Lawn Ice Arena, come out tonight to support the team.

Any students interested in joining the water polo team. Stop in the pool today after school and see Coach Scott.

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

Student Council will meet tomorrow evening at 8 p.m. on Google Meets. Members should check their email for the Google Meets link. See Mr. Prunckle with any questions.

Spanish Club will meet today immediately after 9th period in Room 207.

GeoQuest Club will meet today in Room 215 after 9th period.

SADD will meet today at 2:45 in Room 105

Just a reminder to reboot your entry in the Stock Market Challenge. Registration and password remain the same but the game is now called Crusader2024RB. Any issues see Coach Nye in the Dean’s Office

Kairos 4th day will take place after 8th and 9th period today in the chapel. All kaironians are welcome.

Applications for the March kairos are due a week from Thursday. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions.

The Diversity club is showing Green Book after school on Thursday in the Forum.

Moraine Valley Community College Is holding an Engineering Info Session tomorrow, February 22nd at 6:30pm in Building T Fogelson Theatre. This event is for any students interested in Engineering. Please stop by the counseling center for more info.

Schedule cards are due on Friday.

No Open Nets Today for Men’s Lacrosse. Back again on Friday!

Congratulations to the Brother Rice wrestling team for advancing to the Elite 8 in State. Matches will take place this Friday And Saturday down at ISU start time TBA. Good job Crusader mat men!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

Spanish Club will meet tomorrow immediately after 9th period in Room 207

Guitar club will meet Wednesday after school this week.

Due to an on-line contest computer glitch that allowed unlimited short selling, participants in the Stock Market Challenge must reboot their accounts. Registration and password remain the same but the game is now called Crusader2024RB.

We apologize for the inconvenience but accounts we all restart at $250,000 and you will need to enter new stock trades to your portfolio in the newly named Contest Crusader 2024RB. There is a space between the letter “r and the number “2”

Student Council will meet Thursday evening at 8pm on Google Meets. Members should check their email for the Google Meets link. See Mr. Prunckle with any questions.

The Investment Club will meet Today after school. We will have a guest who will speak on Retirement Planning Strategies and why we should think about it at an early age.

Applications for the March kairos are due a week from Thursday. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions.

GeoQuest Club will meet tomorrow in Room 215 after 9th period.

Creative Writing Club will meet today at 2:45 in room 105

SADD will meet tomorrow at 2:45 in Room 105

Moraine Valley Community College is holding a FAFSA event for parents and students tonight from 5-7pm in Building S. Stop by the Counseling Department for more info.

Diversity club members planning on going to McAuley and the mass on Friday should see Mr. Parker now

The Diversity club is showing Green Book after school on Thursday in the Forum.

Schedule cards are due on Friday.

Any students interested in joining the water polo team please stop by the pool after school.

We will be hosting some IHSA state series events this week. Tonight is our IHSA 2A Dual Team Sectional wrestling match vs. Oak Forest. Tomorrow on Wednesday, our boys basketball team will start their playoff run as we host the IHSA 3A Basketball Regional. Since both are IHSA events, Brother Rice students must pay the admission price for entry. It will be $8 cash tonight for wrestling. Basketball will cost $6 cash for Regionals. Both events have digital ticketing. Link can be found on our athletic site or search Br. Rice on GoFan.co. Thank you and Good luck to our teams this week!

Attention all wrestling fans the Brother Rice wrestling team will be competing for the Sectional Championship tomorrow night at 6pm at Brother Rice winner of the dual meet will win a trip downstate as a team, good luck crusader matmen

Anyone interested in still being a part of the track & field team this season must see Coach Wazio in room 212 absolutely no later than this Friday.

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

Baseball Tryout meeting this Friday (2/16) in the Forum @ 3pm after school. Anyone interested in trying out for Baseball this spring must attend. Please see Coach McBride if you cannot make it.

The tennis team will have a mandatory meeting after school this Friday, February 16, in Room 101. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Intramural basketball update: the 8 winners last night advance to the playoffs next Thursday 2/22. Winners of those games will play Sunday 2/25 for the Championship. Schedule has been updated. See Mr. Nye in Admissions with questions.

Last night the track & field team traveled to Thornton for the Indoor Classic. Event winners were Khalil Cole in the long jump & Gavin O’Connor in the 600m. Tommy Sloyan placed 2nd in the high hurdles. Also earning bronze medals were Dylan McDonnell in the high hurdles & Jameson Davis in the 60m dash. Tomorrow the team will compete in the ‘Meet of Champions’ at Gately

Friday, February 16th, 2024

Attention Juniors! Applications for the John Hosty Scholarship Award are available in the Main Office. Five awards will be given to Junior students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a focus on community service at Brother Rice and in the community. Applications are due March 27th.

Baseball Tryout meeting this Friday (2/16) in the Forum @ 3pm after school. Anyone interested in trying out for Baseball this spring must attend. Please see Coach McBride if you cannot make it.

