Thursday, January 21st, 2020

GENERAL

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

Attention juniors, if you are interested in being a peer minister next year, application forms are available outside the ministry office. See Mr. Augustyn with any questions


Students who are interested in STEM summer programs may be interested in the following programs:

  • Discovering STEM in ACES is a two-week virtual experience, July 11-23, 2021, via Zoom from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is free for students.  This is a virtual opportunity for students to discover their interests in STEM-based careers. Current sophomores or juniors who rank in the top 25% of their class with a “B” average are encouraged to apply.  
  • The United States Naval Academy Summer STEM is a one week program during the month of June designed to encourage 9th-11th grade students to pursue a course of study in STEM fields.  Students do not have to have an interest in attending the Naval Academy to participate in this camp.  This program may be held virtually if Covid-19 does not permit in-person camps.   There is a fee for this program, but scholarships are available for tuition and travel costs. 

Additional summer programs are as follows:

  • Ag Discovery Program-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:  This program is for students interested in exploring opportunities associated with becoming a veterinarian and working with wildlife.  The program will be virtual from July 11-30, 2021 and is free for students. 
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders Program is an eight-week paid internship for current juniors and seniors with a nonprofit organization selected by the Bank.  Students will also attend a week long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 12-17th.  The application deadline for this program is January 29th.   
  • The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar: Current Juniors who are interested in the Naval Academy are encouraged to apply for their summer seminar which is held in June.  This is a great opportunity for students who are considering the Academy as their college of choice because it will be a good introduction to life at the Academy.  There is a fee for this program, but scholarships are available for tuition and travel costs. 

Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information about the registration process for these programs. 

SPORTS

Intramural tennis will resume next Wednesday, January 27. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Over the break, the Brother Rice ESports program competed in the St. Rita Fortnite tournament. The duo team of Jimmy Hogan and Colin Ashely walked away with the Championship. The first of hopefully many more championships for the Esports program. 

Wednesday, January 20th, 2020

GENERAL

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


Students who are interested in STEM summer programs may be interested in the following programs:

  • Discovering STEM in ACES is a two-week virtual experience, July 11-23, 2021, via Zoom from the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign and is free for students.  This is a virtual opportunity for students to discover their interests in STEM-based careers. Current sophomores or juniors who rank in the top 25% of their class with a “B” average are encouraged to apply.  
  • The United States Naval Academy Summer STEM is a one week program during the month of June designed to encourage 9th-11th grade students to pursue a course of study in STEM fields.  Students do not have to have an interest in attending the Naval Academy to participate in this camp.  This program may be held virtually if Covid-19 does not permit in-person camps.   There is a fee for this program, but scholarships are available for tuition and travel costs. 

Additional summer programs are as follows:

  • Ag Discovery Program-University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign:  This program is for students interested in exploring opportunities associated with becoming a veterinarian and working with wildlife.  The program will be virtual from July 11-30, 2021, and is free for students. 
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders Program is an eight-week paid internship for current juniors and seniors with a nonprofit organization selected by the Bank.  Students will also attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 12-17th.  The application deadline for this program is January 29th.   
  • The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar: Current Juniors who are interested in the Naval Academy are encouraged to apply for their summer seminar which is held in June.  This is a great opportunity for students who are considering the Academy as their college of choice because it will be a good introduction to life at the Academy. There is a fee for this program, but scholarships are available for tuition and travel costs. 

Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information about the registration process for these camps. 

Kairos 4th Day will take place after 8th period in the chapel.  Join us as we welcome our new Kairos 155 brothers.

SPORTS

Intramural tennis will resume next Wednesday, January 27. See Coach Vogt with questions.

 

Over the break, the Brother Rice ESports program competed in the St. Rita Fortnite tournament. The duo team of Jimmy Hogan and Colin Ashely walked away with the Championship. The first of hopefully many more championships for the Esports program. 

Tuesday, January 19th, 2020

GENERAL

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

SPORTS

All members of the bowling team, please meet in room 201 after 8th period for a brief meeting.  See Coach Dwyer if you have any questions.

Friday, December 18th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: When we return on January 4th we will be on a 40 minute schedule

Creative Writing Club will NOT meet today after school. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

Attention all students:  The Advocacy Club will be selling ice cream snacks for only one dollar after the second period exams today. All proceeds will go to Love Without Boundaries, to help fund the education of the students in Cambodia. Treat yourself to an ice cream treat!  You’ve worked hard on your exams.  Also, for today and tomorrow only: our chocolate-dipped vanilla ice cream bars are on sale for TWO FOR ONE DOLLAR!  Remember: wherever there is ice cream, there’s a party!

Crusaders support Student Activities and buy doughnuts in the cafeteria. $1 a doughnut or 3 doughnuts for $2. Doughnuts will be on sale between tests, and after school. 

Attention Students: You must clean out your locker by TODAY. Please remove all items and take your lock with you. Students, who fail to do so, will be fined.

Get your mom’s gift crossed off your Christmas list.  Brother Rice Mom charm bracelets will be sold this week before school, between tests, and after school in the cafeteria.  Bracelets are $15 and are even gift wrapped.  Only cash payments will be accepted.

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

GENERAL

Congratulations to our winners of the Brother Rice Ugly Sweater Contest:

Freshman winner Ryan Rummery

Sophomore winner Frank WIlliams

Junior winner Carlos Salgado

Senior winner Conor Durkin and the Faculty & Staff Winner is Mr. Nye

Please see Mr. Prunckle in the cafeteria to collect your prize!

Attention all students:  The Advocacy Club will be selling ice cream snacks for only one dollar after the second period exams today. All proceeds will go to Love Without Boundaries, to help fund the education of the students in Cambodia. Treat yourself to an ice cream treat!  You’ve worked hard on your exams.  Also, for today and tomorrow only: our chocolate-dipped vanilla ice cream bars are on sale for TWO FOR ONE DOLLAR!  Remember: wherever there is ice cream, there’s a party!

Crusaders support Student Activities and buy doughnuts in the cafeteria. $1 a doughnut or 3 doughnuts for $2. Doughnuts will be on sale before school, between tests, and after school.

Attention Students: You must clean out your locker by TOMORROW. Please remove all items and take your lock with you. Students, who fail to do so, will be fined.

Get your mom’s gift crossed off your Christmas list.  Brother Rice Mom charm bracelets will be sold this week before school, between tests, and after school in the cafeteria.  Bracelets are $15 and are even gift wrapped.  Only cash payments will be accepted. 

