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.
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.