The tennis team will have a mandatory meeting after school this Friday, February 16, in Room 101. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Intramural basketball update: the 8 winners last night advance to the playoffs next Thursday 2/22. Winners of those games will play Sunday 2/25 for the Championship. Schedule has been updated. See Mr. Nye in Admissions with questions.

Last night the track & field team traveled to Thornton for the Indoor Classic. Event winners were Khalil Cole in the long jump & Gavin O’Connor in the 600m. Tommy Sloyan placed 2nd in the high hurdles. Also earning bronze medals were Dylan McDonnell in the high hurdles & Jameson Davis in the 60m dash. Tomorrow the team will compete in the ‘Meet of Champions’ at Gately

Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Senior portraits by appointment will start TODAY at 3 until 7 p.m. Seniors must wear shirt, tie and suit coat for senior portraits. A graduation cap and gown will be available.

Applications for Peer Ministry are due this week. Turn them in to Mr. Augustyn ASAP.

Attention all freshman and sophomores, if your interested in registering for the Gaming class next year, please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210 asap before it fills up.

Diversity meeting Thursday room 114

Open lifting today will take place from 1:00 to 2:30 and again from 3:30 to 5:00.

Baseball Tryout meeting this Friday (2/16) in the Forum @ 3pm after school. Anyone interested in trying out for Baseball this spring must attend. Please see Coach McBride if you cannot make it.

The tennis team will have a mandatory meeting after school this Friday, February 16, in Room 101. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2024

Last chance for yearbook pictures! Transfer-in underclassmen, faculty/staff, and students who did not get a yearbook picture taken in August can have their photos taken TOMORROW from 1 to 2 p.m. in the front foyer. Wear (or bring) a shirt and tie for this photo. Senior portraits by appointment will start at 3 until 7 p.m. Seniors must wear a shirt, tie and suit coat for senior portraits. A graduation cap and gown will be available.

GeoQuest Club will meet today after 9th period in Room 215.

Diversity meeting Thursday room 114

Applications for Peer Ministry are due this week. Turn them in to Mr. Augustyn ASAP.

Kairos 4th day will take place after 8th and 9th period today in the chapel. All kaironians are welcome.

Open weight room will take place today from 2:00 to 3:00, close for a team lift from 3 to 4, and then reopen for open lift from 4 to 6.

Reminder to close out of all of your work in the library and not leave it up on the computer .

Baseball Tryout meeting this Friday (2/16) in the Forum @ 3pm after school. Anyone interested in trying out for Baseball this spring must attend. Please see Coach McBride if you cannot make it.

The tennis team will have a mandatory meeting after school this Friday, February 16, in Room 101. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2024

Last chance for yearbook pictures! Transfer-in underclassmen, faculty/staff, and students who did not get a yearbook picture taken in August can have their photos taken on THURSDAY from 1 to 2 p.m. in the front foyer. Wear (or bring) a shirt and tie for this photo. Senior portrait appointments start TODAY through Thursday, starting from 3 until 7 p.m. Seniors must wear a shirt, tie and suit coat for senior portraits. A graduation cap and gown will be available.

Applications for Peer Ministry are due this week. Turn them in to Mr. Augustyn ASAP.

GeoQuest Club will meet tomorrow after 9th period in Room 215.

Two Important Engineering Program Announcements 1.) if you already submitted your application please check your BR email ASAP. 2.) There is still time to apply, all applications are due by tomorrow at 7th period, see Mr. Van Dyke with any questions

Guitar will be on Wednesday after school.

Diversity meeting Thursday room 114

Varsity hockey advanced to the semifinals of the Kennedy Cup with a 5-3 win over Providence on Friday. Thanks to all the Crazies that came out and gave the team a big lift. The next round starts with a Sunday matchup at St. Ignatius at 5:20pm. The JV hockey team got their semifinal round started with a 4-2 win over Marist last night. Goals scored by Boyer, Rangel, Fiermuga, and Wiers. Game 2 is Saturday at 7:30 at Morgan Park.

On Saturday, the track & field team took part in the Valentine Relays at Proviso West. The 4×2 team placed 12th, while both the 4×8 & 4×4 teams placed 11th overall out of 49 teams. The Crusaders will travel to Thornton this Thursday for the Indoor Classic.

Wednesday, February 7th, 2024

Order Forms for Varsity jackets and sweaters are in the bookstore. All orders will be due by this Friday.

Applications for the March kairos are available outside the ministry office or in room 117. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions.

GeoQuest Club will meet today in Room 215 after 9th period.

Chess Club meets immediately after 9th period in room 209

District 218 holds summer Driver’s Education at the following schools, Eisenhower, Richards, and Shepard High Schools. If you want information, see Mrs Marley in the Dean’s office.

SADD will meet today at 2:45 in room 105.

Attention juniors: If you are interested in taking English 4 Journalism next year, please pick up an orange information sheet from the door of Room 103 and follow the instructions to apply for this class; email Ms. Pacetti to get the correct link to the application.