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

GENERAL

Crusaders support Student Activities and buy doughnuts in the cafeteria. $1 a doughnut or 3 doughnuts for $2. Doughnuts will be on sale before school, between tests, and after school. 

Attention Students: You must clean out your locker by Friday, December 18th. Please remove all items and take your lock with you. Students, who fail to do so, will be fined.

Get your mom’s gift crossed off your Christmas list.  Brother Rice Mom charm bracelets will be sold this week before school, between tests, and after school in the cafeteria.  Bracelets are $15 and are even gift wrapped.  Only cash payments will be accepted. 

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

GENERAL

Crusaders support Student Activities and buy doughnuts in the cafeteria. $1 a doughnut or 3 doughnuts for $2. Doughnuts will be on sale before school, between tests, and after school. 

Attention Students: You must clean out your locker by Friday, December 18th. Please remove all items and take your lock with you. Students, who fail to do so, will be fined.

Congratulations to House Dublin, which had the most points last week.  Here are the final team totals at the end of the Hunt for the House: Limerick – 25, Dublin – 27, Cork – 28, and the champion is Waterford with 44.   The winner of this week’s sweatshirt is Mrs. Marie Pansino. Mrs. Pansino, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 103 to get your sweatshirt.  Thanks to everyone who participated in the Hunt for the House!  

Attention all students:  The Advocacy Club will be selling ice cream snacks for only one dollar after the second-period exams today. All proceeds will go to Love Without Boundaries, to help fund the education of the students in Cambodia. Treat yourself to an ice cream treat!  Why?  Because you’re worth it!  Remember: wherever there is ice cream, there’s a party!

Monday, December 14th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Students: You must clean out your locker by Friday, December 18th. Please remove all items and take your lock with you. Students, who fail to do so, will be fined.

Congratulations to House Dublin, which had the most points last week.  Here are the final team totals at the end of the Hunt for the House: Limerick – 25, Dublin – 27, Cork – 28, and the champion is Waterford with 44.   The winner of this week’s sweatshirt is Mrs. Marie Pansino. Mrs. Pansino, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 103 to get your sweatshirt.  Thanks to everyone who participated in the Hunt for the House!  

SPORTS

The following sophomore football players who have an order or backorder
from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119
by 12:30 PM TODAY: Jack Conlan and Palmer Fry

Friday, December 11th, 2020

GENERAL

The library is open for quiet study, starting at 7:30am daily. The library will be open during final exams. 

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

SENIORS: The last day to submit Transcript Release Forms for any January 1 deadline is TODAY! Please turn these in to the Counseling Office.

Seniors who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Illinois are reminded that applications for the Pilchard Scholarship are still available in the Counseling Office. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

Edmund Rice Camp is in need of counselors for summer 2021. Scan the QR code on the flyers around school and fill out the google form. Even if you signed up last year, please fill out the google form.  We anticipate the first counselor meeting in January.

SPORTS

If you are a member of the Bowling Team and haven’t met with Coach Dwyer please see him after school TODAY in room 201 

The following sophomore football players who have an order or backorder
from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119
by 2:30 PM TODAY: Jack Conlan, Palmer Fry, and James Siegler

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Students: Please help us brighten the Christmas season for residents at Mercy Circle and Smith Village Nursing home by writing a Christmas card. All cards will go to a resident at either home. The more cards the merrier! See Mr. Prunckle with any questions. 

Crusaders show off your Christmas Cheer TOMORROW by entering the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! Students may wear a school appropriate “Ugly Christmas Sweater” as their outerwear. All other dress code rules apply.  Winners will be named for each grade level. Faculty and staff, you are not forgotten. There will be a Faculty and staff winner as well. All winners will receive an Amazon gift card.

The library is open for quiet study, starting at 7:30 am daily. The library will be open during final exams. 

The Hunt for the House continues! Here is the week’s second clue: Rock of our foundation, A Mount for me and you, Founding our salvation, Back in eighteen oh two. What are these? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!  

SENIORS: The last day to submit Transcript Release Forms for any January 1 deadline is THIS FRIDAY, December 11. Please turn these into the Counseling Office.

Seniors who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Illinois are reminded that applications for the Pilchard Scholarship are still available in the Counseling Office. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

Edmund Rice Camp is in need of counselors for summer 2021. Scan the QR code on the flyers around school and fill out the google form. Even if you signed up last year, please fill out the google form.  We anticipate the first counselor meeting in January.

SPORTS

The following sophomore football players who have an order or backorder
from the team, shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119
by 2:30 PM TODAY: Danny Boss, Eddie Condon, Jack Conlan, Sam
Estrada, Palmer Fry, and James Siegler

If you are a member of the Bowling Team, you must meet with Coach Dwyer before the end of the week Mr. Coach Dwyer will be available before and after school in Room 201.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Students: Please help us brighten the Christmas season for residents at Mercy Circle and Smith Village Nursing home by writing a Christmas card. All cards will go to a resident at either home. The more cards the merrier! See Mr. Prunckle with any questions. 

Crusaders show off your Christmas Cheer tomorrow and Friday by entering the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! Students may wear a school appropriate “Ugly Christmas Sweater” as their outerwear. All other dress code rules apply.  Winners will be named for each grade level. Faculty and staff you are not forgotten. There will be a Faculty and staff winner as well. All winners will receive an Amazon gift card.

The library is open for quiet study, starting at 7:30 am daily. The library will be open during final exams. 

The Hunt for the House continues! Here is the week’s second clue: Rock of our foundation, A Mount for me and you, Founding our salvation, Back in eighteen oh two. What are these? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!  

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

Attention all Maroon Students!  The Politics Club will meet today immediately after school in room 220.  Come and let your voice be heard!  

SENIORS: The last day to submit Transcript Release Forms for any January 1 deadline is THIS FRIDAY, December 11. Please turn these in to the Counseling Office.

Seniors who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Illinois are reminded that applications for the Pilchard Scholarship are still available in the Counseling Office. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

Edmund Rice Camp is in need of counselors for summer 2021. Scan the QR code on the flyers around school and fill out the google form. Even if you signed up last year, please fill out the google form.  We anticipate the first counselor meeting in January.

Art Club and Spanish Club will meet TODAY immediately after 8th period in Room 207.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting TODAY in Room 218 after 8th period in Room 218. Any questions please see MR. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

SPORTS

Any freshman who is interested in basketball, Coach Frasor will send out an email regarding workouts this week.

Varsity football players, who still have to pick up team shop orders, should do so today, after 7th or 8th period, based on your dismissal time, in the south gym locker room. 

The following sophomore football players who have an order or backorder from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119 by 2:30PM TODAY: Danny Boss, Eddie Condon, Jack Conlan, Sam Estrada, Palmer Fry, Emmanuel Richardson, James Siegler, and Wyatt Williamson

If you are a member of the Bowling Team, you must meet with Coach Dwyer before the end of the weekMr. Coach Dwyer will be available before and after school in Room 201.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

GENERAL

The library is open for quiet study, starting at 7:30am daily. The library will be open during final exams. 

Attention all Orange Students!  The Politics Club will meet TODAY immediately after school in room 220.  Come and let your voice be heard!

The Hunt for the House continues!  Congratulations to Houses Cork and Waterford, who tied last week.  Here are the team totals after Week 3:  Cork – 25, Dublin – 18, Limerick – 21, and the leader, Waterford, with 36.  The winner of this week’s sweatshirt is senior Joe McIntyre. Joe, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 103 to get your sweatshirt.  Here is this week’s first clue:  Purple, purple, purple, pink; Two little flames are lit, I think; It is placed by a holy door; Very soon we light one more. What and where is it? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!  

SENIORS: The last day to submit Transcript Release Forms for any January 1 deadline is THIS FRIDAY, December 11. Please turn these in to the Counseling Office.

Seniors who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Illinois are reminded that applications for the Pilchard Scholarship are still available in the Counseling Office. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

Iona College is offering a Christian Brothers Legacy Scholarship for admitted Brother Rice students.  Any senior interested in applying to Iona can apply through the Common Application with a fee waiver.  If you would like more information, please stop by the Counseling Office.

Edmund Rice Camp is in need of counselors for summer 2021. Scan the QR code on the flyers around school and fill out the google form. Even if you signed up last year, please fill out the google form.  We anticipate the first counselor meeting in January.

Art Club and Spanish Club will meet this week on Tuesday and Wednesday immediately after 8th period in Room 207.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting TODAY (Orange) and TOMORROW (Maroon) in Room 218 after 8th period in Room 218. Any questions please see MR. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

SPORTS

For any freshman who is interested in basketball, Coach Frasor will send out an email regarding workouts this week.

Monday, December 7th, 2020

GENERAL

The Hunt for the House continues!  Congratulations to Houses Cork and Waterford, who tied last week.  Here are the team totals after Week 3:  Cork – 25, Dublin – 18, Limerick – 21, and the leader, Waterford, with 36.  The winner of this week’s sweatshirt is senior Joe McIntyre. Joe, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 103 to get your sweatshirt.  Here is this week’s first clue:  Purple, purple, purple, pink; Two little flames are lit, I think; It is placed by a holy door; Very soon we light one more. What and where is it? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!  

SENIORS: The last day to submit Transcript Release Forms for any January 1 deadline is THIS FRIDAY, December 11. Please turn these in to the Counseling Office.

Seniors who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Illinois are reminded that applications for the Pilchard Scholarship are still available in the Counseling Office. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor or Mrs. Jantz.

Iona College is offering a Christian Brothers Legacy Scholarship for admitted Brother Rice students.  Any senior interested in applying to Iona can apply through the Common Application with a fee waiver.  If you would like more information, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Edmund Rice Camp is in need of counselors for summer 2021. Scan the QR code on the flyers around school and fill out the google form. Even if you signed up last year, please fill out the google form.  We anticipate the first counselor meeting in January.

Art Club and Spanish Club will meet this week on Tuesday and Wednesday immediately after 8th period in Room 207.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting Tuesday December 8th (Orange) and Wednesday December 9th (Maroon) in Room 218 after 8th period in Room 218. Any questions please see MR. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

The Mother’s Club is hosting a toy drive for Gilda’s Club Chicago until December 5th.  Please donate a new unwrapped toy valued between $10-$20. The toys will be gifted to kids impacted by cancer. Toys can be dropped off and put in the box by the main office or outside the north entrance.

SPORTS

The following sophomore football players who have an order from the team
shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119 by 2:30PM
TODAY: Danny Boss, Sam Estrada, Wyatt Williamson

Friday, December 4th, 2020

GENERAL

All students who have registered for the Academic Approach ACT prep class need to pick up their materials in the Counseling Office TODAY during your lunch.

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

ATTENTION SENIORS:  The Alpha Alumni Chapter of Beta Sigma Psi is offering a scholarship to graduating seniors who plan to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall of 2021.  There is no obligation to join the fraternity to receive this award.  For additional information about this opportunity, please see the scholarship list on Naviance or stop by the Counseling Office. Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting Tuesday, December 8th (Orange) and Wednesday, December 9th (Maroon) in Room 218 after 8th period in Room 218. Any questions please see MR. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

ATTENTION JUNIORS:  The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is offering a scholarship to current outstanding high school juniors who plan to enroll in college in the fall of 2022.  This scholarship covers tuition, room, board and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  This is a competitive scholarship for students with an excellent academic record.  For additional information, please stop by the Counseling Office.  

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  My College Planning Team is offering a free college planning Webinar via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8th at 7:00 pm.  Topics that will be covered include how to choose the right college, how the financial aid system works and strategies to pay less for college.  If you are interested, you must register by December 7th.  Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

The Hunt for the House continues! Here is this week’s first clue:  Within my massive arms, I encompass every foe, Some I battle yearly, some gone from long ago. Who and where am I? And here is the week’s second clue: Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder where you are…at BR. What and where am I? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!  

Applications for Kairos 155 are available outside the ministry office.  The retreat is January 12-15, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions only a limited number can attend.  Applications are first-come, first served. Get your applications in as soon as possible.  Questions? See Mr. Augustyn 

The Mother’s Club is hosting a toy drive for Gilda’s Club Chicago until December 5th.  Please donate a new unwrapped toy valued between $10-$20. The toys will be gifted to kids impacted by cancer. Toys can be dropped off and put in the box by the main office or outside the north entrance.

SPORTS

There will be a Varsity football zoom meeting TODAY at 2:30P.M. There will be a special guest that will be joining our meeting

The following sophomore football players who have an order from the team
shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119 by 2:30PM
TODAY: Brendan Arnold, Danny Boss, Sam Estrada, Jack Gaughan, Sam Klinger, Wyatt Williamson

Our new Director of Lacrosse, Coach Haggerty will be on campus TODAY to meet with athletes who are interested in playing this spring. Please join him in the cafeteria during your 3rd, 4th, or 5th period lunch to learn about this new and exciting sport. All grades and ability levels are welcome for those athletes not playing a spring sport. Learn the true meaning of the historic phrase “Speak softly but carry a Big stick!”n

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Crusaders: Thank you for your support of our Giving Tuesday campaign! You were part of a historic day for Brother Rice, with over $125,000 raised and 360 donors! The Crusader spirit is strong with our community, whether you texted, emailed, or just told someone you made an impact! The Institutional Advancement team thanks you! 