Last chance for yearbook pictures! Transfer-in underclassmen, faculty/staff, and students who did not get a yearbook picture taken in August can have their photos taken on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the front foyer. Wear (or bring) a shirt and tie for this photo. Senior portrait appointments can be scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 13, through Thursday, Feb. 15, starting from 3 until 7 p.m. Seniors must wear shirt, tie and suit coat for senior portraits. A graduation cap and gown will be available. Ms. Pacetti sent you an email last week with information to make your appointment.

Kairos 4th day will take place after 8th and 9th period in the chapel. All kaironians are invited to attend.

Seniors – if you attended a District 123 school for four years or more, please stop by the counseling department to pick up information about a scholarship opportunity.

A representative from Saint Xavier University will be visiting TODAY outside the cafeteria from 9:45-11:15. Please stop by to learn more about St. Xavier.

Intramural basketball is regular time this Thursday night in both gyms. This is the last regular season game before playoffs begin next week for all teams. If you win next week, you will play again the following Thursday. If you lose, your season is over. Team Sloyan and Team Klutcharch are the last of the undefeated teams. Coach Klutch leads the league in scoring and Coach Dominik leads the league in offensive rebounds, primarily off his missed layups. Any questions contact Mr. Nye in the Admissions office.

Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

District 218 holds summer Driver’s Education at the following schools, Eisenhower, Richards, and Shepard High Schools. If you want information, see Mrs Marley in the Dean’s office.

Attention juniors: If you are interested in taking English 4 Journalism next year, please pick up an orange information sheet from the door of Room 103 and follow the instructions to apply for this class; email Ms. Pacetti to get the correct link to the application.

Order Forms for Varsity jackets and sweaters are in the bookstore. All orders will be due by this Friday.

Applications for the March kairos are available outside the ministry office or in room 117. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions.

Students preparing for Confirmation will meet today following 9th period in the Chapel with Fr. Mark

GeoQuest Club will meet tomorrow after school in Room 215.

SADD will meet tomorrow at 2:45 in room 105.

Creative Writing Club will meet today at 2:45 in room 105.

Crusaders for Inclusion will host our first meeting Wednesday morning at 7 am in the Forum. Join us as we prepare to welcome our Mount Sion Students next year.

Bass Fishing team meeting today 5:30-6:30pm in the cafeteria

Seniors – if you attended a District 123 school for four years or more, please stop by the counseling department to pick up information about a scholarship opportunity.

Students interested in joining the water polo team will have a meeting after school today in the Forum.

Great win last night for Varsity hockey over Providence, 2-1. Jack Keaty and Jack Edison both scored, Deven Stillo made huge saves to get the win in net. A great crowd gave the Crusaders the home ice advantage we needed to come out on top. The deciding game 3 in the first round Kennedy Cup series is Friday night at Arctic, 8:30pm puck drop.

Monday, February 5th, 2024

District 218 holds summer Driver’s Education at the following schools, Eisenhower, Richards, and Shepard High Schools. If you want information, see Mrs Marley in the Dean’s office.

Order Forms for Varsity jackets and sweaters are in the bookstore. All orders will be due by this Friday.

Students preparing for Confirmation will meet Tuesday following 9th period in the chapel with Fr. Mark

Guitar Club is canceled this week.

Mock Trial Team will meet in Room 215 today after the 9th period.

Creative Writing Club will meet tomorrow at 2:45 in Room 105

SADD will meet Wednesday at 2:45 in room 105

Anyone who did NOT pick their doughnut for this morning’s Doughnut Club distribution please see Mr Dolan in Room 220.

A blue lunch bag and a black winter hat with a Chicago label are at the lost and found desk in the library.

Crusaders for Inclusion will host our first meeting Wednesday morning at 7 am in the Forum. Join us as we prepare to welcome our Mount Sion Students next year.

The Investment Club will meet tomorrow after school. Remember to enter the Stock Picking Challenge. You must enter by Friday to be eligible for prizes.

JV Hockey advanced to the DiCristina Cup semifinals with a 3-0 win over Marmion yesterday. Charlie Wiers had 2 more goals, Jack Edison had 1, and Nick DiPasquale got the shutout in net. Varsity hockey lost a tough Kennedy Cup opener to Providence Friday 5-4, but are back on home ice tonight in a must win game 2. Puck drops at 6:15pm at Oak Lawn Ice Arena, come on out, the boys need your support!

Students interested in joining the water polo team will have a meeting tomorrow in the Forum after school.

On Saturday, the track & field team opened the season at Evanston. Event winners on the day were James Lapenas (varsity 800m), Emeir White (FS 300m) & Matt Pikus (F/S Shot Put), & the FS 4×800 team of Andrew Straley, Dylan Cody, Matt Hynes, & Matt Glennon. 2nd place efforts came from Jameson Davis (FS 55m), Straley (Varsity 1600m), Gavin O’Connor (Varsity 3200m), the varsity 4×200 relay team of Davis, White, Khalil Cole, & Keanu Juhasz, Al Crema (varsity shot put), & Qwamaine Spivery (FS shot put). This Saturday the team will travel to Proviso West for the Valentine Relays.