All students who have registered for the Academic Approach ACT prep class need to pick up their materials in the Counseling Office TODAY during your lunchtime.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  The Alpha Alumni Chapter of Beta Sigma Psi is offering a scholarship to graduating seniors who plan to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall of 2021.  There is no obligation to join the fraternity to receive this award.  For additional information about this opportunity, please see the scholarship list on Naviance or stop by the Counseling Office. 

ATTENTION JUNIORS:  The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is offering a scholarship to current outstanding high school juniors who plan to enroll in college in the fall of 2022.  This scholarship covers tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  This is a competitive scholarship for students with an excellent academic record.  For additional information, please stop by the Counseling Office.  

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  My College Planning Team is offering a free college planning Webinar via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8th at 7:00 pm.  Topics that will be covered include how to choose the right college, how the financial aid system works and strategies to pay less for college.  If you are interested, you must register by December 7th.  Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

The Hunt for the House continues! Here is this week’s first clue:  Within my massive arms, I encompass every foe, Some I battle yearly, some gone from long ago. Who and where am I? And here is the week’s second clue: Twinkle twinkle little star, How I wonder where you are…at BR. What and where am I? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!  

Applications for Kairos 155 are available outside the ministry office.  The retreat is January 12-15, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions, only a limited number can attend.  Applications are first-come, first served. Get your applications in as soon as possible.  Questions? See Mr. Augustyn 

TOMORROW the Scholastic Bowl practice will take place in Mrs. Pansino’s room, room 200, at 7:15 AM. All are welcome. If you want to join us online, send Mrs. England an email.

The Mother’s Club is hosting a toy drive for Gilda’s Club Chicago until December 5th.  Please donate a new unwrapped toy valued between $10-$20. The toys will be gifted to kids impacted by cancer. Toys can be dropped off and put in the box by the main office or outside the north entrance.

SPORTS

There will be a Varsity football zoom meeting on Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. There will be a special guest that will be joining our meeting.  

The following sophomore football players who have an order from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119 by 3pm TODAY: Brendan Arnold, Danny Boss, Sam Estrada, Jack Gaughan, Dom Heidy, Sam Klinger, Marty O’Keeffe, Emmanuel Richardson, Marty Ryan, Frank Williams, Wyatt Williamson

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

GENERAL

All students who have registered for the Academic Approach ACT prep class need to pick up their materials in the Counseling Office today AFTER SCHOOL.

Applications for Kairos 155 are available outside the ministry office.  The retreat is January 12-15, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions, only a limited number can attend.  Applications are first-come, first served. Get your applications in as soon as possible.  Questions? See Mr. Augustyn 

Kairos 4th day will take place after school TODAY in the chapel. All kaironians are welcome. –

This Friday the Scholastic Bowl practice will take place in Mrs. Pansino’s room, room 200, at 7:15 AM. All are welcome. If you want to join us online, send Mrs. England an email.

The Mother’s Club is hosting a toy drive for Gilda’s Club Chicago until December 5th.  Please donate a new unwrapped toy valued between $10-$20. The toys will be gifted to kids impacted by cancer.  Toys can be dropped off and put in the box by the main office or outside the north entrance.

SPORTS

There will be a Varsity football zoom meeting on Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. There will be a special guest that will be joining our meeting.  

The following sophomore football players who have an order from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch in room 119 by 3pm TODAY: Brendan Arnold, Danny Boss, Sam Estrada, Jack Gaughan, Dom Heidy, Sam Klinger, Marty O’Keeffe, Emmanuel Richardson, Marty Ryan, Frank Williams, Wyatt Williamson

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

GENERAL

The Hunt for the House continues!  Congratulations to House Waterford, who took first place again last week!  Here are the team totals so far:  Cork – 19, Dublin – 17, Limerick with 17, and the leader, Waterford, with 30.  The winner of this week’s sweatshirt is sophomore Andrew Hoefler.  Andrew, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 103 to get your sweatshirt.  Here is this week’s first clue:  Within my massive arms, I encompass every foe, Some I battle yearly, some gone from long ago. Who and where am I? Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti on Friday and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!

Applications for Kairos 155 are available outside the ministry office.  The retreat is January 12-15, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions, only a limited number can attend.  Applications are first-come, first served. Get your applications in as soon as possible.  Questions? See Mr. Augustyn 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  The Alpha Alumni Chapter of Beta Sigma Psi is offering a scholarship to graduating seniors who plan to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall of 2021.  There is no obligation to join the fraternity to receive this award.  For additional information about this opportunity, please see the scholarship list on Naviance or stop by the Counseling Office. 

Art Club will meet TODAY immediately after 8th period in Room 207.

The Mother’s Club is hosting a toy drive for Gilda’s Club Chicago until December 5th.  Please donate a new unwrapped toy valued between $10-$20. The toys will be gifted to kids impacted by cancer.  Toys can be dropped off and put in the box by the main office or outside the north entrance.

SPORTS

Freshman football team shop orders can be picked up in room 214 until the end of 7th period, Monday and Tuesday. See Coach Lyons with any questions.

Any sophomore football player who ordered from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch’s in room 119 by 3 pm TODAY. The shorts that were back-ordered are there to

Monday, November 30th, 2020

GENERAL

Applications for Kairos 155 are available outside the ministry office.  The retreat is January 12-15, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions, only a limited number can attend.  Applications are first-come, first served. Get your applications in as soon as possible.  Questions? See Mr. Augustyn 

Participate in Giving Tuesday and support the Brother Rice Crusader Fund on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, by dressing down.  Students, who donate more than $5, will earn an additional dress down day on Thursday, December 10, or Friday, December 11

Art Club will meet on Monday and Tuesday this week immediately after 8th period in Room 207.

SPORTS

Freshman football team shop orders can be picked up in room 214 until the end of 7th period, Monday and Tuesday. See Coach Lyons with any questions.

Any sophomore football player who ordered from the team shop can pick up their gear from Coach Klutch’s in room 119 by 3 pm TODAY. The shorts that were back-ordered are there to

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

GENERAL

Applications for Kairos 155 are available outside the ministry office.  The retreat is January 12-15, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions, only a limited number can attend.  Applications are first-come, first served. Get your applications in as soon as possible.  Questions? See Mr. Augustyn 

The Hunt for the House continues!  Congratulations to House Waterford, which came in first with 26 points, followed by Cork with 17, Dublin with 15, and Limerick with 14.  The winner of the sweatshirt is freshman Alex LaMantia.  Alex, please see Ms. Pacetti in Room 103 to get your sweatshirt.  Here is this week’s clue:  Through sunshine, rain, sleet, and snow, He rests his hand on my shoulder. Where he stands I hope you’ll know, even when you’re much, much older. Who is he?  Look for an email from Ms. Pacetti and fill out the Hunt for the House form to get points for your house and a chance to win a sweatshirt!

Participate in Giving Tuesday and support the Brother Rice Crusader Fund on Monday, November 30, and Tuesday, December 1, 2020, by dressing down. Students, who donate more than $5, will earn an additional dress down day on Thursday, December 10, or Friday, December 11.

Give Back. Give Thanks.

SPORTS

All cross country athletes should turn in their uniforms to Coach Wazio after 8th period before Thanksgiving break.  

Anyone interested in being part of the C4 winter running club should see Coach Wazio in room 212 or Coach Swynenburg in room 221 sometime today.  The club will begin meeting on Monday, November 30th pending Covid restrictions.

Anyone interested in joining the track & field team this year should see Coach Wazio sometime today in room 212.  

Friday, November 20th, 2020

GENERAL

Crusaders, Ms. Pacetti sent you an email with a link to the “Hunt for the House” answer form.  Please type in your answers by 7 p.m. TODAY to earn points for your house and a chance to win a Brother Rice sweatshirt.

Attention all Orange group students: The Politics Club will meet immediately after school on Monday in room 220.  Come let your voice be heard.

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

SPORTS

Anyone interested in being part of the C4 winter running club should see Coach Wazio in room 212 or Coach Swynenburg in room 221 sometime today.  The club will begin meeting on Monday, November 30th pending Covid restrictions.

Anyone interested in joining the track & field team this year should see Coach Wazio sometime today in room 212.  

All cross country athletes should turn in their uniforms to Coach Wazio after 8th period before Thanksgiving break

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: Catapult will be closed TODAY

Attention students and mentor teachers: Here is your next clue for the “Hunt for the House”We watch you leave each day, Near our hallowed halls, Crazy you may say, Cuz we’re bouncing off the walls. Who are we? On FRIDAY, go to the “Hunt for the House” Google form that Ms. Pacetti will email you and type in the information requested and your answers. Good luck, Crusaders!

Attention all Orange group students: The Politics Club will meet immediately after school on Monday in room 220.  Come let your voice be heard.

SPORTS

All cross country athletes should turn in their uniforms to Coach Wazio after 8th period before Thanksgiving break. 

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: Mrs. England’s classes please meet room 217 TODAY

Attention students and mentor teachers: Here is your next clue for the “Hunt for the House”We watch you leave each day, Near our hallowed halls, Crazy you may say, Cuz we’re bouncing off the walls. Who are we? On FRIDAY, go to the “Hunt for the House” Google form that Ms. Pacetti will email you and type in the information requested and your answers. Good luck, Crusaders!

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

Thank you to everyone who came out and played last night in our inaugural 7 vs 7 Flag Football Tournament. Congratulations to team 10K Grant, captained by Senior Jack Botta. They defeated Aidan O’Connor’s team in the championship 28-21. Congratulations to game MVP Kahry Shaw who made the spectacular game winning grab. 

SPORTS

There will be NO intramural tennis today. See Coach Vogt with questions.

All cross country athletes should turn in their uniforms to Coach Wazio after 8th period before Thanksgiving break. 

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students and mentor teachers:  You are invited to join the “Hunt for the House”!  To participate, listen to the announcements for 2 clues this week about things in the school or on the BR website.   Your House will receive points for your correct answers.  PLUS, one person who has both answers correct will be entered in a drawing for a FREE sweatshirt.  Here is your first clue:  Masked I be, like you and we, can’t see my grin, it’s made of tin.  What am I?  Your next clue will be announced on Thursday.  On FRIDAY, go to the “Hunt for the House” Google form that Ms. Pacetti will email you and type in the information requested and your answers. Good luck, Crusaders!

SPORTS

The Bass team will meet outside of Room 102 TONIGHT at 6 pm. If you ordered any jerseys or hoodies they will be there. 

There will be NO intramural tennis this Wednesday. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Freshman Football weight room workouts continue today, from 2:20-3:00. Dress and entry is through the north gym locker room. See Coach Lyons in room 214 with any questions.

All cross country athletes should turn in their uniforms to Coach Wazio after 8th period before Thanksgiving break. 

Monday, November 16th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students and mentor teachers:  You are invited to join the “Hunt for the House”!  To participate, listen to the announcements for 2 clues this week about things in the school or on the BR website.   Your House will receive points for your correct answers.  PLUS, one person who has both answers correct will be entered in a drawing for a FREE sweatshirt.  Here is your first clue:  Masked I be, like you and we, can’t see my grin, it’s made of tin. What am I?  Your next clue will be announced on Wednesday and Thursday.  On FRIDAY, go to the “Hunt for the House” Google form that Ms. Pacetti will email you and type in the information requested and your answers. Good luck, Crusaders!

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

ATTENTION!  Anyone interested in trying out for the bowling team.  Tryouts will be held TODAY at Arena Lanes at 2:30PM.  If you need a ride to the lanes, please see Coach Dwyer, sometime TODAY in Rm. 201.

The Bass team will meet outside of Room 102 on Tuesday Nov. 17th at 6 pm. If you ordered any jerseys or hoodies I will have them there.

There will be NO intramural tennis this Wednesday. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Friday, November 13th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention Chess Team members:  Please check Schoology for important information about tomorrow’s tournament.

 

Creative Writing Club will meet after school today in Room 100. No experience necessary, all are welcome. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

 

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.


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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Attention all bowlers.  Tryouts for this year’s bowling team will be held at Arena Lanes on Monday November 16th at 2:30.  There will be limited transportation to Arena, so see Coach Dwyer if you will need a ride.

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: Mr. Gibson’s 8th period class please report to 221 TODAY

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2021 program. Student leaders will work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., develop leadership and career skills and connect with like-minded students from across the country.  Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.  

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Any freshman who is interested in trying out for the basketball team.  Please fill out the google form on the basketball Twitter page, @BR_Hoops

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

GENERAL

To honor our veterans we will have a Dress Down Day TOMORROW! The cost is $2 and all proceeds go to the Will County Veterans Assistance Commission.  

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

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2021 program. Student leaders will work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., develop leadership and career skills and connect with like-minded students from across the country.  Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.  

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

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of the Student Council.

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Any freshman who is interested in trying out for the basketball team.  Please fill out the google form on the basketball Twitter page, @BR_Hoops

Intramural tennis will take place after school today. Players should meet in Room 100 after school, and the bus will leave at approximately 2:40. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

GENERAL

All Full Lunches will be outside TODAY.

Veterans Day is this Wednesday, November 11th. To honor our veterans we will have a Dress Down Day this Wednesday and Thursday! The cost is $2 and all proceeds go to the Will County Veterans Assistance Commission.  

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hosting a virtual High School Outreach Program from November 12th through November 15th.  Students will have the opportunity to learn more about their cultural centers, FAFSA, financial award letters, and much more.  Any high school student is invited to participate.  If interested in the program, please stop by the Counseling Office for registration information.

Spanish Club will meet TODAY and TOMORROW immediately after 8th period in room 207.

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

On Saturday, Eddie Burke & Mikey Corcoran represented C4 in the ShaZam state championship.  Corcoran placed 59th and Burke was 115th.   Over the season Burke won four races, earned All-Catholic League honors, repeated as regional champion, and was a sectional medalist and state qualifier.  Corcoran was the ‘Molenda Invite’ individual champion, earned All-Catholic League honors, and was regional runner-up, a sectional medalist, and state qualifier.  Congratulations to both of these seniors on great four year careers!  

Bass Team meeting TOMORROW at 6:00 PM outside of Room 102. To discuss what’s going on for 2021 with all the new restrictions. Also we have all the Jerseys and Hoodies you ordered at the beginning of the year. Any questions call Mr. Lowery 312-218-2399

Friday, November 6th, 2020

GENERAL

Juniors received an email from the Counseling Office announcing that registration is now open for Academic Approach ACT Test Prep. Academic Approach is free to all Chicago residents and will cost $320 for non-Chicago residents. Registration closes on November 22. Please stop in the Counseling Office for any questions.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hosting a virtual High School Outreach Program from November 12th through November 15th.  Students will have the opportunity to learn more about their cultural centers, FAFSA, financial award letters, and much more.  Any high school student is invited to participate.  If interested in the program, please stop by the Counseling Office for registration information.

Creative Writing Club will meet after school in Room 100 today. All are welcome, no experience required. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Bass Team meeting Tuesday Nov. 10 at 6 pm outside of Room 102. To discuss what’s going on for 2021 with all the new restrictions. Also we have all the Jerseys and Hoodies you ordered at the beginning of the year. Any questions call Mr. Lowery 312-218-2399

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

GENERAL

Juniors received an email from the Counseling Office announcing that registration is now open for Academic Approach ACT Test Prep. Academic Approach is free to all Chicago residents and will cost $320 for non-Chicago residents. Registration closes on November 22. Please stop in the Counseling Office for any questions.


Congressman Lipinski is hosting a virtual information session on Financing College on Monday, November 9th at 6:00 p.m.  The information will be about federal and state financial aid resources for students and families.  Registration is online at lipinski.house.gov/events

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

Have you ever wanted to compete on a team playing games like Rocket League, Fortnite, SMITE, League of Legends, and Overwatch??   Now’s your chance! Brother Rice is forming an ESports program. If you are interested in joining, please see one of the flyers around school with registration information. You must register using your Brother Rice email address. Any questions please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210. 

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

GENERAL

Congressman Lipinski is hosting a virtual information session on Financing College on Monday, November 9th at 6:00 p.m.  The information will be about federal and state financial aid resources for students and families.  Registration is online at lipinski.house.gov/events

Attention students: If you are interested in building and programming Robots then Robotics Club is for you! Juniors and seniors will meet TODAY from 2:10-3:30 P.M. New and returning sophomores as well as any new freshman should attend an informational meeting TODAY from 2:15-2:45 P.M in room 211. Please only attend one of these meetings. If you are a new or returning member but cannot attend the informational meeting, or have other questions, please contact Mr. Van Dyke

If you want to win the best son award, just tell you parents they don’t have to cook tonight… and instead come out to Chipotle on 95th and Western TODAY between 4-8 to support the Brother Rice and Mother McAuley Band! Make sure to show the flyer or mention us at checkout.

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

Art Club will meet TODAY immediately after 8th period in room 207.  Hope to see you there!

Have you ever wanted to compete on a team playing games like Rocket League, Fortnite, SMITE, League of Legends, and Overwatch??   Now’s your chance! Brother Rice is forming an ESports program. If you are interested in joining, please see one of the flyers around school with registration information. You must register using your Brother Rice email address. Any questions please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210. 

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Anyone interested in joining the swim team we will start preseason training TODAY. Please bring shorts, T-shirt, and gym shoes for dry land. Also bring swim suit, goggles and towel. Meet in pool corridor at 3:15 P.M. 

All intramural tennis players should report to Room 100 after school today. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

GENERAL

All students who use a computer in the library, please remember to logout of your accounts or any tab, before you leave.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  There is a scholarship opportunity for students who are interested in applying to Iona College.  All graduates of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother high school who are admitted to Iona College as first-time full-time freshman, will be eligible to receive the Christian Brothers Legacy Scholarship, which will provide a minimum of a 50% tuition scholarship to Iona College, renewable each year contingent upon continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment at the College.  Students will also have their application fee waived when applying through the Common App.  Their Early Action deadline is December 15th and their Regular Decision deadline is February 15th.  Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

Attention students: If you are interested in building and programming Robots then Robotics Club is for you! Our first meetings are this week! Juniors and seniors will meet TODAY and TOMORROW from 2:10-3:30 P.M. New and returning sophomores as well as any new freshman should attend an informational meeting on TODAY or TOMORROW from 2:15-2:45 P.M in room 211. Please only attend one of these meetings. If you are a new or returning member but cannot attend the informational meeting, or have other questions, please contact Mr. Van Dyke

Attention Chess Team members: A reminder to RSVP for TODAY’S match on the Schoology group page.  The zoom meeting will open at 4:00 so that games can start by 4:30. 

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

Attention members of the National Honor Society: Remember that your Google Form responses regarding Open House 2 are due TODAY. Please see Mr. Bergstedt in room 115 if you have any questions.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting for the Maroon group TODAY after 8th period in room 218. Any questions can be directed to Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker. See you there!!

There will be one last meeting TODAY after 8th period in room 102 for anyone interested in Paintball Club. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. We will be discussing our next, upcoming outing. New members are always welcome. If you have any questions please see Mr. Maple.

Art Club will meet TODAY and TOMORROW immediately after 8th period in room 207.  Hope to see you there!

Have you ever wanted to compete on a team playing games like Rocket League, Fortnite, SMITE, League of Legends, and Overwatch??   Now’s your chance! Brother Rice is forming an ESports program. If you are interested in joining, please see one of the flyers around school with registration information. You must register using your Brother Rice email address. Any questions please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210. 

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Anyone interested in joining the swim team we will start preseason training TOMORROW. Please bring shorts, T-shirt, and gym shoes for dry land. Also bring swim suit, goggles and towel. Meet in pool corridor at 3:15 P.M.

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

GENERAL

All students who use a computer in the library, please remember to logout of your accounts or any tab, before you leave.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  There is a scholarship opportunity for students who are interested in applying to Iona College.  All graduates of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother high school who are admitted to Iona College as first-time full-time freshman, will be eligible to receive the Christian Brothers Legacy Scholarship, which will provide a minimum of a 50% tuition scholarship to Iona College, renewable each year contingent upon continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment at the College.  Students will also have their application fee waived when applying through the Common App.  Their Early Action deadline is December 15th and their Regular Decision deadline is February 15th.  Please stop by the Counseling Office for additional information.

Attention students: If you are interested in building and programming Robots then Robotics Club is for you! Our first meetings are this week! Juniors and seniors will meet Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:10-3:30 P.M. New and returning sophomores as well as any new freshman should attend an informational meeting on Tuesday or Wednesday from 2:15-2:45 P.M in room 211. Please only attend one of these meetings. If you are a new or returning member but cannot attend the informational meeting, or have other questions, please contact Mr. Van Dyke

Attention Students? Are you ready for some football? The Brother Rice Student Council is hosting its inaugural Flag Football 7v7 Turkey Bowl on Tuesday November 17th. Get a team together of at least 7 people and submit your roster by Friday, November 13th. Any Questions please see Coach Prunckle or a member of Student Council.

Attention members of the National Honor Society: Remember that your Google Form responses regarding Open House 2 are due by TOMORROW, November 3rd, 2020. Please see Mr. Bergstedt in room 115 if you have any questions.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting for the Maroon group TOMORROW after 8th period in room 218. Any questions can be directed to Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker. See you there!!

The Brother Rice Paintball club will have a meeting today, Monday, November 2nd, and tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd after school in room 102. The meeting will last roughly 20 to 30 minutes. We will be discussing our next outing and other various topics. You only have to attend one of the meetings. New members are always welcome. See Mr. Maple if you have any questions. 

Art Club will meet on TOMORROW, November 3rd, and on Wednesday, November 4th, immediately after 8th period in room 207.  Hope to see you there!

Have you ever wanted to compete on a team playing games like Rocket League, Fortnite, SMITE, League of Legends, and Overwatch??   Now’s your chance! Brother Rice is forming an ESports program. If you are interested in joining, please see one of the flyers around school with registration information. You must register using your Brother Rice email address. Any questions please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210. 

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December. 

SPORTS

On Saturday, the cross country team competed in the IHSA sectional championship at historic Detweiller (Det-Why-Ler) Park in Peoria.  The Crusaders placed 8th overall.  The team was led by medalists Eddie Burke (7th) & Mikey Corcoran (10th).  This was the first time since 2002 that the program has had two runners finish in the top 10.  Also scoring was Sean Deane, Connor Melean, & Charley Duggan.  This weekend concluded the IHSA season. Both Burke & Corcoran would have qualified for the state meet.  However, both athletes received an invitation to race at the Shazam state championship this Saturday in Chillicothe (Chill-ih-coth-ee).  


Anyone interested in joining the swim team we will start preseason training on Wed Nov 4th. Please bring shorts, T-shirt, and gym shoes for dry land. Also bring swim suit, goggles and towel. Meet in pool corridor at 3:15p Nov 4th. 

Friday, October 30th, 2020

GENERAL

Creative Writing Club will meet after school in Room 100 TODAY. All are welcome. See Mr. Vogt with questions.

Attention members of the National Honor Society: Remember that your Google Form responses regarding Open House 2 are due by Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. Please see Mr. Bergstedt in room 115 if you have any questions.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting for the Maroon group on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd after 8th period in room 218. Any questions can be directed to Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker. See you there!!

The Brother Rice Paintball Club will meet next Monday, November 2nd, and Tuesday, November 3rd directly after 8th period in room 102. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. You only need to attend one meeting, depending on which day you are in school. We will discuss our next outing at the meeting. If you are interested in joining the paintball club, please see Mr. Maple before the next meeting. New members are always welcome.

Have you ever wanted to compete on a team playing games like Rocket League, Fortnite, SMITE, League of Legends, and Overwatch??   Now’s your chance! Brother Rice is forming an ESports program. If you are interested in joining, please see one of the flyers around the school with registration information. You must register using your Brother Rice email address. Any questions please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210. 

This weekend is your last chance to see the Brother Rice Drama Club’s original adaptation of The Twilight Zone!  While tonight’s first two shows at 7:00 and 9:00 are sold out, there are still a dozen or so tickets for the special 11:00 PM performance tonight and a few left for tomorrow’s Saturday Spooktacular Halloween performances at 7:00 or 9:00 PM.  $5.00 for students and faculty / $10.00 for everyone else.  See Mr. Rolence in Room 204 or email him at jrolence@brrice.org for info.  

Brother Jay Toole served the Brother Rice Community from 1975-2017.  Brother served in 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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Anyone interested in joining the swim team we will start preseason training on Wed Nov 4th. Please bring shorts, T-shirt, and gym shoes for dry land. Also bring swimsuit, goggles, and towel. Meet in the pool corridor at 3:15p Nov 4th. 

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention members of the National Honor Society: Remember that your Google Form responses regarding Open House 2 are due by Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. Please see Mr. Bergstedt in room 115 if you have any questions.

Attention students: There will be a Diversity Club meeting for the Maroon group on Tuesday Nov. 3rd after 8th period in room 218. Any questions can be directed to Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker. See you there!!

The Brother Rice Paintball Club will meet next Monday, November 2nd, and Tuesday, November 3rd directly after 8th period in room 102. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. You only need to attend one meeting, depending on which day you are in school. We will discuss our next outing at the meeting. If you are interested in joining the paintball club, please see Mr. Maple before the next meeting. New members are always welcome.

Have you ever wanted to compete on a team playing games like Rocket League, Fortnite, SMITE, League of Legends, and Overwatch??   Now’s your chance! Brother Rice is forming an ESports program. If you are interested in joining, please see one of the flyers around school with registration information. You must register using your Brother Rice email address. Any questions please see Mr. Strehlau in room 210. 

Tickets for the ‘s original adaptation of are on sale today through all lunch periods and after school in the cafeteria. Join us in the Carmody Center THIS WEEKEND for some Halloween fun as you watch three classic TV episodes come to life.  GA is $10 and student/faculty tickets are only $5.  Tickets for tonight’s and Friday’s 7:00 PM shows are sold out.  However, limited tickets are still available for Friday’s shows at 9:00 and 11:00 PM, as well as Saturday’s shows at 7:00 and 9:00 PM.  They are going fast, so get your tickets before they’re gone!  If you have any questions or prefer to go right to the source, see Mr. Rolence in Room 204!

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 23rd. Winners will be notified by the award committee in December.

SPORTS

Anyone interested in joining the swim team we will start preseason training on Wed Nov 4th. Please bring shorts, T-shirt, and gym shoes for dry land. Also bring swim suit, goggles and towel. Meet in pool corridor at 3:15p Nov 4th. 

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

GENERAL

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

Attention all scholastic bowl men. We will practice on Tuesdays after school at 2:15 P.M. and Fridays before school at 7:00 A.M. Go to our Schoology group for links that allow you to practice virtually.

If you are interested in joining scholastic bowl but cannot attend practice, please see Mrs. England in room 217 or Mrs. Pansino in room 200. All are welcome.

Tickets for the ‘s original adaptation of are on sale today through all lunch periods and after school in the cafeteria. Join us in the Carmody Center THIS WEEKEND on October 29, October 30, or October 31 for some Halloween fun as you watch three classic TV episodes come to life.  Check out the flyers posted around the school for showtimes and more information.  Tickets for Thursday and Friday’s shows at 7:00 PM are sold out.  However, limited tickets are still available for Friday’s shows at 9:00 and 11:00 PM, as well as Saturday’s shows at 7:00 and 9:00 PM.  They are going fast, so get your tickets before they’re gone!  If you have any questions or prefer to go right to the source, see Mr. Rolence in Room 204!

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

Anyone interested in joining the swim team we will start preseason training on Wed Nov 4th. Please bring shorts, T-shirt, and gym shoes for dry land. Also bring swim suit, goggles and towel. Meet in pool corridor at 3:15p Nov 4th. 

There will be NO intramural tennis this week. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

GENERAL

Attention students: Are you interested in tackling social justice issues and learning about cultural diversity? If so, join the Diversity Club TODAY after 8th period in room 218 for a brief and informative meeting. All are welcome. Any questions, see Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

Attention all scholastic bowl men. We will practice on Tuesdays after school at 2:15 P.M. and Fridays before school at 7:00 A.M. Go to our Schoology group for links that allow you to practice virtually.

If you are interested in joining scholastic bowl but cannot attend practice, please see Mrs. England in room 217 or Mrs. Pansino in room 200. All are welcome.

Tickets for the ‘s original adaptation of will be on sale today through all lunch periods and after school in the cafeteria. Join us in the Carmody Center THIS WEEKEND on October 29, October 30, or October 31 for some Halloween fun as you watch three classic TV episodes come to life.  Check out the flyers posted around the school for show times and more information. GA is $10 and student/faculty tickets are only $5. Tickets for Thursday and Friday’s shows at 7:00 PM are sold out.  Tickets are still available for Friday’s shows at 9:00 and 11:00 PM, as well as Saturday’s shows at 7:00 and 9:00 PM.  Get your tickets before they’re gone!  If you have any questions or prefer to go right to the source, see Mr. Rolence in Room 204!

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 IHSA regional at the Ag. School.  The Crusaders captured their 3rd title in a row and four in the last five years.  The team executed the race strategy to perfection as they beat Richards 31-36.  Eddie Burke and Mikey Corcoran went 1-2 and were named ‘All-Regional’, with Burke winning the race to defend his 2019 individual championship.  Connor Melean (7th) & Sean Deane (9th) also raced to top 10 finishes.  Freshman Charley Duggan placed 12th with a 32 second PR.  His time now ranks him as the #7 freshman in school history. Charley Walsh (13th) and Sean McNally (14th) secured the victory both beating Richards’ 5th man. This Saturday, the ‘Running Ugly’ Crusaders will travel to historic Detweiller Park in Peoria to race in the IHSA sectional championship.    

There will be NO intramural tennis this week. See Coach Vogt with questions.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

GENERAL

All students taking the ACT this Sunday MUST present an ID and their ACT ticket to enter the school. Please print your ACT ticket ASAP to discover if there are any issues. If there are any issues, please contact the Counseling Office.

Attention students: Are you interested in tackling social justice issues and learning about cultural diversity? If so, join the Diversity Club on Tuesday, October 27th after 8th period in room 218 for a brief and informative meeting. All are welcome. Any questions, see Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

Anyone interested in Bowling this year, please come to Rm 201 after 8th period today for a short meeting.

Tickets for the ‘s original adaptation of will be on sale today through all lunch periods and after school in the cafeteria. Join us in the Carmody Center on October 29, October 30, or October 31 for some Halloween fun as you watch three classic TV episodes come to life.  Check out the flyers posted around the school for showtimes and more information.  GA is $10 and student/faculty tickets are only $5.  If you have any questions or prefer to go right to the source, see Mr. Rolence in Room 204!

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.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

GENERAL

All students taking the ACT this Sunday MUST present an ID and their ACT ticket to enter the school. Please print your ACT ticket ASAP to discover if there are any issues. If there are any issues, please contact the Counseling Office.

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

Attention students: Are you interested in tackling social justice issues and learning about cultural diversity? If so, join the Diversity Club on Tuesday, October 27th after 8th period in room 218 for a brief and informative meeting. All are welcome. Any questions, see Mr. McAuliffe or Mr. Parker.

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

 

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

Anyone interested in Bowling this year, please come to Rm 201 after 8th period today for a short meeting.

Tickets for the ‘s original adaptation of will be on sale today through all lunch periods and after school in the cafeteria. Join us in the Carmody Center on October 29, October 30, or October 31 for some Halloween fun as you watch three classic TV episodes come to life.  Check out the flyers posted around the school for showtimes and more information.  $., $..  If you have any questions or prefer to go right to the source, see Mr. Rolence in Room 204!

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

CALLING ALL TENNIS PLAYERS! 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 with questions.

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.